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10-24-2011, 02:51 PM #1Queries on iPhone 3GS unlock and preserving baseband
I am wanting to buy an used iPhone 3GS but whatever unlocked ones are available on craigslist / ebay.com seem to have their baseband updated to 6.15, the ipad baseband which breaks the GPS functionality.
In this case, can i buy a AT&T locked iPhone, not updated to iOS 5 and unlock it myself PRESERVING the baseband so as not to break the GPS ?
If yes then before buying the locked iPhone 3GS, what all things i need to check to ensure that i can preserve the baseband and also unlock and jailbreak it.
10-24-2011, 03:39 PM #2
good luck finding one that still have ios 4.0 or lower with unlockable baseband. when new ios version come out, people will update through itunes, only a small percentage that update but preserve the baseband.
10-24-2011, 04:02 PM #3
In that case i will only be able to get an unlocked and jailbroken with 6.15 baseband right ?
Does GPS work in such iPhone 3GS with ipad baseband ?
Will there be any baseband downgrade available ?
10-24-2011, 04:05 PM #4
Does GPS work in such iPhone 3GS with ipad baseband ? No (not to my knowing)
Will there be any baseband downgrade available ? No (6.15.00 is impossible to downgrade to my knowing)
10-30-2011, 02:18 PM #5
Try Pinkpine.com I haven't buy anything from them but ..... the last time I ask them they said they have iphone baseband and ipad unlock.
11-01-2011, 12:38 PM #6
The best and easy way are to find an iPhone 4 with fw 4.3.5 then restore iOS5 with preserve baseband.
Now you can unlock it Gevey Sim
Semi tether jailbreak
keep your GPS working
11-01-2011, 12:46 PM #7
^^Yes i got an iPhone 4 finally with baseband 1.59.00 and iOS 5 so i can unlock it with ultrasn0w.
You may check the following thread and give more inputs there
[iPhone Noob] Need help with unlocking/jailbreaking iPhone 4 with iOS 5 and BB 1.59.00