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10-06-2009, 04:29 AM #1Cydia Installation on Factory Unlocked 3G iPhone
Hi I have factory unlocked 3G iPhone with 3.1 firmware.
Is there any way to install Cydia without the need to jail break it?
If it is not possible, can I install Cydia applications like Winter Board, Vista Mobile Theme, Categories etc., by any other means without installing Cydia?
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10-06-2009, 06:16 AM #2
You must be jailbroken to run Cydia. The only other option is Icy...which requires jailbreaking too.
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10-06-2009, 10:55 AM #3
If it is not possible to install cydia alone without unlocking 3.1 firmware, can I try following method?
1) Downgrade to 3.0
2) Use redsnow and mark install Cydia alone (Redsnow will have 3 options as you know - Install Cydia, Install Icy, Unlock)
Will this work or will it mess my iPhone?
10-08-2009, 05:51 AM #4
Currently there is NO way to downgrade a 3gs from 3.1 unless you saved some files stored in your phone before installing 3.1 . To have winterboard or any other app not offered by the AppStore you need to be jailbroken to access repositories (like cydia)
10-10-2009, 10:30 PM #5
Hi Superman Thanks for the reply