Reminder: iPhone 3G Unlock Due TODAY!

iPhone 2.0 Jailbreak and Unlock Pirate

Jeremy posted this earlier in the month and linked to the video, and he'll be back again when the iPhone 3G Unlock goes live, but until then, we just wanted to remind everyone (who's never updated their iPhone from OS 2.0!) that today is supposed to be the day!

Well it is now official, the Dev-Team has updated their blog today to let you all know when the iPhone 3G software unlock will be released. Seems as if New Years eve is what they are aiming for.

  • The target release date for the unlock is New Year’s Eve 2008.
  • This unlock method is available to iPhone 3Gs that have 2.11.07 baseband or earlier, we did warn you.
  • The unlock requires a jailbroken 3G iPhone.

Guess Times Square won't be the only massive countdown going on today!

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Rene Ritchie

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Reminder: iPhone 3G Unlock Due TODAY!


You can use a custom firmware version 2.2 .it is only the baseband that needs to be older , it is simular to the psp hacks m33 firmware in a way because if you update the offical way you hack is lost , on the psp thats the homebrew on the iphone 3g the simlock will return if you update the offical way , the dev team are still looking for a permanent unlock , least this is a start and if your carefull with updates then you will stay simlock free.

so this is probably a stupid question but.
does this mean I can jailbreak my iphone running the latest firmware(2.0) or what?
again probably a noob/ridiculous question.

I’ve tried using this guide to unlock my iPhone 3G but now I can’t get any signal on T-Mobile, anyone else had this problem or know how to fix?

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