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Dialing + SMS returns to home screen

I bought an Unlocked Iphone in London, that came with an special part to place over the SIM card. I tried with my London SIM Card and it worked fine. When I change to my Brazilian SIM Card when I try to make a call when I press the first number it returns to the Home screen; When I try to send or read a SMS message it returns to the Home Screen; When it receives a call it locks the Iphone until It stops the call.

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  • karim84 Jan 14, 2008

    having the same problem, someone please help.....

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2008

    i also having the same problem.Anyone know how to fix it?

  • johnny balk Feb 14, 2008

    I had the same problem after re-starting the gadget. However, a while after it had been turned on, it would suddenly work (dialing, sms, and recieved calls). But yesterday, when I tried to go to the Phone function, I couldn't even access the contacts or keypad, and when I tried to open You Tube, iTunes, the clock, it would suddenly close and return me to the desktop/main menu. I restarted it, and can access everything except the sms and phone (when I try, it closes and goes back to the desk-top/main menu. I've installed iWorld and tweaked it to the country I livin in (Macedonia) and it doesn't help. Any advice?

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    same prob here..instead of brazil its india here

  • Jamie  Smith
    Jamie Smith May 11, 2010

    Is this an iphone clone, or an actual iphone? You can tell if the battery can be removed, it's a clone.



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Hi damusg :

Thats called sms and phone crashing whenever you use it becoz you are using sim of unsupported country. I know the solution. Add me on msn messenger we can find the solution online :

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The turbosim you have is pre-programmed to work with uk networks, to solve this problem you'll have to purchase another pre-programmed turbosim that will work with your brazilian simcard..........check ebay!

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Hi damsug,
i DID have your problem but the differece is that your phone souns like it has only been unlocked through a 'turbo sim'. the problem is that there only unlocked to the one simcard that u origanly used (london sim card).

depending on the model of your iphone will depend if your phone can be unlocked using software (that means its unlocked to any sim)

if i am wrong and its not turbo simed then you will have to try and reset your phone or even 'erase all content and settings' this wont delete any programes, just ur music, videos and contacts.

if that still wont work you need to change the date to anything less than the 12th of any month, anything greater then the 12th makes the phone error.

to find out if your iphone can be unlocked there are a number of websites that can show u how, just google

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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