SHSH issue on iphone 4 also?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by g000, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. g000 macrumors newbie

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    I remember a lot of later 3GS models had the SHSH issue, will this be an issue for iphone 4 if I intend to jailbreak or unlock it later on? if so, what steps to take to get around the SHSH issue when I receive the iphone 4? do I need to do something first before I hook it up to iTunes to activate the phone to avoid the SHSH problem? or will I lose the ability to jailbreak or unlock entirely if I activate it normally?

    thanks for any input or help.
    g
     
  2. Intell macrumors P6

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    The 3Gs has always had the SHSH issue. It is the bootrom that got the later 3Gs iPhones. The iPhone 4 could have a more readily updated bootrom to prevent the preferred kind of jailbreak.
     
  3. g000 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thanks, so is it safe to activate it first and start using the phone and find a way to save the SHSH blob later on? or will i lose that ability forever?

    thanks
     
  4. fishkorp macrumors 68020

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    I don't think anyone can honestly answer these questions until the dev team, Saurik, GeoHot, etc have their hands on the phone and know what the deal is.
     
  5. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    We don't know yet.
    It might have a more complex system when it comes to jb and loading custom ipsw's.
    I wouldn't be surprised. Every year Apple seems to make it harder to jb and unlock.
     
  6. calvy macrumors 65816

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    I can't wait to see how this goes. I really wanted the new hardware, so I got an order in today. But I'll miss backgrounder and sbsettings and winterboard.

    Yes, I know, 4.0 has "multi-tasking", but from my perspective, it's not true multitasking, and I'm not sure it'll really fit my needs when I come to use it. I need to be able to stream NPR while running and tracking my run with Runkeeper Pro, all while occasionally checking email and twitter during the parts where I walk.
     

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