Untethered Jailbreak Using PwnageTool 4.3 Running On iOS 4.3.1 (Guide)

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PwnageTool 4.3 has been released to Jailbreak (Untethered) for iPhone 4 3GS, iPod touch, iPad! Below is the guide to untethered jailbreak using PwnageTool 4.3 on iOS 4.3.1.


For those of you who rely on carrier unlock Do Not proceed as Ultrasnow 1.2 is not compatible on iOS 4.3.1. Wait for the iPhone Dev-Team to release new version of Ultrasn0w to unlock your iPhone (This is not new unlock, dev-team trying now to make ultrasn0w work on iOS 4.3.1 to unlock the already unlockable basebands ( 01.59.00 / 04.26.08 / 05.11.07 / 05.12.01 / 05.13.04 / 06.15.00)

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STEP 1: Start PwnageTool in “Expert mode” and then select your device

pwnagetool 4.3-01

STEP 2: Select iOS 4.3.1 for your device like the image below.

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STEP 3: Select “Build” and click on the blue arrow to start creating custom 4.3.1 firmware file:

pwnagetool 4.3-03

STEP 4: PwnageTool 4.3 will now create the custom .ipsw file for your iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad or iPod touch 4G, 3G.

pwnagetool 4.3-04


Now follow the following steps to enter DFU mode using PwnageTool:

  • Hold Power and Home buttons for 10 seconds
  • Now release the Power button but continue holding the Home button for 10 more seconds
  • You device should now be in DFU mode

pwnagetool 4.3 DFU mood

STEP 6: Start iTunes and select your iOS device from the sidebar. Now press and hold left “alt” (option) button on Mac, or Left “Shift” button if you are on Windows on the keyboard and then click on “Restore” (Not “Update” or “Check for Update”) button in the iTunes and then release this button.

pwnagetool 4.3-05This will make iTunes prompt you to select the location for your custom firmware 4.3.1 file. Select the required custom .ipsw file that you created above, and click on “Open”.

STEP 7: iTunes will now restore the firmware on your iPhone. This may take sometime so just be patient after it has completed you will be rebooted into untethered jailbroken iOS 4.3.1 state!

Congrats you have successfully untethered jailbroken iOS 4.3.1 using PwnageTool 4.3 for your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad!

Window User? No Problem Use Snowbreeze 2.5 to untethered jailbreak your OS device.


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