Just a little heads up to inform you all that the iPhone Phonebook SIM card hacktivation trick has been completely blocked by Apple. The iPhone developer and hacker Sherif Hashim who first found this trick back in July has confirmed this on his Twitter account.

Different SIM Detected

Sometime today, apple has fixed the bug thru which Phonebook sim cards used to activate, they r of NO USE anymore, don’t depend on/buy them

Fortunately, we ve hacktivation supplied by new jailbreak tools based on LR exploit, PB sim was a good help during spirit & star jbs thu 🙂

Fortunately though, with Limera1n and GreenPois0n, Phonebook SIM card hacktivation trick isn’t required anymore as the mentioned exploits are bootrom based, and therefore can hacktivate your phone without needing the original SIM.

Phonebook SIM card were required back in those userland based jailbreak days, with tools like JailbreakMe and Spirit to bypass “Connect to iTunes” screen.

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