1. jlovette13's Avatar
    i bought a jailbroken 3g under the assumption that it was both unlocked and jail broke. well its only jail broke. it has 3.1.2 on it but the modem firmware is 5.12.01 i need help unlocking it, they guy i bought it from is positive you can unlock it but im not figuring it out. ive used black rain, black snow, everything i can think of. please can someone give me detailed directions to completing the unlock if there is even a way????? ASAP!!!!!!
    03-12-2010 08:56 PM
  2. LVCIFER's Avatar
    At the current time, there is no way to unlock 5.12 baseband. However, within the next update (3.2) which should be released pretty soon, the hackers famous for unlocking the phones claim to already Have a baseband crash exploit. A/k/a, they have a way/hole they can use to create an unlock.

    So while it cannot be unlocked NOW, it WILL be able to be unlocked LATER.

    What it sound like is the guy who you bought it from screwed you. He probably upgraded to 3.1.3, saw that the unlock didn't work, so he downgraded back to 3.1.2, re-jailbroke it, and then got rid of it as fast as he could.

    He "swears" that it can be jailbroken? Frankly, he's full of $h!+.
    03-12-2010 10:55 PM
  3. flyingember's Avatar
    What happens if they update the baseband again?
    03-13-2010 07:06 PM