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    Default Stuck iPhone 3GS
    I got my iPhone 3GS which was running 4.3.5 and wanted to update to 5.0.1 reserving baseband with snowbreeze and I was stuck on the activation screen,couldn't activate.Then I tried restoring normally to 5.0.1 and kept getting error -1.This isn't my first post regarding this problem and also tried using tiny umbrella to unstuck it from recovery mode after -1 but doesn't work,I'm really desperate I need someone to help me get out of this Please.

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    Do you have an AT&T sim card to activate it?

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    Yes I have,But the phone isn't AT&T

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    Quote Originally Posted by mackaw1971 View Post
    Yes I have,But the phone isn't AT&T
    Oh that could be the issue for the activation problem. You'll need an official sim card for whatever network that iPhone is registered in.

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    It's Vodafone and I got the sim I got the phone it,The problem is I can't restore normally and go back to activation screen

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    Vodafones have iPhones? Didn't know that.

    And as for restore, put your phone in DFU mode using iReb (google it)

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    so in PWNED DFU mode it will let me restore normally?

    PWNED DFU restore still -1 so desperate and got low hope on my 3GS ;/
    Last edited by mackaw1971; 11-19-2011 at 09:08 AM.

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    Try using another computer then restore using that CFW you made.

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    What you mean? I Pwned DFU and restore CFW again ?

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    You can also try running the programs in compatability mode - Windows XP -Service Pack 2 or 3
    Running As Administrator may help as well

    I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate and I finds that helps a lot with this

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