I'm ready to jailbreak ang get mywi for my iPad...

Discussion in 'iPad Hacks' started by RunOverProducti, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. RunOverProducti macrumors regular

    Dec 26, 2008
    I've been searching and there's multiple ways to get this done.

    1) I have no clue how to do it.
    2) I need advice how to do it from start to finish.

    I'm running 3.1.3, so I know I have to back up and restore iPhone.

    Now what?

    I have till the 22nd to try mywi, if I don't like it I'll exchange the iPad for a 3G model.

    I don't see myself using the iPad 24hrs a day outside, but I may take it with me sometimes and would use mywi.

  2. Jinkst macrumors 6502

    Oct 11, 2008
    London via Sydney
    I hope you don't need an unlock with that Jailbreak if youre on 3.1.3...

    You do know MyWi isn't a 100% free service right?
  3. RunOverProducti thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 26, 2008
    Is $10 bucks right?
  4. nasa25 macrumors 65816

    Apr 11, 2010
    Mywi costs $10 through the rock store I believe, but somehow cydia has it free of charge.
  5. gwynne macrumors 68000


    Mar 11, 2010
    If your iPhone is 3GS 3.1.3 and you have never jailbroken it, you absolutely cannot do it right now. You're going to find stuff on google that seems to say otherwise. It's wrong.

    If it's 3G (not 3gs) you may be all right.

    Either way you should ask this politely in the iPhone hacks sub forum and someone there will probably tell you where to look.

  6. RunOverProducti thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 26, 2008
    Thanks, is 3GS, I can't restore the iPhone to it's factory setting and set back to 3.1.2?
  7. goobot macrumors 603


    Jun 26, 2009
    long island NY
  8. gwynne macrumors 68000


    Mar 11, 2010
    No, but I'll underdstand if you don't take my word for it, it's very hard to believe with some of the misinformation out there. Briefly, there is no way to get your phone back to 3.1.2 now.
  9. RunOverProducti thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 26, 2008
    Well, I guess I'll be exchanging for 3G version.

  10. RunOverProducti thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 26, 2008
    I believe you
  11. rtabdo macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2010
    There are ways to jailbreak 3.1.3. Just google it, and ther are directions on how to do it using blackra1n. It's not difficult at all.
  12. gwynne macrumors 68000


    Mar 11, 2010
    Not 3GS, unless you already backed up your shsh files, which the OP obviously did not.

    I'm going to save myself further typing, though, since this debate gets played out daily in the iPhone hacks forum.
  13. CarboysDesire macrumors 6502a


    Jun 9, 2008
    Las Vegas
  14. Zethca macrumors regular

    Mar 12, 2007
    Please take this advice from me. I've spent the past 2 weeks attempting to do this with my 3.1.3. It's not possible. ******Unless you've jailbroken before and can roll back to old firmware within Cydia.

    Updated to 3.1.3? It is NOT possible to use your phone for a 3g connection to your iPad.

    It's the people who haven't looked into this issue and constantly drop in and say it's possible that have a lot of us wasting our time.
  15. xraydoc macrumors demi-god


    Oct 9, 2005
    I've tried as well. No go.

    Fortunately, no such trouble with my Droid. :D
  16. CrAkD macrumors 68040


    Feb 15, 2010
    Boston, MA
    +1 on a 3gs thats never been jailbroken running 3.1.3. your stuck. you cant roll back the firmware or jailbreak 3.1.3. right now. dont believe anyone else cause there is so much misinformation from people who only half read the facts then try to help people.
  17. TeamDNA macrumors 6502

    Sep 7, 2009
    No you can't go to 3.1.2 BUT you can still jailbreak 3.1.3 and get mywi

    Also this source will give you mywi for free. www.sinfuliphonerepo.com
  18. AppleSimon macrumors regular

    Apr 14, 2010
  19. ngenerator macrumors 68000


    May 12, 2009
    USG Ishimura
    Wrong. It's $10 no matter which one you pick, the with or without Rock versions. I doubt you will find anyone who would prefer the Rock version, so just do the "Without Rock"

    Just stop talking, you have no idea what you are talking about and are spreading false information.
  20. gwynne macrumors 68000


    Mar 11, 2010
    If you read the comments you'll see it actually doesn't work. Posts like these are what cause so much confusion.
  21. FWW macrumors regular


    Mar 29, 2010
    Anchorage, AK
    I can't speak to 3GS

    I CAN confirm that a 3G running 3.1.3 breaks just fine using redsn0w 0.9.4

    You will need the iPhone1,2_3.1.2_7D11_Restore.ipsw file

    I would recommend waiting though. I wouldn't trade away a 3GS for a 3G. The battery life while tethering is terrible. An hour or so tops.
  22. AppleSimon macrumors regular

    Apr 14, 2010
    I quickly skimmed through some of the comments, and some claim to have gotten it to work. But I don't know how true this is?
  23. tbayrgs macrumors 603


    Jul 5, 2009
    What the iClarified tutorial fails to mention is what everyone else with a clue here HAS already mentioned---can't be done on 3Gs unless you've already JB and taken necessary steps.
  24. gwynne macrumors 68000


    Mar 11, 2010
    If you check out the iPhone hacks forum you will see exactly how often people who know way more about this than I do have to explain exactly why you can't do it on a virgin 3GS 3.1.3. If I sound tetchy about it, it's only because I'm stuck on an out of the box 3.1.3 awaiting the next JB, and at least once a day someone makes the claim it can be done...only to be proven wrong, misinformed, or lying. All the false hope gets irritating, but I've learned a lot.
  25. lionheartednyhc macrumors 65816


    Jul 13, 2009
    Thanks for giving JB a bad name.

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