Before the launch of iPhone 3GS, there had been a huge buzz in the market surrounding its release. An official unlock for the phone is definitely something one looks forward to. This allows you to run most of third party applications as you want on your device. The best part, is you will be able to switch your mobile network provider according to your requirements, not only in the country but all over the globe.
Unlocking your phone allows you to use it on any provider you want. The iPhone doesn’t allow you to do this normally, which therefore requires a little bit of hacking.
Now the question arises, is unlocking the iPhone 3GS considered safe or will it damage your phone? There are definitely some problems associated with the process, which requires you to follow the instructions closely, and in turn narrows your chances of bricking your iPhone 3GS.
After you unlock the iPhone, you will have to approach new updates with care. “DO NOT” simply click on the update button in iTunes, you need to wait for professional hackers to release new tools that will allow you to carry on the same system on the new firmware.
There are two options on how to unlock iPhone 3GS for free:
Pwn your Phone
Download Quickpwn. This is the application you can use to jailbreak your phone ahead of unlocking. Before you switch on Quickpwn, connect your iPhone to your PC, this program is very easy and similar to a jailbreaking application. Select your phone’s firmware. Install Cydia or Installer and follow the directions.
Make use of either Cydia or Installer to install yellowsn0w. Run the application once the server lets you do so. Then turn off your iPhone. Grab a paper clip or a pin, and remove your SIM card. Insert the SIM card of the new provider you want to use. Turn on your iPhone. If the new network doesn’t support immediately, wait and repeat the process to remove the SIM and try doing it again.
These are the two steps on how you can unlock your iPhone 3GS for free. Have fun with all your third party applications, games and many more with ease.