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Iphone 3G blocked after Mishap

Hi,

Is there a solution if I have blocked my iPhone 3G as I was loading Pwnage and after loading the ipsw file i clicked "restore" on iTunes without holding the "option" key.
In other words I have updated the phone with iTunes instead of the ipsw restore files and the phone is now blocked and of course does not recognize my sim card anymore !

I live in a foreign country in the Indian ocean and had to jailbreak and unlock the phone if I wanted to use it !

Any solution ??

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Download redsn0w. Also, if you are talkin about holding the option key, then i'm assuming you have the ipsw file already. Jailbreak the phone using redsn0w, and then through Cydia (which will be on the iphone after jailbreak) get and install ultrasn0w. If you have any questions about detailed unlocking instructions, send me an email. And I'll go into more detail.

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Stucked dfu mode iphone 3g


Open redsnow, click extras, and select Custom iPSW. A dialog window should pop up, go to where you have the ORIGINAL iPhone 3G 4.2.1 iPSW and select it. Press ok and It should then create a NO_BB iPSW in the same location as where the original iPSW is. Second step is to enter PWNed DFU mode. Open redsnow again, click extras and select PWNed DFU mode. Follow the onscreen instructions and you should be in PWNed DFU mode. Open iTunes and a message should show stating that your device is in recovery mode. Great now press ok, hold Shift and click Restore. A dialog box should show, go towhere the NO_BB iPSW is. Click it and press ok. Your device should now be restoring. Afterwards your device should turn on.

Feb 26, 2013 | Apple iPhone 3G

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How to jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 using redsn0w on a PC (Windows) or a Mac


This will guide you on hactivating and jailbreaking the following iDevices with iOS 4.3.2, 4.3.1, 4.2.1 or earlier:
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod touch 4G
  • iPod touch 3G
  • iPad
The jailbreak will be untethered, meaning you don't have to worry about rebooting your iDevice.

Download redsn0w 0.9.6rc14 for jailbreaking iOS 4.3.2, links below: Use version 0.9.6rc12 if you have iOS 4.3.1 installed on your iDevice. CLICK HERE to download that and all earlier versions of redsn0w.

Here are the links to download the 4.3.2 IPSW files. If an Ad appears, just click SKIP THIS AD on the top left corner to continue on downloading:
You can also try locating it locally on your computer. For Mac, go to:
Users>HOME FOLDER>Library>iTunes>iPhone Software Updates>

For Windows, go to:
C>Documents and Settings>HOME FOLDER>Application Data>Apple Computer>iTunes>iPhone Software Updates>


NOTE (For PC users): Application Data is a hidden folder, make sure to set hidden files visible from Control Panel>Folder Options>View>


WARNING: The following basebands are still UNLOCKABLE. DO NOT UPDATE to iOS 4.3.1 (or higher) if you need the unlock:
  • 05.14.02 - iPhone 3G & 3GS, iOS 4.1
  • 05.15.04 - iPhone 3G & 3GS, iOS 4.2.1
  • 05.16.00 - iPhone 3GS, iOS 4.3 and 4.3.1
  • 05.16.02 - iPhone 3GS, iOS 4.3.2
  • 03.10.01 - iPhone 4, iOS 4.2.1
  • 04.10.01 - iPhone 4, iOS 4.3 and 4.3.1

Update iTunes to 10.2.1 for best results.

Procedure:
  1. Plug your iDevice to your computerkid_ant_9.png
  2. Turn OFF your iDevicekid_ant_9.pngTo turn OFF, press and hold the POWER button for about 3 to 5 seconds then slide the red bar on top of your iDevice's screen saying "slide to power off"kid_ant_9.png
  3. Open/Run redsn0w and click Browsekid_ant_9.pngNOTE: The screenshots you'll see here are taken from a Mac and earlier version of redsn0w, however, the process is completely the same if you'll be working on a PC (Windows) or a newer version of redsn0w.kid_ant_9.pngb3f2d73.png
  4. Locate the official IPSW.kid_ant_9.pngUse the following:kid_ant_9.png4.3.2 IPSW if you have iOS 4.3.2 on your iDevicekid_ant_9.png4.3.1 IPSW if you have iOS 4.3.1 on your iDevicekid_ant_9.png4.2.1 IPSW if you have iOS 4.2.1 on your iDevicee07dd38.jpg
  5. redsn0w will process and identify the IPSWkid_ant_9.png6906b9a.pngkid_ant_9.png93adf2e.png
  6. Click Next and let redsn0w do what it have to do1651cc7.png
  7. Check on Install Cydia and click Nextkid_ant_9.pngb046af5.pngkid_ant_69.jpgb046af5.pngClick image for larger view.b046af5.png
  8. Turn OFF your iDevice (just a reminder from step 2). Before you click Next, read steps 9 to 11 first in preparation for putting your iDevice to DFU moded3f7cae.png259a3f7.png
  9. Press and hold the POWER button for three (3) seconds309f19d.png
  10. Continue holding down the POWER button then press and hold the HOME button as well. Hold them both for another ten (10) secondsa143c2c.pngf115990.png
  11. Release the POWER button but keep holding the HOME buttonee8080f.png
  12. You can release the HOME button once you see redsn0w in the process of jailbreaking your iDevicekid_ant_9.png0c41e1b.png
  13. Click Finish and you're done on the computer, and as it says, the rest takes place on your iDevice.kid_ant_9.png7aba1b9.png7c880f5.png4beff7a.png
All you need to do now is wait and keep it plugged in your computer. DO NOT INTERRUPT!kid_ant_9.png

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Once complete, you will find Cydia on the 2nd page of your iDevice's homescreen and it should operate as usual.

If you have an iPhone and you're able to preserve your baseband, you can CLICK HERE to UNLOCK.


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on Apr 04, 2011 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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Jailbreak and Unlock Your iPhone 3G Using RedSn0w (Windows) [4.2.1]


These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 3G on the 4.2.1 firmware using RedSn0w for Windows.

Step One
Create a folder on your desktop called Pwnage

Download RedSn0w from here and place it in the Pwnage folder. Likewise, download the latest 4.2.1 firmware from below and place it in the same folder.

4.2.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw

Extract the redsn0w executable from the RedSn0w zip file into the same folder.
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Step Two
Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
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Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down Shift and click the Restore button. Restore is preferred as it won't create any wasted space on your iPhone.
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Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the 4.2.1 firmware ipsw. Click the Choose button to continue.
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Step Three
Once iTunes has finished updating your iPhone to the desired firmware open the Pwnage folder on your desktop and launch the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier.
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Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens click the Browse button
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Step Five
Select the 4.2.1 firmware ipsw we placed in the Pwnage folder on our desktop then click Open.
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Step Six
Once the firmware has been verified click the Next button to continue.
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Step Seven
RedSn0w will now prepare the jailbreak data
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Step Eight
From this window you can select the jailbreak options you would like.
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Verbose boot displays detailed information on boot of your device and is generally only needed by developers and advanced users.

Make sure Cydia is selected. For this tutorial we will also select Custom boot logo and Custom recovery logo.

When you click to select each custom logo option a dialog window will appear asking you to select the image. Locate the image you would like to use then press the Open button.
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*Remember the rules for boot logos are: RGB or Grayscale format with Alpha channel and dimension below 320x480. If you would like to use the iClarified ones they can be found here: Boot Logo, Recovery Logo

Notice that RedSn0w can Enable multitasking, Enable homescreen wallpaper, and Enable battery percentage. If you do not need multitasking we would recommend deselecting it as it makes your iPhone 3G run very slow.

If you read the warning above and you would like to update your baseband to the 06.15 iPad version for unlock then check Install iPad Baseband. Click Yes when prompted to confirm your decision.
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Click the Next button to continue
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Step Nine
Please plug your iPhone into the computer and make sure its OFF then click the Next button
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Step Ten
RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode. You can find more help with DFU mode here
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Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.
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Release the Power button and continue holding the Home button until RedSn0w detects the device.
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Step Eleven
RedSn0w will now downloaded the iPad baseband if needed and your iPhone will reboot
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Step Twelve
RedSn0w will then begin uploading the new RAM Disk and Kernel.
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Step Thirteen
Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. Click the Finish button. When your iPhone finishes rebooting (5 minutes or so) it will be jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.
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NOTES:
If you have problems with RedSn0w on Windows Vista or Windows 7. Right click the executable and set it to run as administrator in Windows XP compatibility mode.

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