Help! May be damaged??

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by gr8fl4295, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. gr8fl4295 macrumors member

    May 25, 2006
    After unlocking my 1.0.2 iPhone with anySim back in September, I tried to virginize it tonight. Couldnt figure it out, and then decided to upgrade to 1.1.1.
    Seem like it was going ok until I got a message in iTunes saying:

    "There is a problem with you iPhone.
    We're sorry, the iPhone you connected may be damaged and cannot be activated for service. We recommend you visit your nearest Apple Store for more information.
    To find your nearest Apple Store, click here."

    what in the hell does this mean?
    I tried to restore it, it just does the same thing.

    What do you guys suggest?
    If iTunes can't restore the system software then is it F*ed?
  2. Stevenha macrumors newbie

    Oct 24, 2007
    Oklahoma city
    Man, mines been like since last month, its been really stressing for me to watch my iphone nothing better, but a paperweight . Any can help us both with this will be dearly rewarded.

  3. Stevenha macrumors newbie

    Oct 24, 2007
    Oklahoma city
    Also check your IMEI number its changed! Apple store won't let me return even though I had problems with it before ,when it wasn't been attempted to be unlocked.
  4. unity macrumors 6502a

    Sep 30, 2005
    Green Bay, WI
    You ignored the warnings and upgraded. You now have an iBrick but there are options. I suggest you search about. There are way to re-unlock, then revert and such.

    Next time, read the read me and check out the sites. This has happened to many who have not read the warning on the installer or honestly not know this would happen. Not EVERYONE keeps up with the latest new so cant blame ya.

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