iPhone 3GS iPhone 3gs 5.12.01 Activation Question

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  1. enyahs

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    Hey quick question. I just used ultrasn0w to unlock my 3gs on 5.12.01. Activated it with my gf's sim card and it only take about 5 minutes to activate. Now i did a friends. Same phone, Same firmware, and same baseband. Now everything worked except for activation. I took the same sim card and tried to activate thinking it would take 5 minutes. It has been plugged in to iTunes with the ATT sim card almost 2 hours and still it has not been activated. Any reason to this or should i just try and be more patient.
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    mabye a different carrier?
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    Nope Same Carrier. Both said AT&T 5.6 or something like that. The second one has been going for about 4 hours now.
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    but both phones were bought in us, from att?
    if it doesnt work, DFU restore, or hacktivate
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    Can you hacktivate on 3.1.3 5.12.01 on Windows? That would be awesome but i didnt know you could.. What do you use?

    PS. I cant DFU restore because my friends SHSH arent backed up on Cydia. Or can i?
    But another problem. How do I get into DFU without a power button, his is broken.

    Everytime i try to restore to 3.1.3 I get "This phone is not elidgible for this firmware or something."
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    broken power buttons gonna be a problem if you want ot enter dfu or recovery, but ya, hacktivate with redsn0w (i think that works) if not, search for a custom restore
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    redsn0w isnt recognizing the iPhone 3gs 3.1.3 firmware. Is it supposed to?

    I think on dev teams site it just says it can hackivate the 3g not the 3gs
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    you have to get into recovery mode, shift-restore (3.1.3 is still being signed), after that redsn0w will work
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    I have tried and it says that my device is not elidgible for this upgrade. We ar both talking about 3gs not 3g right.

    I have tried on iTunes 9.1 and 9.2 to shift restore to 3.1.3 but it says "This device is not eligible for this firmware or something.
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    you need to be in recovery mode, if the iphone 2,1 restore isnt working, use the iphone 3g restore, cover both bases

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