Have an iPhone 3GS/3G/2G? Is it on the o2 [UK] network? --If not, leave now-- If you are then good news! Permanent 3GS unlock time Please Register or Log in to view images Now this isn't new, so don't flame me for it, but what it will give is a nice detailed guide on how to do it. This way you wont have to wait for the dev team unlock every time you get a new firmware. Ok so here we go Please Register or Log in to view images 1. Firstly you want to fill out this form here. This is pretty basic, it gives you step by step instructions as you go through it. Make sure your IMEI and phone number are correct as these are ESSENTIAL to the unlocking process. 2. Submit and wait, they say 2 weeks, mine took 2 days. So it just depends on how quickly it is processed and how busy they are. 3. Some day you will get this text from o2. Letting you know that your phone is now ready to be unlocked Please Register or Log in to view images [REMOVED as it shows IMEI] 4. Grab any SIM card from another carrier and take out the o2 one using the SIM tray opener tool from your 3GS box, or a very small screwdriver or even a pin, to open the tray from the top of the iphone. Put in the non-o2 sim and push it back in. Please Register or Log in to view images 5. Plug the iPhone into your computer, must have an active internet connection, and iTunes should open. (Open it if it dosnt) Now just wait, the iTunes iPhone screen should just be blank for a bit while it contacts Apples server. The iPhone should do the usual "connect to itunes" screen. Please Register or Log in to view images 6. After waiting, you will get the confirmation message! Your iPhone 3GS is now UNLOCKED FOR EVER. No matter what firmware you install, downgrade, do what you want, no more worrying about baseband updates. Please Register or Log in to view images Video of the final part of the unlocking, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmaUh8S6HQQ Enjoy this guys Please Register or Log in to view images hope it helps some people.