iPhone 3G/3GS Unlock Tool blacksn0w Now Live!
For those of you who have been patiently waiting to unlock your iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS currently on the 3.1.2 software, today is your lucky sn0w day as blacksn0w has been released one day ahead of schedule. It was just 3 days ago that iPhone hacker, George Hotz, announced via his Twitter account that he had found an exploit to unlock any iPhone with the 5.11.77 radio baseband.
blockquote>blacksn0w is the unlock for the latest 05.11.07 baseband, and will also enable official tethering. blackra1n, a jailbreak for 3.1.2, has been updated to RC3, with hacktivation support, 15 second speed improvement, Tiger+PPC support, and installation of the latest blackra1n.app.
For the full details and on how to gain access to blacksn0w be sure to check out GeoHot's blog. Need more help? Visit our Jailbreak and Unlock forums.
If you are looking to unlock your iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS and use blacksn0w, let us know how it goes!
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- Check you Netowork Settings page. The Tethering Option should be available but you have to enable it to use it.
Anyone come up with a proper solution?
I've jailbroken and unlocked a 3GS with latest firmware, bb etc.
It say, "COULD NOT ACTIVATE CELLULAR DATA NETWORK" and a have tried to reboot the networks settings and stuff.. AND even deleted the Blacksn0w thing, so it turned to "normal" and without the unlock..
SOMEONE KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON?
This fixed the problem for me and plenty of others!
- after that add source www.blackra1n.com to cydia
- install blacksn0w by cydia ( like the way ultrasn0w did)
my 3gs now on tmobile
if you have 3gs , don't try to do "reset all setting" in setting.
If your iphone not JB, it is ok
but if your 3gs was JB, the iphone will stuck at apple logo.
I test on my 3gs 4 times, same thing
So try to avoid to reset after you JB it
use itunes to restore ( after retore your iphone is jb and cydia installed)
add source www.blackra1n.com to cydia and install blacksn0w
i like restore custom firmware already jb it is safer than restore iphone by itunes and then use blackra1n to jb
by the way i'm on win7 not Mac
people have hard time with 3G
my 3gs was very easy to jb/ unlock
i think they made iphone 3G different
rebooted it again and it's now stuck on apple logo (10 mins and counting) Might just do a retore on itunes.
restore iphone to fresh custom firmware 3.1.2 while apple still allow itunes sync 3.1
don't wait until they come out new firmware
and start over again
i believe apple will come out 3.2 very soon and stop sync 3.1 and we stuck again
blackra1n rc3 build for 3g/3gs
iphone 2g 3.0 use redsn0w ( best)
iphone 2g 3.1/3.1.2 use pwnage build custom FW (mac) or download custom FW (win)
i have 3 version of iphone 2g/3g/3gs. only 3g alway got problem.
anyone think this rock app might have something to do with it? I'm kinda thinking I should just get rid of it
I reset, restored, reset network settings, etc, etc for hours and hours and it did nothing. Something is wrong with this patch.
the sim card in this iphone does not appear to be supported
that is exactly correct, i have been through so much and really over it. i don't want to give up on it because i know that their is a solution.
my problem was this...
i installed cydia through blackra1n but the stupid me uninstalled it because i was very cautious with installing... from that moment on i have had to restore, i have had to disable all virus applications on my computer to basically restore it the proper way was itunes was not recognising my phone... after several attempts i thought ill give it a try again, install blackra1n on my pc and got stuck on recovery mode, the itunes/usb picture just overpowered and wouldn't allow me to do anything not even a hard re-boot once again i had to disable all virus applications on my PC and restore.
any ideas how this can be solved? even though i uninstalled cydia... and deleted blackra1n (some sites say its fine to delete after installing cydia) im assuming that it shouldn't be a problem... but it seems like it is as its not allowing me to install it anywhere, and i cant even install the installer.app.
remove simcard first and do reset all setting
- it happen again every time you turn off/on the iphone
- reset All setting without remove simcard does not work for me
@adam - you mean insert sim sscreen?
remove simcard before do reset all setting
I have same problem. Reset all setting doesn't help until I remove my tmobile simcard.
But if you turn off/ on iPhone it happen again- keep your iPhone alway on
stop using blackra1n- this tool just mess up your iPhone- devteam build awsome tool to jb iPhone, why poeple don't use it !
Use pwnage to jb and install blacksn0w by cydia
Where can I find a procedure on how to jb your iphone using pwnage and wher can I find pwnage (and is it working on Windows platform)?
i unlocked my 3gs without any problems but i cannot reboot... everytime i reboot the iphone gets stuck in recovery mode and then i need to restore and do the whole process again. i cannot turn my iphone off coz when i turn it on it gets stuck in recovery mode again... what do i do? so now i make sure that i always have my charger with me coz the if the iphone turns off, i need to do the whole process again of restoring then jailbreaking/unlocking. help please.
Out of desperation, I put it in the freezer. I had read that a couple times. Just couldn't believe it would work. Checked it 10 minutes later - wifi was working again. No kidding. Quickly while still cold I finished the unlock through Blackra1n. Within an hour or so wifi went back to completely unreliable. But for a while when ice cold worked great.
Got to be one of the craziest things I've ever seen work.
im also having the same problem with my friends 3gs please help
had same problem, JB and wifi and everything lost. felt like a bird without wings.
But then i entered my providers supportsite. (http://www.onecall.no/kundeservice/iphoneoppsett.php). It gave back wifi to me!!! Dont know if it works on yours but it did on mine. Remember to turn on wifi else the mobilenetwork will be usef (and eat megabytes from your account). Do this on own resposiblillity.
1) bought Iphone 3g factory reset from other seller..basband 5.11.7, and iphone os version 3.1
2) Use blcakra1n to jailbreak and unlock..everything went smoot with windows vista..
3) Try Tmobile simcard. use apc.tombile.com as APN and email, wifi and internet work perfect.
5) When I connect this on my "Imac"- It asked if I want to restore with "ipod touch" back up.
6) I select yes..restore with pics, notes,preference went smoot. but none of my apps was there..
7) I make sure that that phone has correct APN settings..,phone is still unlocked, incoming/outgoing call from t mobile work fine...
internet, email DO NOT WORK...
Error "could not activate Cellular data network .. you are not subscribed to a cellular data network"..
I try resetting network settings multiple time... Still not working..
Help Appreciated in advance
---I am thinking to "master rest to factory resetting" and try Blackra1n again...
Would that work...?
But, i had a problem after unlocking and resetting my network settings (to try to fix the wifi) that blackra1n wouldn't work and i had to do a full restore from itunes. Anyone else see this (or another website that has this problem posted?)
I guess we will have to wait till geohot fixes the bugs,as for those stuck in recovery,you don't need to restoe again,just click the make it ra1n again to kick out of recovery :)
i have finally got my wi-fi working after reseting the network settings on 3gs. i have used myself maked ispw 3.1.2 firmware. now i got only one issue. my 3gs takes about 1min to boot after reset network settings. is it normal? ass i remember on 3.0 firmware phone takes only 19-21s to boot up.
I tried to use a TMOBILE SIM card in my phone and get no service.
Does anyone know how to fix this?
LIKE EVERY BODY ELSE I WAS HAVING PROBLEMS WITH MY WIFI AFTER UNLOCKING WITH BLACKSN0W. HOWEVER THE PUSH FIX SORTED MY WIFI ISSUES AND NOW THE ISSUE I’M HAVING IS THAT EVERY TIME I TURN OFF MY PHONE WHEN IT COMES BACK ON IT GIVES ME THE CONNECT TO ITUNES PICTURE MESSAGE. SO I HAVE TO RERUN BLACKRA1N EVERY TIME IN ORDER TO REBOOT MY PHONE. HAS ANYONE EXPERIENCE THIS ISSUE AND IF SO IS THERE ANY THING I CAN DO TO CORRECT THIS NEW PROBLEM? THANKING YOU ALL IN ADVANCED.
This is important. impossible everytime i on my phone i must have my lappy ard with me if not the phone just can't start.my fren is not encountering this problem, but i am.
After a search around the web before with the same boot issue myself found out that having to connect to get out of recovery mode is a feature.
Just to make that clear the iPhone is soposed to enter recovery mode every time.
i'm having trouble with wifi, i have a 3GS, and running 3.1.2 and my wifi does not work, i cannot install cydia or any other packages in the blackra1n app, need help, thx
after reading all the threads i did reset network settings, didnt work, and then again and the it worked.
Please help..is there a way to fix this????
pls help me
i have an iphone 3G already jail broken.
today, i updated it to 3.1.2 and downloaded blackra1n.
My iphone can't find any wifi networks therefore i can't download blacksn0w and use my iphone as a cellphone since i'm not a AT&T user.
iphone 3gs, firmw. 312
I just bought a a brand new Iphone 3GS 16Gb 3.1.2 locked on AT&T.
I followed exactly the steps to unlock it with Blackra1n and Blacksn0w and I have a BIG problem, if I switch off then switch on it comes to RECOVERY Mode.
Who can help?
George...Have you an idea on how to solve this?
I have a iPhone 3gs 3.1.2 firmware.
I have the problem when unlocking to all providers. When rebooting it comes up in recovery mode.
I can pass this stage by connecting to the laptop and running blackra1n but this fix is a bit too long winded especially if I haven't got my laptop with me.
Is there a fix for this?
Had my phone jailbreak with blackrain for a few days without unlocking with blacksnow, phone works fine until I installed blacksnow. I get "No Service" and a pop up message saying "Restore Needed". Tried to boot my device and I got into recovery mode. Can anyone help me with this?
Let us all know how it goes
Thanks for the clear responses regarding the tethered jailbreak of the new model iphone 3Gs. We in this situation are seemingly stuck- unless of course we could find a way to jailbreak on a downgraded firmware- though I am not sure if that is possible now for my phone-
Spent a bunch of hourse yesterday trying to restore it via Itunes 8 but evidently itunes 8 did not want to accept my phone... now more problems to google.
I guess we have to wait for Geo or some others to see if there is a way around the reboot loop because
ON TOP of the fact that the phone cant die on us or be allowed to have a system crash (different from a springboard crash)
whenever a program requires a reboot- it cant be installed... unless i am missing something..
Thats the part I am really bothered by at least now.
If anyone finds a solution before i do for this problem- PLEASE post it!!! Many of us with this 3Gs problem would appreciate it thoroughly!
i got 3g 8gig iphone with baseband 5.11 with version as 3.1.2 and i run blackra1n and follwed the step it worked fine and go the the rain-drop icon in my iphone. Then i tried to open the blackra1n application from iphone with Wi-Fi ON but was not able to install the "Cydia" or "Rock" or "Snow" as it was showing "Internet error occured". Because of this i uninsatll the blackra1n from my iphone device and tried running it again but it only reboot the the iphone and i was not able see the icon. Now i am stuck please let me know how should i go ahead from here...thanks....
HI, i got 3g 8gig iphone with baseband 5.11 with version as 3.1.2 and i run blackra1n and follwed the step it worked fine and go the the rain-drop icon in my iphone. Then i tried to open the blackra1n application from iphone with Wi-Fi ON but was not able to install the “Cydia” or “Rock” or “Snow” as it was showing “Internet error occured”. Because of this i uninsatll the blackra1n from my iphone device and tried running it again but it only reboot the the iphone and i was not able see the icon. Now i am stuck please let me know how should i go ahead from here…thanks….
After tons of stuffs I tried to reset network settings twice in a row and it worked, but now i would suggest you all not to restart your phone ever while it is jailbroken.
i have a problem, and im not sure if this is even heard of, or i'm just on cheap drugs lol .. here's the story.. i have the iphone 3GS, 16g, 3.1.2, ran blackrain a few months back, worked fine. not a prob to speak of.. except one... i go into my settings (that damn shake to shuffle is killin me! and i want it disabled) only problem is.. i do not have a "ipod" heading in the settings... none to speak of... i remember when i DID have it, before the jailbreak... so im at a loss.. cant turn off that annoying shake, i have no idea what to do.. if possible any ideas??
I have been using jailbroken iphone 3G 8GB. Since ibluetooth started giving me problems, I uninstalled it and went to settings-->general-->Reset-->Reset Network Settings (maybe just for fun :P) and lost my wifi!
Interestingly, in settings-->Wifi, it was showing 'not connected'. but if I tapped wifi, it showed my wifi network name and showed it connected.
Went thru several sites and internet searches, and mutiple n/w settings resets and reboots but nothing seemed to work for me.
Then I went to General-->settings-->Wifi and tapped "other..."
Then I entered my network's name(the same name which was showing 'connected' but wasn't connnected actually.) and tapped 'Join' on the keyboard.
And wholla! I was able to connect to my wifi again :)
God! the glorious uncertainties of iphone!
K SO I HAVE T-MOBILE. BUT THE IPHONE WORKS WITH AT&T ONLY RIGHT? NOT REALLY. I DOWNLOADED BLACKRA1N AND JAILBROKE MY IPHONE. THE APP IS ON MY PHONE AND IM PRETTY SURE EVERYTHING WORKED ALRIGHT. BUT SINCE ITS JAILBROKEN, ITS SUPPOSED TO HAVE SERVICE AND IT DOESNT. LOL CAN SOMEBODY HELP ME PLEASE ?
Read many posts above, can any one share the standard procedure to reboot it properly for this scenario?
i saw several posted and no one knows what happen
But now i have a problem after unlock i have full bars but i cannot make or receive call any suggestions?
got my brand new3GS 3.1.2 (7D11) baseband 05-11-07.
unlocked with Blackra1n RC3 ( thanks GeoHot )
after Rock and Cydia installed
installed all my apps, all IPA with appsync etc
problem : after some time ( no reboot ) my wifi gone !!
even i cant connect with wifitrack !!
So i decided to use Pushfix, and wifi went back.
but after some instal with BEYOURIPHONE REPO ( Autosilent )
my iphone crashed, stay lacked on the apple at boot !
no way to make it work
so i spend a night to restore with DFU mode tec
this time i decided to folow updated tuto step by step !
if some off you guy succeded to make it work so can i
I did, restore 3.1.2 and firmware with Itune last version.
Important: Removed PIN lock on the operator GSM card
installed BlackRa1n from windows
then Cydia and Rock and Snow from blackra1n menu,
then basic packages and updates ( openSSH) from Rock
after this i unistalled Blackra1n,
did a boot, to test, ( USB cable puged in) all was perfect
I installed Appsync from Cydia
I restored all my apps with Itune
then i dont know why, no more Wifi ! no netwaork detected ! should be an app conflict !!
instead of using pushfix again with risk of freezing the phone again
I tried to see the basic tuto on wifi,
I did a reset network in genral menu, and then a reboot
Well i was the worst idea, no more wifi, and wifi menu
grayed out !! i was freaking out at nearly 5AM !
so i decided to tried a boot again
shutdown and boot ! and a miracle, all is back
wifi works and 3G and Push !!! all is fine!
I get it!!
juste boot more than once to test
and it will be fine!
i have got a solution for the jb 3gs going on recovery mode every time u reboot it..when it shows the connect to itunes sign simply run blackra1n again and its back to normal!!
this worked for me
pls giv ur feedback
However, my phone will no longer access WiFi. WiFi is on, but it will not recognize any networks.
Any ideas what can be done?
I have 3gs 3.1.2 and ATT. I would love to Tether my iphone so I will not have to access Black Rain everytime I reboot...thats what Tether means right?
Sorry guys, I am new to this.
Anyways, I figured you could use that in your bag of tricks too :-)
Anyways, I figured you could use that in your bag of tricks too :-)
Anyways, I figured you could use that in your bag of tricks too :-)