Excuse my extreme noobness...but

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  1. Mobious

    Mobious Member

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    I am thinking of purchasing an iphone 3gs off of ebay. I live outside the states. This is the first time I buy a locked phone, as in locked to 1 carrier. So how is the process? I know there is no jailbreak yet but does that mean I can't use the phone at all? or will it act like a phone without a sim? In other words is it possible to activate the device and use it as if it was an ipod with a camera while I wait for a jailbreak to come out so I can unlock it to work with my carrier?
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    i wouldnt do that i was you. Because you cannot tell the difference from both 3g and 3gs. The look are basically the same. Its precaution someone could con you man.
  3. Mobious

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    Well its 32GB, so it definitely wont be an old 3g.
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    Just check their feedback man.
  5. Mobious

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    Lol no worries guys, its not like its the first time I buy something off ebay. The guy has excellent feedback and has been selling mac products for quite a while now. So its all good. Now can someone please answer my question if thats okay?

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  6. sickamore

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    Yes you can do that. With the new tool out called redsnow.0.71. For 3g
  7. Mobious

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    Really? wow thats great. I didn't know that redsnow supported the 3gs.
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    It doesnt... If you go to the iphone dev teams blog you will see it written on the site a million times in bold... NOT FOR 3GS!!

    So unless something has changed in the last 3 hours... Jailbreaking the 3GS, you will have to wait...
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    Thats my bad sorry. I didnt notice he was talking about 3gs afterwards. No for the 3gs and Yes for the 3g
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    Alright guess I will just have to wait, I know the dev team has something up their sleeves.

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