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Old Dec 9, 2008, 08:37 PM   #1
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What happens if you restore unlocked iPhone?

What'll happen if you get the Apple Logo of Death on a unlocked iPhone, and in turn need to restore. Will it make it locked back again to AT&T?
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Old Dec 9, 2008, 08:38 PM   #2
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What'll happen if you get the Apple Logo of Death on a unlocked iPhone, and in turn need to restore. Will it make it locked back again to AT&T?
My guess is yes.
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Old Dec 9, 2008, 08:41 PM   #3
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Dang! I just unlocked this phone for a person, and I got 20$ out of it, as soon as it rebooted to "set all the settings". It got the Apple Logo of Death!
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Dang! I just unlocked this phone for a person, and I got 20$ out of it, as soon as it rebooted to "set all the settings". It got the Apple Logo of Death!
My guess was yes...I've never unlocked a phone so I can't say with certainty. Why can't you restore and try the unlock again if it doesn't work?
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Apple Logo of death or the activation screen
Apple logo of death.

I restored it, and Well, i have no way to make sure its unlocked or not, now do I? is there a way to make sure its unlocked w/o having access to another carriers SIM card?
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Apple logo of death.

I restored it, and Well, i have no way to make sure its unlocked or not, now do I? is there a way to make sure its unlocked w/o having access to another carriers SIM card?
My guess is No LOL
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-___-, I had it! i had it!!! now, its stuck on the "Please wait for your iPhone to connect in recovery mode" and its not going to the "Hold home for 5 seconds" thing!!!
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What'll happen if you get the Apple Logo of Death on a unlocked iPhone, and in turn need to restore. Will it make it locked back again to AT&T?
It depends. I think (but can't remember for sure) that it won't flash the baseband unless the you're doing a DFU restore, or the restore file's baseband version is different than the one on the phone.
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Well, I gave up, QuickPwn hangs on the "Waiting for it to connect in recovery mode" thing. anyway around that?
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Well, I gave up, QuickPwn hangs on the "Waiting for it to connect in recovery mode" thing. anyway around that?
Don't use QuickPwn. Try PwnageTool. Follow the instructions _exactly_ -- it's a bit tricky to get the phone into DFU mode. Oh, and you can't use one of the new MacBooks to flash phones in DFU mode -- there's a bug that prevents the Mac from seeing said phones.
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