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  1. macdude08's Avatar
    I just jailbroke and attempted to unlock my iphone 3g (not s) so I can use it on t-mobile. I've successfully unlocked a 3gs before with blackra1n but blackra1n wont work with a 3g. Everything was going fine until i put my tmobile sim in my iphone. It's stayed at "Searching..." for almost 30 mins now. I just now got a message that says "waiting for iphone activation. this may take some time." How can I get my iphone 3g activated on tmobile? What am I doing wrong?
    02-25-2010 11:56 AM
  2. dragonc12's Avatar
    well number one, blackrain does work with a 3G, but blackrain is just a jailbreak program, NOT and unlock program. so did you actually PERFORM and jailbreak, then an unlock???
    02-25-2010 12:28 PM
  3. macdude08's Avatar
    i ended up using pwnage tool 3.1.5 to jailbreak. then i installed ultrasn0w so that i could unlock it. once cydia finished installing ultrasn0w, i rebooted the iphone, turned off 3g, and it's stuck at "Searching..."
    02-25-2010 12:41 PM
  4. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Well, first things first, what baseband do you have? Ultrasn0w handles certain basebands. Blacksn0w handles other basebands. And if you're using PwnageTool, you may have an older baseband, so give us some deails.
    02-25-2010 05:46 PM
  5. macdude08's Avatar
    My baseband is 05.12.01
    Last edited by macfreak86; 02-26-2010 at 09:42 AM.
    02-26-2010 09:40 AM
  6. applejosh's Avatar
    If I recall correctly, that baseband is unable to be unlocked right now.
    02-26-2010 09:49 AM
  7. big9erfan's Avatar
    Correct, you cannot unlock that baseband currently.
    02-26-2010 10:44 AM
  8. macdude08's Avatar
    02-26-2010 12:10 PM
  9. San Antone RR#IM's Avatar

    Yup. A half dozen threads covering this in the last few days. Many of us waiting for an unlock to come. I locked my phone last night, so had to go buy another phone today that I will use temporarily until an unlock solution becomes available.
    02-26-2010 12:45 PM