iPhone 3GS not recognizing SIM.

Discussion in 'iPhone 3GS' started by Reisdennis62, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Reisdennis62

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    I just bought a used iPhone 3GS for my brother and it looks as if it is new. The problem is that it's not letting me activate it with the sim card from my brothers old Sharp FX. The phone is updated to ios 5 but it says there is no sim installed.

    Any idea what could be wrong?
     

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  2. RoofMonkey

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    Which carrier?
     
  3. Reisdennis62

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    AT&T
     
  4. Reisdennis62

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    Anything would really help. I really want to get this fixed before Christmas so I can offer it as a gift
     
  5. Europa

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    It should activate by morning. If not, take it into an AT&T Store and they can activate it.
     
  6. Reisdennis62

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    yes it's still doing the same thing
     

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  7. ~DS~

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    Did you update to the latest version of iTunes?


    Sent from my iPhone using iCafe app
     
  8. Reisdennis62

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    yes I've updated to the latest version of iTunes and the iPhone is running on ios 5.0.1 . I'm not new at this kind of stuff but I just can't figure it out I've tried putting the phone in dfu mode but it always ended up in the same state. I just hope the slot where the sim card goes in isn't broken
     
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