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  1. minidiable's Avatar
    Hi to all,

    I come from Italy, and I have an iphone locked with At&T, my brother in USA used it up to 1 month ago.

    It worked well with another sim, not AT&t! He unlocked it through gevey sim (not ULTRA, only GEVEY)

    Now I'm in Italy and I want to unlock my iphone but when I switch it on, it appears the classic image of the connect cable and the itunes logo. If I connect it to itunes , it says that my sim is not supported.

    How can I activate my iphone through gevey?

    Thank you!

    2012-09-17 03:51 PM
  2. Simon's Avatar
    If you updated it to 5.X firmware and have the grey activation screens then a gevey wont work on it. You will have to get it officially unlocked. There a a number of sites that can do it for a ATT iPhone. I personally use If you email them you can get a better price by saying you are an MMi member.

    If your activation screen is black then you are most likely on 4.X firmware so your gevey will still work, you will need an ATT sim to activate though, or you can hactivate with redsnow.
    2012-09-17 03:56 PM
  3. minidiable's Avatar
    I think that I'm in the second group . I've a black activation screen!!! But I don't have a ATT sim. How can I do? Only a Custom Firmware can save me? Thanks
    2012-09-17 04:03 PM
  4. Simon's Avatar
    No, you can hactivate with redsnow 0.9.12b2. It will get you past that activation screen.

    Just run it, select jailbreak and install cydia.
    2012-09-17 04:04 PM
  5. minidiable's Avatar
    And then I will have to use my gevey?
    2012-09-17 04:05 PM
  6. Simon's Avatar
    Yes, you should confirm what your modem firmware is first after activating though. You can find that in settings/general/about.
    2012-09-17 04:06 PM
  7. minidiable's Avatar
    Ok. I did it, and it works. Also the gevey works at all!!!

    But Now I noticed that I'm on fw 4.3.1 and I would like to upgrade to 5.1.1.

    Is it Possible?

    Thank you in advance!
    2012-09-23 08:44 PM
  8. Simon's Avatar
    So it works using the dial 112 method right?
    2012-09-23 08:50 PM
  9. minidiable's Avatar
    2012-09-23 09:06 PM
  10. Simon's Avatar
    Ok, if you want to go to 5.1.1 then your first step is do you have 5.1.1 SHSH?
    2012-09-23 09:07 PM
  11. minidiable's Avatar
    No .. I don't... How can I do? Only with a Custom Firmware?

    2012-09-23 10:33 PM
  12. Simon's Avatar
    If you dont have 5.1.1 SHSH you cant go to 5.1.1 anymore sorry
    2012-09-23 10:37 PM
  13. minidiable's Avatar
    And with a custom firmware?

    2012-09-23 10:42 PM
  14. Simon's Avatar
    Custom firmware, regular firmware, doesn't matter. No SHSH, no 5.1.1.
    2012-09-23 10:57 PM
  15. minidiable's Avatar
    ...And is it possible to unlock an iphone through gevey sim on iOS 6?
    Redsnow works also for this Firmware? Or not yet?

    2012-09-24 07:08 AM
  16. EVO's Avatar
    gevey is not dependent upon iOS version, it is dependent upon the baseband version

    if you go to Settings -> General -> About and scroll down to see where it says "Modem Firmware" that is the baseband version and gevey only supports a certain number of baseband versions
    2012-09-24 09:23 AM
  17. minidiable's Avatar
    Ok! It's true what u say! But to use the Gevey I have to hacktivate my iPhone through redsn0w, and to do it I need to jailbreak it... And I don't think I could jailbreak an iPhone iOS 6 yet... Is it correct?
    2012-09-24 09:37 AM
  18. EVO's Avatar
    yes, and yes no untethered jailbreak has been released for iOS 6, only for developers and its a tethered jailbreak
    2012-09-24 11:10 AM
  19. Cowboy's Avatar
    I can factory unlock it so you dont have to use the gevey pm me if interested!
    2012-09-26 12:31 AM