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Thread: Using IPHONE3G 16GB Contract. Can i add Installer?

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    Default Using IPHONE3G 16GB Contract. Can i add Installer?
    Hello,
    I recently purchased Iphone3g 16gig on contract with o2.
    Can i install installer in it by any chance? So that i can install free softwares to use? Or is there any alternate way to install Softwares for free w/o unlocking the phone?
    I had iphone 8gig in my own country which i used to unlock my on using help of this site. I have moved to UK so had to take contract .
    Please Help. Please help . Please help


    Thankyou!
    Cheers

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    Unlocking means unlocking the phone to be used with a different carrier.

    Jailbreaking means hacking the phone to allow modified files and code.

    Get it right. Way too many people getting them confused.

    You have to JAILBREAK the phone in order to install installer and have it run. You can't run any of these apps without jailbreaking the phone.

    Install on 2.0.X firmware sucks.
    You need to read the guide at the top, and jailbreak it. It's very simple.

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    Yes you can jailbreak a 3g to get installer on it but I recommend Cydia. I used to like installer more but now Im a Cydia fan on 2.0.X
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    Thanks!! How do i install Cydia?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deadicatedartist View Post
    Unlocking means unlocking the phone to be used with a different carrier.

    Jailbreaking means hacking the phone to allow modified files and code.

    Get it right. Way too many people getting them confused.

    You have to JAILBREAK the phone in order to install installer and have it run. You can't run any of these apps without jailbreaking the phone.

    Install on 2.0.X firmware sucks.
    You need to read the guide at the top, and jailbreak it. It's very simple.
    The poster did not mention anything about unlocking his phone. Learn to read properly before jumping in with your know-it-all opinions!
    To live, you have to lie

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    Quote Originally Posted by nikunj
    Or is there any alternate way to install Softwares for free w/o unlocking the phone?
    The poster seemed confused about the usage of the word, so it was perfectly justified.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redcard View Post
    The poster did not mention anything about unlocking his phone. Learn to read properly before jumping in with your know-it-all opinions!
    He refered to doing the above mentioned without unlocking, meaning he was implying he must unlock his phone in order to install Installer.app, which is false because unlocking the phone would still not allow that.

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    hello can u guys plzz help me to know how do I jailbrake it??

    hello can u guys plzz help me to know how do I jailbrake it??thnks :-)
    Last edited by nikunj; 09-07-2008 at 04:02 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    best way is to go to youtube and type in "How to jailbrake iphone" and a **** load of tutorials will come out. Do what they say and you'll have a jailbroken iphone
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    Read the tutorials at the top! It's common sense!

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    Thankyou for your reply,
    Just one more question. If i Jailbrake my Iphone will that affect my O2 Service in UK? I mean will i be able to enjoy Apple / o2 Services tht i enjoy in contract?

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    Yes, it will not affect your contract.

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