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Simple question. Apple conned me into an update of software to 3.1, although it said 3.01 and i need to unlock my iphone 3GS asap. I don't mind paying 30 dollars to do so, especially if all they say is true but i want to make sure.

Is iPhone Unlocking Ltd, http://www.iphoneunlocking.com, worth doing?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zeromark View Post
Simple question. Apple conned me into an update of software to 3.1, although it said 3.01 and i need to unlock my iphone 3GS asap. I don't mind paying 30 dollars to do so, especially if all they say is true but i want to make sure.

Is iPhone Unlocking Ltd, http://www.iphoneunlocking.com, worth doing?

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Mark
Most likely not legit. It's not an official iPhone site, and I'm sure Apple doesn't endorse unlocking/jailbreaking their phones. But it's your $30.
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post #3 of 26
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iphone doesnt endorse anything to do with unlocking their phones. Of course it's not an official iphone site.
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post #4 of 26
If you're on 3.1, you can't unlock it at this time.

I doubt Apple "conned" you into the update. Please don't bash Apple for no reason.

There is no Unlock or Jailbreak tool released for iPhone 3GS for firmware 3.1.

That site says for iPhone 3G. If you find a site saying they can unlock your 3.1 iPhone 3GS, it's a lie as the PwnageTool was only released for iPhone and iPhone 3G on 3.1.

Edit: And, when the unlock is available, you can easily do it for free. Paying for someone to unlock your phone is stupid.
Edited by halifax1 - 9/16/09 at 7:41am
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post #5 of 26
you can only jailbreak the 3G and 2G that are using os 3.1 at the moment so you are SOL.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zeromark View Post
iphone doesnt endorse anything to do with unlocking their phones. Of course it's not an official iphone site.
Then I guess it's not legit? As far as whether the program/whatever will do what it says, that's more of a question of will it work, not legitimacy.

From Dictionary.com:

Quote:
le⋅git⋅i⋅ma⋅cy
  /lɪˈdʒɪtəməsi/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [li-jit-uh-muh-see]
–noun
the state or quality of being legitimate.
Origin:
1685–95; legitim(ate) + -acy

Synonyms:
lawfulness, legality, rightfulness.
I was leaning more towards the bold Italicized words...
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post #7 of 26
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The site does say its for 3GS as well though, and for 3.1,
The fact is they make you pay, dont you think theres a chance they may be ahead of Dev team, and other free companies?
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lol, and nice demented.
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Can't you downgrade the software?
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post #10 of 26
A little reading for you that reaffirms that the 3GS is *NOT* Jailbreak ready with 3.1 firmware.

http://www.tuaw.com/2009/09/15/mouse...reak-released/

Just wait a week or two, and the DevTeam will come up with something.
    
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