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    Default Epensive Paper Weight? iPhone activation Q.

    Hi everyone.

    My aunt gave me her iphone 3g because it was "broken".
    I'm hoping this isn't the case. See she lost her AT&T SIM card and she just said screw it and bought a new phone. \

    So I'm sitting here with the iphone right now praying I can make this thing work. When I turn it on I get a "No SIM card installed" message and it says all I can do is make an emergency call. I plugged the thing into itunes and it says that I need a valid SIM card.

    My question is, is there anyway I can get this thing to at least work without a SIM? I really don't want to buy AT&T's plan (was planing to hack it and use T-Mobile as the service).

    Is there any good news at all? From what I've been reading I guess the iphone is not "activated" and has to be taken into an AT&T store for activation or I have to pruchase an AT&T sim card.

    Any help at all is appreciated,
    Thanks.



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    use quickpwn

    Code:
    For the mac
    Code:
    For win

    you will be able to use it as an expensive touch

    Refer to this guide if u wanna unlock it

    Last edited by IphoneEntusiast.; 01-13-2009 at 04:06 AM.
    • iPhone 3G: 16GB Black Yellowsn0wed.
    • Model: MB496LA/A
    • SMS IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • 3G/Edge: YES/YES
    • Calls IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • Carrier: TIGO


    How to Unlock the iPhone 3G
    Solve Low signal on iPhone 2G - May help with greyed out WiFi issue.
    if post helped...rep up please. ... thanks

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    Ahh thanks so much. If I get my T-Mobile SIM card or lets say an AT&T SIM card will I be able to hack the phone to use those or am I stuck with a touch?

    thanks again!

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    Nope u can use it with any other sim once unlocked. Us tmo 3G is not compatible with iPhone 3G tho but u still get edge
    • iPhone 3G: 16GB Black Yellowsn0wed.
    • Model: MB496LA/A
    • SMS IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • 3G/Edge: YES/YES
    • Calls IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • Carrier: TIGO


    How to Unlock the iPhone 3G
    Solve Low signal on iPhone 2G - May help with greyed out WiFi issue.
    if post helped...rep up please. ... thanks

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    Well I tried the guide but I only get as far as restoring the firmware but then itunes says this iphone cannot be updated. I've tried this on multiple computers.. looks like I might have a paper weight.


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    What error number does iTunes give back?
    • iPhone 3G: 16GB Black Yellowsn0wed.
    • Model: MB496LA/A
    • SMS IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • 3G/Edge: YES/YES
    • Calls IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • Carrier: TIGO


    How to Unlock the iPhone 3G
    Solve Low signal on iPhone 2G - May help with greyed out WiFi issue.
    if post helped...rep up please. ... thanks

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    it should work in quikpwn. try and try until you jailbreak it. After sucess unlock it.

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    I don't think either of these methods will work though.

    My iPhone can't even get passed the emergency call screen. I can't even get to a home screen with settings or any of that. So how am I supposed to used QuickPwn?

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    then you are not doing it right.

    1. DFU restore to 2.2 firmware
    2. Jailbreak using one of this guides:

    3. Use this guide to unlock your iphone 3G
    Unlock your iPhone 3G
    • iPhone 3G: 16GB Black Yellowsn0wed.
    • Model: MB496LA/A
    • SMS IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • 3G/Edge: YES/YES
    • Calls IN/OUT: YES/YES
    • Carrier: TIGO


    How to Unlock the iPhone 3G
    Solve Low signal on iPhone 2G - May help with greyed out WiFi issue.
    if post helped...rep up please. ... thanks

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    Okay thanks so much I finally got everything working.

    What is the best carrier to use with my iphone?


 

 

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