Find iPhone 3GS Has Old Bootrom or New Bootrom with iDetector


If you are planning to jailbreak/unlock iPhone 3GS 4.0 then we sure you would have come across term like old bootrom/new bootrom. Many users don’t understand what does this old bootrom means and how to find which bootrom their iPhone 3GS has.

In order to help you to check your iPhone 3GS bootrom here is small utility “iDetector” developed by iH8sn0w. iDetector is a real easy to use application to tell wheter or not your iPhone 3G[S] contains the New Bootrom or the Old bootrom. Simply place your 3GS into DFU mode and click the button. iDetector only supports iPhone 3GS.



Download iDetector 1.0 for Windows.

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One Response to Find iPhone 3GS Has Old Bootrom or New Bootrom with iDetector

  • Nathan says:

    Really brilliant tool.
    Connect iphone 3gs to pc, open itunes. Hold Power and home together, until itunes re-starts saying ‘Recovery Mode’ (really DFU Mode)

    Then open the program click the ‘is my bootrom….’. And job done!