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Don't Update to 3.0 If You Want To Remain Unlocked

Don't Update to 3.0 If You Want To Remain Unlocked

Posted March 17, 2009 at 7:50pm by iClarified
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Those who have applied the yellown0w unlock to their iPhone 3G are reminded not to update to the 3.0 firmware.

With all of the great stuff lined up for us with the 3.0 OS that Apple described today, many 3G owners may find themselves with itchy update fingers. If you find yourself with access to the 3G IPSW for 3.0 via the iPhone Dev Center program, and you are using yellowsn0w, do not update or restore to that official IPSW. You will lose yellowsn0w and find yourself unable to revert the baseband to get it back.

And for those wondering, yes the 3.0 OS is jailbreakable on all devices. It’s just those using 3G yellowsn0w that have to show some restraint and wait for PwnageTool to create a custom IPSW that avoids the baseband update.

Don't Update to 3.0 If You Want To Remain Unlocked
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djdjek - March 18, 2009 at 9:52am
How long do we have to wait for the iPhone 3G 2.2.1 firmware 02.30.03 to be unlock/ jaibreak by the Dev Team?
liviumica - March 18, 2009 at 7:02am
it seems that this new software, should have been released two years ago as 1.0. But for what is solves, i guess it's better late than never. We all wanted all these features months and months ago - but as any private company, it's all about the money so off course they want to sell customers everything and anything. We will be waiting for this software update in order to have a great phone and all the apps that a free phone has standard. either we blame or not apple for this delay, it;s a great marketing idea for everyone that has no products from them. so we shall wait, jailbreak and have an unlocked phone with all the regular features .... go Dev-Team ... :P
Amol Natu
Amol Natu - March 18, 2009 at 6:35am
Is there a way to downgrade the baseband to 2.2 ?
Chris Davis
Chris Davis - March 18, 2009 at 5:46am
Yeah but it comes out in June so there's no rush people!
kincas - March 18, 2009 at 5:24am
The owners of the iPhone 2G can do the update?
Marc Miller
Marc Miller - March 18, 2009 at 12:43pm
How can i do it?! I have original iphone..has anyone done it
happy Iphone user (aka sad iphone user)
happy Iphone user (aka sad iphone user) - March 17, 2009 at 10:50pm
I think it will be worth the wait as well...
Anonymous - March 17, 2009 at 9:31pm
i'm in no rush
marc miller
marc miller - March 17, 2009 at 10:22pm
I just hope dev team jailbreaks it and releases it before summer. its already on the internet for 3G.
kloquewerk - March 18, 2009 at 1:02am
Since the post says it's already jailbreakable...I'm guessing it will be available as a custom ipsw VERY shortly
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