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Topic # 20219 17-Mar-2008 09:09 Send private message


Just a quick question guys, I have already software hacked my 8gb which was pretty easy, however have 2 new 16gb arriving in a week, I have downloaded ZiPhone for OS X in preparation, However wanted to check how can I confirm it has 1.1.4 on it ... will ziphone tell me that once I run it with the new phone plugged in ... or will the serial number on the back tell me what BL and firmware it has? ...

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  Reply # 117089 17-Mar-2008 09:38 Send private message

Hi Abizmal,

I've posted comments all over this forum suggesting people stay away from ZiPhone for phones with the 4.6BL. Read these posts for more details:
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=76&TopicId=19705&page_no=2
http://www.kiwi-ise.co.nz/ziphone-vs-iplus/

[EDIT] Your phone will definitely have the 4.6BL and most likely have 1.1.4FW. Both tools (iPlus definitely) requires a fresh 1.1.4 FW so the first step you would take is a restore to 1.1.4 anyway [/EDIT]



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  Reply # 117091 17-Mar-2008 09:42 Send private message


Thank you .... will have a read ... Have been reading the hackintosh forums trying to get a clear  picture.



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Reply # 117098 17-Mar-2008 09:49 Send private message

Thank you for that Piskel ... I too think i will follow to iPlus road

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  Reply # 117230 17-Mar-2008 20:36 Send private message

piksel: Hi Abizmal,

I've posted comments all over this forum suggesting people stay away from ZiPhone for phones with the 4.6BL. Read these posts for more details:
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=76&TopicId=19705&page_no=2
http://www.kiwi-ise.co.nz/ziphone-vs-iplus/

[EDIT] Your phone will definitely have the 4.6BL and most likely have 1.1.4FW. Both tools (iPlus definitely) requires a fresh 1.1.4 FW so the first step you would take is a restore to 1.1.4 anyway [/EDIT]


I agree with you Piksel.

This message is more for others users (other than saying thank you very much Piksel for helping me out a couple of weeks ago [Aaron].)

You made this very easy.

Anyways, I previously unlocked my phone with Ziphone (on 1.1.3)
However, I do also recommend using iPlus vs. ZiPhone. Reason being it operates much better than ZiPhone IMHO.


Happy Hacktivating!




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