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Hi guys I'm new here. I was wondering if anybody can help me. I requested my carrier to unlock my iPhone. I received a text today saying apple have confirmed
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    Hi guys I'm new here. I was wondering if anybody can help me. I requested my carrier to unlock my iPhone. I received a text today saying apple have confirmed the unlock and is ready to unlock. It says I need to connect to I tunes to do it. My question is wI'll this unjailbreak my phone. Thanks for any help.

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    No it won't. Just connect the device and sync.

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    Cheers so I just put in another sim card and sync?I also have another question regarding upgrading to 4.2 I'm currently on 4.0 should I bother or am I even able to. Sorry I'm only new on iPhone and seem to get a million different answers when I'm searching.

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    You can ask your carrier/Apple for an unlock?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Halpinio View Post
    Cheers so I just put in another sim card and sync?I also have another question regarding upgrading to 4.2 I'm currently on 4.0 should I bother or am I even able to. Sorry I'm only new on iPhone and seem to get a million different answers when I'm searching.
    Yup, just put the sim in and plug it in. You should get a message saying you are unlocked. After you can update to 4.2.1 if you want, just be aware if you want to jailbreak it may be tethered depending on your device.

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    You can ask your carrier/Apple for an unlock?!
    In certain countries you can request your carrier to unlock it for you. ATT wont do it though.
    Last edited by Simon; 02-01-2011 at 09:04 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Hi I popped my dads sim card in a sync it. It asked for his pin and I put it in. It never games me a message on iTunes to say it was unlocked do. It is unlocked with the jailbreak would that have anything to do with it.

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    Did you sync it? Have you tried another carrier sim?

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    Yeah I put in a different carrier then synced that. Still no joy would it matter that it's unlocked with ultrasnow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x98car View Post
    In certain countries you can request your carrier to unlock it for you. ATT wont do it though.
    Do you have more info on this (the selected countries, etc)?
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    Yes I'm on 02 Ireland. They sent the request to apple and apple sent me on the text. I put a meteor Ireland sim card in and synced in I tunes. It says I should receive a message saying the phone is unlocked but I got nothing. 02 said I should try restore but that would lose my jailbreak would it?

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    Ya, that would lose your jailbreak. Try uninstalling ultrasnow first. Then reboot, put the other sim in and sync again.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jcbzr View Post
    Do you have more info on this (the selected countries, etc)?
    I'm not sure exactly which countries and carriers do it tbh. I do know O2 in the Uk and Ireleand do.
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    Yes it 02 Ireland. Is it ok to just delete ultraslow. What will that do.

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    It will lock the phone again. Then iTunes "should" unlock it after that.

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    Ok I'll try that now. I'll let yous know. Thanks for your patience.

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    Yep that worked. I just deleted ultra snow and synced it then with a different sim and the message popped up. Now would I be save enough no to upgrade to 4.2 and be able to jailbreak again ok without messing around with my baseband. Version 4.0.1(8a306). Model MC133b. Firmware 05.13.04

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    You will be safe to update as far as unlocking is concerned. The jailbreak may be tethered depending on what bootrom you have though.

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    How can I check the bootrom. I followed a tutorial there to find out but just got this. USB\vid_05ac&pid_1227\5&e59a2ee&0&2

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    Use idetector to find out

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    Me again. I could not get idetector to detect my device. Not sure what's wrong. I tried another thing called forecast and it said bootloader 6.4 that any good?

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