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My old iPhone 3G has had the sim slot burn up. I got a different SIM from AT&T and the phone still reports No Sim. Thus, I cannot activate in iTunes post restore. Hacktivating with a jailbreak for some reason interferes with XCode. Is there a way to skip/spoof the activation in iTunes without doing a jailbreak?

asked 09 Sep '11, 21:06

justinxxvii's gravatar image


You can try and use SAM (check our FAQ for details) to remove the hacktivation, not sure if you can activate afterwards using SAM also but it's worth a try, if re-activating with SAM doesn't work, then there is another way, add the repo and the install Push Doctor, this should install a unique set of activation push certificates.


answered 09 Sep '11, 21:29

knightz4u's gravatar image


Run redsn0w on it, but don't check any of the options. That should hacktivate it.


answered 09 Sep '11, 21:07

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spockers ♦♦

ahhh, always thinking

(09 Sep '11, 21:07) therealcmac therealcmac's gravatar image

I'm not sure that'll work, but it's worth a shot.

(09 Sep '11, 21:08) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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