1. nighthawk's Avatar
    Hi everyone i am going to get a 3g iphone from att and was wondering if i get it jailbroken. will have to get it undone to get updates ? Looking forward to your replay.
    10-01-2008 04:54 PM
  2. Jeremy's Avatar
    Yes, updating the firmware always breaks the jailbreak.
    10-01-2008 05:41 PM
  3. cjvitek's Avatar
    Out of curioisity, when you say it "breaks" the jailbreak, does it "break" the iPhone (you have to go through a restore) or does it just remove the jailbreak (and jailbreak apps) but otherwise leave your iPhone alone?
    10-03-2008 12:20 PM
  4. Jeremy's Avatar
    When you update the firmware it will put the phone back into it's normal state. Just like it would be if you just bought it. Sorry for the confusion.
    10-03-2008 12:22 PM
  5. cjvitek's Avatar
    okay, so then you just "re-jailbreak" it, and you are good to go, right? No restoring from backups, no restoring firmware, etc.

    Now that I have jailbroken, I was concerned about when a firmware update would come out.

    10-03-2008 12:24 PM
  6. Jeremy's Avatar
    Correct, but the only downside is you will have to wait until the proper software is released in order to do that jailbreak. So you might have to use the latest firmware without jailbreaking for a short period of time.
    10-03-2008 12:26 PM