The US House of Representatives passed a bill that makes cell phone unlocking legal on Tuesday, in response to a White House petition from a year ago.
Unlock iPhone 4, Unlock iPhone OS 4.0
While the software unlock scene hasn’t been active since quite some time, there might be some good news for folks who are stuck with on an iPhone baseband that isn’t unlockable.
A number of sites have started selling a permanent iPhone unlock solution that doesn’t need users to jailbreak their iPhone and simply requires the device’s serial number and the IMEI code.
Back in March, we reported that it was possible to unlock iPhone 4 basebands 04.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.3, iOS 4.3.1, iOS 4.3.2, iOS 4.3.3), 03.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.2.1), 02.10.04 (bundled with iOS 4.1) using Gevey SIM card.
Gevey SIM Interproser doesn’t need users to jailbreak their iPhone as it works by forcing the activation of the baseband using the emergency dialer.
Gevey SIM Interproser doesn’t need users to jailbreak their iPhone but works by forcing the activation of the baseband using the emergency dialer. It can unlock iPhone 4 basebands 04.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.3, iOS 4.3.1), 03.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.2.1), 02.10.04 (bundled with iOS 4.1).
While the iPhone Dev Team are working hard to unlock GSM iPhone, it looks like some folks have figured out a way to flash CDMA iPhone 4 to work on pay-as-you-go carrier Cricket Wireless’ network in the US.
Few weeks back, we had reported that Verizon iPhone 4 had been unlocked to work on China Telecom’s CDMA network.
Sherif Hashim, iPhone hacking expert who had figured out a way to activate iPhone without the need for the official carrier SIM has hinted that software method to unlock iPhone 4 will be released in less than a month.
It has been extremely popular as more than 750,000 iPhone users have already used it to unlocked their iPhone.
Dev Team have just released an updated version of Ultrasn0w – Ultrasn0w 1.1-1 to improve standby battery life.
This makes it the world’s first free software solution to unlock iPhone 4. iPhone Dev team had already released Ultrasn0w 0.93 to unlock all basebands since iPhone OS 3.0 including baseband 05.13.04 that comes bundled with iOS 4 for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G users.