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How To Unlock iPhone 4s

The iPhone 4S is one of the smartest Apple products and experts feel that this is one iPhone that is way ahead of its league. A complete touchscreen, the iPhone 4S is a 5th generation iPhone that is integrated with SIRI, a voice recognition system and iCloud, which is a cloud storage service.


Released on October 14, 2011 for the first time, the iPhone 4S uses iOS 5.1.1, which is the most advanced mobile operating system by Apple.

So when you buy an iPhone 4S in the US to use in South Africa, India, Nepal, or Russia the one thing that you should know about is how to unlock iphone 4s. There are several different ways of unlocking the iPhone 4s and here is a snapshot of each of the ways.

If you are frustrated and helpless with your inability to unlock your iPhone 4s then check out the below mentioned method that will facilitate the unlocking of an iPhone4S.

Unlock using SAM 5.0 or 5.1

Here is a step by step approach to using SAM for unlocking your iPhone 4s:

  • Choose software to jailbreak your iPhone4s. Recommended: Absinthe
  • Go to your iPhone4s springboard

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  • Launch Cydia
  • Select Manage from the bottom-most tab
  • Manage menu has packages, sources, storage. Choose “Sources”
  • In the sources page, click on edit at the top right corner
  • Sources tabs: BigBoss, Cydia/Telesphoreo, Dev Team, ModMyi.com, ZodTTD & MacCiti
  • Now press the “add” button at the top left corner
  • You will see a small box that says “Enter Cydia / APT URL”
  • Type http://repo.bingner.com and click on “Add Source” button
  • No click on the “Return to Cydia” button
  • You will be back on the “Sources” page where you will see a new tab named “Bingner”
  • Click on Bingner and it will open a drop down list
  • Choose “SAM” from the list
  • Click on “Install” button on the top right hand corner
  • Click on “Confirm”
  • Once you see “Complete” written on the screen, click on “Reload Springboard” button at the bottom of the screen
  • Now insert your SIM CARD and select “SAMPrefs” from the iPhone springboard
  • In the “SAM” page, click on utilities
  • You will see three options: Backup Activation, De-activate iPhone, and Restore
  • Activation
  • Choose “De-Activate iPhone”
  • You will see a “SAM Notification Box” that says De-activated. Click Ok
  • You will be back on the “SAM main menu” where it shows SAM enabled
  • First choose “method” and then choose “By Country and Carrier”
  • Choose “Country” and then choose the country of “ORIGINAL SIM” e.g: India if you bought the SIM from India.
  • Choose “Carrier” and then “original carrier”
  • Now select “SIM ID”
  • Click on “More Information” and then copy the SAM details mentioned under IMSI to the clipboard

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  • Click on “Spoof Real SIM to SAM”
  • Now go back to the main SAM menu and paste the IMSI number where it says “IMSI”
  • Now connect your iPhone 4s to your laptop or PC
  • Re-activate your iPhone using iTunes
  • Now disconnect iphone from your PC or laptop
  • Open “SAMPrefs” and disable it
  • Now connect iPhone to your PC or laptop again
  • Launch iTunes
  • You will see an error message that says “The iPhone ‘iClarified’s iPhone’ failed to activate. Please try again later”

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  • Press ok and close iTunes
  • Restart iTunes again
  • Wait for a few minutes and you will see the signal bars

This is how you unlock an iPhone 4s in matter of minutes!! Now you don’t really have to worry about unlocking your iPhone but you do need to remember that you should jailbreak your iPhone before you start this process.

Some of the top iPhone jailbreakers include Absinthe, Ac1dSnow, AutoSHSH, Blackra1n, Bootloaders, F0recast, GreenPois0n, iFaith, iLiberty+, and Redsn0w for Mac OS X among others.

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So now enjoy several third party software and utilities on your iPhone 4S which can be run seamlessly without any restrictions from Apple. Please let us know if you face any issues during this process.

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