How to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS OS 3.0 with RedSn0w (Windows)

This is a step by step guide which could be used to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS OS 3.0 with the help of RedSn0w in Windows environment. If you are MAC OS user go to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS OS 3.0 with RedSn0w in MAC.

First be assure that you have installed iTunes 8.2 on your PC. Then create a folder on your desktop with the name RedSn0w and download the following files and save in your RedSn0w folder:

After downloading files, open your RedSn0w folder and unzip the RedSn0w zipped file in the same folder. So, your folder must be look like this.


Now, let’s start ptocess to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS OS 3.0

Step 1

Connect your iPhone 3GS to PC via USB and start iTunes


From iTunes window , select your iPhone. Hold down the Shift key and click Restore button. Restore helps to avoid wastage of space on your iPhone 3GS


Open your RedSnow folder and click on .ipsw file and press Open button. By doing this iTunes will start restoring your iPhone firmware to iPhone OS 3.0


Step 2

After finishing restore process, execute the RedSn0w.exe file from your RedSn0w folder


Step 3

From the following window click on Browse button and navigate to the iPhone2,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw file in your RedSnow folder and press Open button

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Step 4

Now, RedSn0w starts verifying your iPhone firmware. When it’ll Done! Click Next button


Step 5

Mark the check box to Install Cydia and click Next button


Step 6

Now just follow RedSn0w instructions to get into the Recovery Mode


Step 9

So, when you’ll be in Recovery Mode then your iPhone will Reboot


Step 10

RedSn0w will start jailbreaking iPhone 3GS by uploading new RAM Disk


Step 11

While it completes process it shows Done! Click the Finish button.


So, on the completion of all process successfully your iPhone will be Jailbroken by having sweet Cydia icon on Springboard.

Use this guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS OS 3.0 with RedSn0w in Windows, and write us your experience in comments.

14 comments… add one
Evan July 26, 2009, 8:16 pm

Wow 10/10 !!!! Worked perfectly. Just follow the instructions word for word.
Thank you very much!!!

trickYguY July 27, 2009, 4:50 pm

Thanks Evan. Hope you enjoyed Jailbreaking iPhone 3GS OS 3.0 Windows

Oxal July 30, 2009, 2:07 pm

Very nice and clear guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, Thanks for this effort.

dangerousdave August 6, 2009, 4:33 am

As easy as 123, BIG THANX

trickYguY August 8, 2009, 1:53 pm

Yes this Jailbreak iPhone 3G S guide is like 123 😛

qasim September 17, 2009, 6:54 pm

Is this safe to jail break my iphone 3gs?

trickYguY September 17, 2009, 6:58 pm

What you mean safe to jailbreak iPhone?

Nicle September 17, 2009, 8:21 pm

WooOow what an innocent question

Judy July 5, 2010, 12:46 pm

Why would you want to ‘jailbreak’ your phone? Won’t that void the warranty?

Ahmed July 6, 2010, 12:43 am

Yes, your iPhone will not under warranty anymore…

pinksapphire05 November 11, 2011, 4:01 pm

THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! i love you for this! i’ve been searching for endless HOURS on how to figure this out and you guys helped me with only a few steps.

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