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How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Posted January 22, 2008 at 7:27pm by iClarified
This tutorial will show you how to stop your iPhone from crashing when making a call or SMS while using a SIM from an unsupported country. For most countries it is easier to just install iWorld from Installer rather then follow this tutorial. However, not all countries have been included in iWorld and iWorld can cause problems with your iPhone.

The iPhone currently only supports SIM cards from the United States, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Japan or China.

A Mac Version of this tutorial can be found here:
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport


Step One
Launch WinSCP by selecting it from the program list.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Step Two
Enter your iPhones IP Address into the Host name field. Enter root into the User name field. Enter alpine or dottie into the Password field. Now click the Login button.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

If you do not know the IP Address of your iPhone you can find it by following this tutorial: How to Find the IP Address of Your iPhone

Step Four
Select Open Directory/Bookmark... from the Remote:Go To Menu.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Step Five
Enter /System/Library/Frameworks/AppSupport.framework/ into the Open directory: field. Now click the Ok button.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Step Six
Download the latest PhoneNumber Dynamic Library zip file from: here
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows
A big thank you goes out to timschuerewegen for creating this.

Step Eight
Extract the downloaded phonenumber_dylib_build_8.zip. You will find a folder called phonenumber_dylib_build_8 which contains two files and a support folder. These two files are AppSupport and AppSupport.original.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Step Nine
Navigated to the extracted phonenumber_dylib_build_7 directory using WinSCP's left pane.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Step Ten
Drag AppSupport, AppSupport.original, and Support from the left pane into the right pane. When asked to confirm the copy action click the Copy button. If asked to confirm the overwrite click the Yes to All button.
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

Step Eleven
You can now reboot your iPhone by holding down the Sleep/Wake button for three seconds then sliding the Power slider to the right.

NOTES***: This solution already includes support for many countries. There is a small chance however that it won't have your country. If this is the case you will have to edit the file PhoneNumberTemplates.txt that is inside the Support folder we copied over to the iPhone. Locate the heading for your country and add the correct phone number syntax for your country.

For example Jamaica would look like this:

// Jamaica [jm]
jm 1 011 1 ### #######

[ISO Code] [Country Code] [IDD=International Direct Dial] [NDD=National Direct Dial] [Area Code] [Phone number]

Thanks
Thanks to timschuerewegen for creating this solution!!
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bisuaman
bisuaman - October 25, 2008 at 10:37pm
I have jailbroken my 3g iphone 2.1 The reason I JB my iphone is because this callerid fix.. I dunno why my cydia do not have calleridfix in localization sections.. anyway..i wanna try this guide.. however...when i got into 3g iphone through ssh... my iphone do not have appsupport.framework folder.. so i what should do next? just create the folder and transfer those files over?
jimbo
jimbo - March 16, 2008 at 12:58am
someone tell homie to add Turks & Caicos Islands to the list that where im from. Quite a few people have the iphone. I am on the Cable & Wireless (C&W) Network and judging by the fact that the dialer does not crash im guessin the region of UNisted States works fine but it wud be cool jus to have Turks and Caicos as the region.
Monique
Monique - March 14, 2008 at 8:48am
Hi i just got my i phone . im living in australia and my phone was unlocked by a friend. i have 1.1.2 software. everything was fine. when my sms and phone functions stopped working ive tried everything! i cant install iworld or isms. PLEASE help.
keets28
keets28 - March 12, 2008 at 5:16pm
@iclarified, could you explain how or what files i need to copy to phone using tims new build library for 1.1.4 the build looks quite different from previous ones and i can't seem to edit the phone number templetes anymore. i guess what i'm askingis could you update this tutorial? i prefer installing appsupport via winscp rather than installer.
aditya
aditya - March 1, 2008 at 10:33am
hey....im not able to login wen on WINSCP...it says "connection refused" or "connection timed out"....please can any1 help me?
KIKO (DR)
KIKO (DR) - February 25, 2008 at 1:55pm
THIS WEBSITE ROCKSS!!!!!! FROM DOM.REP.
offportal
offportal - February 25, 2008 at 12:54pm
I am getting the fail to download error when I try to connect to the Ip address of the iPhone on Wifi using WinSCP. I notice other people have had the same problem. is ther a solution? Also when I try to insall iWorld dircetly from Installer it fauils to download. I am on 1.1.2 afetr using ziphoen to unlock so my Vodfaoen Ireland SIm is recognised. I ahve seen some sites say that the solutionto unsupported country is simply to upgrade to 1.1.3 but is this safe? thanks for any help
andrewe
andrewe - February 17, 2008 at 6:12am
i tried to download the OpenSSH as per Keats instructions to Blow and i get Error Package download failed....OK. Can anyone help please
daniel
daniel - February 16, 2008 at 5:26am
sure, I´ll try whatever you want but I don´t get it; what have you put in your installer source?
Muhammad
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iClarified
iClarified - February 16, 2008 at 1:34am
fpbj6, we'll guys I have put this on my installer source. so you can fix your dialer crashing etc right from installer. problem is I can't test since I'm not in an unsupported country. could you please let me know if it works for you before i post the tutorial!
Daniel
Daniel - February 15, 2008 at 11:23pm
Hey guys; great work you are doing; I have a Question, what if I dont have a wifi connection? isn´t any other way to fix the crashing-when-calling-and-texting thing? thank you very much. Ilive in Venezuela and my phone is otb 1.1.2
keets28
keets28 - February 13, 2008 at 11:04pm
blow you have to install openssh from the system catagory. now once you done i need a favor from you, can you try to log on to www.hackintOsh.org and see if you can access the website. thanks
blw
blw - February 13, 2008 at 10:54pm
I got a 1.1.2 that I ulock with ziphone... but I am getting "Network error: connection refused" when I try to connect to my phone using WinSCP. Is any one else having the same problem?
keets28
keets28 - February 13, 2008 at 8:27pm
is anybody else have trouble pulling up the hackintOsh.org website? i keep getting database error.
keets28
keets28 - February 13, 2008 at 7:25pm
anybody know what the number format for finland should like so i can edit the template? thanks.
keets28
keets28 - February 13, 2008 at 2:09pm
@ICLARIFIED ok i just did zphone 2.0 everything work perfect. but when you follow this tutorial and add appsupport something messes up. i followed this tutorial to a tee. i don't it twice and same result once you finish copy the files over and power down the phone to reboot and power up again. it's stuck on the imfamous white apple logo. i have to put in recovery mode restore 1.1.3 via itunes and run ziphone 2.0 again. so ziphone does not seem to be compatible with adding appsupport for unsupported country unless i did something wrong but i followed the tutorial word for word. still a few bugs!!! so if you live in a unsupported country i wouldn't try ziphone method.
keets28
keets28 - February 13, 2008 at 12:16am
ICLARIFIED: what's up guys? thing moving fast past couple of days i see. anyways, my question is do i have add appsupport for 1.1.3otb to keep the phone and sms from crashing? i read you didn't have to for 1.1.3. want to confirm with you guys. thanks
Manuel
Manuel - February 12, 2008 at 8:53pm
Esto trabaja para republica dominicana debes tener instalado BSD y openSSH mi equipo era un 1.1.2.otb 04.02 disfruten...
max
max - February 12, 2008 at 6:09pm
Marco i just sent you an e mail if you need anything just send me an e mail
marco
marco - February 12, 2008 at 5:34pm
hi max, im from argentina too i bought last week the new iphone with 1.1.3 firmware. did you do the unlock they offer on this webpage? send me an email to ferrariomarco@hotmail.com
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