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Cydia, Google Voice, GV Mobile, Solutions, Terminal »

[26 Sep 2009 | 10 Comments | ]

UPDATE : The issue has been fixed in the latest update released. Launch Cydia and update GV Mobile to v1.22.2 and you should be all set!
Sean Kovacs’ GV Mobile is no doubt the best native iPhone client available only on Cydia after Apple’s asinine decision to block all Google Voice related apps from the AppStore.

GV Mobile App suffered from some issues after Google Voice changes on the web front end. The two known issues being :

Invalid Credentials Error
Login Info not being saved (requiring username/password each time the app was launched)

Solution …

1600 Error, 3.1, Custom Firmware »

[18 Sep 2009 | 141 Comments | ]

If you get a 1600 or 16xx error while trying to restore to a custom 3.1 firmware for iPhone 2G or 3G, try the following :
Try this first instead of entering DFU mode…for 3G
1)UNPLUG ur iphone and turn off
2)Open itunes
3) hold home as u plug in iphone and keep holding until u see itunes logo on ur iphone
4) then SHIFT+restore and locate the custom ipsw
and there u go! (thanks txccu2000).
If that didn’t work, then try the following :

Try rebooting both iPhone and PC/Mac.
Make sure the iPhone is in DFU mode.
On …

3.1, 3G, Custom Firmware, iPhone 2G 3.1, iPhone 3G 3.1, Unlock 3.1 »

[15 Sep 2009 | 238 Comments | ]

UPDATE : A new version of custom firmware 3.1.2 for iPhone 2G/3G/3GS is now available here!
UPDATE : If you get a 1600 error while trying to restore to a custom firmware here, try this.
iPhone 2G and 3G users can now safely update to 3.1 firmware without updating the baseband (for unlock). If you are not the one to download all the various files and just want the ultimate result, these files are waiting for you to download! If you rather want to start from scratch, download Pwnage 3.1 tool for …

3.1, iTunes 9, jailbreak, unlock »

[9 Sep 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

Apple released 3.1 with not so many feature enhancements. Please refrain from updating either iTunes or iPhone firmware using automatic updates. These will soon be patched for continued jailbreak and unlock support.
If you update, you may permanently lose any chance of unlock (atleast for months!). The following screenshot by Musclenerd of Dev Team fame proves that baseband for iPhone 3.1 can already be preserved. So, sit tight and wait for an updated firmware or better yet, pwnage tool to tailor an ipsw yourselves!

3.0.1, 3G, 3GS, iPhone 3.0.1 »

[31 Jul 2009 | 47 Comments | ]

UPDATE : Since iPhone 3.0.1 is a minor upgrade, it is still jailbreakable and unlockable. Please stay away from 3.1 firmware when released, it can be a disaster otherwise!
All you have to do is :
1) Update your iPhone to 3.0.1 firmware via iTunes
2) Use redsn0w to jailbreak. While using redsn0w – when prompted to choose the firmware, simply choose 3.0 firmware instead of 3.0.1 firmware and it should work just fine! This works with iPhone 2G, 3G and 3GS.
3) Enjoy your iPhone!
As usual, stay away from the update for …