Buying an iPhone this week...will it ship with 3.1 firmware?

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  1. jayeskreezy macrumors 65816

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    I'm buying an iphone on apple.com this week, but I was wondering if it's better to buy it in store or have it shipped? Will both have the new 3.1 firmware? I'd prefer it didn't since I want to jailbreak my phone.
     
  2. Tu13es macrumors regular

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    I bought one in an AT&T store this week and it had 3.1, FWIW.
     
  3. Prolanman macrumors newbie

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    Bought mine at the Apple store a couple of weeks ago. FW was 3.1.
     
  4. Maclver macrumors 68020

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    I wonder if it will have MMS enabled or will you have to update when you get home?

    on a side note how come apple just doesn't throw the new Carrier update in 3.1 on the servers so if someone restores or updates to 3.1 and downloads a fresh copy from the apple servers they don't have to do the carrier update as well
     
  5. jayeskreezy thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Oh ok thats a bummer. I was hoping to get one with 3.0.1 firmware on it. Thanks for the replies.
     
  6. labman macrumors 604

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    well

    you willl know for sure when you get it till then it's a guess but looks like 3.1 is likely.
     
  7. idunk macrumors member

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    Unfortunately for you, the phone most likely will, because you have to activate somewhere, whether it be at the apple store or at home, and you will be required to use the 3.1 firmware that iTunes downloads.
     
  8. Mystikal macrumors 68020

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    I got a replacement on wednesday (3G) and it was 3.0.1.
     
  9. moka macrumors 6502a

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile/7C144 Safari/528.16)

    Got a replacment iPhone 3gs today because of some touch screen issues, came with 3.0.1.
     
  10. ThatsMeRight macrumors 68020

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    Seems like replacements are still using 3.0.1 and new iPhones with 3.1
     
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  13. gibbynd macrumors member

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    I just got a replacement 3Gs 2 days ago, it came with 3.1 on it. Also, before I synched at home, the MMS was already up and running, but this could have happened in the store. The rep told me I had to put 3.1 on there, but it was pre-installed.
     
  14. Konz macrumors regular

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    Friend picked up a new 3GS at the AT&T store on wednesday and it came with 3.1
     
  15. gibbynd macrumors member

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    I should clarify that mine was a new 3Gs, it was a replacement for a 3G.
     
  16. ozzyman500 macrumors 65816

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    I just picked one up with 3.0.1 on it yesterday at AT&T. Although I upgraded to 3.1 anyway because I couldn't use certain apps.
     

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