Good news for iPhone users waiting on the iPhone 4 baseband 4.11.08 release, the hacker Sherif Hashim has proven that he’s nonetheless working very exhausting to unlock the iPhone 4 02.10.04 baseband (on iOS 4.1) and 04.11.08 baseband (iOS 5 / 5.0.1).
His work has slowed but is now able to get back to work, assisted by the famous MuscleNerd has already addressed the issue of this unlocked for a few months already.
The hacker said that the unlocked is still far from being available and no release date is announced.
Here’s what Sherif Hashim said about the iPhone 4 GSM unlock:
for those whom are still concerned YES i am still working on the VERY TIGHT bbfw 2.10-4.11
However, he asked users not to keep asking about the release and just wait:
NO NEED to ask because it won’t make it achievable/earlier/easier.
For users with the baseband version 10.02.04 / 04.11.08 to be patient But we are still waiting for news on the resolutions of the bug on the iPhone 3GS baseband 6.15.00 by the Dev-Team
In a meatime if you want upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 without upgrading your iPhone 4 baseband to 04.11.08, preserve your iPhone baseband by following our guide posted on how to preserve iPhone 4 baseband while upgrading to iOS 5.0.1 using redsn0w.