You should check if it is already @ 2.2.4. Here is what I did:
Originally Posted by floridarandy
1. Enable the dev.mode prior to activation,
a, pick the 'phone icon' during the activation
b, pick 'emergency call' and delete 911 on the dial pad
c, type in '##DEVMODE#' using the dial pad
d, turn devmode 'ON'. It will ask for PW, you should leave it as blank and submit.
It will reboot.
2, After reboot, you can set up you WiFi, disable data access thru dial pad preference.
You can check version # using 'Device Info'-
My vzw pre3 all came with 2.2.4 even though the box said it is @ 2.2.0.
If your system is @ 2.2.4, you should do the following to activate your phone:
3, Install 'impostah' using WOSQI
4, Delete the 'Account' info using 'impostah' ( this will remove 'Dr.Skip First Use')-
5. Use WOSQI to start a novacomm to access the pre3 directly.
6, Within the new terminal, type in the following:
a, cd /var/luna/preferences ( change directory to /...... )
b, rm ran-first-use ( remove file ran..... )
c, pkill LunaSysMgr. ( kill the Luna to restart/re-initiate your activation. )
Since you enabled your WiFi, you will setup your profile thru WiFi.
I did that for my pre2 and pre3 vzw phones. Pixi+ required a bit more work to switch to devmode.
Note that it works for gsm system if you replace the '##' with '#*'.