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Tutorial - Get your MAC Address if you already unlocked - NOW UP!

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Hey everyone. This is a tutorial to permanently restore you're MAC address and fix the annoying popup when enabling WiFi.

THIS IS ONLY FOR PEOPLE ALREADY UNLOCKED BEFORE THIS FIX WAS DISCOVERED. IF YOU HAVEN'T UNLOCKED GO HERE.

Thanks to glossywhite and John W for figuring this out!

I CAN'T TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR BRICKS ETC. BUT I WILL TRY MY BEST TO HELP YOU

You need to have stock recovery at the start of this tutorial. You can do it in the same way as you unlocked

  1. You should already have QPST installed
  2. Download a Hex Editor for Windows - anyone is fine - Google "Hex Editor" and install it
  3. Put your phone into FTM mode - the same way as for unlocking
  4. Go to your start menu, QPST and then run Software Download
  5. Go to "Backup" tab and backup your nvitems
  6. Open your hex editor and open the *.qcn file that you saved with QPST
  7. Search for "11 22 33 44 55 66" with your hex editor
  8. Replace this with the MAC address you wrote down when you unlocked.
  9. Save the file
  10. Go back to "Software Download" and go to restore and choose to restore the saved *.qcn
You now have sorted the MAC address problem!

If you're stuck on the editing bit have a look at this video made by Glossywhite:

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COMING SOON

Nice one, son!

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Put this in your guide if you like:

Thanks. Have done :)

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I'm not sure about other folks here, but my WiFi MAC address is *very* similar to my bluetooth MAC address. Only a couple of hex pairs differentiate the two. Maybe we can work out how to calculate the original WiFi MAC address value, based on the bluetooth MAC address...

It would seem the last two hex pairs of the WiFi MAC are incremented by +1 each. See attached photo of my OMC. Can anyone else confirm?

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Oh dear... I can't get my phone back into FTM mode :blink:

When I plug the cable in (batt out), the phone vibes then green man, vibes again then green man over and over... :(

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I'm not sure about other folks here, but my WiFi MAC address is *very* similar to my bluetooth MAC address. Only a couple of hex pairs differentiate the two. Maybe we can work out how to calculate the original WiFi MAC address value, based on the bluetooth MAC address...

I think wifi and bluetooth are plus or minus 1 in hex - same for me.

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Oh dear... I can't get my phone back into FTM mode :blink:

When I plug the cable in (batt out), the phone vibes then green man, vibes again then green man over and over... :(

Have you installed stock recovery?

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I'm not sure about other folks here, but my WiFi MAC address is *very* similar to my bluetooth MAC address. Only a couple of hex pairs differentiate the two. Maybe we can work out how to calculate the original WiFi MAC address value, based on the bluetooth MAC address...

My addressess:

Wifi-> B4:B3:62:DF:45:01

BT-> B4:B3:62:D7:EE:3C

I tried to calculate 'em but couldn't see any connection :/

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Oh dear... I can't get my phone back into FTM mode :blink:

When I plug the cable in (batt out), the phone vibes then green man, vibes again then green man over and over... :(

I used battery IN, power down, then hold Vol Down whilst pressing power. FTM mode comes up that way for me.

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Have you installed stock recovery?

:blush:

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:blush:

That make sense lol. No worries - easy mistake to make :)

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Very prompt mate! thumb up

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I'm not sure about other folks here, but my WiFi MAC address is *very* similar to my bluetooth MAC address. Only a couple of hex pairs differentiate the two. Maybe we can work out how to calculate the original WiFi MAC address value, based on the bluetooth MAC address...

It would seem the last two hex pairs of the WiFi MAC are incremented by +1 each. See attached photo of my OMC. Can anyone else confirm?

Interesting finding.

Anyway WLAN MAC is far more less important than IMEI etc, since it was only used in a local area network (LAN). Personally I'm not bother to keep the original MAC. Just a random one i like will dolaugh.gif

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Just running through this guide, I have connected the phone in FTM mode, run the QPST software download, but when I go to backup, I click browse and there is a folder called NV backup with a padlock on it, and it will not let me select it? am a I doing something wrong?

Cheers

Andrew

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Just running through this guide, I have connected the phone in FTM mode, run the QPST software download, but when I go to backup, I click browse and there is a folder called NV backup with a padlock on it, and it will not let me select it? am a I doing something wrong?

Cheers

Andrew

Just save the file in your my documents.

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Just save the file in your my documents.

Sorry mate, what file? When in the QPST, I click browse and there is a folder, I cannot select it, but there are loads of other files, which one do I select to backup?

Thanks, sorry for being a halfwit

Andrew

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Trying to install QPST on my windows 7,but I get error:

C:\Programs Files\Qualcomm\QPST\bin\PhoneModelLib.dll failed to register HRESULT-2147010895 :blink:

Any one know what causing that ?

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Trying to install QPST on my windows 7,but I get error:

C:\Programs Files\Qualcomm\QPST\bin\PhoneModelLib.dll failed to register HRESULT-2147010895 :blink:

Any one know what causing that ?

Run the Setup, not the windows installer, I got the same error the first time

Andrew

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Just running through this guide, I have connected the phone in FTM mode, run the QPST software download, but when I go to backup, I click browse and there is a folder called NV backup with a padlock on it, and it will not let me select it? am a I doing something wrong?

Cheers

Andrew

OK. Browser to your my documents and type "Backup" in the file textbox and click OK

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Run the Setup, not the windows installer, I got the same error the first time

Andrew

Tried that already.My computer already has a later version of Visual C++ installed(2008)

The instaler is trying to give me a 2005 version ?

I get error 1935 ?

Maybe if I uninstall the version I already have ?

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Sorry mate, what file? When in the QPST, I click browse and there is a folder, I cannot select it, but there are loads of other files, which one do I select to backup?

Thanks, sorry for being a halfwit

Andrew

Just also noticed it says no ports active on QPST? I think I am heading into the abyss here

Andrew

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i get no ports active too

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If you get no ports active make sure you are in FTM mode and click browse beside ports and find your phone.

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If you get no ports active make sure you are in FTM mode and click browse beside ports and find your phone.

Yep in FTM mode, it says it on the front screen of the phone

Andrew

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