iPhone 3GS 3.1 Jailbreak/Unlock PwnageTool Release Imminent
For those of you who have patiently been waiting to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS with the 3.1 software, your patience is about to pay off. According to MuscleNerd all of the testing is complete and the new PwnageTool is almost ready to be released to the public.
Regarding the iPhone 3GS 3.1 software unlock, if you have already updated to the official 3.1, there still is no known way to unlock your device. In order to unlock the 3.1 software on a iPhone 3GS, this next version of the PwnageTool will be needed to make a custom IPSW file to preserve the 04.26.08 baseband firmware. Again -- that older baseband is needed if you plan on unlocking your device successfully.
Stay tuned as we will bring you the news when the latest PwnageTool drops.
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AWESOME CAN'T WAIT!
No way!? Really?! Were you first? That way cool man. I would have had no idea seeing that your entry was FIRST! Thanks for that exciting news.
If you are with AT&T then you don't need to unlock. According to the article, the new software will let you jailbreak, but the new baseband will prevent unlocking.
I won't be using Backgrounder just because i don't need it.. But Quick text and a really cool Theme however.. would run faster on the 3Gs. :P
Yes that is what this article pertains to, Jailbreaking the 3.1 3Gs. as far as unlocking goes No, and there's a big difference between the 2.
i have a 3GS 16gig with 3.0.1 fw if that helps at all
I believe it will be another release of redsn0w.
Pwnagetool is only for unlocking.
If you have 3.1 you will be able to JAILBREAK.
If you depend on pwnage for cellular service (you're unlocked for another carrier) you cannot upgrade to Apple's 3.1 ever. You'll lose your unlock for-ev-er (gotta love the Sandlot).
If you upgraded to 3.1 from Apple you will be able to jailbreak with the new release. Again, no unlock.
That's the info I've gotten/read/interpreted anyway.
Unfortunately I won't let you downgrade.. I have tried many times.
Thanks man for the update.... My work pays for my data plan so I could really careless what carrier I have. ATT is my current carrier but we should mention to people if you want to enable MMS on the iphone without having to upgrade to 3.1, I suggest people follow this link...
Follow these directions and you won't have to upgrade.
Can't jailbreak yet.. but the new version of Redsn0w should be out soon but I don't know when according to this article.
I AGREE!! =) =) =)
What the hell good is jailbreaking for anyway. The most important thing on this phone or on any of these GSM phones for that matter is tethering and all these so called updates/hacks dont allow you to go back to tethering (in the US)
all the rest of it is crap
Also, does it affect my battery life if I run these custom themes and other features to run in the background and if I decide to send it to apple, will they accept it if I restore it on iTunes back to factory settings?
"Sorry but in most cases jailbreaking is for losers with too much time on their hands".
better to have time , than no time at all.
Also will the custom IPSW disable 'tethering' that was enabled with just side-installing/ hacking the AT&T new firmware to get MMS?
Will the dev-team release an unlocking aoftware soon? =) And I was thinking of purchasing some unlocking software on the net. Do you think it will work? Thanks for any info guys! =D
Awesome post thanks for the link to the official dev-team site. I love those guys. but the message outta go out. if you have an official version of OS3.1 from apple No tethering EVER.....
sorry i didn't reply sooner. i just got back from a 10 mile run.....anyway how long does it take you to read a little paragraph and post a couple of words in your spare time? is it really going out of your way? i mean if jailbreaking is what you like to spend your time doing.....fine, i just think there's more fruitful things one can be doing with their time instead of sitting around on their fat (not everyone) asses......
Point well taken.
what about the third generation ipod touch which i received 2 weeks ago with 3.1 , will i be able to jailbreak it ?
what does that mean and what did I do to get that put on file. I don't remember being prompted, etc. Was it automatic?
Let's hope redsn0w follows shortly.
I never said I didn't like or approve of jailbreaking. I could actually care a less. The truth is I'm in the homestreach if training fir the NYC marathon.....and needed to distract myself with some pointless crap. Sorry.
sorry for reading an article and sharing my opinion on it. In the future I will be sure to avoid such things. Again I am truely sorry. Thanks
Thanks in advance!
I don't like AT&Ts data plan prices too expensive
So OS 3.1 is awesome but not worth to lose the jailbreak and unlock over
Um you could try restoring to the OS 3.0 software again
Just search up iPhone firmwares on Google and download the 3.0.1 OS firmware and put your iPhone in Recovery or DFU Mode and Hold Shift plus click on Restore and navigate it to the OS 3.0.1 software and walah there you go
I guess that still requires itunes with an active internet connection.....right?
Is that true, and if so, could you give a pointer to it? Right now I have stayed at 3.0.1, not wanting to lose tethering, but would eventually want to upgrade as more apps are saying "3.1 only".
Thanks! Any reply is helpful. =]
Someone PLEASE HELP ME!!! I NEED MY GAMEBOY BACK!!!
you have a lot of anger in you don't you. i can picture you; your chubby fingers sweating, pounding on the keys of your second rate pc....your bloated face, reddened....beads of sweat forming......your mom yelling from upstairs yelling dinners ready...."i'm busy!!!!!! not now mom!!!!!!" you should really think about investing in some professional help.......you need a doctor...maybe go for a run!
right on the money.....you tubby bitch
How about now?
Are we there yet?
Stop playing the victim, no one said you couldn't state your opinion. Opinions are fine, being a hypocrite and a judgmental douche is where people take issue with you. No matter how many anecdotes you throw out about 10 mile runs and training for this and that as an excuse, you're still sitting on your computer like everyone else here, wasting your time. In fact, one could argue that you're wasting your time more than the rest of us as you're not actually going to be using the information in this article.
im not sitting on my computer and i hope no one else is for that matter as this might be a bit counterproductive. I for one do not feel that stating an opinion is anything close to a waste of time. And as to wether or not i use the information in the article....what does that matter? i read the article because it seemed interesting. for this same reason i decided to comment on it. deal with it. and how exactly am i being a hypocrite? judgmental and a douche i get....but a hypocrite?
so how do i do that. whats the download link please answer me ty ...
btw i have 3.1 firm...
i been trying to jailbreak this phone for ever.
used purplera1n several times, doesn't work so have to restore it every time.
now im reading that its not purplera1n i should use its winpwn and thats it?
In that case when does the new version of winpwn out for iphone 3gs with at&t ?
Please anyone .....?
man are you angry. You really need to take a step back and examine your life. You must have some sort of deep seeded issues that I need to take care of. I almost feel sorry for you. You do realize that this is an Internet blog right? I mean in the great scheme of things Its not rally all that important. You want to beat up someone who wrote something disparaging about you on the Internet? You are seriously unhinged. One of these days I'll hear a story about some fat naked guy who climbs a telephone pole, Rifle in hand and starts picking people off. That person will be you. Please seek professional help before it is too late.
will you pay me that $2000 ? Is it negotiable?
obviously you haven't heard of apps like PDAnet which is a program that turns your phone into an Internet source. There are others. This program been out for the longest and I use to use it with my palm treo and have been made available to iPhone users through cydia. Speak what you know. Plus with the tethering hack you must have iTunes installed on the computer because it provides the proper drivers to run the iPhone tethering, but the other program you can get through cydia you can use without having any added program requirements. Used these cydia programs with great success way before 3.0 tethering as I stated before.
Plus if you work at apple, honestly we iPhone users know the lack of knowledge you guys truly have about the iPhones and learned to ignore your opinions. You will probably tell me that the iPhone 2g/3g is not able to support video recording like the 3gs yet programs like cycorder and 3gvideocamera allows you to achieve just that. And you will probably tell me there's no way to mms/ tethering with 2g because the hardware can't support it and you should know cause you work at apple and I will tell you wrong again rofl!
Apple won - Hacker lose
man are you angry. You really need to take a step back and examine your life. You must have some sort of deep seeded issues that I need to take care of. I almost feel sorry for you. You do realize that this is an Internet blog right? I mean in the great scheme of things Its not rally all that important. You want to beat up someone who wrote something disparaging about you on the Internet? You are seriously unhinged. One of these days I’ll hear a story about some fat naked guy who climbs a telephone pole, Rifle in hand and starts picking people off. That person will be you. Please seek professional help before it is too late.
so how do i do that. whats the download link please answer me ty …
btw i have 3.1 firm…
you are a genius.....very well said!!!
did you stop taking your medication again honey? You need to take it. You know how you get. Just calm down sweety. Mommy will make it all better
thanks buddy! That means alot to me!
CAN I DO UNLOCK AND JAIL BROKEN
IAM WAITING FOR ANSWER
thank you for your thorough and insightful analysis of me. It is much appreciated. Do you know me? I ask because this is such a spot on assessment of my character. being the weak minded attention whore that i am i must also give my utmost gratitude to you for the attention. furthermore, i must thank you for laughing at me and also for your statement of sympathy. this means more to me than you can ever know. With people such as yourself lighting up my dreary and darkened existence, i hope to one day overcome the shortcomings which you so eloquently described. Thank you for not entertaining my nonsense and for putting me squarely into my place......If only you had come along sooner, maybe my life wouldn't be the ravaged hell it has become. Better late than never though. There is a light at the end of the tunnel......Thank you. And good luck to you in life as well. (Though i can tell by your keen observations into the human condition that luck is something you certainly do not need!!!!)
With much gratitude,
"The real truth"
Yes. Successfully downgraded to 3.0. Had network coverage (AT&T) on 3.0. On 3.1 jailbroken, indo NOT have AT&T network coverage. Searches and then nothing. No Service.
Does ANYOne know how to get cell signal back????????????????????
I have 18g 1phone. Was unlocked and jailbroken on 3.0 then i stupidly updated on iTunes.
It's now on 3.1
will I be able to jailbbreak and unlock to any network soon
Ive been reading these but Im still confused =S
So, Im being bought an iPhone 3GS (3.1) for Christmas. Will I be able to Jailbreak and Unlock it or even downgrade to 3.0? I would buy it already unlocked but I cant really afford it since the prices for iPhones in the UK is ridiculous, and I really don`t want to have to switch to o2.
(I have Windows)
Someone please help me!!!
i think these are only if you had upgraded from previous versions to 3.1 I have the same problem as you, my phone came with 3.1 and seems like there will never be a solution!
Some little people are so demanding :D
After sometimes, I decided to use the custom 3.1 ipsw firmware which I download from the internet and jailbreak OS 3.1 and finally my iPhone is jailbroken but cannot detect the network. Using ultrasn0w also cannot unlock the iPhone. Try to downgrade the baseband by using Fuzzyband but it shows not support (Fuzzyband only works with the bootloader 05.08 and mine is 06.04).
No other option, I do the downgrade again from 3.1 to 3.0.1 using QuickPwn 22-1 and jailbreak using redsn0w 0.8. For what I know is 05.11.07 baseband cannot be downgrade and unlock at this moment but howcome I'm able to use my network again. Can someone explain to me?
I have an iphone 16-gb, 3.1 firmware version with 05.11.07 baseband...Is there any hopes of unlocking this..how long do you think this will take.... :(