Do you want to Jailbreak iPhone 2.1? Well, now you can! Unfortunately it�s not an easy process as it was with the iPod Touch which was completely GUI based. You will need to carefully follow the below instructions to jailbreak your iPhone 2.1. This tutorial also works for the iPhone 3G.
You must install iTunes 8 first, so if you don�t have iTunes 8 download or update to it right now.
If you�re using an iPhone, you must download iPhone 2.1 firmware using the below link:
If you�re using an iPhone 3G, download iPhone 3G 2.1 firmware using the below link:
1. Open iTunes 8, and update to iPhone firmware 2.1.
2. After you�re upgraded to firmware 2.1, uninstall iTunes 8.0, and install iTunes 7.7.* from the download link here:
3. Download QuickPWN iPhone 2.1 Jailbreak here:
4. Run the QuickPWN-GUI.exe file and browse and select your iPhone 2.1 firmware.
5. Follow the on-screen steps, choose Installer and Cydia.
6. Once finished, your iPhone will reboot, but Installer and Cydia won�t be visible.
7. Download & Install DiskAid from here:
8. Connect your iPhone via USB to your computer and launch the DiskAID program.
9. When the DiskAid screen launches, you�ll see a drop-down box on the bottom left that says �Media Folder�. Click on it, and select �Root Folder� instead.
10. You�ll get a Root Partition message, just click ok!
11. On the left side, scroll down and click the System folder. Now double-click the Library Folder. Scroll down and double-click the �PrivateFrameworks� folder.
12. On the right side, scroll down and click on the MobileInstallation.framework folder.
13. Select the MobileInstallation file, and click �Delete from Device�.
13. Download the new MobileInstallation patch from
14. In DiskAid, click �Copy File to Device�, and select the MobileInstallation file you downloaded.
15. After you�ve copied the MobileInstallation file, reboot your iPhone and you should see a jailbreaked iPhone 2.1 now! Enjoy.
16. In DiskAid, navigate to /private/var/mobile/Library/Caches and delete the following file: com.apple.mobile.installation.plist
17. Reboot your iPhone, and Installer & Cydia should show up!
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