1. djsambroak's Avatar
    Okay i bought my iphone from my friend and it was already unlocked, it was a 2g, running on the 3.0 software already.
    Tonight, itunes popped up saying i could upload 3.1.2 software onto my iphone, so i downloaded it, and now my iphone is saying its an invalid sim card and i can't do anything on my iphone besides slide to make an emergency call.
    But the strange thing is, i still have service on my iphone, and it tells me if i get a new phone call or voicemail. But i just can't use it. And itunes says it cannot activiate it until i insert a supported sim card.
    Does anybody know how to fix this problem:?
    Last edited by djsambroak; 10-11-2009 at 09:58 PM.
    10-11-2009 09:40 PM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    What was it unlocked from, and what service is your sim card connected to?
    10-11-2009 10:03 PM
  3. djsambroak's Avatar
    It was unlocked using cydia and winterboard.
    And I have tmobile service.

    And now I finally found a match of something related to my problem on google, and someone said that i would be unable to fix this problem, and i'll have to get a new phone, is this true?
    Last edited by djsambroak; 10-11-2009 at 10:32 PM.
    10-11-2009 10:05 PM
  4. djsambroak's Avatar
    I don't know, but I sure hope it's not true.
    I just found it on yahoo answers.
    They were saying there is no way to revert the software update.:/
    10-11-2009 10:55 PM
  5. Alli's Avatar
    This is true. There is currently no unlock for 3.1.x, and there may never be.
    10-11-2009 10:56 PM
  6. djsambroak's Avatar
    Wait so this means, now that i updated my iphone with itunes, i can't do anything about it, and i need a new iphone?
    10-11-2009 10:59 PM
  7. fridayxiii's Avatar
    Wait so this means, now that i updated my iphone with itunes, i can't do anything about it, and i need a new iphone?
    As Alli said, all current indicators are that you cannot unlock 3.1x. You can still use this phone, but only on AT&T. Your best bet might be to look on eBay or Craig's List for an unlocked phone or one that's not on 3.1.
    10-11-2009 11:22 PM
  8. djsambroak's Avatar
    so is there little chance that there will be an unlock for the 3.1.x software?
    the only thing that i don't understand is, how come i can still get text messages, phone calls, and what not?
    10-12-2009 12:47 AM
  9. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Yes. Everywhere on the Internet tells people NOT to upgrade their firmwares through iTunes if you want to unlock.

    Considering that you're using a hacked phone, maybe in the future you shouldread up on some things just a little bit before going "button-click happy".

    In answer to your question - no, you can not unlock your phone if it is officially updated via iTunes. There is absolutely no way.

    The reason that you're most likely in emergency mode is because you probably have to activate or hacktivate your phone. As for why you're probably still receiving txts and phone calls, I think it may have to do with the fact that you still had your T-Mobile SIM card in the phone while you upgraded via iTunes. It was never removes, so technically, your service was never interrupted or disconnected, but the GUI for your phone has simply been programmed to not allow you access to the features of your working phone until it detects an AT&T SIM card.

    Basically, for now, you're S.O.L.
    10-12-2009 02:21 AM
  10. tsuehpsyde's Avatar
    All I can say to all of these posts is wow, wow, wow....

    I see you posted you have an iPhone 2G (original iPhone). Is this the case? If so:

    1. Download blackra1n (blackra1n) and jailbreak your phone
    2. Install Cydia
    3. Install bootneuter

    Downgrade your BB and unlock and you're good to go. It's the 3G/3GS that are screwed if they upgrade to 3.1 and need unlock...
    10-12-2009 02:27 AM
  11. LVCIFER's Avatar
    I was under the impression that the 2G baseband was also upgraded if they upgraded to OS 3.1 or above.

    Can anyone confirm?
    10-12-2009 02:36 AM
  12. ddarvish#IM's Avatar
    All I can say to all of these posts is wow, wow, wow....

    I see you posted you have an iPhone 2G (original iPhone). Is this the case? If so:

    1. Download blackra1n and jailbreak your phone
    2. Install Cydia
    3. Install bootneuter

    Downgrade your BB and unlock and you're good to go. It's the 3G/3GS that are screwed if they upgrade to 3.1 and need unlock...
    can you be more detailed about this. i did the same stupid this as the OP. I jailbreaked the phone but how can install cydia or do anything since i cant activate the phone? how can i do steps 2 and 3? details?
    10-12-2009 04:16 AM
  13. djsambroak's Avatar
    same exact problem i'm having.
    i downloaded blackra1n and JB'd the phone it rebooted, but i still cannot open up the phone, it's in emergency mode. so i can't install cydia.
    But also, cydia and winterboard were already on my iphone.
    10-12-2009 04:32 AM
  14. djsambroak's Avatar
    same exact problem i'm having.
    i downloaded blackra1n and JB'd the phone it rebooted, but i still cannot open up the phone, it's in emergency mode. so i can't install cydia.
    But also, cydia and winterboard were already on my iphone.
    10-12-2009 04:54 AM
  15. ddarvish#IM's Avatar
    anyone can help with last few posts? Buump^
    10-12-2009 02:31 PM
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