how to install cydia on jailbroken/ unlocked 3gs - 3.1.2?

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  1. vikod macrumors newbie

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    hi - been searching all over but have not been able to get a lot of info on what i been wanting - so the post.

    i have a perfectly functional 3gs on 3.1.2 - jailbroken and unlocked using blackra1n - what i'm missing out on is the cydia app on the phone.

    been trying to find a way to install just the cydia app alone - but i've come to learn that i would have to do a restore and jailbreak again to have this installed - but as 3.1.3 is out and apple is no longer signing 3.1.2 - i'm stuck wondering how do i go about this!

    as running blackra1n again does not give me the option of having cydia app installed was wondering if i can run redsnow 0.9.4 and select cydia and already pwned options and then run just to have the cydia app alone installed alone? will that work?

    also read about custom 3.1.2 firmware - i'm not too sure on how to create or go about using that...am new to unlocking and jailbreaking - trying to gather as much info as i can.

    need the cydia app badly - cryin out for help from all da gurus around!
     
  2. FoxMcWeezer macrumors regular

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    Happy to help. You probably deleted blackra1n from what I can tell since you jailbroke and can't get Cydia.

    Download 3.1.2 from here and save it to your desktop

    http://www.felixbruns.de/iPod/firmware/

    When you connect your iPhone to iTunes, hold shift while you click restore and choose the 3.1.2 ipsw firmware to "restore" to.
     
  3. vikod thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yup exactly - i deleted the blackra1n app by mistake.... i tried downloading the 3.1.2 firmware and did the shift + restore - but after itunes extracts the firmware - it checks on the apple server and rejects the 3.1.2 version - as i seem to understand apple is no longer signing 3.1.2 for 3gs.....any more ideas?
     
  4. thelatinist macrumors 603

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    It is no longer possible for him to restore to 3.1.2, since he doesn't have his SHSH saved.

    OP: I would suggest you try redsn0w. Point it to the 3.1.2 firmware and make sure you select the option to install Cydia.
     
  5. vikod thread starter macrumors newbie

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    was wanting to try that - but am lil scared that it might scre*w something up! - has this been done before? - is it safe for me to go ahead and try it?
     
  6. pixelated macrumors 6502a

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    what a horrible post!

    It is extremely unhelpful to give false information, perhaps just stick to giving no help?
     
  7. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Yea, FoxMcWeezer is they guy who claims he can alter/program/modify his iPhone so it can receive T-Mobile 3G data here in the US.

    Still waiting on that breakthru ! :rolleyes:
     
  8. vikod thread starter macrumors newbie

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    guys - do you think this would work??
     
  9. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    You are already jailbroken, correct ? Just use Redsn0w 0.92 to install Cydia, make sure and check already pwned box.

    http://wikee.iphwn.org/howto:rs9
     
  10. vikod thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i am jailbroken and unlocked using blackra1n - using redsnow 0.9.4 for cydia over this will not mess up anything right?

    or using redsnow 0.9.2 as you suggested is safe over 0.9.4?

    jus bein a lil cautious - still learning the ropes! :)
     
  11. thelatinist macrumors 603

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    You should be able to use either. The only difference in 0.9.4 is supposed to be support for later iPT2Gs.
     
  12. vikod thread starter macrumors newbie

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  13. SAFC2403 macrumors member

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    sorry to resurrect an old thread but if I wanted to use redsnow to get cydia back on would it wipe anything on there already??

    have a phone that has been jailbroken via blackra1n and had cydia removed but now need to install the youtube fix but don't really want to wipe the phone.

    Any ideas??
     
  14. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Same instructions we gave the other person.. Use Redsn0w, check already pwned and install Cydia.
     
  15. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    I know, why do people try to give advice when they are not sure what they're talking about.....
     
  16. vikod thread starter macrumors newbie

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    redsnow 0.9.4 sure does work -make sure you have the already pwnd selected - thats what i did!
     

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