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How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Posted February 12, 2008 at 12:19pm by iClarified · 84272 views
These are step by step instructions how to jailbreak and unlock almost any iPhone instantly using a Mac! No downgrading then upgrading! You can do the unlock from 1.1.2 or 1.1.3. It will also jailbreak and activate as well as install for you!

- Unlock will work on 4.6 BL and 3.9 BL
- Jailbreak will work on any OS version.
- Activation will work on any OS version, except for youtube on 1.0.X.

Perform these steps with your iPhone on and connected to your computer.

Step One
Download ZiPhone from: here

Step Two
Double click on your desktop to extract the folder ZiPhone..
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Step Three
Launch the Terminal application from Applications:Utilities.
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Step Four
Type the following command into the Command Prompt to navigate to the ZiPhone directory:
cd ~/Desktop/ZiPhone.
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Step Five
To see what options we have with ZiPhone enter the following into Terminal:
./ziphone -Z A:.
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Step Six
If you have a 4.6 BL iPhone you can now activate, jailbreak, and unlock! Just simply type in this command:
./ziphone -a -j -u
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Step Eleven
The program will now put the iPhone into recovery mode. Then it will load zibri.dat. Then it will search for the iPhone. Once found it will tell you to wait for 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

Step Twelve
After this time your iPhone will reboot and it will be activated, jailbroken, and unlocked!!!!
How to Unlock Your iPhone with ZiPhone 2.4 (Mac)

NOTE*: After completion its probably a good idea to install BSD Subsystem first then OpenSSH from

NOTE*: If you are in an unsupported country YOU MUST patch AppSupport after unlocking or your dialer will keep crashing as will your SMS:
How to Add an Unsupported Country to AppSupport Using Windows

THANKS***: Big thanks go to Zibri
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Pat - May 29, 2008 at 8:07am
After unlocking the phone I can't send out text messages. I receive them with no problem but get an error everytime I send/reply.
luc - April 4, 2008 at 6:42am
yea i have the same problem with the phone numbers im in argentina and i have to put 011 and 11 the you tube problem u need to go to installer and download BSD subsystems and then go to 1.1.4 patches and there will be one in the folder called youtube patch.
Samantha - April 4, 2008 at 1:11am
My iphone is unlocked already but how do you fix the youtube problem? Also, I have a problem with my phone book, whenever I try to save a number I need to store it twice as +63917xxxxxxx and 0917xxxxxxx (philippine numbers) because it wouldn't be able to recognize the name of the contact in sms messages and in calls. How do I fix this?
Luc - February 24, 2008 at 1:27pm
hey so i just used ZiPhone and everything is great except for the camera. Every time i try to take a photo it crashes my phone. does this happen to anyone else???? Or does anyone know how to fix this?
nina - February 24, 2008 at 9:53am
I have a 1.1.2 and just used ziphone, did the BSD and then the openSSH installation. After that I added countries using Fugu. After that i rebooted as stated. Now I am stuck with the apple logo. Before rebooting the phone worked well. What to do? Any ideas what the problem could be? Thanks
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