1. bzyheather's Avatar
    My sister-in-law is visiting from Germany. We went to TMobile and bought a prepaid SIM card. The SIM card will not work in her iPhone 3G. The customer service, if that is what you want to call it, when we went back to TMobile was not very nice and they said the problem is the phone is locked. I have gone through the steps to "jailbreak" the phone. ITunes is saying the SIM card is not supported. It appears that the phone keeps turning itself off at the end of the jailbreak. Can anyone explain to me what I might be doing wrong? Thank you for your thoughts and hopefully assistance.
    2012-07-08 10:33 AM
  2. Akxhay's Avatar
    Hi tried the above mentioned method and my iphone 3gs got stuck at activating and then went in to a recovery loop..pls help
    2012-07-23 07:20 AM
  3. sagerj's Avatar
    I have a simple question. I'm on AT&T with 4.3.1. I want to upgrade and jailbreak untethered to any version of iOS 5. What version would be the easiest with the least room for complications? And what corresponding version of redsn0w should I get?

    Thanks, Ryan.
    2012-08-21 05:48 PM
  4. Simon's Avatar
    I have a simple question. I'm on AT&T with 4.3.1. I want to upgrade and jailbreak untethered to any version of iOS 5. What version would be the easiest with the least room for complications? And what corresponding version of redsn0w should I get?

    Thanks, Ryan.
    5.1.1 would be the one to go to. Then use redsnow 0.9.12b2 or 0.9.14b2 to jailbreak it untethered.
    2012-08-21 05:57 PM
  5. sagerj's Avatar
    Thank you very much. I wouldn't lose any of my current cydia apps or jailbreak settings, correct? And what is the correct order to follow as in the steps to be taken? Could you link me to a good walkthrough of the steps?
    2012-08-21 06:06 PM
  6. sagerj's Avatar
    If I install 5.1.1 with iTunes, to be able to jb it with redsn0w, won't it erase all of my current jb apps/settings? Sorry, I've only ever jb from a stock firmware. Never went from one jb firmware to a newer jb firmware.
    2012-08-21 07:11 PM
  7. Simon's Avatar
    Yes, any update or restore will wipe your current jailbreak data. You will need to reinstall everything after re-jailbreaking.
    2012-08-21 08:01 PM
  8. 2k1's Avatar
    Anything that was bought from Cydia ya will be able to redownload in account settings. Thats a good thing.
    2012-08-21 08:25 PM
  9. sagerj's Avatar
    Thanks guys. Although that seems crazy. So do most people do what I did and wait until they feel it's absolutely necessary to upgrade their jb?

    It's going to take quite a bit of time to reinstall and reset all of my settings.

    I could have sworn there was a method in which you downloaded the newest firmware, had a utility hack/jb it first, then used iTunes (with the shift+restore button) to install it. Thereby never installing a clean firmware and losing your jb data.

    Am I thinking of something different here?
    Last edited by sagerj; 2012-08-21 at 09:04 PM.
    2012-08-21 08:53 PM
  10. 2k1's Avatar
    Upgrading from 4.0 to 5.0 you will have to do it no way around it. Now once ya on 5.1.1 you can restore from a backup on 5.1.1 and ya won't lose anything.
    2012-08-21 10:07 PM
  11. garsiv's Avatar
    I have an iPod Touch 2g 4.2.1 and after jailbreaking it, it is stuck on the Apple logo, no spinning wheel or anything. The screen will go completely blank and white for one second and then it loops back to the logo. It's been this way for two days now. I have tried numerous times to restart and restore the device, but with no luck. iTunes pops up an error saying the iPod can't be restored (error 3194). I followed the redsn0w directions to the 'T' and I guess I failed miserably.

    I don't know what to do anymore, is there anyone that can help me out?
    2012-09-16 03:18 AM
  12. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Error 3194

    Occurs when trying to install an old firmware and Apple's server disallows the installation. The only solution is to have SHSH backup and modify the hosts file to point to Saurik's Cydia Server where they are backed up (or localhost if you have it yourself).
    2012-09-16 03:29 AM
  13. imaemoguy's Avatar
    IPHONE 5 JAILBREAK - Pastebin.com

    Can someone please tell me if this is legit??
    2012-09-25 12:08 AM
  14. 2k1's Avatar
    IPHONE 5 JAILBREAK - Pastebin.com

    Can someone please tell me if this is legit??
    Fake bud if there was a jaukbreak out. It would be all over the news page and also be free
    2012-10-04 12:53 PM
  15. rascal27's Avatar
    Thats all good and it works fine got the Cydia icon back and that works fine BUT I still get 'sim failure' message which means the phone is locked to o2 and I can't use my orange contract sim.

    The weird thing is I Jailbroke this phone over a year ago and everything worked fine got loads of themes and software then one day it froze and on restarting it all these problems started.
    When I put an o2 sim in there it works fine
    for sim changing unlock method try network unlocking....easily you can change one network to another.........
    2012-10-06 12:35 PM
  16. nvoltaire's Avatar
    Hello,


    I have an iPhone 3G model A124J, iboot 596.24. It,s my first iPhone and I don't quite understand how everything works. I made an update with iTunes and now it is stuck on emergency call only.

    Please tell me what I need to do to jailbreak and unlock it. I do not know in what carrier it is locked and I don't have a foreign carrier sim, so I need to unlock the phone via PC.

    Also, for this phone, what software version is recomandable. As I read the 3.1.3 is still the best for the 3G.

    Thank you !
    2012-10-24 12:57 PM
  17. nvoltaire's Avatar
    nobody ? nothing ?
    2012-10-25 03:10 PM
  18. Simon's Avatar
    Hello,


    I have an iPhone 3G model A124J, iboot 596.24. It,s my first iPhone and I don't quite understand how everything works. I made an update with iTunes and now it is stuck on emergency call only.

    Please tell me what I need to do to jailbreak and unlock it. I do not know in what carrier it is locked and I don't have a foreign carrier sim, so I need to unlock the phone via PC.

    Also, for this phone, what software version is recomandable. As I read the 3.1.3 is still the best for the 3G.

    Thank you !
    I am assuming you went to 4.2.1. If you want to jailbreak it you would use redsnow, follow the instructions in the first post of this thread. You can unlock it either using the ipad baseband method or getting it officially unlocked depending on what carrier the phone is locked to.
    2012-10-25 03:14 PM
  19. nvoltaire's Avatar
    so here's where I eden up. Jailbraked the phone with redsnow. Tryed to downgrade BB 5.15.04 to lower version using fuzzyband as the phone remained on bootloader 5.08. The phone restarted while downgrading and keeps restarting every aprox. 5 minutes. It has no baseband now, in the About section the BB row is blank and tinyumbrella can't read the BB also.

    I'm stuck. Ideeas ?
    2012-10-26 08:27 PM
  20. Simon's Avatar
    Why would you try fuzzyband?
    Try restoring to 3.1.3 to see if that installs a baseband again. If not try 4.2.1.
    2012-10-26 11:45 PM
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