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Thread: 04.11.08 unlock out? Is this legit?

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    Default 04.11.08 unlock out? Is this legit?
    Hello all! Like many others, I have a bricked iPhone 4 because of the 04.11.08 baseband. Yesterday I read on pastebin (thank you google!) that Hamzah Akram has released 2 methods to unlock 04.11.08 baseband. The first method is a 14 - step method and the 2nd method is using a patch.

    Came here as soon as I read the news but didn't see any update yet.
    Can somebody tell me if this is legit?
    Thanks!

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    Anybody? Please help

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    All you can do is try it...

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    I personally wouldn't try it if it involves too many steps and aren't very sure of what you're doing.

    I also read that one of the steps is to erase the baseband which is basically asking to brick your device and then you'll be left with nothing more then a pretty expensive paperweight.

    My advice would be just to hold off. I hear Applenberry is making a sim unlock for the 4.11.08 or you could always just go buy a factory unlocked one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihappy View Post
    I personally wouldn't try it if it involves too many steps and aren't very sure of what you're doing.

    I also read that one of the steps is to erase the baseband which is basically asking to brick your device and then you'll be left with nothing more then a pretty expensive paperweight.

    My advice would be just to hold off. I hear Applenberry is making a sim unlock for the 4.11.08 or you could always just go buy a factory unlocked one.
    Are they STILL using the erase baseband as a "viable" option?? I know one of the options is the hotswapping sim method (the long listed one), though I dunno what this "patch" one is, if it's the erase baseband then totally agree with ya, DEFIANTLY not an option

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    The hotswapping is still being done which obviously doesn't really work. It's hit or miss. I tried it on a 3GS and a 4S and it catches signal for like 8 seconds and then drops. Big PITA if you ask me to have to keep repeating these steps.

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    Can someone post the links for the methods

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    The methods are fake. One will brick your phone, the other will get you signal for a few seconds, a minute at best. Dangerous and not worth it.

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    Thanks Simon i want to add them to my site though as a phony.

    Bleepingdevices dot com

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    If you erase your BB you will brick your phone, guaranteed 100%

    I discovered this myself.

    The other method is also crap, at best you will see bars then they disappear.
    http://www.modmyi.com/forums/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=129676&dateline=12338  68848

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