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# 19206 9-Feb-2008 10:47
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At last all of you users out there that have been waiting to be able to unlock your Out of the Box 1.1.2 or 1.1.3 firmware iPhone you now can! There is an excellent tutorial here. Remember this is for OTB 1.1.2 or 1.1.3 with Bootloader 4.6. 

I have not done this as mine is an OTB 1.0.2 so I don't need to. If anyone wants to try it and post your results/comments for others to see to help everyone out. 

Remember peoples the usual rules apply, you must follow the tutorial step by step, don't skip anything because you think you know better or else you may end up with a really nice looking paperweight!

Don't forget once you have done this to install the ".co.nz" keyboard shortcut - see here




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  # 109442 9-Feb-2008 11:13
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typical, a week after my everysim arrived haha never mind :)

so i have a jailbroken 1.1.2 otb.  with this unlock does this mean i can update to 1.1.3? do you know the best way to do this? i imagine using itunes is a bad idea!



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  # 109447 9-Feb-2008 11:39
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Yeah go here to update to and jailbreak 1.1.3





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  # 109463 9-Feb-2008 12:20
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cool, thanks for that.

just wondering wether to remove my everysim and use the new software unlock.  there have been rumblings that these *.sim solutions use more  battery power than without, but havent really seen evidence of this.

also, 1.1.3 doesnt seem to offer anything that i would use and alot of installer apps don't work yet.  maybe will wait for 1.1.4 :)

has anyone else gone from 1.1.2 to 1.1.3? any speeds/battery differences?



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  # 109468 9-Feb-2008 12:32
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just wondering wether to remove my everysim and use the new software
unlock.  there have been rumblings that these *.sim solutions use more 
battery power than without, but havent really seen evidence of this.


I wouldn't know about the battery power side of things as I have only ever used AnySim Software unlocks.

also, 1.1.3 doesnt seem to offer anything that i would use and alot of
installer apps don't work yet.  maybe will wait for 1.1.4 :)


You're right 1.1.3 doesn't offer that much, there certainly seems to be some improvements in smoothness when using apps (IMHO) though. I would say this though although there is not a lot of reason to upgrade, if you can I would. The reason for this is, as you may have noticed, whenever you want to go from from firmware to firmware (unlocked/jailbroken versions this is) you need to have the previous one running. i.e to go from 1.1.1 to 1.1.3 you need to have 1.1.2 installed first. Same with 1.0.2 to 1.1.2 you need to have 1.1.1 first. and the list goes on. What I am saying is when the next firmaware comes out (lets call it 1.1.4) more than likely you will need to have 1.1.3 installed to get to it.

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  # 109488 9-Feb-2008 14:07
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you make a good point regarding firmware updates requiring the previous version.  but i think that since i have my phone setup nicely, everything is working the way it should think i will leave it at 1.1.2 for the time being.  saying that though, if 1.1.4 does come out with some "worthwhile" features, it shouldn't be to much of a mission to goto 1.1.3 and then 1.1.4.





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  # 109490 9-Feb-2008 14:12
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This is true, I suppose it comes back to the old saying "if it ain't broke, don't try to fix it" (but then where's the fun in that!)

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  # 109539 9-Feb-2008 20:28
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i can confirm that it works, i did it on my jailbroken 1.1.2otb using the package on installer(from modmyifone's source)

 
 
 
 


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  # 109555 9-Feb-2008 22:25
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Hmmm I'm having a few problems

I have an OOB 1.1.2, followed the iClarified guides to jailbreak (restore to 1.1.1, jailbreak, Octoprep install, update to 1.1.2, jailbreak) but every now and then I get a message "waiting for activation, this could take some time" - I ususally just press 'dismiss' but is this message a symptom of a failed jailbreak/activation?? Anyway, I installed the 1.1.2/1.1.3 unlock through iClarified's source this morning and this enabled me to put my voda sim in the phone but I have a few issues.

1) if i get sent a txt message, it shows up as arrived ( 1 txt received an unread on my home screen ) but i can't access it. i.e. if i press the sms icon it goes to a blank sms screen then quickly pops me back to my homescreen after 1 second)

2) Trying to dial out, if i press just one number on the phone keypad it quickly takes me back to the homescreen (won't let me input more then 1 or 2 numbers)

3) if I try and ring my vodafone/iPhone from a landline, nothing happens - it rings indefinatley on the landline but complete silence from the iPhone.

After all these issues, if I swap out my voda sim with the original AT&T sim, I can now access the txt messages (but obviously can;t send), I can use the phone keypad in full and finally the phone logs say that I have missed calls from the attempt I tried with my landline but I want all these things to work with my voda sim obviously!!

Any Ideas?? help much appreciated Cry

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  # 109569 9-Feb-2008 23:55
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First two problems are result of Phone and Text app crashing. The reason is the caller id used in New Zealand isn’t supported by the iPhone. So when you get a text or try to call someone those apps crash and returns to the home screen. I suspect this is the reason for third problem as well since you get the call but can’t answer it.

 

There are two ways to solve this. You can either install iWorld from the installer or do it manually. Either way you end up editing a file so the iphone recognize New Zealand number format. However iWorld use a generic phone number format and as a result can’t recognize +64 xx xx numbers but it works with 02xx numbers. Editing this file manually should resolve all the caller id problems; piksel wrote a guide here how to edit this file manually.


I used iWorld when I upgraded from 1.1.1 to 1.1.2 to stop Phone and Text app crashing so my phone can't recognize some numbers (I can always go back and edit it manually), but most numbers in my contacts are in 02xx format. I recommend that you edit it manually.







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# 109592 10-Feb-2008 07:56
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Thanks STI...you're a lifesaver! - everything working correctly now, many thanks Laughing

I'd replaced my AppSupport framework with a so-called 'patched' one from somewhere on the net - maybe it got corrupted but it was far easier in the end, to edit it myself.

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  # 109607 10-Feb-2008 09:15
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OurFord: After all these issues, if I swap out my voda sim with the original AT&T sim...

Slightly off topic, but after a couple of failed upgrades I've started making sure the AT&T sim is in the phone before upgrading, and only going back to my Vodafone sim for the unlock.

Of course this might just be voodoo. Anyone have a concrete view on whether this should make any difference?

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