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This is a very old phone of mine, it is the very first iPhone. I used it unlocked and jailbroken for years and then gave it to my wife...now she...
12-30-2011, 06:00 AM #1
Could someone help me restore and unlock an original iPhone please
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This is a very old phone of mine, it is the very first iPhone.
I used it unlocked and jailbroken for years and then gave it to my wife...now she has a 4s and someone else is going to use it....problem is it is really flaky and needs to be restored and I have completely forgotten how - can someone tell me how and what I need please?
From what I remember it is on 3.1.something and was unlocked using a mixture of methods over the years, I remember a pineapple
12-30-2011, 06:13 PM #2
Hit "upgrade" in iTunes. It'll take it to 3.1.3.
I'll find you a guide that has download links as well for all the files you need to get it jailbroken and unlocked again.
iClarified - iPhone - How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.1.3 Using RedSn0w (Windows)
there you go.
Edit: skip to step 4 once you've finished upgrading to 3.1.3.
12-30-2011, 06:32 PM #3
12-30-2011, 07:34 PM #4
iPhone 2G uses bootneuter, it doesn't work with ultrasn0w to unlock bc of the baseband version.
Redsn0w should be used bc it jailbreaks and unlocks in one step.
12-31-2011, 01:00 PM #5
Use Redsnow 0.9.6B4 with BIN Files bl36 and bl46. This should unlock and jailbreak at the same time once you updated or restore to 3.1.3!
12-31-2011, 01:13 PM #6
thanks guys for the correction.. been a while since i worked on 2G