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hi ! i have an iphone 3gs with current os version 4.1 and i need to upgrade it to 6.0.1 .. my phone has a base band version of ( modem firmware ) 6.15.00. thank you !

asked 30 Nov '12, 18:18

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Just curious, where were you from October 2011 to September 2012? This was the time iOS 5 was current.

(30 Nov '12, 18:21) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

mydad was using the phone n he wasnt interested in upgrading it, hehe

(30 Nov '12, 18:23) khan_sameer khan_sameer's gravatar image

ok thanks, I'm just wondering about people going straight to iOS 6 from iOS 4, because iOS 5 is mostly untethered. :D

(30 Nov '12, 18:25) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Make sure you have the latest iTunes installed. Open iTunes and right-click your phone in the left pane. Choose backup. After that completes, click the big "Restore" button in the middle of the screen.

Get redsn0w

Download the iOS 6.0 ipsw (not 6.0.1) if you don't already have it

Connect the iPhone to USB
Open redsn0w (run as administrator if using Windows)
Click Extras -> Select ipsw
Choose the 6.0 (not 6.0.1) ipsw
Click Back
Click Jailbreak
Follow the DFU instructions
Select "Install iPad baseband" and "Install cydia"
When that completes, close redsn0w

Open redsn0w (run as administrator if using Windows)
Click Extras -> Select ipsw
Choose the 6.0 (not 6.0.1) ipsw
Click Back
Click Jailbreak
Follow the DFU instructions
Select ONLY "Downgrade from iPad baseband"
When that completes, close redsn0w

Open redsn0w (run as administrator if using Windows)
Click Extras -> Select ipsw
Choose the 6.0 (not 6.0.1) ipsw
Click Back
Click Just boot
Place iPhone in DFU
Close redsn0w when it completes

Open cydia and let it complete loading
Tap Manage -> Sources -> Edit -> Add
Add http://repo.iparelhos.com
Tap search, find and install ultrasn0w and ultrasn0w fixer for iOS 6
Reboot iPhone (power off/on if it doesn't reboot automatically)

Open redsn0w (run as administrator if using Windows)
Click Extras -> Select ipsw
Choose the 6.0 (not 6.0.1) ipsw
Click Back
Click Just boot
Place iPhone in DFU
Close redsn0w when it completes

Here's an unlocking tutorial with pictures, covering some of the process.

link

answered 30 Nov '12, 18:24

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thank you sir ! ill try that and let you know what happens, have a good day and god bless you !

(30 Nov '12, 18:26) khan_sameer khan_sameer's gravatar image

ok you too.

(30 Nov '12, 18:26) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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