SAM Update Unlock Your iPhone much easier
If you had trouble unlocking your iPhone using SAM then there is a good news for you! Sam Bingner – developer of Subscriber Artificial Module (SAM) has updated it to make it a lot easier to unlock your iPhone.
You no longer need to worry about having the original SIM or copy the IMSI. It just works.
Here’s the simple step-by-step instructions to unlock your iPhone using the updated SAM jailbreak tweak:
Step 1: Launch Cydia on your jailbroken iPhone.
Step 2: Sam Bingner’s SAM (Subscriber Artificial Module) package
Note: If you’ve already installed SAM then install the latest version of SAM via the Changes tab and jump straight to Step 4.
- Tap on the Manage tab
- Then tap on Sources
- Then the Edit button
- Enter repo.bingner.com as the Cydia/Apt URL
- Tap on Add Source
Cydia will verify the URL of the repo and successfully install it.
Step 3: After the package is installed, you need to Install SAM and SAMPrefs.
- Either tap on Changes tab or use the Search tab to search for SAM
- Select SAM for the list of search results
- Tap on the Install button
- Then tap on the Confirm button.
- Tap on the Reload Springboard button when prompted.
Step 4: Insert the SIM card that you want to use in your locked iPhone.
Step 5: Launch SAMPrefs from the Home screen.
Step 6: Tap on Utilities and then tap on Attempt Activation under Activation Utilities.
That’s it, you will see the Activation message box telling you to “Please wait …. this may take a while“. After a while, your iPhone will reboot and it should be successfully unlocked.
Jeff Benjamin video guide
After you’ve successfully unlocked your iPhone, please don’t forget to take a backup of the activation ticket using Redsn0w or iFile as it could be useful in the future.