iOS 4.3.1 Already Jailbroken Thanks to PwnageTool (Tethered)

By

ios431-jailbreak.png

iOS 4.3.1 was only released a couple of days ago, but thanks to one hacker, it’s already possible to jailbreak the software with PwnageTool 4.2. Before you jump into this, however, there are some things you need to know…

This is a tethered jailbreak, so you’ll have to hook your device up to your computer every time you need to reboot – this could pose a problem if your device crashes while you’re out and about and away from your computer. At the moment, this jailbreak is still in its early stages and not considered a stable release – it’s best not to perform this on your primary device.

With that said, if you’d still like to perform the jailbreak, you’ll need the following things:

  • PwnageTool 4.2
  • iOS 4.3.1 firmware
  • iTunes 10.2.1
  • Mac OS X
  • PwnageTool bundle for iOS 4.3.1
  • Universal Ramdisk Fixer
  • tetheredboot utility

You can then follow the step-by-step guide over at Redmond Pie to have your way with your device. Good luck!