Jailbreaking 4.1

I’ve learned a lot in the past week or two, a few things i’m going to share with you.

First off: I REALLY (really) hate Apple’s elitism in that they don’t allow internal modifications with any of their products

Second: Finding help for Jailbreaking an iPod 2nd Gen running iOS 4.1 is nearly IMPOSSIBLE! which is why I found the resources for anyone wanting to do the same.

This will work on iPod touch 2G and iPhone 3G running 4.1 and 4.0

If your iPod 2G is an MC model (look under settings/general/about/model ) you will be tethered, meaning you will need to be plugged in every time you start your iPod

Keep in mind this is a little more dangerous than some jailbreaks as it’s still in beta and hasn’t had much testing. My iPod is still running great, although it does seemingly run a bit slower especially on startup. The only other noticeable flaw i’ve found this far is some Cydia applications do not support the 4.1 firmware yet so they do not work yet.

Redsn0w 0.9.6 Beta 1

http://blog.iphone-dev.org/post/1160213613/redsn0wier

iOS 4.1 Firmware download

http://techpp.com/2010/09/09/download-ios-4-1-firmware-update-for-iphone-ipod-touch/

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DJ Fleischman

is a Senior at Waverly High School and works as one of it's IT Specialist during the day. He works with Macs all the time and enjoys app hunting for his iPod. In his spare time DJ is a video game enthusiast who loves nothing more than seeing an achievement pop up on his screen. He enjoys the dramatic arts including plays, musicals, and movies.


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