• Announcements

    • Reminder - MoDaCo position on illegal content   07/30/15

      ILLEGAL CONTENT I'd like to just reaffirm MoDaCo's position regarding piracy and illegal content in the light of some recent questions / postings. Posts will be censored by myself or my moderation team if the contain or link to: Illegal / pirated / cracked software or sites that host such softwareNintendo emulators / ROMs or sites hosting them (in light of Nintendo's legal stance)CUSTOM ROMS You may discuss and post links to custom device ROMs on MoDaCo, provided the following rules are adhered to: ROMs must not contain any illegal 3rd party software (this includes trial versions included without permission)ROMs must give full credit to the original authorISSUES If you have any issues with this policy, please contact PaulOBrien directly via PM.
    • Reminder: Selling items on the forum directly is not allowed   07/30/15

      Please note that selling items on the forum directly is not allowed by the forum rules. There is a forum for eBay auctions whereby you can list the items on eBay and link to them there. This is the ONLY forum for this type of activity. You may also advertise links to the eBay forum in your signature. Please note that selling directly in contravention of these rules will result in a warning / suspension / ban.

Rom upfates wont work

5 posts in this topic

Posted

hi all, im a bit stuffed i think but ill ask anyway.

i was messing about a while ago with different rom updates, i then tried to use imei-check to unlock my phone, i didnt notice the bit that said you have to pay, i was in a rush.

now all i get is "unlock code? you have entered 5 times, please wait............."

so i thought id try update the rom with the uk one.

NOPE!!! wont work, incorrect image for your phone!

iv tried every rom update i can find but none are compatible.

the update thats on now is smart amazing phone or something, iv lost the origional link i found this update on and it was a while back now anyway.

so my question is this, is there a way to completely erase the bootloader image etc so i can do a complete install. i.e format, clean install?

ive already gone into bootloader and erased everything / hard reset but its still no use.

i cant use my phone!!!!!!!!

please help??!

cheers

Ben

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)

quote "Hey SkoobIce here's one for yah!!!

I've got a Smart Phone (locked to Smart Network here in the Philippines) it has a bootloader ver. 1.09 and ROM (from smart net) 1.7 . . .

Here's the question . . .

I want to SIM unlock my phone . . .

There is a new spvunlock2 . . . so do I still need to downgrade my bootloader or I can use the new spvunlock2 to get the unlock code?

and where can I get a ROM to sim unlock this phone? "quote

this is the same software as mine (phillipines smart) that i cant get rid of.

anybody know how to go back to uk orange please?

iv searched and searched this forum with no luck!

many thanks

from man with light up paper weight

Edited by conleycrew3
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

The SIM unlock message should only appear if you put a another networks SIM in your device.

What device do you actually have? as the 1.7 ROM is for the Canary (SPV, SAP etc) device and not the Voyager (E200)

You mention in this thread that you have "a Smart Phone (locked to Smart Network here in the Philippines)"

but in another thread you say you want to revert back to Orange?

SMART ROMs are designed to SIM lock phones to the SMART network and these are the only ROMs that can relock a phone.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

hi, thanks for the reply.

i have an orange spv e200. i have managed to get it off the smart rom and back to the newest orange rom i could find, 2.5.7.7.1 or something after a lot of trawling through this great forum.

however, i used the imei check software a few months ago and its saying the phone is locked and iv tryed to unlock it 5 times using the wrong code. my fault i supose as i didnt read the instructions correctly in my haste!!

i really really dont want to have to go back to imei-check and pay them £20 for taking off the block that they thought would be funny to put on my phone in the first place just because a new person to the spv was a little hastey and dare i say foolish!!

so is there anyway of taking that lock off? im not bothered about removing the sim lock (which is what i set out to do in the first place by messing about with various roms etc) i just want to be able to use my e200 again??!

many thanks

man still with paper weight ha ha

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

There have only been two methods to SIM unlock your phone, one is a teporary solution which is free but for a perminant method the imei-check system is the only one that works (apart from trying to get the code from Orange).

All I can suggest is to contact imei-check and explain what you did and see if they can help.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

MoDaCo is part of the MoDaCo.network, © Paul O'Brien 2002-2015. MoDaCo uses IntelliTxt technology.