How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 4G Using PwnageTool (Mac)
If you are still waiting to Jailbreak your iPod Touch 4G, follow the instruction on “ how to Jailbreak your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 5.0.1” using PwnageTool for Mac in this article.
Create a folder entitled “Pwnage” on the desktop and fill it with a couple of things like;
2. 5.0.1 iPod Touch firmware which can be downloaded as follows;
It is good, if you are downloading IPSW file with Firefox since safari auto extract it.
After double click on PwnageTool, drag the PwanageTool icon to the Pwanage folder.
Now inside Pwanage folder, double click the PwanageTool to launch the application.
If warning occurs, hit the OK button.
Select the appropriate Expert Mode from the top menu bar.
Screen with the iPod’s will popup. Select your appropriate iPod. As you click on the selected iPod, a green color check mark will appear on that iPod. Then press the blue arrow button at the end of the screen to continue.
You will be brought to the “Browse for IPSW” page. Click the Browse for IPSW…button.
Now popup window will show you a set of firmware. Select your firmware and then press Open button in Pwnage folder.
Now, select the General and hit the Next arrow button at the end to continue.
Through General setting you will be able to decide the partition size..
You do not need to install custom packages manually, Cydia setting menu allows it to install it automatically.
Press the Refresh button to see all the available list of download packages. then for downloading make double click at the desired package and then hit the next arrow button to continue.
Checkmark the packages that you want and hit the Next arrow button.
Now the window will show the Custom Package Setting for your custom IPSW. You can enable or disable the packages here.
the Pwnage process starts here. You can now adjust the setting of each section, once you have finished click “Build” to complie and build the IPSW file that will be used to restore the iPod Touch 3G, 4G. When you are done with the Build button hit the Next button to continue.
Save the custom IPSW file to the Pwnage folder that you created at the desktop.
Now it starts building the IPSW file, wait for 10 minutes. Later this is used to restore your iPod Touch 3G, 4G.
Enter your administrative user name and password and then hit the OK button.
For building your IPSW, you need to connect your iPod with computer. The computer will detect your device and Pwnage tool will guide you step by step to put your iPod in DFU mode.
Hold the power and home buttons for 10 seconds.
Now continue holding the home button and release the power button and for 10 seconds. This will help iPod to enter in DFU mode.
Now you will see a window congratulating you to enter in DFU mode. Press the OK button. Now PwanageTool will prompt you to launch iTunes.
If you are experiencing problem with your iPod, you can restore its original settings by clicking restore by holding Alt/Option key.
Using the dialog window that appears on your desktop select the Pwnage folder. Select the custom IPSW and click on the Choose button.
This process will take approximately 10 minutes. iTunes will start to restore on your iPod and when its done you may reboot into jailbroken OS 5.0.1