Selling Iphone 3G does JB and unlock increase value?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by bhansensfd, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. bhansensfd macrumors member

    Oct 27, 2008
    I will be selling my 3G on Ebay and was wondering if I am better off restoring it to IOS4.0 or if it will increase the sale price by Jalibreaking and unlocking prior to sale?

    If anyone has tips on the proper way to do this to make sure all of my info is erased from the phone and SIM, I would greatly appreciate it.
  2. angemon89 macrumors 68000


    Feb 5, 2008
    The place where Apple designs stuff
    Yes it increases it's value. I always put "T-mobile" in the eBay title. (If you're in the USA)

    Take your SIM out
    Restore the Phone to factory 4.0 settings in iTunes
    Run the latest beta version of redsn0w to jailbreak
    install ultrasn0w from cydia
  3. bhansensfd thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 27, 2008
    Ok awesome. Thanks for the time. Do I put the sim card back in or sell it without one?
  4. bhansensfd thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 27, 2008
  5. dhlizard macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    A 3G phone is so easy to jailbreak and unlock, even a caveman could do it.

    Have you tried DevTeam Blog or iClarified for a tutorial (requires the use of Google)

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