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Current version by: Tom Chai ,

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You can resolder a bigger chip onto it, then you'd have to do some factory level programming to initialize the chip and write config data into it, which i don't know if it is possible.


UPDATE:
It is possible now, some Chinese repair shops are offering this upgrade:
http://www.askci.com/news/chanye/2015/10/08/161350olqy.shtml
Based on customer feedback, if all serial number/MAC addresses are rewritten properly, the phone works with no problems. However Activation Lock seems non-functional, you can successfully enable find my iPhone on it, locate it remotely, but after a DFU forced restore, the phone can just be activated again without having to reenter your apple ID.
And whether new updates or activation server changes will improve or destroy the phones are not known.
You can resolder a bigger chip onto it, then you'd have to do some factory level programming to initialize the chip and write config data into it, which i don't know if it is possible.


UPDATE:
It is possible now, some Chinese repair shops are offering this upgrade:
http://www.askci.com/news/chanye/2015/10/08/161350olqy.shtml
Based on customer feedback, if all serial number/MAC addresses are rewritten properly, the phone works with no problems. However Activation Lock seems non-functional, you can successfully enable find my iPhone on it, locate it remotely, but after a DFU forced restore, the phone can just be activated again without having to reenter your apple ID.
And whether new updates or activation server changes will improve or destroy the phones are not known.

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Original post by: Tom Chai ,

Text:

You can resolder a bigger chip onto it, then you'd have to do some factory level programming to initialize the chip and write config data into it, which i don't know if it is possible.

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