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So I got a iPhone 3GS from my friend (Borrowing it till I can get a new service for the iPhone 4S) and I have the Unlimited Data and Text plan (The android required plan since my old phone was the T-Mobile G1) I was wondering if I can use internet (Beside WiFi) on the iPhone. (Of course I have to JB it first)

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yea. its all the same to tmobile.
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Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
yea. its all the same to tmobile.
Um, No.

SinX7, you'll only be able to use TMobile's EDGE Network, it's essentially 2-4X faster than dial-up.

Is it deathly slow, not really, but it isn't nearly as fast as their 3G network.

Can you access the internet via EDGE? Yup. Just don't expect blazing speeds. Expect to stare at your phone a 3-5 second period waiting for the page to load up.

It will easily hold you over until your 4S, just be rational with your expectations

Additionally, you need to jailbreak it and unlock it. To be able to unlock it you must have one of the following basebands: 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, 05.13.04, and 06.15.00. The last is the iPad baseband, and really is a last resort. Read about it here.
    
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Um, No.

SinX7, you'll only be able to use TMobile's EDGE Network, it's essentially 2-4X faster than dial-up.

Is it deathly slow, not really, but it isn't nearly as fast as their 3G network.

Can you access the internet via EDGE? Yup. Just don't expect blazing speeds. Expect to stare at your phone a 3-5 second period waiting for the page to load up.

It will easily hold you over until your 4S, just be rational with your expectations

Additionally, you need to jailbreak it and unlock it. To be able to unlock it you must have one of the following basebands: 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, 05.13.04, and 06.15.00. The last is the iPad baseband, and really is a last resort. Read about it here.
he's still using t-mobile's internet, so the answer is yes.
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Well it doesn't matter if its Edge (Since I'm on Wifi most of the time). Also is there anyone experience in 'unlocking' the 3GS that's on iOS5?
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