How to Backup iPhone 4S/ iPhone 4 & 3GS Unlock Ticket with Redsn0w 0.9.10b8

We just posted about how you can unlock iPhone 4S on Baseband 1.0.11 1.0.13 1.0.14 and iPhone 4 on Baseband 1.59, 2.10, 3.10.1, 4.10.1, 4.11.08, 4.12.01 on iOS 5.0, 5.0.1 and 5.1, the only required criteria is your iPhone must be jailbroken. Now that the method to unlock iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 is available, it is important for you that you save the unlock ticket for your SIM, so that in future you can regain your iPhone unlock even if Apple fixes this vulnerability or you accidentally update to new iOS firmware.

As the way this iPhone unlock works, you will need to make sure you get the unlock tickets for each and every SIM you plan to use on your carrier locked iPhone. Once you have got the unlock ticket your iPhone is unlocked for life.

Thanks to iPhone Dev Team for quickly releasing updated version of Redsn0w, Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 for Windows and Mac, which allows you to backup iPhone unlock ticket and activation status for future use. Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 adds the ability to backup arbitrary directories or files from your device into a zip file on your Mac or PC.

There is a new button added in Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 under Extras->Even More->Backup and it requires your device to be jailbroken with the afc2 service enabled (most jailbreaks include that). By default it will backup your activation records from /var/root/Library/Lockdown.

Follow below step by step procedure on how to backup iPhone 4S, 4 unlock ticket.

How to Backup iPhone 4S/iPhone 4 Unlock Ticket Using Redsn0w

1. Follow our guide on how to unlock your iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

2. Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 for Windows and Mac

3. Start Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 (be sure to run in Administrator mode on Windows)

4. Connect your unlocked iPhone 4/4S to PC and Mac

5. Now go to Extras and click on Even More.

6. In that your will find Backup option, click that button and it will prompt you with pre-filed patch to backup,

By default the path is “/var/root/Library/Lockdown”, click on OK button.

7. Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 will backup LockDown folder content into zip file in the same directory from where Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 is running.

You must save that zip file in safe location and also make multiple copies of that zip file and store at different location so in case if you lose one you will still have other backups too.

Please keep in mind you need to follow same procedure for all the SIMs you plan to use with this iPhone. We will be uploading video guide on how to backup unlock ticket very soon.

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