GeoHot’s iPhone 3GS Unlock

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

GeoHot, the developer who brought us the purplera1n jailbreak, has released his iPhone 3GS unlock, purplesn0w. Below is what he has to say about purplesn0w and instructions on how to install it. You can view the original post HERE. This unlock is said to fix Wi-Fi, Battery and Unlock failing issues experienced with the ultrasn0w unlock.

Note: This unlock is different than the unlock released by the Dev-Team (ultrasn0w). [Read more…]

Dev-Team Update

##ICON_NAME## The Dev-Team has updated their website with info about the newest versions of ultrasn0w (unlock) and redsn0w (jailbreak). Below is a snippet of the info…you can get the full article HERE. [Read more…]

Ultrasn0w 0.8 – iPhone 3GS Compatible Unlock

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

##ICON_NAME## There is an update to ultrasn0w, iPhone software unlock, to version 0.8. This version of ultrasn0w is said to work on the iPhone 3GS according to MuscleNerd, a Dev-Team member.

Things to Note:
    • “Ultrasn0W 0.8 (incl. 3GS support) (see Cydia).”
    • “ultrasn0w is now 3GS friendly! First cross-platform carrier unlock, thanks partly to Apple :) Repo details at”
    • “The main 3GS ultrasn0w glitch on hacktivated devices is: need to do Settings->General->Reset->Reset Network settings once.”
    • “If ultrasn0w already works for you, 0.8 won’t add anything new. This 0.8 is mostly for 3GS users or 3G outliers.”!–more–>

That means that the iPhone 3GS is now unlockable. All you need to do is go into Cydia and install ultrasn0w 0.8. If you are on a hacktivated device make sure you follow the instructions above.

Dev Team Video Demo of iPhone 3G Soft-Unlock

Dev TeamBelow is a Video demo from MuscleNerd from the DevTeam. It shows his iPhone 3G sim locked and then shows the iPhone being unlocked via a soft-unlock which they are calling yellowsn0w..check it out below. There is no information on when this will be available for the rest of us The unlock will be released New Year’s Eve! We will keep an eye on the Dev Team’s website.

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