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Thursday April 26, 2012 4:07 pm

How to unlock the iPhone 4s for free (Instructions)

Posted by Andrey Malskiy Categories: Apple, Smartphones, Mods / Hacks

iPhone 4s unlock

Are you walking around with an iPhone that shackled to a mobile carrier that you'd like to free? Well, there's now a super-easy way to unlock any iPhone running iOS 5.1 or earlier. Yes, that includes unlocking the iPhone 4S. Through a series of persistent hacking, a programmer who goes by the moniker of Loktar_Sun has finally found a way of spoofing the iPhone, thus allowing the user to unlock the device. A few things are needed in order to get started: You've got to jailbreak your iPhone (one that isn’t officially blacklisted), the free unlocking app (SAM) from Cydia, and an Internet connection. Read on for instructions.

First, go into the Cydia app on your jailbroken iPhone, and add the following repo by going into Manage > Sources > Edit:


From there, go into the source that you just added and find the SAM (Subscriber Artificial Module) app, and install it. From there, your phone will relaunch the Springboard. Once you're back, go into the SamPrefs app. Go to the Utilities tab, and tap on the Attempt Activation button. You'll get a dialogue that states "Please wait…this may take a while." Once your phone restarts, you're all unlocked!

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