iPhone 3G S users save your iBEC and iBSS files of iPhone OS 3.0 for upcoming Jailbreak tools. Also don’t update your iPhone to 3.1 beta and 3.1 final (due to release) until any confirmation from Geohot and Dev team. Geohot already warned us to save iBSS and we also posted a guide to capture Your 3G S iBSS Certificate for Upcoming Jailbreak by Ecid and Purplera1n. Now Dev team asks to save iBEC and iBSS sig dump. When iTunes starts the restore process, they contact Apple servers to generate signatures just for your device. It’s important you get these signatures for your phone before a new version of the software comes out. ” And to eliminate this limitation you have to generate a unique certificate for your phones iBSS and iBEC. Read this post twice or thrice and get your certificate now before Apple put another limitation.
It’s a lengthy process if you followed step by step guides but we found “iBEC & iBSS Grabbers” an automated tool which take care of capturing your iBEC and iBSS Signature certificates. You can download iBEC and iBSS grabber Click Here.As you can guess from the name, the purpose is to facilitate the copying of the two folders in the temporary files in such a way as to preserve the Jailbreak your iPhone 3GS.
1.) Select your save directory and navigate to desired folder where you want to save iBEC and iBSS.
2.) Click Start Watching.
3.) To generate your iBEC connect your iPhone 3GS to the computer and launch itunes then select from the list of devices on the left. Hold down the Shift key and click the Restore button and restore your phone with firmware 3.0 iBEC & iBSS grabber will grab and save the iBEC signature as it’ll be generated in %temp folder.
4.) Once the restore has completed iTunes will ask you to restore from backup or set up as a new phone. To keep your settings as before select Restore from the backup of: then click the Continue button
5.) Now time to grab your iBSS signature certificate, To grab iBSS we will need to do another iPhone restore from DFU mode. So put your iPhone 3G S in DFU mode and iTunes will popup a message saying it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. Click okay to this message then Hold down the Shift key and click the Restore button. Again restore your phone to 3.0 and iBEC & iBSS grabber will grab and save the iBSS signature as it’ll be generated in %temp folder.
Now save these files on a safe place because we need these files during the time of upcoming jailbreak. So do this exercise and sit back on sofa and wait for next guide from iHackintosh.