How do i activate iPhone 3G without the orginal SIM?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by birdkicker, May 30, 2011.

  1. birdkicker macrumors newbie

    May 30, 2011
    Ok, so I restored my iPhone 3G and afterwards, I am stuck on the

    "No SIM card installed"
    "Insert a valid SIM with no PIN lock to activate iPhone."

    page so I can't use the phone without activating it.

    I've been searching the web and found a bundle of sources but most of them are really outdated so I'm not sure which ones will work and which ones are patched.

    I found this:
    Activate iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G Officially Without Original SIM or Hacktivation with Redsn0w 0.9.6b6 & SAM | Redmond Pie

    does this work?

    If not, can you tell me what works?

    I don't know if this will be of importance, but I'll have to unlock it to T-Mobile after activation.

    I'd really appreciate it if anybody could take a few minutes off their time and help me out! Thank you!

    I need this quick so please help if you can, as soon as possible
  2. Crystal-RX macrumors 68030


    Dec 22, 2008
    Seattle, WA USA
    Use redsn0w to hactivate it. or are sites can give you all the tutorials to do this.
  3. birdkicker thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 30, 2011

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