Apple iPhone 4S - how to unlock or jailbreak the smartphone

Do you own an iPhone 4S and want to unlock it? Here is a solution to your search. In this article, I have described the way to unlock you iPhone 4S to remove restrictions made by Apple company. Read the complete article to find out more.


One of the best smartphones from Apple is iPhone 4S which has attracted the people around the world to buy on. This smartphone has the latest features and specifications having marvelous technologies. Apart from the satisfaction of people on this phone, they really like to unlock or jailbreak it to enjoy additional benefits from it. If you are one who owns this smartphone and want to get it unlocked, please go through this article to know the basic principle behind this unlocking process.

Can you do unlocking

Apple placed a lot more restriction on almost all smartphones with a motto to make more money from customers. When any one buys the product happily, and later finds the inability to download some specific applications from the apps store designed by Apple or anywhere, he/she feels disappointments with the smartphone. So this situation leads to find alternate solution, that is Unlocking the iPhone 4S, and thereby download thousand of applications from anywhere on the internet.

What benefits you get
People owning iPhone 4S say that they are not allowed to give a unique look and feel to their devices. Apple does not allow people to use all features and downloading and installing of some themes and wallpapers seem to be very difficult. Jail-breaking the device is the possible way to have a high level of customization of apps from official store or internet. Also after unlocking your iPhone 4S with recommended software, you can have the ability to get away from your carrier and you can make use of any service provider which suits you better.
Photo of iPhone 4S

How to unlock

Here is the step by step procedure to unlock or jailbreak your iPhoine 4S.
Follow these steps:

  1. First of all, you need to download the unlock software setup 6.1 from this site,

  2. Then this software will back up your contents in the latest version of iTunes

  3. Now run the firmware and follow the onscreen instructions to unlock it

  4. Wait for around 15 minutes to complete the process

  5. Your phone will automatically restart after completing the unlocking process

Now icon of Cydia appears on your phone indicating the unlocking status and enjoy the features and variety of applications.

Unlocking iPhone 4S SIM

  1. After dowloading the sofware from, click on manage -> sources and then edit icons

  2. Just add the URL of SAM when it asked you to add source

  3. Now you should select Bingner from Cydia

  4. Now you have to click on install to start-up the installation

  5. Then you can insert the SIM of the carrier inside the phone

  6. Now you have to select your country and carrier

  7. Then just enter IMSI number when it is asked

  8. Now you should reactivate the phone using iTunes

  9. Now disconnect the phone from the computer and switch off your iPhone and reboot for searching for signals

That is all. Now enjoy with your iPhone 4S.


Thus, you have an idea on how to unlock the apple iPhone 4S. One thing, you have to keep in mind that, downloading the setup will add cost to you. It is around $30 USD. Then rest of all will be free to you to enjoy the amazing features and apps and can use any carrier as you want. Also unlocking leads to loss of your manufacturer warranty and any claims and insurance covered while you purchased.

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