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How to get your IMEI back without 5irom folder

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Hi all

I am lost my 5irom folder with my IMEI backup.. And my Imei was 0.Now I have my Imei back and I do this:

1. You must enter the engineering menu. Dial * # * # 2846579 # * # *

2. Go to ProjectMenu/Background setting/Usb ports setting and select Manufacture mode

3. Back to Background setting and go to Qualcomm background open setting and select background open (pass is 0 (ZERO))

4. Exit the engineering menu and turn on USB debugging (settings/developer tools/usb debugging)

5. Restart the phone

6. On PC install the DFS Tool (http://cdmatool.com/Demo).Connect the phone and run DFS tool.

7. Go to Ports and double click on dbAdapter Reserved Interface.

8. Close the Ports window and click on SPC.In DFS log must write UNLOCKED DEVICE.

9. If this OK go to Programming and type your IMEI in right place. (you can read Imei from phone box)

10. Click write.

11. When all finish go to ports and disabe dbAdapter Reserved Interface.Unplug your phone.

12. Go to engineering menu again.

13. Go to ProjectMenu/Background setting/Usb ports setting and select Normal mode

14. Back to Background setting and go to OTP NV filter switch and click Confirm

15. Back to Background setting and go to Qualcomm background open setting and select background close.

16. Restart Phone.

Thats all.. you now have YOUR IMEI!!! Dial *#06# for check.

Thanks to cicki for founding this tutorial and thanks to tutorial maker :)

YOU DO IT AT ONLY YOUR RISK!!!

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I hope that i will not have to use this tutorial :)

p.s. great work :)

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wow great news if it works.... but wary myself maybe someone with a missing imei might use this and confirm? if so maybe pin this

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Very good! Thank you!

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Thanks for this.

At least there's a way to get back the lost IMEI #.

But found one problem: once I reflash stock rom, the IMEI becomes zero again.

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The disadvantage is, it must unfortunately be repeated after every ROM update

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Once restored can't you just back it up with 5irom and then restore with that on new ROMs?

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The disadvantage is, it must unfortunately be repeated after every ROM update

guess it makes it more suitable for lost imei only then

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wow great news if it works.... but wary myself maybe someone with a missing imei might use this and confirm? if so maybe pin this

OP.....1st line.....

guy lost his IMEI...

also followed this in another thread.

You would only do this if absolutely necessary.... :D

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If this lets you change IMEI then it's highly illegal in the UK. Just sayin'...

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Stupid me has no IMEI on the phone and didn't make a backup. Following this tutorial but when it come to entering the password it says 0 (tried 0, 0000, 1111, 9999, 1234) is incorrect. Any one any ideas, or other suggestion on how I can get or set the IMEI.

I have no CWM backups.

All I did was install b927 over stock rooted and updated bootloader??!!

I do have a 5irom backup from another g300 but don't want to use this as may cause problem on O2.

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Getting a 404 on the dfs demo download @ [url="http://cdmatool.com/DownloadFiles/Application/DFS%204.0.0.4.rar"]http://cdmatool.com/...DFS 4.0.0.4.rar[/url] . Could someone upload a copy please?

Found 4.0.0.5 and 4.0.0.6 but cant get them to run. Edited by tcpaulh
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I have recently uploaded version which i used before, and it worked. Try it ...

[CODE]
http://www.4shared.com/rar/S5MxrUaa/DFS_4004.html
[/CODE]
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And Mr.[color=#FFFFFF][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][b][background=rgb(50, 50, 50)] [/background][/b][/size][/font][/color][color=#FFFFFF][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][b][background=rgb(50, 50, 50)][color=#FFFFFF][url="http://www.modaco.com/user/979216-rostilj-xd/"]Rostilj xD[/url][/color][/background][/b][/size][/font][/color] forgot to mention, after manually entering IMEI, your phone will be unlocked from the network.It is a free way to SIM UNLOCK your phone.When you manualy write your IME to phone with DSF Tool,instal toolbox5irom[color=#4E565E][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3] to Phone and make a backup of your IMEI again,that backup can be [/size][/font][/color]used later for swichin between roms.This tutorial is definitely deserved to be PINNED.This is how i unlocked my G300 from my contracted network,when you follow tutorial steb by step.Its working 100%. Edited by margityu
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[color=#333333][font=verdana, geneva, lucida,][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]* # * # 2846579 # * # * doesn't work on ICS (CM 9) for me.[/background][/font][/color]
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No it won't work on CM, has to be a stock rom. Nandroid backup and then flash a stock rom repack (eg. the B960 that is near the top of the forum currently)
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Would this ROM work?
Stock ROM+ by Cyda.

http://www.modaco.com/topic/360947-romics-stock-rom-b960-r2-updated-23-02/
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I'm not 100% sure but I would guess so.
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It worked!!
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It worked for me too, but serial number changed and the Wi-Fi MAC address changes every reboot to cc:bb:aa....
I also wrote in http://www.modaco.com/topic/358599-how-to-free-sim-unlock-your-g300/page__st__120#entry2096743
If anyone has a solution to stop the changing please write.
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GREATthis worked for me. I tried the same before but missed out step 14. I guess it's important :) Didn't even need to flash (as I'm on the latest stock rom already)
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Great joooob! it really works! god bless you !
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Thank you very much succeeded.
the phone away again.
:D :D :D
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Thanks man!
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Please stop using this method. Or any method to erase or edit you IMEI after you remove it your from via zeroing it or changed it your phone will be permanently damaged.
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