How to Tether iPhone OS 3.1.2

With the  BlackSn0w unlock for iPhone 3GS and 3G now it’s possible to enable Tethering on iPhone OS 3.1.2.

Before the release of BlackSn0w unlock, we wrote a hack on how to enable tethering on iPhone OS 3.1.2 which comprises a few tricky steps. But this iPhone tethering guide is pretty easy and straight forward.

In order to tether iPhone OS 3.1.2 simply follow the instructions below.

NOTE: iPhone 3.1.2 Tethering Guide is for Blackra1n and BlackSn0w users only. Rest of the users may follow the previous guide:

How to Enable Tethering on iPhone OS 3.1.2

How to Tether iPhone OS 3.1.2

Step 1

First of all make sure you’ve unlock your iPhone using BlackSnow. Use this guide to unlock iPhone OS 3.1.2 with BlackSnow:

How to Unlock iPhone 3GS, 3G OS 3.1.2 Baseband 05.11.07 Using BlackSn0w

Step 2

From your iPhone, Open the Safari browser and navigate to:
http://m.peacefulinsanity.com/Tether.mobileconfig

and hit the install button and confirm. This will install the custom IPCC file.

Step 3

Reboot your iPhone.

Step 4

Go to:
Settings > General > Network > Internet Tethering
and turn it ON.

All Done!

Now you should be able to tether iPhone OS 3.1.2 via USB and Bluetooth.

30 comments… add one
Nikki November 13, 2009, 7:26 am

I can’t find tethering under settings.

taha November 14, 2009, 9:14 am

hi..i have a factory unlocked iphone 3G 3.1.2, which is jailbroken..will this tethering work

iPhoneHeat November 14, 2009, 6:34 pm

yes it should

2WhlMedic November 14, 2009, 9:39 pm

I recently jailbroke my iPhone 3GS with blackra1n but did not unlock it at the time. I of course deleted blackra1n once the process was complete. I would now like to use this hack for tethering but I did not unlock the phone when I jailbroke it. Is it possible to unlock it now? I tried the hack without unlocking but it didn’t work.

iPhoneHeat November 15, 2009, 12:01 am

you can download blacksn0w from Cydia by adding blackra1n repo

sadek November 17, 2009, 4:44 am

Does it work if I’m not on AT&T?

ultranoob to iPhone November 21, 2009, 1:54 pm

worked like a charm first try, thank you very much.

hwks November 22, 2009, 11:20 pm

Hi ultranoob,
Were you able to access the link http://m.peacefulinsanity.com/Tether.mobileconfig.

It doesn’t seem to be working for me. Any thoughts guys?

Thanks

ultranoob to iPhone December 4, 2009, 1:17 pm

yes, I just launced safari from my phone and punched in the link and it took me to the app. No problems.

masdersdf December 2, 2009, 4:22 am

Im with att will there be an additional charge with this hack or be included in data.

iPhoneHeat December 2, 2009, 1:07 pm

no idea about AT&T.. sorry

nap28 December 15, 2009, 9:26 pm

wat is tethering??

ramz December 18, 2009, 1:24 am

vatz xzctly tetherd vat does it do? can v use internet 4rm r pc through usb?

iPhoneHeat December 18, 2009, 9:55 pm

you can use mobile internet connection on your PC via USB/Bluetooth connection

shosho January 10, 2010, 3:06 am

hi my ipnone is from the new genratin i did 3gs 3.1.2 unlock officel and jelbroken
i did all the step bellow but it didnt worke

shosho January 10, 2010, 3:10 am

hi, i got iphone 3gs. the official unlocked one, jellbroken v3.1.2 and i did all the steps below but didnt work with me..can somebody help me please?

Chunky_soup07 January 13, 2010, 12:41 am

I was wondering if I would have to put an additional tethering package on my service plan or does this work with just the iPhone data plan ?

shosho January 13, 2010, 8:50 pm

hi
i think its with data plan

cephalopod January 18, 2010, 11:19 pm

This is AT&T only… how about other provider profiles please?

tamskate January 22, 2010, 11:52 pm

having trouble connecting to the server m.peacefulinsanity.com/tether.mobileconfig it is saying can not connect is the server down for some reason

rickf January 24, 2010, 11:06 am

here is a link to a copy of the m.peacefulinsanity.com file… http://appleguru.org/Tether_w1kedZ.mobileconfig . Just tested that it works on an iPhone 3G 3.1.2

ren February 5, 2010, 7:41 pm

It works.

Denis June 15, 2010, 3:34 am

i have a problem…because i can’t use my wifi it is broken…i need another aproach how to enable iphone tethering
i have an iphone it isn’t unlocked or jailbroken…
can you help me?

iPhoneHeat June 15, 2010, 6:10 pm

do u depend on unlock? or using official carrier?

daveman July 12, 2010, 9:06 am

can you unlock a 4g iphone yet?

iPhoneHeat July 13, 2010, 12:34 am

nope.. hopefully soon

sameon October 10, 2010, 4:26 pm

will this work with 2g iphone?

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