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Hi All,

I am trying to Jailbreak an iphone 3G 02 pay as you go on 4.2.1 using greenpoison, I am unable to get the device in DFU mode, this is making me wonder if this is possible, I dont want to unlock the device as the SIM card is from 02 but just jailbreak, the firmware version is 05.15.04 do I have to change this before hand or should I be able to jailbreak this using greenpoison now?

Thanks

asked 09 Feb '11, 09:55

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If you see the .dmg files, you have actually opened the file with like winzip or winrar. You need to save the file not open the file. Save the file to your c: drive then run redsnow and point to the file in C:.

Hope that helps.

Good Luck! :)

JJMAN

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answered 10 Feb '11, 09:11

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Greenpois0n does not support iphone 3g as it can already be jailbroken untethered. Use Redsn0w

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answered 09 Feb '11, 10:06

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edited 09 Feb '11, 10:06

Yes.. use Redsnow.. heres something that can guide you instead of me typing it all out again.. It has direct links to files you need and such.

http://www.jjman.org/modules/news/article.php?storyid=59

Good Luck!

JJMAN

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answered 09 Feb '11, 11:39

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Thanks for the help, just one question when I open rednsnow and it asks to browse to the IPSW file the 4.2.1 download for the device which it tells you to download in the instructions does not have any ipsw files included it just has dfu folder and all flash folder.

How do i get the ipsw file?

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answered 09 Feb '11, 15:54

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On the link I provided, there is a direct link for your iPhone 3g 4.2.1 IPSW file. Click it and itll start downloading eh :) GOod Luck! :)

JJMAN

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answered 09 Feb '11, 15:58

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hey thanks for the reply, sorry if I am being a bit thick but do I need to convert the files from the link or something because I have downloaded the 3g 4.2.1 from the direct link which you provided but again the download does not contain an ipsw file, it has .dmg files a folder called firmware and then within the firmware folder a dfu folder and a all_flash folder none of these folders contain a ipsw file, so when I launch redsnow and I go to browse it looks for ipsw file which there is none?

Thanks

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answered 10 Feb '11, 04:00

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Thanks JJMAN,

When i saved the download it saved it with a .zip file extension, so I changed the file extension from .zip to .ipsw and it worked.

Thanks for your help

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answered 10 Feb '11, 10:15

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hey great.. good job and glad you got it going. :) I had forgot sometimes it dl's with .zip :) hehe
Have fun with it! :):)

JJMAN

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