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How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Posted October 26, 2008 at 11:56pm by iClarified · 293636 views
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These are instructions on how to trick your iPhone into thinking its on Wi-Fi and thus enable VOIP over 3G amongst other benefits.

In the current version of VoIPover3G by crash-x there is built in support for Fring, Truphone, App Store, and iTunes Store.

You will need to have jailbroken your iPhone for this tutorial to work. You can find instructions on how to do that here.

Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your iPhone Springboard.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Two
Press to select Sections from the tabs at the bottom of the screen.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Three
Press to select System from the list of Sections.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Four
Press to select VoIPover3G from the list of Packages.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Five
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Six
Press the Confirm button at the top right of the screen.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Seven
Once installation has completed successfully press the large Return to Cydia button.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Step Eight
You may now use App Store, Fring, Truphone, and the iTunes Store while on 3G. Your phone will act as though you are on Wi-Fi.


NOTES:
You can also manually set a specific app to run in simulated Wi-Fi mode. To do this you must SSH into the iPhone and add the desired app's bundle identifier to “/Library/MobileSubstrate/DynamicLibraries/VoIPover3G.plist”.

You can find instructions on how to SSH into your iPhone here.

You will need to locate the VoIPover3G.plist and transfer it to your computer.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi

Then open it using Property List Editor, add your bundle identifier to the list, and transfer the modified VoIPover3G.plist back to your iPhone.
How to Trick Your iPhone Into Thinking Its On Wi-Fi
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rui
rui - February 17, 2010 at 2:30pm
Does not work for appstore or youtube anymore as of 2/17/2010. Could only get skype to work. I have my config like this Filter = {Bundles = ("com.Fringland.Fring", "com.skype.skype", "com.apple.AppStore", "com.apple.MobileStore", "com.audiofile.Interstate", "com.apple.youtube");};
devostating
devostating - July 20, 2009 at 2:16pm
Can i just clarify something...if i set this up does this mean that i can essentially get free internet on the listed apps above ie appstore, itunes etc. I am currently on a plan that charges me 99c a day to use 3g but if i use this above method will this mean that i get away with it for free, as the phone thinks it is on wi fi as opposed to 3g??
Manster
Manster - July 1, 2011 at 11:13pm
No u cant get internet for free. In Brazil we can conect all day for just 25 cents! :)
Danger
Danger - May 14, 2009 at 8:44am
IF YOU WANT AN EASIER WAY, GO TO http://www.ihackintosh.com/2009/05/use-sling-player-over-3g-without-wifi-with-tricker-threeg/ to learn more. It's called Tricker 3G in Cydia. Get it and it'll fix it all.
bakr
bakr - December 10, 2016 at 4:46pm
it not working on iphone 6+
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