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23180 Views 334 Replies Latest reply: Dec 19, 2007 9:42 AM by Kevin Brown2
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 1:48 PM (in response to aTallMacUser)i have the exact same disfunctions.
i already put a new firmware on the phone, deleted all contents, reseted the phone,... then sms worked, also the last-call list but when i got a call the hourglass runs and the phone restarted.
after then sms didnt work again and also the last-call list.
please let me know when you find sth. out. i ll try the apple hotline tomorrow. we ll see.imac, PowerPC G5, macbookPro, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 1:53 PM (in response to faserferl)Absolute. I have been searching the net for hours now, you are the first person I know that has the same problem. Please let me know what Apple says tomorrow, I will continue to search
/PatrikMacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 1:56 PM (in response to aTallMacUser)where did you buy the phone? and where do you use it?
i bought it in rosenheim (germany) and use it in austria with t-mobile austria.
i hope we solve this soon.
Bernhardimac, PowerPC G5, macbookPro, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 2:04 PM (in response to faserferl)I bought it in Lübeck, 11 hours drive from where I live in Stockholm... I use Swedish carrier Telenor and have also bought a prepaid SIM card from Swedish Telia to test if it is the carrier, but it's the same problem.
The thing that confuse me is that people are using iPhones in sweden (not official unlocked) and they don't have this problem....
I'm going to sleep now, but will continue again tomorrow.
/PatrikMacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 2:08 PM (in response to b_behringer)Although this wasn't in Apple's or T-Mobile's plans in Germany, the iPhone is being sold in Germany as carrier locked with T-Mobile and there is also a legal unlocked version sold at a significantly higher price. This is due to a lawsuit filed by Vodaphone in Germany against Apple and T-Mobile with the possibility of this being temporary only but Apple will provide support for their unlocked iPhone currently being legally sold as such by Apple and T-Mobile.
The same will apply in France with a carrier locked with Orange and an unlocked version to be sold which is required by law in France.
None of this applies to iPhones sold as carrier locked which have been unlocked by using a hack. PowerBook G4 17-inch/1.67GHz/2GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 7200rpm-100GB HD, iPod w/Video 30GB, iPhone 8GB
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 2:53 PM (in response to aTallMacUser)There have been several reports that the T-Mobile shop has to activate some phones (why some and not others, I do not know) using their demo SIM in the shop - after that initial activation all functionality works OK with other SIMs (once the database has been updated to include the phone's IMEI).
I have bought the 999,- EUR unlocked phone and activated it using iTunes after approx. 24 hours and all SIMs do work (I tried my German T-Mobile, French and Thai SIMs), all functionality except for visual voicemail do work with all SIMs.MBP 15" 2GB, 2Ghz CD, 17" C2D 4GB 2,4 GHz, MacPro 2.66 X1900 8GB, 23" + 30" ACDs, Mac OS X (10.5.1), Panasonic HVX200, DVX100A, Sony HVR-Z1, Canon HV20, 1DsMkII, 1DMkII, 5D
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 3:07 PM (in response to Richard Cartledge)
Richard Cartledge wrote:
Maybe the German SIM-free versions are only SIM-free for any german network, after all, that is all the german law requires.
Nope. What the German law really requires is currently not clear - the unlocked phones are sold under a temporary injunction. The next hearing is on Thursday - it could as well be, that T-Mobile can legally return to the previous model after that - at least until the EU finds a valid regulation that covers more than only Germany or France (which makes no sense in a harmonised market).
The current injunction does not mean "german networks" it means "unlocked" - there is no difference between German and other SIMs and/or GSM networks. Remember that even US iPhones work globally (OK, there is no EDGE in some places...). I have used my phone in France yesterday, with a French SIM, and it works perfectly well.MBP 15" 2GB, 2Ghz CD, 17" C2D 4GB 2,4 GHz, MacPro 2.66 X1900 8GB, 23" + 30" ACDs, Mac OS X (10.5.1), Panasonic HVX200, DVX100A, Sony HVR-Z1, Canon HV20, 1DsMkII, 1DMkII, 5D
Currently Being ModeratedNov 25, 2007 11:57 PM (in response to aTallMacUser)hi patrick,
i just called apple. they were very polite but told me, they can´t help me. apple supports just germany. i have to call t-mobile in germany.
its so bad, that when you buy a cracked phone everything works and if you try to be "honest" it doesnt.
i let you know when i find sth. out.
bimac, PowerPC G5, macbookPro, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 26, 2007 12:11 AM (in response to aTallMacUser)does anyone know, how i can get in contact with vodafone in germany. i d like to support them with information about the "unlocked" iphone i germany. why does t-mobile in germany sell these phones, although they dont work.!!!
thximac, PowerPC G5, macbookPro, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 26, 2007 12:17 AM (in response to faserferl)This *****!!
I'm stuck at my job all day so I can't call. But the contact to T-mobile is:
the t-mobile hotline: +49 180 3 302202 or send a fax to: +49 180 5 330633 or send an email to: Kundenservice@t-mobile.de.
PatrikMacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5)