Are you wondering what tool to use for jailbreakingyour iPhone or iPod Touch? Confused between what tool would suit your device the best? Or want to know if your device will work only a tethered jailbreak? Is your device unlockable?
Look no further. After iREB and sn0wbreeze, iH8sn0w has come up with another Jailbreak helper tool, f0recast. It will allow Windows users to check the status of their device, providing baseband version, bootloader information, model, serial number, as well as showing tethered jailbreak status and the ability to unlock. It even suggests the right tools for jailbreak and unlock (iPhone only) for your device.
In order to use this tool, simply connect your iPhone or iPod Touch to your PC and run f0recast. The software will bring you all the jailbreak/unlock information relating to your device.
f0recast is a portable tool that works with Windows only, and supports iPhone 3GS, 3G, 2G, iPod Touch 3G, 2G, and 1G. It requires iTunes 9.0 or higher to work. As of now, it supports up to firmware 3.1.3.
Note: Windows 7 users, you will need to run this tool in compatibility mode for Windows XP Service Pack 2.