1. Milesxd's Avatar
    Hi, I just bought a 8GB iPhone 3G with no contract off eBay, and I can't do much since its not activated and it won't show up in my iTunes when I connect the USB cable, but I have a sim card from my T-Mobile phone and I am wondering what I can do right now? I can't tell what firmware version it is or anything because I can't get past the emergency sim card. I was planning to restore to 3.1.2 and then blackrain and blacksnow but the DFU or Recovery mode won't even work. any suggestions on what I should do?

    and, what would happen if I put my T-Mobile sim card in while I'm in iTunes? Thanks.
    2010-05-06 11:07 PM
  2. melterx12's Avatar
    if its on 3.1.3 you cannot carrier unlock it. Downgrading the firmware does not downgrade the baseband. Run blackrain, it should jailbreak even without activation.
    2010-05-06 11:54 PM
  3. Milesxd's Avatar
    well, one problem. i can't find out what version I'm on, I'm stuck on this screen and nothing on itunes is showing up
    2010-05-07 12:00 AM