iPad baseband - help

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I brought my iPhone from a friend. But when i brought my iPhone 3GS with the New Bootrom, it had the iPad Baseband, and is stuck on iOS 4.3.3, I really want to be able to update it when iOS 5 is released, but! I can't seem to find any-way to downgrade the baseband, even if it does lock me out of the phone, i'll find another way around it! Please someone help me.
 
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fijiman

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At this point in time your Baseband is locked.....your ability to upgrade to ios5.0 will not be a problem as long as you use a custom build firmware via Sn0wbreeze....(Pwnage tool for Mac)
 

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I know that but I'm also having slight battery drain problems. :S I've done everything I can to stop it. But it's not doing much good. My battery will last 48 hours maximum on one full charge.
 

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You cannot downgrade the baseband. Installing the iPad baseband is an irreversible process. If you don't require an unlock, uninstall ultrasn0w; doing so may improve battery life. I have a 3GS that is unlocked with ultrasn0w using a prepaid T-Mobile SIM card. The battery life on the 3GS declined quite a bit when I unlocked it. Not only is it worse than it was before I unlocked it, it's much, much worse than the battery life on my locked iPhone 4. You will be able to install iOS 5 by making custom firmware with a jailbreak tool.
 

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I couldn't use ultrasn0w to unlock my phone. So iPad baseband was my only choice..
:(
 

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I couldn't use ultrasn0w to unlock my phone. So iPad baseband was my only choice..
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I would advise anyone thinking of upgrading the baseband to iPad version to consider approaching your Service provider regarding paying for a "Factory Unlock".... This will be a long term permanent solution...
 

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I would advise anyone thinking of upgrading the baseband to iPad version to consider approaching your Service provider regarding paying for a "Factory Unlock".... This will be a long term permanent solution...
Not all carriers will do that. They won't do it in the US. Using the iPad's baseband is the easiest solution here.
 

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Well it's too late for a factory unlock now.