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Thread: Urgent Help Required Please
10-17-2007, 04:30 AM #1
Urgent Help Required Please
Hi all team
Fist of all my respect and appreciation for this wonderfull forum you have established for all iphone users. This is the best iPhone related forum I have registered too until now.
My Problem is as follows:
I have received a unlocked iPhone with 1.0.2 Firmware that i gave to my little sister. Everything was working perfectly until my sister pressed the update button in Itunes. So now i am left with a useless iPhone. I cnat get in the phones springboard . When starting the phone i get this message " Incorrect SIM Insert an unlocked and valid sim to activate the iPhone"
And it lets me do only emergency calls.
So as you see i am stuck with a locked iphone again.
And i cant even check the firmware General->Settings->About to chek
I will not attempt anything until i have good advise from someone that knows this.
My question is , is it possiblle to unlock and activate this iphone again after it was already unlocked before and locked by accident ?
Please I would appreciate help and advise on this matter
awaiting impatiently an answer so i can start working again on thi iphone
Thank you very much in advance
10-17-2007, 05:18 AM #2
OK since she pressed the 'update' button you now have an iBrick until someone can find a way to fix bricked iPhones your out of luck stay tuned thoughMyPhone is better than yours
10-17-2007, 05:46 AM #3
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10-17-2007, 08:44 AM #4
thank you for repling so quickly
i will take ur advise in following this guide u gave me the link to after work when i get home
i will keep u posted of what happens
thanks a lot
10-17-2007, 08:52 AM #5
Just take your time and follow the directions carefully. What you will be doing is downgrading to 1.0.2 and flashing a previous version of a part of the baseband (I think its the modem part) that will enable you to unlock. It works perfectly. Good luck
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10-17-2007, 01:08 PM #6
Hi thank you it worked after alot of attempts!!
i have activated the iphone agin but now i need to unlock it to use anysim i want
can anyone tell me wich guide is the best i can use to achive anysim satisfaction
tanks in advance
Last edited by slik; 10-17-2007 at 02:19 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
10-17-2007, 09:21 PM #7
ok so my problem is that i found the iphone so idk its previous history
but i clicked update not thiking
and it brought me to that screen will this help me? as well
10-18-2007, 03:51 PM #8
yes u can follow this way
for me it worked now i have restored firmware 1.0.2 but the problem is now the unlock process with failed with me
i think its because of the modem version
i still have the updated one.
PS:does anyone know a way to downgrade the modem version so i can try unlocking again?
10-18-2007, 03:59 PM #9
10-18-2007, 04:24 PM #10
im gonna try it :-D
10-18-2007, 04:55 PM #11
ive tryed the thing
but how do i get apptapp to run that program
10-18-2007, 05:11 PM #12
no one finds an iphone..return it
10-18-2007, 05:18 PM #13
even if i wanted to i cant
i called up the airport no one reported it lost
no one called
10-19-2007, 12:16 PM #14
I did it, it works again using all sim cards i reactivated the phone,then i downgraded the modem firmware/baseband to previous version, and then i unlocked it!
I can guarantee that it works
thanks for the help guys!