How to Jailbreak iPhone 4 on iOS 4.1 with Limera1n [Tutorial]

Geohot’s LimeraIn has been rolled out before its estimated time of release. Limerain can jailbreak iPhone 4 and all other previous iDevices on iOS 4.1 including previous iOS versions. Though it is little buggy at this stage for some idevices but it works for most. Here is the step by step tutorial to jailbreak iOS 4.1 on iPhone 4 using the Limerain.

Step 1: Download the Limerain.

Step 2: Plug in the phone and launch the limera1n.

Step 3: Click on “Make it ra1n”.

Step 4: Now hold the “Home+Power” button to go into DFU button.

Step 5: Keep holding the Home button, release the Power button.

Step 6: The iPhone is now in DFU mode, wait until Limera1n does its work.

Step 7: Limerain has done its work. Now your iPhone 4 is jailbroken

Step 8: Reboot your phone, lauch Limera1n on your iPhone 4 and select Cydia to install.

Step 9: After the Cydia is installed, you may uninstall the limerain.


  • Download Limerain to jailbreak iPhone 4 [Official Direct Link]

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Updated 12 years agoCategorized as Tutorials

By A. Usman

Loves new tech, especially from Apple and Google.

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6 Replies

  1. gladyssays:

    same thing happ to me and now my phone cant be switched on!!! what do i do?!!!!!!!

    1. Restore iOS 4.1 and retry with Greenpoison.

  2. Jjcolts24says:

    i tried this and i just in dfu mode…. wait , its been like this for an hour what do i dooo

  3. Sysopsays:

    Worked great. No issues. Thanks. Some paypal comming….

  4. I have same issue….say done and enjoy at the …but nothing there, I have tried it 5 times just last night! Please help

    1. Try greenpoison. BTW which idevice you are trying on?

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