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01-16-2012, 12:30 PM #1
[Giveaway] Use 3G the Way You Want to With the Brand New 3G Unrestrictor 5
3G Unrestrictor is all new, all over again!
If you remember the classic 3G Unrestrictor application that we all know and love from the iOS 4 days, then you'll love to hear this; 3G Unrestrictor 5 has been released by iOS developer Kim Streich, completely rewritten for iOS 5, and it supports many of iOS 5's new features that we didn't have in iOS 4. 3G Unrestrictor 5 is a tool that lets you use 3G for anything you want - without the limitations that Apple puts on you when using cellular data. Some of these limits include App Store download limits, the inability to use FaceTime over 3G, and the inability to see YouTube videos in high quality. These are of course some of the more popular things that people demand, but 3G Unrestrictor 5 doesn't stop at just those three things.
3G Unrestrictor 5 also takes features from iOS 5 such as iCloud backups and Photo Stream to the 3G level. Usually, to save on data plan overages and to keep bandwidth low, these features are limited to being on Wi-Fi only. 3G Unrestrictor 5 gives you the option to enable these features over your cellular network so that you can use every feature of your iPhone even when abroad. 3G Unrestrictor 5 won't force the features on you. The applications that you allow to pass through the cellular network are completely customizable to help you personally manage your cellular data usage. Kim understands that some networks have caps. So this feature should be great for most of you.
3G Unrestrictor 5 puts an application on your home screen that allows you to manage the applications that get to use 3G Unrestrictor 5's abilities. When you open the application for the first time, there will be nothing in it because as a safety precaution, everything is left at its defaults until you are ready to add applications that will start eating up all of your cellular data. After opening it, the application will look like the image below:
Once you have the application open, you can basically add any application on your iPhone to the list that you want to. The process for doing this is nicely displayed to you in the application, "to unrestrict an app press edit and then+." Once you do that, you'll be provided with a list of applications that you can add to the unrestricted list. The interface looks like the image below:
Once you've selected the applications that you want to unrestrict, it becomes effective immediately without requiring any kind of restart or respring. Now when you go on 3G, you can use the application any way that you've ever been restricted from doing without being connected to a Wi-Fi network. For example, if you're on 3G and you use the App Store, you are prohibited from downloading applications that are over 20MB. If you add the App Store to your 3G Unrestrictor 5 list, then you can download any application that you want to. Just a side note; if you add App Store to this list, iTunes is added to the list with it automatically. You can remove applications by tapping the edit button and selecting delete next to the application that you want to remove.
Certain applications have additional settings that can be configured through the 3G Unrestrictor 5 application by tapping on the blue arrow button on the right of any application on the list. Some have settings and some don't. One that does is the YouTube application. You can choose between video quality settings depending on what radio you're using. If you are on E (Edge/2G), you can select low quality to make it load faster. If you are on 3G, you can select medium/high to get the best quality. If you're on Wi-Fi, you can select high because you're not eating up your data plan. 3G Unrestrictor 5 includes SBSettings toggles so that you can turn the functionality on and off at your own leisure.
3G Unrestrictor 5 isn't for everybody. If you're buying only 256MB of data per month from a carrier such as AT&T, then this application would be dangerous if you don't closely monitor your usage. With all applications freed on the cellular network, you can easily pound through as much data as you would on Wi-Fi without realizing it. On the other hand, if you're grandfathered into unlimited data or you have a reasonably high cap amount, then you want this tweak. It makes life a lot better. It basically just tricks applications into thinking that they're on Wi-Fi when they're not.
If you need more information about 3G Unrestrictor 5, Kim has constructed a Web site dedicated to information about it. You can visit the Web site from this link. The Web site notes that 3G Unrestrictor will be compatible with the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. It works with any iOS 5 or iOS 4 device that supports cellular radios. iOS 4.1 or higher is required to use FaceTime over 3G or to watch medium quality YouTube videos over 3G.
More good news? If you're a current 3G Unrestrictor customer, you can upgrade to 3G Unrestrictor 5 for the next 3 days for the price of only 99¢. After three days, it will cost you $1.99 to upgrade. Since the application was re-written, it is a new purchase and completely separate from the previous application. Kim has been working on it for several months. If you are completely new to the 3G Unrestrictor scene altogether, then you will have to shell out $3.99 to get 3G Unrestrictor 5.
Still not enough good news for you? Then maybe this will kick you back in your computer chair. Don't bother standing up because you'll just sit down again. Kim has decided that he wants to give away ten copies of 3G Unrestrictor 5 to the lucky readers of Modmyi. Here's how to win:
Leave a comment below explaining in a five sentence meaty paragraph as to why you deserve to win. Include your Cydia number because that's the only way we can credit you the application. We will pick the winners in a couple of days.
Name: 3G Unrestrictor 5
Developer: Kim Streich
Editor's Rating: 5/5
Will you be buying 3G Unrestrictor 5 for your iDevice cellular data needs? Share in the comments.
Sources: Kim Streich
Last edited by Anthony Bouchard; 01-16-2012 at 09:44 PM.
01-16-2012, 12:34 PM #2
The upgrade special price for 4S owners would be awesome, provided we have a jb for the 4S within the next 3 days, otherwise we never had a chance to take advantage of it. I'm a 3G Unrestrictor owner on a 4S now. I love these developers, I also own MyWi and ISX. Looking forward to having this upgrade.
Last edited by metaserph; 01-16-2012 at 12:51 PM.@Metaserph
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01-16-2012, 12:40 PM #3
I deserve to win this giveaway. I am an avid iPhone student user who travels a lot away from my family. Many of the places I go to don't have free wifi or wifi at all. With the 3G unrestrictor I can FaceTime with my whole family even when I am in these far away places like the forest or on the sea. I can also get apps that I love without having data limits. Best of all I can photo stream photos from my journeys and they will seamlessly pop up on my parents and brothers iDevices. I hope I win! My Cydia number is 1738782
01-16-2012, 12:49 PM #4
01-16-2012, 12:50 PM #5
my first reason is that i live in ksa ( saudiarabia ) which is an arab country that make the internet something useless they restrict and ban almost everything on the internet actually they are thinking of banning facebook do u even imagine that , the point is that am a person that already suffers alot of restriction and banning in his life and have to work around all the time..... so i would really appreciate it if u gave me a copy that help to escape some the restriction am living in.......also now i have an iphone 4 and am buying the 4s tomorrow and this is one of the first tweaks that actually write in its description that it is compatible with the 4s..... at last i finished my 5 sentences... cydia number 2938167 ..... and last thing facetime is banned here and i get it by jailbreaking
01-16-2012, 12:52 PM #6
Luckily I was grandfathered into an unlimited data plan with Verizon. So 3G U.R. definitely is something that's on my phone.
01-16-2012, 12:55 PM #7
i deserve to win as iam good fan for modmyi.com . The 3g unrestrictor is a very important tool for me as i totally depend on 3g in my downloads as i have no wifi connection. plus i always use facetime and the way to use it outdoors is by using 3g unrestrictor.I have a large 3g package of 5 gega / month so i dont need to monitor my usage so 3g unristrictor will be very useful for me. Last but not least that i do really love Modmyi.com with all its posts and its giveaways cydia number : 2940304
01-16-2012, 12:58 PM #8
Look, let's not beat around the bush here. I need this because I am a data addict. If I don't get my daily fix of Facetime and movies and other dubious uses of my carrier's information, then the shakes come. Granted, I'm usually on Campus where there's Wi-Fi, but everyone knows that it's really shotty. Just imagine: me in the middle of class and I'm unable to silently Facetime my little brother in order to throw insults at him. What then? Actually pay attention in class? No sir, I'm an American, and if you don't help me waste my time and tuition money, then your a socialist. I think. I didn't listen very well in Political Science; too busy with my iPhone.
Cydia Number: 13766
01-16-2012, 01:04 PM #9
01-16-2012, 01:07 PM #10
I upgraded my phone plan this month and it'd be cool to destroy those barrier :]
01-16-2012, 01:08 PM #11
I wonder if this would effect our plan if we are on a unlimited plan I.E. could they terminate us since it probably shows data being used differently anyone know?
Cydia number I-have-no-clue-since-it's-on-my-other-iPhone.
01-16-2012, 01:10 PM #12
While I cannot use the facetime feature as an owner of a 3GS, I would use a lot of the features available. While at work, I don't have access to Wi-Fi so to be able to update apps and download new ones when they are on sale! Using unrestrictor to get better video quality on a few video apps is also a must. The amount of podcasts I download would be aided in actually having 3G Unrestrictor since so many of them are over the iTunes limit. Lastly, I can actually take advantage of the the app as I still have my grandfathered AT&T unlimited data plan. Getting this app, would just take my downloading even higher...
Cydia #: 3040984
01-16-2012, 01:13 PM #13
01-16-2012, 01:24 PM #14
01-16-2012, 01:28 PM #15
I should win a copy of 3G unrestricter 5 because...
1. My comments were better than anybody's in this thread.
2. I'll be getting married in April and she's going to take all my money
3. I am a befriender of all races.
4. My selfish days are over due to marriage
5. These developers do awesome work and I appreciate their time and effort!
Thanks for the opportunity Anthony.
01-16-2012, 01:35 PM #16
would be awesome, provided we have a jb for the 4S within the next 3 days, otherwise we never had a chance to take advantage of it. I'm a 3G Unrestrictor owner on a 4S now. I love these developers, I also own MyWi and ISX. Looking forward to having this upgrade.
Last edited by Adrian97c; 01-16-2012 at 01:39 PM.
01-16-2012, 01:41 PM #17
I think I would deserve to win, because:
- I love 3G Unrestrictor and don't want to live without it.
- I think iCloud is perfect, except the thing that you have to be on a Wi-Fi network and I'm not every time in a WiFi network.
- I love playing multiplayer games, but the WiFi restriction is so silly.
- I'm always a fan of good tweaks of good developers.
- And it would make my iPhone as well as my iPad to a useful device and let's it feel like iOS 6 with so cool function enhancements.
01-16-2012, 01:44 PM #18
I would love to receive this package and want to thank the developer for giving away free copies to all us data hungry users. I use data for literally everything, my apartments cannot receive any internet service except satellite (which has data restrictions) due to it being on Native American land (and they won't let the internet companies in my area hook up service). Since I myself moved here sight unseen for a job opportunity I'm stuck for another 8 months with no internet what so ever!!! My only lifeline is my iPhone and since I'm grandfathered in on unlimited data I use the HECK out of it. This app would make things soooo much nicer (actually be able to download app store apps again, yeah!). Please consider me, thank you.
Cydia #: 1499235
Last edited by VerizonIphone4_help; 01-16-2012 at 01:47 PM.
01-16-2012, 01:49 PM #19
01-16-2012, 01:57 PM #20
I wanted to move over to 3G Unrestrictor from My3G as it was the original one but had already bought the My3G app. After the ios4 compatible version was released, was quite bummed I had already purchased the My3G as this was much more comprehensive and easier to use from the looks of it. I know there are cracked versions of this (and My3G out there) but purchasing apps from these developers will support them in supporting us so if I, or you, don't win the giveaway, I highly advise to purchase it from Cydia. Remember, these developers are the reason why we love jailbreaking our iDevices. Cheers to you all! Cydia Acct: 337774