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Old Jun 15, 2009, 03:46 PM   #1
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Question Can I use an old iPhone as iPod after deactivating it?

I pre-ordered an iPhone 3G S, so next Friday I would like to give my 1st Gen iPhone to my daughter so she can use it as an iPod Touch. I read that it's possible but can somebody tell me what are the steps to follow?
I have a MacBook, but she has a Windows PC... Is it possible to remove all my music, contacts, videos, etc so she can sync it with her computer just as an iPod.? Do I have to remove the sim card? Will she be able to sync it and download software updates if it's deactivated?
Thank you for your help
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Old Jun 15, 2009, 03:49 PM   #2
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As long as you leave the original, previously activated SIM in the phone, it'll have full functionality (except for phone, obviously).

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3406
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Old Jun 15, 2009, 10:10 PM   #3
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If you're worried about the SIM, you can hacktivate it via QuickPwn/PwnageTool.
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