After the 6.15 unlock..

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Allegator, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. Allegator macrumors newbie

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    Can I use the iPhone 3gs just like normal?

    Can I sync content from iTunes and use the app store?

    What should I avoid doing that may brick my phone?
     
  2. Crystal-RX macrumors 68030

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    1. Yes, you can use it as normal.
    2. You can sync content from Itunes and use the app store as normal Iphone.
    3. Don't restore your phone with Apple official firmware, do not hit restore, update firmware when Itunes asks you to do it. Do not hit "reset all content & setting" on the phone.
     
  3. seanwebb68 macrumors 6502

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    Before doing anything make sure you don't have a 3gs with the new baseband chip!
     
  4. Allegator thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Is there another program I can use to "restore" while keeping the 6.15 baseband. Like if I have any problems with the phone or want to sell the device what's the best way to reset it without bricking it?
     
  5. Crystal-RX macrumors 68030

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    1. PanicRoom in Cydia can erase all personal information of the phone without the need of restore your phone thru iTunes before selling it.

    2. Restore it thru itune with customs firmware.
     
  6. Allegator thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks :)

    Would I need to do something to preserve my baseband of 6.15 if I just go into custom restore in iTunes and use the 5.0.1 IPSW that I have?
     
  7. Crystal-RX macrumors 68030

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    You can't get rid of 06.15 baseband. It is iPad baseband and that the reason you need to create a customs firmware to restore it to. If you have a customs firmware create, then just use iTunes to restore your phone to it.
     
  8. Allegator thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Are there any trustworthy guides to creating custom firmwares for 6.15 on 5.0.1 on a mac?
     
  9. b0bab0i macrumors regular

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    You can just use redsn0w 0.9.10b3/4 then go to "Extras" then "Custom IPSW" and choose the original 5.0.1 IPSW. redsn0w will automatically build the no BB firmware for you.

    When you go into iTunes, hold option and click restore, choose the no_BB IPSW file and restore.

    After phone has been restored, reuse redsn0w to jailbreak.
     
  10. Allegator thread starter macrumors newbie

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    When jailbreaking, what IPSW do I use? Or, do I just hit jailbreak?
     

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