Can I restore?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by noshjewman, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. noshjewman macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2008
    I've got a 3G (3.1.2) that is JB and unlocked. It's originally a Spanish iPhone, I'm using it with a UK SIM and don't have the Spanish SIM.

    I also am a bit of an unlock idiot, thus the question. Can I restore this phone? Or will that restore it to its unjailbroken state?

    If so... what should I do before selling the phone on?

    Cheers for any pointers.
  2. dhlizard macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    The firmware on a 3G can be updated and downgraded as wished and jailbroken on any version.

    Don't know what type of unlock you have (software or factory) but if you upgrade to 3.1.3 firmware your baseband will be updated to 5.12.xx and you cannot software unlock. Stay at 3.1.2 if you restore, the re-JB with Redsn0w, unlock with Blacksn0w.
  3. luvu01 macrumors regular

    Mar 7, 2010
    you can do a full restore + jailbreak using pwnage tool
  4. Nermal Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 7, 2002
    New Zealand
    Did Movistar unlock it, or was it done using a hack?
  5. noshjewman thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2008
    I think it was done as a software hack (it has cydia and blackrain on it)

    To use pwnage tool to restore, I won't need a movistar sim, is that right?

    Thanks for all the help.

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