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Hi all, As i'm new to this and i want to jailbreak and unlock my iPhone 3gs. 4.2.1 with modem firmware 05.15.04. and i know all you guys must be getting sick of Q. like these but for a novice like me who wishes to jailbreak/unlock my fone can you bear with me and run me thru it step by step so i won't be making mistakes and then be pestering you all again, I'd greatly appreciate it.

Thanks, aratula

asked 09 Feb '11, 02:52

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A more comprehensive approach than greenpois0n is to use redsnow 0.9.6rc8 which upgrades your baseband 05.15.04 (not unlockable) to the iPad baseband 06.15.00 (unlockable) however note the warnings about loosing the GPS functionality. Currently this is the only way, some rumors that @Musclenerd will release an unlock sometime after FW4.3 is released by apple, so you can hold on until then or follow redsn0w directions for jailbreak and unlock as per below link:


answered 09 Feb '11, 02:56

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Hey thanks for that i'll wait and see what develops and keep following.


(09 Feb '11, 03:03) aratula aratula's gravatar image

A good site that I found to get a complete look at what is jailbreakable and unlock able is


answered 09 Feb '11, 04:21

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so after having a bit of a look around at this stuff, they're gonna release a newer version of this program that'll jailbreak and unlock to is that correct and when this happens will it be known here that it's available or do i need to look somewhere specific for the right program.

thanks again


answered 14 Feb '11, 15:33

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The iPhone dev team (which is a different team than the ones behind greenpois0n, the Chronic Dev Team) may indeed release an update to ultrasn0w, which will unlock. That will be installed through Cydia and be (relatively) jailbreak-independent.

(14 Feb '11, 15:38) gomanski gomanski's gravatar image

Its best to keep track of news on sites like, you can also follow them on twitter for a live feedback on unlock and jailbreak tools availability. you can also follow @chronicdevteam @pod2g @musclenerd @sherif_hashim and @p0sixninja on twitter

(14 Feb '11, 23:41) knightz4u knightz4u's gravatar image
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