iPhone 3GS unlock without ultrasn0w?
August 18, 2009 4:43 PM   Subscribe

Is it possible to unlock an iPhone 3GS without using ultrasn0w, legally or otherwise? Jailbroken apps are allowed.
posted by archagon to Technology (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
By "otherwise", I mean "not officially sanctioned by Apple or AT&T".
posted by archagon at 4:43 PM on August 18, 2009


You can get them unlocked (legally). But not AT&T ones. In New Zealand they have to be sold unlocked, in Australia you have to call the carrier and it takes some days, but it's not a big deal. I'm not sure about iphones in other countries.

I haven't seen any other unlock methods for AT&T ones, but hopefully somebody else knows more.
posted by defcom1 at 6:00 PM on August 18, 2009


Why do you want to unlock the phone without using Ultrasn0w?
posted by ManInSuit at 7:24 PM on August 18, 2009


There is also purplera1n. (sorry, you'll have to google it yourself for details, firewalls!)
posted by defcom1 at 10:29 PM on August 18, 2009


purplera1n is a jailbreak tool, not an unlocker.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 11:49 PM on August 18, 2009


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