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iPhone Dev-Team Expects 3G Unlock Before New Years

iPhone Dev-Team Expects 3G Unlock Before New Years

Posted December 15, 2008 at 1:10am by iClarified
The iPhone Dev-Team is working hard on the iPhone 3G unlock and expects to have it released a couple days after Christmas.

According to team member MuscleNerd the "Target date is a few days after Christmas :)"

At first the unlock will be released for the iPhone's with the 01.45.00 baseband. If time permits the Dev-Team will try to complete an unlock for the 02.11.07 baseband as well.


Right now for 02.11.07 we have some untested ideas. Ideally we'd have something solid by the end of next week, but if we don't then it would be a staged release, with 01.45.00 first out of the gate.

Here is a list of the iPhone firmware versions and their matching basebands...
- 2.0.0 Firmware & 01.45.00 Baseband
- 2.0.1 Firmware & 01.48.02 Baseband
- 2.0.2 Firmware & 02.08.01 Baseband
- 2.1.0 Firmware & 02.11.07 Baseband
- 2.2.0 Firmware & 02.28.00 Baseband

Those of you lucky enough to still be on 2.0.0 or the 01.45.00 baseband will be able to unlock first. If you are at 2.1 or used PwnageTool to update to 2.2 then you will have the 2.11.07 baseband. This will be the second baseband to receive an unlock.

Those on the 02.28.00 baseband will likely have to wait a while before an unlock is released so make sure you use a tutorial on our site to jailbreak and update rather then using iTunes directly.



iPhone Dev-Team Expects 3G Unlock Before New Years
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boycali01
boycali01 - December 17, 2008 at 8:45pm
best news i ever heard for the holiday
tomtom11
tomtom11 - December 16, 2008 at 6:27pm
vvvv sorry about that.. i meant when will the 2.2 firmware with the 2.28.00 be unlocked?
tomtom11
tomtom11 - December 16, 2008 at 6:24pm
whne do you guys think the baseband for 2.2 firmware will be released?
john doe
john doe - December 16, 2008 at 6:21am
thanks guys ... i was waiting for something like this since i bought the phone back in august. cant wait to unlock it and use the prepaid card ... yupeeeeee
leon munguia
leon munguia - December 15, 2008 at 6:08pm
Dev-Team always have something to make our holidays very happy
Arif
Arif - December 15, 2008 at 5:09pm
WIll the baseband downgrade if the phone is downgraded to 2.0?
Zalim
Zalim - December 15, 2008 at 2:44pm
A+++++ to the DEV team ! thanx in advance, for releasing ALL-BASEBANDS unlocks TOGATHER !.......
alb
alb - December 15, 2008 at 1:59pm
very good news thank you guys for your hard work
iphone dude
iphone dude - December 15, 2008 at 1:39pm
This is awesome. I have been checking on the progress for a 3G unlock almost on a daily basis. Can't wait. Dev-Team ... you guys rock!!!!
feizai
feizai - December 15, 2008 at 8:58am
Great news.. Great job
kg
kg - December 15, 2008 at 3:59am
wow! what an exciting news
Enrico
Enrico - December 15, 2008 at 3:57am
I've heard on IRC that they already have a solution but have agreed not to release it until after Christmas (due to those that use the unlocks in a commercial manner -- to sell iPhones, etc.) Missing the biggest sales time of the year is a big problem for resellers but the end user (which DEV-TEAM caters to) doesn't matter.
Rick
Rick - December 15, 2008 at 3:15am
OMG YES, FINALLLLLY <3
dtube
dtube - December 15, 2008 at 1:59am
Feeling Good !!!! The new blog gave me that feel good feeling and it's coming true.
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