Can I loose the unlocking on a factory unlocked iphone?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by phiber, May 13, 2011.

  1. phiber, May 13, 2011
    Last edited: May 14, 2011

    phiber macrumors newbie

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    Hi everyone,

    I have a factory unlocked iphone 4 that I bought new direct from apple australia.
    I have it running ios 4.2.1, jailbroken by Greenpoison.
    I would like to restore my phone to the current 4.3.3 firmware, hereby giving up the jailbreak and erasing everything on the iphone.

    Is there any risk I could lose the unlock on my phone?

    Thanks :apple:
     
  2. eastercat macrumors 68040

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    You obviously know a user can lose a software unlock through updating. However, how do you think someone can lose a hardware-based factory unlock?
     
  3. phiber thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I don't know, that's why I ask.
    Thanks for the replies guys.
     
  4. crazytiger86 macrumors 6502

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    I suppose you can't really loose anything if it isnt tied up to anything
     
  5. musicmax macrumors member

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  7. psywzrd macrumors 68030

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    I'm sure you know this already but you do know that 4.3.3 can be jailbroken, right? It sounds like you just want to restore to stock and don't really care but I just wanted to put that out there.
     
  8. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    From the boards rules:

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