Sorry for noob question. Can someone help me guide me how to Unlock & Jalibreak a 2G

Grifftech

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Sorry for the dumb question but I have never attempted this before and I have a 2G phone with version 3.0 on it.

My wife and I both upgraded to 3GS and would like to sell this one. I have heard that if it is Jalibroke and Unlocked it sells for more.

Is there a difference between Jailbreaking and Unlocking?

What steps do I need to take to Jalibreak and Unlock?

Thank you for your help,

Chris
 

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don't thank me, thank the original poster who made the guide.

Glad you've got your self sorted :sneaky:
 

Grifftech

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don't thank me, thank the original poster who made the guide.

Glad you've got your self sorted :sneaky:
Quick question, how do I unzip the Red Sn0W, its a Torrent file and I have never messed with those before :)

NM, I did a little research and realized I needed a torrent app like BitTorrent and that is just a link, so I am downloading RedSn0w now I think ;)
 

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Once i have followed that guide and Unlocked and Jailbroke how can I tell if it is Unlocked?
 

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If you have friend with T-Mobile, you can put their SIM in it to verify that it worked. If not, you could probably just take it in to a T-Mobile store and see if they can check it for you.

Are you only unlocking it to sell it? I would definitely unlock it if you're selling it, the value of the V1's has plummeted since the 3GS has been released. I think they're going for less than $175, and that's unlocked.

Jailbreak it with redsn0w and then reboot and the T-Mobile SIM should work.

http://blog.iphone-dev.org/