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Old Aug 21, 2008, 10:50 PM   #1
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Why doesn't my jailbroken 3G recognize my SIM?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3G that won't recognize my At&t prepaid sim card when I install it. I have tried winpwn as well as quickpwn to jailbreak and same result. The phone also does not recognize the sim card of my friend who actually has an At&t plan for his first generation iPhone. What am I doing wrong? Thanks for the help!

Edit: I realized I had to restore using Winpwn and not click the "activate" button. All works well.

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Old Aug 21, 2008, 10:52 PM   #2
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Is your phone unlocked?

I am new to iPhones so don't hurt me if this is obvious! :)
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Old Aug 21, 2008, 10:53 PM   #3
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I have a jailbroken iPhone 3G that won't recognize my prepaid sim card when I install it. I have tried winpwn as well as quickpwn to jailbreak and same result. The phone also does not recognize the sim card of my friend who actually has an At&t plan for his first generation iPhone. What am I doing wrong? Thanks for the help!
THERE IS NOOOOOOO UNLOCK AVALIBLE FOR IPHONE 3G....MAYBE READ UP ALITTLE BIT BEFORE YOU TRY SOMETHING
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it even says in quick pwn....DOES NOT UNLOCK IPHONE
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Old Aug 21, 2008, 11:22 PM   #5
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THERE IS NOOOOOOO UNLOCK AVALIBLE FOR IPHONE 3G....MAYBE READ UP ALITTLE BIT BEFORE YOU TRY SOMETHING
Hey Vern,

I'm well aware there is no unlock. Did I ask for one? I am using a prepaid At&t card, and no thanks to you I solved the problem on my own. I'm not sure reading is your strong suite so perhaps maybe you should practice what you preach.
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Old Aug 21, 2008, 11:57 PM   #6
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Hey Vern,

I'm well aware there is no unlock. Did I ask for one? I am using a prepaid At&t card, and no thanks to you I solved the problem on my own. I'm not sure reading is your strong suite so perhaps maybe you should practice what you preach.
har, i saw that coming a mile away
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Old Aug 22, 2008, 02:09 PM   #7
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THERE IS NOOOOOOO UNLOCK AVALIBLE FOR IPHONE 3G....MAYBE READ UP ALITTLE BIT BEFORE YOU TRY SOMETHING
What is this site then?

http://www.unlocksiphone.com/?gclid=...FQhdswodJCdovA
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Old Aug 22, 2008, 02:17 PM   #8
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Probably a scam. There is no 3G unlock.
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Old Aug 22, 2008, 05:26 PM   #9
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Probably a scam. There is no 3G unlock.
No unofficial one anyway. Some carriers (such as Optus in Australia) will unlock them for a fee. Other carriers offer iPhones unlocked in the first place.
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