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[HELP] Got an UMI Cross, found trojans and need help flashing a new rom

9th July 2014, 10:13 AM |#1  
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Hi all

I just got an UMI Cross recently and from reading about the possibility of trojans on chinese phones, the first thing I did was install a couple of different popular scanners (ESET was one of them)

The 2 scanners I tried both found trojans (UUPAY) and so what I want to do now is flash a new ROM onto the phone, I have found some new roms but now I am unsure of the best way to go about flashing the phone.

I know I need to install CWM or something similar but not sure on the best way to do this or even if its universal (in terms of installing)

So, any help is appreciated

Thanks
10th July 2014, 10:19 AM |#2  
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anyone? D:
11th July 2014, 01:08 PM |#3  
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Hi all

I just got an UMI Cross recently and from reading about the possibility of trojans on chinese phones, the first thing I did was install a couple of different popular scanners (ESET was one of them)

The 2 scanners I tried both found trojans (UUPAY) and so what I want to do now is flash a new ROM onto the phone, I have found some new roms but now I am unsure of the best way to go about flashing the phone.

I know I need to install CWM or something similar but not sure on the best way to do this or even if its universal (in terms of installing)

So, any help is appreciated

Thanks

I have the same question (how to install cwm recovery) will patiently await some help and do some googling . . .
11th July 2014, 02:18 PM |#4  
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I have the same question (how to install cwm recovery) will patiently await some help and do some googling . . .

Right, it's easy peasy , download this and plonk on your sd card http://www.needrom.com/mobile/ctr-recovery/

download mobile uncle tools and select recovery update, selecting the zip on your sd card, all done!
16th July 2014, 03:15 PM |#5  
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It says root is needed, how do I root the device?
16th July 2014, 09:01 PM |#6  
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I worked it out, found my device is rooted and put on the recovery thing and was able to get into it ! yay

But when I tried to flash the rom I downloaded it just said aborted

Not sure what rom to use either >_<
16th July 2014, 09:06 PM |#7  
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http://www.needrom.com/mobile/umi-cross-c1/

I downloaded the latest flash rom from there, does that mean I have to use Flash Tools?

Cheers
17th July 2014, 08:55 AM |#8  
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Ended up flashing a different rom and it worked fine, no more infected apps on phone yay!

If anyone runs into same issue, feel free to contact me and I will help
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Now on the new rom, lookout reports contacts and phone as adware

arghhh

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