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Thread: First timer... Need help. Thanks in advance

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    Default First timer... Need help. Thanks in advance
    Just got an iPhone 4 AT&T. Im trying to unlock it, but with no success.
    I paid 20 bucks to easyunlockingsolutions.com but have only been able to jailbreak it.
    My phone has the infamous 4.12.01 firmware.....
    Is there a way to unlock it?

    I bought it in the US and am now in Nicaragua doing volunteer work. I really need to get this working, What should I do?
    Is there a way to unlock this from here?

    Thanks

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    iPhone? More like MyPhone Jabbacks's Avatar
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    It would be easier if you go to Settings-->General-->About and give more details of your phone. Experts on this model will be avaialble soon.....

    Also read THIS guide.

    Good Lucks!
    Last edited by Jabbacks; 08-11-2012 at 10:50 PM.

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    Your baseband cannot be unlocked.

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    when you say No Way to unlock it, do you mean No Way?

    There are no options? Wow. Is there anything in the works?
    What about a factory unlock from ATT?

    Thanks

    A few more details about the phone:
    Version 5.1.1
    Model MC319LL
    Firmware 04.12.01
    Last edited by LukeandLuch; 08-12-2012 at 08:24 AM.

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    There's ways, one being the AT&T factory unlock. But it all depends on your status with them. Their policies have dramatically changed since they started unlocking them for people. You have to either be a current or former customer of AT&T, otherwise, there is no way of getting it factory unlocked from them. However, there is one other alternative that has been confirmed as 100% legit. officialiphoneunlock.co.uk is the only site known at the moment that does it, check them out if you get a chance. It's a factory unlock and does not require a jailbreak or anything else. It gets permanently added to the servers, so you can upgrade and downgrade all you want and not have to worry a tall.
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    Thanks for the input.
    How reliable is the officialiphoneunlock site?

    The price is a little steep but I wouldn't mind if they could really unlock it.

    Thanks again

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    They are very reliable. I use them all the time. Works out to about $85 or so now for AT&T. And it's a permanent IMEI unlock.

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    Thanks for the help.
    One last thing... Do I need to Un0Jailbreak my phone before I do the unlock?

    If so, are there any directions on how to do it?

    Thanks again

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    Quote Originally Posted by LukeandLuch View Post
    Thanks for the help.
    One last thing... Do I need to Un0Jailbreak my phone before I do the unlock?

    If so, are there any directions on how to do it?

    Thanks again
    Nope. You can stay jailbroken.
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    As long as you didnt hactivate the phone when you jailbroke then you will be fine.

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    No, I don't think I activated it. I just jail broke it with Cydia a couple of days ago.

    What is the most reliable way to UNjailbreak? What has me worried is that Ive read of some phones getting stuck in a permanent reboot state.

    I searched the forum but didn't find anything for unjailbreaking 5.1.1

    Thanks

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    Just hit the restore option in iTunes after plugging your iPhone in. It erases all signs of the jailbreak from the device and resets it to factory settings.
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    A simple restore would git rid of ya jailbreak and restore from new

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