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Thread: 3gs iphone jailbreak issue using 0.8 redsnow and 3.0.1 firmware

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    Default 3gs iphone jailbreak issue using 0.8 redsnow and 3.0.1 firmware
    i have the following:
    windows vista
    iphone 16gb 3gs w/ the latest 3.0.1 7A400 firmware installed
    redsnow version .8

    when i launch redsnow and specify the ipsw for my current firmware, i get the message "unable to recognize specified ipsw".
    the ipsw file im using is iPhone2,1_3.0.1_7A400_Restore.ipsw

    can you guys tell me what im doing wrong?

    i was reading some of the other threads and some mention that you use the 3.0 7a341 ipsw file even if your 3gs has 3.0.1 7a340 firmware. is this right? redsnow doesnt seem to recognize the 3.0.1 ipsw firmware.
    Last edited by venomous99; 2009-09-01 at 04:01 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Use 3.0 and follow the step on redsn0w and let it do its job.

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    thanks zwayne..jsut wanted confirmation. im actually already downloading the file and will follow the simple instructions.

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    so whats the buttom line,did it work? i just got my new iphone and it also came with 3.01 i need some feed back i dont want to screew up.

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    Slightly off topic but not really because I'd also like to jailbreak my iphone 3gs 3.0.1

    I have 3.0 7a341 firmware which I used for my iPod Touch 2G.
    Is it the same as the iPhone 3.0 7a341 firmware, or do I need to download again for the iPhone?

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    I just purchased my 3GS yesterday. Used redsnow and 3.0 ipsw and youll be just fine.
    8GB 2G 1.0.2v 3.14.08_G AT&T RIP
    16GB 3G 2.0.2v 2.02.01 AT&T RIP
    8GB 3G 3.0 04.26.08 AT&T RIP
    16GB 3GS 3.0.1 04.26.08 AT&T RIP
    16GB 3GS 3.1.3 5.12.01 AT&T RIP
    16GB iPhone4 3.10.01 4.2.1 Fancy iPod



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    did you capture the ibec & ibss first?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John1177 View Post
    did you capture the ibec & ibss first?
    what do you mean?

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    i selected the ipsw associated with the 3.0 os. worked perfectly and no issues. this thing is really addicting and now im trying to convince others to switch cuz theyre really missing a totally different world. wow.

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    i have a 32gb iphone, but redsnow will not work for me. I chose the 3.0 firmware and get cpu gets stuck at second step "waiting for reboot"...i then manually rebooted the phone, but once it says done, there's no cydia...can 32gig's be jailbroken...if not, im goin back to my 16 gig...

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