1. kzrxryder's Avatar
    I would like to use my old iphone 2g as an iTouch but have lost the origianl activated sim card. I have contacted AT&T / Apple support and they have only one solution: "use it as a paper weight". I kid you not - that was their choice of words. Anyone have a suggestion to get this old but great piece of technology back sothat I can use it as an itouch?

    Thanks people!

    KZRX
    08-17-2011 04:14 PM
  2. Garz's Avatar
    I would like to use my old iphone 2g as an iTouch but have lost the origianl activated sim card. I have contacted AT&T / Apple support and they have only one solution: "use it as a paper weight". I kid you not - that was their choice of words. Anyone have a suggestion to get this old but great piece of technology back sothat I can use it as an itouch?

    Thanks people!

    KZRX
    If you had a activated sim card, why dont you get another from Att? Or you got to know somebody who has a ATT phone/sim card. I dont think it needs that correct data plan. Just a active sim.
    08-17-2011 04:24 PM
  3. Peligro911's Avatar
    All it needs is a sim to connect in for a second to get past the activation part ... Or you could just JB it to get past it .. I think you can use limr1n and choose the activate option
    08-17-2011 06:07 PM
  4. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Agree, you could pick up a SIM Card from at&t ... My original iPhone had a 3G sim card in it, even thought it wasn't 3G. I would jailbreak to bypass the activation process.
    08-17-2011 07:29 PM
  5. tmoney$$'s Avatar
    An ordinary sim card will actually not work for the 2g iphone, it will work for all other generations, but the original iphone 2g actually requires the original sim card for activation. Extremely frustrating, but the only other solution i have found at this point is JB.
    11-21-2011 06:39 PM
  6. Hunter S. Thompson's Avatar
    Jailbreak with blackra1n. Just used the latest blackra1n to try JB a 2g I have in my store and it worked like a charm.

    Edit: It was, at the time, running 3.1.2
    12-02-2011 06:38 PM
  7. rasal's Avatar
    My Granddaughter tried to update her 2g. She did not know the update would screw the phone up.
    She was using a sim card from a non smart at&t phone. I tried to restore phone via iTunes but once done I could get no further because I could not activate the phone. I had no way to determine the os version of the phone. I then tried jail breaking it using blackra1n but the process would never complete. Perhaps I did not have the correct version of blackra1n. Would appreciate any help in getting beyond this problem.
    12-10-2011 09:03 PM
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