Want to Sell Old 2G - Do I have to JB/Unlock Before Activating my New IP4?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by wake6830, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. wake6830 macrumors regular

    Jan 24, 2007
    I have a vanilla 2G that I want to jailbreak & unlock, then sell on eBay. I just got my new iPhone 4 today.

    Do I need to go through the jailbreak and unlock process with the 2G before I activate my new phone, or can I worry about that later?

    Any other tips would helpful too.

    Sorry if this is a repost. I searched but couldn't find anything exactly like what I was asking.
  2. rgarjr macrumors 603


    Apr 2, 2009
    Southern California
    Your new iP4 has nothing to do with JB, unLocking a 2G.
  3. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    It wont have anything to do with your iphone 4.
    If you want to JB and unlock the 2G its up to you. Its fairly simple and anyone can do it.
  4. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    +2 ^^^ It sounds like you might be concerned with the jailbreak due to iOS update, but don't be worry about it b/c 2G isn't able to update. You would be concerned if you tried to restore to a new phone with 3G/3GS/4 b/c they are the only ones that have to update when you try to restore. You can restore as new jb/unlock and sell it; when I sold mine several years ago, I didn't do a jailbreak, I just removed the SIM card after a restore and that was all I needed to do. Make sure you do a backup before you activate your new iPhone 4...

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