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    A buddy of mine recently purchased an iPhone 3g unlocked off eBay. He bought a prepaid shitty at&t phone, put the Sim in the iPhone and got everything working. A couple days ago the wifi started going in and out and he decided to call at&t and ask them what was going on. Stupid mistake I know. Anyway they told him to update his software so he did which was also stupid. After restoring it, it is asking for a Sim card with no pin lock. He brought it to me thinking I could try and do something. Doing some research I tried everything I could but since he restored it I cant access anything besides the screen that tells me to put in a Sim card that works with iPhone's and the emergency phone. We've tried putting other at&t Sim cards in but it needs an iPhone one that will be compatible. Is there anyway that I can get around this screen to get to the NEW main menu cause of the restore so i can jailbreak it and then unlock it again for him so he can put in his prepaid Sim card and start using his phone again or do I have to go to at&t and get them to put in a Sim that will work? Please leave any feedback you have. Thanks



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    Quote Originally Posted by jbwilliam View Post
    A buddy of mine recently purchased an iPhone 3g unlocked off eBay. He bought a prepaid shitty at&t phone, put the Sim in the iPhone and got everything working. A couple days ago the wifi started going in and out and he decided to call at&t and ask them what was going on. Stupid mistake I know. Anyway they told him to update his software so he did which was also stupid. After restoring it, it is asking for a Sim card with no pin lock. He brought it to me thinking I could try and do something. Doing some research I tried everything I could but since he restored it I cant access anything besides the screen that tells me to put in a Sim card that works with iPhone's and the emergency phone. We've tried putting other at&t Sim cards in but it needs an iPhone one that will be compatible. Is there anyway that I can get around this screen to get to the NEW main menu cause of the restore so i can jailbreak it and then unlock it again for him so he can put in his prepaid Sim card and start using his phone again or do I have to go to at&t and get them to put in a Sim that will work? Please leave any feedback you have. Thanks
    You are talking about activation not unlock
    redsn0w iClarified - iPhone - How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3GS on OS 3.1.2 Using RedSn0w (Windows)
    Skip step 2
    Guide is for 3.1.2 but works with 3.1.3
    Please read the stickies & search forum before posting!
    How to report an iTunes restore/update fail in a useful manner
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    I cant do any of that because when I plug it to itunes I can press restore cause its not there. A screen comes up about the sim card. Any other suggestions. My brother has an iphone, would I be able to activate my buddys 3g with my brothers sim then just put in my buddys prepaid sim card in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbwilliam View Post
    I cant do any of that because when I plug it to itunes I can press restore cause its not there. A screen comes up about the sim card. Any other suggestions. My brother has an iphone, would I be able to activate my buddys 3g with my brothers sim then just put in my buddys prepaid sim card in?
    I said skip step 2 (which is the restore step)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Olethros View Post
    You are talking about activation not unlock
    redsn0w iClarified - iPhone - How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3GS on OS 3.1.2 Using RedSn0w (Windows)
    Skip step 2
    Guide is for 3.1.2 but works with 3.1.3
    So are you saying that even though the tutorial is for 3GS, it will also work for a 3G?


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    Quote Originally Posted by KAKershaw View Post
    So are you saying that even though the tutorial is for 3GS, it will also work for a 3G?
    I meant that redsn0w will jailbreak a 3G running 3.1.3. I copied the wrong link from iClarified earlier sorry.
    iClarified - iPhone - How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3G on OS 3.1.2 Using RedSn0w (Windows)

    It is not possible to jailbreak a 3GS running 3.1.3 without downgrading the 3GS to 3.1.2 first (and that requires a backed up 3.1.2 SHSH which is unique for your phone)
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