Guide To Use Pwnage Tool To Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 3G And 2G With Firmware 3.1.3

by Rohit on February 8, 2010

After Apple has released iPhone Firmware 3.1.3, there have been many tools coming up to Jailbreak it. We have seen Redsn0w and Snowbreeze tools which can jailbreak iPhones running 3.1.3 firmware.


Now the Pwnage 3.1.5 tool by iPhone Dev tool is the latest tool which can jailbreak iPhone with 3.1.3 firmware retaining the  old baseband version, which is very important for the unlock.

Compatibility Of Pwnage Tool For 3.1.3 Firmware


Pwnage tool can jailbreak the following devices :

  • iPhone 2G
  • iPhone 3G
  • iPhone 3GS, old boot-rom
  • iPod Touch 1G
  • iPod Touch 2G, old boot-rom
  • iPhone 3G/3GS 3.0/3.1.2 which is already redsn0wed
  • iPhone 3G/3GS 3.1/3.1.2 which is already  blackra1ned
  • iPhone 3G/3GS 3.0/3.12 which is already  pwned

Step By Step Guide To Use Pwnage Tool To Jailbreak iPhone / iPod With 3.1.3 Firmware

First requirement to use this tool is that you must have Mac OS X to run this tool as its not yet released for Windows (if you don’t have Mac OS, you need to wait sometime until windows version comes).

Before starting the following steps, connect the phone to iTunes to take complete backup of your iPhone data.

  1. Download Latest Version of iTunes , Download 3.1.3 Firmware and download the Pwnage Tool 3.1.5. Save all these three tool in a folder named jailbreak for easy access.
  2. Start the Pwnage Tool 3.1.5 and Select your Device
  3. Now it will give you a prompt saying “Do you have an iPhone contract that would activate normally through iTunes?” Click NO and proceed. This is very important, because pressing Yes will not let you unlock your iPhone.
  4. Pwnage tool will create a custom firmware.
  5. Click on Phone icon from iTunes sidebar and now press and hold “Alt” key and click on Restore button in iTunes and then release “Alt” button. Now select custom iPhone 3.1.3 firmware .ipsw file when iTunes prompt.
  6. Let the upgrade complete with this custom firmware, after it completes and your iPhone reboots, it will be jailbroken.
  7. To Unlock the iPhone, follow the tutorial – Unlock iPhone 3GS Running 3.1.3 Using Ultrasnow 0.92

NOTE: Be careful with the above steps as wrongly performed procedure may brick your device. This tutorial is meant for testing and educational purpose.


Rohit Khurana is a professional Technology Blogger from India. Check more about him on his profile page.

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