Guide: How to fix "different sim detected" on iphone after unlock/jailbreak

Discussion in 'iPhone Discussion & Support' started by cogbuddy, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. cogbuddy

    cogbuddy Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2008

    Once you jailbreak/unlock your iphone, you should have access to Cydia and Installer.

    Follow the steps below to get rid of the "different sim detected" message

    1. Use QUICKPWN 2.1 procedure to Jailbreak and Unlock.

    2. Now you need to remove the previous activation, for that you need to follow the below procedures.

    2.1 Remove any sim cards inside so you have access to cydia, than open cydia, and you are going to search and find the following applications, than install them

    - Open NTPD
    - Open SSH
    - Automatic SSH

    3. Download and Use WinSCP to connect to iPhone WinSCP: Downloading ...

    Guide on using WinSCP with iphone
    Windows Guide To Using WinSCP With iPhone

    4. Follow the below steps:

    4.1 Download patched lockdown file from here
    RapidShare: Easy Filehosting
    4.2 Navigate to to /private/var/root/Library/ and copy lockdown folder to your desktop (for backup just in case - this you need to do)

    4.3 Delete that folder from phone

    4.4 Unzip downloaded patched file and upload to phone to replace the folder you just deleted (make sure you replace the acutal lockdown folder that has the files in it)

    4.5 Naviagte into patched folder and make sure file pemissions are set to 644 for all files (right click on "lockdown" and go to properties, than set file permission to 0644)

    4.6 Reboot phone
  2. cobalt7

    cobalt7 Well-Known Member

    Jan 17, 2009

    thank you for the information buddy.
    this helped a lot