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Thread: help unlocking 3GS
04-16-2011, 09:06 PM #1
help unlocking 3GS
I have my iPhone 3GS jailbroken with limera1n on 4.0.1 fw and I tried installing ultrasnow but it just says searching... in my status bar. when I go to settings and look under settings it says unable to load network list. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks guys.
04-16-2011, 10:35 PM #2
your information doesn't help at all really.
settings generla about modem firmware would help a lot more.
04-16-2011, 11:19 PM #3
I'm sorry I mean when I go under settings then go to carrier it says unable to load network list. does that help at all? I did the same thing to jailbreak and unlock it last time and it worked fine but now It just keeps searching for service.
04-16-2011, 11:22 PM #4
oh yeah and my settings general about modem firmware is 05.15.04
04-17-2011, 12:04 AM #5
that baseband is not unlockable via ultrasn0w, sorry
04-17-2011, 09:00 PM #6
****. is there anyway to unlock it? I could've swore that's what I did last time.
04-18-2011, 02:41 AM #7
imei unlock coats 165$... ultrasn0w is really the other otherreal kption atm, but as you can see from the picture below i just took of unltrasn0w, your bb is NOT supported, sorry :/
04-19-2011, 11:00 AM #8
well is it possible that when i restored my iphone that the baseband changed? i just dont get how it worked before but now it dont. sorry im not that bright at these type of things and ive been without a phone for the last few days. or is there any other way to unlock it with that baseband other than ultrasn0w? thanks again man i know this is prolly getting on your nerves by now
04-19-2011, 11:18 AM #9
unless you used pwnagetool/sn0wbreeze, you bb was updated, thus you can't unlock
04-19-2011, 11:20 AM #10
04-19-2011, 11:49 AM #11
Update to 4.3.1 with iPads 6.15.00 bb then unlock it using ultrasn0w. That's your best bet
04-19-2011, 11:52 AM #12
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04-20-2011, 10:37 AM #14
ok so I have tmobile. so If I restore my phone with the iPad 4.3.1 fw with the baseband you said it will allow me to have tmobile as a carrier after installing ultrasnow? will I have to re-jailbreak after I do this. and the GPS not working might be worth it if I can def get my phone back on until I have money for a new phone. thanks so much guys!
04-20-2011, 10:41 AM #15
p.s. I'll thank you guys for your help next time I get on my computer. I cant figure out how to thank people over the modmyi app.
04-20-2011, 10:45 AM #16
Yeah if you restore to 4.3.1 then jailbreak and install the iPad bb. You can unlock using ultrasn0w. Just make sure you don't update to 4.3.2. And about the gps. If you don't really use it, it's a small price to pay to get your phone on another carrier
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04-20-2011, 10:54 AM #17
Read all about it here: Dev-Team Blog Ultrasn0w Recycle
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04-20-2011, 12:05 PM #18
ok cool so upgrade to 4.3.1 and then I jailbreak with redsn0w? or limera1n? then install the iPad bb and unlock with ultrasnow correct? sorry I just wanna make sure I know exactly what I'm doing before I further **** up my phone. thanks again guys!
04-20-2011, 12:17 PM #19
04-20-2011, 12:17 PM #20
Limera1n doesn't work with 4.3.1, you have to use redsn0w. Plus redsn0w is the software that allows you to install the iPad baseband so you need that anyway. You have the right steps
1. Update to 4.3.1 (if you're not already)
2. Download the iPad baseband
3. Download redsn0w here (for windows)
4. Follow the redsn0w process and make sure you select that you want to update to the iPad baseband
5. unlock with ultrasn0w
From here on out you will not be able to update with iTunes. You will need custom firmware do install on your device.