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Hello. I have a 16GB CDMA iPhone 4 from Verizon. It was updated from 4.2.6 to 5.01 and the baseband was preserved (1.0.05). I have Jailbroken with redsn0w 0.9.10b4 and the phone complains of not being activated. Every 10 seconds, a message will popup telling me "This iPhone is not activated" and that I need to call my carrier.

As a result, this message makes the phone unusable. Unfortunately legit activation is impossible as I am far away from the united states and have no intention of ever using this device for its cell phone functions (I just want it as an iPod touch). Since it is jailbroken, I'm hoping there is some way to fake an activation, or simply make this message go away.

Redsn0w does not give me a "Deactivate" option and in Sn0wbreeze, the "Hacktivate" option if greyed out when I give it the CDMA firmware. Ultrasn0w cannot install correctly and I have been unable to obtain S.A.M as the source times out when trying to access.

Ideally, I want this message to go away and all cellular functions disabled. Thank you

EDIT: THANK YOU SO MUCH. kralle & ravirag! I was just typing the repo wrong. SAM worked wonders. (I was seriously at this like all night)

asked 22 Jan '12, 03:31

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edited 22 Jan '12, 04:08

you could try sam ?

did you try this one ? --> sorry i did not see you try it

wait a few minutes try again to add the repo :) (for me i works )


answered 22 Jan '12, 03:33

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edited 22 Jan '12, 03:37

I know this is solved, but Ihave a quick question. I have an iPhone 5 that was given to me, but it is still on someones account. I want to deactivate it and place it on my account. Will S.A.M. be able to do this for me? It is a Sprint iPhone 5


answered 07 Feb '13, 10:30

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