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    rich47's Avatar
    iPhone Nanite

    6 Posts

    Default Activating and jailbreaking without a SIM card

    I got a cheap iPhone 3gs via eBay. I want to jailbreak it and resell it. When I connected it to iTunes, I got a message saying there was not SIM card installed and that I had to install a SIM card in order to activate it.

    -- Do I need to activate the phone in order to jailbreak/unlock it?

    -- Can I activate it without a SIM card

    -- If I need a SIM card, what kind do I need, where can I get one, and how much should I pay?

    Thanks for helping out.
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    iminboston's Avatar
    iPhone Nanite

    3 Posts


    you can put any sim you have in there, once itunes recognizes a sim it will get off that screen, then you can take the sim out.
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    w00dy's Avatar
    iPhone Intermediate

    211 Posts


    Does this help

    (sorry I'm unable to embed)

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