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Originally Posted by ro0oney u can use any AT&T sim card to activate it I get one from ebay cost me about $3 and am all set i do it...
07-18-2010, 04:51 PM #41
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07-18-2010, 04:55 PM #42
u dont even need the sim card once u have backup... i backed my 3gs up and didnt have a simcard (was using my friends) and then i restored by accident and it activated it
07-18-2010, 05:25 PM #43
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07-18-2010, 06:32 PM #45
Bro... I was really hoping this would work. I went to Bestbuy and ended up buying an H20 unlimited prepaid sim. I followed your video but mine does not work... Heres how I did mine:
I put my Tmobile sim card. iTunes said this is "The sim card inserted does not appear to be supported."
So I took it out and replaced it with the H20 sim card I bought from Best buy and this is what it says:
I erased the original phone number from the screen shot. Basically its telling me to enter the original iPhone 4's owner info which I don't have. So this doesnt really work with the iPhone 4. I'm so disappointed... By the way, which iTunes are were you using in this video. I used iTunes 9.2. I tried down grading to iTunes 9.1 but every time I plugged in my iPhone 4 it says I need to update to iTunes 9.2. This is soooooo frustrating. I hope Dev team's upcoming JB will have hacktivation as well.
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07-18-2010, 06:43 PM #46
Ok guys i bought a 2nd hand iphone 3gs (3.1.3) I know it is from USA, but everytime i try to activate it with a at&t sim it ask me for the last 4 digits of a ssn and a zip code, if I use this sim or a brand new sim (not activated) will it work??? Plz tell me i will, this is my only hope because the person who selled it wont give me the codes.....
07-18-2010, 06:57 PM #47
All i do is have a AT&T Sim card that i dont use anymore or that someone has given me. This works the same way lol"Answering 1 Question at a Time."
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07-18-2010, 07:01 PM #48
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07-18-2010, 07:22 PM #52
Thats the only place that sell those things..
I've tried googling it..
07-18-2010, 07:23 PM #53
07-18-2010, 07:24 PM #54
It's the same sim card as the guy in the video uses.
07-18-2010, 07:33 PM #55
Guys dont get the ones you buy from Best buy. I just bought the H20 prepaid sim and it didnt work with my iPhone 4. What a waste of $10 but atleast I tried.
I just hope this upcoming JB has hacktivation as well...
07-18-2010, 07:37 PM #56
It won't because it's a userland jailbreak similar to Spirit.
A lot of you are misunderstanding Sharif. The sim cards he uses are phonebook sim cards, not actual activated sim cards set up for using a phone on a specific carrier.
07-18-2010, 07:48 PM #57
Well if im not wrong this sim will help us go through the slide for emergency screen and use it as ipod or jailbreak it using spirit.Thats why im asking so much.
Spirit jb wont hacktivate, but maybe the next p0sixninja jb
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07-18-2010, 07:54 PM #58
i don't think that this hole are going to fix by apple in the next software update.
07-18-2010, 08:05 PM #59
..so bottom line, could I use this to activate my iPhone 4? (after cutting)
"AT&T SIM CARD 3G 64K NEW AND UNACTIVATED"
07-18-2010, 08:23 PM #60
Ok heres what I have discovered so far...
You have to specifically buy this "Dits phonebook card". It cost $39 to ship it here in US. The problem on his video is that he said you can buy it at any Radioshack or Best buy store. That is not true! (I assumed I can get any prepaid sim). I went to Radio shack and I ask them for the phonebook sim card and they dont know what I'm talking about. So I went to Best buy coz one guy who thinks he knows it all (ExNavy) said that he bought an O2 wireless sim at Bestbuy and it worked for him. So I ended up buying an H20 sim from Bestbuy similar to what ExNavy said but it never work. Sheeez. What a waste of money.
In other words, you have to specifically get this "Dits phonebook card". This sim card is programmed to activate all iPhones including iPhone 4.
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