The infamous iPhone Dev-Team has finally released a new version 3.1.3 of PwnageTool which can jailbreak iPhone OS firmware 3.1 running on the original iPhone (Edge), iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (first-gen) and iPod touch 2G. Follow the step-by-step instructions below in order to jailbreak iPod touch 2G (second generation) running on firmware 3.1.
Those of you who have updated to iPhone OS 3.1 firmware (jailbroken) might have noticed that your jailbroken apps (installed manually outside from App Store) have stopped working. Even if you have tried reinstalling them they wont work because these apps require a patched version of MobileInstallation file on your iPhone. Here’s what you have to do to patch the mobileinstallation file on your iPhone.
The following step by step guide will help you downgrade your iPhone with firmware 3.1 to firmware 3.0.1. For those of you who upgraded to iPhone 3.1 may have found your device to be locked and un-jailbreakable as the tools for jailbreaking and unlocking are not out yet for iPhone OS 3.1. Fortunately, there is still a way to downgrade your phone from firmware 3.1 to 3.0.1. I have tried it on my iPhone 3G and it works perfectly on it.
The new iPhone OS 3.1 firmware for iPhone 2G, 3G, 3GS and iPod touch was released at “Rock and Roll” event in San Francisco. I have received lots of questions by emails related to upgrading to iPhone OS 3.1 firmware. Instead of replying to them individually, I thought it would be useful to make a short post and answer the most frequently asked questions.
The final version along with general availability of the highly anticipated iPhone OS 3.1 firmware is expected to be announced on September 9th, in Apple’s “Rock and Roll” event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco. Here’s a list of features that will be part of the new firmware, based on the feature set of iPhone OS 3.1 Beta 1, Beta 2 and Beta 3 come September 9th.
Just got this email from Apple enlightening me about the new iPhone OS 3.1 Beta 2 firmware and SDK bits which are now available for download through the iPhone Dev Center. This version is for development and testing purposes only and should be installed on devices dedicated to iPhone OS 3.1 software development.
Apple has seeded a testing build of iPhone OS 3.1 to its developers. This version is for development and testing purposes only and should be installed on devices dedicated to iPhone OS 3.1 beta software development. This new beta build doesn't seem like that much of a huge update or a needed update to me, but these extra speed boosts and bug fixes are certainly welcome.