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Originally Posted by GPwn ugh i so want that untethered JB... i have been preserving my baseband since forever on my iphone 4 lol. Mine hasn't been updated since iphone
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    Quote Originally Posted by GPwn View Post
    ugh i so want that untethered JB... i have been preserving my baseband since forever on my iphone 4
    lol. Mine hasn't been updated since iphone 4 release

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    are there any known issues with the tethered jailbreak for iOS 5 on the iPhone 4?
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    Quote Originally Posted by macmatt43 View Post
    Does anyone know or has tried if it is possible to use the latest Snowbreeze or Redsnow (or both?) to do an UNtethered jailbreak on iOS 5 public release on the old bootrom 3GS?

    I think this was possible with snowbreeze on iOS GM as I remember there was even a separate update to snowbreeze so that it could make iOS 5 beta/GM untethered on the old bootrom 3GS?
    Yes GM and Public are the same file, and untethered does work on 3GS Old Bootrom GM via Snowbreeze 2.8b8. Took a couple of builds and restores to get it to work for me but well worth doing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Griffin View Post
    I'm so happy I'm in the UK and got my iPhone 4 fresh and unlocked not having to worry about basebands.
    That

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    Quote Originally Posted by mik3y08 View Post
    Question, if I use the tethered jailbreak now can I use the untethered jailbreak on top of it once it is released? Or must I reinstall ios 5 then jailbreak?
    You will be able to use the untethered jailbreak WITHOUT a restore.

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    For the noobs:
    Tethered Jailbreak - requires a computer to revive your phone if it reboots/battery dies. You will lose all functionality of the phone.

    Untethered Jailbreak - Your phone will reboot and be Jailbroken as normal.

    Baseband preservation: this depends on how you jailbreak your phone. Pwnage Tool (Mac) & Sn0wbreeze (PC) create custom firmware/IPSW to preserve the baseband for an unlock.

    Tethered and Untethered jailbreak doesn't affect your baseband.

    No jailbreak issues on iOS 5 that I've seen except for incompatible tweaks.

    redsn0w which is for Mac and PC will start to include baseband preservation (Pwnage Tool) in its program. It's not available yet but @Musclenerd expects it to be done very soon!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Axelite View Post
    Yes GM and Public are the same file, and untethered does work on 3GS Old Bootrom GM via Snowbreeze 2.8b8. Took a couple of builds and restores to get it to work for me but well worth doing.
    This is exactly why I wait for the Dev Team to get their tools out properly because in the past I've had nothing but problems & errors with sn0wbreeze. I have a Snow Leopard & Lion Virtual on my Win 7 machine just to ensure I can always create a custom firmware (& to play around with the OS)

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    I'm on 4.3.1 right now, and I would LOVE to upgrade to 5.0 (who wouldn't, amirite?). Let's say I forgo the JB process and install a clean iOS 5 on my i4 (preserving baseband isn't an issue for me; I'm on AT&T). Would I be able to jailbreak 5.0 when they release an untethered JB down the road (I'm assuming yes, what with all the DFU/restore jazz), or should I stick with my current firmware until an untethered solution is released?

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    (Actually that applies more to i4 unlockers who rely on Gevey...get back down to BB where Gevey works before you no longer can)
    Can anyone elaborate on this? I have an i4 4.3.3 with BB 03.10.01 and use Gevey Ultra. I don't understand the "get back down to BB where Gevey works before you no longer can" part as, to my knowledge, we can't downgrade basebands (or is that only for people with the iPad baseband?).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nintendo Tim View Post
    I'm on 4.3.1 right now, and I would LOVE to upgrade to 5.0 (who wouldn't, amirite?). Let's say I forgo the JB process and install a clean iOS 5 on my i4 (preserving baseband isn't an issue for me; I'm on AT&T). Would I be able to jailbreak 5.0 when they release an untethered JB down the road (I'm assuming yes, what with all the DFU/restore jazz), or should I stick with my current firmware until an untethered solution is released?
    Yes, u can jailbreak it whenever!

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    Nice but I'll wait for untethered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by willryan42 View Post
    Can anyone elaborate on this? I have an i4 4.3.3 with BB 03.10.01 and use Gevey Ultra. I don't understand the "get back down to BB where Gevey works before you no longer can" part as, to my knowledge, we can't downgrade basebands (or is that only for people with the iPad baseband?).
    iPhone 4 can downgrade baseband but only when Apple is still signing a firmware. So if someone were to accidentally update their iPhone 4 to 5.0 and update the baseband right now they could downgrade back to 4.3.5 and downgrade their baseband back to 4.10.01 (which works with gevey). Once Apple stops signing 4.3.5 iPhone 4 owners will not be able to downgrade their baseband anymore.

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    @willryan42
    I'm not sure what Musclenerd meant either BUT as long as you use Pwnage or Sn0wbreeze, you can keep ur baseband.

    Thanx Simon, didn't know that!

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    ahh this is doing my nut in!! I so badly wanna upgrade but i dont want to be on tethered jb! My uncle done the untethered jb a few times on his i4 4.3.5. and it always messed up :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by hassane14 View Post
    ahh this is doing my nut in!! I so badly wanna upgrade but i dont want to be on tethered jb! My uncle done the untethered jb a few times on his i4 4.3.5. and it always messed up :/
    There is no untethered jailbreak for 4.3.5 for iPhone 4.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    Yes, u can jailbreak it whenever!
    Nice. Thanks thazsar!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon View Post
    There is no untethered jailbreak for 4.3.5 for iPhone 4.
    i know its just so hard to resist updating atm -_-

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    I'm considering going tethered for now... but is there some sort of easy workaround that does not always need a computer to restore? Such as an online safari based JB, that you can quickly do over the itouch itself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ian_frs View Post
    If I try tethered jailbreak on an iP4 and preserve baseband what happens if my phone reboots?
    Normally,
    If it reboots when you are away from your computer, the phone will probably hang and become unusable until you get back to your computer.
    If it reboots while you're at your computer, you re-run the JB tool to get it back to normal (usable phone, usable jailbreak).
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    Occasionally,
    if you reboot away from your computer, the phone may recover in a usable, operational mode, but without any JB software or tools available. It's called a semi-tethered boot, and it works for some people sometimes; but not reliably in any case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lakunsta View Post
    No. you wont. It stays unlocked.
    What about the jailbreak?

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