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    Thank you!

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    Unhappy cyberduck, fetch, transmit
    they all time out!!! what is wrong?!

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    Do you have OpenSSH installed? Did you install BSDSubsystem first?

    Are you using the SFTP protocol, not the FTP? Port 22, not 21?
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    hi I followed all the steps and got the successful unlocked at the end after 20 mins of flashinf firm ware, but after I turned it off and on with a T-mobile sim card - it tells me " incorrect sim, please connect to itunes to reactivate iphone "

    any reason why?

    please help...
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    Thanks!! I tried all other unlock apps but this one finally worked for me. However, I am encountering two problems:

    1. I can call out, but can't receive any calls. Anyone who calls me gets a busy signal.

    2. When I call someone, I can hardly hear the person even when I turn the volume to max.

    Anyone else encountering this problem?

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    Hi
    really great job!
    but i have a problem...
    I did all things and i waited the 20mns.
    It said success so i turn of my iPhone, put my T Mobile sim on, then turn on the phone and that said that it's an iccorect sim and i cant do anything.
    The iPhone stil actived but no desimlocked...
    Please answer to me... I begin to be crazy!!
    thanks a lot.

    (PS: sorry for my mistakes, i'm french so please forgive me... lol )

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    Default Cannot install BSD Subsystem
    Please help I am trying to install the BSD Subsystem and it says Failure, what could I do???
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    If at first you don't succeed, try try again. A little more info, please.

    Are you connected to WiFi? Not losing signal at all? Auto-lock set to never? Tried restarting phone and doing again?
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    Default Install BSD Subsystem
    i tried like 20 times and cant install BSD Subsystem so Restart the phone and do all the process again from Step 1? Please confirm.
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    Also thanks for the support and this wonderful guide!!!

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    Few pieces of information that might help others:

    After completing step 4 (Unlock) the phone became very s-l-o-w. I did a restore in iTunes (unlock stayed intact) and then ran independence again to bypass the activation screen.

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    I am planning to unlock my iPhone and was studying very closely these instructions. Before I start I've got two questions: First of all: I am in a hotel and there is Wifi here but it works with credit card. At the point that I need the internet will I be able to access the browser etc through the iPhone to buy time online? Or should I go somewhere where the inrenet is free?
    My other questions concerns the unlock app by Erica Sadun. I have downloaded it, but didn't understand from the instructions what I will need it for. Also: if I try to open it on my mac it tells me that I am not using the right system....
    Thank you for answering!
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    I seem to have got stuck at the point where the instructions say "--Warning-- If you have not installed the BSD tools, your iPhone will not function. Replace lockdownd with the original file and install it before continuing."

    I installed BSD Tools (not mentioned anywhere in the previous text) but how do I replace lockdownd with the original file and where would I find the original file ?

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    It is mentioned in the previous text, part 3:

    When you do, click and install these apps, in this order:
    Community Sources
    BSD Subsystem - this will take a couple minutes.
    OpenSSH
    You can replace it with the file linked to in the guide.
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    Default Windows vs Mac OS X Methods
    I used the Mac Version first with iNdependance and it worked great for activating and jailbreaking. But I ran into an issue with Apptap so I restored and went the windows way with iBrickr. Although I'm a Mac person the windows method worked perfect. I was really worried about all the SSH stuff and connecting with putty but it went smooth as long as you read every line on the tutorial and don't skip anything.
    Remember the main points..Turn off autolock, update iTunes to 7.4.2, update firmware to 1.0.2, have an active wifi connection, even use a manual iP address so it doesn't change before you use putty. Don't stress if you crash your iphone. I did a few times and you can always force a restore by holding the home and sleep button for 25 seconds (no less) until the yellow triangle appears. iTunes will detect the crashed phone and restore the iphone and you can start again.

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    I can't find any "EDGE" options in the settings menu

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    Hi, i can't get cyberduck to work. Tried several times, even use a manual IP address but i always end up with this error message:
    I/O Error: Connection failed
    sftp://[email protected]:22
    The kexTimeout (30000ms) expired
    Any suggestions pls? Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Godfather View Post
    I can't find any "EDGE" options in the settings menu
    Are you using an AT&T sim or a foreign one?

    Quote Originally Posted by ipod88 View Post
    Hi, i can't get cyberduck to work. Tried several times, even use a manual IP address but i always end up with this error message:
    I/O Error: Connection failed
    sftp://[email protected]:22
    The kexTimeout (30000ms) expired
    Any suggestions pls? Thank you!
    Is 192.168.1.3 the IP address showing on your iPhone?
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    Quote Originally Posted by poetic_folly View Post
    Are you using an AT&T sim or a foreign one?
    I unlocked the iPhone exactly as described in this guide, I use a Belgian sim (provider: Proximus).

    Sometimes when I open safari or mail I get the error message: Could not activate EDGE: You are not subscribed to edge. On my previous phone I was able to use GPRS services, I'm not sure if it had edge (SE K750i).

    iPhone does detect the edge network, I see the little E netst to the providername.

    I checked again and the EDGE option shows up now, my mistake
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    Is 192.168.1.3 the IP address showing on your iPhone?[/QUOTE]

    Yup, i used a manual IP address and it shows 192.168.1.3 on my iPhone. Tried changing it to 192.168.1.4 and it still gets me the same error.
    Thanks!

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    Default SMS Reception does not work
    Hi
    I did all as described.
    Youtube doent't work, don't care.
    SMS sending works, receiving does not.
    Any idea
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