General Question

pattyb's avatar

If I buy a new 3 g iPhone, and give my nephew my old one, can he use it like an iPod touch?

Asked by pattyb (786points) June 27th, 2008 from iPhone

or would there be new activation required. With the new pricing, the market for older 4gig units will be small.

Observing members: 0 Composing members: 0

3 Answers

chaosrob's avatar

With a non-jailbreak’d phone, no. It will just sit at the “Activation Required” screen forever. However, if you jailbreak it, I believe you can bypass activation and use the Wifi and other functions normally. The only things that won’t work would be the phone itself and anything that depends on Edge network access.

pattyb's avatar

where can i get a step by step jailbreak procedure?

robmandu's avatar

Go here. From there, you’re just one click away.

Answer this question




to answer.

This question is in the General Section. Responses must be helpful and on-topic.

Your answer will be saved while you login or join.

Have a question? Ask Fluther!

What do you know more about?
Knowledge Networking @ Fluther