How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2



How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2

George Hotz recently released blackra1n RC 2 for iPhone and iPod Touch which fixed various bugs and issues with the jailbreak tool. A good number of previously disappointed users now have succeeded in jailbreaking their devices. For those who still haven’t jailbroken their iPod Touch, here’s a quick guide on how to do that with blackra1n RC 2.

  • Download iTunes 8 from Apple’s website.
  • Upgrade to OS 3.1.2 via iTunes. It will be free if you were already using 3.0 on iPod Touch otherwise you’ll have to buy it.How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2
  • Once your iPod Touch has upgraded to 3.1.2, download blackra1n. Use Windows XP compatibility mode if you’re using Windows Vista or Windows 7 ( if it crashes ).How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2
  • Launch the tool, and click the ‘make it ra1n’ button.blackra1n jailbreak by geohot RC2
  • It’ll take some time while your iPod Touch is jailbroken. You’ll see George’s picture, which means it’s working. After the process is complete, it’ll restart.How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2
  • You should see the blackra1n icon in your apps now. Launch it.

How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2

  • From here, you can install Cydia, which lets you install jailbreak applications. You can also install Rock or Icy as well, which are Cydia alternatives.

How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2

How to jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n RC 2

  • Congratulations, you have your iPod Touch 3.1.2 jailbreak up and running.

Note:

  • Only tethered jailbreak is available for iPod Touch 8GB 3G as well as iPhone 3G S, this means that to restart your device after a shutdown, you’ll have to connect it to your Mac or PC and run the jailbreak tool again.
  • This will not unlock your iPhone.
  • A similar process applies to the Mac version. You will not have to change any compatibility settings, though.

Hope this guide is easy enough for you.

Important: iPhone OS 3.1.3 has been released for the iPhone and iPod Touch. We’ve got a new guide up on how to jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 and iPod Touch 3.1.3 with redsn0w 0.9.4. Don’t upgrade to iPhone OS 3.1.3 if you’re using an unlocked iPhone 3G/3Gs or a jailbroken iPod Touch 2G (MC Model)/3G. The redsn0w guide is for iPhone 2G/3G jailbreak and iPod Touch 1G/2G ( non MC Models) only.