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    StevenJ_AK's Avatar
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    Default Iphone Serial Number

    Hey all, 1st post here, just jumped over to the Iphone (again, had them a while back in 07) from BB. I have been reading up on these forums a lot and im still just a little confused on my iphones serial Number.

    I JB my iphone 3gs but was having issues. Basically after JB i had two completely random restarts of the phone, both times i was no where near a computer to re-tether and JB. That was MY iphone, a 16gb 3gS black. Serial number 83951, meaning i think it was year 2009 week 51, so it was the new bootrom.

    Now heres the question, my wifes, white 16gb 3gS has a serial of 88001 but that makes no sense to me for some reason. Is this phone the OLD bootrom to where i could trade her phones, and then JB and i would be able to turn the phone off and it would have zero issues? unlike mine which had to be re tethered every time!

    Any help greatly apreciated, thanks all.

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    LVCIFER's Avatar
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    I believe from the serial numberthat hour wife's iPhone was manufactured in week 01 of 2010. But I could be wrong... Does that make sense to you? Is that approximately when you purchased it, or a little after?

    If that's the case, you'll both have tethered jailbreaks.
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    Since your wife's SN is 88 and yours is 83 I would have to say I'm with LVCIFER on this and your wife's is probably newer. You could always just JB hers and see what happens when you reboot.

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