So.. it has finally happened. An application known as yellowsn0w has made it possible to unlock the iPhone 3G and use it with any network of your choosing.
Unlocking requires Jailbreaking your iPhone and then using the Cydia application installer to install yellowsn0w. Post installation it is a matter of removing the sim card and pushing a button. Voila .. unlocked iPhone.
Steps to unlock iPhone
- Update iPhone to version 2.2 firmware
- Run Pwnage
- Add the relevant Yellosnow repositories to cydia
- Download and install Yellowsnow
- Remove the Sim, run Yellowsnow
- Put in new sim.
- You’re done
So as I wait to purchase my iPhone 3g goodness, those of you who have it can unlock it for worldwide use.