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    johanlindh17's Avatar
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    Default Can not activate iphone 3gs when upgrading to IOS5


    Can imagine that there are many who have had the same problem as me. 've Looked around a lot on the internet but found no answer so I write my own thread here instead ..

    When I resume my 3gs related to the IOS 5 so it gets stuck already at the first steps, like this it says:

    Iphone could not be activated because the activation server is unavailable at the moment. Try to activate by connecting the iPhone to iTunes and try again in a few minutes.

    I tested both through networks and through itunes at least 50 times these past 24 hours but it does not work!

    Thought jailbreak it first but I will not even enter the menu so it is welling out of the question given that I can not access Cydia?

    Anyone know what's wrong? My friend said that maybe I needed to unlock it but I do not want to pay 40 dollars just to busy out the IOS 5 and I can not reset the phone either, because that itunes can not find the iphone device because it can not find my simcard strangely .

    Grateful for answers!
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    Jay_Diesel's Avatar
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    I am currently in the same position as you with my iphone 3gs. If you do find a way then please let e know and if i find a way then i will surely let you know how to resolve this matter.
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    Get a new SIM?

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