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macrumors newbie
Original poster
Oct 6, 2012
Have a iPhone 4 and AT&T has placed the restriction to only AT&T towers. We live in a shared area have been with them for 10 years. Went over their usage limit on a unlimited plan. Would really like to "lift" the restriction and stay under their usage amount. Is their a hack for this?


macrumors G4
Mar 16, 2009
The Jailbreak Community
If you are asking about unlocking your phone for all GSM carriers, you can pursue an IMEI unlock from AT&T or a grey market vendor.

Various carriers offer different plans.


macrumors 604
Jun 9, 2009
Mich near Detroit
no there is no way to lift or fake a restriction it's done through your IEMI. your only option is if your not on contract get it unlocked and change carriers. you can talk to AT&T and see if you can work it out.


macrumors 603
Aug 15, 2009
Connecticut, USA
Nope. The restriction is placed on your phone for excessive off-network usage. It is all done on the provisioning end, not on your phone, and i do nit think there is any way around it. If you can show that you have no on-network coverage at your home address, you may be able to get out of your contract without a penalty. Otherwise, I'm afraid your stuck.
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