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post #1 of 18
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Try this, i just found it, it makes the icons on the home screen move down slightly, its weird.

On an activated 1.1.3 iPhone with SIM installed:

1. Go to phone
2. Go to the keypad
3. Tap *#307#
4. Tap call
5. Tap answer
6. Tap hold
7. Tap decline
8. Press home screen button
9. Tap the green 'return to call' bar
10. See what happens

If you tap any icons they will freeze up, a simple reboot will get it back to normal.

Photos (would have put them on forum but they looked massive):http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/3424/p2070113gr8.jpg
http://img516.imageshack.us/img516/4222/p2070117pm0.jpg
post #2 of 18
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Really, no ones done it yet?
post #3 of 18
But why would anyone want to do that?
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post #4 of 18
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A few reasons: to see it, to see if it works with their iPhone and perhaps to see whether i'm just lying.
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A few reasons: to see it, to see if it works with their iPhone and perhaps to see whether i'm just lying.

Go away
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Go away

No you go away!
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post #8 of 18
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Bloody hell! Why do you have such a problem!?
post #9 of 18
Lets see... I have no idea what that might do to my phone (typing in an odd, possibly destructive key sequence) ... and you are surprised that I haven't "tried" it ???
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Lets see... I have no idea what that might do to my phone (typing in an odd, possibly destructive key sequence) ... and you are surprised that I haven't "tried" it ???

I've just told you what it will do to your phone and i've shown you a photo! It's not going to self-destruct is it.
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I've just told you what it will do to your phone and i've shown you a photo! It's not going to self-destruct is it.

And god knows, there's no-one on the internet that would try to steer me wrong... I mean, computer viruses and stuff are all make believe too !
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Bloody hell! Why do you have such a problem!?

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post #13 of 18
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And god knows, there's no-one on the internet that would try to steer me wrong... I mean, computer viruses and stuff are all make believe too !

Yet again.....

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Originally Posted by iPhelim View Post

I've just told you what it will do to your phone and i've shown you a photo! It's not going to self-destruct is it.

If you're paranoid enough to think that i'm trying to tricking you in some way and that tapping a few keys will make your phone 'destruct' then don't do it.
post #14 of 18
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You are so illiterate that you can only produce an image?
post #15 of 18
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Originally Posted by iPhelim View Post

...If you're paranoid enough to think that i'm trying to tricking you in some way and that tapping a few keys will make your phone 'destruct' then don't do it.

I don't plan to, but, you asked:

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Originally Posted by iPhelim View Post

Really, no ones done it yet?

So I thought I'd enlighten you as to WHY no one's done it yet.
It's not that I have anything against YOU personally, but I tend not to trust anonymous posters on the internet with stuff like the data on my phone/computer. Most devices like the iPhone DO HAVE "secret" codes that can do things like reset the device, or erase the device, or lock the device, or whatever back-door the programmers felt would be fun to put in there.
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post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by iPhelim View Post

Try this, i just found it, it makes the icons on the home screen move down slightly, its weird.

On an activated 1.1.3 iPhone with SIM installed:

If you tap any icons they will freeze up, a simple reboot will get it back to normal.

Photos (would have put them on forum but they looked massive):http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/3424/p2070113gr8.jpg
http://img516.imageshack.us/img516/4222/p2070117pm0.jpg

I've tried it and it does what you say. A reboot puts it back to normal. It's a bug but one that not many people will see and there is no point in trying to bring it to Apple's attention.

For anyone that doesn't know, the *#307# combination is a way to get some access to an iPhone that is not activated. It's well known in the jailbreaking community and harmless.

Lastly, the harshness of some here is unwarrented. He is pointing out a real yet obscure bug. From what I can tell, talking about bugs or jailbreaking is not against the posting guidelines.
post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by Daffy_Duck View Post

I've tried it and it does what you say. A reboot puts it back to normal. It's a bug but one that not many people will see and there is no point in trying to bring it to Apple's attention.

For anyone that doesn't know, the *#307# combination is a way to get some access to an iPhone that is not activated. It's well known in the jailbreaking community and harmless.

Lastly, the harshness of some here is unwarrented. He is pointing out a real yet obscure bug. From what I can tell, talking about bugs or jailbreaking is not against the posting guidelines.

Point taken. Now close the thread.
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post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by KingOfSomewhereHot View Post

It's not that I have anything against YOU personally, but I tend not to trust anonymous posters on the internet with stuff like the data on my phone/computer.

You have my name, my location, my AIM ID, my Skype ID, my Yahoo ID and i believe my MSN address, they could all be fake, but i'm hardly anonymous.

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Point taken. Now close the thread.

Why on earth does it NEED to be closed?
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