MultiTasking On iPhone 3G & iPod Touch 2G: Mission Accomplished. :)

Hey guys. Well, yesterday, I discovered that I could enable multitasking on the iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2G fairly easily (Once I had some decrypted iPhone 3G S firmware). At first sight, when Steve was demoing it, I said, “It’s built into SpringBoard”. My suspicions were true. 🙂

Well, yesterday, at about noon, I put those feelings to the test, and achieved multitasking on an iPhone 3G.

It’s fairly simple to do. All you have to do is add

<key>multitasking</key>

<string>true</string>

to the N82AP.plist. On the iPod touch 2G, you would add that to the N72AP.plist.

Well, I was going to wait until 4.0 GM release, but it seems that I wasn’t the only one to figure this out and that some website (who will not be named) posted a tutorial on how to do this already, and they jumped the gun.

I posted that I had achieved this yesterday on my Twitter account if you guys follow me.

Well, there it is. I hope Apple doesn’t patch this, because that would really suck.

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Comments

  1. says

    Yes. On Windows you have to install a bunch of crap. I’m on Mac OS X 10.5.7 so it all just works for me. But you’re going to have to do a mess of things in order for it to work.

  2. Somerandom says

    Yeah but macs are so expensive and hackintosh require too much effort especially when your computer don’t work with it

  3. Infectedco says

    Hackintosh are easy to use and cost effective. I am on 10.5.8 and my comp runs even faster than it did with xp. I wish apple would get smart and make their is available to any comp, but till then hackintosh all the way.

  4. Somerandom says

    Yeah hackintosh would be nice but I had to restore my comp last time I tried and I have such a slow Internet speed that it takes literally a week to download it.

  5. says

    Sebastian: No. You can’t. When you unzip it and decrypt it, you break the code signature.

    Somerandom: 4.0 beta will only work on Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard. Windows isn’t supported

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