1. chulito205's Avatar
    Ive had my phone since it came out so i was wondering should i do it?
    08-25-2009 07:26 PM
  2. brahzilla's Avatar
    yes you should, now shut up and go do it
    08-26-2009 02:36 AM
  3. Alli's Avatar
    I did it last weekend. Very easy process, adds some very cool functionality. TheSimulcast.com is doing a special show on jailbreak this Thursday. You might want to catch it live.
    08-26-2009 05:58 AM
  4. vang0341's Avatar
    It certainly is up to you, I was in the same spot as you when I purchased my iphone. After I learned that thru jailbreaking, you can do cool stuff like this on your phone, incoming calls plays individually set videos on your iphone, listen to pandora music at the same time surfing the internet, wonderful nice looking themes that doesn't make your iphone look bored and dead, and lots of wonderful stuff that apple should of have included on the iphone, That was when I knew what I should of have done in the first place.
    08-26-2009 10:57 AM
  5. jhamilton3's Avatar
    I jailbroke my 3G and 3GS .. it was a much better experience on my 3GS because of the speed, and better battery life while being jailbroken. Definitely worth it with the levels of customization you can do.
    08-26-2009 01:48 PM
  6. VagrantHarmonist's Avatar
    Defintiely worth it! Backgrounder alone is worth it!
    08-26-2009 02:42 PM
  7. blazin-asian's Avatar
    do it! unlock the full potential of your new toy =)
    08-26-2009 03:29 PM
  8. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Defintiely worth it! Backgrounder alone is worth it!
    Yup. That's the main reason why I jailbroke my 3GS within two hours of
    buying the phone on Monday.

    I see absolutely no downside to jailbreaking.
    08-26-2009 03:48 PM
  9. fridayxiii's Avatar
    Another vote here for jailbreaking. I kept my 3GS stock for a few weeks, hmm'ing & haw'ing over the JB. After doing it I can't go back to total stock. SBSettings, themes via Winterboard, Backgrounder, Categories, the list goes on. Redsn0w was a snap.

    Once 3.0.1 comes out I'll wait to update until a JB comes out.

    Be not afraid.
    08-26-2009 04:10 PM
  10. chulito205's Avatar
    the onley problem is i already had updated to 3.0.1 wat can i do? im new to dis can someone put up a link that could help me?
    08-26-2009 07:51 PM
  11. nextjeter2's Avatar
    You can jailbreak 3.0.1 using redsnow when choosing ispw choose 3.0 it will work fine
    08-26-2009 09:11 PM
  12. martcal's Avatar
    Defintiely worth it! Backgrounder alone is worth it!
    I just installed Backgrounder and when Ive enabled an App to work in the background I cant switch it off because when i hold down the Home button all I get is the Voice Control application coming up, can anyone help me?

    08-27-2009 02:13 PM
  13. nextjeter2's Avatar
    Don't hold the button down that long soon as you see the bakground enabled let go and voice control won't show up
    08-27-2009 04:09 PM
  14. fridayxiii's Avatar
    @martcal: also, bring up the app you have running in the background, then depress the Home button. You should get a message "backgrounder disabled" (or something to that effect).

    Plus, I gotta correct my post on p.1: I meant to say that when 3.1 comes out I'll wait for the JB before updating. Had a harsh time trying to type - and think - yesterday. Sheesh...
    08-27-2009 04:29 PM
  15. RottenApple's Avatar
    My jailbroken 3GS is freakin awesome. Jailbreakin slows up the regular 3G a little bit, but on the 3GS, everything is almost flawless.
    08-27-2009 05:13 PM
  16. Gattaca's Avatar
    I have a friend who works for AT&T, and he says if you to bring in your phone for servicing or for warranty exchange, Apple can tell that you've jailbroken your phone. Can anyone confirm this?
    08-28-2009 11:48 PM
  17. nextjeter2's Avatar
    If you restore it as new they cannot and if they asked why it is restoered tell them you called and they told u to try a restore
    08-29-2009 08:17 AM
  18. Alli's Avatar
    Any company, any carrier, any phone, any country...the first thing tech support suggests is that you do a restore.
    08-29-2009 09:53 AM
  19. Unlocked iPhones's Avatar
    Sure, there are risks involved in jailbreaking or unlocking you iPhone, but you're on the right path by seeking advice in communities such as TiPB.

    You may be "on your own" as far as "official" support from Apple goes if you do attempt it, but the reality is that if you carefully research the different unlocking and/or jailbreaking methods, you should be ok. Always prepare for the worst and work for the best.

    UI Guru
    08-30-2009 06:49 PM
  20. smileyboy's Avatar
    I just jailbroke my iPhone 3GS again. I love what 3G Unristrictor does for me (Slingplayer and Skype are now available on 3G) and Backgrounder ( lets me use apps in the background).

    Go for it. Those apps alone are worth it. IMHO.
    08-30-2009 11:33 PM