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Topic # 25894 5-Sep-2008 11:20
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Hello,

I've recently decided that I am going to jailbreak my 3G iphone, mainly for Java use. However, the only guides I can find for jailbreaking 2.0.2 require a mac. I do not have a mac, i'm one of those happy Windows users.

Anyone got any solution to jailbreak the 2.0.2 OS with the use of a Windows PC?
If a can't do this, i'd be happy to jailbreak 2.0.1. But my other question is this: can I actually downgrade to 2.0.1 from 2.0.2? Or is this not possible?

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  Reply # 162438 5-Sep-2008 12:01
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Ummm.... doesn't WinPwn 2.5 have support for 2.0.2?




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  Reply # 162457 5-Sep-2008 13:33
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check out blog.iphone-dev.org for all your jailbreaking cross platform needs.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 162464 5-Sep-2008 13:50
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manhinli: Ummm.... doesn't WinPwn 2.5 have support for 2.0.2?


Oh, so it does. Thanks a bunch!




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  Reply # 162465 5-Sep-2008 13:51
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I successfully used quickpwn on windows a few days ago to jailbreak my v2.02 iphone 3g. Was a piece of cake

http://www.iphone-hacks.com/2008/08/21/quickpwn-for-windows-updated/




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  Reply # 162469 5-Sep-2008 13:59
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Wait, should I use quickpwn or winpwn? I'm seeing alot of complaints about quickpwn.




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  Reply # 162477 5-Sep-2008 14:32
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go for winpwn, quickpwn isn't as customisable and assumes a few things are already working/have happened to your phone - if they haven't then you run into problems.  winpwn is just like pwnagetool for mac so very good.

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  Reply # 162483 5-Sep-2008 14:37
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what advantages do you have from jailbreaking? I'm thinking of doing it but scared to brick the phone

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  Reply # 162486 5-Sep-2008 14:39
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ability to install unsigned and free apps, as well as unsigned commercial apps.  ability to theme your interface, etc.

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  Reply # 162488 5-Sep-2008 14:43
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if i jailbreak, will i keep all my apps that i currently have installed?
also as I understand it, once an update comes out, i have to reinstall the whole phone and apply a new jailbreak every time right?

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  Reply # 162492 5-Sep-2008 15:02
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hmmm could someone who has successfuly used winpwn for 2.0.2 please give a short guide (where to download from, what to watch out for etc). I just looked at this http://www.modmyifone.com/wiki/index.php/Jailbreak_and_Unlock_2.x_on_Windows

and I see one of the questions in the installation is "are you using an official carrier? I just dont want to mess up my UNLOCK since I am traveling to europe soon and I will be using another carrier..

btw i am on Vista X64 :-o

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