You Can Update to iOS 7 Without a Registered iPhone UDID!

Posted June 11, 2013 at 2:28am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 586805 views
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It's currently possible update to iOS 7 without having your iPhone's UDID registered in a developer account.

We were first alerted to this by iClarified reader Will Peterson who performed the update on two iPhone 5s. We have tested and confirmed it working on the iPhone 4S, a brand new iPhone 5, and an additional iPhone 5.

To perform the update you must get a hold of the iOS 7 ipsw, press and hold the Option key (Shift for Windows) and click Update in iTunes. Select the iOS 7 ipsw from the popup window to install.

It's unclear why this is working. Only iPhone devices registered by developers are supposed to be able to install beta firmware. Perhaps Apple took down this check since its servers are being flooded at the moment.


- Do not do this if you want to retain your jailbreak. You will not be able to get it back.
- Do not do this if you need hacktivation. You will not be able to hacktivate.
- Do not do this if you want to downgrade back to iOS 6. You will not be able to. Update: We tried to downgrade and it worked!

- You MUST use the update button NOT the restore button.
- Users are reporting better success when updating from iOS 6.1.3 then earlier versions.
- Make sure your device is activated before clicking update.

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samuelkramer - April 7, 2014 at 12:40pm
Thanks man! I also learned a lot from this. I'm still in experiment of my iPhone about synchronization and apps but I haven't learned such things like this. Moreover, iphone is extremely fashionable, but are known to be delicate and somewhat of a fussbudget, also as expensive to repair. In fact, $5.9 billion has perhaps been used on iPhone repairs since the original was released in 2007.
smart - February 3, 2014 at 2:53pm is fraud. Ask payment as donation and no reply or service.
danny - January 28, 2014 at 3:44pm
I registered my UDID with and got it activated pretty quickly, took about 5 minutes in all
barutios7 - January 15, 2014 at 5:14pm
My friend works at Apple and is capable devices that are linked to iCloud accounts to delete a activierung without iCloud account to make. Please sit down with me if you're interested my e-mail address is, however, a donation in the amount of 80 euros will be charged. After succesfull payment your iDevice will not longer ask for iCloud activation within 48 hours. We support every iDevice and the donation for one Deivce is 80 euros or 115 US dollar. -First you will tell us your serial number or imei number -second, you will get the link to donate -third, after succesfull donation you will get your iDevice free with in maximum 72 hours, experience has shown that your device will be free within 48 hours.
Thomas - January 31, 2014 at 2:19am
FRAUD FRAUD. Filing a claim right now because he cant give me a refund for not unlocking my phone. Totally speaking another language and acting like he shipped a device to me but didnt. Dont use him!!!
Daniel Batista - December 22, 2013 at 10:05am
----------------------- >> IOS7 activations available! << ----------------------- >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Just see people comments on my posts below, satisfied with my service and go ahead with me if you like.<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< I am an Apple Developer with UDID's slots available. If you want to activate your iOS 7, please send $8 USD via Paypal to (along with your device UDID) this will allow all beta releases manually and even OTA, and my extreme support for 11 months! Why worry about being blocked by Apple down the road or bricking your phone when you can have the real deal? Just because you can activate your phone with the current beta doesn't mean Apple will allow it in any subsequent betas or release candidates and with this method yes. New developer slots available. Hurry and get yours now!-------------------------For people that are here only to say my service are SCAM and i'm a douchebag, and people don't need UDID registered, i'm not here to offend anyone and i'm not intend so, but because of you people are getting their iOS devices going black because of you only, and they are asking me for help day by day. And just one more thing, they are satisfied and i had sent a proof of UDID register to all. And if you say that apple rules doesn't allow to sell UDID slots, you don't know what you are talking, because for all effects i'm not selling UDID slots, i'm selling my precious service and help, even remotely by team-viewer for all they wan't or need in this process, now and in the future, and i haven't anyone unsatisfied, and even when it happens i refund----------------------------
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