2023 Author: Gordon Kinson | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 08:36
If suddenly, you find yourself the victim of an accidental software update on a locked iPhone 4, thereby turning the device into a "brick", then we are happy to announce at least some good news. Now you can activate the iPhone without the presence of an official SIM-card of the operator, to which the smartphone is "tied".
Unfortunately, the phone will still not ring on cellular networks, but at least it can be used as an iPod Touch player (install applications from the App Store, download music, surf the Internet using a Wi-Fi connection, etc.).)
How to activate a locked iPhone 4 without an operator SIM card
1. Download and install iPhone4 Hacktivate Tool (available for Windows users only).
2. Launch iPhone4 Hacktivate Tool.
3. Click on the 1. Run SSH_RD Tool button and enter the device into DFU mode.
4. Click on the 2. Run SSH connect button.
5. Make sure the disks are mounted, the following lines should appear on the screen:
Mounting / dev / disk0s1s1 on / mnt1..
Mounting / dev / disk0s1s2 on / mnt2..
6. Click the 3. Run Hacktivate Tool
appears: Continue connecting and add host key to the cache?
(Y) es, (N) o, C (a) ncel, © opy Key:
iPhone will boot into Recovery Mode (iTunes icon on screen).
7. Press the 4. Exit Recovery Mode button.
The smartphone will boot into the welcome menu. Set up iPhone like new.
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