Unlock iPhone 4.2.1 / Unlock iPad 4.2.1 / Unlock iPod Touch 4.2.1

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Obviously you have come here seeking answers on how to unlock the new firmware 4.2.1 from Apple for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

Unlocking iOS 4.2.1 is finally possible. Just follow the steps below to unlock iOS 4.2

The first iPad firmware 3.2.2 has baseband version 06.15.00 still vulnerable to AT+XAPP. The iPad baseband is built for the same baseband chip as the iPhone3G & 3GS.  There are mixed reports regarding GPS functionality at 06.15.00. Please be aware that you might lose GPS at 06.15.00.

If you need to download the 4.2.1 Firmware please scroll to the bottom of the page.  Feel free to visit the rest of the NERD TREK website while you’re waiting for the download and check out these special holiday deals:

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Option #1
OSX & WINDOWS – redsn0w
If you have an old-bootrom 3GS and are already unlockable but want to get to 4.2.1, please wait til we release an “unofficial” bundle for you. Read no further.

1. Download & use redsn0w for OSX (download link!) or Windows (download link!).
2. Enable the “Install iPad baseband” option and accept the warning.
3. When redsn0w ramdisk is finished, install ultrasn0w via Cydia.

Congrats, you are Unlocked! 🙂

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Option #2
OSX only – PwnageTool
If you have an old-bootrom 3GS and are already unlockable but want to get to 4.2.1, please wait til we release an “unofficial” bundle for you. Read no further.

1. Download an updated 3GS bundle (download link!).
2. Download this IPSW (download link!).
3. Run PwnageTool (download link!) to create a custom 4.1 IPSW.
4. Tell it you want to use the iPad baseband you just downloaded.
5. Restore to this custom IPSW.
6. Install ultrasn0w through Cydia

Congrats, you are Unlocked! 🙂

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You can download iOS 42.1 firmware (IPSW files) for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 4G, 3G, 2G from the links below.

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPad

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPhone 4

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPhone 3GS

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPhone 3G

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPod Touch 4G

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPod Touch 3G

Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPod Touch 2G

You can download the latest iTunes 10.1 from the link below:

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