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Thread: 3GS Jailbreaking Help!!!

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    Default 3GS Jailbreaking Help!!!
    Hey guy's I just received a 3GS from a friend that upgraded to the iPhone 4. I'm having some issues trying to jailbreak it on iOS 4.0. Its currently running on the original iOS 4.0 b/c he upgraded it through iTunes before he gave it to me. I tried creating a custom ipsw through sn0wbreeze, but when I put the phone into dfu mode and try to restore it through iTunes I always get the 1604 error. I loaded the original iOS 4.0 without any errors. It was not previously jailbroken, so I dont have access to the ssh files. I tried to look up the bootrom version by looking at the usb properties, but it doesn't say. So I went ahead and looked up the manufacture date (according to the 3,4,5th serial number method) and it was supposedly manufactured on the 25th week of 2009 (approx July 09). I read that its likely on the old bootrom b/c it was manufactured before Nov 09. Does anyone know how to get around this issue so that I can jailbreak my iPhone?

    Here is some additional info on my phone:
    Phone: 3GS iPhone 16GB
    Firmware: iOS 4.0 (Original)
    Baseband: 05.13.04
    Bootrom: ???

    Thanks in advance for your help guys/gals!

    NM, I just used iDetector and it notified me that im on the new bootrom. Looks like i'll have to wait for an exploit.
    Last edited by Inwood; 2010-07-03 at 04:02 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Need SHSH blobs to restore the 3GS. New bootrom 3GS phones cannot utilize custom firmwares. Don't know if yours is a new or old bootrom. Considering the phone has never been jailbroken before though, it can't be jailbroken now.

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