iPhone unlock team to issue factory defaults tool

By Justin Mann on September 25, 2007, 8:07 PM
Amidst concerns over Apple's updates unintentionally crippling or even outright bricking a phone that has been modified, the company behind the most well known hacks has spoken out to alleviate concerns. They have urged people who have applied their unlock to delay in updating the phone, saying within the next week they'll have a re-lock working you can use to return the phone to its factory state.

Due to Apple's position of not honoring warranties on phones damaged due to updates applied after a 3rd party hack was used, the fear of being left with a $600 doorstop has been prevalent. While I do not believe it is Apple's intention to break phones and they have said as much, it is a risk that any modder must take. The tool they will provide makes everything kosher again to make sure that doesn't happen:

We will provide you with a tool in the next week which will be able to recover your nck counter and seczones and even enables you to restore your phone to a Factory-like state.
After the update has rolled out and they have had time to work with it, they plan to issue another update to allow you to yet again unlock your phone.




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nirkon said:
i hope its a 100 percent factory='like' state.
icye said:
Its better to update the iPhone's firmware fist if it provides better security to the product. I'm sure the team behind the iPhone unlock hack will provide an updated program. These hacks are the only way people such as in Canada can use the iPhone.
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