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Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone

This article is on how to "jailbreak" or legally hack an iPod Touch or iPhone for free!

Steps

Step #1:

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  • First, if your device doesn't have an Internet connection, then go to Step 2. Owners of iPhones and iPods with an Internet connection keep reading this step.
  • Next you need to find your device's version. You can find this in Settings->General->About, and it's under "Version".
  • If your device is under version 4.0.1 then go to jailbreakme.com on your device and "click slide to jailbreak." Once installed go to last step.
  • If your device's version is any higher then go to greenpois0n.com on your computer and select the download links.
  • After greenpois0n is downloaded then you can plug in your iPod Touch and and open greenpois0n.
  • Now click "Prepare for jailbreak" and follow the steps exactly. When you're done go to the last step.

Step #2:

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  • For devices without WiFi, follow these instructions.
  • First you need the latest firmware on your devices and you need to go to greenpois0n.com and select the download link.
  • Now plug in your device and open greenpois0n.
  • Lastly, follow instructions to jailbreak your electronic device and go to last step!

Step #3:

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  • Now you are almost done!
  • Once your jailbreak is complete you will notice a new app; either Blackra1n, Cydia, or Loader. If it is Cydia, then skip the next section of this step.
  • If you have Blackrain or Loader, open it and click the download link for Cydia and it will install and might reboot your device.
  • Now that you have Cydia you can open it and select the latest download that will pop up.
  • Now you can download tweaks and open-source apps that can change your device or add themes!
  • Remember that downloading apps such as installers or apps that illegally pirate other applications are illegal although jailbreaking itself isn't.
  • Be safe and have fun with this cool new hack!
  • For more hacks, visit http://www.youtube.com/nwilson126.