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Free iPhone unlock software released

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 11 Sep 2007 19:30 User comments (27)

Free iPhone unlock software released A group of developers has followed up the release of the iPhoneSimFree software to retailers by offering another solution at a much more attractive price to an iPhone owner; completely free. The 6,458 bytes worth of data has been tested and confirmed working. With the recent $200 price cut from the 8GB iPhone and now unlocking software in the wild, Apple Inc. may be about to see a surge in orders.
While Apple might move quite a few more units from recent developments, AT&T Inc. may be a little bit more inclined to kick up a fuss. Up until now, the iPhone would only work if a customer subscribed to the AT&T network, but now unlocking software means it can be used with T-Mobile in the U.S. or with providers in different countries where it is not yet available.

Daeken, Darkmen, guest184, gray, iZsh, Nightwatch, pytey, roxfan, Sam, uns, Zappaz, and Zf are the nicknames of 12 hackers credited with the creation and release of the free unlocking software.

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27 user comments

111.9.2007 20:57

double postisozt

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211.9.2007 20:58

na-ice. but i dont have tmobile either so it does me no good.

id probably buy one if it worked with sprint

311.9.2007 21:54

this is going to help the sales of the phone more than its goin to hinder.

412.9.2007 4:43

I'm sure this upsets AT&T, since they were supposed to have the iPhone as an exclusive. I bet Apple is not condoning use of this software... with a wild grin on their face while they sell even more phones and still rake in the incentives from their AT&T deal!

512.9.2007 6:04

I have no use for the iPhone, but here's to fair use of purchased property!!

612.9.2007 9:48

If I already have a plan with AT&T, and my phone has a sim card in it, If I get an Iphone and unlock it, will I be able to use the Iphone with my existing plan? If not, what else would I have to do?

712.9.2007 11:21

Anyone know the site adress I got tmobile might have to pick one of these up now

812.9.2007 11:40

this works great there a app out now i did it the old way here how i did it http://iphone.unlock.no/ had no problems but now theres an app call unlock.app http://www.freeiphoneunlock.com/rls/Unlock.app.zip i haven,t try it but i here it works but now i,m done i think i will go back to my MDA i think its a better phone and way more hacks and free software but it was fun to hack the i phone i got from apple for $259 refurbed

912.9.2007 17:15
apuzzi
Inactive

could it have been apple that was behind the unlocking. it sure sells more phones now.

1013.9.2007 15:48

What good is this article with NO LINK to the software, or to a GUIDE on how to use it???

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/breaking/inde...eved-298825.php

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1113.9.2007 15:57

Quote:
What good is this article with NO LINK to the software, or to a GUIDE on how to use it???
It's a news article...
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1213.9.2007 17:38

An incomplete news article... ;)

1313.9.2007 20:17

Sprint....Sprint... How'bout them?

1413.9.2007 23:22
pdxcrash
Inactive

sprint ?? naw - t-mobile brought the first release of windows mobile 6 to North America with the t-mobile wing,, which i have ..free ! haaa .
http://www.letstalk.com/home.htm
hmm did i do that right ..anyway

tmobile is good .. actual internet with their unlimited total access add-on to any plan .. so actually use wifi and internet explorer to access web on my wing ... but if i can get a hold of the iphone ..maybee a trade for my wing ..? hmmmmmmmmm

1513.9.2007 23:33
pdxcrash
Inactive

LET FREEDOM ---- RING !

1613.9.2007 23:41

Too bad, I don't have a power pc, this application won't work on my intel CPU


Yo Yo Yo!

1814.9.2007 6:22

Originally posted by joonbugg:
If I already have a plan with AT&T, and my phone has a sim card in it, If I get an Iphone and unlock it, will I be able to use the Iphone with my existing plan? If not, what else would I have to do?



Anybody know if I could do this?

1914.9.2007 14:46

I checked and the iphonesimfree software is not free. It costs $59.99. The iUnlock software is free but not so easy to run from what I read.

Joonbug: I think you could use your AT&T sim card from your current plan with the iPhone but if you don't have a data plan with your phone plan they will charge you extra for it if you access the internet from their network (not wifi). That's why all plans made for iPhone include unlimited data. Don't forget that the iPhone uses an html browser not wap so it will use much more data to access the webpages the same way you see them in your computer.
If I were you, I would call AT&T customer service just to be sure.

2014.9.2007 16:25

Originally posted by satcgal:
I checked and the iphonesimfree software is not free. It costs $59.99. The iUnlock software is free but not so easy to run from what I read.

Joonbug: I think you could use your AT&T sim card from your current plan with the iPhone but if you don't have a data plan with your phone plan they will charge you extra for it if you access the internet from their network (not wifi). That's why all plans made for iPhone include unlimited data. Don't forget that the iPhone uses an html browser not wap so it will use much more data to access the webpages the same way you see them in your computer.
If I were you, I would call AT&T customer service just to be sure.
Thanks for the reply. I currently pay 19.99 per month for unlimited data for my Nokia E62. So it sounds like I may be good to go. My Nokia battery is starting to get bad on me, so I am close to getting a new phone. I usually dont get a new battery, I just upgrade my phone.

2114.9.2007 17:17

You're welcome.

I think Apple cut $200 off the iPhone cause they probably want to sell more before coming out with the 3G version like they will release in Europe soon. I've never seen them drop their prices on anything they sell this fast. IMHO Edge is crap. lol

2229.9.2007 5:21

too bad this bricks your iphone with the the apple update

2310.10.2007 18:51

will this work in mexico?
will all the functions work?
can any sim be used instead of at&t?

2410.10.2007 22:24

Freeware?! Wow! It kind of makes you wonder who's behind the development of this sowtware; they're certainly generous enough to share this S/W to everyone.

2522.10.2007 9:46

I found software that can unlock an iPhone for free. It's UnlockiPhoneFreeUse 0.1 beta
I saw very good feedbacks, but thre's a problem. I ordered it but they answered that they already have users with my mobile operator and now they can't give it to me. So, maybe someone have this software?

Thank you

261.11.2007 15:59

I see a lot of clowns in this area.

Does anyone know a good utility, self contained, without five or six seperate steps, without five or six seperate utilities, in a fully automatic GUI or script? Native English speaker preferred.

There is a lot of crap to wade through with these iPhone unlock programs. Looking for personal endorsements from the AD community on something trustworthy.

272.12.2010 5:47
Bryan Samuels
Unverified new user

This guide is pretty good, however we have found people sometimes need extra assistance. Should you have any problems following free information there is a membership support service available for iphone unlockers. you can visit http://www.unlockiphone.com.au for more information.

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