PwnageTool is a jailbreak method by the iPhone Dev Team. PwnageTool can jailbreak any iPhone while preserving the baseband, which is sometimes necessary to unlock.

iOS 4.3.1 Already Jailbroken With PwnageTool 4.2 [Tethered]

The latest build of iOS has already been jailbroken! Thanks to the work of DjayB6 on the 4.3.1 jailbreak bundle and Universal Ramdisk Fixer, Apple's newest version of iOS has already got the jailbreak treatment.

PwnageTool 4.2 can be used to perform a tethered jailbreak for 4.3.1. This jailbreak method is not for the faint of heart, and is by no means considered a "stable" release for jailbreakers.

You will need several tools to perform a successful jailbreak of 4.3.1, and we have yet to hear about a stable untethered solution...

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4.3 GM with PwnageTool Bundles

Apple's new iOS 4.3 software will launch officially March 11th. For App Store developers iOS 4.3 GM edition (final) is available now. This tutorial will show you step by step how to  jailbreak your iPhone 4.3 GM Edition with PwnageTool Bundles. Unlike the plug and play ease of GreenPoison, this method will require a few extra steps, but nothing too difficult.

These instructions are for mac OS X users only, but a windows jailbreak shouldn't be too far off. This is also a tethered jailbreak, meaning that every time you restart your iPhone, you will need to be plugged into your computer. It's also important to note that although this is the final beta release, it is still a beta, so please proceed accordingly.  Now on to the tutorial!

iOS 4.3 GM Can Be Jailbroken with PwnageTool 4.2 [Tethered]

We have released a detailed tutorial on how to jailbreak the GM developer build of iOS 4.3. Yesterday, Apple seeded the final developer build of iOS 4.3, and the public release of 4.3 will take place on March 11th.

People are wondering if Apple has patched the current jailbreak exploits in their latest version of iOS. Because the iPad 2 runs on different hardware, it will almost definitely need a new exploit for an untethered jailbreak. As far as the iPhone and iPod goes, we'll keep you updated...

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4.2.1 with PwnageTool

The Dev Team just released PwnageTool 4.2, a jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1 for iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 4 (AT&T and Verizon), as well as the iPad, Apple TV, and iPod Touch 3G and 4G.

PwnageTool will allow you to jailbreak your iPhone on the latest iOS 4.2.1 while preserving its baseband, thus allowing you to unlock with UltraSn0w, assuming you are still on baseband 01.59.00.

This step by step guide will show you how to jailbreak your iPhone 4.2.1 with PwnageTool, a Mac-only jailbreak for iPhone...

Dev Team Releases PwnageTool Jailbreak for iPhone 4.2.1

The Dev Team just released an updated version of their famous Mac jailbreak, PwnageTool 4.2. This new version of PwnageTool allows you to update your iPhone to a newer firmware while preserving your baseband. PwnageTool is the only jailbreak tool to let you do that, even though there are manual ways to update while preserving the baseband using TinyUmbrella.

In short, PwnageTool is unlockers' favorite jailbreak as it allows to keep the unlock alive while still updating the iOS.

The Dev Team was able to make a few improvements to PwnageTool, notably a fix for the iBooks problem we reported this morning...

Unofficial PwnageTool Jailbreak for iPhone 4 iOS 4.3 Beta

It didn't take long. Apple seeded iOS 4.3 beta to developers yesterday and the iPhone 4 version has already been jailbroken, using an unofficial release of PwnageTool. This unofficial release will let you restore to a jailbroken iOS 4.3 version on iPhone 4 only.

I don't recommend using this method. For one, it will update your baseband, thus making it impossible for you to unlock for the time being. Additionally, this method has not proven very successful to many users, making it a risky move. Ultimately, it's your decision, but at least you've been warned...

New Specifics Emerge on Antid0te

Last week we brought you news about Antid0te, a forthcoming solution for iPhone's that brings the security of ASLR to iOS. Since then we've received a few updated details that clarify some of the specifics surrounding Antid0te, along with an updated release date.

With these new revelations, is Antid0te still the medicine that your iPhone needs? Check inside for the latest information...

How to Prepare Your iPhone for Unlock with PwnageTool

The Dev Team just released an update to their UltraSn0w unlock. Unfortunately, this time it's not as easy as downloading and installing UltraSn0w to unlock the iPhone.

If your iPhone is on baseband 01.59.00, 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, or 05.13.04, then you can simply go to Cydia and download UltraSn0w. If you are on a different baseband, you will first have to update your baseband to 06.15.00, which is unlockable.

All this sounds a little confusing? Yes, it's normal. It's very confusing, so I highly suggest you read this before going forward with the unlock process. It will tell you what you can and cannot do, depending on your configuration...

PwnageTool Jailbreak Updated to Version 4.1.2

A quick note to let you know that PwnageTool, the jailbreak for Mac OSX has been updated to version 4.1.2. PwnageTool is a jailbreak that lets you update your iPhone to the latest jailbroken iOS while preserving the baseband to make sure you can unlock.

According to the Dev Team, this newer version of PwnageTool should fix any issues that OSX 10.5.x users were encountering. If you used PwnageTool to jailbreak and didn't notice any Cydia issues, you do not need to do anything else...

PwnageTool iPhone Jailbreak for Windows Coming Soon?

According to a tweet from MuscleNerd, iPhone jailbreak developer Chpwn will soon start working on a Windows version of the PwnageTool jailbreak. To date, PwnageTool is a Mac only jailbreak that allows you to update your iPhone to a jailbroken firmware while preserving the baseband so you can unlock your iPhone.

The news about PwnageTool for Windows came from an argument between MuscleNerd and iH8Sn0w on Twitter. I've never been a huge fan of iH8Sn0w and his Sn0wBreeze tool, and it seems that the Dev Team isn't either...

PwnageTool 4.1.1 is Out to Fix Mac OS X 10.5 Issues

Couple of days back, PwnageTool 4.1 for Mac was released to jailbreak the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV on iOS 4.1. Some Mac OS X 10.5.x users were experiencing issues with this version so the iPhone Dev Team today released PwnageTool 4.1.1 to fix any issues on Mac OS X 10.5.x.

PwnageTool works only on Mac OS X and it's a jailbreak tool based on creating pre-jailbroken custom firmwares while preserving your baseband to be able to unlock your iPhone after upgrading using the custom firmware.

You can download PwnageTool and check our step by step guide posted here to jailbreak your device using PwnageTool for Mac then follow this guide to unlock iOS 4.1 using Ultrasn0w and tell us how it worked for you!

UPDATE: Version 4.1.2 is out. You can get it from our iPhone download sections.

Tutorial: Jailbreak iPhone 4.1 with PwnageTool

This guide and tutorial will show you how to use the freshly released PwnageTool to jailbreak your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, or iPhone 3G. There has been a couple jailbreak tools for iOS 4.1 released recently but only PwnageTool will preserve your baseband allowing you to update to a jailbroken 4.1, while still preserving your baseband so you can unlock.

PwnageTool is available for Mac only. If you don't have a Mac, try to find a friend who does, and simply use his computer to cook the firmware. This guide was written using an iPhone 4 but the steps are the same, no matter what iPhone model you have (only the firmware downloaded will change).

This being said, make sure to follow this guide to jailbreak your iPhone iOS 4.1 with PwnageTool. As always when hacking your iPhone, you are proceeding at your own risks...