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i need help jailbreaking my ipod touch 2g 4.2.1 mc model. I tried greenpois0n and it just says try again D: and on redsnow its says this mc version dosnt work or something like for my bad english

asked 31 Jan '12, 10:11

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closed 07 Apr '14, 16:45

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The question has been closed for being "Other - old" by theiphoneguy, 07 Apr '14, 16:45

Redsn0w is not iPod Touch 2G MC model compatible. Use sn0wbreeze 2.9.1 simple mode to create a prejailbroken 4.2.1 cfw and do pwned dfu restore.


answered 31 Jan '12, 10:15

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@justinred i have a mac and snowbreeze isnt on it ;(

(31 Jan '12, 12:44) iJesus iJesus's gravatar image

Unfirtunately, sn0wbreeze is your oly other option if greenpois0n doesnt work for you. You can use bootcamp on your mac or ou can borrow a win machine, create the sn0wbreeze cfw, copy cfw to your mac and do pwned dfu restore on your mac.

(31 Jan '12, 17:23) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

You can use greenpois0n RC6.1 to jailbreak it. greenpois0n is a little finicky though so you may have to try a few times before it works. See this guide to greenpois0n for some tips.


answered 31 Jan '12, 14:29

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it does not work have tried a million


answered 31 Jan '12, 16:31

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Can you explain in more detail what seems to be happening? We might be able to figure out what's going wrong.

(31 Jan '12, 16:33) britta ♦♦ britta's gravatar image

my device is going to dfu mode but greenpoison is not able to jailbreak it.It is just displaying try again.

(31 Jan '12, 16:38) devbaba devbaba's gravatar image

Have you tried all the tips listed in this guide?

(31 Jan '12, 16:45) britta ♦♦ britta's gravatar image

ive tried all the tips on the guide


answered 01 Feb '12, 09:11

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and i dowloaded a custom ispw firmware

(01 Feb '12, 09:11) iJesus iJesus's gravatar image

Unfortunately with a MC model you just have to use greenpois0n or sn0wbreeze. Maybe try jailbreaking your device with a different computer?

(01 Feb '12, 16:32) britta ♦♦ britta's gravatar image

thx. I have a custom ispw but when i restore with it, i get itunes error 1600 and 1604! HELPP


answered 02 Feb '12, 08:24

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You need to be in pwned dfu mode before doing itunes restore. Also check your host file to make sure its pointed to apple servers, not cydia.

(02 Feb '12, 09:14) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

im in pwned dfu mode but i still get the errors D:

(02 Feb '12, 12:49) iJesus iJesus's gravatar image

thx for the ist britta

(04 Feb '12, 02:17) iJesus iJesus's gravatar image

I have done a lot of research on this topic and even posted to reddit about it. What i have figured out is that Sn0wbreeze is the only way to get an untethered jailbreak with an iPT 2 nd gen on iOS 4.2.1 reliably, people have been complaining about Greenpois0n not working properlyAs you can see this post(that we are on right now) and this post, and Redsn0w will only perform a tethered jailbreak (only on MC Models) this was pointed out in the comments of my reddit post by /u/reeiiko


answered 07 Apr '14, 16:39

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edited 07 Apr '14, 16:44

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