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iPhone 3GS new boot rom. Baseband 05.13.04 iOS 6.1.3 Not jail broken. No service. Carrier '3' Uk. How can I unlock my iPhone and get the carrier back? Please help....
04-10-2013, 06:05 PM #1Help Unlocking IPhone 3GS
iPhone 3GS new boot rom.
Not jail broken.
Carrier '3' Uk.
How can I unlock my iPhone and get the carrier back? Please help.
04-11-2013, 11:54 AM #2
You have two options:
1. Pay around $20 for 3UK to unlock (best choice)
2. If you have saved SHSH blobs, use Redsn0w to downgrade to an untethered jailbreakable firmware; then jailbreak and install Ultrasn0w. (better choice)
Note: If you combine option 1 and 2 then you don't need to install ultrasn0w
3. Tethered jailbreak using Redsn0w and install Ultrasn0w (Note: You need to plug your iPhone to a computer and use Redsn0w or
other tools to tethered reboot whenever you power off or restart the iPhone.... Main reason people hate tethered jailbreak.) (terrible choice ... 8-))
I personally don't like tethered jailbreak ... 8-))
Last edited by hcgaloi; 04-11-2013 at 11:59 AM.
04-15-2013, 11:19 AM #3
So if I pay for the unlock, I'll be able to fix the 'no service' carrier? Also do I have to upgrade my BB back to the original?
04-15-2013, 03:56 PM #4
That's correct. After paying for an unlock it's better to stay with the latest baseband because you don't need an older band for a soft/hard unlock anymore.
05-22-2013, 12:09 AM #5