Closer To An iPod Nano Jailbreak: How To Enable DFU Mode

Putting an iOS device in to DFU mode is one of the fundamental steps to jailbreaking. An enterprising user has found out enable DFU mode on the iPod Nano.

News about Jailbreaking the iPod Nano have ramped up as a developer named James Whelton found a way to modify the device’s springboard to remove an App. The latest advancement in hacking the iPod Nano comes to us from Steven Troughton-Smith.

Smith has published a tutorial on how to put the Nano in to DFU mode and install a custom Firmware. He’s even modified iRecovery, a popular Jailbreaking tool, to work with the iPod Nano.

I’m excited to see the progress being made on Jailbreaking the iPod Nano. Significant progress is behind made and it’s only a matter of time before we see a one-click solution.

Tanner Godarzi
Tanner is tech-savvy with an eye for great content who is pursuing his Bachelors of Science in Web Design and Interactive Media from the Art Institute of California—Orange County. Tanner has been a freelance Blogger and Social Media consultant for over 4 years and contributed content for O'Reilly's "Big Book Of Apple Hacks." Tanner has blogged for industry notables such as Hadley Stern for Apple Matters, C.K. for Obsessable and gave insight about Social Media for The Blog Herald. Tanner resides in Huntington Beach and is a cycling enthusiast.


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