This application lets you jailbreak the early iPhone and iPod Touch models. There are custom boot and recovery logo variations available in the program.
WinPwn is a Windows utility for unlocking the restricted functionality on the Apple smartphones. It can work with devices that are tied to a mobile carrier.
What is jailbreaking
This program allows users to access the locked areas in the iPhone operating system. It is important to note that the process will void the official Apple warranty.
After jailbreaking the device it is possible to install the mobile apps from any third-party web store. Moreover, users can change the visual appearance of the lockscreen and the whole interface. A wide variety of tweaks and skins is available online.
How to unlock the phone
This software can only work with the original iPhone, iPhone 3G or the iPod touch (first generation). iTunes is required to update the devices.
The first step is to download the correct official iOS firmware from the Apple website. This file will be modified by WinPwn. After selecting your device model in the main window it is possible to add custom boot and recovery logos to personalize the system.
Users are prompted to choose a firmware file on the next page. The software will alter its contents automatically and create a modified copy.
To apply the jailbreak to the phone it is necessary to enter the DFU mode on the device. To do this, you are instructed to press and hold the Power and Home buttons in a specific order while the iPhone is booting. The step by step directions are displayed in the main window.
- free to download and use;
- offers users a simple way to jailbreak the iPhone;
- only works with early models of the Apple smartphones;
- it is possible to customize the boot logo;
- compatible with all modern versions of Windows.