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    Default I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    I have an iPhone 3GS which I've being trying desperately to unlock. At the moment I have iOs 4.1 installed, I can access all my icons, use WiFi, and have Cydia, however when I insert either my O2(UK) sim or LycaMobile sim it still reads No Service. I used RedSn0w to unlock it. Any help would be greatly recieved.

    Device info : (from Settings > About)
    Version: 4.1 (8B117)
    Model:Mc131B
    Modem Firmware: 06.15.00
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    Default I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Like I suggested in the other thread u have. Purchase a hardware unlock online. Easy and permanent unlock.
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    Default I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    The issue is redsn0w jailbreaks, not unlocks. Ultrasn0w which is available in Cydia can unlock. They are two different things. Simply installing Cydia won't unlock if you don't install ultrasn0w or the right apn for your carrier.

    You have the iPad baseband so you should be ok once you install ultrasn0w but you will lose your gps.

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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    They are two different things. Simply installing Cydia won't unlock if you don't install ultrasn0w or the right apn for your carrier.



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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    I applied to O2 for the unlock code, they should send it as the handset is now out of contract. Fingers crossed. thanks for replies
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Quote Originally Posted by nodgie View Post
    I applied to O2 for the unlock code, they should send it as the handset is now out of contract. Fingers crossed. thanks for replies
    I’m confused. I’ve heard all along that European GSM phones were all sold unlocked - apparently that is not true?
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Quote Originally Posted by Laelipoo View Post
    The issue is redsn0w jailbreaks, not unlocks. Ultrasn0w which is available in Cydia can unlock. They are two different things. Simply installing Cydia won't unlock if you don't install ultrasn0w or the right apn for your carrier.

    You have the iPad baseband so you should be ok once you install ultrasn0w but you will lose your gps.

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    I installed Ultrasn0w from inside Cydia, inserted my sim but it still reads No Service. I swiched Airplane mode on/off, still no Service. Just to clarify: iOS version:4.1 Base band:06.15.00
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Re-flash the 6.15, then re-install ultrasn0w
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Quote Originally Posted by humanmusic View Post
    Re-flash the 6.15, then re-install ultrasn0w
    How do I do this? redsn0w? I'm new to this.
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    google how to get into DFU mode, open up the redn0w version that matches your current iOS, somewhere in there is an option to install ipad baseband, choose that and let it do it's thing.
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Quote Originally Posted by humanmusic View Post
    google how to get into DFU mode, open up the redn0w version that matches your current iOS, somewhere in there is an option to install ipad baseband, choose that and let it do it's thing.
    Thaks for the response. I know how to go into DFU mode, doing some googling I found that I need RedSn0w 0.9.9, can anybody point me to a download link?

    Edit: I found it :

    I hope this is useful to someone
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Did it! Jailbroken at last!
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    cool!
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    Default I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    Quote Originally Posted by nodgie View Post
    Did it! Jailbroken at last!
    Jailbroken or unlocked? Presumably both but congratulations


    I said piracy was bad.
    Never have I said that I'm not a pirate.
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    Default Re: I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    How to re-flash 6.15??
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    Default I've got Cydia but my still no service.

    That is great Nodgie.
    Never liked Apple, love it now.

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    3gs 32 gb white, iOS 4.3.1 JBed with redsn0w.
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