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Windows and Mac

1. To add a ringtone to your iPhone, using Windows Explorer or Finder just duplicate and rename any AAC file with a “M4R” extension, then double-click on it. This file will be added to your iTunes library automatically. (Some are reporting a size limit for the music file, so if you have trouble, using a smaller file may help)

2. Now, click on your iPhone in iTunes, and go to the ringtone section. You should now see your new ringtone. If you want to be sure about the sync, feel free to click “selected ringtones” and check off the file explicitly, though this shouldn’t be required.

3. Now SYNC your phone. You’re Done!

Mac Notes

You have to make sure the actual extension is changed. The easiest way to make sure you are changing the extension is to use Command-I to “Get Info” on the file in Finder. Then change the extension in the “Name & Extension” field to “M4R”. Finder may ask you if you are sure you want to change the extension. Once you double click, the file should show up in the Ringtone area in iTunes.

Windows Notes

Again, you need to make sure the actual extension is changed.

Opens My Computer, Then goes to Tools-Folder Options-View

UNCHECK “Hide extensions for known file types” once this is done you can simply rename the file with a new extension of M4R which then changes the Icon to say RING.

(Thanks Michael)

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Step 1)

Open iTunes and connect the iPhone.

Step 2)

Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.

Step 3)

After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.

Step 4)

The iPhone screen will remain black. Also bear in mind, that in some cases it may take a few attempts to get your iPhone into DFU mode.

Geohot released Limera1n jailbreak! For now it is working on Windows only. But one thing to remember : if you are after unlock do not upgrade to iOS 4.1. This solution apply for the iPhone 4 which could be upgraded to iOS 4.1 without updating the baseband.

Well…Not happy with iPhone at all. The signal issue isn’t network related for sure!!!

I used two microSIMs ( O2 & 3) in following devices :

1) i4 16GB
2) HTC Desire
3) Nokia E72

and the results are following :

O2 microSIM in i4 – no 3G signal or very rarely for few seconds, keep switching
O2 microSIM in Desire – constant 3G signal (3-5 bars,switching to H when download/browsing)
O2 microSIM in E72 – same as Desire

3 microSIM in i4 – rare 3G signal, most of the time “No network coverage”
3 microSIM in Desire – constant signal ( 3-5 bars)
3 microSIM in E72 – same as Desire.

All phones were laying on the table for 1 hour untouched.

(In Desire & E72 used adaptor from O2)

UNLOCKING iPHONE4
These are instructions on how to unlock the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 3G for use with any GSM cellphone carrier using UltraSn0w. This will work with the iOS 4.0 – 4.0.1 firmware.
Before you can follow these instructions you must have a jailbroken iPhone and you must be on the 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, 05.13.04, or 01.59 baseband(modem firmware).
Step One
Press to launch Cydia Installer from your SpringBoard.
Step Two
Press to select the Manage tab at the bottom of the screen.
Step Three
Press to select the large Sources button
Step Four
If the ultrasn0w repo is not present press the Edit button at the top right of the screen. Otherwise, skip to Step Nine.
Step Five
Press the Add button at the top left of the screen
Step Six
Enter http://repo666.ultrasn0w.com/ as the source url and press the Add Source button.
Step Seven
Once the source has been added press the large Return to Cydia button.
Step Eight
Press the Done button at the top right of the screen.
Step Nine
Press to select repo666.ultrasn0w.com from the list of user entered sources.
Step Ten
Press to select ultrasn0w from the list of packages
Step Eleven
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
Step Twelve
Press the Confirm button at the top right of the screen.
Step Thirteen
After installation completes successfully press the large Return to Cydia button.
Step Fourteen
Now press the Home button then power off and power on the iPhone. You do this by holding down the power button for 3 seconds then moving the power slider that appears to the right.
Press the power button again to turn on the phone.
Step Fifteen
You should now be able to insert the SIM of your choice!

credit to iClarified.

JAILBREAKING iPHONE4
Step One
Press to launch Safari from your Springboard.
Step Two
Press to select the address bar and input http://jailbreakme.com then press the Done button.
Step Three
To begin the jailbreak simply move the slider to right.
Step Four
You will be displayed a status bar as the download progresses.
Step Five
Once the download is complete the jailbreak process will begin
Step Six
Once you are notified that the jailbreak process is complete press the OK button.
Press the Home button to reveal Cydia on your desktop!

Once this done, you can also unlock your iPhone (follow relevant blog).

Best place for your iPhone …

Here and here you can find the most complex info,guide,tutorial and tools how to manage, handle and free up your iPhone from Apple’s “prison” …

(For Mac users…)