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  • 3G Unlock VERY SOON - Works on ALL Basebands?
    EDIT: Yup, 3G unlock works on 02.28.00 modem firmware (baseband). Check Update 3 on the dev team blog post!

    2ND Edit: The Dev Team says the yellowsn0w Cydia package will be up as soon as the dev team member in charge of the repo fixes a file permission error. See update 3 on the dev team blog post

    3rd Edit: If you do NOT have the 02.28.00 bootloader, and are going to want to unlock - do yourself a favor. Back up your stuff now, restore to a fresh 2.2 IN ITUNES, then use PwnageTool to make that a jailbroken 2.2 with 02.28.00 baseband (this guide). That way you won't have to when the unlock is released here shortly.

    4th Edit: Its out.

    Well, the dev team has posted another blog entry earlier today. The contents are purely this:

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    Now, that in binary translates to vtaber 61060174. What is that? A German blog surmises vtaber is most likely ROT13 code. EDIT: The German guys found that info from a comment on the Dev blog apparently... (hi, Germans ) In that case, the post would translate to IGNORE 61060174. Post 61060174 on the Dev Team blog said, in a nutshell, that you'd need to preserve your baseband at the 02.11.07 version (check Settings > General > About > Modem Firmware to find your baseband version) if you wanted a 3G software unlock on your iPhone.

    Could the dev team be letting us know to ignore that part now? That the yellowsn0w release, coming up today, will work on the newer baseband as well?

    A few hundred thousand 02.28.00 baseband users who would like to unlock their 3G iPhones sure hope so.

    DevTeam Blog
    This article was originally published in forum thread: 3G Unlock VERY SOON - Works on ALL Basebands? started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 168 Comments
    1. agentnixon's Avatar
      agentnixon -
      I can't wait!!!!!
    1. sendblink23's Avatar
      sendblink23 -
      bite wuff wuff

      hehee Unlock on all 3G basebands sounds yummy
    1. upstateiphone's Avatar
      upstateiphone -
      Wohhey if you have a jailbroken iphone at 2.1 you should be fine with out the macbook. Just find a hot shot!!!
    1. sendblink23's Avatar
      sendblink23 -
      aww darn dude... that honestly Sucks big Time

      I hope 2009 brings you lots of Great Kick *** things 4 U
    1. Chase817's Avatar
      Chase817 -
      Ooohhh... sneaky
    1. tattoojack's Avatar
      tattoojack -
      I LOVE THE DEVTEAM!!!!!
      just wanted that to officially b on the record.
      I knew when i heard musclenerd say that the unlock is the same only the injection method will change that something was already in the works.
      Y downgrade the baseband when u can just unlock the new one??
      Farkin awesome work fellas!!!!
    1. gdogg08's Avatar
      gdogg08 -
      well done
      to everyone who helped make this possible
      thank you
    1. nrowensby's Avatar
      nrowensby -
      After the most recent post, I think you guys nailed the cryptic message

      Quote Originally Posted by Dev-Team Blog View Post
      Update 3: What do we have here then??

    1. jeffnjen's Avatar
      jeffnjen -
      you guys rock. there are so many people who are depending on you guys, and it has not gotten to your heads.....strong work and have a happy new year
    1. BarcaMagic's Avatar
      BarcaMagic -
      Ill have my fingers crossed that ill work for for all . I'm in 02.28.00.
      Time to flip my sand watch around.
    1. ian_frs's Avatar
      ian_frs -
      I feel behind in the times I am still on Modem Firmware 01.45.00.
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      2.28.00 baseband unlocked! Boo YA! Happy new year to EVERYONE!!
    1. tonycortes's Avatar
      tonycortes -
      [irrelevant]
    1. djdom111's Avatar
      djdom111 -
      I love Dev-Team!!! Thank you!!! Happy New Year!!!
    1. Xenthor's Avatar
      Xenthor -
      This is AWESOME news for everyone with 2.28.00 baseband! I'm lucky to have 2.11 baseband for both my iPhone 3G's, but I'm glad to hear this because it means we can update to 2.2 Firmware AND then unlock, right?

      (One quick question, jailbreaking for 2.2 is only available for WinPwn which is for Mac only right?)
    1. ian_frs's Avatar
      ian_frs -
      You can use quickpwn to jailbreak 2.2 win or os x. Or you can use Pwnage tool for OS X.
    1. MetallicaFan1991's Avatar
      MetallicaFan1991 -
      ^^
      Winpwn is for Windows as you can tell from the "win" part obviously. Winpwn as far as I knw has not been updated in ages to work on 2.2.

      Quickpwn and Pwnage tool are for Mac. QP is also for windows
    1. Xenthor's Avatar
      Xenthor -
      Sorry about that lol, the alcohol is already getting to me I guess. :P

      I did mean Pwnage Tool.

      So QuickPwn was updated to Jailbreak 2.2 on Windows? Sweet! I'm going to update then, since baseband won't matter now.
    1. Nefarious's Avatar
      Nefarious -
      Very nice. I'm looking forward to the release to see the outcomes. I'm on contract with AT&T, so I won't need it now, but if I decided to sell, it will certainly help.
    1. dieselboy27's Avatar
      dieselboy27 -
      This is the greatest Christmas gift ever! Probably the best gift I have ever received I just wonder if I will have to restore to unlock my phone. Either way this is a great treat for all us iPhone 3G owners.

      Happy New Year to all!!!!!!!!!!!!!