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Do all versions of Redsn0w automatically Hacktivates (activate without using an At&t Sim Card) my iPhone?


asked 14 Feb '11, 18:29

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I can confirm that I have used 0.9.6rc8 on my iphone 4 and it works perfectly on windows... But for better results after you hactivate with redsn0w you better install SAM from cydia and deactivate the hactivation and use SAM to emulate an AT&T SIM and activate with itunes to prevent battery problems assosiated to hacktivation.


answered 14 Feb '11, 18:37

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edited 14 Feb '11, 18:40

Thank you!

(14 Feb '11, 18:42) manobray manobray's gravatar image

Thanks for the confirmation, @w11z; and just for clarification, @manobray, here are the steps for installing SAM and SAMPrefs:

  • Add as a repo in Cydia
  • Install "SAM" and "SAMPrefs"
  • Follow the steps here with redsn0w or PwnageTool
  • Go to Settings > SAM and touch "De-Activate iPhone"
  • Activate with iTunes
(14 Feb '11, 18:43) gomanski gomanski's gravatar image
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