Step 2: Ready, Set - Exploit!
If you "brick" your iTouch...see the "Recovery Mode" instruction steps below...
Check your firmware versions via Settings/General/About (below)
or see the Update screen in iTunes when you sync. It MUST be 1.1.1!
You'll need to DOWNGRADE later versions TO THIS version 1.1.1 from ALL later versions.
Go to Apple support downloads and download the 1.1.1 firmware version...HERE
Downgrade Technique ( RECOVERY MODE ) if required-
Download and SAVE the software as a .ipsw firmware file from Apple. Do this in Firefox .
Connect your iPod touch to your PC or Mac.
Put your iPod touch into restore mode: - first, turn off the ipod (slide to power off). - second, turn it back on but when the apple logo appears, also hold down''' the home button until it shows the connect to itunes picture. Now your ipod is in recovery mode Next, press and hold the Shift key on Windows or the Option key on Mac (In iTunes), then click Restore in iTunes. It will open up the File dialog. Now you can select the 1.1.1 firmware file (named .ipsw) you downloaded earlier!
Allow the restore to run.
Get a Snack...