How to Find iPhone Baseband Version

Posted by Mayank on June 9, 2012 in iPhone

Looking for information on how to find iPhone Baseband version? Well, from the nature of this query, I can tell you that you’re looking to jailbreak or unlock your iPhone 🙂 Either way, you need to be careful while jailbreaking or unlocking your iPhone as mistakes can turn your iPhone into a brick (Apple warranty gets void in case of jailbroken iPhone). So, it is essential that you do it correctly. Learn how to jailbreak our iPhone the right way and learn how to unlock your iPhone the right way.

Jailbreak and Unlock solutions are based on the baseband version of your iPhone and the baseband version of your iPhone determines whether it can be jailbroken or unlocked.

iPhone baseband is essentially the cellular modem firmware that is on your iPhone. Baseband upgrades let you improve the functionality of the cellular modem and also to keep the device locked to the intended carrier (for example AT&T in the USA).

Since ‘hacking’ the baseband is necessary to allow the jailbreak and unlocked iPhone to utilize the cellular modem on the phone, thereby allowing voice and data transfer to occur on the device. This is why iPhone unlocks are updated and are specific to different baseband versions,

How to Find iPhone Baseband Version

Fortunately finding the baseband version of your iPhone is one of the easiest thing to do.

  • Tap on “Settings”
  • Tap on “General”
  • Tap onto “About”
  • Slide down and look next to “Modem Firmware” – these numbers will be your baseband version
  • find-iphone-baseband

Go ahead and do whatever you want to do with this information.

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