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[Q] S2 i9100 Empty efs folder how to recover? please help

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3rd April 2014, 06:26 PM   |  #1  
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I sold my s2 to someone.. the next day he told me that he was not able to call or receive calls.. he was getting a msg *sim card not registered*.. I told him to bring the phone to me.. I checked the imei it was replaced with 0044xxx0000 (something like that).. I downloaded es file explorer and checked there were no files in the efs folder of the phone.. so there is no option to recover imei from that.. is there any other way to recover efs folder/ imei no. (No I don't have efs folder backup, if I had, I would have solved this problem already)

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3rd April 2014, 06:49 PM   |  #2  
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If I remember correctly...
No efs backup of any kind = service centre
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If I remember correctly...
No efs backup of any kind = service centre

thanks for the quick reply. but its an unlocked imported phone with no bill and hence, no warranty. will they still re-write me a new imei no. if i will pay for it.?
3rd April 2014, 08:27 PM   |  #4  
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I think they can do that.Some people over here restored it this way.At least try to ask them.
3rd April 2014, 08:44 PM   |  #5  
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is the device rooted?

Sent from my GT-I9100 using xda app-developers app
3rd April 2014, 10:47 PM   |  #6  
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is the device rooted?

Sent from my GT-I9100 using xda app-developers app

obviously it is..
4th April 2014, 12:13 AM   |  #7  
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Makes no difference if it is rooted or not. Take it to a local mobile repair shop (not Samsung service centre, they charge too much). Many have the equipment to re-write the IMEI to the device fairly cheaply.

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