Want EDGE on your T Mobile iPhone?

If you have the iPhone 3G, 3Gs or 4G, you don’t have to set up your APN settings, simply call T-Mobile and add a data plan to your account. To set up MMS on your device, go to: MMS Settings for TMobile iPhone.
If you’re on firmware 3.0 and above, there’s no need to follow this hack, follow the instructions here.
ATTENTION: For anyone who has performed the T Zones hack and can no longer use their EDGE, follow my instructions on updating the proxy.pac file…find it here.

I’ve had my hacked iPhone for quite a while now and always wondered if I can use T Mobile’s data plan on it. I called customer service and asked if I would be able to run their data plan on my iPhone, the person I spoke with told me that it was impossible and cannot be done. I refused to believe this so I did my research online on using T Mobile’s EDGE with the iPhone, and low and behold there are quite a few iPhone owners out there using the T Mobile EDGE connection. It looks like you CAN USE T Mobile’s T Zones internet connection on your iPhone. The best part is it only cost $5.99 a month! Now this requires a simple hack but it is very easy to follow, let’s get to it:

You will need iBrickr to browse the file system of your iPhone.
Download iBrickr

If you’ve never used iBrickr before visit the link below for a video tutorial:
View tutorial

If iBrickr doesn’t work for you, try using WINSCP, it will also allow you to view and modify the files in your iPhone much like iBrickr.

Once you have iBrickr downloaded and the PXL files installed on your iPhone, you will launch iBrickr.exe. You’ll see the main interface, click on files to browse your phone’s file system.

iBrickr for the iPhone

( This procedure is for firmware 1.1.2 and under )

Locate /private/var/root

Launch notepad and paste this code:

function FindProxyForURL(url, host)
if (isInNet(myIpAddress(), "", ""))
return "PROXY";
return "DIRECT";

Save the file as proxy.pac and upload it to /private/var/root

Right-click this file and select “Save Link As”, you need to save the file as preferences.plist, you will then upload preferences.plist into the following iPhone directory:


NOTE : If you are on firmware 1.1.3 and 1.1.4, upload the preferences.plist to this directory:


This will over write the current file that’s already in that directory.

Now grab your iPhone and tap Settings – General – Network – EDGE. The APN you will use is wap.voicestream.com, username and password will be guest. Reboot your iPhone and voila…you should be able to browse online using EDGE.

NOTE: After performing this hack I noticed that EDGE interfered with my wifi connection at home. If this happens to you, here’s a very helpful solution. Launch iBrickr.exe again, this time we will click on Applications. Click on the Browse Applications button, this will launch a list of 3rd party apps you can install at your will, for our purpose we will install an app called Services. Basically this will allow you to turn off WiFi, Bluetooth, and EDGE.

Once you’re done with the installation, iPhone will reboot and on your Springboard you should see a Services icon, tap the icon and here you can toggle between your EDGE and WiFi connection. Here’s the screenshot:

iPhone Services


Updated 07/01/09
If you’re on firmware 3.0, there’s no need to perform this hack. All you need to do is set up your APN. Go to Settings – General – Network – Cellular Data Network. In the APN field enter wap.voicestream.com, leave the username and password blank. That’s all you need to do to get EDGE running on your iPhone.

Updated 9/01/08
T-Mobile USA has changed the IP address in their system for the T-Zones service. For anyone on 1.1.4 and below you will have to SSH in and manually change your settings or upgrade to 2.0+ and install the NEW T-Zones Hack provided by Big Boss in Cydia. For anyone on 2.0+ who has the previous hack installed you will need to update to the new one.

You must subscribe to the $5.99 T-Zones service for the T-Zones hack to work.

“For 1.1.x users that really don’t want to upgrade, you can fix proxy.pac yourself but editing the file /var/preferences/proxy.pac and changing to

Updated 2/19/08

This hack works on firmware 1.1.3, it’s been verified by a couple readers from this blog. The preferences.plist can be found at this directory:


Updated 1/10/08

I’ve decided to copy this post over to a different forum so that others can post and maybe offer some suggestions or tips on making this work. Please go to: http://www.iphoneshowoff.com

Updated 12/20/07

Download the zipped file below and used these files if you are having trouble renaming your files. This zipped file contains proxy.pac and preferences.plistpreferences.plist may just show up as preferences depending on your pc, this is fine…just upload these 2 files to the appropriate locations.


Updated 12/01/07

This hack works on firmware 1.1.1. I finally updated my firmware and EDGE works flawlessly. I have both the 4GB and 8GB updated to 1.1.1 and so far everything is working as it should.

Updated 10/25/07

Some people are having problems with the preferences.plist I have, if the one I provided doesn’t work out for you try using the one from the link below:


Thanks Paul !!!

Updated 10/24/07Here’s a comprehensive list of EDGE settings for different countries:

Updated 10/23/07There seems to be a bit of confusion about making this hack work, let me just clarify a few things.

– You don’t have to buy the $19.99 data plan with T Mobile, the $5.99 plan is all you need.
– There are 2 files you need in order to make this work, proxy.pac and preferences.plist (both are on this page).
– To enable EDGE go to Settings – General – Network – EDGE. APN will be wap.voicestream.com, username and password will be guest.

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    Yup that’s all you need to do, you may need to reset the network settings on your phone in order to get EDGE running.

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  56. Casemon

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    It is hacked and Jailbroken to work with Tmobile. I pay a woppin 9.99 for unlimited Internet. It’s not 3G speed but Edge works great.

  58. Kokoo

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  59. Someone

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  60. James

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    though it sucks if i put my sim in a android phone cuz my data will work for about 5 minutes, then t-mobile will realize i have a android and they’ll cut my internet….

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    Currently Using iphone 3G 8GB 3.0 Jailbroken and Unlocked on T-Mobile.

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  67. Brian

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  74. Jon B

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  76. Stax

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  77. acein

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  78. Jon B

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  79. james

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  90. Sri

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    I tried the wap.voicestream.com first, but it did NOT work.

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    I ask because it is possible T-Mobile limit the throughput of the cheaper plans, but don’t if you pay more.

    I am currently on the $9.99 plan, which is the cheapest now available, and my Xtreme Speedtest reports 95-144 Kbits/s average. The max I have achieved is 144 kbits/s.

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    I ask because it is possible T-Mobile limit the throughput of the cheaper plans, but don’t if you pay more.

    I am currently on the $9.99 plan, which is the cheapest now available, and my Xtreme Speedtest reports 95-144 Kbits/s average. The max I have achieved is 144 kbits/s.

    Can anyone on the expensive plans report their fastest results please?!

  93. jwing

    I was getting the same error as well. Try wap.voicestream.com, which started working for me again.

  94. Chaz

    The same applies for me. I was paying the $9.99 data plan with Tmobile. Now I get a screen saying I need WebConnect. Is there any solution for this. I would like to continue to use my old data plan.

  95. lester mir

    Yesterday 08/24/09 was the last day this hack worked. Now all we get is a redirect to tmobile webconnect that says you have to contact tmobile to use data on this device with the $5.99 or 9.99 data plans. Any suggestions expert hackers out there?????

  96. lester mir

    Yesterday 08/24/09 was the last day this hack worked. Now all we get is a redirect to tmobile webconnect that says you have to contact tmobile to use data on this device with the $5.99 or 9.99 data plans. Any suggestions expert hackers out there?????

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  98. hendrahuang

    hi…i have good questions.that tzones hack working for t-mobile prepaid???i’m using iphone 1st generation running on firmware 3.0.if yes,please let me know how to setting up.thank’s

  99. klee

    Hi give this a try internet2.voicestream.com

  100. Jonathan W.

    Jon B,
    Thanks for your quick reply. However, I’ve tried this twice, and restarted multiple times, and it wouldn’t work. It still said I needed to upgrade my plan. However, with a little research, I found a suggestion online that recommended I try internet2.voicestream.com for the APN, and it works. It’s slow, but it works. Do you know anything about any of this and the differences?

  101. Jon B

    I have had this problem in the past and was able to resolve it fairly simple.

    Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. This will erase your current network configuration.

    Reboot the phone..set up the APN again (wap.voicestream.com) and open up Safari.

    If it doesn’t work, reboot the phone one more time and launch Safari.

  102. Jonathan W.

    Hey there,
    I’m also from Houston. I recently got my iPhone with v3.0 firmware hacked to use the t-mobile network, but for voice/text only. So I called to add a data plan, and the cheapest one they offer now is $9.99/mo. for unlimited web. I requested that, and used your recent update advice to just add the “wap.voicestream.com” to the APN settings, yet it doesn’t work still; and whenever I try to load something in Safari, it just says “Subscription Upgrade Required,” and so whenever I view other internet plans that it says will work with the device, the cheapest option is $24.99/mo. Is there a way of getting the $9.99 plan to work? Thanks!

  103. Claire

    Sorry… I have another question I am trying to debate on getting an IPhone or not :/ If i have an IPhone and I pay the $30 a month for internet is it still going to as slow as the EDGE?

    Thank you for your time :)

  104. Jon B

    Yes…EDGE is still slow on 3Gs. It has nothing to do with the phone..it’s the network.

  105. Claire

    If I have the IPhone 3gs will the EDGE still be slow? Or is it just slow bc some dont have the 3.0 installed?

  106. Natural Supplements

    I agree EDGE is very slow…but I guess it’s alright for paying $5.99 for it. I wish it could be faster though.

  107. Sam James


    Gone are the bad old days, now it’s so easy to unlock an iPhone :)

    I needed to keep my existing network provider when I bought my brand spanking new iPhone 3Gs. So I went looking for unlock solutions. After going through different website for what seemed hours a friend of mine suggested the website http://www.unlockanyiphone.co.uk. I was so pleased he had as I have never looked back. Someone even talked me through the process of unlocking my iPhone over the telephone after I had a problem doing this myself.

    I’m over the moon, I can now also use my iPhone 3Gs with all the freely available apps that are not listed on Apple’s website.

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  109. Jon B

    Yes unlimited…

  110. kenny

    so does this mean you get unlimited internet for tmobile for $5.99?

  111. adi


    every i been reading all these tabs and had question , my little has an I phone and he got t mobile and now he cant get on the internet , so my question is …. exactly what does getting on with t zones do ?

    can you use the GPS ?
    WEbpages via i phone ?
    you tube video ?
    and can you still get down load more applications ? using his i phone or is that going to be off ?

    what exactly are we talking about that we are getting form doing all the settings changing done ?

  112. Talha Ismail

    Im just wondering if this hack will work for a prepaid tmobile plan: pay-as-you-go plan. I have limited sites( espn, abc, cnn), but i know there is way to hack it so that you can have unlimited sites. ANyone know?

  113. ghulam jafferi

    hey I tried it , by god it works!!! had the iPhone connected to the internet in under 5 minutes

  114. Ron

    in order for all these steps to work, do I need to have the 5.99 tzones plan? or can I simply use the unlimted 19.99 plan? and where can I download the program which you can sync the iphone in order to transfer these codes???

  115. ovy

    confing t-mobile for iphone 2g

  116. Burgdogg

    So how do I go about getting an “unlocked” iphone…and what should I expect to pay? And if I get one…do I just take the sim card out of my current Tmobile phone plug it in, perform the mods above and run with it?

  117. Joe

    hey guys i have the gevy unlock sim card would i still use the same apn???? i need help???? i had it going once and i did something and now the edge wont work please help?????

  118. Jon B

    Zija Energy Drink? Is that anything like REDBULL or MONSTER? I say no to caffeine! LOL

  119. Zija Energy Drink

    After 5 hours of messing with this damn thing I finnally got it to work! Thanks a lot Jon, I will get you a case of Zija All Natural Health Drink! get in touch with me pls.

    Zija Energy Drinks last blog post..Correct The Cause of Your Health Problems

  120. tmobile

    can i unlock the new 3g iphone? would i be able to get a downgrade?

  121. Steve Jordi

    That’s nice but how do you actually add the T-Zones plan to a prepaid T-Mobile account?
    I can’t do this online and if I’m on EDGE on my iPhone I can’t go to any website, not even t-zones.

    Thanks for any help.l

  122. Jon B

    In my opinion it is absolutely worth it. I love my iPhone, it’s like having a laptop inside your pocket. As a matter of fact, I use it more than I use my laptop. You should definitely get one, you won’t regret it!

  123. susan stewart

    So after reading all the replies, no one mentions if it’s all worth it. I want the iphone but am T-mobile loyal. Is it worth hacking into or wait until T-mobile gets the I-phone legally

  124. Jon B


    EDGE connection is very slow, you’ll be lucky to get a 56K connection. My speed varies from location to location…although lately I have noticed that my average speed is above 56K.

    I’m pretty sure the $19.99 plan is just as slow, because it’s also running on the same EDGE network.

    Jon Bs last blog post..How to Find a Web Host

  125. Joey

    I have unlocked iPhone and T-Mobile working great. I started with the $5.99 Tzones plan with the Tzone hack from Cydia. It worked but it was REALLLLLLYYYY SLOOWWW when it worked and sometimes it just plain didn’t work at all depending on my location.

    Today I called and upgraded my plan to the $19.99 plan to see if there is any speed or more coverage improvements. I did this about 5 hours ago.

    My question is: Does anyone know or can confirm that the $19.99 plan actually gives us better/faster service than the $5.99 plan? Or are they exactly the same? I would like to hear from people who have tried both, or just plain know because they either work for T-Mobile or are experts at this type of stuff.


  126. carlos

    I am going to write in here it might be something with the space of the blog, anyway, I got the Pnwag tool and ready to do the upgrade it doesnt let me. If I am on expert, i try to do the installer and the cindya, then take me to other screen where i jsut click on, show me the content, of the two packages I choose, next to the logo with the pineaple and the cartoon of the guy, then takes me back to the applications where i can see text, installer, cindya, etc.
    Please help, i think will be better if you email me at escogido77@yahoo.com

    Thanks in ADVANCE!

  127. carlos

    Job B, after like 8 hours trying to hack this thing, and getting messages in my email that someone has responded me in this site for some reason I cant see them.

    Please help !!

  128. Carlos

    Jon B, first i want to say that i got two more notifications about someone reply to my question but are not here, where are they???
    And second, I donwload the PWNAG tool, I unzip the quickpwang file but then when I want to run the other ones with tar extensions it or the others with .exe doesnt let me, its say is not executable, I have a Mac and not a PC let me know is this is the right version or not.
    Cydia is there, i click on the application but just flash once and nothing happen.

    Help PLEASE!!

  129. carlos

    Thanks man you are almost my hero!, well you are not matter what man.
    Anyway, so does the phone need to be connected to my mac or not? everything will take place in the phone or in the computer screen, if that is the case?
    once again excuse my ignorance

  130. Jon B

    When you do the upgrade, it will automatically install Cydia on your iPhone. Once you have Cydia, launch it, click on Sections – Tweaks and look for T Zones hack.

  131. carlos

    Jon B, thanks for the input!!!
    But once I get the PWANGE and upgrading to 2.0 then how do I use Cydia, how do i get it, and install the TZONes Hack?? I have a vague idea of the TZones hack is a file in that Cydia software right?? the Boss tzones something, that is what I have read above.
    But please be more specific… excuse my ignorance bro.

  132. Jon B

    I would recommend to just upgrade your firmware to 2.0 or above. The upgrade is fairly easy using PWNAGE ( http://wikee.iphwn.org/ ) Once upgraded, you just use Cydia to install the T Zones hack. very easy to do!

  133. carlos

    Forgot to say it mine Iphone is on 1.1.2 firmware


  134. carlos

    JON B or anyone here, please help, I just got my iphone 8g first generation to work with Tmobile, is working now with the unlimited internet data Access which cost $19.99 freaking dollars, but if i cna save $15 that will be awesome!!.
    So I unlocked jail… with the IZphone or something like that, that has El Zorro and his blade as an icon.
    I want to be able to use this hack to use it with tzones, but I dont know how to get to those list, directory and all that complex codes that you talk about in the forum, tell me what software do I need in order to access and copy, paste, etc all this files.
    I do have a mac so not windows software please.



  135. paul

    Hi Can anyone help mi wit tzone hack with 2.1 firmware send me a email PLEASE

  136. Talha Ismail

    If I have a prepaid plan, than will the hack work,(without $5.99 plan)?

  137. ryu

    for the folks that has 2.0 firm and having problems with edge (>_<) but have enternet plan of some sort 5.99 or 19.99 just go to
    -Cellular data network
    and change the APN or if blank enter “epc.tmobile.com”
    -leave user and pass blank
    -hit network
    -home then reset
    *when rebooted test by hitting safari it should work perfectly like mine.Keep in mind no installing t-hack or changing p-list or anything. Been online researching for 9 hours straight good luck hope it works for you guys too
    (-_-) zZz

  138. Erik

    This does not work. That is why this topic is still alive with tips.

  139. Jon B

    You can access the App Store with EDGE but not the iTunes Store.

  140. Shanigami

    I’ve had mostly everything working for quite a while now, but I’m wondering if there is anyway to access the Appstore or iTunes when using T-Mobile’s EDGE network. I’m using the most recent firmware and have everything but these two working. Thanks for any help!

  141. Jacob

    All this may not be needed. All I had to do was find a program that Unlocked the SIM-lock, if it isn’t unlocked already. Then Do this:

    1.) Tap “Settings”
    2.) Tap “General”
    3.) Tap “Network”
    4.) Tap “Cellular Data Network”
    5.) Tap “APN” and enter: internet2.voicetream.com

    This will only work if you either have the Data/Internet included in your plan or if it is added onto your current plan.

    This works on my iPhone 2G with only the “Unlock SIM-lock” hack by QuickPwn 2.1 for Windows

  142. Jon B

    There’s a pretty good chance you can mess up your phone but you can always restore it to factory setting.

  143. marioc

    if your know computer savvy and never hacked , i suggest you don’t because you could mess up the hardware

  144. marioc

    just go to this and follow the steps all you need is to download a file http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6OE4BUxF44

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  146. Zoe C

    I’m on a T-Mobile family plan and currently don’t own an iPhone. However, I was considering buying one, after i made sure that i can keep T-Mobile and still use all of the iPhones internet features. This plan sounds great, but I’ve never done any type of hacking and really don’t want to spend all that money on an iPhone and then screw it up. Can hacking severely harm my phone if i mess up, or is it not as complicated as it seems?

  147. nubnqt

    while installing cydia installer it froze is there anything I can do to unfreeze my phone?

  148. nubnqt

    How do I get the new big boss app for cyndia

  149. Jon B

    T Mobile recently changed their ip address. Copy the following and save it as proxy.pac

    function FindProxyForURL(url, host)
    if (isInNet(myIpAddress(), “”, “”))
    return “PROXY”;
    return “DIRECT”;

    Upload it to:


  150. CiPhaat

    Please use the following sequence to restore the iphone when nothing works:

    DFU Restore Mode:
    1. Boot phone 2. Hold Power + Home until the screen goes BLACK 3. Continue to hold home and let go of power 4. Plug into iTunes (screen should still be BLACK) 5. Within 20 seconds it should come up in recovery mode 6. Let go of Home and hit RESTORE in iTunes.

    Firmware 2.0 DFU: 1. Power phone OFF. 2. Hold power + home for 10 seconds. 3. Let go of power and continue to hold home until iTunes finds the phone.

  151. CiPhaat

    I managed to restore it, and I am now unlocking it, BUT I LOST the data from it, so if anyone else tries it, please backup all your files. :)

  152. CiPhaat

    I tried to make my iPhone work on t-mobile network, and i really messed it up. I had cyntia installed and edge still did not work, so I said I give it a try with ibrickr. done that, and it asked me to downgrade it, which I accepted, and asked to be done. Once the phone restarted, it keeps on showing code on the screen, then restarting again, then again code, and that’s about it. Any help with this would be appreciated. :(

  153. Eva

    I keep on receiving an internal error. I am able to access yahoo.com but nothing else. HELP!!!

  154. Jon B

    T Mobile USA recently updated their IP address which affected the T Zones EDGE hack. See link below:


  155. ethanpn2003

    t-mobile edge currently blocked. is there other way to acticate it with $5.99 plan or have to be 19.99 plan im on 2.0.2 thanks

  156. Andy

    Quick question. With the T-Zone internet plan, will email push to the phone? It may have been answered previously, but there is to many comments to read.

  157. Beebo

    anyone have the original preferences.plist file? i think i’m just gonna restore it and pay the 19.99.. i can’t figure this hack out.

  158. Beebo

    I was able to get wi fi working again but my edge still isn’t working. i’ve done these steps multiple times and nothing seems to work. do you know what i can do?

  159. Jon B

    Yes it is fixable….just do a restore and unlock and jailbreak the iPhone.

  160. Jon B

    Yes some readers have reported that their EDGE suddenly started working. So give it some time, not sure if it’s something within the T Mobile’s network.

  161. Beebo

    and to add on to my iphone problems, i installed that “service” app so i could turn off edge and use wifi but now it seems to be unresponsive. i click off on edge and when i go to the home page it doesn’t turn off. and since edge isn’t working properly and i can’t switch to wi fi i can’t access SSH. please tell me all this is fixable.

  162. Beebo

    i tried it again and YAHOO! worked but that was it. i tried going to a different page and this message came up: “internal error You do not have access to the site in http://www.google.com/

  163. SlashAndBurn

    Use the cydia installer to install the T-Mobile Web Fix and then wait a few hours, or attempt to hack your phone through ssh, T-Mobile Web will not work by itself without making a few modifications.

  164. Beebo

    i tried this like 3 times and it still doesn’t work. Safari keeps giving me messages that look like this:




    someone please help!!
    i’m using 1.1.4

  165. Jon B

    Go into Cydia, click on Sections at the bottom, scroll down until you see tweaks, the look for the T Zones Hack, Just install that and it should allow you to use EDGE on your iPhone.

  166. thomas Tran

    what app do i look for in cydia? thanks jon

  167. Jon B

    If you’re on firmware 2.0.1 don’t use this hack…use the app found in Cydia, it’s much simpler than this procedure.

  168. thomas Tran

    hey guys i need some help. i currently using the iphone that i unlock. i sign up for the tmobile web, which tmobile said its the same as tzone. but i still cant the iphone to work. can someone help me. i have the version 2.0.1.

  169. SlashAndBurn

    The T-Mobile egde works, its a bit slow, and you get a bunch of error screens, but it is good enough to check your e-mail, surf and use Maps.

  170. Jon B

    Yes you can use the $5.99 plan although I think T Mobile no longer offers that. I believe they have changed it to the $9.99 plan, this will work with the iPhone as well.

  171. Chicago Computer Tech Help

    Hi there, quick question…

    So with this iphone hack, I will be able to cancel my $19.99 data plan, and go to the $5.99 plan, and I will still be able to get EDGE service anywhere or just a ‘tzone’ or whatever that is called?

    Nice look on the site, btw.

  172. luis Lefort

    has anyone downgraded from the 19.99 Internet service to the 5.99 from T mobile

    If yes how did it work?

    Is it slower?

  173. SlashAndBurn

    Fav 5’s are handled on the t-mobile side, not by your phone, but you will not have a nice looking display, like on a real t-mobile phone with the 5 pictures in a circle, but you just add them as favorites. And weird fact, you can change your fav 5’s in the middle of the month, if you have been calling someone way too much.

  174. Juan

    Will i still have my top 5 contacts woriking when i put my sim card in my iphone or what. and will everything on my iphone keep working the way it did.

  175. SlashAndBurn

    Here is the current information on the iPhone 3G, it can be jail broken, the base band can be downgraded[Possible], but no unlock solution has been released.

    If you are planning to unlock the iPhone 3G(Future) so it can be used on non-at&t networks then the only new features to work will be GPS, the 3G hardware will not work with T-Mobile 3G.

    There is no unlock currently available for the iPhone 3G, and you must buy a contract with AT&T to get one, I would recommend purchasing an older iPhone, which can be unlocked & jail broken and you can use t-mobile’s edge, or wifi for internet access.

  176. Jenn

    but if i do buy the new iphone is it worth it and is it hack able?

  177. SlashAndBurn

    Don’t buy a 3G iPhone, they actually cost more with the service plan, 200 off is a scam, and 3G isn’t in all areas yet, which is ok for me because I have WiFi access everywhere and Edge for on the go. Just buy a old iPhone off Craigslist or E-Bay, you can find a deal, just search around and watch out for scammers.

  178. Jenn

    Ok when you do buy an iphone dont you have to buy a plan???

  179. SlashAndBurn

    Why are you using ibrickr? just use ZiPhone for all activities, and then install SSH for root access.

  180. Tyler

    in ibrickr when I try to download an app a window comes up and says iphoneinterface.exe has stopped working. Also now in my installer in my phone I can’t download/update my apps. Anyone know how to fix this?

  181. SlashAndBurn

    Is you sim card upside down?

  182. Angella

    I unlocked and jailbreak my iphone but now it does not recognize my t-mobile sim card….what am i missing

  183. SlashAndBurn

    The 3G iPhone is not unlockable yet, it can only be jailbroken.

  184. Giovanni

    I have a plan with tmobile and internet the 5.99 running perfect in an Iphone 1st generation.
    Yesterday I found an Iphone 3G in the train. (I am happy for that)
    My questions
    can I unlocked the Iphone 3G and put in it my tmobile sim card to work?
    where is the information about it ?


  185. Shikhir

    Khang you can switch back and forth. The firmware is in settings.

  186. Shikhir

    Okay, to answer some questions. If you already have the $19.99 plan with T-Mobile all you need to do is change the settings to internet2.voicestream.com.

    This WILL work with 1.1.4v firmware.

    And, to clarify this is NOT 3G speed, even with the hack, 3G is third-gen, only available on AT&T. This is similar to the AT&T EDGE speed, but 3G is about 1.5-2 times as fast (only on AT&T though, T-Mobile doesn’t have a 3G network).


  187. Khang Huynh

    Can it work on firmware 1.1.4? How to check firmware though? If we use this hack then the phone will disable the Wifi right? Can we switch back and forth

    => New Iphone user, please advise !!!


  188. carlos

    i’ve read all these posts and im trying to understand .. now you can both unlock both iphones (1st and 2nd}…. im jus wondering if there dif methods to do this and briefly explain how….

  189. SlashAndBurn

    The Faves should work, they are handled on the T-Mobile side, not your phone.

  190. BluesMesssiah

    Okay, so I’ve been trying to do my research and it looks like any 1st or 2nd gen IPhone can be unlocked, including those updated to 2.0 firmware (as of a few weeks ago). The only question remaining is will this work with my T-Mobile Faves? I’ve seen one post on YouTube saying Yes, but I’d trust you people more. Anyone using their Iphone with Faves? Thanks in advance. Just waiting for confirmation before trying to pick one up!

  191. SlashAndBurn

    Well, first I tried to use the old method, describe above, but modifying the files manually, since the preferences.plist file is not the same. I had to install OpenSSH from cydia and I installed the terminal emulator so that I can run ifconfig & ping. The preference file is located in a Preferences folder not contained in the root folder, look around you will eventually find it. I learned that for t-mobile you do not need a username/password, leave those fields blank. For a while Edge would not work, but I had an IP, but after I Installed the T-Mobile Edge fix from Cydia everything started to work, but I don’t know if it really did anything, it seems that edge takes a really long tiime to start up for the first time.

  192. MWG

    SlashAndBurn, Can you describe exactly what you did to get T-mobile to work? I have successfully unlocked my 2.0 iPhone (2G), but I cannot get the internet/data to work. Phone and Wifi work well. What did you do through the terminal emulator?

  193. flama

    That’s awsome!!! I’m really considering to do this 😀

  194. SlashAndBurn

    A update, I installed the T-Mobile Edge Fix from Cydia and made sure that I did not have a user name/password in my edge settings and…

    By using the terminal emulator I was able to verify that having a user name/password would result in not getting a iP address.

    But after fighting with the phone for a while I was able to get T-Mobile Edge to work on a 2G phone running iPhone OS 2.0.

  195. SlashAndBurn

    The iPhone 2.0 Os has been jailbroken and the current instructions don’t seem to work. The file locations have changed once again and the contents is not the same.

  196. Richard

    I have an unlocked I phone and I am using t zones perfectly fine, but i can not get the maps to give me directions. I can find locations but no directions there. Can someone help me?

  197. carlos

    hey i’m still wondering if i can use aim or other chatting services wit da iphone.. also which iphone would b betta 2 buy 4 da tmobile hack?? da 1st gen.. or da new iphone 3g released on july 11th…. advice from any1 plz????

    >carlos4life91@aim.com< … :)

  198. David

    Will this work with the new firmware 2.0 upgrade? I’m thinking of picking up an old EDGE iPhone to use with my tMobile account. Thanks!

  199. carlos

    hey i currently have a sidekick plan with my faves.. i want 2 know if i can get da iphone [new 3g or w.e] and still keep my faves , surf internet and use my aim or im services…. plz i really would like if u helped me better understand this.. i undertsnad i have 2 quit my sidekicks plan n put da 5.99 plan…. plz jus sum1 help..!!!! >_< [contact me @ carlos4life91@aim.com ..thank u

  200. Jon B

    @ Whahoo
    Yes you can use the phone strictly for internet purposes i.e. Wi-Fi although that would beat the whole purpose of getting a cool phone like an iPhone.

    You do have to have it jailbroken not unlocked if you’re not concerned about using its phone features.

  201. Whahoo

    So is it possible to use the iphone (or iphone 3G once it get’s unlocked) internet functions using wifi ONLY and not use/pay for EDGE or 3G? Would the weather and stuff still update when wifi is available? If that’s possible would I be able to do it on both At&T and Tmoblie?

    I want to get an iphone but don’t want to pay for internet service since I’m usually at school and have wifi. Is this a feasible option? Thanks

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  203. Grant

    I was wondering if the internet for T-mobile would be the same speed as at&t 3g? Or is it a bit slower? I was also wondering, if I bought a iphone anytime soon would the firmware be to high to hack the iphone or no?

  204. brenda

    Hi i have tried typing in wap.voicestream.com and nothing happened i typed it in the edge apn do i need a username password? i also tried the internet2 one that didnt work eighter i have a tmobile hacked i phone. can someone please help me thanks p.s I am new to this hacking thing. please spell it out in newbie terms. thanks Brenda

  205. luis

    I have the $20 plan also and didnt have to modified anything on the iPhone I just restore my phone and unlock whit zphone set my mobile Internet
    and it works perfect

    If posible
    try restoring ur iphone with Itunes then unlock it with zphone set ur Internet with out modifing anything on the phone just set it up Internet2

    Reset ur modem and it will work fine

  206. sally

    Hi, I am having problem, i need help!

    I subscribe 19.99 internet add-on with tmobile. I added APN “internet2.voicestream.com” and my edge connection was working perfect until a week ago, but all of the sudden, it stop working. Safari, youtube and other stuff do not work but sometimes I receive emails.

    EDGE has IP address on my iphone, so i think it means that Im getting a connection, but it does not work!!!!

    What would be reasons?? Please help!

  207. Steve Ngu

    if sombody could help me over aim, i just got the phone with 1.1.4 and i want to use internet and such, im kinda lost with this program, could sombody with experince let me know whats going on lol, aim me at “gookfolyfe”

  208. kellie

    NO Fito, the new 3G iPhone isn’t capable of hacking…

  209. Fito

    If i get the 3g iPhone, will it be compatable with t-mobile?
    And if it is….what services will i not be able to get using the t-mobile carrier?

  210. Bryant Irawan

    ok so i know you can get the 5.99 tmobile tzones plan, BUT what are the drawbacks? Will you be able to view REAL web pages or just some wap deformed version? Plus, will other 3rd party jailbreak apps work with this plan such as Apollo AIM or mobile chat? PLEASE REPLY IVE BEEN WONDERING ABUOT THIS FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!

  211. JoeJoe


  212. Luis L

    I have a iPhod version 1.1.4 and i have the 19.99 internet service from T-mobile

    whitch user name shoul i use ?

    or internet2?

  213. Jon B

    Hi Clay,

    I wouldn’t trust anything T Mobile tells you, of course they would want you to buy the more expensive plan. You do not have to have the $19.99 plan, I believe they have changed the $5.99 T Zones plan to $9.99. I’m still using the $5.99 T Zones plan and I haven’t had any issues with it, as a matter of fact it works perfectly fine using wap.voicestream.com. So my advice is go with the $9.99 plan and save you some hard earned money!

  214. Clay

    Newbie iphone user here… I just jailbreaked my iphone (Version 1.1.4) last night using Ziphone and I just put my T-mobile sim card into iphone and everything has been working just fine (phone, internet via wifi at home, etc) but I was unable to get internet access away from my wifi… So I started diggin online and found this site and following the advice here, I called T-mobile and asked for the T-Zone $5.99 online feature and T-mobile said I actually need the full internet access package $19.95 per month and had me type in internet2.voicestream.com under the edge page and everything is working fine. My question is that if I skip the $19.99 extra full internet access from T-mobile and just go with what Joe said (a few post above) and used the wap.voicestream.com under the edge page, would that work? It would be nice if I didn’t have to pay the extra $19.99 per month.

  215. Mike

    I currently have a sidekick. I’d like to switch to an iphone. I’m trying to sort this all out. It sounds like I’d have to switch out of my sidekick plan- keep my minutes plan- sign up for $5.95 edge plan and then sign up for some sort of texting plan as well? Then do this hack and all should work well with my iphone on T-mobile?

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  217. Andy Ex

    All you have to do is call tmobile with version 1.1.4 and tell them you need to get the data plan that supports the iphone problem solved..for youtube there is a download on installer and everything should work fine. it did for me..

  218. abbad

    hi man last time i did restore it tell me write something than i give money to somebody to unlock for me i’m in uae if i do that hack it will not be anything for me ? plz send me the answer to my email plz thanx man i will read ur answer in my email plz ok man bye now

  219. kellie

    I have T-Mobile, and the iphone version 1.1.4…HELP WITH INTERNET PLEASE!!!

  220. laloj

    Big problems. I tried to install ibrickr. Not sure where I went wrong.
    I unlocked my iphone yesterday ziphone3.0
    I got my T-Mobile plan today so wanted to setup ibrickr.
    I tried to jailbreak it and got the green apple screen.
    I followed the instructs and now it keeps scrolling with installation codes and then going to the apple non-stop
    I can force a shutdown but when i power back up it does it again

  221. johnmack

    is there anyone in san diego that can help me ? ill pay you a quick hundo to for the supposed 10 minutes it takes to make it work.my email is sickofkooks@yahoo.com,,i want to get iphone and but suck at hacker shit.ive been on t-mobile for almost 5 yrs and really dont want to switch,iv got a good plan that they dont have anymore.

  222. natural health blog

    Any idea if this hack will work on the 3G iPhones that are coming out next month?

  223. joe

    Hi, read this whole blog…and thanks for all the hard work from everyone. I have a 1.1.4 that someone else unlocked. I used the wap.voicestream.com under the edge page and it worked in everything. I did nothing elase but type this in. Mail seems a bit inconsistent with sending, but you tube worked great, so did safari. I have the $20 plan. I tried internet2.voicestream.com and it did not work. I see here that others got that to work. is there a difference in speed?

  224. Brittney

    Just got off the phone with T-mobile, in order for edge to work, in my case, i had to go to settings-general-network-edge and type in lowercase letters internet2.voicestream.com and it worked!
    Not sure about youtube though, thats a whole other story! Hope this helped.

  225. JUAN

    Hi i need someones help i was trying to put the edge software on my iPhone and now it’s suck just showing me what i think is the software codes scrolling at a high rate of speed can anybody help? I’m at your mercy

  226. Mike

    @Tony: Hey, the iPhone works great with MyFav from T-Mobile. The only think is you don’t get the MyFav rotator, like you said. But I did just the same as you suggested: added the 5 to my favorites list, and done. T-Mobile doesn’t bill me for talking to them (since you register their phone number with T-Mobile [you can do this on the website], so it doesn’t depend on the MyFav app on the phone).

    Just wanted to write back that this works for me on the 1.1.4 firmware as well. Thanks!

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  228. Tony

    MY FAVs is part of a Tmobile calling plan that allows you to call any 5 people on any service or land line with unlimited minutes. It works great for me because right now I’m not the riches person around. So something like having unlimited minutes for very cheap is cool. I figured that if it was part of my plan and did acquire an IPhone that I would be able to use it. The only thing that made me question it was that new Tmoblie phones have MY FAVs option on it. Like its programmed to the phone. Every month it resets itself, allowing me to change my 5 Favs if i want. Maybe by putting my favs on the “favorites” on the Iphone it may act as the same. I really want an Iphone because Tmobile does not have a phone that catches my interest like the Iphone does, also I really like Mac products. Anyway any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks for the help so far.

  229. Jeff

    Tony –

    What is the My Favs thing? I have seen it but don’t know what it is. I know that it is something about calling any 5 people. The iPhone doesn’t have a setting for that – there is a ‘favorites’ for your contacts. Check your online access to T-mobile to see if My Favs is there and setup – if you can take care of it there, then you don’t have to worry about the iPhone having it, because it will be with your account anyway.

  230. Tony

    I have Tmobile and really want an Iphone. Ive read on here that EDGE can be loaded on the iphone, but have not read if MY Favs can be used on it. I really like the MY FAVS option. If MY FAVS is possible on the Iphone i will get one fo sure.

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  232. snow blower

    snow blowers…

    I found your site on technorati and read a few of your other posts. Keep up the good work. I just added your RSS feed to my Google News Reader. Looking forward to reading more from you….

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  234. HG


    You can try this:

    Connect your iphone to you computer with itune on. Try pressing and holding the Home button for 6 seconds to close a frozen application. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds. During this time, a red “power off” slider may appear, but do not release Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until the Apple logo appears. Then your itune will find your iPhone, restore it and unlock your iPhone again.

  235. Giovanni

    I followed the intruccion and the iphone doesn’t work. The iphone is rebooting continuesly for 3 days. I turned it off holding the two buttons, affter that I turn it on and then it shows the apple logo for 3 seconds follow the several code lines from the botton to the top of the screen for 6 seconds more and then it repeats the accion again and again. Itunes does not find it neither. What can I do ? help me please ?

  236. jamaica1024

    I have waited for a year to add the internet service to my plan. I finally added it and now my iphone keeps saying i am not subscribed to the edge. I tried all the things you guys said to put into the APN and nothing happened. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

  237. jamaica1024

    I have been trying for hours to connect my iphone to the internet. My original phone was the sidekick id and now i have my sim in the iphone. i tried putting in the apn that was mention and it still says not connected. can someone please help me.

  238. Amir

    I’ve had similar problems as ‘kitman’ above. iBirckr just froze my iPhone. I had to click ‘restore’ in iTunes to get the original system back from Apple. But it over-wrote my ziphone system files and the phone wont accept my t-mobil sim anymore. So I had to re-run ziphone. But I lost all my original pics, songs, movies and contacts lost! Its a disaster! I wont bother with this software anymore. If the phone stopped working then I am stuffed as I have no official software for it.

  239. Igor

    If you signed for $19.99 plan, go ahead and leave APN settings BLANK (delete everything inder APN setings)… Will work just fine. No iTune Store and limited YouTube function.

  240. Rob

    JB, I got it working using the $19.99 plan, however I cant get the $5.99 plan to work. With the $19.99 plan all I did was change the APN settings. I have followed your instructions precisely and I keep getting the message “Safari could not open the page because the server stopped responding”. I am using 1.1.3, any ideas?

  241. buggabugga

    my youtube search feature will not work on edge. works great on wifi though… only thing i can do with youtube on edge is watch featured and bookmarked videos. pretty much blows since its the only thing ive found not to work with the 5.99 plan so far.

  242. samshah

    The method works. Everything works fine with this hack including mail, weather,stocks etc,. The only problem is with youtube. I am able to watch the videos stored in my bookmarks. But I am unable to search for videos. The error message reads” You tube not availlable.”

    Using 1.1.4 8G

  243. kitman

    I was using ibrickr to hack the phone but it froze. So I did a restart on the phone but after turning it back on, the screen is just scrolling with codes. Ibrickr and iTune will not recognize the iphone and i did a hard restart but it’s the same. lots of code scrolling from top to bottom. did i screw up the iphone and it’s there a way to fix it.

  244. adam

    i did the hack on firmware 1.1.4 and it worked perfectly although it didnt let me install the pxl files but the hack still worked nonetheless

  245. Jon B


    I have the $5.99 T Zones plan and everything works fine, I’m not sure why it’s not working for the other people but I can definitely say that it has worked flawlessly for me for almost a year now.

  246. Avis

    Hi, I just bought an unlocked Iphone and was wondering if I should get the t-zone for $5.99 or the $19.99 service.

    I am asking because in one of the comments above I see that with tzone you cannot do many things such as maps or go to online messengers, check stock quotes, or anything of that sort. Is that true? Does this stuff work on the $19.99 service?

    If that is true, can someone please tell me where I can find information on how to get the $19.99 service installed and working on the iphone?

    Thanks so much in advance

  247. JJ

    If something happens to it, just rebuild the phone, putting the original firmware back in place… they won’t know.

  248. Nessy

    Hello, I have an iphone that has not been hacked using the firmware. I guess it was hacked with some installer program. Anyways, will this hack still work? Wouldn’t the manufacturers warranty be voided because we are hacking into the firmware?

  249. Sisi

    Finally got it working!

    To shed some lights for people who had trouble. Follow what Sacha said above. Also, if you don’t know how to have installer.app installed: Rerun ziphone 3.0, but choose “Jailbreak” option instead of “Do it all” option. This will install installer.app on your iphone. Hope it helps.

  250. Sisi

    sorry for the flood of posts.

    Ok, finally got installer.app on my iphone. But when I stated ibrickr and clicked “check my phone”, it gave me the message that the phone must be jailbroken and installer.app installed, both of which I have done. Can someone please help. Thank you.

  251. Sisi

    Hi ya’ll,
    I had similar problem locating the “install.app” on ziphone, or installing it somehow. Can someone please help me! Thanks a million!

  252. Sisi

    Hi everyone,

    I unlocked my iphone (1.1.4 firmware) with Ziphone 3.0. Everything works great except my t-mobile edge network. I am thinking about trying iplus on the same phone. Will using iplus on top of ziphone brick my phone? what should I do? Desperate for help! Thanks.

  253. moe

    I think i have a solution to all of this!!!!
    How about one of the people who actually got this thing to work for firmware 1.1.3 can do us all a favor and restor his phone and post it up on some website.
    I need this because i am going to spring field and i live in chicago and i need internet on the go. I really need help some one please restor there phone with the right files for 1.1.3

  254. Ferd

    I paid to get my iphone unlocked and i have the 1.1.4 version and i have wap.voicestream.com in my APN space, and the edge T-Mobile plan is activated on my account, and thats as far as i go im so confused, i dont know all that application stuff, and my connection is just so slow i have yet to see my map load unless i am at home with using router, I JUST NEED HELP….any help is greatly appreciated

  255. Simone

    Thanks Sasha (and everyone else) for the above posting – however, i have a question: i cannot find the installer app. on the ZiPhone 3.0 that i just used to unlock my iPhone. Where does it reside, how do u bring it up?

  256. Sascha

    Sorry for the comment-spam, but one more follow-up from me: It’s working now, as expected I just needed to wait a little bit until the T-Zones service activation went through.

    Since there are different comments on different firmware version and successes with them, here a quick summary of what I did:
    1. Bought new iPhone with 1.1.4 firmware.
    2. Jailbreak and SIM Unlock with ziPhone 2.5.
    3. Found this great post, read everything including comments.
    4. Called up T-Mobile to have $5.99 t-zones service added to my account.
    5. Used Installer app that came with ziPhone and installed T-Mobile 1.1.3 TZones Hack from the Tweaks 1.1.3 folder. There is no updated hack for 1.1.4 since it works fine with the 1.1.3 one.
    6. Waited for an hour until service activation went through.
    7. Done! I did not change any additional settings, the APN was automatically set by the TZones Hack, I did not put in a username or password.

    Hope that helps anyone who is still trying to figure it out!

  257. Sascha

    Okay I called and they still had the $5.99 even though it was not offered on the website. It might not be available for everybody as they somehow seem to offer certain services only in certain states/zip codes etc.

    I added it now and applied the 1.1.3 Boss Tweak, which took care of all the settings, rebooted the phone, but it’s not working right now (getting some access error in Safari). However the guy said it takes between 2 and 48 hours to activate, so I’ll give it a day and then report back.

  258. Jon B

    To my understanding and according to some of my readers, the $4.99 plan is no longer available. Yeah call them and find out for sure and let me know.

  259. Sascha

    It’s weird, I just checked my available T-Mobile services and found this little text block: “Unlimited t-zones for $4.99 includes unlimited Internet e-mail and Mobile Web content. Unlimited t-zones Pro for $9.99 includes unlimited access to corporate e-mail, Internet e-mail, and Mobile Web content–all right from your phone, any time, anywhere!”

    The weird thing is that I can only select T-Zones Pro, there is no option to just get T-Zones, even though they talk about it and say it’s $4.99. I guess I’ll have to call them up and see what I can do.

  260. Monish


    Thanks for the really quick response. BUt do you know the 9.99 plan is available for prepaid phones or only for post paid.


  261. Jon B


    The $5.99 plan is no longer available with T Mobile, you will need to get the $9.99 or the $19.99 plan.

  262. Monish


    I have a prepaid T Mobile connection, do you have any idea if it will work with that or not.

    I called T Mobile and those guys had no clue what T-MobileWeb for $5.99 plan I was talking about.

    Any comments and help would be appreciated.


  263. patel


    Thanks for your reply, i did exactly what you have written above but under the “tweaks” folder I did not find any “T-mobile Tzone Hack”. how can i get that? pl help.

    thnaks again,


  264. Shane

    I just succcessfuly installed the T-Moble TZones Hack on my unlocked 1.1.4 iphone. Here is what I did:

    Go to the installer aplication on your phone and select “sources”. Go into “BigBoss’s Apps”, select “install”. Select the “Tweaks” folder, select “T-Mobile TZones Hack” and select install. Exit the installer application. Go into “settings” application, select “general” , select “edge” and then next to APN type in “wap.voicestream.com”. No username or password is neccessary. Reboot your phone and you should be connected.

  265. patel


    i have iphone unlocked version 1.1.4 and i’m trying to set up edge on t-mobile for usa. Can some one help me with it? how can i put modified files referenced above on my iphone please? pl help.



  266. Ray C

    i got a question. can you use this hack even if you have the 20 dollar web plan with tmobile, or do you absolutely have to have the 5.99 plan with no exceptions?

  267. Mike

    Is this regular tzones or tzones pro for $9.99? I checked the tmobile website and that is the only plan offered.

  268. Mike

    Is this the regular tzones plan or tzones pro for $9.99? I checked the tmobile website and that was the only tzones plan offered.

  269. Enrique

    SO, why not get one for FREE!!, no for real…


  270. Rodney

    Everything worked on my Iphone – EDGE, WIFI ETC…, but in the last few days, When I’m not in a WIFI zone, and it switches to EDGE, incoming calls seem to be going straight to voicemail. Does anyone know why or what I can do??

  271. Jeffrey

    what kind of $20 data plan can it be sidekick $20

  272. HG

    please help!!!!!! When I used iBrickr to hack t-Zone, for some reason, it did not go through:-(( Now my iPhone can not recognized by iTune, not even that, it can’t do anything, it is just rolling those white codes over and over again:-(( what should I do now? Please help!!!

  273. Helen

    Dose T-mobile still have the $5.99 plan? I tried to add that to my plan, but could not find it anymore. They only have the $9.99 T-zone pro now…

  274. Hunterkll

    Other non http stuff probably won’t work because unless you pay for the $20 data plan, most ports that other things use are blocked.

    the $20 plan requiers no file mods, just internet2.voicestream.com as the APN …. and nothing else… no blocked ports so everything else works as advertised … it’s the same as the $20 iphone data package on AT&T and such

    If you only use web, mail, etc then you don’t worry about it

    instant messengers or irc, etc? You need the $20 plan

  275. Jeffrey

    Hi I just got my iphone 16 gb someone unlocked it for me i got the 5.99 plan but the only thing that works is my mail the internet, weather, nothing else works can some plz help me

  276. jeff

    The best thing I’ve found for getting turning on edge and paying only $5.99 vs. $19.99 is the BigBoss hack. Install it, add the $5.99 t-zones plan, wait about 30 minutes and you’re good to go.

    Did to both my and my wife’s iPhones – no problems.

  277. JoeA

    The initial post works really well and for T-Zones at 5.99 can’t be beat. I have speeds that range 110-140 kbps.

    The best Iphone unlock process can be found at http://www.hackthatphone.com/114/iphone_114_true_unlock_windows.html

    Then getting Edge (add T-Zones to your plan 5.99)

    1. Download the edge-zip files, save the files to a desired location (see 12/20/07 post for edge zip files)
    2. Two files will be unzipped
    • Proxy.Pac
    • Preferences.plist
    3. Using a tool like Ibrikr in stall the files in the following locations
    • Proxy.pac file to /private/var/root

    • Preferences.plist

    1.1.2 and earlier to /private/var/root/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences.plist

    1.1.3 – 1.1.4 to /private/var/preferences/SystemConfiguration

    4. Now grab your iPhone and tap Settings – General – Network – EDGE.
    • The APN you will use is wap.voicestream.com, username and password will be guest.
    • Reboot your iPhone and voila…you should be able to browse online using EDGE.

  278. Tom

    Hello! I used the iBrickr and it actually messed up my phone that was unable to restore even with iTunes. Then I reflashed the whole phone with ZiPhone 2.5c, but I’ve unlocked, jailbreaked, and activated the phone with iPlus 2.0! After I did that everything was back in order. Now my EDGE is working with T-mobileWeb 5.99$/mo. and I didn’t have to go thru iBrickr process. The only problem I’ve got now that the EDGE connection is reallyyyyyyyyyy slow, so the question is SHOULD I GO FOR IT WITH THE iBRICKR METHOD TO MAKE IT FASTER? IS THERE’S GOING TO BE IMPROVEMENT? PLEASE RESPOND!

  279. DLilMama

    Ok. My Iphone is unlocked, someone did it for me and I have T-Mobile 19.99 plan already. The Wi-fi works only when I’m around my computer..BUT, if I downgrade to T-Zones 5.99 plan, will I still be able to have unlimited text messages???

  280. iegorov

    read here—–

    new thing from T-Mobile!!! My EDGE connection stop working today… 3/1/2008. I checked EDGE settings on my phone… it’s says – DISABLED (!!). When I tried to add wap.line message pops up “what network you want to use? at&t, t-mobile and otehrs. I choose T-Mobile, next message “Which plan you want to use? t-zone, unlimited Internet and some others”. I choose t-zone, next message “I you sure you want to (!!!) REINSTATE? (!!!)” I never cancelled it!..;)) Anyway, choose YES and I am back in game again!..{:) Full Internet access!

  281. iegorov

    John B,
    I got 1.1.2
    The only thing is missing on my phone is Springboard or Launcher, or something that can change home screen. My installer program missing (because I am stupid enough to load crap instaed of Springboard right a way)…
    Is it a way to get installer back WITHOUT downgrade to 1.0.2?? I am afraid, if I do downgrade, I will miss/screw my setting, contacts, etc.
    Help if you can! Thanks!

  282. iegorov

    same thing here. I got 1.1.2, just add wap.voicestream.com in Settings – General – Network – EDGE. Works just fine!
    Now, new thinhg from T-Mobile!!! My EDGE connection stop workinh today… 3/1/2008. I checked EDGE settings on my phone… it’s says – DISABLED (!!). When I tried to add wap.line message pops up “what network you want to use? at&t, t-mobile and otehrs. I choose T-Mobile, next message “Which plan you want to use? t-zone, unlimited Internet and some others”. I choose t-zone, next message “I you sure you want to (!!!) REINSTATE? (!!!)” I never cancelled it!..;)) Anyway, choose YES and I am back in game again!..{:) Full Internet access!

  283. Jon B


    Are you sure you are able to go online using EDGE and not WiFi? If your EDGE is working then you don’t need to apply this hack.

  284. carja

    I just purchased a 1.1.4 firmware iphone and unlocked it using ziphone 2.5. To acess t-mobile edge all I did was go to settings> general>network and under edge where its says APN I just typed in wap.voicestream.com and under username and password I just typed in guest, and now my phone works perfectly (weather, maps, safari, youtube) using edge. Do I need to do the whole ibrickr deal or just leave it the way it its?

  285. Danny

    I have an otb 1.1.3 that i upgraded to 1.1.4 then unlocked, jailbreak, and activated using iplus 1.1

    then i did the tmobile edge hack (5.99 plan) and it worked occasionally. for example it was working fine yesterday and i got 74kpbs. but now it won’t work..it seems to be on and off

    I checked everything and it seems to be correct…

    anybody know whats wrong?

  286. iegorov

    I have 1.1.2 on T-mobile unlocked using ZiPhone 2.5.
    I can’t switch to next Springboard… It wouldn’t change. I got a couple Icons jump on second screen and can’t get them back… Help!
    Thank you!

  287. MUDD

    Looking for the name or a link of the refeneced PXL file that was mentioned in the start of the instructions.


  288. johnathan

    i have a 1.1.2 otb iphone with turbosim and i tried this and it worked. at first it just screwed up my wifi and stuff but i messed around with the phone network settings and stuff and got wifi working. a week later i was playing with it in class and all of a sudden the weather updated. the t zone hack works most of the time but for the times it doesnt you just have to keep turning off and turning on your phone till it works.

  289. kendal

    Worked great, put in a diff. carriers chip from my Tmobile to see if it would work. Did not and reset my edge back to cingular wap. Followed your guide and was back to tmobile edge.

    Thanks again!

  290. Big John

    Mike, got the same message. Wet through with it anyway.
    Got the 5.99 edge plan too. All works fine.

  291. mike

    i have the appinstaller on my iphone and one of the things you can install is the t-mobile edge software (5.99) but it says warning, this application will delete your system prefs. What does that mean and how will it effect my iphone? Is there a way to fix that?

  292. Drew

    OK i was able to find another site that explained how to get itunes to locate my phone. So i was able to restory everythiing after a fw minutes of panic! my question is now, i have tmobile and would like to use the edge. I have a data plan, but i am lil scared to attempt this again. any idea as to what may have gone wrong? I did have my tmobile sims card in the whole time, should i not have?

  293. Drew

    I fellowed everything step by step. I down loaded the iBrickr… and did somethign with the firmware.. then it was downloading files to my phone. it said it would take 3-4 minutes but not to take longer then 10. If it was more then 10 to shut phone off restart and use itunes to restore the phone… well it took longer then 10 minutes i did what it said…. but its stuck.. it just keeps restarting on its own.. starts loading some files.. and stop and restarts… it wont stop doing that… just bought the phone..can anyone help?

  294. Jashon

    props to Jon B for getting this hack done. I used to have a similar 5.99 hack for my t-mobile dash aka HTC excalibur. I have a question, will the speed of internet, youtube, streaming etc be as fast as the iphone’s natural AT&T/Cingular data plan? Last time I checked, it had a moderate speed and i could get thru things sooo easily. SO if if some could easily answer my question. PLease email me the answer. I really want an iphone badly but I dont want to switch out of my tmobile contract.



  295. SHAKA

    ok, i was able to do it. I have another issue, when i downloaded the preferences.plist file it displayed preferences only, so i renamed it to preferences.plist, i uploaded it and it didn’t replace the existing preferences.plist file, instead a new file appeared “preferences.plist.plist” this i when i realized i made a mistake of renaming it when i saw your update. Anyways my question is how can i erase this file that appeared in Ibrickr, when i click on it it doesn’t give me the option to delete it. What can i do? Is there a way to restore everything to factory settings and start over? And if i do this will it relock my iphone? I assume i would be able to unlock it again with ziphone right?

    Sorry for so many question i’m just new to this, i really appreciate your help Jon. B

  296. Jon B


    You do not need to jailbreak again. All you’re using iBrickr for is to browse into the iPhone’s system file. You can also try using Winscp as an alternative.

    Click here for more info.

  297. Shaka

    can any one please help me with the questions above.

  298. Tubeinator

    buy tubeinator…

    You can use Tubeinator to dominate youtube…

  299. SHAKA

    Hi Jon B,
    I had a quick question regarding this procedure, i’m not really an expert so i wanted to make sure i fully understand the steps before proceding. First, i bought and iphone 1.1.3 OTB and i succesfully unlocked it using ziphone V2.5. My concern is that when i download iBrickr it will ask me to jailbreak my iphone, but i already did this when i unlocked the phone i also did the jailbreak. Still the program will ask me to jailbreak it. I wanted to know if i do this jailbreak again won’t that mess up the phone given that i had already jailbreak it with Ziphone. Last question is will this process mess up the wifi if it does how can i fix it? Thank YOU.

  300. Jch0075

    DUDE! thank you so much this was a huge help. Thanks alot for taking the time

  301. EvePineda02

    ok I have tried everything i just keep getting the 502 error even though I can still get my email from yahoo. I can not get anything on Safari. Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong I have done everything above more them twice. The first time that I downloaded the hack on a jailbroken 1.1.1 it worked great but now that i have to jailbroken 1.1.3 (updated using Ziphone originally 1.1.1 and 1.1.2) it doesn’t want to work at all… and one of the phones the email doesn’t want to work even if I set it up using WiFi it tells me the user name or password for “imap.apple.mail.yahoo.com” is incorrect i know that i have put in my info correctly. If anyone can help that would be great… Thanks

  302. Aang

    Yeah, what do you do when it says u need to downgrade to 1.0.2?

  303. tony

    I can’t install the Services app on the phone. Would anyone know how? Everything else works, except for that.

  304. mund

    I am new to iphone and just bought a iphone (unlocked on 1.1.3 and tzone hack on it). But I am not able to access internet via edge, I am getting error message 502.

    Since I am new to this, I don’t know how to check the files on the iphone. Which is the best and safest way to check and upload the files, I have seen people talking about ibrick and winscp.

    What else should I check as right files might already be on my phone. I will double check that once I connect.

    Any suggestions….

  305. woodlandsfonz

    For some reason my e-mail is not working. It does not send or receive. Any suggestions? Everything else seems to work fine.

  306. frank

    How do you hack into youtube. All my features work on my t-mobile network for the exception of youtube.


  307. rodney

    I just used the hack from Modmyifone.com for EDGE on T-mobile!!! I am shocked – it took 2 minutes and boom it works. This is amazing. It was the last obsticle I had with the iphone. SIMPLE SIMPLE…

  308. Leviathan_Ultima

    OK everyone Try this site for all version of iPhone


    I use this hack for my 1.1.1 iPhone and that works, but since i upgraded to 1.1.2, I had to use the hack from the site above.

    Note: for people with 1.1.3 read the part that say:

    ***FIRMWARE 1.1.3***

    on the page link. If you do not follow instructions, you might brick your iPhone! This works very well with my 1.1.3 iPhone upgraded from 1.1.1.

  309. Manny


  310. peter

    hay man i have the t-mobile sidekick 3 plan do you think that it will work on the iphone??

  311. Manny


    IF YOU WANT TO UNLOCK YOUR PHONE GO TO http://www.iphone.unlock.no/


  312. mick

    ok, so say I’m at home where I have wifi. Does the iPhone set a precedence on wifi over edge when an open unsecured network is present? Or am going to have to turn of my edge in order for the wifi to activate. If someone could comment on exactly how that works, I would be very happy. Also, since tmobile doesn’t charge for roaming can I still get edge when I am roaming… Or Is it only when I have tmobile for my carrier,

  313. jeff

    Yes, I have the $5.99 T-zones working on T-mobile just fine.

  314. Mick

    Wondering if this EDGE hack works on the new iphone firmware 1.1.3. I just ordered this phone a week ago, used ziphone to unlock it and now running tmobile. It would be nice to get a cheap data plan for when I’m on the road. But would like some confirmation with the new firmware.

  315. rodney

    Under version on my iphone it says 1.1.2. will this EDGE hack work? I’m kind of nervous to attempt it. Know anyone that will do it for me??

  316. Manny

    OK JON B…I hacked into my iPhone with Ziphone and also intalled the “ibrick fix”. I have the $5.99 plan and have followed all the intruction on this page etc. BUT still have NO INTERNET THROUGH EDGE only Wi-Fi. PLEASE HELP ME OUT….????

    Another thing is that when I intall the apps from ibrick they do not show on my HOME PAGE (on the iPhone) and when I intall any apps from an “intaller” app that I have install from the (i.unlock.com) it just erases another app in other words HOW CAN I MAKE MORE THEN ONE PAGE ON MY IPHONE HOME PAGE?????



  317. tommy

    ONLY 5.99

  318. Jon B

    Hey Craig, the preferences.plist can be found in this directory:

  319. craig

    I’ve got a hacked 1.1.3 and there is no directory /private/var/root/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/
    It ends at Preferences. Anyone know where the preferences.plist file resides in 1.1.3?

  320. appple123

    I have this working on 1.1.1 firmware. Has any been successful with 1.1.2 or 1.1.3?

  321. daniel

    i did everything as told… i get a blank screen wen i open safari then after a while
    it shows
    Error 502- Bad Request… for any website i try to load up..
    help please

  322. freddy

    I am currently an t-mobile customer and would like to switch to an iphone. Which is the best place to buy an iphone without the contract? Also will this crack with with the latest firmware? Thanks in advance.

  323. Robert

    My ringer does not work, I can see when someone calls me, but cannot hear ringtone or anything. I did both the thing on here and also the installer thing. The installer thing worked for me, this one did not.

  324. kris

    Works awsome!!! thanks

  325. kris

    Works Awsome!!!

  326. jeff

    Gitamba – what do you mean? If you have the T-zones hack, if you can get email, then you should be able to also use Safari on the iPhone. Do you have the $5.99 plan option subscribed to? After you do that, give it a bit of time, maybe an hour, to kick in. I haven’t had a problem since the 11th when I first posted.

  327. Gitamba

    I have a 1.1.3 phone the only problem is i’m running xp and don’t know of anysoftware to perform the software change to safari to get it to use the internet.

  328. Jon B

    The E icon basically means that you have EDGE capabilities but it will not work if you don’t have the $5.99 plan or the $19.99 plan. Just follow the hack and call TMobile and let them know you want the $5.99 T Zones plan.

  329. tom

    I am not paying $5.99 or any extra service for my iphone but it has an ‘E’ on the status bar at the top. Does it mean my iphone is capable of connecting to EDGE following the instruction above.
    FYI: I inserted my sim card into 2 Blackberry pearls and both showed “EDGE” (capital letters) while my wife sim card showed “edge” (lower-case) on both phone. Can some one please give me an answer/explaination.

  330. Chris


    I’m using tmobile on a 1.1.3 iPhone (OTB 1.1.2) and the preferences file is located here:


    I’d suggest that you just add the proxy info as mentioned in Richard’s 12/31 post. I’ve got full EDGE networking on my phone including YouTube.

  331. Hegde

    Can you help me in setting up the proxy for my carrier Vodafone in India..?

  332. jeff

    I am using a 1.1.3 upgrade from 1.1.2 on Tmobile, but do not see ‘/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration’ Do I just create the SystemConfig directory, or is there another method on 1.1.3?

  333. johnathan

    does this t zone hack work on an unlock iphone 1.1.2 otb?

  334. danny

    how many minutes and how many text do you get out of this anyways?

  335. Nabil

    I have an unlocked iphone and I am using AT&T(Not a data plan user). How can I do this Edge thing with AT&T??

  336. Apples2apples

    NO!! you can’t unlock or jailbreak a 1.1.3 OTB (thats a fact). if you live in the States get ATT….unlocking is for people in countries where there’s no ATT. Plus T-mobile is a POS carrier.

    On the other hand, you could get a 1.1.1 OTB and soft-upgrade to 1.1.3.

  337. Marco

    Hey guys.

    I need an answer A.S.A.P. I am thinking about getting the 16Gb iPhone today, but I have Tmobile and I need to make sure it works on it before I fork up all that money. Can someone please tell me if Tmobile works on the 1.1.3 firmware and if youtube and edge works on it.



  338. JC

    will this work for OTB 1.1.2?

  339. A


    I think i followed the direction but its seems alittle slow, is that normal – it works, just kinda slow.

  340. Harriet

    I have the same question as Juan, a few months back. Has anyone tried this anywhere but the US? I am in France, unlocked iphone with an SFR sim card. Wifi is random here and it would be great to use edge.

  341. jon jon

    i just get the message “Cannot connect to YouTube”

  342. jon jon

    hey, i have a 4gb with the 20$ a month edge and everything works awesome EXCEPT YouTube… What can I do to make it work?

  343. Apples2apples

    Hi, the method works like a charm. $5.99 t-zones (rep tried to convince me into the $20/mo, didn’t let him!)

    Anyway, mail, safari, stocks, weather and google maps work perfectly. But I have an application called SyncJe, and works perfectly on WiFi but hangs when using the EDGE network. Is it because I have to change some preference (ssh) inside the app list?? Should it work fine? Whats your thoughts?

  344. jigg

    I never had access to the internet yet. I have the 19.99 data plan, but i don’t know what I have to do to get it working.

  345. Diego

    How can i restore my iphone without updating it to the new version 1.1.3 because i have 1.1.2 and need to keep it there?

  346. Lauren

    Just tried it on my iphone, works great. Thanks Jon B.

  347. Jon B

    What kind of problems are you having? Can you provide more details so that others or myself can better assist you.

  348. jigg

    Can someone please let me know how to get my internet to work on my unlocked iphone

  349. a.beam.reach

    I used the hack at: http://www.modmyifone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17463 as well. It works very well with this one exception which I wonder if others have experienced. While mail and Safari seam to work quite well. . . . Weather, Stocks and Maps work irregularly. When updating weather it will more often than not ‘stall’ when updating. BUT I can go to Safari and load a web page just fine. Is there a better hack? Is this just the way it is?

  350. Man

    Justed tested it on v 1.1.3 works great

  351. Jackie

    hey. i’m a dummie when it comes to hacking stuff, but this is a super easy tutorial to get T-zones EDGE on your phone. even i could do it!

    i followed it, but didnt work at first. then i added in the http:// in front of the “iphone.surrealnetworks.com/repo” and it worked! i didn’t even need to do any of that proxy stuff.

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  353. Nia

    ok!!! well.. whoever at t-mobile told you that you CAN’T use the t-mobile data package on your iphone COMPLETELY misled or lied to you! I have an iPhone and use it with my t-mobile AND i have the data package (Edge) that I use no matter where I am as long as I have service.. you just have to go to settings, edge, and type internet2.voicestream.com and leave username and password blank, then you call t-mobile..tell them you want the data package (unlimited internet for 19.95) and your AAALLLL set!!! works like a charm! 😉

  354. Jerry

    this will not work with new fw 1.1.3. anyone knows how to get the new fw working with tzon? thanks

  355. Jon B

    You are correct this $5.99 plan gives you unlimited internet access using the EDGE network. I’ve been using it for close to 8 months now and I haven’t had any problems with it other than the network being extremely slow.

    I have no clue if you can use that connection as a modem.

  356. Uncle Dave

    I thought that the 5.99 plan just gives you access to T-Zones only. Any real web browsing, email etc, requires an Unlimited Data plan. If you have a BlackBerry (that’s what I’m using right now) 19.99 gets you unlimited internet and hot spot. Text messaging is a separate option. The SideKick ‘s plan is also handset specific and gets you the same deal. Other phones pay a larger amount and you now must buy the Unlimited plan bundled with the HotSpot service.

    Jon B, are you saying that you can use T-Zones the same way as the data plan? One thing that I have used the data plan to do was to allow my Motorola to act as a wireless bt modem for my MacBook. Do you think that the 5.99 plan would let you do the same thing?

  357. IWANT

    o, yea what are my options if i have lost my original preference.plist.

  358. IWANT

    I NEED BIG HELP!, i tried this many times and still it wont work, i have tzones, and my iphone is 1.0.2., unlocked using StealthSim V4, does this mean i have to re-unlock it? using jailbreak or something

  359. Hummer

    The preferences.plist file is specific to every phone and must be edited individually. The file that you provide might still work but it might mess up other stuff.

  360. ALA

    My question is whether all of you are using already activated iphones, or whether you are able to purchase the iphone at att, and unlocking it w/out having to activate it with an att plan (for two friggin years) first. Thanks!

  361. Jerry

    can anyone conform this method is going to work on 1.1.2? thanks

  362. marcus

    how come after i use the tzones hack wifi no longer works is there anyway to fix this so i can still have tzones hack installed and for wifi to still work?

  363. alex

    hi everyone, hi got iphone 1.1.2 and i dont know how to setup my T-mobile edge. can anyone help me out????
    thank you!!!

  364. Jon B

    The $5.99 plan gives you unlimited internet access. I’ve had mine close to 6 months now and have only been paying $5.99 a month despite of how much data I download from my iPhone.

  365. 21centry

    i unlock my otb 1.1.2 and using your software with t-mobile web $5.99 that one. I am worrying about the data. I dont know tmobile will be charge for KB per (money) or not…… now my iphone is working great…. just worry about the payment…..do any one know about it???

  366. sam

    i have an unlocked iphone 1.1.2 OTB. it has the new bootloader. i want to know what i have to do to get edge working on it. do i need to install the files or not.? once again it is already unlocked on tmobile

  367. Marco

    Well guys just to let know that if you already have an unlocked iphone, you dont need to install these two apps. All you will need is to do is go settings>general>network>edge> change APN to wap.voicestream.com and leave the username and password blank.

  368. Leviathan_Ultima

    Try this site: http://absoluteinsight.net/forum/post-65503.html I followed this site’s instruction and got my T-mobile EDGE and wifi working perfectly. No need for Service, etc. I recommend installing BSD SubSystem and OpenSSH using the installer program. Then follow the instruction on the site. I would recommend SSHing into the iPhone because you have a better control of the phone.

    Hope this helps guys.

    P.S. I don’t know how using different people’s preferences.plist file will change your iPhone so it’s best to modify rather than override. Just make sure you make a copy of it first before modifying or deleting the preferences.plist file

  369. deyvi

    emma. im at work but if u havent solve your problem ill guide later on. like at 8:30 easter time.

  370. Emma

    Sorry to bother you, but i bought a iphone for christmas unlocked, and eventhought it is unlocked the Edge on my iphone doesnt work so i canot use features for example you tube, mail,maps + weather. I was wondering if you could help? I also have a o2 gine card in my iphone is that the problem?
    many thanks x

  371. trouble

    hi everyone, i accidently upgraded my iphone up to 1.1.2. and i dont know how to unlock it. can anyone help me out? thank you.

  372. newuser

    hello, i just bought an iphone and i dont know how to unlock it. can anyone help me to unlock my iphone? thankssss

  373. Lengend


  374. Denis

    Sorry once agian…in my last post I forget to write in If the 5.99 hack will work on the 19.99 plan.

  375. Denis

    Hi, sorry to bother you Jon, but on your last update 10/23/07 you said you don’t have to buy the 19.99 pack, just the 5.99 one…But isn’t the 19.99 pack have better speeds or coverage and since you said you don’t have to that means it will still definately work on the “T-Mobile Unlimited ” 19.99 pack? Thanks in advance.

  376. Richard

    Sorry my last post got mangled…I was a doofus and didn’t even think before posting XML code into the comments box. Jon, email me and I’ll send you my preferences.plist file.

  377. Richard

    Sorry, that last bit of code got all mangeled because I’m a doofus. Trying again:
    Insert this:

    right before this:

  378. Richard

    After trying this, I lost my Wi-Fi like some others above. I’m using a 1.1.2 OOB with the newest baseband.

    After adding the proxy file, and the new preferences.plist, I rebooted and EDGE worked great…but my WiFi wouldn’t get an IP address. Fortunately for me, I’d renamed my original preferences.plist and installed Finder earlier, so I swapped the preferenses back and rebooted.

    After looking at the original and hacked preferences.plist files, I saw mine was very different from the files posted here, not just in file length but in the GUID keys embeded in the file. Not sure if this is the issue or not, so I started examning the files and tried to see what actually needs to be different.

    I found this section that I think was added to make edge work:


    I went back to my original preferences.plist, and added it above this section:




    Note: the only reason I had a bit with wap.voicestream.com in it is because after restoring my original preferences.plist, I went back to Settings > General > Network > EDGE and tried entering the info again, to see if it would work. It didn’t, but modifying the preferences in this way did.

    I hope this helps others, and that it makes sense. Jon B is welcome to email me, and I can send him my preferences.plist if it helps.

  379. phile

    got it working its kinda slow but its working how can i download my contacts frome my sim t-mobile sim

  380. danny

    hey phile download it through the pc

  381. phile

    ok guys i need some help just got my iphone unlocked and jailbroke everything was suppose to work the the net does not i have t-mobile with t-zones i can make phone calls and use wi-fi butt no net without the wi-fi i was told not to download anything so i have not when i plug the phone to the pc it will only read the photos y is that i have no glue how to download ibricker do i download it to the pc or the phone please help

  382. danny

    ok jon B thx again now that u answered my question i have another question lol srry. for bugging , but where would i b able to find the downgrader for the iphone?

  383. Jon B


    The iPhone is a cell phone so yes you will be able to make calls with this. When you buy the phone at the Apple store, more than likely it will be version 1.1.2. in which case you will need to downgrade to 1.1.1.


    YouTube does not work over the EDGE network regardless of what you had on your previous cell phone. At this time I don’t know of any hack to make it work, although that sounds like a great project for 2008!

  384. Krystie


  385. danny

    ok thx Jon B , i have another question, does this let u talk on the phone with other ppl like if i call some1as well as messaging and the mp3 , or is this hack only internet?and when i buy an iphone from the apple store will it come in the 1.1.1 firmware or do i have to tell them ? plz answer

  386. deyvi

    answer for mango. try this. go to edge and make sure is empty on the apn username and password. once you do that save it by restating and you should be good.

  387. deyvi

    jon. i followed every process and still fail. question . one ibreaker proxy.pac. does should come out on i breaker as is or is ok if it comes out proxy.pac.txt. if not help me out how to save it.

  388. Dushyant

    is this edge going to be slow if your using the t-moblie t-zones

  389. Patrick

    Hi, I’ve got 1.1.1 unlocked by Independence and AnySim, I use CyberDuck for uploading files. I’ve done everything as You said (five times). I have 19.99 plan and wheather I use internet2.voicestream.com or wap.voicestream.com with or without username, Mail is working but only for text emails, anything bigger with pict etc. opens for very short moment and than it pops out to main springboard screen. Stocks, Weather and Safari does the same thing, I can see weather for one second and it pops out. I’m confused! Any Ideas??

  390. Jon B

    If you go to the Apple store they will sell you a locked iPhone. No you don’t have to have a contract. Just go to the Apple store and buy the iPhone no questions asked. If you need help unlocking it just send me an email via the contact form from this blog. Good luck.

  391. danny

    hey jon B, if i go to buy the iphone will they sell it to me unlocked or locked, and if i buy it do i have to get the contract with att? plz answer

  392. deyvi

    can anybody help me

  393. brian

    works perfect for me, i have a 1.0.2 fw. thanks!!

  394. jon a

    I have 1.1.2, and I have the 19.99 data plan with the hotspots. Will this hack work for me?

  395. deyvi

    i need help.lol

    my apn and username and password everytime i restar the computer is empty what can i do

    everytime i write wap. ect etc etc.. i restart and is gone no apn username or password is written.

  396. Eduardo

    Hey Jon thanks for the reply, I am about to follow your process…question if I have the Blackberry internet feature as my tmobile plan will I still get edge to work? or do i have to get the tzones

  397. Jon B

    Yes Eduardo, this hack should work regardless of how you unlocked the phone.

  398. Eduardo

    Please help, I just unlocked my new iphone with “iturbosim2” and jailbreak, and would like to know if the above process to use my T-mobile internet plan would still work.

  399. Jon B

    Hey Dane,
    All the iPhones feature will work except for YouTube, I believe it has something to do with YouTube using a different port to stream videos. No T Mobile will not get bitchy because the EDGE speed that they provide is very slow, slower than dial up!
    Oh yeah T Mobile knows if you are using an iPhone on their network, I believe the iPhone has some kind of signature that T Mobile can track on their network. A month ago I went to a T Mobile store to renew my contract, and the rep was like..”Oh so you have the iPhone huh? How do you like it?” I was like, how did you know? And she told me that they can see it in their system somehow.
    To those that want to buy the internet plan: T Mobile will try to sell you the total internet plan which costs about $19.99, don’t go for it. Get the $5.99 T Zones plan instead, it works perfectly for me and for some readers that followed this hack.

  400. Dane

    What i’m curious about is if all features such as email, youtube, etc will work with this. Also, wont T-Mobile get bitchy if all of the sudden, you’re downloading mbs apon mbs of data? I have the 5.99 plan on my current phone and since i’ve had the phone (About two years) i’ve only used 50mbs will semi regular use of it.

    Also, do you know if taking your phone to a T-Mobile store will cause the reps there to have a heartattack and die when you tell them how you have your plan setup? =P

  401. Jade

    I’ve tried this process countless time from start to finish, using this preferences.plist file and the one linked to on uneasy silence. Neither of these files work – does anyone have the original preferences.plist file??

    Please please help, I’ve been trying different options for months now.

  402. Nicholas Marshall

    I have a 1.1.2 OTB, did the activation bypass, then did jailbreak. downgraded to 1.1.1, then upgraded back to 1.1.2 and did jailbreak. Used StealthSIM and its unlocked on Tmobile. I followed the instructions exactly as listed in the beginning of this article for the proxy.pac and the preferences.plist then used WinSCP to transfer the files over (instead of iBrickr). Added the tmobile web to my account (I just said I am switching to a motorola razr and would like to access some email on my phone). Everything works perfectly, full edge access and no wifi interference. All my settings on my iPhone are default settings. Edge speeds are horrific though, but that is as expected it wasn’t any better when using AT&T’s network.

  403. jason M

    so i have tried this and at times my tmobile internet works off and on. At times i get the 502 error or what not and at times i don’t. i don’t know what the problem is. I am using the total internet with 1.1.1

  404. Christian

    Actually im not in Houston. Also, it seems that if you had an iphone with 1.1.1 or eralier, you can upgrade to 1.1.2 in a special way that everything works fine. The only problem that I talked about relates to those who bought an iphone with 1.1.2 already installed. So look it up on how to upgrade if you have an older phone, youll be Ok as long as you follow instructions.


  405. Jon B

    Thanks Christian for the warning, I haven’t upgraded to 1.1.2 yet so it’s really great to know this.

  406. fish

    Since you are in Houston (I think), could you recommend a place to help hack (unlock) an iPhone for use on the T-mobile network? What would you charge to help someone get their new iPhone up and running on T-mobile and this data EDGE stuff set up correctly? I am tech-stupid, and will certainly mess it up in a bad way…

  407. Christian

    Hey, just wanted to warn people with 1.1.2 out of the box, maybe its only me but I saw someone else post the same problem, MANGO posted the same. I had a 1.1.1 iphone and sold it, now I have a turbosim and a 1.1.2 and tried this method (it worked before with the old bootloader) but now with the new bootloader after I do this, WIFI gets messed up, therefore I need to undo what I did to get things back to work. So if you have this problem you can either replace the files again somehow without wifi which I dont know how to do, maybe by email or something, if not, what I did worked which is restore back to 1.1.1 and then 1.1.2 as stated by several guides out there on how to unlock a 1.1.2 OTB.

  408. danny

    i have read all the messages here and im just wondering does this let u talk on the phone with other ppl as well as messaging and the mp3? bcuz ihave seen that this mostly worries with nothing but the internet. plz answer bcuz i plan to get an IPhone for christmas

  409. novie

    hey guys help lol..when i tried to do the preference.list i saved it but everytme i save it i see that the file name is only preference with a quicktime picture on it so i then change it to preference.list but then when i tried to ovrwrite it came out as preferencec.plist.plist lol..then i tried to delete it but i cant..meowww now my services everytime i turne off edge it goes back on automaticaly ..how can i delete this file freference.plist.plist c.oz theere is no butoon that says delete or downoad

    ….but i cant still connect to edge.
    thanks :)

  410. Mango

    i did everything you guys said and redbooted about 5 times now no WI-FI. help pleaseeee

  411. Mango

    oh and btw, i may not have backed up the original preferences.plist. want to know if thats the problem. dont even care about internet just want my wifi back…please please someone help me out.

  412. Mango

    question is for John B, i followed all these steps yet for some reason when i hit the services app on the front screen of my phone it just goes back home. not allowing me to switch to wifi or edge. therefore, edge dosent work, even though it never did AND i dont get my wifi in my house. please let me know to get my wifi backkk

  413. Bryan

    Where it says in the code MYIPADRESS, should i look up my ip address and put it in there? All my problems are in the proxy.pac I have it named correctly, but am not sure of the numbers used. Should I replace all the numbers with numbers pertaining to my iphone specifically?

  414. nike

    i am thinking of getting the iphone for christmas but we have the tmobile plan, i see from all the readings back and forth here that it is really difficult to do. what do you think?

  415. s2000

    Will this work with the new 1.1.2 firmware??

  416. Mike

    I was looking at the set up for other countries and i am confused on where to enter those numbers on the iphone or change something else thanks

  417. Edward

    “Save the file as proxy.pac and upload it to /private/var/root

    Right-click this file and select “Save Link As”, you need to save the file as preferences.plist, you will then upload preferences.plist into the following iPhone directory:


    I’m sorry, I am new to this.
    What do you mean ‘upload’.
    Please use lots of details because I do not wish to mess up my iphone.

    Thanks a ton

  418. chris

    hi!! i did everything you said but still not working!!! Can u Help Me out plz!!!

  419. Jon B

    OK for those of you are wondering if this hack works on firmware 1.1.1, the answer is yes it does. I finally updated my firmware and EDGE works flawlessly. I have both the 4GB and 8GB updated to 1.1.1 and so far everything is working as it should.

  420. Jay B

    hello i have recently unlock my iphone and it is running on my t-moble sidekick3 sim.. i have a plan for my sidekick 3 and ifollowed all the steps you have listed. and my edge still does not work. i wanted to kno do i still need to call t-moblie and get the $5.99 tzone plan even though i had a sidekick 3 plan. (i was able to surf the web on my sidekick3) please some body respond back with some sort of imformation i would really love to have edge without a wi-fi connection

    **Update i have the $19.99 plan and my iphone edge still dosent work.. only my email works.. well i cant say my edge dosent work.. it does but the the signal is so weak i dont even consider it as *working* if i was to change the plan to $5.99 and with the settings that are in the walkthrew should it work? is there any difference between the two plans besides the price?

  421. pazdad

    I’m setting it up using POP3. Doesn’t use SSL. Strangely enough, I can send email to colleagues at work who share the last part of our email address: @found.ksu.edu

  422. Jon B

    That is incorrect, you can use any outgoing mail server you like. How are you setting up the email, IMAP or POP3? The AT&T outgoing mail server is only used when you set up YMail, but it is configured automatically for you. I’m running GMail’s IMAP server and it works wonderfully.

  423. pazdad

    Have Edge working fine on T-Mobile but can’t get mail to work. Says it can’t connect to incoming or outgoing server, even though my IT dept says all of the settings are fine. Any thoughts? Also, I read in one case where ATT’s outgoing server info had to be used, could this be the case for T-Mobile & if so, what is their outgoing server??

  424. kevin

    I did as instructed but do not work even with the correct extension file. I tried to delete the preferences.plist file but the ibrickr do not give me that option. is there another way to do it?

  425. Pratik

    I am not familiar with the restore option, does that remove my songs, my 3rd party apps, contacts and all?
    Also, will I need to unlock the phone again post the restore, I have v1.0.2 installed, please detail me on restore, thanx in advance.

  426. Jon B

    My suggestion is to restore your iPhone via iTunes. Once you have it restored, install your 3rd party apps first and then perform the hack given here. I had that same problem and restoring the iPhone should fix the issue.

  427. yovanny

    hello i just wrote in my apn for tmobile and i get the email to work but if i try to use the safari the page won’t work or the weather or the stocks.. any idea?

  428. Pratik

    hi guys,
    Seems that you guys have a done a great research on the Edge thing. So,I was woondering if you could help me out too..
    I have iphone 1.0.2 unlocked, i use ibrickr to do my 3rd paty apps n all…
    Now, I live in India and ever since i got my unlocked iphone, i was able to surf the internet using EDGE, with my network’s APN and user/pass, just that.
    Now, suddenly my EDGE and wifi both stopped working. For Edge, i get the E icon but weather says ,”update failed” ..With wifi, i cam able to connect to my home’s wifi, and i am able to ping my iphone with my PC , but internet on iphone still doesnt work, What could be the problem.. COuld this be coz of my installing some 3rd party apps?
    Please help.. please!

  429. Nawras

    Why would you insalt me… I don’t have a perfect english like you!

  430. James

    WTF is a voice massage? Sounds kind of dirty – you little freak!

  431. Jon B

    You will be able to use all the iPhone functions except the visual voicemail. Visual voicemail only works on the AT&T network.

  432. Nawras

    I just bought an iphone ( i didn’t acually recieve it yet :P) but im preparing my self to unlock it to T-Mobile… So if i switch the phone to t-mobile, can i use all other advantages of it like the new way of viewing voice massage and all those new stuff? (after i sign up for 5.99 internet)

    thanks, please answer me as soon as possible before i get my iphone.

  433. James

    I will top you – you can use MY FAVS on the iPhone also … they told me they only thing you wont be able to do is manage on your phone – has to be done on T-mobile.com

  434. Jay B

    hello i have recently unlock my iphone and it is running on my t-moble sidekick3 sim.. i have a plan for my sidekick 3 and ifollowed all the steps you have listed. and my edge still does not work. i wanted to kno do i still need to call t-moblie and get the $5.99 tzone plan even though i had a sidekick 3 plan. (i was able to surf the web on my sidekick3) please some body respond back with some sort of imformation i would really love to have edge without a wi-fi connection

  435. FredieC

    lordmolotov I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  436. Eric L

    i dled ibrick and tried downgrading my iphone to version 1.0 or something and it gave me error message. then it said please hold on while they’re putting special dfu and screen will be white and its been white forever! what do i do???? can somebody help me

  437. Jon B

    Dane, I’ve only tried this on 1.0.2 so I can’t confirm if this will work on 1.1.1 If you’ve tried it and it doesn’t work, then there’s a good chance this wasn’t mean to work on 1.1.1, but then again that’s just an assumption.

  438. Dane

    does anyone know if this will work on firmware 1.1.1?

    i always see that when someone asks this question it is completely avoided in this blog

  439. Will

    Guys, when you’re saving your proxy.pac files, follow these instructions.

    File > “Save As”
    Change “Save as Type” to ALL FILES.
    Input proxy.pac as file name.

  440. Discobrother

    Does this hack enable edge to be used on networks around the world or is it just for T-mobile in the states. Im having hassle enabling Edge for use on Vodafone’s GPRS network in Ireland

  441. Jon B

    YouTube does not work with EDGE due to YouTube using a different port for streaming videos.

  442. Rua

    It works for me, thanks!

  443. lordmolotov

    I was having a ton of issues with this last night. To fix it, I verified my sister’s account (I was setting up the edge settings on her phone), and she had a SIDEKICK plan in ADDITION to the tzones. Now, I don’t know if this directly conflicts, but I had her remove the sidekick plan and have just the t-zones. A few mins later, I changed the settings back to wap.voicestream.com user/pass guest/guest and then i went to Safari and HELD THE HOME BUTTON DOWN to force-restart the app. It worked beautifully! Everything works, except YouTube, (even AFTER I downloaded the YouTUBE fix from the i.unlock.no community sources list… hmmm any thoughts?)

  444. ccfa

    Hey, I’ve got the same prob with edge settings not sticking no matter what combination of APN user pass etc. I also tried the edge fix from “unlocking tools”. Any updates on how to sort this out for sure? I’m on a mac, with fugu, independence, installer. Thanks

  445. Will

    Yeah me too , i jsut checked my proxy .pac and at the end of the file said .txt ( i was using ibrickr ) how do i fix the .txt part? how can i take it off. Maybe this is the part stopping me from the internect to work

  446. Will

    Anyone know how to solve the error 502 due the internet?

  447. Ron

    The Total Internet Package went down in price to $19.99 from $29.99 (includes Unlimited data using EDGE and T-Mo’s HotSpot Wi-Fi service).
    WAP should be the original GPRS speeds–roughly dial-up, whereas EDGE (GPRS 2.5G/3G) is around 115kbps or more (supposedly).

  448. heppy

    Has anyone used the “Total Internet Package” from T-Mobile with the iPhone yet. Is there any difference in speeds between it and EDGE? I was thinking about just getting it if the speeds were greater and using it from home as well.

  449. kezia

    hey i followed your instructions but its still not working….i do have one question though i have the text message plan…does it still work or do i NEED to get the internet plan???? because i am paying too much already thats why just wanted to know..

  450. Bob Jacob

    *Press Settings
    *Press General
    *Press Network
    *Press EDGE
    *Press APN enter on the keypad: wap.voicestream.com
    *Press return on the keypad


    then exit by pressing General at the top left of the screen or the bottom on the bottom of your phone

    this works with my jailbreak 1.1.1 T-Mobile $59.98 plan

    Learned from the dude at the T-mobile store

  451. Tavillo

    hey can someone recommend me a iphone browser for 1.1.1 n put me the link or where i can download it, cuz i cant do it in other web pages.

    hey do u think if i replace the 2 files in the iphone, the internet will be faster???

  452. Tavillo

    well guys i dunno but… i just put the APN: wap.voicestream.com n the user n password: guest
    without replacing da 2 files on the iphone n it works, a lil slow, but fine…

  453. Dave

    A couple comments:

    1) I didn’t modify any files and upload them to my iPhone
    2) I called T-Mobile and was honest with them. They insisted I needed the internet plan (/shrug)
    3) I think they provision EDGE almost instantly, so I’ve gone in and tried the following:

    – Modified EDGE setting with internet2.voicestream.com (blank/blank)
    – Modified EDGE setting with wap.voicestream.com (guest/guest)

    The last setting is working.

    Couple questions:

    1) anyone know whether internet2.voicestream.com SHOULD work?
    2) thoughts on why/how this works without changing the 2 files listed above?

  454. pete

    i using v. 1.1.1 and for some reason i cant delete the preferences.plist. When i upload the new preferences.plist file it doesnt show the replace message. please help

  455. nov

    is this applicable with 1.1.1 too?

  456. Marcud

    how do i get the correct file extension then because everytime i save the code in notepad and i type in proxy.pac when i upload through ibrickr, it keeps on showing the .txt at the end

  457. Will

    ERROR 502 said bad request the serve could not resolve your request for uri/… what uri means? and jon do u think i shoudl restore it again , i think restoring put eveyrhing abck to normal isnt it? my phone is unlocked and activated version 1.1.1. i really dono what to do.

  458. Will

    I did all the steps u show above the page. i even restored my phone and install everythign again . but it jsut doesnt work. and i do have wap.voicestream. guest guest. and im currently paying 5.99

  459. Rob D

    How do I e-mail or attach to a text photos from my iphone? When I have the pic up and click on send as e-mail it says “please set up a Mail account in order to email photos” I use hotmail for my personal e-mail and I have the $19.99 T-Mobile internet plan. Any help would be greatly appreciated–thanks, Rob D

  460. Jon B

    Error 502 means you don’t have any internet connection. Browse into the iPhone and make sure the files you uploaded have the correct file extensions. You should have proxy.pac and preferences.plist. Double check the EDGE settings and make sure it’s still enabled, you should see wap.voicestream.com with a username and password of Guest.

  461. Fredie C

    and also, when i send ring tones to my phone i cant see them in the sound settings, is there anything i have to do for that

  462. Fredie C

    hey guys im having a problem, everytime i turn off my phone the EDGE settings reset. what to do? what to do? what to do?

  463. Will

    Anyone know how to fix ERROR 502? jon

  464. geoff

    i just got a plan with tmobile and activated my iphone today, i did the appsnapp unlock w/ jailbreak and anysim. im using the 19.99 internet because thats all i knew of, its slower than wi-fi, but if i can get a cheaper one at same speed ill do that. i didnt need to hack or anything, all i did was:

    settings>general>network>edge, then
    APN: internet2.voicestream.com user/pass: guest

    rebooted, and it worked. no need for hack crap.
    but my iphone is brand new, so who knows.

  465. Will

    Yeah what is the Error 502??? i have the same problem.. i restored my phone to clean it and i still have the same ERROR 502….. what is this anyone help?

  466. Firoz

    It’s working! Thanks Jon.

    Yesterday, I opted $5.99 T-MobileWeb with my regular plan from t-mobile website (no need to call them) ..and today I got SMS confirmation for activation. After uploading those two files and setting Edge setting, it didn’t worked first time. So I remove and re-uploaded both files, reenter those EDGE settings and after rebooting my iPhone..its just working perfectly. Speed is reasonably good..not that fast to watch YouTube video..but its serves my purpose..

    Thanks Jon once again for this tip.

  467. Justin

    and i got the 502 error, does anyone know how to solve this problem i have?

  468. Justin

    how do i get the correct file extension then because everytime i save the code in notepad and i type in proxy.pac when i upload through ibrickr, it keeps on showing the .txt at the end….. but i think i got the preferences.plist on there just fine.

  469. Jon B

    Hey Justin,
    Your file extension is wrong, you should have proxy.pac and preferences.plist.

  470. Justin

    ok i tried this edge hack and i have the tzones currently on my iphone but when i go on safari it just sits there and loads, i think it may be the reason to when i uploaded the proxypac file when i uploaded it, it kept on having the “txt” after it….. does that affect anything??

  471. Will

    i got the 19.99 plan for tmobile they told me it was the faster internect for tmobile so i got it.. they gave for the APN internet2.voicestream.com. witch doesnt work. anyone know if it will be avariable in the future? caz the 5.99 sucks for youtube…

  472. edL

    I just updated to 1.1.1 and signed up the T-zone yesterday.
    Except the speed is extremly slow (60kb maximum), i found i couldn’t access to http://iphone.beejive.com. It says ” Tunnel or SSL Forbidden (Description:8189 is not an allowed port for Tunnel or SSL connections).

    Meebo works Okay on Tzone. However, i like Jivetalk interface better.

    Don’t know what i should do to fix this on my end.

    My coworker just signed up the $20 dollar internet plan but his speed is as terrible as mine except that he could youtube search. Not sure if the whole HOUSTON, TX area is sufferring the same slow tmobile edge speed.

  473. J

    ok, well i called up t-mobile. they told me that there was a ‘glitch’ in the system which allowed customers to access EDGE via tzones via iphones accidentally. they also told me that the ‘glitch’ was fixed back in august 2007 (i bought my iphone two weeks ago and it was working with EDGE perfectly), so i dont know…. what im going now is re-hacking, or re-uploading all the files, and unsubscribing from t-zones then subscribing with t-zones again. hopefully itll refresh my ‘connection’ or something..

  474. Jon B

    I would check to see if EDGE is still configured properly, go to Settings – General – Network – EDGE. Make sure you have wap.voicestream.com, sometimes it changes to cingular for some reason. If everything’s correct and it still doesn’t work, I would restore the iPhone to factory settings and try the hack once again.

  475. J

    hey guys. i recently used this hack two weeks ago. everything was fine, i probably transferred about 16MB of data thru t-mobile’s edge. then all of a sudden, it stops working. i get a message saying “could not activate EDGE” whenever i want to go on the internet/weather/etc. does anyone else have the same problem? do i have to upgrade to the $20/month plan?

  476. Hafizito

    I followed all the instructions..here is the problem.
    when I go to the edge setting and input the wap server address and hit return…instead of taking me to the login field…screen turn black and goes back to the home screen where all the applications are listed. any ideas?

  477. Jon B

    I haven’t tried this out on 1.1.1 yet, has anyone tried this hack on the latest firmware?

  478. Ramon

    BTW… I have T-Mobile Total Internet; I am using the wap.voicestream.com APN. Works as a train; I don’t put in any usernames and passwords. Stocks, Safari, Youtube work.

    My config:
    original 1.1.1; iBricker downgrade to 1.0.2; manual unlock following iphone.unlock.no instructions

  479. Ramon

    Interesting experience today at the TMO store. I had them pull up my account that I use for my iPhone, and… it already said with big letters on top of the screen: iPhone!

    I asked them about it. The answer was, that they know this because of your device’s IMEI when it registers itself on the network (which is definitely feasible…)

  480. James

    make sure you tried all my instructions. Re put files on phone.

  481. Walter

    i tried pretty much everything but it says that i am not a EDGE suscriber…

  482. James

    Thanks John,
    well it took me a while to get it working. I had the “disabled” message in the APN name, the 502 erorr message, and basically everything. I was able to recieved messages but not send them. It was when I kept reading these posts over and over again I deleted the 2 files compltely (.pac, .plist) and then put them back on. I rebooted and went to EDGE settings, there was nothing in APN, Username, Password so I typed them in myself. Then went to yahoo.com (i had seen a post that said only yahoo worked so i tried to see if i had the same problem). It worked so I tried a few other sites and also stocks, mail, etc. and they also worked. The only problem is that on Youtube I can’t search or see the “most watched” sections. I get an error message.

  483. Jon B

    I’m glad you got it working James! I’m not sure why everyone else is having issues trying to get this to work. I’ve done this on 6 different iPhones so far and they’ve worked perfectly.
    I think the biggest issue is the file extension. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again…make sure you have the correct file extensions for the 2 files needed. The files has to say proxy.pac and preferences.plist, use microsoft notepad when creating these 2 files.

  484. James

    ok after deleting the .pac and .plist files and then putting them back on the phone I realized that Yahoo.com is working, nothing else. Then i checked stocks, maps, and weather and they too are working! Then I tried youtube and so it that!!! After all that I went back into safari and went to apple.com and that has loaded too! Matt, and anyone else who had problems do this: a) Make sure its “proxy.pac” (not .pac.txt) and same with “preferences.plist” (not .plist.txt)
    b) Make sure it’s wap.voicestream.com username and password is “guest”
    c) If still not working do this. Delete the proxy and preferences files. Re-download them to iphone. Then make sure the edge settings are as step b says, when it is the same DO NOT GO BACK INTO THE EDGE SETTINGS. Then go to safari and go to yahoo.com. Should work, then try the things I did after.

    Hope this helps!

  485. James

    Hey Matt,
    I also have that problem. I have tried everything but only Mail works with the T-Mobile EDGE. Safari, Stocks, Weather, etc. do not work on the EDGE configuration. Someone please help us!

  486. Matt

    Okay, so non of the stock or weather widgets work. Safari does not work, but Mail does work. What could be wrong?

  487. Matt

    Okay, I am pretty skilled with altering system files and I am not sure what is happening. I replaced the code and added the file. I get the “E” for edge to appear, but when it checks for data under stocks and weather and everything else, it just times out. It looks to be connecting though.

    Any Help?

  488. Jon B

    On my iPhone the EDGE speed is around 56K sometimes less, yeah it sucks but it’s better than not having internet connection at all.

    Hey Lisa, don’t believe T Mobile, they told me the same thing. I don’t think they are lying, they just simply don’t know. I can browse any websites and send/receive email just fine with mine. Oh and you don’t need the $19.99 plan, the $5.99 works wonderfully!

  489. Lisa

    I also called T-Mobile, added the $19.99 total internet plan, and everything was working when I woke up the next morning (except YouTube)! This is awesome!

    I have a question tho…. When I called T-Mobile… they said the $5.99 will not work to access the WWW, just certain websites… Is this true? I read all the posts, but still am confused..

  490. Jason

    thanks for the quick response! One more question. How is the speed.. because it is going through a proxy server or on wap….is the speed the same speed as a data plan on the EDGE network?

  491. Jon B

    I’ve been able to send/receive email and also stream YouTube videos using this hack. The only thing I haven’t been able to use is the web based chat app called BeeJive.

  492. Jason

    I have a hack right now on a phone that allows me to use crickets wap proxy server. But when I am connected to their proxy server I cannot use other protocols that do not go through port 80 or 8080 such as you tube video streaming or pop email retrieval. I want to get an iphone, but is this the same situation, you cannot use pop or different protocols through the EDGE proxy server?

  493. TDB

    + i just got the T-MobileWeb just maybe an hour before i started this hack. is there a waiting period before i am able to use tmoweb? i’d think not because i had my EDGE working for a bit, but it could be possible.

  494. TDB

    in my case, i did everything correctly as written. when i finished, it didn’t really work at first; until about a half hour later, the EDGE finally worked.


    after i put in new programs into my iPhone(v1.0.2) with Installer, when my iPhone rebooted, the EDGE stopped working. the APN was listed as “DISABLED”. i changed it back to wap.voicestream.com, but all i get out of EDGE now is a series of “internal error. You do not have access to the site in “(url)”

    help me out here.

  495. Jon B


    Your file extension is wrong, you should have proxy.pac and not proxy.pac.doc that will not work. Open up notepad and paste the code into notepad, now save the file as proxy.pac and upload it to your iPhone. Make sure you delete the file that you previously uploaded. Good luck!

  496. Michael

    I did everything that I was suppose to do but nothing work. I check the edge and everything was right. When I try to use the safari all it does was load. Nothing pops up just keep loading. I have the $5.99 tzone but I don’t know why it doesn’t work. The proxy says proxy.pac.doc instead of proxy.pac I don’t know if that changes anything. I used microsoft word so if this is a problem please show me how to fix it. Please help me out someone.
    Thank you

  497. Paul

    Jon B….

    is there a way for you to Delete my earlier instructions above?

    YOUR preferences.plist file on top of the page turned out to work great after all.

    I was just having trouble with my Wifi… and after several days of trial and error….. I figured out an easy fix!!!

    All I had to do was turn on… Ask To Join Networks.

    Now everything works great (and I dont even need the Services program anymore).

    Thanks JB

  498. Paul


    I figured out how to Fix the interference between Edge/Wifi.

    Make sure under settings…. Ask To Join Settingts is ON

    Now, My internet works great… Wifi and Edge.

    (Thanks to JB)

  499. Paul


    Thanks for all the instructions on here.
    Everything on my iPhone works great with the T-Zones plan.


    If anyone is having trouble connecting to their WiFi….

    MAKE SURE under settings that… “Ask to join networks” is ON!!!! (turning WiFi on alone is not enough)

    It took me several days to figure this out. I had internet working, but my WiFi was not.

    Now I figured out how to fix that problem and wanted to share it with everyone.

    Just go to:

    Settings> WiFi > Ask to join networks

    Now, my iPhone works PERFECT.

    I don’t even need “Services” anymore.

    Thanks again JB

  500. kyle

    I did everything on this site I also got the tmobile 5.99 plan but its not working. Can smeone help me? I know I got the file thing right, but people says to put different stuff in. Like which one works wap. Or internet2. ???? I also have a firmware 1.1.1 does this hack work on this iphone?

  501. Rob D

    Andre et al—I called T-Mobile and switched from the Blackberry internet plan to the T-Mobile Total unlimited internet plan. Then changed the APN to internet2.voicestream.com –left the username/password blank and bang-o it ALL works–everything. Love this phone!

  502. Jon B

    Thanks Pete!
    I’ve used this method on 4 iPhones and they’ve all worked fine so far. For those of you who wants to avoid speaking with a T Mobile rep, you can simply get on their website and add the $5.99 plan to your account.

  503. Rob D

    Thanks Andre–I tried both of those and it still does not work. I have the Blackberry internet not the T-Mobile one–thanks, Rob

  504. Pete

    Ok Let me just say, if you follow these direction correctly
    it would work perfectly. just one thing if you call t-mobile to add t-zone dont tell them you have a iphone they would say – t-mobile dont support the iphone so i told them i had a motorola v3x and they said they are going send a setup brower for it, it never show up HaHa. but the t-zone works great…P.S if i would you install the app Service.app because there is interference with EDGE and WIFI….

  505. Paul

    I was wrong!!!!

    my T-zones stopped working when I used the other web sites preferences.plist file.

    Jon B….
    I think your “preferences.plist” file on this page is the only one that works with t-zones.


  506. Brendan


    Which T-mobile data plan are you using? The $5.99/month one? I can’t get EDGE to work using it.

  507. Andre florida

    worked perfect
    First I tried Settings – General – Network – EDGE. APN will be wap.voicestream.com, username and password guest it didn’t worked I got message bad request, then I tried Settings – General – Network – EDGE. APN will be internet2.voicestream.com, username and password guest. rebooted the apple toy voila everything worked thanks a lot…

  508. Rob D

    Hi there–New to the iPhone. Dig it so far. I had the Blackberry Pearl with the $19.99 Blackberry Internet. My Safari/ You Tube/Weather does not work. Any help would be appreciated–thanks, Rob D

  509. Paul

    or…. you can go to this site to get the preferences.plist that I used.


  510. Paul

    Jon B,

    I just realized I can’t paste the preferences.plist code on here….

    if you want… email me and I will send you a copy of my preferences.plist so you can post it on here.


  511. Paul

    Hey everyone….

    I used the above settings that Jon B listed and got the $5.99 internet working, but the only problem I had was that my WiFi stopped working!!!

    So, I changed my settings (see below) and now… EVERYTHING WORKS PERFECT!!!!!

    If you’re having problems with your Wifi, try this……

    EDIT and paste this code in your proxy.pac file:

    function FindProxyForURL(url, host)
    if (isInNet(myIpAddress(), “”, “”))
    return “PROXY”;
    return “DIRECT”;

    then… EDIT and paste this code in your Preferences.plis file:









    Then go to Settings – General – Network – EDGE and for The APN use… wap.voicestream.com and leave username and password blank.

    Reboot your iPhone and you’re done… you should be able to browse online using EDGE and Wifi.

    Your iPhone should work perfect.

    Paul =)

  512. epic

    another thing, sometimes when i switch back to wifi and on the net everything is good, then go back to edge and the settings ar e changed and under the setting, general, network, edge, my apn says disabled. only sometimes

  513. epic

    Ok i did everything twice and tried other websites but still no luck. on the weather or stocks page it just says updating the whole time, when i go through safari i get an error that allways reads something like, “internal error You do not have access to the site in…” I signed up for the 5.99 web through my carrier, and just wondering if anyone else knows what could cause these errors.

  514. Tom TJ

    I connect my iphone with ibrickr, then I click files, but nothing come up. I tried many times and the same result even though I connect with fresh download ibrickr ver.0.91
    How this happen? and how to fix this?
    Thank you guys.

  515. Juan

    hi, does this hack work on another carrier/country? i have the APN user/pwd.

  516. Ehab

    Chris, you should contact your operator again and tell them that you are using some other smartphone. i.e – Blackberry with Windows Mobile on it or whatever.

    Then ask the APN and if user/password is required. Also make sure the “PROXY” is correct or not.

    Your EDGE on iPhone depends on All these things.

  517. chris

    Hi, I used another guide that basically did the same thing as this one, except the other guide left password and username blank for EDGE settings. My problem is this: I had it working beautifully for about 2 months. I was using the 5.99 tzones and then about 3 or 4 days ago EDGE disappears. No idea why. So tonight I called T-mobile just to double check that I had the tzones, the lady said yes and then I told her it wasn’t working and she said, “Oh, well do you have an iPhone?” And I immediately said “no” in fear of something going bad. So she said that could be the case. And I’ve done your guide to get it back working, I reset the network settings thinking that would work, but not a thing. So I just thought you should know.

  518. Ehab


    I am trying to make a tutorial for the people of my country – enabling them to use EDGE on their iPhone.

    I was wondering if the return "PROXY"; is conditional ?

    Can I use null instead of the proxy ?

    Thanks :)

  519. Sam

    hi, i did everythign again n it worked only for yahoo page..nothing else relevant to edge is workin..i m gettin this error message “internal error. you do not have the access to the http://www.msn.com“. i do have the edge 5.99 plan..idk whts wrong plz help…

  520. Jon B


    Browse into /private/var/root and delete proxy.pac and re-upload it to that same directory.

    Browse into /private/var/root/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences.plist and delete preferences.plist and re-upload preferences.plist to that directory.

    Completely shut down the iPhone by holding down the power button for about 5 seconds and sliding the power off.

    There are a number of things that can possibly be wrong, the most common is that you may have the wrong file extensions, you should have proxy.pac and preferences.plist

    Also you have to purchase the $5.99 plan with T Mobile, this is not a free service. Double check the EDGE settings and make sure EDGE is not disabled.

  521. Sam

    hi, i do everything as said here but i get weird message n diff thn other..i get error 502 on screen it self…error says “server cant resolve yr uri:/” something like it…some help n let me no wht i m doin wrong here…n sometime it pops up n tells me tht server cant find…idk wht to do

  522. aaron

    I still can n ot get this hack to work….

    safari still tells me that it can not find the seerver. I have the tmoblie hot spot plan for the 5.99. I downgraded from the data package I had but still nothing works.

    I have reuploaded the files and everythng…
    any suggestions…


  523. Nick

    It worked Great!! you may want to update the info, when you downloading the “preferences.plist” windows automaticly will change it and download it as “preferences.xml” make SURE that the extension is the right one…. .plist that it may cause your iphone not to go online.

  524. jerry

    worked great! saved me $15!

    thanks a lot!

  525. jerry

    worked great!! saved me $15!!

    thanks a lot

  526. Jon B

    Thanks Paul for clarifying that! People make sure the file you download from here is named preferences.plist and not preferences.xml.

    Just right click on the download link again and save it as preferences.plist, please post back here if you’ve had any success.

  527. Paul

    It worked great!!!! thanks.

    Just FYI for people having trouble… where it says “download this file” you need to RIGHT click on it… then SAVE AS onto your computer, and then RENAME the file to.. preferences.plist (for some reason, it wants to save it as …. preferences.xml

    Just rename that file… then copy it to your iPhone.

  528. Tom TJ

    After follow the instructions, my iphone still got no access for internet (safari, youtube, weather, stock) even I have 5.99 plan T-zone.
    I click them, waiting for updating so long (more than 10 minutes) then become an error message.
    What should I do? Anybody can help?

  529. Jon B

    I’m not entirely sure if this would work with the $19.99 plan. According to the Hackintosh forum, this particular hack was specifically for the $5.99 plan.

  530. mrfizzed

    I get the black screen when i hit safari or maps or whatever. nothing works. sometimes it says something like I am not subscribed to edge. what on earth does that mean. i am paying 19.99 for the blackberry unlimited internet plan, shouldnt that work as well?

  531. papapbs

    If you have the internet plan with t-mobile
    Just go to setting-general-network-EDGE. select APN and change to internet2.voicestream.com, username and password will be guest. then restart iphone.
    Slow but works…

  532. Tom TJ

    Thanks Jon,
    I got it, the next question is the next step : “Download this file and copy into your iPhone’s directory:


    How I download and copy?

  533. Jon B

    Just paste the code into into Notepad and click File – Save As. For the filename type in proxy.pac and just save it, don’t worry about the file type. Once it’s saved double check the file name to make sure it says proxy.pac and not proxy.pac.txt

  534. Tom TJ

    Jon B,
    I don’t understand how to paste the code in notepad and save it with proxy.pac
    I launch notepad, paste the code and try to save it, but see only txt or all files choice.
    Please tell more detail instruction for the beginner like me.
    Thanks a lot.

  535. Jeremy M


    I did exactly what you said (actually used iPhoneBrowser to completely delete the files first before uploading the new files…before was just overwriting using ibrickr). Anyway, restarted the phone, went to EDGE settings and they are exactly as you say they should. wap.voicestream.com (guest/guest). WIFI on or off, nothing comes up in safari, saying it can’t find the server. any ideas?

  536. Jon B

    Hey CK,
    Yes you should get the T-MobileWeb for $5.99 plan.

  537. CK

    Hi Guys,

    Switched to T-Mobile recently for their plan, don’t know much about other stuff from T-Mobile. “T-MobileWeb” for $5.99 is this what i should get? A little bit confused about T-Zone and T-MobileWeb.
    Got 1.0.2 fw Iphone today, i will hack it over this weekend.

    Thank You.

  538. Jon B


    Browse into the /private/var/root of your iphone and delete proxy.pac and re-upload the proxy.pac. Now browse into /private/var/root/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences.plist and delete preferences.plist and reupload it again.

    Shut down the iPhone completely and turn it back on and make sure your EDGE settings are still intact. Let me know how it goes.

  539. Jeremy M

    hey man i did everything you said, i even have had the 5.99 plan with tmobile since 2 days ago, but even opening up safari…still says cannot find server

  540. Jon B

    Yes you will need to get the $5.99 Unlimited Web Access with T Mobile. This hack will not work w/o that plan, I guess I’ll modify my post. Good luck!

  541. Kyle

    I was having some trouble. I did everything you said but it’s still not working. Do you have to call T-Mobile ask to sign up for EDGE then do this? Thanks. Respond as soon as you can!

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