1. Plan B's Avatar
    Hi all! Im trying to get my iphone activated through itunes. My phone is on the activation screen with a picture of the world on it,

    and the screen says "Please insert in unlocked and valid sim to activate". I have put in two brand new AT&T sim cards and all im getting is "invalid sim",and i cant use itunes cause its giving me a message" itunes cannot open please insert a valid sim card to activate your iphone". can anybody help me through this. Im currently using firmware 1.1.1

    also if i restore it I get error 1015???
    2008-07-14 06:01 AM
  2. Poseidon79's Avatar
    Restore to 1.1.4 and try again.
    2008-07-14 06:10 AM
  3. Plan B's Avatar
    I have tried restoring to all firmware's, the only one that works is 1.1.1
    2008-07-14 06:25 AM
  4. nhoj_yelbom's Avatar
    try ziphone program
    2008-07-14 12:21 PM
  5. SiLeNtKiLLa's Avatar
    Are you using the SIM that came with the iPhone Originally? If not, then it will not activate because you have to unlock your device to use any other type of AT&T or Cingualr SIM that didnt originally come in the iPhone itself. No unlock solution is available yet.
    - iPhone 8gig and 16gig 3G - 3.0 - JailBroken + Unlocked to T-Mobile Unlimited Plan & Total Internet Plan.
    - iPod Touch - UnJailBroken
    - XBOX 360 - Modded Firmware - XBL (my s/n)
    - XBOX - Software Modded - XBMC
    - Dell Inspiron 1521 - [B]Vista Ultimate and
    running Windows XP and Mac OS X 10.5.4 (YES! Mac OS on an Dell PC)
    2008-07-14 06:41 PM
  6. Omars_iPhone's Avatar
    Try restoring to 1.1.4
    and use pwnage tool to jailbreak and unlock then upgrade to 2.0 and try to activate with the sim inside maybe that would work cause you are completing the step with the sim
    2008-07-14 06:45 PM
  7. Plan B's Avatar
    i need get it activated through ITUNES so i can take it back to apple for warranty services
    2008-07-14 10:30 PM
  8. Poseidon79's Avatar
    iTunes will only activate it if you have a VALID account. Otherwise you have to use iLiberyt (or something else) to activate it.
    2008-07-14 10:37 PM
  9. Plan B's Avatar
    I do have a valid account!
    2008-07-15 11:25 AM
  10. sambam2006's Avatar
    Download ziphone, Put it in recovery mode and itunes will detect that it needs to be recover either locate the restore using the shift on windows and browse to the file. Then itunes will restore your iphone. If that doesn't work then try updating to 2.0.

    More info here - iPhoneWorld - Fingers are for tapping - Powered by vBulletin
    2008-07-15 02:12 PM