unlocked iphone 3G doesn't work after trying to update

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by lilo0oli, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. lilo0oli macrumors newbie

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    hi guys.

    i've been using my UNLOCKED iphone 3G for past 6 months without any problems.

    but today, i was trying to update my phone:confused: everything was going right but suddenly the update proccess stopped, and since then i have these screens on my phone and pc.

    what should i do? :(

    should i unlock it again? :(
    how can i do that when i just have this screen on my phone? it doesnt allow me to do ANYTHING with my phone :(

    thanks a lot for your time and your help.
     

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  2. -aggie- macrumors P6

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  3. lilo0oli thread starter macrumors newbie

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    hi. thanks for your prompt reply:)

    i tried that, exactly same thing happens.

    please, take a look at my phone's screen. isnt that LOCK icon on top of the screen means that my phone is locked again???

    should i unlock it???

    i have some personal files, photos, videos on my phone.
    i cant give it to someone else to fix it. it is too risky.

    i need to fix it myself...

    please help me :(
     
  4. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Not at all.

    If you want.

    Not anymore. Clean update cleared all of that off.
     
  5. lilo0oli thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thanks for your reply.

    the main problem is that i cant complete the update, in the middle of the update process this message appears in the itunes: "the sim card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported..." ( i attached a screenshot to my first post).

    i tried the restore, samething happened.

    and when i click on the restore button, the only options i have is "restore and update" and cancel.

    what should i do now??
     
  6. Ninja Dom macrumors 6502

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    I don't get it? Why were you trying to update an unlocked iPhone.

    Only officially unlocked by Apple iPhone's can be updated to the latest firmware in iTunes with the unlock still intact.

    Unofficially locked iPhones CANNOT be updated in iTunes.
     
  7. lilo0oli thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i didnt know that at that time:(:confused: sorry to disappoint you:D
     
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