The popular unlock tool for iPhone 3G/3GS, blacksn0w, has been ported to iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 on iPhone 3GS. Blacksn0w currently works fine with 05.11.0 baseband. This jailbreak isn’t recommended for the average joe, but only for those willing to take risks with their iDevices. Continue Reading
Just a few days ago, a patch was released for Blacksn0w which allowed users to unlock iPhone 3G and 3GS with OS 3.1.3 and baseband 05.11.07. Today, the guy behind PushFix 2.0 (which enables push notifications on hacktivated iPhones) has released a modified version of Blacksn0w on Cydia. This version contains the original Blacksn0w along with the fix that was released a few days ago packaged into one version.
Thanks to a little patching with Blacksn0w, you can now unlock your iPhone 3G/3GS with the above mentioned baseband to make it work with any network. How is this possible? Here’s what Redmond Pie has to say:
We have been covering various jailbreaking tools, as they have been released, for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The numbers of emails and messages for support requests keep on increasing day by day, mostly because people don’t read and follow the guides properly. Therefore, we have decided to do a recap of all the methods we have covered. We will be starting with the iPhone in this guide. A guide for iPod Touch will be available soon.
blacksn0w, the free unlock for iPhone 3G/3GS with baseband 05.11.07 has just gone live. It can be downloaded form blackra1n. blackra1n RC3 has also gone live with the release and is now Tiger + PPC compatible for the Mac OS X version. Check out our helpful guides on unlocking and jailbreaking using blackra1n RC3:
blackra1n RC3 will be released today to the public by George Hotz, the wonder kid who excels in jailbreaking and unlocking iPhone and iPod Touch. We’ve published a guide here to get the jailbreak up and running on your iPhone 3G and 3GS. A lot of people run into common issues while jailbreaking their iPhones so here’s a troubleshooting guide that should help you diagnose most problems. Don’t hesitate to use the comments section if you need more help!
Important Note: The new Spirit jailbreak tool has been released which provides an untethered jailbreak. This means that you don’t have to re-jailbreak your iPod Touch 3G or iPhone 3GS after every reboot. Please use this guide to jailbreak all iPod Touch models with OS 3.1.2/3.1.3 untethered using Spirit Jailbreak! and use this one to jailbreak iPhone 3G/3GS with OS 3.1.3/3.1.2 untethered!
Important: iPhone OS 3.1.3 has been released for the iPhone and iPod Touch. We’ve got a new guide up on how to jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 and iPod Touch 3.1.3 with redsn0w 0.9.4. Don’t upgrade to iPhone OS 3.1.3 if you’re using an unlocked iPhone 3G/3Gs or a jailbroken iPod Touch 2G (MC Model)/3G. The redsn0w guide is for iPhone 2G/3G jailbreak and iPod Touch 1G/2G ( non MC Models) only.
blackra1n RC3 will be released today for the iPhone 3G and 3GS today and brings hacktivation as a new feature ( check out the change log here) . This is great news for those who had upgraded to 05.11.07 baseband and were waiting for a way to unlock their iPhones! For those who still haven’t jailbroken their iPhone 3G/3GS with OS 3.1.2, here’s a quick guide on how to do that with blackra1n RC3.
George has declared today the sn0w day as he’ll be releasing blacksn0w with blackra1n RC3. blacksn0w is the first ever unlock for 05.11.07 baseband on the iPhone. The change log as well as instructions are now available. As promised, here’s the complete guide on how to hacktivate your iPhone 3G/3GS with blackra1n RC3.
blackra1n, the jailbreaking tool by George Hotz is getting it’s biggest update to date ( blackra1n RC 2 was released a week ago ). George Hotz has finally managed to unlock the iPhone 3G and 3GS running the 05.11.07 baseband that came with the latest iPhone OS update. This has disabled unlocking / hacktivation for a huge number of people but not for long, as the update to blackra1n, version RC 3 will be released on 4th of November with blacksn0w ( blacksn0w is the name of the unlock for 05.11.07 baseband ).