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How to remove "Call Forwarding Active" pop-up message when you make a call? There is a way to remove it by editing one of the .plist, but I can't remember...
10-31-2007, 01:14 PM #1
Removing "Call Forwarding Active" pop-up message
How to remove "Call Forwarding Active" pop-up message when you make a call?
There is a way to remove it by editing one of the .plist, but I can't remember which. I saw it on hackint0sh.org but I can't find it again.
Nevermind, found it:
Get the file com.apple.carrier.plist found at /var/root/Library/Preferences/ and edit the key ShowCallForwarding to be <false/>. Reboot! There you go, your Mailbox works and you don't get that annoying message anymore :-)
There are two settings in com.apple.carrier.plist:
ShowCallForwarding: Message shown on outgoing calls, if your number is beeing forwarded.
ShowCallForwarded: Message shown on incoming calls, if caller has been forwarded to you.
Last edited by Destructo; 10-31-2007 at 01:14 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
11-01-2007, 10:11 PM #2
Download UnknownCarrier.plist from /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreTelephony.framework/Support/ and edit ShowCallForwarding to false...
11-02-2007, 07:57 AM #3
The other method worked for me.
11-02-2007, 08:24 AM #4
the real issue is when ur on the phone and u get like 8954895895 sms messages, its like impossible to hang up till u ignore them all...
any tweaks for that?
11-02-2007, 09:21 AM #5
Be careful because there is a small error in this information …
The file that you say that it is necessary to change is not a file, it is a symbolic linkage (link in linux) to other.
On having modified it, you are changing the system of files of the iphone, which in this case and right now it is not a problem (since it seems that there you works every ok) but the correct thing would be to modify the file to the one that aims at the linkage.
11-07-2007, 06:31 AM #6
11-07-2007, 08:14 PM #7
Yes... only works for 1.1.1
11-07-2007, 11:09 PM #8
SO any solutions for 1.0.2??
11-13-2007, 08:42 AM #9
i'm having a problem with both of the files ie they haven't got anything inside - 0kb
i get this annoying pop up box all the time... firmware 1.1.1
anyone can help
11-14-2007, 01:49 PM #10
yes for 1.0.2 type ##002# call then when you get the screen come up hit Dismiss
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11-16-2007, 11:14 AM #11type ##002# call
11-19-2007, 09:25 AM #12
This also works for 1.1.2
Sorry no it doesn't ;-(
Last edited by soulboy; 11-19-2007 at 09:34 AM.
11-20-2007, 02:41 PM #13
worked on 1.1.1
11-23-2007, 08:31 AM #14
the ##002# doesn't work on my 1.0.2... It gives me the message, hit dismiss but still the same even after rebooting...
11-23-2007, 10:07 AM #15
11-23-2007, 11:21 AM #16
Any other way to do it with 1.0.2??
11-23-2007, 11:47 AM #17
Yep , spot on.
Always edit the real file , never replace the symbolic link.
I just edited the real file and this is now working for me on 1.1.2.Never knowingly understood.
11-23-2007, 02:04 PM #18
11-25-2007, 12:51 PM #19
I did this back when I started using 1.1.1 and it worked like a charm, by editing the UnknownCarrier.plist file.
Now I tried it with 1.1.2 and it doesn't work, even though the plist is almost exactly the same (it now has ShowTTY set to true). Has anyone really got rid of the messages on 1.1.2 without sacrificing the voicemail service??
Yes, it does work on 1.1.2 too, stupid me. I had already set up a new plist file for my carrier, so of course I had to edit that file instead of the UnknownCarrier one.
Last edited by tutmeister22; 11-25-2007 at 04:27 PM. Reason: Realized my mistake
11-27-2007, 09:15 AM #20
any new info for removing this on the 1.0.2??
thanks in advanceIt's Good to be Dominican
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