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I purchased a Nokia E71 from Wal-Mart, activated it, called from it and it worked, then I put the SIM in my iPhone 3G but the 3G did not recognize...
09-30-2011, 06:12 PM #1iPhone 3G on Straight Talk NOT working.
I purchased a Nokia E71 from Wal-Mart, activated it, called from it and it worked, then I put the SIM in my iPhone 3G but the 3G did not recognize it. It just said "No Service". I went into settings and I believe Im on baseband 5.15.04 (it says Modem Firmware: 05.15.04)
The phone is running iOS 4 jailbroken with sn0wbreeze. Please help! I really would like to use my iPhone!!!
09-30-2011, 08:58 PM #2
Got it fixed. Had to upgrade to iOS 4.2.1, jailbreak with Redsn0w and have it replace the baseband with the ipad's baseband then unlock with ultrasn0w. Works now, thanks
10-05-2011, 05:24 PM #3
I think that upgrading the baseband was a bad idea you dont need to be unlocked to make it work,I have a 3g running prefect on ST without unlock.You wont be able to use any F/W except custom now but I did read that some one was working on something to down grade the 6.15 BB maybe it will happen.
10-05-2011, 05:26 PM #4
I cant update anyway, iPhone 3G only goes up to 4.2.1 and thats what Im on, so no big deal at all...
10-05-2011, 06:13 PM #5
I was just thinking about when you sell it and get I4,I passed on some good price's on i3gs because of the BB issue,but I have a 3G 3GS and i4 now with the i4 I just cut the simm and sync'd with itunes and it works perfect on 4.3.5 without jailbreaking,with my 3g I installed the commcenter patch and edited the carrier.plist and ran the .mobileconfig file so I guess those setting made it easy for my i4,I didnt want to J/B cause the battery life isnt that good on i4 and I had to put new battery in the i3g.This is the best deal I ever got in cellphones!!!