3.1 Jailbreak Released via Pwnage Tool for Mac

Dev TeamThe Dev Team has released the new Pwnage Tool version 3.1.3. This is only available for the Mac and they will not be developing a version for the PC. You must also have pwned your iPhone before. This can not be an out of the box 3.1 or fully restored 3.1.

Download Pwnage Tool 3.1.3 for the Mac

Details from the Dev Team:

The iPhone 3GS is now supported in PwnageTool 3.1.3, assuming the phone was pwned at 3.0 or 3.0.1 – PwnageTool does not support the 3GS out of the box. If your iPhone 3GS has 3.1 preinstalled and is not Pwned then there is no tested jailbreak solution at the moment.

The iPod 2G is now supported in PwnageTool 3.1.3, assuming the iPod 2G was pwned at 3.0 or 3.0.1 – PwnageTool does not support the iPod 2G with 3.1 software out of the box.

GOLDEN RULE: If you are using a iPhone 3G or iPhone 3G(S) with ultrasn0w and rely on ultrasn0w to obtain cellular service then you should only update your device with an .ipsw that is made with the new PwnageTool. There are no second chances with this. You need to remember that PwnageTool will provide an upgrade path to newer versions of the iPhone software in the future.
Please read all parts of this post before downloading and using these tools.
Read items 1, 2 and 3 again and again.
At the bottom of this post are the bittorrent files for the 3.1 capable version of PwnageTool.
PwnageTool will work for the iPhone 3GS assuming you have already Pwned it at 3.0 or 3.0.1
PwnageTool will work for the iPod touch 2G assuming you have already Pwned it at 3.0 or 3.0.1
PwnageTool WILL work for Original iPhone (1st Generation), the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G(S) and the iPod touch (1st Generation and 2nd Generation) but NOT the iPod touch 3rd generation.
For 3G and 3G(S) users who are Pwned, PwnageTool is your key to updating in the future, just remember to never install an update directly from Apple, always use an .ipsw that has been created with PwnageTool.
There is no Windows version of PwnageTool it is a Mac OS X tool only, we are not developing a Windows version of PwnageTool.

Read the full release info from the Dev Team.

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  1. iphonejunky says

    bummed about no windows…guess i need to get a mac..

  2. bad luck for out of the box 3.1 fw or updated 3.1 fw, as my wife has out of the box 3.1fw which has to wait for some more time it seems.

  3. I successfully downgraded my 3GS from 3.1 using Saurik’s method, and used my hackintosh to create the ispw. Took me the longest to find the PwnageTool since TPB was down awhile, lol

  4. I have 3GS 3.0 OS jailbeaked with redsnOw. Can I use this tool to upgrade to 3.1 os?

  5. No redsn0w in the near future?

  6. Thanks for the reply

  7. Why isn’t there going to be a jailbreak for pc?!? Is there one in progress??

  8. so im running an iphone 3GS on 3.0.1 I jailbroke my phone using redsnow .8 am i able to use this Pwnage tool to upgrade to a jailbroken 3.1? or did i have to jailbreak my 3.0.1 with pwnage in the past?

  9. you can actually use a clean 3.1 phone. I recently bought an iphone that came with 3.0.1 and I installed 3.1. The jailbreak worked perfectly even though it had never been jailbroken before

  10. whatever. im on 3.1 so no jailbreak. i dont really care…

  11. i used purperla to jailbreak on 3.0 can i use this?

  12. iTunes won’t restore my iPhone. I get an error 1600.

  13. It’s not fair that the Dev Team will not bring out a windows version as this is necessary for many users and was always greatly appreciated and kindly received in the past.

    • EMTsimpson says

      They will come out with a Windows version… They all just use Macs so thats the first one to come out… Give it a little time.

    • Not fair?!! Are you for real? No one is telling you that you are not allowed to write your own program that runs on a PC. Dev Team is doing ALL of the work and you just want to leech. Not fair, my arse.

    • @John: I agree with you for the most part, but this is unfair to some people. For example, the people that have purchased applications from the cydia store. Without a way to jailbreak, the money spent just goes to waste.

  14. My phone (3GS) is currently jailbroken on FW 3.0. My question is I never retrieved the 2 files (I think one is called IBEC) the dev team spoke about that will allow you to continue to jb the phone. If I restore the phone to retrieve these files, can I still jb it with Pwnage tool even though it will no longer be pwned…? Thanks in adavance

  15. i heard that you shouldn’t install winterboard after the 3G(S) 3.1 jailbreak due to some crashing of winterboard. has anyone experienced this?

    • I had this problem. Actually downloaded the rock your iphone app. After running it, I noticed there were some necessary upgrades to mobile substrate etc that i did not see on Cydia.
      After updating all these extensions, I was able to run WInterboard without any crashes.

  16. GROOVENAUT says

    Got the error 1600 like many other people

  17. EMTsimpson says

    Here’s a question… I have a Jailbroken 3.0 3GS with Purplera1n. I downloaded PwnageTool & made my custom 3.1 firmware. Now, do I have to “restore” to my custom 3.1 firmware to re-jailbreak or can I can I hit the “update” using the custom 3.1 fireware?

  18. I think I’m gonna probably wait about a week or so to see what happens first. Then hopefully next week I’ll jailbreak my iPhone 3GS. 

  19. I don’t get any reception on my phone after jailbreaking

    • i had the same problem so i made another custom ipsw but under expert on the pwange tool i uncheck activate and works now…

      but after i update cydia and its extensions it crashes on me anyone know what i can do to fix this

  20. i lost my signal after jailbrake to 3.1

  21. I fixed the reception problem. Basically, go to Expert Mode > General > and uncheck the “Activate Phone” button. It should fix it.

    I have lost the carrier name, however. I am able to make phone calls but its still annoying.

    • I have the same issue. I am able to make and recieve calls after jailbreaking to 3.1 ( 3GS 16GB) but my ” At+t ” carrier logo is absent.

  22. Ah well being a windows person, i’ll decide whether or not to remain jb, 32gb 3gs running 3.0 fm. and the dev team did state above that they will not be coming out with a windows version. Will have to decide whether or not to remain jb.

  23. I am getting an iTunes Error 1600 .i have tried everyting , remaking ipsw,rebooting etc .can help someone?

  24. I did it and it worked like a charm. I do have Itunes aim at saurk server so that maybe why I had no problems. Folks Chronic Dev tool for both mac and windows will be out soon and this will work like a charm.

  25. How do you aim iTunes at the Saurik server?

  26. It says they aren’t going to release PwnageTool for windows, but there has never been something called PwnageTool for windows.

    Does this mean they won’t be releasing a jailbreak for windows, or does this mean they’ll be making something else?

    • We can only hope they continue to update redsn0w for us Windows users. I do want an iMac though, they’re pretty nice!

  27. I have 2g is it worth upgrading to 3.1

  28. I have a stupid question. I have a 3gs with 3.0fw that has not been jailbroken. Can I use this program to jailbreake 3.0 then upgrade to 3.1 and jailbreak? I meant to jailbrake forever ago but i got busy and then lazy…


  29. but after i update cydia and its extensions it crashes on me anyone know what i can do to fix this

  30. There is a way to downgrade to 3.0 nad get your jailbreak for 3.1 on 3GS on windows. It took a while to figure it out but i got it.

  31. I accidentally installed the apple iphone update after I did the pawnage tool. is there a way to undo this or I would have to wait if there is a new jailbreak for the 3.1

  32. I have one question and it is if you have an iphone 3g running the 3.1 firmware is there any way to jailbrake it?

  33. AWSOME!!!!! Cool dev team !! But hey how long it’s gonna take u to do the out of the box ISP firmaware? Who knows right??
    Ok guys thanks for doing ur best
    hey guys thanks for eerything but u know i’m in mexico and I want to unlock it so pls guys thanks !! Have a good vacation !!