What is the blackra1n jailbreak?
BlackRa1n takes advantage of a flaw in the USB code of iOS devices running the iOS 3 firmware generation, which allows unsigned code to be run. It supports the iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 1G and iPod Touch 2G. Both the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 2G are tethered Jailbreaks.
Can I use blackra1n with Windows or OS X?
As BlackRa1n is compatible with both OS X and Windows there is nothing preventing you from using it, besides which firmware versions and devices it is compatible with. BlackRa1n only supports older iOS devices running iOS 3.1, 3.1.1 and 3.1.2. You can take a look at the devices and firmware versions BlackRa1n currently supports below.
How do I download the latest version of blackra1n?
You can downloaded the latest version of BlackRa1n from the BlackRa1n.com website, maintained by the George Hotz. iJailbreak also maintains a downloads section that contains the latest version of BlackRa1n. Visit the iJailbreak Downloads Section and download the version of BlackRa1n that is bold.
How to jailbreak an iPhone or iPod Touch?
Once you click the Jailbreak button and enter DFU mode, the Jailbreaking process will commence and you just sit back and watch your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad become Jailbroken. Individuals who have never Jailbroke before and want to make the process as simple as possible will benefit from using one-click Jailbreaking tools.
What devices and firmware versions does blackra1n support?
BlackRa1n only supports older iOS devices running iOS 3.1, 3.1.1 and 3.1.2. You can take a look at the devices and firmware versions BlackRa1n currently supports below.
How do I run blackra1n on Mac OS X and Windows?
BlackRa1n needs to be launched a certain way on Mac OS X and Windows. If you are running BlackRa1n on Windows you will need to ensure you grant it administrative privileges by right clicking it and selecting the ‘ run as administrator option’.
Who is Blackra1n and what did he do?
He is an American hacker known for first hardware unlocking the iPhone, developing numerous Jailbreaks for iOS and also hacking the PlayStation 3 (where he was later sued by Sony). BlackRa1n takes advantage of a flaw in the USB code of iOS devices running the iOS 3 firmware generation, which allows unsigned code to be run.