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I found my old iPhone 5 with iOS 7.0.x(I forgot the exact version) jailbroken with evasion7. But after leaving it for so long, I forgot the passcode. I have changed carriers so I cannot activate it if I did a fresh restore. Will I be able to activate it after I do a semirestore?

asked 06 Jun '15, 21:56

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If you found it, then it has the locked carrier's SIM, from your original network, right?

(06 Jun '15, 22:01) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Yes it is.

(07 Jun '15, 00:46) Tp1194045441 Tp1194045441's gravatar image

Ok the carrier is irrelevant then, you could restore in iTunes. How are you going to use SemiRestore on it though, if you don't know the lock passcode?

(07 Jun '15, 02:29) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

I know I have OpenSSH on the device. Will the computer accept it?

(07 Jun '15, 11:52) Tp1194045441 Tp1194045441's gravatar image

Openssh is irrelevant...without knowing the passcode I don't think semi restore will work. Only Option is a restore in itunes and set up as new

(07 Jun '15, 12:08) Tilerone Tilerone's gravatar image

I found hat out as well when I tested it on my passcode protected iPod touch 5G. Semirestore required a passcode to proceed. But is there any other way to get rid of passcode without restoring? It is a very nice phone and I do not want it to be left in my draweer.

(07 Jun '15, 15:27) Tp1194045441 Tp1194045441's gravatar image

No, and even if there were, passcode bypassing is against the rules. People lie on the Internet (I swear it's true).

All you need to do is restore it in iTunes. Loss of the jailbreak will help you to remember your passcodes in the future. :P

(07 Jun '15, 19:40) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

OK, I will restore it then. That is the only choice...Hope 8.3 JB comes soon!

(08 Jun '15, 00:16) Tp1194045441 Tp1194045441's gravatar image

Same here. I don't thnik we're alone. :D

(08 Jun '15, 00:42) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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Asked: 06 Jun '15, 21:56

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