1. i.Annie's Avatar
    Limera1n is the only option for you unless you want to go the 4.1 route. You'll have to have SHSHs to use a custom fw to 4.1. You can go to 4.2.1 with custom fw without SHSHs right now. This all has to be done with PwnageTool.
    2010-12-18 02:06 AM
  2. BigHE's Avatar
    I must have done something wrong the last time. Thanks you very much. I confirm this works. Its good to go now.
    2010-12-18 06:43 AM
  3. litloo's Avatar
    - I have an iphone 3gs running old boot 4.0.2.
    - Never JB before.
    - I am looking to JB and unlock my phone.

    As per the guide, I am thinking of the following:
    1 - Jailbreak with limera1n (shd i use the latest version on the website??)
    2 - unlock by installing ultrasn0w in Cydia.

    Will it work ? if not any other suggestions as I need the unlock functionality.
    2010-12-26 09:26 PM
  4. Simon's Avatar
    2010-12-26 09:30 PM
  5. haneydoo's Avatar
    Hi All- Total noobie and confused as to what i need to do. downloaded and read the pdf's but im just not familiar with some of the terms. I have a 3GS version 4.1 and the Modem firmware is 05.14.02

    What i am trying to do is jailbreak my phone so i can use CYDIA

    Also, i may want to unlock the phone and take it to T-MOBILE

    What's the best way to do the jailbreak first and then the unlock down the road or do i need to do it all at once. Sorry if these are repeated questions. Thanks for any help
    2010-12-26 11:51 PM
  6. i.Annie's Avatar
    You can't unlock that modem firmware unless you want to take it up to the iPad baseband of 6.15.00. Possible GPS loss and definite void of warranty if you do so.

    You can jailbreak 4.1 with Redsn0w, Limera1n, or Greenpois0n.
    2010-12-27 12:00 AM
  7. haneydoo's Avatar
    Thanks Annie! whats easier :-) or are they all the same
    2010-12-27 12:06 AM
  8. litloo's Avatar
    Thanks x98car! I managed to jailbreak and install the ultasn0w patch but when i put a different SIM i get "Different Sim Detected" message. Any suggestions or pointers on how to move forward.
    2010-12-27 12:46 AM
  9. i.Annie's Avatar
    Thanks Annie! whats easier :-) or are they all the same
    I use Limera1n. But it's all basically personal preference. Redsn0w just requires you to have the stock fw to point at but the other two don't.

    They all do a good job, I just like Limera1n. Some may disagree, but it's really just user preference.
    2010-12-27 12:54 AM
  10. Simon's Avatar
    Does it kick back to the emergency screen when that happens? Did you use a phonebook sim to activate by any chance?
    2010-12-27 12:56 AM
  11. litloo's Avatar
    Yes the only option that it presents is "Different Sim Detected" with the slider going to emergency mode. Once i take the sim out then I can access the different functions/cydia. I jailbroke it using limera1n and I did not have a sim in it while i JB it. Not sure if that has anything to do with it.

    i will go and buy a phone card sim to see it helps.
    Last edited by litloo; 2010-12-27 at 01:07 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    2010-12-27 01:07 AM
  12. Simon's Avatar
    That won't help. Was just wondering how you got past the emergency call screen in the first place.
    2010-12-27 01:09 AM
  13. litloo's Avatar
    I borrowed my sister's sim card to get it activated when I bought it. SInce then I have been using it w/o sim card. Now looking to use it as a real iphone but with a different carrier.
    2010-12-27 01:13 AM
  14. Simon's Avatar
    Was it a ATT sim card? Try installing cydia.pushfix.info in cydia and installing hacktivation patch.
    2010-12-27 01:15 AM
  15. litloo's Avatar
    Shd I restore, activate using phonebook sim and then JB and unlock again ? What do you say ?
    2010-12-27 01:15 AM
  16. Simon's Avatar
    No don't use a phonebook sim. You will definitely have that issue with using one of those.
    2010-12-27 01:19 AM
  17. litloo's Avatar
    Will the hacktivation patch work on 3gs 4.0.2 ? and i dont have a sim card so should i take the sim out and try the patch ?
    2010-12-27 01:22 AM
  18. Simon's Avatar
    Also check what it says under carrier in settings/general/about.
    2010-12-27 01:22 AM
  19. Simon's Avatar
    Yes take the sim out to try it. Not sure if it will work on 4.0.2. It will tell you when you go to install it. If that doesn't work you can also try SAM.
    2010-12-27 01:24 AM
  20. litloo's Avatar
    Carrier: Rogers 7.2
    Network: Not available ( since no sim inserted)
    Version: 4.0.2 (8A400)
    Modem Firmware: 05.13.04
    2010-12-27 01:26 AM
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