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Old Aug 4, 2010, 04:10 PM   #1
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If JB & Unlocked iPhone 4 is restored, will it still be unlocked?

I'd like to unlock my iPhone 4, but don't need or want it to remain jailbroken (for security & warranty reasons). If I restore a jailbroken and unlocked iPhone to a pre-JB backup, will it still be unlocked?

If not, is there any way to permanently unlock an iPhone?
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Old Aug 4, 2010, 04:14 PM   #2
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If you restore after applying the ultrasn0w unlock, you will lose the unlock.

If you get it officially unlocked through your carrier, it will always be unlocked, even after a restore.

If you're in the US on AT&T, you're SOL, as they won't unlock any iPhone.
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Old Aug 4, 2010, 04:15 PM   #3
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Yes, if you restore a jailbroken + unlocked phone you will loose your jailbreak and unlock.

No. If the phone came locked to a carrier from Apple, there is no way to perma unlock the phone.
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Old Aug 4, 2010, 05:12 PM   #4
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Oh well. Thanks for the help.
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Old Aug 4, 2010, 05:15 PM   #5
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You need the jb first for the unlock.
If you restore to stock firmware both unlock and jb will be gone. It's not permanent.
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