03-14-2011, 10:25 PM #1
Did System Restore to a Jailbroken IPhone 3G...help!
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Purchases a jail broken iPhone 3G from EBay and used it for a couple months. Reselling it to a coworker and, tried to get all my contacts and apps off of it by doing a system restore on iTunes. Now I am getting an error message that says "no sim card installed, inset a valid sim with no pin lock to activate phone" but when I put a tmobile sim card in in it still doesn't work. Any suggestion??
03-15-2011, 11:07 AM #2
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03-16-2011, 08:44 AM #3
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If it was jailbroken it probably was unlocked through the jailbreak - so any simcard could work. Once you restored it - the jailbreak was wiped. Unfortunately once you do a restore it puts the latest baseband firmware onto the phone. The unlock only works with certain versions of baseband. You can check your baseband version by going to settings -> general -> about -> at the bottom is modem firmware.
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