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    u8815, u8951, GRA-L09

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  1. Modaco seemed to go down today but back up now, let me know if it works.
  2. Here: https://mega.nz/#!2YBWXTDB!NRuZX3QJ-ntOm8esTS2DaXWTT-si9flsdQeeyaKyvfU You might need to manually boot to fastboot mode.
  3. I'll send you a link shortly to a zip file (I have to dig it out of my archives and upload it) containing dload folder and update.app. This is for the u8815-100 or-0100 version only. If you have a -151 or other you will lose 3g. Extract it to SD card so dload folder is in the top directory, put the battery back in and reboot. Hopefully this will install stock ROM.
  4. From what I understand you need to use an older ROM on this recovery.
  5. Are you still on the stock ROM? If not do you know what was the last stock version you had?
  6. The latest Legacy builds IMO. CAF seems slower.
  7. If you can mount partitions on recovery, why not A) pull the build.prop file, mod it then push it back. Just remember to set the permissions Or B) push persist.sys.*can't remember* with a value of 1 file to /data/property folder. (Create a file with the appropriate name on your PC with 1) Google should be some help with different adb options here
  8. Glad you finally sorted it. Did that recovery use the hardware buttons? If so have a good look in the sub menus for mounting options.
  9. Yes. Flash the recovery. Worst case scenario we can find/extract a stock GB recovery if things go pear shaped.
  10. The zip file was originally made for people to roll back from ICS to GB and that is why it is named like that, yes both files are the same.
  11. The command to see the bootloader status is fastboot oem get-bootinfo make sure its unlocked before going further. root@william-Studio-Slim-540s:/home/william# fastboot oem get-bootinfo Should read something like this: (maybe bootloader version is different) ... (bootloader) ******************************************* (bootloader) Bootloader Lock State: UNLOCKED (bootloader) System State: Bootloader in UNLOCKED state (bootloader) Bootloader Version: 001.001.000 (bootloader) ******************************************* OKAY [ 0.005s] finished. total time: 0.005s Take the zip file from here and extract recovery.img. http://www.solidfiles.com/d/e208f49ff9/
  12. The android forums method requires root due to the fact it is flashing recovery from inside a working stock ROM.
  13. Here is a recovery IMG that should work: https://mega.nz/#!DN41QCrD!lhL7UTDK_d0rl02olTIt9CNk-AMfdd_GB_V1TbwWxDs It's an old cwm5 recovery.
  14. Whatever you do check the boot loader unlocked status first. 1 I am fairly sure you can't fastboot pull. Fastboot will only write .IMG files not zip updates. 2 just use adb shell and rm any update.app files 3 If you don't need it, don't worry about it. Yes I think from memory it will attempt a forced upgrade. But only to a higher Bxxx version or b895 to b926 4 the recovery is independent from the ROM. The reason I said make sure it's compatible was(also from memory) the/data partition became corrupted on restore. Flashing recovery alone will not root your phone although some newer recoveries will ask you if you want to flash su. 5 First use fastboot to check your boot loader status BEFORE attempting to flash anything. fastboot will only flash IMG files. 6 "apply update from sd card" checks the signature of the file. 7 yes And yes you use CMD/bash prompt 8 no, after reading that guide it does not say root is needed. 9 see 3. 10 Also easier to put recovery.IMG in the same folder as fastboot on your PC. This saves typing the full path to the file. 11 fastboot reboot, then I guess because you don't have ADB enabled in stock ROM you can pull the battery for a few seconds and reboot to recovery using pwr and vol up keys. Maybe you can fastboot reboot and hold the vol up key at the same time- I've not tried this but it should work.
  15. "whole internal memory"? Your phone can have up to 64 different partitions. Perhaps just focus on trying to pull the /data partition for now I.e. adb pull /data c:\phonedata

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