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Thread: Free Unlock Is Here!
09-17-2007, 02:29 PM #261
Okay, so I unlocked my girlfriend's iPhone on Saturday but am unable to sync it to her computer on iTunes. Has anyone else had this problem? If so, do you know the solution?
I found that it wasn't synced first to that computer but now it is all good.
Last edited by b4lyph; 09-18-2007 at 01:43 AM. Reason: I got it to work.
09-17-2007, 10:13 PM #262BSD Subsystems Will Not Download
Can someone please help, the BSD subsystems is trying to download, but will not do it. The wheels are turning but nothing. Thanks ahead of time.
09-17-2007, 10:40 PM #263
It takes a good 5 minutes.
09-17-2007, 11:56 PM #264
edit: NM... i found my answer in the FAQ... should've looked first
Last edited by 85 Til Infinity; 09-18-2007 at 12:02 AM. Reason: FAQ
09-18-2007, 08:41 AM #265
Any successes on the Rogers or Fido networks in Canada???+++++++++++++++++++++++++
An iPhone Resource For Canadians Who Can't Wait For the iPhone!
09-18-2007, 08:59 AM #266
Does anyone know if you can get on the edge network with a tmobile prepaid sim card? If so what are the settings for that?
09-18-2007, 08:15 PM #267
Hi. I was wondering... If I used iNdependence to get the SSH functionality (the third tab in the program), could I then proceed to Step 4 in this guide? Or must I use Installer.app (Comm Srcs + BSD + OpenSSH) as in Step 3 in order to proceed to Step 4? The guide says not installing BSD in Step 3 Pt 2 and proceeding to Lockdownd will render the iPhone nonfunctional, and I would like to avoid that obviously. But are they different means to the same end? Or is there a qualitative difference between Installer.app allowing SSH of the iPhone and iNdependence performing this task? Thanks.
09-18-2007, 09:53 PM #268
O.K. just did a test and found out that once you have unlocked your iPhone and do a restore all you have to do is reactivate and make sure that you put the lockdown file in usr/libexec. If this has been posted before sorry. Just was excited that I didn't have to wait another 20 to 25 minutes.
09-19-2007, 11:59 AM #269
09-19-2007, 07:27 PM #270
YAY I got my phone last week and i everything worked great
09-20-2007, 01:03 AM #271
I had successfully unlocked an iPhone (never activated with AT&T) in Hong Kong currently using SIM cards from Smartone-Vodafone and 3 carriers.
Everything seem to work: EDGE, WiFi, YouTube
Yesterday, my friend found that the Bluetooth on the phone does not seem to work.
After turning on Bluetooth, the iPhone would display "Searching for device", but will never find one. Even though there is a Bluetooth enabled Nokia E61i less than a foot away.
Do anyone else have this issue? Is this one of the known flaw of unlocking the iPhone? I had tried searching for an answer from this site but so far had not found an answer.
I am about to unlock 2 other iPhone for friends and I want to make sure have know the answer above before I start.
Thank you in advance.
09-20-2007, 01:04 AM #272
The iPhone doesn't do file transfer via Bluetooth, just headsets. It will only find Bluetooth headsets.
09-20-2007, 01:06 AM #273
Sorry just a sub. I forgot to activate the Subscription for this discussion thread in my previous post. So this so that I can subscribe to this discussion thread.
09-20-2007, 03:32 PM #274
can someone confirm that unlocked iphone using this method will work fine on tmobile usa and or additional mods are not needed for you tube, safari
other than the voicemail button mod ?
i just unloked my 4gig i phone and there is no one with tmobile here so i cant test it with tmobile sim (before i ship it to a friend who is with tmobile)
i did test with a cingular sim it all worked fine than again cingular is att so ...?
also if i purchase a new iphone and have older iphone att sim card will i need to do moding or do i just put in the old att sim into the new iphone without activating a second line or anything like that????
Last edited by radigroove; 09-20-2007 at 04:11 PM.
09-20-2007, 05:23 PM #275
Yes. I am using this on T-Mo USA. No issues.
09-20-2007, 07:15 PM #276
if i unlock and use it under tmobile will everything work 100% like youtube, email, safari..etc etc etc thanks
09-20-2007, 09:25 PM #277
Last edited by radigroove; 09-20-2007 at 09:30 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
09-20-2007, 10:18 PM #278
No. You will still need to activate it using iNdependence.
09-21-2007, 09:12 AM #279
alright i am going to unlock two phones for someone.
just before i go ahead and buy them and start i tried to SSH into my own iphone that is already unlocked.
tried with putty and winscp
tried both VPN IP and WIFI IP
when i run putty and put in the IP address it says connection timed out.
is it because i am runnin wifi off a VPN on the iphone?
nevermind figured it out.. my laptop was connected hardwire to my work network and my iphone was using the wifi network which is different ; >
Last edited by johentie; 09-21-2007 at 10:31 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
09-21-2007, 06:26 PM #280Step 1
When the new firmware update is released, can we just keep the firmware version we DLed for 1.0.2 (in Step 1) and trash the new one when it downloads and just replace it in its folder on iTunes with the older version just in case something happens down the line where a new unlock isn't found for a while and we need to restore before then?
Sorry, I didn't have my iPhone for the two previous updates, so I don't know how that all works. I just don't want to be up the creek when the new firmware is put out.