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    Hi  is there any way to jailbreak my iphone 3gs without plugging it into a computer?? I crashed my already jailbroken phone by accidentally deleting cydia. I don't own my own computer so I have to use friends'. I restored my phone which forced it to update to the 4.2.1 firmware or whatnot. Is there any hope for me or do I HAVE to use a computer to re-jailbreak my phone??

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    Yes you have to use a computer for your current Firmware.


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    Grr! That's what I was afraid of. Thank you though!! ^_^

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dianna671 View Post
    H.... I restored my phone which forced it to update to the 4.2.1 firmware or whatnot. Is there any hope for me or do I HAVE to use a computer to re-jailbreak my phone??
    Nothing FORCED you to update to 4.2.1. With a bit of research, and a few questions, a prior version (and keeping the current BB) were highly likely.

    Remember, iTunes is NOT your friend. There were many alternatives. Not so many now

    As x98cat said, a computer will most certainly be required. 'Userland' jb's like Spirit (no computer) are rare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mes View Post
    Nothing FORCED you to update to 4.2.1. With a bit of research, and a few questions, a prior version (and keeping the current BB) were highly likely.

    Remember, iTunes is NOT your friend. There were many alternatives. Not so many now

    As x98cat said, a computer will most certainly be required. 'Userland' jb's like Spirit (no computer) are rare.
    my name is moon#pie. not x98cat. lol


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    ^Sorry moon...

    After the post I also realized my 'tone' was a bit harsh. Sometimes it gets to me, 'accidentally or had to or my friend did it'. Little patience. But then again, I've done the same thing

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    Oh. Well ok then. So when I do make it to a computer what program do I use to jailbreak my newly updated 3GS?

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    Hi! Happy new year! I had an iPhone. I done jailbreak on that. I used a computer to downgrade the firmware. But I could download cydia direct to the iPhone. The problem is , I would need to do it again and I don't remember where can I find the cydia to down load directly to my phone! Can anyone help me? Thanks!

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    x89cat? or x89car?
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    You can google openappmkt and then from that site you can install cydia provided your iPhone is already jailbroken. Good luck.

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