questions about jailbreaking

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by dannyp32, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. dannyp32 macrumors newbie

    Aug 18, 2009
    hello i am new here and i just bought an iphone 3gs but i am not sure if i should jailbreak it since its brand new and i dont want to mess it up
    so i have a couple of questions about jailbreaking
    i have an iphone 3gs with 3.0.1 firmware
    do you guys think it is safe to jailbreak it?
    if i do jailbreak it once its done will it still be safe to update like to 3.1 whenever it comes out?

    do you guys recommend it?
  2. noah82 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 16, 2008
    San Diego, CA
    Yes, it is safe to jailbreak. When 3.1 comes out, you will need to wait for the jailbreak to be released, but it usually isn't more than a couple of days.
  3. dannyp32 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 18, 2009
    so when an apple update comes out, i have jailbreak again

    and will all of the apps (even the cracked ones) still be available to use
  4. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
    to upgrade, you have to rejailbreak and re download all the jailbroken apps

    dont pirate apps:cool:
  5. spook macrumors regular

    Jan 3, 2004
    Sorry for the thread hijack, but I have two questions.

    I have a iphone 2G, bought unlocked a long time ago
    version 1.14(4A102)

    Looking on iclarified can I follow this tutorial?
    iPhone | How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0 Using PwnageTool (Mac)

    If yes, if I only want to unlock the phone and not jailbreak is that possible?
    and if it is unlocked only is it possible to use the app store?

    Thank if you are able to answer these questions.
  6. superflush macrumors 6502a

    Apr 6, 2009
    No, jailbraking is what makes it possible to unlock.

    yes, of course
  7. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    You have to be jailbroken for your phone to be unlocked if you on a 3G, with a 2G you should be able to use bootneuter to unlock it, and then do a regular restore in iTunes and it should still be unlocked as long as you didn't put it into DFU mode. And the app store will function as normal.

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