Unlock iOS 4.0 05.13.04 Baseband with UltraSn0w 0.93

Dev-Team has just released UltraSn0w unlock for iOS 4.0 baseband 05.13.04 on iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G. It means you can unlock iOS 4 05.13.04 baseband with Ultrasn0w. In this guide you’ll learn how to unlock baseband 05.13.04 using UltraSn0w.

IMPORTANT:

  • UltraSn0w 0.93 can unlock baseband 04.26.08, baseband 05.11.07, baseband 05.12.01 and latest baseband 05.13.04.How to: check your iPhone Baseband
  • Can unlock firmware iOS 4.0, 3.1.3, 3.1.2, 3.1, 3.0
  • iPhone 3GS & iPod Touch 3G owners (especially if you used Spirit for your first JB) should stay away from iOS4 for now
  • Your iPhone must be jailbroken. All jailbreak Guides are linked below

Disclaimer: This guide is for educational and informational purposes only. Use it at your own risk. we cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong.

Let’s unlock iOS 4.0 05.13.04 baseband on iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 3G.

Unlock iOS 4.0 05.13.04 Baseband with UltraSn0w 0.93

T-Mobile USA users please disable 3G network first.

  • Open the Cydia.
  • Go to manage Tab at bottom.
  • Hit the big Sources button.

ultrasn0w unlock 0.93

  • Hit the Edit button on Top-Right
  • Then Hit the Add button on Top-Left
  • Then Enter the following URL: http://repo666.ultrasn0w.com and hit the Add Source button.

ultrasn0w unlock 0.93

  • Once the Source is added to the Cydia, hit the big return to Cydia button at bottom of the screen and then Done button.
  • Go to Search tab and search for ultrasn0w and install it.

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Installing UltraSn0w 0.93 will unlock iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G running iOS 4.0 with baseband 04.26.08 to 05.13.04. Once the installation is completed, reboot your iPhone.

Voila! You have unlocked your iPhone 3GS, 3G baseband 05.13.04 and can use SIM from any carrier now.

Jailbreak iOS 4.0

Jailbreak Tools are being Updated for iOS 4.0 final release. All jailbreak guides for iOS 4.0 firmware for all iPhones and iPod Touches will be posted here:

How to: Jailbreak iOS 4.0

Update 1: iPhone 4 Jailbreak is almost ready.

Update 2: iPhone 4 Unlock in works now.

Update 3:

UltraSn0w 1.0-1 is OUT now.
How to: Unlock iPhone 4 Baseband 01.59.00 with UltraSn0w 1.0-1
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210 comments… add one
???? June 22, 2010, 1:08 am

it is really interesting without jailbreaking how you use cydia ?

elliotx June 22, 2010, 1:20 am

THANKS A LOT YOU MADE MY DAY!!!!!!!:D

Fpuravida July 12, 2010, 8:09 pm

Thank you for your help. After spending so much time looking to the best results this was excellent.

el-eckz June 22, 2010, 1:37 am

the redsn0w jailbreak is not compatable with the new release of the official ios 4.0 because its different even thought it has the same name. the new one is more stable and smooth. if you jailbreak using beta2 redsn0w you’ll experience the same slowness and lag you felt in gold master so be careful and i hope the dev team updates their jailbreak

gonledesma June 22, 2010, 2:12 am

Thank you very much!!! It works perfect!!! Thanks for everyone who made this possible!

don musa June 22, 2010, 4:17 am

Thanks amillion
end of long 6 months wait.
regards

Max June 22, 2010, 5:51 am

THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AMAZING REALLY AMAZING MAN

elizaberry June 22, 2010, 7:01 am

I’ve successfully jailbroken my iPhone 3G (running 3.1.3 firmware with baseband 5.12.01, but this is the guide it linked me to) but I want to use it on TMobile USA, therefore needing to unlock it – when I open Cydia it tells me that there are essential components that I need updated, but when I agree to update it gives me an error that says
“http://apt.saurik.com NetDB: Open nodename nor servname provided, or not known”.
It gives me what seems like dozens of these error messages. In addition, when I follow this guide and add “http://repo666.ultrasn0w.com” as a source, it says:
“Did not Find Repository
The indicted repository could not be found. This could be because you are trying to add a legacy Installer repository (these are not supported). Also, this interface is only capable of working with exact repository URLs. If you host a repository and are having issues please contact the author of Cydia with an questions you have.”

Abhi_del June 22, 2010, 7:29 am

Thanks a ton… you just made my day!!! Was successful in unlocking my iphone πŸ™‚

Bluebyu June 22, 2010, 7:51 am

Thank you guys yall are the best !!!!!!!
Hackers for life!!!!!!!

chrystanto@gmail.com June 22, 2010, 9:33 am

great,
thanks very much
a just bought a locked phone and now i can use it
thanks a lot :))

Ganesh June 22, 2010, 11:06 am

Really Thanks alot………………..!

And its only possible & capable for “Dev-Team” & my special thanks to one & all who has developed it…………..

Once again Thanks alot….

Xaniar June 22, 2010, 12:19 pm

First I jailbroke my phone but later when I attempt to install Ultrasnow it shows a Note, “The requested modifications cannot be applied due to required dependencies or conflicts that cannot be automatically found or fixed” πŸ™
HELPPPPPPPPPPPP

brens9001 June 22, 2010, 1:33 pm

you guys are the best welcome back my 3g i missed it a lotttt you guys are greattttttt!!!!!!!

anonymous June 22, 2010, 6:47 pm

my iphone was locked for 4 months. now i can use it back… thank you guys!!

deepdj June 22, 2010, 6:52 pm

Great work !! I had unlocked my iphone 3GS 3.1.3 with baseband 5.12.01 and bootloader 6.04 successfully..

Thanks a lot !!

zumaricale June 22, 2010, 10:30 pm

essssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss you are the best!!!!!!!!! i love you guis!!! Thanks a lot!!!

Hil June 23, 2010, 4:07 am

I have a iPhone3GS 05.12.01 here and stuck with connect to iTunes, no SIM card installed, and emergency call. How can I activate it?

Ultrasnow is in cydia, but how can I install cydia if my iPhone is not activated. I am using Windows OS.

mp noon June 23, 2010, 6:43 am

What can I do if I jailbreak my iphone 3gs(old bootroom, and baseband 5.12.01) by spirit at the first time?

Leena June 23, 2010, 12:20 pm

THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!

I’ve successfully jailbreak my iphone after months of not being able not to use it and practically be an iTouch but NOW FINALLY its back and running!

THANK YOU!

13hawk June 23, 2010, 3:12 pm

I have 3gs locked, jail broken using spirit, running 3.1.3 baseband 5.12.01 … using cydia to add source (repo), but bounce back with this error:
http://repo666.ultrasn0w.com
HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden
Sub-process/bin/bzip2 returned an error code (2)

What am I doing wrong, or what should i do … ur help is vety much appreciated … thanks

LT June 24, 2010, 1:56 pm

Hi, guys! I am from Moldova, Republic of. I bought my iphone from ebay, USA, with AT&T Carrier, 05.12.01 baseband, 3.1.3 firmware…I want to unlock it, but i do not have in menu Cydia…could you help me please? i also do not have the sim from AT&T…Thank you!

LT June 24, 2010, 8:36 pm

I did it! it was pretty simple! i have 3gs, 3.1.3 05.12.01 baseband!!! thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!

lone wolf June 25, 2010, 10:07 am

Hi guys..i have a 3GS and it has the official IOS 4 ..and i just bought it and i dont know if it was JailBroken Before or not..is it safe to to jailBrake it and HOW!!!
thanks for the help

iPhoneHeat June 25, 2010, 10:29 am

Not possible unless you’ve SHSH blobs saved for an older firmware

lone wolf June 25, 2010, 10:41 am

guys thanks for the fast reply..but im little noob in this thing..what is the shsh blob..and where i can get it…
thanks in advance

neeth June 26, 2010, 9:07 pm

i can say millions of thanks for this amazing guide…. thanks a lottt

kaisar June 27, 2010, 2:03 pm

i have jailbroken my iphone 3g using sn0wbreeze v1.6 to IOS 4 (my baseband is still 5.12.1). i have also added the ultrasnow repository to unlock it but it but it always gives me this error mentioned below

Did not find Repository
The indicated repository can not be found. This could be because you are trying to add a legacy installer repository(these are not supported). Also, this interface is only capable of working with exact repository URLs.

what the hell is that?

iPhoneHeat June 28, 2010, 1:17 am

repo666.ultraSn0w.com
plz note that in Sn0w it’s digit >> 0 (zero) not an alphabet

dubai July 5, 2010, 8:49 pm

i have jailbroken my iphone 3g using sn0wbreeze v1.6 to IOS 4 (my baseband is still 5.12.1). i have also added the ultrasnow repository to unlock it but it but it always gives me this error mentioned below
Did not find Repository
The indicated repository can not be found. This could be because you are trying to add a legacy installer repository(these are not supported). Also, this interface is only capable of working with exact repository URLs.

I have installed the exact repo as mentioned above with 0 on sn0w. Kindly advice?

iPhoneHeat July 6, 2010, 12:46 pm

May be the Server is down!
address is: repo666.ultrasn0w.com
sn0w >> it’s 0 (Zero) not o

btw- address should be there by default. Go to changes tab and hit refresh. If it asks for update go for it.
then go to sources and see if the repo is already there

Luke July 21, 2010, 2:29 pm

try and put in the source sinfuliphonerepo.com then find ultrasnow from there maybe it will work.

John July 26, 2010, 12:54 am

This site linked me to ultrasn0w and it worked perfectly. Unlocked and ready to go. Thanks a million!

becks87 June 27, 2010, 7:37 pm

hello,
so i downloaded resn0w 0.95b5-2! and firmware iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore

redsn0w will not recognize the firmware which i downloaded from here http://www.felixbruns.de/iPod/firmware/…. why is that??

thank you for reading and hopefully replying

djanaksayz June 29, 2010, 10:30 am

so i successfully unlocked and jailbroke my fone. im having trouble using my internet outside of wi-fi not to mention i lost mms. are there any available settings? i saw a few videos on youtube but they didnt work

col_bol July 1, 2010, 2:39 am

Have Iphone 3g with 4.0 have jailbroke it and tried ultrasnow – but still showing as no SIM. SIM does work in another unlocked phone. SIM not faulty then, have tried toggling airplane model, reloading and rebooting etc. Any other advice please?

iPhoneHeat July 1, 2010, 9:00 am

reset network settings…
or reinstall UltraSn0w..
make sure SIM in inserted correctly.

col_bol July 5, 2010, 1:05 am

Thanks, tried all those – still no luck. Is there any other software available yet that I can try to unlock other than ultrasn0w?

Cheers

iPhoneHeat July 5, 2010, 1:20 pm

It Works perfectly.. in my last attempt turning Air Plane Mode ON/Off helped me..

Robert July 1, 2010, 6:21 am

Hi everyone, is there any way yo instal ultrasnow without cydia? Maybe trhu the Internet download or somthing,genius out there, do somethin to people without a jailbreak pleasssse, thks

tee July 4, 2010, 6:51 pm

I followed everything…installed ultrasno0w and rebooted but it didnt get unlocked. I jailbroke my iphone using a custom3.1.2 restore that already had cydia in it/ My base band is 5.12.01 iphone 3g. please help me.

iPhoneHeat July 4, 2010, 11:34 pm

turn the 3G off.. reinstall ultraSn0w.. reboot..
try switching air plane Mode ON/Off

tee July 5, 2010, 2:15 pm

it worked.. thanks a million πŸ™‚

esyam July 4, 2010, 10:56 pm

hi, my iphone 3gs mc model stuck in emergency call.
any chance to unlock my phone?how?please…..

alihumayunnno1 July 5, 2010, 8:51 am

i updated to ios4 a week ago and it updated my baseband to 05.13.04….now f0recast shows my phone not unlockable..i have tried ultrasn0w but it wont work..plz help

alihumayunnno1 July 5, 2010, 8:53 am

and btw i have iphone 3g(mb model) with bootloader 5.9

iPhoneHeat July 5, 2010, 1:40 pm

Jailbreak with RedSn0w 0.9.5 b5-5 then Unlock with UltraSn0w (Turn 3G off first).. Reboot..
turn Air Plane Mode ON/Off..
still not working? >> reset network settings

alihumayunno1 July 7, 2010, 1:46 pm

u told me the following:

Jailbreak with RedSn0w 0.9.5 b5-5 then Unlock with UltraSn0w (Turn 3G off first).. Reboot..
turn Air Plane Mode ON/Off..
still not working? >> reset network settings

its not working..anything else i shud try??

alihumayunno1 July 7, 2010, 1:49 pm

after 5-10mins it says no service

Rip_Diggler July 5, 2010, 4:51 pm

Needing help…
I can’t for the life of me get my phone out of ‘No Service’. I have attempted the restore multiple times, jailbroken and installed ultrasn0w about a dozen times now. Everything works fine, I just can’t get service. I have reset network settings, repoped the SIM, Airplane mode, the works…no joy. Reading all other posts, it looks like everyone else had sucess.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. OS 4.0 on 05.13.04

iPhoneHeat July 6, 2010, 12:38 pm

Strange!
Make sure you’re installing UltraSn0w 0.93

Rip_Diggler July 6, 2010, 4:58 pm

Yeah, Ultrasn0w is version 0.93. It’s the only one I can find on Cydia. I have even tried downgrading the baseband back to 04.26.08 but didn’t make an ounce of difference. I have also tried multiple SIMs just in case. The weird thing is I can’t find any info anywhere in the event that Ultrasn0w doesn’t work! πŸ™‚

Amytron July 7, 2010, 8:28 am

I am having exactly the same experience as Rip_Diggler.
Have tried everything mentioned above, and have searched far and wide for a solution. Really hope there is a solution shortly.

mac_rocking July 9, 2010, 12:47 am

yeh me also facing the same problem.right now i wished i wud have not upgraded to 4.0 firmware coz things were smooth at dat time buddies plz find a way out i am really upset and depressed without my iphone…………………………..

Rip_Diggler July 7, 2010, 4:53 pm

I remember ages ago when the Dev Team first came out with an unlock for the iPhone 3G and they posted a survey on what Carrier you had and if the unlock worked, etc. Does anyone know if they are still doing it for the latest Ultrasn0w version? The only details I can find on the next Ultrasn0w release is for iPhone v4. Maybe the assumption is that the 0.93 unlock is pretty much 100% sucessful? It looks like a lot of people have had success. I can’t find too many posts of people who haven’t.

Amytron July 14, 2010, 1:02 am

I have tried everything as mentioned in this thread, and I still have no service. So just to confirm: I’ve uninstalled and reinstalled Ultrasn0w, I’ve tried resetting network setting, I’ve tried putting on airplane mode then back again… everything, as mentioned by Rip_Diggler

I am in Canada, and when I tried a friends SIM (Rogers and Fido), it works, but when I put my SIM in (Telus) it doesn’t work.

Is there anything I’m missing?

iPhoneHeat July 14, 2010, 1:33 am

may be something with that particular carrier. try a third one to confirm

Amytron July 14, 2010, 1:38 am

I did actually try another friends SIM which was Virgin (same as Bell here), and no service.

When my phone was first jailbroken, with old OS and Baseband, it did work with Telus, so it has worked before. But now that I’ve updated, its not working.

I will keep reading and researching in the hope that something can be done, but I’m not very hopeful at this point.

NoService July 6, 2010, 12:25 pm

i followed through the whole instruction and jailbroken with RedSn0w 0.9.5 b5 via this tutorial (http://www.iphoneheat.com/2010/06/jailbreak-iphone-3g-ios-4-redsn0w-0-9-5-bet/)

everything worked smoothly, installed ultrasn0w, and rebooted. after the iphone rebooted, i put in my tmobile SIM card (also using a TurboSIM underneath the tmo SIM card). through the whole process, the SIM card was not inserted until the very end and at the end, i get a NO SERVICE/NO SIM problem even after toggling with airplane mode, and rebooting. 3G has been off the whole time as well before inserting the SIM card. could it be the TurboSIM tray/chip being used?

iPhoneHeat July 6, 2010, 1:02 pm

don’t use the turbo chip..
simply insert the SIM..
+ 3G MUST be disabled before installing ultraSn0w on T-Mobile..
uninstall ultraSn0w..
reboot..
turn 3G off
install ultraSn0w.. reboot
if no signal >> Turn Air Plane Mode On/Off

NoService July 6, 2010, 1:05 pm

thanks a lot! i appreciate the fast response too. πŸ™‚ it was the turbo chip causing the No Service/No SIM.

thanks for the guides as well! will come back for guides in the future. πŸ™‚

asdfghjkl123 July 9, 2010, 2:44 pm

Could someone get back to me ASAP on this :

I jailbroke my iPhone 3GS(previously jb with old bootrom) to 4.0 and i want to unlock it too cause im selling it. When i was jb’ing it i put activate iphone and update baseband but now i get no service with my at&t sim. Is it cause i put “activate iPhone”? Does that only apply to a new iPhone which isnt “activated” aka still on the-connect to-itunes screen?

iPhoneHeat July 9, 2010, 2:48 pm

Install UltraSn0w

asdfghjkl123 July 9, 2010, 7:57 pm

Okay so I did that and got back service but it’s a lot weaker than before and I have “No Service” at times any reason why?

asdfghjkl123 July 9, 2010, 8:43 pm

Nevermind it was just my location, full service now ! Thanks for the quick response. 3G must be off during installment of ultrasn0w and usage of t-mobile but what about if it’s unlocked but with a AT&T sim? Will it affect it if 3G is re-enabled?

iPhoneHeat July 10, 2010, 5:22 pm

you can enable after unlock

asdfghjkl123 July 9, 2010, 2:47 pm

Hey could someone get back to me ASAP on this? :

I jb my iPhone 3GS(previously jb w/ old bootrom) to 4.0. I used expert mode and put “activate iPhone” since i plan on selling it to someone who needs it unlocked. I also put “update baseband” since the new ones are unlockable so might as well. But now i get no service on my at&t sim. Anyway to fix this? Is it cause I put “activate iPhone”? Does this only apply to new iPhones that are stuck on the connect to itunes screen?

ali July 12, 2010, 12:28 pm

hi, after installing Ultrasn0w, i get phone service but not the internet service, it says: Could not activate cellular data network
my plan is att and not registered for iphone, and my iphone is 3g, iOS4.0
help please, it’s been 6 months i cant get internet service with my iphone

iPhoneHeat July 13, 2010, 12:44 am

reset network settings

ali July 13, 2010, 11:48 am

i did, but it did not work:(
thanx for your help though

IchiMaruGin July 12, 2010, 12:42 pm

Hello, so I have jailbroken and unlocked my phone, it works for local sim card switch, but it doesn’t work when i put in my sim card from another country. Is it normal? if it is, how do i unlock so that i can use the sim card from another country?

IchiMaruGin July 12, 2010, 12:56 pm

1

IchiMaruGin July 12, 2010, 12:56 pm

good work

datnoob July 13, 2010, 3:34 pm

Ok I just JB my 3G using redsn0w I installed the source repo666 and once I try to install ultrasn0w the progress bar stops bout halfway through and says repo666.ultrasn0w… then it says posix: operation timed out.

I’ve reset the network settings and restarted the phone and nothing.

Does the new sim have to be in in order to install ultrasn0w??

Any tips or ideas will be greatly appreciated

TIA

iPhoneHeat July 14, 2010, 1:14 am

make sure ultraSn0w installed correctly without any error

Gerard July 13, 2010, 6:41 pm

Works excellent!
Thanks a lot.
You guys are the best!

Alok das July 15, 2010, 12:42 am

Hi,

I have Iphone 3gs, 3.1.3 05.12.01.. Successfully managed to jailbreak.. and install Cydia.
Then updated the Cydia using Wifi.. but when i try to Install Ultrasn0w… its just not working.. I mean.. i cant find Ultrasnow.. in the applications. I did it multiple times.. and yes.. I did take care of Ultrasn”zero”w. But not able to unlock the phone..

The 3G was indeed off.. when I installed Ultrasnow.. Tried using Airplane mode-on off… But just after I switch off the airplane mode.. it says.. Sim failure.. whereas same SIM is working in my unlocked blackberry.

Please guys.. please help. Anybody please reply.

ez July 16, 2010, 12:34 pm

Hi i need help, i have upgrade my iphone from 3.0 to 4.0. I believe it has the old bootrom. Since the upgrade i can’t find cydia apps in the iphone.

Do i need to restore it first? Currently my baseband is 5.13.04. What is the next step? Do i need to jailbreak first or just unlock it?

Thanks in advance for the help.

iPhoneHeat July 16, 2010, 4:50 pm

jailbreak and then unlock..
if it’s 3GS then only way to jailbreak is by downgrading

ez July 18, 2010, 4:00 pm

It’s 3gs so how do i downgrade? Thanks in advance

dilo July 22, 2010, 3:56 pm

i think nothing is helping tried evry thing ,, if ur lucky u get service for 5 mn ,, so i think there is no solution up to now ,, ultrasnow does not work on 3g on 4 firmware ,, so please dont suggest ,, wifi ,,airplane of on ,,, network ,,install correctly or no correctly ,, it just dont work ,, waitting for better solution ,,, thanx .

iPhoneHeat July 22, 2010, 5:36 pm

it’s the best solution out there πŸ™‚ and like majority of the users, it’s working fine for me

dilo July 25, 2010, 7:44 pm

yes maybe πŸ™‚ but i get service for almost 15 mn today so its getting better πŸ™‚ like i said there is no solution up to now ,, i was i many forums and huge number ho have the same problem ,, speciely iphone 3g with modem firmware 05.13.04.so im sorry there is no solution up to now πŸ˜‰

vd July 26, 2010, 8:49 am

I get this message when I try to add http://repo666.ultraSn0w.com as a source to Cydia

Did not find Repository
The indicated repository can not be found. This could be because you are trying to add a legacy installer repository(these are not supported). Also, this interface is only capable of working with exact repository URLs.

has the url changed? pls help !

iPhoneHeat July 26, 2010, 6:12 pm

you can replace .com with .org if that one is down

vd July 27, 2010, 4:52 am

thanksssssssssssssssssss a looooooooooooot guys..
u ppl r awesome ….. really appreciate all your help ..
I got my phone unlocked …

.com worked in d morning, seems the server was down when I tried in the night..

again thanks a ton !!!
–VD

mattsielsky July 27, 2010, 6:07 pm

My Cydia is locked up, so I cant access it to open the sources. How can I successfully reload cydia?

Malikh45 July 28, 2010, 8:47 pm

hi, iam from dubai when i was unlock with repo666.ultrasn0w.com it show it has been forbidden
bcz this has been blocked in uae so, how can i unlock my phone??

iPhoneHeat July 29, 2010, 12:17 am

try .org in place of .com

razor July 28, 2010, 9:20 pm

hi,
i have iphone 3gs with 3.1.3 firmware with 5.12.01..
i want instal ios 4… can i unlock it?
please tell me…!

skhwaja August 4, 2010, 4:48 am

Yes U can go to cydia findout UltraSn0w and Installing UltraSn0w 0.93 will unlock iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G running iOS 4.0 with baseband 04.26.08 to 05.13.04. Once the installation is completed, reboot your iPhone.

jflaire21 August 3, 2010, 9:48 am

i jailbreak and unlock my iphone 3GS 4.0.1 but why its still saying different sim card detected?? please help me πŸ™ then after i go to itunes as it said its still saying the sim card not supported please help me thanks for advance

iPhoneHeat August 3, 2010, 7:08 pm

reinstall ultraSn0w 0.93

jflaire21 August 3, 2010, 8:32 pm

i did already reinstalled the ultrasn0w then reboot it and after that i inserted my sim and its still got the same.. ” different SIM detected”just slide for emergency again. but i notice i seeing the cellular name and its signal bars, by the way im from philippines.i dont think if thats the cause

max August 5, 2010, 8:51 pm

I have exactly same problem. And I cannot do anything without original sim car. The screen just locked. Can any1 help us out, plz?

dave August 6, 2010, 7:06 am

Hi,

I’ve been experiencing the same problem and been restoring my iPhone for more than 5 times now, still seeing the message. Following the iPhone Activation Without Original SIM Guide doesn’t apply to all iPhones, and I dunno why, but now I get my phone working well. See below.

Use redsn0w from iPhone dev team.
1. Restore your iPhone to 4.0.1 from iTunes.
2. Use redsn0w by pointing to the fw 4.0, not 4.0.1 (this will hactivate your iPhone) then you don’t need to activate from iTunes anymore. So you need to have both fw 4.0 and fw 4.0.1 in place to do.
3. Go to Cydia, let it update the necessaries. Sometimes, it’s a must to update things before you can do other things. Reboot, if required.
*** If you’re on T-Mobile USA, disable 3G.
4. Go to Cydia again, add repo666.ultrasn0w.com, install ultrasn0w, reboot. This will allow you to use any carrier SIM. Bravo!!!

hope this helps you and others as well who experience “different SIM detected please connect to iTunes….”

Dave
From Cambodia
iPhone 3G 8GB, FW 4.0.1; iTunes 9.2; Redsn0w_win_0.9.5b5-5.

pravin September 9, 2010, 11:43 am

BRO’ NO SIGNAL (ll gt it some times bt eventually drop downs)… guess its a big issue nw .. from past 10 days i hav tried all da possible ways bt till nw no luck.. by da way mine iz 3G 16GB 05.13.04 ssh saved in cydia for 4.0-4.1 jailbroken wit REDSNOW & ULTRASNOW.>>> PLZZZZZZZZZ HELP
cl.pravin@gmail.com
Le_pape@rediffmail.com

i hav jailbroken da same phone many times it wz wrkn like charm wit all da sims bt nw……….!!!!??? and now ultrasn0w 9.3 iz not available nw its ultrasn0w 1.1-1 iz tht da problem ..if s… hw can i gt bk ultrasn0w 9.3 on cydia …???

iPhoneHeat September 9, 2010, 12:39 pm

install the updated ultrasn0w

pravin September 9, 2010, 4:37 pm

u mean ultrasn0w 1.1-1 …. no bro i guess tht iz da source of ma problem … ya did every thing startn frm re installing ultrasn0w , re jailbreaking , unlocking… even checked hard ware cable inside .. bt no use..

Waqas August 3, 2010, 10:56 pm

I have 3gs newbotroom. I want to upgrade to 4.0. And then jailbreak it and also unlock. Kindly guide me how should I activate my sim. As iam in Pakistan and don’t know where to buy phonebook simcard. Ur help needed iphoneheat. Regards

lili581 August 4, 2010, 12:26 am

Hi,
I had upgraded my iPhone 3G when iOS4 came out. I have since gone back to 3.1.3 (7E18) since the phone had became so slow it was unusable. After the downgrade, the baseband version remains 05.13.04. Does it mean that I am stuck in limbo and must upgrade again to iOS4 if I want to jailbreak and unlock my iPhone? All the solutions I read about refer to iOS4-05.13.04 or 3.1.3-5.12.01.
Thanks in advance for any advice.

MIKE August 14, 2010, 5:21 pm

U CAN JAILBREAK IT WITH BLACKRAIN AND UNLOCK IT WITH ULTRA SNOW

delguini August 4, 2010, 8:40 am

Hi, I have an iphone 32gb 3gs 4.0.1 with bootrom 5.13.04 locked to rogers but just jailbroke it with http://www.jailbreakme.com

unfortunately, the ultrasn0w unlock will not work. it says new sim, connect to itunes over and over.

i tried installing and re-installing many times with no luck.

could anyone please help?

thank you!

catherine August 4, 2010, 8:59 am

i’d upgrade my iphone 3g to 4.0.1…but itunes can’t activate my phone…help!!!

tony August 4, 2010, 11:00 am

thanks so much
i have iphone 32gb 3gs 8A306 05.13.04
jail break + unlock yesssssssss

Brett August 7, 2010, 9:21 pm

Works great!! Very easy. Thanks, my iPhone is now working on T-Mobile!! Yeah!!

Eliyaim August 8, 2010, 10:58 pm

OMG!! after days…no, no, no…MONTHS of searching how to have my beautiful piece of equipment to work as it did, I find this…and I must say…IT WORKS!!! Thank you so much, whoever you are and keep doing whatever it is you are doing!

pavan kumar August 13, 2010, 8:05 pm

i have iphone 3gs 32gb and i have unlocked it with ios 4.o thanks to devteam!!!
now it works will…..

yaha August 14, 2010, 9:20 pm

I had my iphone 3gs 4.0 baseband 05.13.04 jail breaked couples of weeks ago but dont have cedia installed? what to do? Please help???

deeshiznitz August 18, 2010, 4:14 pm

would like to say a big thank you as i was trying for days to jailbreak and unlock my 3gs 4.0 05.13.04 and finally have thanks to jailbreakme and ultrasnow. and it was pretty easy to thankyou

chavanprash August 19, 2010, 5:22 pm

my 3g device after being upgraded to 4.0.1 and restored with 4.0 , while opening cydia shows ” this device has a pending TSS request , tried reloading cydia , does not hlp , while unlocking with ultrasn0w shows ” did not find repository ”
HELPPPPPPPPPPPPP

ak111 August 20, 2010, 7:30 am

Did anyone notice that after JB with jaibreakme and unlocking when a call is coming in on iphone it freezes?…please someone reply to me i need this solved and rectified thanks

ak111 August 21, 2010, 12:15 pm

How do i get pushfix to work on my iphone 4.0.1 for yahoo messenger i have done almost everything possible but still doesnt work ???

alikhi August 22, 2010, 3:10 am

can i unlock iphone 3gs MC model , running on bootloader 6.4 ??

revival1886 August 27, 2010, 5:09 pm

My iphone is a 3gs 32gb and it was unlocked, but since i updated with iOS 4, just doesnt work it only appears the itunes logo and the cable image. What can i do? please help!
I try with several software (ziphone,redsn0w_win_0.9.5b5-5, etc.) and it seems to not work.
I swear that the people who help to unlocked it again i will give money $$$$
Link to reference the problem:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpvQZeKyQJU

LoneWolf August 28, 2010, 11:35 pm

revivial…your are stuck on the apple logo and the cable…do this
search and install LIBUSB-WIN32 application
if you have vista or 7 then before you install
right click on the application ..select properties.select compatibility..then select compatible mode with XP
then install the program
after that download
IREB 3.1.2 open it..you will see button called fix loop mode..click it..then confirm that you have the libusb..then choose your device and click the correspondent button and viola..Ur done

revival1886 August 29, 2010, 3:51 pm

My iphone is a 3gs 32gb and it was unlocked, but since i updated with iOS 4, just doesnt work it only appears the itunes logo and the cable image. What can i do? please help!
I try with several software (ziphone,redsn0w_win_0.9.5b5-5, etc.) and it seems to not work.
Link to reference the problem:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpvQZeKyQJU

Please Help me!!!

veryounique September 3, 2010, 1:13 pm

Can the following iPhone be UNLOCKED + JAILBROKEN…and….HOW? Thank you! πŸ™‚
3GS
4.0.2 (8A400)
fido 7.0
MC148C
05.13.04

veryounique September 3, 2010, 1:23 pm

I forgot to mention that the bootloader is 6.4, Thnx again! πŸ™‚

Kari27 September 5, 2010, 2:30 am

My 3gs iphone is still on the 3.1.3 version with the 5.12.1 firmware. Can I update it to the 4.0 version now? And still have it be unlocked, or do i have to download the new unlock for the 4.0 system- is it even out yet?

vivoniv September 8, 2010, 5:21 am

Hi everyone, got my 3GS 16G off ebay, it says jailbroken and unlocked but when I got it I still couldnt use my sim card(from another country).
Instead of getting a Phone Book sim card and unlock it, I used an inactive sim card (a sim card that hasnt been used for a very long time, or a brand new sim card that hasn’t been activated, you can check it when you insert it to a normal phone it says inactive sim etc).
So I put the inactive sim card in, installed ultrasn0w using Cydia, wait patiently for it to finish. Then only i reboot it. (Note: I turned off my 3G)
So when my phone restarted itself, the inactive sim card was still in there and the screen says ” Waiting for activation. This may take some times”. So I waited for like 15 minutes. Switched off my phone. Took the sim card out, and put my own sim card in (the one that you wanna use). When I switched on my phone again, it says ” Phone activated”.

SUCCESS!

Hope that helped. Cheers everyone!
-Australia

1gr8dane September 9, 2010, 4:10 pm

I just followed the instructions above and unlocked my 3G running baseband 05.13.04 and IOS 4.0.2.

I first had tried a jailbreak with redsn0w, which seemed to work, but was unable to activate the carrier. Thus no phone.

But now it works.

Manuelito September 11, 2010, 2:11 am

My iPhone is 3gs 8gb MC Model. Is jailbroken! but i can’t unlock! I try unlock with ultrasn0w but i can’t!!! Please Help!!!

razor September 17, 2010, 6:33 pm

Is spirit is out for ios 4!?

hyperkazu September 23, 2010, 2:07 am

can anybody help me? i’ve got an iphone 3G 3.1.3 with 05.12.01from vodafone UK. I jailbreak it with spirit but after that when i try to install ultrasnow it always says repository problem. can anybody help me with these? by the way this iphone is never been unlocked. thanks and cheers.

Riz October 7, 2010, 2:10 am

This site was very helpful. I got a lot of stuff done, but I still cant use my tmobile sim.
I have a iphone3g, 8gb. It has ios4.1 on it. I followed all the instructions on jailbreaking it. In the end when i restored it with itunes, it gave me a error message that it was unable to restore. But the fone is jailbroken, because when i took it out of dfu, it had cydia and other apps that it didnt have before. Now i tried unlocking it, and i followed the instructions, i went to cydia and installed ultrasnow. it installed correctly , but when i put my sim, it says no service, even after i turned 3g back on.
Can someone help me?
Thanks

naviator October 21, 2010, 3:11 pm

how to downgrade baseband from 05.14.02 to 05.13.04

iPhoneHeat October 21, 2010, 11:48 pm

not possible

Shawki October 23, 2010, 11:51 pm

I have iphone 3gs new bootrom and i did all the steps that are required for 3gs new bootrom, and im pretty sure that i did them correctly. However, when i try to choose the IPSW file that sn0wbreeze created for me, itunes tell me: The iphone “iPhone” couldn’t be restored. An unknown error occured (1600).

SG October 28, 2010, 9:13 pm

After I updated the firmware on my phone a couple months ago I thought I was screwed, but it worked perfectly! Thanks!

Hernan November 10, 2010, 5:23 am

HI, I HAVE AN IPHONE 3G
I BOUGHT IT UNLOCKED AND IT WAS RUNNING PERFECTLY WELL UNTIL I MADE A HUGE MISTAKE AND UPDATED IT WITH ITUNES.
VERSION 4.1
MODEM FIRMWARE 05.14.02
I TRY TO JAILBREAK IT AGAIN BUT WHEN I WANT TO ENTER THE REDSN0W URL A MESSAGE READ “DID NOT FIND REPOSITORY”
ALSO, IM GETTING WIFI SIGNAL BUT I CAN GET INTERNET.
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME PLEASE?
THANKS

Hernan November 10, 2010, 5:25 am

HI EVERYONE, I HAVE AN IPHONE 3G
I BOUGHT IT UNLOCKED AND IT WAS RUNNING PERFECTLY WELL USING T-MOBILE UNTIL I MADE A HUGE MISTAKE AND UPDATED IT WITH ITUNES.
VERSION 4.1
MODEM FIRMWARE 05.14.02
I TRY TO JAILBREAK IT AGAIN BUT WHEN I WANT TO ENTER THE REDSN0W URL A MESSAGE READ “DID NOT FIND REPOSITORY”
ALSO, IM GETTING WIFI SIGNAL BUT I CAN GET INTERNET.
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME PLEASE?
THANKS

DelBoyF November 17, 2010, 4:03 am

Hi there Iphone Genuis’s,

I have jailbroken my Iphone 3GS using http://www.jailbreakme.com, I have added ultrasn0w but it still says sim locked and also it has no signal at all. I have tried to install sinful and now when I re try to install ultrasn0w after resetting everything it comes up with an error and hangs on download packaging. Can anyone help. I have 4.0.1 and baseband 05.13.04

lucky November 18, 2010, 8:58 am

i have baseband 05.14.02 with o.s 3.1.3 so please tell me how to unlock it !!!

jerry December 3, 2010, 9:03 am

My IPhone 3G 3.0 was jailbroken and unlocked before and with baseband 04.26.08.
How can I upgrade to iOS4.0 or 4.1?

tmat January 16, 2011, 6:50 pm

I have just JB my 3gs running 4.2.1 8C148a with Baseband 05.13.04. I then tryed to Unlock it with Ultrasn0w but when i run it i lose all receipton even when i try difrent sims. I have to uninstall it to get my iphone to work…. Any other way of Unlocking it?????

Nirmal October 31, 2012, 1:11 pm

hi.. i m using iPhone 3g with 4.2.1 and 05.13.04 baseband i have already jailbroke it with redsnow 6.14b1 and installed ultrasnow by cydia den also it shows ” NO SERVICE” i m using it in INDIA so what may i do for it……..

greencat June 23, 2010, 2:16 pm

ok so my iphone 3g 3.1.3 is jailbroken, but the sim card has no service, hence no internet, therefore cydia cant connect to unlock. is there another way??

iPhoneHeat June 23, 2010, 10:24 pm

WiFi

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