iPhone upgrade iphone 3G?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by peacerpeaces, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. peacerpeaces macrumors newbie

    Jul 26, 2012
    i have a simlocked iphone 3G running iOS 3.1.2 BB 05.11.07 and currently jailbroken with blackra1n and softunlocked. Because of problems with cydia not loading and so on. I am thinking of upgrading to 3.1.3 and jailbreaking with redsn0w 0.9.4.
    my itunes is updated to version

    now my questions are:
    should i upgrade?
    is ios 3.1.3 better for the iphone 3G?
    what do i have to consider?
    could there be a problem with itunes? (e.g. verification of the iOS as it is an old one)
    i need the unlock? could there be any problem? (especially do i have to protect the baseband? does it change with the upgrade to 3.1.3?)
    if i need to upgrade and jailbreak in a different way. how should i do it?

    thanks for all suggestions and help in advance.
  2. Durvelle27 macrumors member

    Oct 17, 2012
    Memphis, TN
    create a custom firmware for IOS 4.2.1 to preserve your baseband and then jailbreak
  3. James twinli macrumors newbie

    Sep 18, 2012
    I'm also facing same problem. One of my friend suggest me a website that have all solutions of iPhone but this site is paid. And I have no money yet. So, I'm suffering with it.
  4. peacerpeaces thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 26, 2012
    ok sorry but thats not helping,
    could you tell me if the baseband of the iphone 3g would change with the upgrade to 3.1.3?
    is there still the opportunity to unlock it and is it good for the iphone 3g or does 3.1.3 slow it down?

  5. dhlizard macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    Here are the firmwares and associated basebands for a 3G
    All basebands up thru 5.13.xx work with Ultrasn0w

  6. moonman239 macrumors 68000

    Mar 27, 2009
    Wait, it's 2012 and you have a phone from 2008?
  7. peacerpeaces thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 26, 2012
    @dhlizard: thanks for the answer, thats useful, goin to upgrade and jailbreak it with redsn0w now! ;)

    @moonman239: yeah its surprising, there are still people with an iphone 3G. as my iphone 4 is not able to be unlocked, so my old iphone 3G has to do the job. except for the problems with cydia, its working fine. ;) so don't bother with using old stuff, recycling pays off some times! ;)


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