If you have an iPhone 4 with a 4.6 bootloader, you can use a tool called ZiPhone to change your IMEI number. This can be useful if you want to unlock your phone or use a different SIM card. However, changing your IMEI number is illegal in some countries and may void your warranty, so do it at your own risk.
ZiPhone is a free software that can perform various functions on your iPhone, such as unlocking, jailbreaking, activating, and changing the IMEI. You can download it from here. You will also need a Windows computer and a USB cable to connect your iPhone.
Here are the steps to change your iPhone 4 IMEI with ZiPhone:
Extract the ZiPhone.zip file on your desktop and open the ZiPhone folder.
Press the Windows key and R at the same time to bring up the Run window. Type in cmd and press the Ok button to launch the Command Prompt.
Type the following command into the Command Prompt to navigate to the ZiPhone directory: cd Desktop/ZiPhone.
Execute the command ziphone to see all its possible uses.
Put your iPhone into recovery mode by holding down both the Sleep/Wake and Power buttons until you see the Apple logo. Once the Apple logo appears, release only the Sleep/Wake button until you see the iTunes logo and cable on the screen.
Type in this command: ziphone -u -i a123456789012345 (Replace the numbers with the desired IMEI of your choice).
The program will search for zibri.dat and then for your iPhone. Once found, it will tell you to wait for 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
After this time, your iPhone will reboot and it will be unlocked with the new IMEI.
Congratulations! You have successfully changed your iPhone 4 IMEI with ZiPhone. You can now use any SIM card or network on your phone. However, be careful not to update your firmware or restore your phone, as this may revert your IMEI back to the original one.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only. Changing your IMEI number is illegal in some countries and may void your warranty. We are not responsible for any damage or legal consequences that may arise from using this method.If you want to learn more about ZiPhone and its features, you can visit the official GitHub page of the developer, Zibri. There you can find the source code, the changelog, and the legal notice of the software. You can also report any issues or bugs that you encounter while using ZiPhone.
ZiPhone is one of the oldest and most popular tools for modifying iPhones. It was first released in 2008 and has been updated several times since then. It supports various iPhone models and firmware versions, from 1.0 to 2.0 beta 3. It is also compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD, and Haiku operating systems.
However, ZiPhone is not without its drawbacks. Some users have reported that ZiPhone can cause problems with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and battery life on their iPhones. Some have also experienced errors or failures during the process of changing their IMEI numbers. Therefore, it is advisable to backup your data and settings before using ZiPhone. aa16f39245