If you had an iPhone 3GS that was unlocked using the 06.15.00 baseband and you tried to restore you most likely bricked your iPhone. In this video I will show you how to unbrick your iPhone and be able to update to either 5.1, 5.0, or 5.0.1. This guide is also useful for people who just want to learn how to jailbreak iOS 5.0 and iOS 5.0.1 using sn0wbreeze.
sn0wbreeze v2.9.5 (For iOS 3.1.3, 3.2.x, 4.0.x, 4.1, 4.2.1 to 4.2.8, 4.3 to 4.3.3, 4.4.3, 4.4.4, 5.0.1, 5.1.1)
Download Your Firmware
Step 1. Open Sn0wbreeze and browse for the 5.0 or 5.0.1 firmware for your device.
Step 2. Select either new boot rom or old boot rom depending on your device (if you don’t know click new boot rom)
Step 3. Choose expert mode.
Step 4. Click on general then next. with in the general option you are going to want to click check the box “activate the iPhone”.
Step 5. Click next then choose build ipsw then click next again.
Step 6. Once the ipsw is done, sn0wbreze will guide you in putting your device into a pwnd DFU mode.
Step 7. Open Itunes and shift click or option click on restore. Browse for the sn0wbreeze ipsw that was just created on your desktop.
Step 8. After it is done restoring you device will be stuck on the apple logo screen. Open up iBooty which should be on your desktop.
Step 9. In iBooty just select your device in the bottom right corner and put your device into DFU mode by following the instructions. Your device will then boot up.
Step 10. Your device should be fully functional now but you still need to unlock your iPhone
Step 11. To get your device Semi-tethered please click here
Step 12. To unlock your device please click here
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