Tutorial: How to Use PwnageTool 2.0.2 and Update iPhone to Firmware 2.0.1

by Eric Pena on August 9, 2008

This is a turorial on how to use PwnageTool 2.0.2 and update your iPhone to 2.0.1. For Mac only!

Step 1. Download PwnageTool 2.0.2 here.

Step 2. Backup your iPhone to iTunes

Step 3. Open iTunes, and from the iPhone -> Summary tab, download (do not update) the latest iPhone firmware 2.0.1 (iPhone1,1_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw).

Step 4. Open PwnageTool 2.0.2.

Step 5. Select iPhone and click on next arrow.



Step 6.
Select the iPhone1,1_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw



Step 7.
Select Yes to create an .ipsw restore file.

Step 8. Select No if you don’t have an iPhone contract with an Apple appointed Cellular Service Provider.



Step 9.
Wait while the PwnageTool builds the Custom IPSW file.

Step 10. Enter your Password when prompted and wait for the new IPSW build to finish.

Step 11. Select Yes if you have Pwned your iPhone before.

Step 12. Turn off your iPhone.

Step 13. Close PwnageTool.

Step 14. Close iTunes.

Step 15. Place your iTunes is Recovery Mode. Do this by doing the following:

– After you turn off your iPhone, unplug it from your Mac.
– While holding the Home button, plug in the cable.
– Still holding the Home button, wait for iTunes to open (you should also see the Steve Jobs cartoon on your iPhone screen).

Step 16. On your Mac, select Check to identify your device.

Step 17. While holding the Option button, click Restore.

Step 18. Select from Finder the Custom IPSW file created by PwnageTool on your desktop (iPhone1,1_2.0.1_5B108_Custom_Restore.ipsw).



Step 19.
Select whether to Restore your iPhone from a backup or Setup as a new iPhone.

Step 20. Your iPhone will reboot and you’re done!

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{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Francisco August 9, 2008 at 1:42 am

Gracias por el tutorial, un saludo desde Ecuador

2 Francisco August 9, 2008 at 3:42 pm

Gracias por el tutorial, un saludo desde Ecuador

3 WiseYoda August 9, 2008 at 7:59 am

Thanks. Great tutorial.

4 WiseYoda August 9, 2008 at 9:59 pm

Thanks. Great tutorial.

5 Enrique August 9, 2008 at 11:03 am

If I use the 2.0.2 Tool, Pwnage will delete my cracked apps???!!

6 Enrique August 10, 2008 at 1:03 am

If I use the 2.0.2 Tool, Pwnage will delete my cracked apps???!!

7 menooB August 9, 2008 at 8:54 pm

Thanks Francisco and WiseYoda!

@Enrique

On your iPhone, yes. Easy to sync with iTunes after doing the other tutorial again.

8 menooB August 10, 2008 at 10:54 am

Thanks Francisco and WiseYoda!

@Enrique

On your iPhone, yes. Easy to sync with iTunes after doing the other tutorial again.

9 Graux August 24, 2008 at 11:49 pm

What if u have the 2.0.2 software update for the iphone?
And does being in Canada matter?
I just don't want to mess up my iphone lol

10 menoob August 25, 2008 at 10:18 pm

See my post on PwnageTool 2.0.3 and download it. Use that to upgrade to iPhone firmware 2.0.2.

And yes, you can be anywhere in the world to use it. :-)

11 Adnan Shabir January 10, 2009 at 1:05 am

I,ve tried this thing even i paid but it doesnt work at all i dono wat should i do i getone sma signal then after 30 seconds it says no service:(

12 Adnan Shabir January 10, 2009 at 4:05 pm

I,ve tried this thing even i paid but it doesnt work at all i dono wat should i do i getone sma signal then after 30 seconds it says no service:(

13 Louis Vuitton Handbags December 10, 2009 at 3:40 pm

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