[TUTORIAL] Fetch iPad Baseband instantly (locally on computer) [Mac OSX / Windows] I take no credit for the windows tutorial but the Mac OS X tutorial, I take full credit for creating it. Scroll down to bottom for Windows tutorial. MAC Fetch iPad Baseband locally for Mac OS X Requirements: min. Mac OS X 10.4 (This version of MAMP & MAMP PRO is indeed compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.) Download MAMP here: http://www.mamp.info/en/index.html iPad 3.2.2 Firmware [I will not post a link to where to get this. Use google] 1.) Install MAMP. Open MAMP and goto Preferences. Select Ports and click on "Set to Default Apache and MYSQL Ports" 2.) Open /Applications/MAMP/htdocs and create a folder named IPAD. 3.) Create another folder inside the ipad folder and name it "061-8801.20100811.CvfR5" without " " 4.) Paste ipad 3.2.2. Ipsw inside the 061-8801.20100811.CvfR5 folder 5.) Open the Hosts file to edit it: Open Terminal and type: sudo nano /private/etc/hosts Add this to the bottom of the hosts file: 127.0.0.1 appldnld.apple.com 22.214.171.124 gs.apple.com When done editing the hosts file, press control-o to save the file. Press enter on the filename prompt, and control-x to exit the editor. 6.) Flush the DNS Cache to allow changes to take immediate effect: In Terminal type: dscacheutil -flushcache 7.) You should now be able to flash the iPad baseband without an internet connection. You will notice the baseband will be fetched in less than 5 seconds. 8.) Enjoy! =================WINDOWS===================== I found the windows tutorial here: http://level5team.blogspot.com/2011/04/fetch-ipad-baseband-without-internet.html You Will Need: Download Appserv HERE iPad 3.2.2 Firmware [I will not post a link to where to get this. Use google] NOTE: If you already have ipad version iPad1,1_3.2.2_7B500_Restore.ipsw then just ignore the ipad version download link and follow instruction below. INSTRUCTION: 1. Install Appserv. - simply follow the instruction -it will ask for name, just put any name you like, then for password create password - After Installation now you will have a directory C:\AppServ 2.Open C:\AppServ\www and create a folder named IPAD. 3.Create another folder inside the ipad folder and name it "061-8801.20100811.CvfR5" without " " 4. Paste ipad 3.2.2. Ipsw inside the 061-8801.20100811.CvfR5 folder 5. Edit HOST file in etc folder C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc --you will see host -if you are using vista click start menu/all program/accessories and right click Notepad and Run it as administrator. -if you are xp user just go directly to the etc folder and edit host 6. Put this at the end of the line of your host 127.0.0.1 appldnld.apple.com 126.96.36.199 gs.apple.com save... Now do fetch baseband, usual fetching, just like what you did before when you update baseband You will notice that there is a changes on the speed of fetching baseband, in less than 5 second it fetch the baseband, The reason why is it confuses the redsnow that he should fetch baseband on apples download link of ipad's 3.2.2 version on their link but instead it redirected to your localhost and it fetch baseband with the help of appserv so the fetching did not use internet connection.