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How to Jailbreak iPod touch 2G?

Jailbreak iPod touch 2GNowadays there is a lot of talk and rumors going around about how to jailbreak iPod touch 2G. If you own an iPod touch 2G, you have probably heard about some methods of jailbreaking your devices. Hundreds of thousands of iPod touch owners are doing it. Just what is iPod touch 2G jailbreak? What exactly does it do and why would you need jailbreak iPod touch 2G?

The iPod touch 2G is a beautiful device, but unfortunately Apple restricted a lot of it's potential by locking the firmware. The only way to unlock the full potential of your iPod touch 2G and install custom applications, ringtones, etc, is to "jailbreak" the iPod touch 2G, whereby you remove Apple's firmware restrictions.(If you want to put DVD and videos on your iPod, free download DVD to iPod Converter Suite.)

Redsn0w by DevTeam allows you to jailbreak iPod touch 2G, to get complete control over it. We are using RedSn0w tool for jailbreaking iPod touch 2G. Following are the instructions to jailbreak iPod touch 2G with RedSn0w.

Tools Requirements:
* Redsn0w
(For Windows – Download here)
(For Mac OS – Download here)

Step by Step Guide: How to Jailbreak iPod touch 2G?

Step 1: Create a folder on desktop and name it whatever you want. Now put all your downloaded files in the folder. Connect your iPod touch 2G to the computer and launch RedSn0w from the folder.

Step 2: In the new Window click on the browse button to navigate to the folder on your desktop and select the firmware.

Step 3: When asked if you have an iPod touch 2G with a serial number that begins with MC. Click the appropriate button.

Step 4: Once the firmware has been verified click the Next button to continue.

Step 5: In next Window check the Install Cydia option. You can select / unselect more advanced options like verbose boot, multitasking, wallpaper etc. Once you selected all required options click on next button.

How to Jailbreak iPod touch 2G

If you do not need multitasking we would recommend deselecting it as it could make your iPod 2G run very slow.

Step 6: Now turn off your iPod touch 2G but make sure it is still plugged in to USB port. If you satisfies this term then click next to proceed the next step is to put your iPod touch 2G in DFU mode.

turn off your iPod touch 2G

Step 7 : To put your iPod touch 2G in to DFU mode follow the onscreen instructions as follows Hold the Power button for 3 seconds, Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds, then release the Power button and continuing holding the Home button until your iPod touch 2G is in DFU mode.

Jailbreaked iPod touch 2G

Step 8: That's it after 5 to 8 minute of process you will get your hands on a Jailbreaked iPod touch 2G.

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