How to Jailbreak iPhone 3gs – iOS 6.1.3 jaibreak through iOS 6.1.6 jailbreak

How to Jailbreak iPhone 3gs.

how to jailbreak an iPhone

How to Jailbreak an iPhone

In this article, I am going to show you how to jailbreak iPhone 3gs and other apple devices running on iOS 6.1.3 through iOS 6.1.6 using ‘p0sixspwn’, the best freeware to untethered jailbreak for both Windows and Mac. This guide is applicable for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running on iOS 6.1.3 – iOS 6.1.6. and meant for untethered jailbreak. To check the current iOS version running on your device go to Settings -> General -> About>Version.

 Points to note before proceeding to the guide on how to jailbreak iPhone 3gs

  • ‘P0sixspwn’ performs an untethered jailbreak which does not require your device to be connected to the computer each time you reboot;
  • Apple may void your warranty for jail-breaking the iOS device;
  • Do not jailbreak the device to pirate apps from App Store;

iOS devices supported by p0sixspwn:

  •  iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C;
  •  iPod touch 4G, iPod touch 5G;
  •  iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad mini;

Pre-requisites for performing the jailbreak iPhone 3gs

  • Backup all of your data on the device using iTunes (or iCloud) so that you can always restore everything if anything goes wrong;
  • Disable the pass-code on your iOS device temporarily, if you have set any. To do this go to Settings > General > Pass-code Lock>Turn Pass-code Off. Don’t forget to enable it after you’ve successfully jail-broken your device;
  • Uncheck ‘Encrypt iPhone Backup’ option in iTunes temporarily for the jailbreak process. Don’t forget to enable it after you’ve successfully jail-broken your device;
  • Stop all ongoing processes with iTunes / iCloud before starting Jailbreak process;
  • Ensure that your iOS device has above 80% battery. If the device powers off during the process due to low battery, it could damage your device;

How to jailbreak iPhone 3gs (iOS 6.1.3 jaibreak through iOS 6.1.6 jailbreak)

Step 1: Download and install the latest version of ‘p0sixspwn jailbreak’ for your OS (Windows/Mac) from this link and save it to your PC;

Step 2: Don’t do any operation on your device while p0sixspwn Jailbreak proceeds;

Step 3: Double click the downloaded file or right click ‘Run as Administrator’ (if on Windows machine) and extract ‘p0sixspwn’ on your PC;

Step 4: After launching the app, it will prompt you to connect your iOS device to the PC;

Step 5: Connect your device to the computer via a standard USB cable and wait for the software to automatically detect it and show the iOS firmware version;

Untethered Jailbreak iPhone 3gs 6.1.3

Step 6: Once detected the Jailbreak button will become active;

Step 7: Hit the ‘Jailbreak’ button and follow the onscreen instructions;

Step 8: The Jailbreak app will perform several steps which you can track from the messages on the screen such as getting payload files from Apple…, gathering information to generate jailbreak data…, sending initial data…, waiting to reboot…, waiting for device…, remounting root…, sending Cydia and untether payload to device…

Step 9: When all the process is complete, a message will appear- your device is now jail-broken and it is now preparing to reboot automatically. Your device will auto reboot and will take a while to boot up, which is normal;

Step10: When your iOS device is rebooted, it should have been successfully jail-broken. Once p0sixspwn reports that your device has been Jailbroken, it’s safe to unlock and open Cydia. Cydia icon should appear on the home screen of the device. Cydia may not appear on the first page and you may have to search for it;


Now that you know how to jailbreak iPhone 3gs (running on iOS 6.1.3 through 6.1.6), few important things need to be mentioned here for your prior information.

When you go for Jailbreak iPhone 3gs (iOS 6.1.3 jaibreak through iOS 6.1.6 jailbreak) with p0sixspwn, the jail-break being an untethered one, it allows users to reboot their iOS device without losing its jail-broken status. In case ‘p0sixspwn’ fails to open, check whether the option to allow apps to download ‘anywhere’ is checked inside the ‘Security & Privacy’ portion of the System Preferences. If your device or program is stuck during Jailbreak process, it is recommended to restart the device and start the process afresh.

P0sixspwn is a newbie friendly app and it’s a welcome tool for those looking to get more use out of their aging hardware. Please let me know in comments below about this guide on how to jailbreak an iPhone 3gs and other iOS devices running on iOS 6.1.3 through 6.1.6 and drop me a line if you hit any issues.

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