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Thread: Bought New IPhone - What Now? Activate? UNLOCK?

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    Default Bought New IPhone - What Now? Activate? UNLOCK?
    Yo Everybody,

    I just bought a new iphone from Apple.

    here is my dilemma....

    I have an employee plan from ATT..an old employee plan...
    1000 anytime,1000 nw, and unlimited text...and they somehow let me get the unlimited data plan...which I have been trying to get for the last 3 months...

    anyway...I want to use this plan...I do not want to use the ATT plans they offer...I put my sim card in and nothing worked..so what now?

    My initial thought is that the phone needs to be activated..but how should i go about this?

    So How do I activate the phone?
    Should I get the phone unlocked?

    Why would I need the phone unlocked if im using an cingular sim card?

    PLease someone help!! I just dropped 450 on a phone and I cant use it!!!

    I would appreciate any help on this!!! Cheers Tom

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    Im having the same issue, everyone is saying unlock it. It scares me to do so though.

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    you dont need to unlock it what firmware is it anyway

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    I dont know what firmware version is on mine. I was looking for some instructions on how to find out.

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    On your phone;
    Settings > General > About > Version
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    hack it!
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    thanks...give me some real advice

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tombull View Post
    thanks...give me some real advice

    I would like to know is there a way to activate phone on 1.1.1 yet?

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    If it's 1.0.2 Firmware, follow the normal instructions to bypass activation.

    P.S. - Hack it IS real advice.
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    i am planning on hacking...but i need some instructions....

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    Well. I hear there MAY be some available on this site. Somewhere.
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    ehhhh hack !!!!

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    hack it

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    Hack it! It's your only hope!
    Just look around this site all the steps have been laid out allready. Your weeks behind the rest of us. My advice to you is read read read. spend some time reading threads on this site, Even ones you don't care about now. Read it. They all add to the big picture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tombull View Post
    i am planning on hacking...but i need some instructions....
    http://modmyi.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

    every thing is there that u need to get u started

    Quote Originally Posted by woox View Post
    I would like to know is there a way to activate phone on 1.1.1 yet?

    nope but the dev team is near on releaseing it..
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    i would like to add..that i successfully activated my iphone...and im using my employee plan on the network..muhahahah

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    Quote Originally Posted by iphonejeff View Post
    http://modmyi.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

    every thing is there that u need to get u started




    nope but the dev team is near on releaseing it..
    hopefully soon
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