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A friend of mine got a locked iPhone 4 from the US. Now she's trying to unlock it, but there's no unlock code available for iOS 4.2.1 with baseband 3.10.01. After a lot of searching I found two twitter accounts supposedly to be the masters of unlocking - Hashim Sherif and MuscleNerd.

Can someone tell me if these two are credible guys? And are there only 2 people in the whole world who can unlock the iPhone?


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There are a number of prominent people in the Jailbreak community, MuscleNerd and Hashim Sherif are both key member of the iPhone "Dev-Team". Follow that link for updated news regarding iOS 4.3 and the 3.10.01 baseband unlock. The following twitter users are also recommended:

  • @chpwn
  • @MuscleNerd
  • @posixNinja
  • @comex
  • @pod2g

And a good explanation of what's going on:

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The best thing to do is find the relevant iClarified tutorial here: http://iclarified.com/tutorials/iphone/

You can also use their jailbreak / unlock wizards to find out exactly what the status is of your friend's model / iOS version / baseband.

You should strongly discourage your friend accepting any new versions of the iOS from Apple via iTunes. She should hold tight and wait for announcements from the jailbreak/unlock community about when and how to update her firmware. There's not really any need to contact anyone directly.

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Nowadays there are many online providers found to unlock Iphone. However,I would suggest you to visit Theunlockarena.com here you need to specify your country,IMEI number of your phone,Network provider to which it is locked.Then they unlock your Iphone 4 by using Remote unlocking service.

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