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How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod, iPad Using Limera1n (Windows)

October 9th, 2010

Download Limera1n to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod touch 4G

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 also the iPad, iPod Touch, and all other deivices using Limera1n for Windows. Limera1n supports iOS 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, and 4.1. The iPad firmware is supported up to 3.2.2 which is the latest one…

**If you have an iPhone 3GS with the new bootrom there is a bug that still needs to be fixed. Please want until we remove this message before continuing.**

Remember: Do not update to iOS 4.1 if you need the unlock. Ultrasn0w does not support that baseband yet.

Step One
Open your web browser of choice and navigate to http://www.limera1n.com. Click the Download for Windows link at the bottom of the screen.

Step Two
When prompted save the download to your desktop

Step Three
Double click the limera1n.exe file from the desktop to launch the application

Step Four
Click the large make it ra1n button

Step Five
You iPhone will now be placed in recovery mode.


Press both the power and the home buttons.

When Limera1n asks you to, release the power button.

Your phone will now be in DFU mode

As limera1n performs its exploit you will see the image of a lime raindrop on your iPhone.

Limera1n will let you know when it is complete.

Step Six
After you power back on your iPhone you will see a new icon on the SpringBoard entitled limera1n. Press it to continue.


Step Seven
Once Limera1n opens select Cydia then press the Install button at the top right of the screen.


Step Eight
Once the Cydia installation has completed you must reboot your iPhone.

Step Nine
When your iPhone has restarted you can run Cydia.


  1. Hin
    October 10th, 2010 at 06:37 | #1

    I m new….got a question to ask..i just brought an iphone4 with 4.1, thats is factory unlocked, so if jailbreak the phone with limerain, will it do anything with the factory default unlock ??

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