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How To: Jailbreak iOS 4.0 On iPhone 4 With Jailbreakme

Got yourself an iPhone 4 and been waiting for a way to jailbreak it on iOS 4.0? We’ve got some great news for you! Your wait is now over and Comex has finally released the super-easy, one-click jailbreak method, the famous JailbreakMe for iOS 4.0 on iPhone 4. Excited? Can’t wait any longer? Continue reading after the jump for more information and the complete guide.


JailbreakMe is undoubtedly and hands down THE easiest jailbreaking method out there. It’s so easy, a child can do it; no other method comes even close. All it basically requires is for you to visit the JailbreakMe website and follow the on-screen instructions there. Can’t be any simpler, now can it?

Had enough details and want to get jailbreaking? Let’s get on with it!

Disclaimer: AddictiveTips won’t be liable for any damages that may incur to your device during the process.

Here are the step by step instructions on jailbreaking your iPhone 4 on iOS 4.0 using JaiilbreakMe:

  1. The first step is to connect your iPhone 4 to the computer, launch iTunes and sync your device and backup your music, contacts, apps etc.
  2. Once this is done, restore your iPhone 4 to official iOS 4.0 through iTunes.
  3. Once your phone reboots, connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network by going to Settings > Wi-Fi > Choose Network.
  4. After your phone connects to internet over Wi-Fi, open safari and type “https://www.jailbreakme.com”.
  5. You will be greeted with the screen as shown in the screenshot above. Simply ‘slide to jailbreak’ as per the screen instructions.
  6. This will start the jailbreaking process. Wait for the tool to download. You don’t have to do anything else at the moment; just let the jailbreak download and execute on it’s own.
  7. Once the jailbreaking process is complete on your iPhone 4, you will get the following message “ Cydia has been added to Home Screen”. You can confirm this by going to your home screen and making sure you can find the Cydia icon there, as shown below.


And there you go! You have successfully jailbroken your iPhone 4 with what we call as the most painless jailbreak method ever. You can now install all the jailbreak-only hacks and apps on your phone and take it beyond what Apple wants you to do with your device. Always feels great to break free from the ridiculous limitations enforced upon you by others, doesn’t it?

What do you think of this jailbreaking method? How did the experience go for you? Don’t forget to let us know in the comments below.


  1. Is there any full video for this process to how jailbreak iphone 4 4.0 full by full and step by step thanks in advance plzzzzzzzzz help me for that im new commer in this field

  2. i tried to jailbreak my iphone 4 , 4.1 but i got the msg that version too new and i need to downgrade to 4.0.1/3.2.1 or earlier which may be impossible ???

    pls advise.

    thank you

  3. Does anyone know if you can unlock and jailbreak an iPhone 3GS and still sell it for enough money to upgrade it to an iPhone 4G? Then I assume when the next generation of iPhone comes out I can still do it with the 4G? If I can jailbreak and unlock the iPhone 4G at a later date I just might. What do you think? Does Apple ever stop folks from doing this? I’m always afraid…

  4. So what do I do to jailbreak and unlock my iPhone 3GS? I want to buy the new iPhone 4 which I can now my contract is up and want to jailbreak and unlock the 3GS and sell it on ebay. I think I can get a good deal on it but is it safe to unlock and jailbreak phones? I’m hearing from folks here and there and noone seems to want to give me any advice but most folks are doing it. Any help is appreciated …

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