Tip & How-To about Apple iPhone Smartphone

How to check your iOS version, baseband and more before jailbreaking

This will guide you in identifying the following information about your iDevice:

  • Firmware (iOS) version
  • Modem Firmware version (baseband)
  • Model number (MC or non-MC)
  • Serial Number
  • IMEI
  • What device you have (3GS or 3G; iPod touch 2nd or 3rd gen)
  • Whether or not your iDevice is jailbreakable/unlockable
Procedures:

Option 1: For active iDevice (devices that are working properly), you just need to go to: Settings>General>About.

Option 2: You can also use iTunes to see these info. Just click on Software Version, Serial Number and/or Phone Number to show them.





Option 3: For others whose iDevices are DISABLED / LOCKED / STUCK ON EMERGENCY CALL SCREEN, you can use Umbrella to tell you those info.

Download Umbrella for PC (Windows)
Download Umbrella for Mac



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Option 4: Another program you can use is f0recast. It will tell you whether or not you can jailbreak / unlock your iDevice in addition to the infos mentioned above.

Download f0recast for WINDOWS here
Download f0recast for MAC here

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Credits:
notcom for Umbrella
iH8sn0w for f0recast

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