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I am really hoping someone can help me here as I am stumped.

A few weeks ago our new puppy decided to " taste " my S3, cracking the screen in the process. I eventually bit the bullet and bought a screen kit to fix it, However in the process the puppy jumped up and i ended up destroying my actual LCD. So today I bought a phone that had been barred with the idea of putting my mainboard into it to get my phone working.

I know my phone was ok in the old housing ( albeit with no screen as i could call it and had the blue flashing light when getting an SMS ) however as soon as I put it with the new screen I had no signal and when i check the networks it says insert sim card to access network services.. Also when i ran sim unlock it says my IMEI is null

I also have this on my phone every time I start it...



I have an EFS back up but I have no idea on how to restore it could some one please help.
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I am really hoping someone can help me here as I am stumped.

A few weeks ago our new puppy decided to " taste " my S3, cracking the screen in the process. I eventually bit the bullet and bought a screen kit to fix it, However in the process the puppy jumped up and i ended up destroying my actual LCD. So today I bought a phone that had been barred with the idea of putting my mainboard into it to get my phone working.

I know my phone was ok in the old housing ( albeit with no screen as i could call it and had the blue flashing light when getting an SMS ) however as soon as I put it with the new screen I had no signal and when i check the networks it says insert sim card to access network services.. Also when i ran sim unlock it says my IMEI is null

I also have this on my phone every time I start it...



I have an EFS back up but I have no idea on how to restore it could some one please help.
One of the most asked questions on Xda your efs is corrupt and you are also in factory mode READ THIS >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289 << Also follow this guide >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...918601/page199 << READ POST 1984..

(1) First rule of flashing roms BACK UP YOU EFS!!
(2) 2nd Rule of flashing roms SEE 1ST RULE!!

(3) EFS Issue look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289
(4) Rescue Firmware look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...35&postcount=6
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I have checked with vodafone and I have been told that the phone is not blocked. however on the original board i still have the no network issue or IMEI number :S
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I have checked with vodafone and I have been told that the phone is not blocked. however on the original board i still have the no network issue or IMEI number :S
As per previous post flash the patched kernel and modem in link 2 this should restore signal..If you still in factory mode follow instructions in link 1 to get out of factory mode.. Did you try?

(1) First rule of flashing roms BACK UP YOU EFS!!
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(3) EFS Issue look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289
(4) Rescue Firmware look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...35&postcount=6
 
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For now I have put the original motherboard back in. Which must also have a corrupt IMEI as well...hence why it was sold so cheap
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As per previous post flash the patched kernel and modem in link 2 this should restore signal..If you still in factory mode follow instructions in link 1 to get out of factory mode.. Did you try?

I have tried many things today....at one stage I managed to get a signal etc but I had the 00049 issue and now I am back to nothing again.
I have tried to flash just the kernel and modem but so far no joy.

I have extracted my efs.tar and attached what it shows.
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Try flashing the rom + kernel and modem in the link see if that works. But without a efs backup then your options are limited.

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(1) First rule of flashing roms BACK UP YOU EFS!!
(2) 2nd Rule of flashing roms SEE 1ST RULE!!

(3) EFS Issue look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289
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would that be with a full wipe?
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would that be with a full wipe?
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(3) EFS Issue look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289
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Ihave just installed the ROM, Kernel and modem and I now have signal etc but my IMEI number is showing as 0049***** how do i fix that part?
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