1. gould44's Avatar
    -Had jailbroken phone 3.1.2 using Blackra1n.
    -Downloaded an SMS alternative through Cydia --- (didn't like it) uninstalled it.
    -Native messenger no longer working -- I can compose a message and send it but it will not be received and I do not receive any messages.
    - Forgot which app I downloaded from Cydia
    - I restored iphone to Firmware 3.1.2
    However, the native messenger still does not work (it it turned on in general settings). Looking for any suggestions. Seems like even with a restore there is residual code left over from jailbreak process??? Should I upgrade to 4.0?? How to completely wipe phone to original factory settings?

    07-26-2010 09:23 AM
  2. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Do a restore but don't sync from back up. That should fix your issue.
    07-26-2010 10:24 AM
  3. gould44's Avatar
    Forgot to mention that I have a new computer(old one crashed)
    downloaded iTunes 9 and could not sync old files. Still messenger
    does not work. ?? Help.
    07-26-2010 10:37 AM
  4. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Then do a restore in iTunes to 4.0. That should fix the issue. If not, take it to apple for an exchange if u still have warranty left.
    07-26-2010 12:56 PM
  5. gould44's Avatar
    I upgraded from 3.1.2 to 4.01 and still no luck with messenger app working. All the other apps work. Its not a hardware issue. I still have residual code left behind from jailbreak (I think??). Any other help would be greatly appreciated.
    07-26-2010 04:17 PM
  6. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    If u restored and didn't sync from backup then there isn't any jailbreak info on the phone. Ur best bet is to take it to Apple for an exchange v
    07-26-2010 04:40 PM
  7. gould44's Avatar
    I have upgraded to 4.01 from 3.1.2(jailbroken) without syncing from backup and messenger app still will not work. I also tried two other apps (textPlus and Textfree) and these will also not send or receive from my iphone??
    07-26-2010 05:24 PM
  8. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Again, it's ur phone. Take it to apple and get an exchange.
    07-26-2010 06:41 PM
  9. gould44's Avatar
    Figured it out. A friend of mine said to call AT&T. They had accidentally removed texting from our family plan. Now its working -- but cant easily jailbreak on 4.01.
    07-26-2010 07:23 PM