[Questions] Jailbreaking my friend's iPhone 3G.

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  1. eladc

    eladc New Member

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    Hello everyone,
    my friend asked me today to jailbreak her iPhone 3G since she saw my jailbroken iPod Touch.
    From what I know, her iPhone is already unlocked since she has a SIM card on it.
    But I am not completely sure if it means that it is unlocked so.. is it?

    Now for the 2nd question, if it is currently unlocked and I jailbreak her iPhone with QuickPwn, will she still be able to use phone calls and such without unlocking it again?

    Now for the last question, my friend is quiet sure that her iPhone's version is 2.8.
    From what I know, this version wasn't even out, so is it possible that she has version 2.8 on her iPhone and it can't be jailbroken? Also, she says that her iPhone is updated to the last version, if it's not version 2.8 is it 2.2.1?
    Thank you and sorry for taking your time

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  2. eff3ctz

    eff3ctz New Member

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    First off, there is no 2.8 firmware. Not for the iPhone, not for the iPod Touch. 2.2.1 would be the latest, unless she has the 3.0 beta.

    As for the rest, I don't know - sorry.
  3. Alok

    Alok New Member

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    She prolly has 2.2 or 2.2.1
    Jailbreak it!
    And a regular iPhone is supposed to have a sim, it's a phone
    If it says AT&T at the top left, it isn't unlocked
    If it says tmobile, then it is unlocked
  4. powerpup118

    powerpup118 New Member

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    I also have no clue about the rest,

    However I can guarantee there is no 2.8 firmware. Only 2.2.1 (and 3.0 but ONLY if she is a developer.)
  5. DrewGzy

    DrewGzy Active Member

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    Not true: to use any at&t plan other than an iPhone plan it would have to be unlocked...

    eladc:

    On the phone go here: Settings > General > About

    What is in the "Modem Firmware" column? While you are there what is the "Version"?

    If the Modem Firmware is 2.30.03 it cannot be unlocked. If it is anything else it can be unlocked. Regardless of the version or Firmware it can be jailbroken.
  6. eladc

    eladc New Member

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    Well I know that she got the SIM card in Israel so is it ok to jailbreak it without any problems?
    ------------------double post merged------------------
    Thank you.
    Now I need to know a bit more about the unlock thing (Yesterday was the first time I have ever seen an iPhone lol).
    ------------------double post merged------------------
    And another thing, how can I know if the iPhone is already unlocked and if I jailbreak it nothing will happen to it?
    Thank you all

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  7. DrewGzy

    DrewGzy Active Member

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    So what is the Modem Firmware?


    For it to be unlocked (unless it was a factory unlock bought outside the U.S.) it would need to be jailbroken. I'm assuming it is not jailbroken by your first post.
  8. eladc

    eladc New Member

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    Thanks for your help.
    I jailbroke her iPhone today but she only cleared out to me later that she wants her iPhone to be unlocked (she didn't really know how to explain it to me).
    Unfortunately, her baseband version is 2.30.03 so we couldn't unlock it but at least I jailbroke it for her, so now all we have to do is wait for a yellowsn0w release

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    Thanks for your help everyone.
  9. DrewGzy

    DrewGzy Active Member

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    I have not tried one but one of the Turbo SIMS might work until there is a fix (probably won't happen until 3.0 is out).

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