How To Unlock and, after, "un-jailbreak"???

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by mauruiz, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. mauruiz macrumors newbie

    Nov 11, 2009
    Hi, guys!

    I'm new here at the forum, but I found it the best way to ask a question that's bugin' me.

    Is it possible to use Blacksn0w to jailbreak and unlock the iPhone 3GS (FW 3.1.2 - 05.11.07), and, after that, "un-jailbreak" it??

    I'm asking that because I don't have good experiences w/ jailbroken iPhones... my old one (1st G.) kept crashing and had lots of problems... I would like to unlock it, but not use the jailbreak...

    Is this possible? I guess it is, but how??


    PS.: I use AT&T, but I travel a lot to other countries, and want to use others SIMs on my iPhone.
  2. jav6454 macrumors P6


    Nov 14, 2007
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    Sorry, for the 3GS or 3G, such method won't work. The 3GS or 3G require a small payload or mini-program to run in order to achieve the unlock.

    However, to let the program run you need to have a jailbroken iPhone, just to download/install it you need to jailbreak. Un-jailbreaking requires Restoring with a stock firmware, which will wipe out the payload.
  3. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    Yes, what the poster said above.
    Its not happening without the jailbreak. If you restore to factory firmware your iphone will relock itself.
    Maybe just jailbreak and install blacksnow to unlock and dont install any other jailbreak apps or component to your iphone so you wont have any issues at all.

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