iPhone 3G Ex-jailbroken

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Lime-monkey, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. Lime-monkey macrumors newbie

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    Hey guys, I jail broke my iphone ages ago and when it was jailbroken i changed the carrier name and made it show the battery pacentage. And they were the only things that stayed there after i restored it. Now i would LOVE to have the normal carrier name. but id like to keep the battery pacentage.

    Is there a way to do this?
     

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  2. heyyitzmelissa macrumors 6502

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    Download FakeCarrier

    Edit: just realized you aren't jailbroken. You can't because changing carrier name edits a string in English.lprog/SpringBoard.strings. It saved that string in the back up and you restored from it. That part doesnt require jailbreak so that's why you have the edited carrier name
     
  3. Lime-monkey thread starter macrumors newbie

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    So i cannot get it back? What if i restore it? like without backing it up? i would just have to somehow get my contacts back or re put them in?
     
  4. Lime-monkey thread starter macrumors newbie

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    okay so i jailbroke it today. is there anyway to get it back to normal name? will fakecarrier change it back to normal or?
     
  5. Mannyak macrumors newbie

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    Do a regular firmware restore (without jailbreaking) and "Set up as a new iPhone" instead of restoring from a backup.
     

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