Can you update an iPhone that has no service

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by DBZmusicboy01, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. DBZmusicboy01 macrumors 6502a

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    so if we cancelled the service and we want to update the iphone what if it says we need to activate ? is there a way to pass that if we do have a simcard
     
  2. Mr Bigs macrumors 6502a

    Mr Bigs

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    Yes
     
  3. DBZmusicboy01 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    thank you..but how and if we haven't sync to a new computer yet
     
  4. FreakinEurekan macrumors 68040

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    1. Sync to a computer

    2. When it asks if you want to update, say "Yes"
     
  5. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Even inactive sims will activate a GSM iphone and let you into the homescreen.
    As long as the sim is from the carrier the phone is locked to.
    If its unlocked any simcard will do the trick.
     

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