1. gregpapas14's Avatar
    Okkkkkkkkkkkkk.

    I have an iPhone from a friend he was given in AUS.

    It seems to be an iPhone 4 or S i'm not to sure,

    There is NO simcard tray what so over

    Here are some photos - who ever solves the mistery of being able to restore this phone successfully will be rewarded!

    1.
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    2. Side view where sim tray SHOULD be..
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    2012-03-17 03:04 AM
  2. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Restore it in iTunes, buy a sim tray (tons on eBay)

    No way to tell from a picture if it's a 4 or 4s.
    Last edited by Bo Troxell; 2012-03-17 at 03:09 AM.
    2012-03-17 03:07 AM
  3. gregpapas14's Avatar
    The iphone doesnt show up on itunes to even click shift restore because it has a pass lock - and if you see in the picture there is no space for a simcard tray, there was never a simcard input on the phone...
    2012-03-17 03:09 AM
  4. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    So it's a cdma phone then, your friend doesn't have the password?
    Put in recovery mode, then update in iTunes.
    iClarified - iPhone - How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode
    2012-03-17 03:12 AM
  5. gregpapas14's Avatar
    So it's a cdma phone then, your friend doesn't have the password?
    Put in recovery mode, then update in iTunes.
    iClarified - iPhone - How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode
    do you mind explaining abit about it, and how i could get use out of this phone / get rid of it? thanks

    I've tryed to do research about CDMA but nothing helpful was availble
    2012-03-17 05:32 PM
  6. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Hmmmm, well here in the states, Verizon and Sprint use CDMA (no sim) iPhones, and AT&T uses a sim card,. there are not interchangeable. Factory Unlocked iPhones have a sim card (GSM) like AT&T and T-Mobile etc.
    If your carrier requires a sim card (GSM) then you can not use a cdma phone.
    2012-03-17 08:00 PM
  7. gregpapas14's Avatar
    Hmmmm, well here in the states, Verizon and Sprint use CDMA (no sim) iPhones, and AT&T uses a sim card,. there are not interchangeable. Factory Unlocked iPhones have a sim card (GSM) like AT&T and T-Mobile etc.
    If your carrier requires a sim card (GSM) then you can not use a cdma phone.
    so what your saying is - i should get rid of it to someone who uses Version or Sprint in the states...

    Thanks
    2012-03-18 02:26 AM
  8. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Yup, that would be your best bet.
    2012-03-18 02:40 AM
  9. Cmds187's Avatar
    Sale it
    2012-03-18 02:41 AM
  10. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Restoring it would also make it easier to sell. You could call Apple and make sure that it has not been turned in as lost or stolen and the imei has not been blocked, which would make it unusable on any network.
    2012-03-18 02:45 AM
  11. gregpapas14's Avatar
    Restoring it would also make it easier to sell. You could call Apple and make sure that it has not been turned in as lost or stolen and the imei has not been blocked, which would make it unusable on any network.
    Already have - it's good to go.

    I'll restore it tonight - i tried to put it up for sale on this site but my account was just created so i don't have the privileges right now - feel free if anyone see's this to buy it!
    2012-03-18 02:46 AM
  12. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Yup, for B/S/T posting, must be a member for more than 31 days and 30 or more posts.
    Sorry, had to edit your price you added..........................rules.
    2012-03-18 02:49 AM
  13. gregpapas14's Avatar
    Yup, for B/S/T posting, must be a member for more than 31 days and 30 or more posts.
    Sorry, had to edit your price you added..........................rules.
    all good - currently restoring it
    Last edited by gregpapas14; 2012-03-18 at 02:55 AM.
    2012-03-18 02:52 AM
  14. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    You will have to just let iTunes do it's thing and restore to 5.1 as Apple is no longer signing 5.0.1
    2012-03-18 02:55 AM
  15. i.Annie's Avatar
    You probably only have one choice, which is 5.1 considering you said the device isn't being recognized in the current state it is in. Putting it into recovery mode will allow iTunes to recognize and restore it, but it won't allow other tools to pull SHSHs or read if there are any SHSHs available already to restore to a earlier firmware version than 5.1.
    2012-03-18 02:55 AM
  16. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    ^beat cha^ lol
    2012-03-18 02:57 AM
  17. i.Annie's Avatar
    Fast typer eh...
    2012-03-18 03:08 AM
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