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Not sure if my question is relevant here but expecting some help. I used unlock fusion to unlock my iPhone 3GS (AT&T) and i received the email from seller that...
09-17-2012, 03:38 PM #81
Not sure if my question is relevant here but expecting some help.
I used unlock fusion to unlock my iPhone 3GS (AT&T) and i received the email from seller that it is unlocked. I used the link in OP to check the status and it is showing unlocked. So far so good.
Now without inserting any SIM i restored the iPhone and at the end of the process it told me that there is no SIM so now my iPhone is stuck without activation and i cannot get past the activation screen. I have ordered a tmobile SIM activation kit for 0.99$ which i plan to use to activate my iPhone 3GS. Btw i never got the congratulations messages supposedly because there was no SIM in the phone.
Am i doing it right (getting new Tmobile SIM to activate the iPhone) ?
Also assuming i have a phone which is not jailbroken, can i use the redsn0w deactivate method (on laptop) to deactivate the phone and connect to iTunes to get the unlock message ? Asking this because i have an iPhone 4S yet to arrive and i fear that by the time it arrives, the restore window for 5.1.1 will close and i wont be able to restore to 5.1.1. So i dont want to restore the phone after i unlock it (iPhone 4S).
09-17-2012, 04:27 PM #82
OK I got the unlock confirmation screen from iTunes. The phone still says AT&T 12.0 instead of Carrier 12.0, but that's probably because I didn't restore. The IMEI websites still say that I'm not unlocked, so I'll post another update when my micro SIM comes in the mail to confirm whether or not unlock fusion really unlocked it for me.
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09-17-2012, 06:23 PM #85Here to help if I can. If I can't I know someone who can!
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09-18-2012, 01:07 AM #91
I too ordered the unlock service from the UNLOCK FUSION seller.. first iPhone 4, no issues at all.. Now last week I ordered two unlocks for a 4S and a 4, received the unlock notification about 24 hrs later, restored both phones (I was so stoked that I din't realize you could save your jailbreak so I never really investigated about it) and just as I feared, no luck.. I tried a lot of different methods, even using different computers, etc, all to no avail.. I went ahead and searched around for several IMEI CHECKERS and yup, they're still marked as LOCKED.. I've tried emailing the guy several times since Friday, but haven't gotten a response yet.. Any info on the last person that opened a case??? I'm guessing (and hoping) there is some kind of issue with the servers and will soon be fixed, it seems that the other "victim" also ordered the service somewhere around the same time frame as I did, so maybe that's it ...
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09-18-2012, 08:47 AM #95
Can you suggest me some other more reputable services (here or PM) ? Also how can we guarantee that a reputable service is not using similar method ?
09-18-2012, 08:48 AM #96Imei
Is there any security issues with giving an unlocker your IMEI number?
09-18-2012, 08:52 AM #97
Here to help if I can. If I can't I know someone who can!
09-18-2012, 08:59 AM #98
I bought an "unlock service" from mobilehotshots on ebay for an iPhone 3GS for $11.81. Within a day of providing my IMEI, I received a congratulations email from the seller.
I don't recall iTunes saying that my iPhone was unlocked. After restoring through iTunes, I was able to use a simple mobile sim card to activate and make calls.
09-18-2012, 09:02 AM #99Here to help if I can. If I can't I know someone who can!
09-18-2012, 09:13 AM #100
I went back and read the entire thread and yes Simon has mentioned about OfficialUnlocks.com
Now my main concern is that if we know unlock fusion might be using not so straight forward ways then who is ? We never know right ?
I see several listings on craiglist in my local area asking 50$ for unlock, i for some reason am skeptical about them as even they might be in turn using unlock fusion etc and pocketing the remaining 40$. Possible right ?
So can we have a list of the reliable sellers who can get the phone genuinely unlocked and remove the fear that it won't relock ?