Locked 3GS without carrier Sim Card - Stuck on Emergency screen - How to JB/Unlock?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by jcutner, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. jcutner macrumors newbie

    Sep 8, 2010
    Friend of mine has a Telus 3GS, which isn't activated.
    He doesn't have a Telus sim, as he is on Fido
    It seems like it's stuck at the Emergency Call screen, so when swiping it just brings up the keypad.

    How can you get it out of that mode, and to the homescreen so we can find out the FW and Jailbreak accordingly?

    Or *must* the phone be activated with a Telus sim first, before we can do anything?
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    You know what firmware its on right now and if it has any shsh blobs saved on cydia?
  3. jcutner thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 8, 2010
    no idea what firmware, since we can't get to the homescreen to see settings

    my idea is, since my friend is on windows

    use sn0wbreeze to jb/hacktivate an IPSW and update/restore the phone with that...

    dunno if it'll work

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