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I Cannot complete redsnow 0.9.10b5 (HACKTIVATE) because i cannot restore with backup i have backup on itunes but the pop up restore with backup never appears , i dont want to pay for atnt contract what should i do? can i restore with back up Manually?

asked 10 Feb '12, 15:43

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UPDATE my phone is a iphone 3gs also im new to jailbreaking and came across this site after i messed my phone up other wise i would have read all articles for newbies.

(10 Feb '12, 15:47) TheNewGuy1 TheNewGuy1's gravatar image


(10 Feb '12, 16:40) pleki2010 pleki2010's gravatar image

I'm not quite sure what you're asking.

You can restore from a backup, by right-clicking ur device in iTunes and choosing it.

If this is an AT&T phone, you can only unlock it by installing the iPad baseband. But that's not possible if the phone is too new. What are the first 5 digits of your serial number?


answered 10 Feb '12, 17:06

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cybr1d ♦

basicly i just used redsnow 13 times after i restored without backup because i paniced. i cant check now but i belive the 4th number was 1 and 5th was 6 so ex, (XXX16) im 85% sure its old

(10 Feb '12, 17:31) TheNewGuy1 TheNewGuy1's gravatar image

i cannot activate my phone after restore thats the issue. i was just explaining why i restored in the first place.

(10 Feb '12, 17:32) TheNewGuy1 TheNewGuy1's gravatar image

If xxx16, I am 99% sure it is new bootrom. Choose yes when redsn0w asks in a prompt. All 3Gs with 0 and 1 as 3rd digit is new bootrom.


answered 10 Feb '12, 18:18

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justinred ♦

can you help me i think my phone still works just need to activate at this point, i dont know wat i did but i want to unlock and jailbreak it and i cant get past the actavate screen i have old atnt sim but it wont activate because i have to buy new plan. any ideas would be a fxxxing lifesaver.

(10 Feb '12, 18:26) TheNewGuy1 TheNewGuy1's gravatar image

update also im sure i have plenty sshs saved because i keep getting apple to sign my ipsw.

(10 Feb '12, 18:30) TheNewGuy1 TheNewGuy1's gravatar image

Jailbreak using redsn0w 9.10b5, it will hactivate to let you bypass activation screen.

(10 Feb '12, 18:31) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

what guide do u reccomend i use ?

(10 Feb '12, 18:49) TheNewGuy1 TheNewGuy1's gravatar image

Guides are for sissies. Launch redsn0w, click jailbreak.

(11 Feb '12, 00:16) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image
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