Those of you who are looking to hacktivate (activate) their iPhones on iOS 7 have landed at the right place. There is now a way by which you can hacktivate iPhone on iOS 7 using a very simple and short guide. So follow the guide below on how to hacktivate iPhone on iOS 7.
Hacktivate iPhone iOS 7
Those of you who are uninitiated with hacktivation; well let me put it in very simple words. Hacktivation is the process by which you activate an iPhone by circumventing the standard Apple activation procedure. Even if your iPhone is locked to a specific carrier and it can’t be opened, you can hacktivate it and use it.
Well follow the guide below for hacktivating iPhone on iOS 7.
- Download Java utility.
- Download PuTTy.
- Download TinyUmbrella.
Procedure To Hacktivate iOS 7
Step 1: Back up your iPhone before attempting this guide and make sure to put it in airplane mode.
Step 2: Connect the iPhone to the computer and hit restore (if you have already done this and are on the “Welcome to iOS 7” screen, you don’t need to do it again).
Step 3: Put your iPhone in to DFU mode.
- Hold the Power button for 3 seconds
- Hold the Home button without releasing the Power button for 10 seconds
- Release the Power Button but keep holding the Home button
Step 4: Download the Java utility and run it.
Step 5: Once it is completed you should see the following on your computer.
Step 6: Download PuTTy and run it.
Step 7: Put in local host as hostname and port the java utility specified.
Step 8: A window will pop up asking you for username and password:
- Username: root.
- Password: alpine.
Step 9: Right after that run mount.sh in the terminal, then type in the following commands
rm -R Setup.app
If that does not work, type set and hit the tab button, it should auto complete.
Step 10: Now delete setup.app.
Step 11: Hold the power and home button to reset the phone.
Step 12: When the iPhone is turned on, it will show it in recovery mode. It is fine, don’t need to panick.
Step 13: Download TinyUmbrella and run it.
Step 14: Exit from the recovery mode using TinyUmbrella.
Step 15: Your iPhone should boot up properly now.
If you have followed the steps correctly your iPhone should be hacktivated (activated) and up & running. The hacktivation method is not the proper way to activate an iPhone so you might find some problems later on while using it.
As always if you have any question regarding this guide “how to hacktivate iPhone on iOS 7” then leave a comment below.