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[ROM] Factory unlocked ZTE Skate shipped with 2.3.5 [LINKS ADDED]

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Hello.

I recently bought new ZTE Skate (not Orange Monte Carlo).

Android ver.: 2.3.5

Baseband version: P743B01

Kernel version: 2.6.35.7-perf zte-kernel@Zdroid-SMT

Build number: ZTE-SKATEV1.0.0.B1

Backup images:

Build number: ZTE-SKATEV1.0.0.B1

System: http://download.hell...em-img/3761927/

Recovery: http://download.hell...ry-img/3761924/

Boot: http://download.hell...ot-img/3761923/

Build number: GB_BP_P743V1.0.0B01 (Thanks to reo2xor)

System: http://www.4shared.c...zUr/system.html

Recovery: http://www.4shared.c...4/recovery.html

Boot: http://www.4shared.c...dFkGB/boot.html

Build numnber: GB_BP_P743V1.0.0B01 + OUK_P743TV1.0.0B05 (Thanks to Sebastian404)

Link: http://files.podtwo....tock/zte/skate/

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it should be unlocked as it s factory unbranded and their is the superboot on here to root your mobile.

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and for best results use windows 7 or windows xp ,vista can be a pain .if you dont want to rom dump then proceed to root your mobile and install clockwork.i take it you have been following events elsewhere .the choice is yours .i have a guide if you want it.

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it should be unlocked as it s factory unbranded and their is the superboot on here to root your mobile.

i would not attempt the rooting yet as you are 2.3.5 we are all 2.3.4

the rooting guide is for 2.3.4 so i would wait till we figger out how to make a clean rom dump,

(just waiting for someone to correct us)

you should make a back up then try the rooting

also i would love to make a custom rom from your 2.3.5 back up smile.gif

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you can try Z4root .1.3.0 apk and also universalandroot-1.6.2 or 1.6.1 they are rooting apks so try these first they can be googled okay.

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i would not attempt the rooting yet as you are 2.3.5 we are all 2.3.4

the rooting guide is for 2.3.4 so i would wait till we figger out how to make a clean rom dump,

(just waiting for someone to correct us)

you should make a back up then try the rooting

also i would love to make a custom rom from your 2.3.5 back up smile.gif

What do you need? Rom dump? If so, I'm gonna need to make backup of my rom, to make reset to factory settings.

What is the best method to make backup of whole phone, for later restore?

Sorry if I have stupid questions, but Android is very new to me.

Thanks

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what windows are you using?

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Windows 7 x64.

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then you should have no problem doing it.contact tillaz and tell him.

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then you should have no problem doing it.contact tillaz and tell him.

we are having trouble getting it done lol, just follow this thread http://android.modaco.com/topic/346580-rom-bluemonte-custom-rom-zte-skate-omc-new-v16-available/page__st__260 and when we do get it working i will be happy to walk you through the process, smile.gif

i wonder if us OMC owners will get an update for 2.3.5....

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Uff. I'm a little bit lost (from one thread to another). :( What you want me to do? Dump a clean rom for you (following this link http://android.podtwo.com/romdump/) or to try root the phone?

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Uff. I'm a little bit lost (from one thread to another). :( What you want me to do? Dump a clean rom for you (following this link http://android.podtwo.com/romdump/) or to try root the phone?

no just wait & i will get back to you when we get the method for a clean rom dump to work (might be tomorrow now tho)

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OK. Thanks. So good fight, good night :D :D

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hey, since you are windows 7 could you please try this..

plug the phone into your pc and let it install the drivers, the phone should show up as a CD drive the first time you hook it up...

Once you have the drivers installed you should be able to use ADB, you can enable this this by going into options/applications and turning on remote debugging..

grab a copy of ClockworkMod recovery from this forum >>> http://loadbalancing...jb2d757vhisfuxj and unzip it somehwere

it should come with a copy of fastboot-windows.exe and adb-windows.exe

rename the extracted file they are in to cwmskate (easy to type in adb)

press start then computer so you can see drive C: drag and drop the cwmskate file to C:

click start & in search enter cmd then press enter (black box pops up)

do the following cd C:\cwmskate >>>> press enter

now you should be able to type 'adb-windows.exe reboot bootloader' >>>>> press enter

and your phone should reboot and stay at the android logo, once that happens you should type 'fastboot-windows.exe boot clockworkmod.img' >>> press enter

and clockwork mod will boot...

once there you can use clockwork mod to do a full nadroid backup, make sure you only share your boot.img, recovery.img and system.img files, the other ones will contain your personal information..

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Ok. When I'll be at home, I do it.

So it's not a problem, that I allready installed apps and have all my contacts in phone? They won't be saved in files you asked?

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Ok. When I'll be at home, I do it.

So it's not a problem, that I allready installed apps and have all my contacts in phone? They won't be saved in files you asked?

no, we just need the boot.img, recovery.img & system.img smile.gif

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i have unzipped this from the rom dump

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hope this is what you were looking at .i do have the contents in a folder .might help .

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i have unzipped this from the rom dump

Which ROM dump?

Pete

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from the cornals with out the boot image i just extracteed it using 7zipfm

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he had 4 files ,the 1 i extracted was the system tar file.

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he had 4 files ,the 1 i extracted was the system tar file.

Ditto, I had a look, tried installing a couple of .apk's from it, all in Chinese though..I must be more patient blink.gif

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so you have the same picture and stuff yes?from the rom

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so you have the same picture and stuff yes?from the rom

Identical matey, wish I was more technically minded like the Dev's on here, wouldn't have a clue on how to build the image from the files, but I'm more than happy to test any roms that might come out of this.

Pete

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im totally agree with you have tested a few now .

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