How To Jailbreak iOS 4.3.3 Untethered And Preserve iPhone Baseband Using PwnageTool 4.3.3 [Tutorial]


PwageTool was also recently updated by the iPhone Dev Team to jailbreak iOS 4.3.3 untethered on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Please remember that you can not jailbreak your iPad 2 as of now. The best thing about PwnageTool is that it retains the unlockable baseband of your iPhone 4 / 3G[S]

iPhone Dev Team has also released redsn0w 0.9.6rc15 to jailbreak iOS 4.3.3 untethered, so why not use that? The fact remains that PwnageTool preserves the unlockable baseband of your iPhone 4, 3GS so that even after it has been updated to the new firmware, it can still be unlocked using ultrasn0w. However, PwnageTool is only available for Mac. If you’re on Windows and want to preserve your iPhone 4, 3GS baseband while updating to iOS 4.3.3, here's how to preserve baseband and jailbreak iOS 4.3.3 using sn0wbreeze 2.7. Alternatively, if you’re not worried about carrier unlock, here’s how to jailbreak iOS 4.3.3 untethered using redsn0w (both Mac and PC).

*Note: All download links are given at the end of this article.

Step 1: Download iOS 4.3.3.ipsw firmware file for your respective device.

Step 2: Download PwnageTool 4.3.3 for Mac.

Step 3: Run PwangeTool 4.3.3 in Expert Mode and then select your device from the list and click the blue arrow button to proceed.

Step 4: Click on Browse for ipsw and navigate to the path where you’ve saved the previously download iOS 4.3.3.ipsw file for your device and select it.

If you need to retain the unlockable baseband so that you can unlock your iPhone, check Activate the phone option found in General. Then click on Build.

PwnageTool has now begun cooking the custom, untethered jailbroken iOS 4.3.3.ipsw firmware file.

Step 5: When PwnageTool 4.3.3 is done cooking the custom iOS 4.3.3 ipsw, it will then display onscreen instructions to put your device in DFU mode. Follow them carefully in order to put your device in pwned DFU mode.

First hold both the Power and Home buttons together for 10 seconds. Then release the Power button but keep on holding the Home button for another 10 seconds. By now, your device will be in DFU mode and if the steps have been followed correctly, the following message will be displayed:

How To Restore Custom iOS 4.3.3 Firmware On iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Step 6: Start iTunes and select your respective device from the sidebar in iTunes. Press and hold the left alt key and click on Restore.

Release the key when a new dialog pops up, asking you to select the ipsw file you want to restore your device to. Select the PwnageTool created iOS 4.3.3 custom ipsw file and click Open.

Step 7: Wait for iTunes to complete its work. In this step, it is imperative that you remain calm and don’t try to do something on your own. From here on out, its all automated steps and your participation is not required. Just patiently wait for iTunes to finish its work and don’t do something in between. Your device at this moment will be showing a progress bar. Once the procedure is done, your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch will now be running a fully untethered jailbroken iOS 4.3.3.

Download iOS 4.3.3 firmware for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Download PwnageTool 4.3.3 for Mac

Download iTunes 10.2.2 for Mac

How To Unlock iOS 4.3.3 on iPhone 4 / 3G[S]:

Earlier today iPhone Dev Team released Ultrasn0w 1.2.3 to unlock iOS 4.3.3 on iPhone 4 and 3GS. If you’ve preserved baseband: 01.59.00, 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, 05.13.04 or 06.15.00 on your iPhone 4 and 3GS, follow the detail step by step guide to unlock iOS 4.3.3 here.