1. rexassian's Avatar
    OK, I've searched, I promise, but obviously my search kung-foo is not working tonight. I've jailbroken my 1st gen iphone loaded with firmware 2.2 using quickpwn. Now I plugged in my tmobile sim card and after turning the phone back on, I see this:

    Different SIM detected
    please connect to iTunes

    what am I missing to get the unlock to work? Thanks for tolerating this easy question.
    01-13-2009 12:57 AM
  2. iainside's Avatar
    I'm also having this problem. Going to try re-doing the process, but any help would be appreciated.
    01-13-2009 03:00 PM
  3. Jeremy's Avatar
    Leave the sim in while unlocking and are you sure you are activating as well?
    01-14-2009 12:47 AM
  4. rexassian's Avatar
    I'm not sure what you mean by activating? The t-mobile sim card is activated.

    I'll try quickpwn again with the t-mobile sim card in. Thanks.
    01-14-2009 01:34 AM
  5. Jeremy's Avatar
    I'm not sure what you mean by activating? The t-mobile sim card is activated.

    I'll try quickpwn again with the t-mobile sim card in. Thanks.
    I don't mean the sim card, the phone itself. You can not get a new iPhone and just pop a AT&T sim in it and expect it to work. It needs to be activated via iTunes first. Same applies for when you jailbreak/unlock with a pwnage tool. There is a option to "activate" the phone. Hope this helps.
    Last edited by Jeremy Sikora; 01-18-2009 at 11:06 PM.
    01-14-2009 11:04 AM
  6. tooki's Avatar
    Where is that? I didn't see that option in QuickPwn, either. I had the same failures as the original poster.
    01-16-2009 07:25 AM
  7. MrEClass's Avatar
    Open up iTunes and it'll bring you to a page asking you to Activate the phone.

    Of course this is after you have successfully completed all the jailbreaking/unlocking steps.
    01-18-2009 08:33 PM
  8. secretagent412's Avatar
    Sorry if I'm being obtuse, but you must jailbreak/unlock and then activate? Or vice versa? And this is with the t-mobile sim?
    01-31-2009 03:03 AM
  9. MrEClass's Avatar
    Yes you must jailbreak/unlock first. And as Bad Ash said, "Same applies for when you jailbreak/unlock with a pwnage tool. There is a option to "activate" the phone. Hope this helps."

    So use the PwnageTool and then Activate the iPhone with your T-mobile sim
    02-03-2009 10:46 PM
  10. blakejackson's Avatar
    In pwnage, there is a specific option to UNLOCK the phone as well as jailbreak it. Jailbreaking alone will not allow other carrier's sim cards to work in the phone. Jailbreaking simply allows one to install unapproved third party apps to the phone. You need to UNLOCK the phone as well as jailbreak it.
    02-07-2009 09:30 PM
  11. Hueco514's Avatar
    In pwnage, there is a specific option to UNLOCK the phone as well as jailbreak it. Jailbreaking alone will not allow other carrier's sim cards to work in the phone. Jailbreaking simply allows one to install unapproved third party apps to the phone. You need to UNLOCK the phone as well as jailbreak it.
    If I use quickpwn tool, will that jailbreak and unlock it? I unlocked it for my friend and it said the same thing on his phone that the Original Poster's phone said. Would I then proceed to activate it? If so, where in iTunes?
    02-11-2009 02:28 AM
  12. Hueco514's Avatar
    Yes you must jailbreak/unlock first. And as Bad Ash said, "Same applies for when you jailbreak/unlock with a pwnage tool. There is a option to "activate" the phone. Hope this helps."

    So use the PwnageTool and then Activate the iPhone with your T-mobile sim
    Wait, there's an "activate" option with pwnage tool? Really? After I unlocked it/jailbroke it twice, it never said that. So if I go to iTunes after I unlock/jailbreak it, there should be an activate option? And if so, would it lock the phone again because it's T-Mobile? When I went to iTunes it said the sim card was not compatible, that's all.
    02-11-2009 03:04 AM
  13. MrEClass's Avatar
    Yes, once you go into iTunes then you Activate it from there. Not too sure if you put sim in by that time or not.....
    02-19-2009 06:13 PM
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