|Nov 26, 2008, 04:09 PM||#1|
Prepaid SIM card LG/Net 10 - UNLOCKED iPhone
I have an iPhone unlocked both via software and through TurboSim (hardware unlock). I don't have a sim card in it because I've got a Net 10/LG prepaid piece-of-crap phone whose sim won't work in my iPhone; it says "No Service" even though I obviously do have service.
Is there any way I can use this sim card and get rid of my other phone?
|Nov 26, 2008, 04:47 PM||#2|
That is to say, in a conventional SIM locking arrangement, the phone knows what network it "belongs to", and it will reject any SIM which was issued by any competing networks.
In a Net 10 SIM, the SIM card itself also knows the IMEI of the phone it was originally paired with, and it will reject any phone which reports a different IMEI.
You'd need to either hack the iPhone to report a different IMEI, or else figure out a way to modify the TurboSIM so that it relays fake information in both directions - a fake MNC/MCC to the iPhone to make it think it's on AT&T, and a fake IMEI to the SIM card to make it think it's inserted in its original paired phone.
|Feb 7, 2009, 03:03 AM||#3|
That's what i just did with my T-Mobile pre-paid SIM..
I think i got a NET10 phone laying around there somewhere.. i'll try it and see what they say..
8GIG IPhone 2G 2.2.1 (T-Mobile Prepaid)
16GIG Touch 2.2.1 (JB)
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