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first post. and yes i did try using search.. i bought my phone unlocked already.. and i have 1.0.2 and would like to upgrade to 1.1.1...how do i find out...
11-20-2007, 08:32 AM #1how do i find my unlock method
first post. and yes i did try using search..
i bought my phone unlocked already.. and i have 1.0.2 and would like to upgrade to 1.1.1...how do i find out how my iphone was unlocked so i can use the proper downgrading, restoring and unlocking technique?
thanks guys, great forum/site!!!
11-20-2007, 08:45 AM #2
i dont believe there is any way to figure out how it was unlocked.
i reccomend virginizing (search it)
hope this helped!
11-21-2007, 04:13 AM #3
so if i virginize it, then i can restore 1.1.1 and unlock via any method correct??
11-21-2007, 07:14 AM #4
yeah he is correct verginize then unlock any way you want
11-21-2007, 09:32 AM #5
but the guide on here for virginizing is for phones unlocked with iUnlock ....? any thoughts/suggestions?
11-22-2007, 09:39 PM #6
you CAN find out the method used to unlock. Install BSD subsystem and ssh. Then ssh into ure phone and type "minicom -s". Then set the device to "/dev/tty.baseband". Quit minicom. Again, type only "minicom". Now, type AT+XSIMSTATE=1. If the first digit after "PN" is not 5 (Should mostly be 4), then you're good to go and go ahead and virginize. 5 signifies IPSF unlocks. Anything other than that is anySim or iUnlock with which you can use the virginize method. Hope this helps!! Go check out http://www.modmyi.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12047 as well.
Last edited by abhishekkhurana; 11-22-2007 at 09:42 PM.
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