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Thread: Bought a non JB phone..what can I do to ensure I am ready for 4.0?

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    Default Bought a non JB phone..what can I do to ensure I am ready for 4.0?
    I bought an IPhone for my wife because we got an excellent deal on it and it is in perfect condition. She has a current 2G that is still functional under T-Mobile.

    Phone is 3GS
    Model ends in 3038
    Software ver 4.0
    Firm 05.13.04

    As I understand it, because this has NEVER been jailbroken, no blobs (or signatures) have been saved. So currently I cannot unlock this phone, correct?

    But from reading the forums it sounds like a new 4.0 Jailbreak is coming. So is there anything I need to do ahead of time to prepare for this? And where will the break be announced, on the Dev Team site?

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    Green Apple
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    Keep yourself busy.

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    dratner, save your SHSH blobs locally or to Saurik Cydia server (using TinyUmbrella). Just in case apple upgrades the iPhone firmware. At least if you accidentally upgraded, there is a path for you to downgrade to 4.0

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    dratner (2010-07-28)

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    Ok I can do that..does that umbrella work with OSX or is it independent of OS?

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    Yes OSX 10.5x min. and I had a problem with the latest one I use PPC still but it said it would not work with my architecture so thats why I have a winXP machine too. Weird error cause the last version worked fine but I needed the update to detect 4.0.1 then used the windows version to save 4.0 blobs just in case it needs 4.0 and not 4.0.1

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