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Originally Posted by braunsys 72 hours and counting, I'm not sure how others had gotten immediate unlocks, but I am getting nowhere with AT&T, and they confirmed my device meets...
04-11-2012, 07:17 AM #61
04-11-2012, 08:58 AM #62
I have been dicked around frm here to Kingdom. I am trying to unlock 2 3GSs and 1 3G.
I called; they verified that the phones r out of contract & I am on good standing. Was given case #s, told I wld receive e-mails w/in 24-48 hrs (DIDN'T HAPPEN), & that the case(s) wld b "resolved by 4/17" -- whatever THAY" means.
I do not understand how some of you r getting this done instantly. I am leaving the country b4 this magical "4/17" date, & need at least one of the phones unlocked b4 I leave, b/c I cannot sign onto my iTunes Acc't on the cruise ship.
Can anyone who has actually completed the process give me any suggestions?
04-11-2012, 09:01 AM #63
04-11-2012, 10:02 AM #64
I just called ATT and requested 2nd level support. They are absolutely refusing to do it immidiate for me. Spoke with a manager and said all wait times are 5-7 days. Anything you were told previously is incorrect. Again, she said there is no way they can speed it up. *****
04-11-2012, 10:56 AM #65
04-11-2012, 01:48 PM #66
Last edited by legazyiz; 04-11-2012 at 03:42 PM.
04-11-2012, 09:41 PM #67
Am still banging my head against the wall. WHY does this process have to b a boatload of "can't get there frm here"?
04-12-2012, 02:05 AM #68
Finally unlocked iPhone 4. It took three attempts. First call with a clueless CSR and she told me that they are not unlocking any iPhone 4. The second try was with online chat and still a no go because my 2 year contract does not end until Aug 2012. Finally I called tech support and he just ask me my IMEI and email, 2 days later it's finally unlocked. Just to let you guys know that you don't have to restore as long as you used non-AT&T sim card.
04-12-2012, 02:02 PM #69
04-12-2012, 07:40 PM #70
Well, I requested the unlock for my iPhone 3G on the 10th and got it today (12th). I have done the backup and restore part cause I didn't care if I lost the jailbreak because I don't use the phone anymore, but never saw the congratulations message come up. I am guessing it is because I do not have a sim in the phone to activate, so it can't verify I suppose. I wish there was a way to verify that the phone was successfully unlocked without a sim, but looks like I can't. I'll just have to take AT&T's word for it. Maybe one day I will try a T-Mobile sim in it.
04-12-2012, 09:24 PM #71
actually the unlock wont even take place until you sync to itunes w/ a non-at&t sim in your iphone.
04-13-2012, 02:05 AM #72
I just called at&t tech support today and ask for my iPhone 4S unlocked. He just took my IMEI and gave me a case #. I hoping this one will be successful too like my iPhone 4.
04-13-2012, 02:16 PM #73
04-13-2012, 02:20 PM #74
04-13-2012, 03:03 PM #75
To get iTunes to Unlock you just need to Activate your phone.
A restore will activate,
puting a new SIM in will activate,
Selecting DeActivate in RedSn0w will force a reactivation.
Last edited by confucious; 04-13-2012 at 03:26 PM.He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
04-13-2012, 05:13 PM #76This actually DOES work!!!
1) Connected to iTunes with T-Mobile/Gevey Adapter & waited... nothing!
2) Removed Gevey & inserted just T-Mobile SIM & waited... still nohting!!
2) Powered my iPhone 4S completely off, waited a few minutes & then powered it back on...
3) Connected to iTunes & nothing... UNTIL, after about 6-7 minutes, while researching online, the phone said Activating!!!
04-13-2012, 08:33 PM #77
04-14-2012, 04:22 AM #78
Official unlock method not working for me. Plz someone help.
I am having iPhone 4 originally locked to AT&T. Got without contract and I am eligible for unlock. Both apple and AT&T confirmed that my phone is unlocked according to their database . But I tried all possible ways nothing makes my iPhone to get unlocked. Here is what I did but no use.
[Currently my phone is in ios 5.0.1 and it is jail broken and unlocked with ultrasn0w. Currently I am in India and trying from here only]
- I tried back up and restore. No use.
- I tried updating iOS 5.1 with customised firmware to preserve my baseband. (currently I am in 1.59) and even it says invalid sim.
- I deactivated through redsn0w and tried with iTunes and no use.
Can anyone help me how to get my iPhone unlocked officially ?
Note : now I downgraded to ios 5.0.1 with preserving my baseband with the help of stitching tool in redsn0w.
04-14-2012, 04:45 AM #79
When you deactivated wit RS and connected to iTunes did it not unlock? If not your phone has not been unlocked.He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
04-14-2012, 06:22 AM #80
It should be unlocked bro, have you tried another SIM in it?Great minds discuss ideas.
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Small minds discuss people.