What do you recommend i do with my 3g

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by MAGICMAN320, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. MAGICMAN320 macrumors member

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    Okay,,,, Im new to the whole jailbrak thing so be easy on me. I just aquired an 3g from a friend and i believe its jailbroken. (I see the app icons; Installer, winterboard, blacklist and cydia) It also has a rust colored chip (GEVEY-3G PLUS2). The phone is still running 2.2 (no picture text)
    Im still using my 1st silverback iphone.
    Just wanted to know is there anything i should do before i put my ATT sim card in there.
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  2. MAGICMAN320 thread starter macrumors member

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    I was going to restore it in itunes and upgrade to 3.1. do i need to do something before i restore it. or is it betterr if i leave it alone.
     
  3. instaxgirl macrumors 65816

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    Hold up there.

    Do you need it to be unlocked? Do you want to keep it jailbroken?

    If yes to either of those then don't upgrade through iTunes. Doing so will break your jailbreak and any unlock on the phone.

    If you want to keep it jailbroken/unlocked you'll need to use the software released by the Dev Team. Google iClarified tutorial for instructions.
     
  4. HighLife420 macrumors 6502a

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    he has a ATT sim, so i dont think he will need to unlock it.

    However, if you do plan on selling it, you might fetch a few more dollars if its able to unlock. Meaning, dont upgrade yet to 3.1.

    Give it some time play with your phone, find what you want to use and not want to use....and when the time comes, just JB with the old baseband and you can unlock it, sell it when you need.
     
  5. MAGICMAN320 thread starter macrumors member

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    Okay well let me get this right....
    Jailbroken = using installer and unleashing a bunch of apps not offered by apple
    Unlocked = using a tmobile or att sim

    Yes i would like to have it jailbroken. Im using att right now. tmobile is an option. My contract is up with att. so i can go either way as far as being unlocked.
    So basically your saying if i want it jailbroken, leave it jailbroken. If i upgrade i will unjailbrake it. lol

    Okay last question:
    Is jailbroken 2.2 as good as 3.1 not jailbroken?
     
  6. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    You can update to jailbroken 3.1 but you need to do some research first (Google)

    If you want to be able to use t-mobile, do not update to official Apple 3.1 or it will lock the phone to AT&T for good.
     
  7. MAGICMAN320 thread starter macrumors member

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    Can i get a video recorder and picture text with this 2.2 jailbreak?
    PS I appreciate all of you guys help.
     
  8. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Video recorder or Cycorder, I think works on 2.2 firmware
    Have to go to 3.0 or higher to get MMS
     
  9. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    Should you decide to sell it, it will be worth more unlocked.
     

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