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[Q] Null IMEI & No Network after Root/Unlock

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Unhappy [Q] Null IMEI & No Network after Root/Unlock

I have an S2 on the orange network which I unlocked after getting root access through some threads on here. However the phone says null when calling up the IMEI number and cannot recognize a new sim or network.

Can it be saved or shall I just give up hope, trade it in and get a Moto G?
 
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If you are lucky enough , try finding the backup of your efs folder . If you do find it , you are saved . if not , hard luck . If you see the imei as " unknown " you must have screwed up while unlocking the device and blown up your imei . if you find the efs backup folder , all the best , it can be fixed , if not , experience official kitkat via moto g :grin:
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Many local mobile repair shops should be able to write the IMEI/EFS details back to the device for not much money (Around $40-$50 where I live; I have 3 repairers like this within a 15 minute drive).
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Check the external storage for a folder named "0" in it there should be efs tar and txt

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