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How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G Using PwnageTool (Mac) [4.3.1]

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPod Touch 3G on iOS 4.3.1 using PwnageTool for Mac.
Step One
Make a folder called “Pwnage” on the desktop. In it, you will need a couple of things. PwnageTool 4.3, found here or here .
You will also need the 4.3.1 iPod Touch firmware.
4.3.1 (3G): iPod3,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
When downloading the IPSW file, it is best to download it with Firefox since Safari often auto extracts it!

Step Two
Double click to mount PwnageTool then drag the PwnageTool icon into the Pwnage folder.

Then from the Pwnage folder double click to launch the PwnageTool application.

 

Click Ok if presented with a warning.

 

Step Three
Click to select Expert Mode from the top menu bar

 

Step Four
Click to select your iPod. A check-mark will appear over the image of the phone. Click the blue arrow button to continue.

 

Step Five
You will be brought to the “Browse for IPSW” page. Click the Browse for IPSW… button.

From the popup window select your firmware from the Pwnage folder then click the Open button.

Step Six

You will then be brought to a menu with several choices. Click to select General then click the blue arrow button. The General settings allows you to decide the partition size. The Cydia settings menu allows you to create custom packages so you do not have to manually install the necessary them later. Click to select the Download packages tab. Then click the Refresh button to display all the available packages. Double clicking the package you want will download it and make it available in the Select Packages tab. Checkmark the ones you want then Click the blue arrow button. The Custom Packages Settings menu displays listed package settings for your custom IPSW. For know leave these settings as is. Click the blue arrow button to continue. Step Seven

You are now ready to begin the pwnage process! Click the Build button to select it then click the Blue arrow button to begin. Step Eight

You will be asked to save your custom .ipsw file. Save it to your Pwnage folder you created on your Desktop.

Your IPSW is now being built. Please allow up to 10 minutes. Step Nine and Ten is put iPod touch 4G in to DFU mode. Same as here. SKIP…..

Step Eleven

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop using the dialog window that appears. Select the custom IPSW that was created and click the Choose button.

Step Twelve

iTunes will now restore the firmware on your iPod. This can also take up to 10 minutes. Once done you will be rebooted into jailbroken iPod OS 4.3.1!

***THANKS: Thank you to Dev-Team and I0n1c for their hard work in making this jailbreak and tutorial possible!

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