1. keithp318's Avatar
    What exactly is "jailbreaking" your iPhone? I hear about it a lot, but I have no idea what it is. So, what is it?
    03-04-2009 08:55 PM
  2. APPCRITICal's Avatar
    Hi Keith, Jailbreaking is simply editing the iPhones software so you can run 3rd party applications. If you imagine you have bought a computer, the manufacturer have put some software on there that only lets you download programs from their own website. Obviously that would get REALLY annoying, so you would simply find a way to get past that block Thats Jailbreaking.

    The best things you can do with it, are Themes (Winterboard) Multitask (Backgrounder) and things like gameboy emulators etc.

    Very cool stuff.

    Which firmware version are you on? I have uploaded the files required to jailbreak 2.2. They are available here www.marctew.co.uk/Archive.zip
    03-05-2009 05:04 AM
  3. jamesus's Avatar
    03-05-2009 09:47 AM
  4. keithp318's Avatar
    I'm on the newest version 2.2.1 or whatever.
    03-08-2009 05:06 AM
  5. Jeremy's Avatar
    03-08-2009 10:42 AM
  6. keithp318's Avatar
    Hi guys just a little info on me before i get into it... I'm 13 and really smart. I love my iphone 3g, but i want to get more out of it and me and my friends were talking and they dared me (since i would probably like it anyway) to jailbreak my phone. i have everything downloaded and im ready to do it but im not sure... i have until wednesday but i just want to get it done....... Help

    Just so you know if I dont get an answer by tuesday night with a good reason why i should or shouldnt im doing it because ill benifit and get (20 bucks)
    Last edited by keithp318; 03-08-2009 at 01:12 PM.
    03-08-2009 01:09 PM
  7. Jeremy's Avatar
    Check out the stickies on the top of this forum. All the information you need is there already.
    03-08-2009 01:25 PM
  8. keithp318's Avatar
    once i jailbreak can i go back just by clicking restore (just in case something happens)
    03-08-2009 01:35 PM
  9. Jeremy's Avatar
    Restoring to a new iPhone, yes. Please read the sticky threads that I pointed you to in your other thread. You can find answers to all of your questions much faster.
    03-08-2009 01:37 PM
  10. shutter's Avatar
    Just a thought...if your 13 your on your parents plan, if they are the ones footing the bill for your phones and replacements...you might want to get their OK before you void the warranty on your very expensive phone.
    03-08-2009 05:30 PM
  11. keithp318's Avatar
    they dont care
    03-08-2009 06:14 PM
  12. keithp318's Avatar
    I just jailbroke my iphone 3g today. I was just wondering, if there is a new software update and quickpwn, would you have to just download the new software or the quickpwn first. Will this let the jailbroken apps to stay on there for when i download the other. Will it all have to be redownloaded either way or is there a way to prevent this. If so what is it
    03-08-2009 06:26 PM
  13. robdam1001's Avatar
    You'll have to update to the new Apple iphone release via itunes, (2.23 or whatever it will be called once it is released), and then wait for the Dev Team to come out with a revised Quickpwn. Usually a few day's after the official Apple release. Re-jailbreak. Download and install your JB app's again. It's not too difficult.
    03-08-2009 06:40 PM
  14. robdam1001's Avatar
    Void your warranty? How so? Just restore via itunes to get back to factory condition with no trace of JB.

    OP, why do you only have until Wednesday?
    03-08-2009 06:42 PM
  15. robdam1001's Avatar
    Too many threads with the same questions! ARGH!!!!!!!! LOL!
    03-08-2009 06:43 PM
  16. keithp318's Avatar
    Void your warranty? How so? Just restore via itunes to get back to factory condition with no trace of JB.

    OP, why do you only have until Wednesday?
    that was the dare
    I did it. I love it. I never got a warranty anyway. They wouldny give me one in the AT&T store
    03-08-2009 07:03 PM
  17. shutter's Avatar
    Void your warranty? How so? Just restore via itunes to get back to factory condition with no trace of JB.

    OP, why do you only have until Wednesday?
    The fact that you can, in most cases, restore the phone and leave few traces, does not change the fact that you are technically voiding your warranty. I can assure you, if my child were to jailbreak an iPhone I bought for them without my permission...they would be very sorry. My point wasn't the voiding of the warranty, it was consent from the people paying the bills
    03-08-2009 08:06 PM
  18. keithp318's Avatar
    ok my parents know stop with that
    03-08-2009 08:28 PM
  19. Jeremy's Avatar
    I merged all of your threads together since, like I said earlier, all of your questions have already been answered. Please search next time before starting another thread.
    03-08-2009 09:33 PM