These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPod touch 3G on the 4.3.3 firmware using RedSn0w for Windows.Step One
Create a folder on your desktop called Pwnage
Download RedSn0w from here
and place it in the Pwnage folder. Likewise, download the latest 4.3.3 firmware from below and place it in the same folder.
4.3.3 (3G): iPod3,1_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
Extract the RedSn0w zip file into the same folder.Step Two
Connect your iPod touch to the computer and launch iTunes.
Select your iPod touch from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down Shift
and click the Restore
button. Restore is preferred as it won't create any wasted space on your iPod touch.
Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the 4.3.3 firmware ipsw. Click the Choose
button to continue. Step Three
Once iTunes has finished updating your iPod touch to the desired firmware open the Pwnage folder on your desktop and launch the redsn0w
application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier.
**Windows 7 users may need to run RedSn0w in Vista Compatibility mode. You can do this by right clicking the executable and selecting Properties
from the contextual menu.Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens click the Browse
Select the 4.3.3 firmware ipsw we placed in the Pwnage folder on our desktop then click Open
. Step Six
Once the firmware has been verified click the Next
button to continue.Step Seven
RedSn0w will now prepare the jailbreak dataStep Eight
From this window you can select the jailbreak options you would like.
Make sure Cydia
is selected and click the Next
button to continue.Step Nine
Please plug your iPod touch into the computer and make sure its OFF then click the Next
RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode. You can find more help with DFU mode here
Hold down both the Home
button and the Power
button for 10 seconds.
Release the Power
button and continue holding the Home
button until RedSn0w detects the device.Step Eleven
Your iPod touch will now rebootStep Twelve
RedSn0w will then begin uploading the new RAM Disk and Kernel.Step Thirteen
Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. Click the Finish
button. When your iPod touch finishes rebooting (5 minutes or so) it will be jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.
*As usual a big thanks to the iPhone Dev-Team and I0n1c for their hard work and contribution to the iPhone community.
**Windows 7 users can try running RedSn0w as an administrator in Windows Vista or XP compatibility mode if you experience any difficulties.