Jailbreaking for the computer illiterate. Need help.

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  1. zinayzen

    zinayzen New Member

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    So here's the deal. I recently got an iPod Touch, and while I'm happy with it, it's a little...plain. I've been told that to spice it up, I need to jailbreak it.

    All I really need is a theme, wallpapers, backgrounds, etc. The usual. Maybe put some emulators on it if I can figure out how to do that.

    But I've read through these stickies, and they're all Greek to me. So if someone could be really awesome and explain this step by step in layman's terms, I'd be really grateful.

    Also: If I Jailbreak it, can I still upload music, videos, apps, etc to it? And if iTunes updates and forces an iPod update, will it break it or something?
  2. RainbowKT

    RainbowKT New Member

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    do you have a 1g 0r a 2g?
    if u have a 2g go to the redsn0w website download the program and jailbreak
    if u have a 1g download quickpwn and ur set
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    zinayzen New Member

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    I have a 2g. So all I have to do is download that and run it and it's done, or is there stuff within the program I have to do? I literally need a step by step, I'm not good with computers.
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    you need to open the program, then get your ipod into dfu mode press any key and u have ur jailbroken ipod touch once u do that come back for more help
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    zinayzen New Member

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    Could I use RedTool instead, or is redsn0w required?
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    Okay there. Jailbroken. Now what do I need to do?
  6. RainbowKT

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    download winterboard from cydia and choose a theme you would like you can either ssh it in or download one from cydia if u want emulators you need to ge t zottds source and there a ton in there
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    zinayzen New Member

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    Now there's a new problem. Installer and Cyndia are not on my iPod. I did everything to jailbreak it, and then synced it to my last restore which was earlier this morning. Was I not supposed to do that?
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    Ya you going to have to re jailbreak and when you connect it back to itunes set it up as a new ipod and manually sync all your music apps videos...etc. back on to your jailbroken touch
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    zinayzen New Member

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    Okay, that's what I thought. Let me make sure I get all this.

    1. Rejailbreak iPod.
    2. Set up in iTunes as a new iPod. I can still sync things, but can't restore it.
    3. Using Cyndia, install Winterblah blah blah, etc.
    4. For emulators/anything else, go to appropriate forum and follow instructions.

    I've already got WinSCP or whatever installed. Am I good now?
  10. RainbowKT

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    how much space do you have? ctdia wont show up if theres not enough space?

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