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HERE IS THE SOLUTION FOR REMOVING THE RED DOT ON THE SCREEN AND SELECTING THE CARRIER WITH NO PROBLEMS.......... AND EVEN REMOVING THE MESSAGE SAYING "PLEASE ACTIVATE YOUR SIM CONNECT...
09-12-2007, 11:14 PM #1
BUG SOLVED How to remove red dot on iphone after it is unlocked ;-)
HERE IS THE SOLUTION FOR REMOVING THE RED DOT ON THE SCREEN AND SELECTING THE CARRIER WITH NO PROBLEMS..........
AND EVEN REMOVING THE MESSAGE SAYING
"PLEASE ACTIVATE YOUR SIM CONNECT ITUNES"
AFTER PROCESSING THE SIM UNLOCKED
DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING FILE FROM MegaUpload
AFTER DOWNLOADING THE FILE EXTRACT IT ON THE DESKTOP
In iBrickr, click Files, and on the iPhone screen to the right, navigate to
upload the file named
When it's done, restart your phone, and you will see that it goes right to
the home screen without asking for activation.
(even the lockdownd is present in /usr/libexec/ directory just overwrite it and make sure to make backup of that file in your documents or desktop)
AND YOUR PHONE WILL SHOW THE CARRIER WORKING AND RED BUTTON GONE
this worked for me....thanks
09-12-2007, 11:26 PM #2
about the installing the /lockdownd file, i did that when i first started to unlock the phone...do i have to do that again?
i got no red dot though....
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09-12-2007, 11:37 PM #3
then its fine with u but those who get red dot is annoying 4them ;-0
09-12-2007, 11:40 PM #4
Uploaded the file using iBrickr, then restarted the phone, but the Phone icon still has that little red dot on the top right of it.
09-13-2007, 01:57 AM #5
did u try to remove the old file and updated with this one probably should work mine was gone and most of the users, may be try once more....thnks
09-15-2007, 02:50 AM #6Red Dot
I strongly advise not to download the file from the link above. Once installed it will freeze your phone making it very slugish. You will need to do a factory restore after installing the file mentioned above. Just get the file from a reliable source.
09-15-2007, 09:46 AM #7
This question is asked and answered in the Unlock F.A.Q. The lockdownd file does NOT have anything to do with the "red dot," which is in fact the voicemail indicator. The lockdownd file makes it so when you put a new SIM in, you don't have to activate each time. So you can easily swap SIM's on the fly.
Now, if you DO want to get rid of the "red dot" above your phone icon - that's easy enough, too. Open up the phone app, and click Voicemail. Listen to all your voicemail messages. Then the indicator will go away. It will pop back up if you restart your phone or if you get a voicemail, although it will not say how many voicemail you have..
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01-13-2009, 01:16 PM #8
I do not recommend downloading or doing any of this, because I just did and now am about half way through having to restore my phone due to it being unable to boot back up. so don't download it....