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With the recent unlocking by AT&T, I requested an unlock for my iPhone 4S.

That said, is there anyway we can deactivate the iPhone 4S (similar to what can be done on other models) so that we can get the phone unlocked without a restore (and inevitably upgrade to 5.1 which loses our jailbreak)?

Thanks in advance.

asked 21 Apr '12, 01:23

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edited 21 Apr '12, 01:24

Not that I've heard of. Hopefully I'm wrong, but AFAIK it can't be done. Yet.

(21 Apr '12, 01:24) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

With the ability of jb 4s and ipad 2, I think redsn0w also can deactivated it. (read "Update #2: Version 0.9.10b7 of redsn0w adds a collection of useful features:  It finally implements the corona-A5 jailbreak for iPhone4S and iPad2 devices still at 5.0.1.")

(21 Apr '12, 01:34) Kumba Kumba's gravatar image

I believe that redsn0w 0.9.10b7 only adds the ability to jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2, no other extra features like deactivation.

(21 Apr '12, 02:03) britta britta's gravatar image

Try SAM? Click ---> Here for SAM instructions

(21 Apr '12, 03:42) Kumba Kumba's gravatar image

just pop in the new sim. it'll say activation required. plug it into itunes and activate. wala

(21 Apr '12, 03:45) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

1) redsn0w does not have the ability to deactivate A5 (or at least yet).

2) SAM does not work for the iPhone 4S.

3) Don't currently have another SIM other than my AT&T SIM. That's why I'm wondering if there is a deactivate feature but I guess not yet.

(21 Apr '12, 12:08) is250 is250's gravatar image

nope. once ya get the new sim just pop it in, it will want to reactivate :)

(21 Apr '12, 13:16) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Today's updated: SAM method even can unlocked any kind of jb iPhone on 5.0 or later :) MN confirmed this... click here and here

(22 Apr '12, 01:50) Kumba Kumba's gravatar image
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Asked: 21 Apr '12, 01:23

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