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hi

A general question:
If I flashed a new rom and my IMEI got 0000000 or some other corrupted EFS issue, and I didnt backed up the EFS - is it fixable?
(Lets say that flashing stock roms did not fix the issue).

I want to unsderstand if EFS backup is that important?

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hi

A general question:
If I flashed a new rom and my IMEI got 0000000 or some other corrupted EFS issue, and I didnt backed up the EFS - is it fixable?
(Lets say that flashing stock roms did not fix the issue).

I want to unsderstand if EFS backup is that important?

tnx!
I hope these are hypothetical questions and that it hasn't happened to you already
EFS backup is the most important thing you should do first before you even think of flashing a new rom. It can avoid a lot of pain and help you to save some money because you do not have to send it to repair.
for more informations please read the stickies in general section, in your case espacially http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2393289 everything is documented there.
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hi

A general question:
If I flashed a new rom and my IMEI got 0000000 or some other corrupted EFS issue, and I didnt backed up the EFS - is it fixable?
(Lets say that flashing stock roms did not fix the issue).

I want to unsderstand if EFS backup is that important?

tnx!
Fixable by Samsung, yes and you'd have to pay. Cheaper repair shops usually botch it.
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hi

A general question:
If I flashed a new rom and my IMEI got 0000000 or some other corrupted EFS issue, and I didnt backed up the EFS - is it fixable?
(Lets say that flashing stock roms did not fix the issue).

I want to unsderstand if EFS backup is that important?

tnx!
Hello,
just new here in writing but read a lot, so i might have seen some posts that could help you (I've backed up everything but never had to restore EFS, so everything is theoretically).

The first step I would do - even if everything seems lost - make a full backup!
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2206898 (Search for "Recoveries". If You played with KitKat - you should use a newer Recovery not from this site, but then you still know that).

Helping for your Problem this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1264021 (You should have a sticker somewhere - under tha battery - with the original IMEI)

Maybe if this didn't helped - this can be a try for you:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2392632

Just have seen this - but haven't tested yet.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1308546

But the link from Darkened_Sky is also very important to read (thanks, just read it now).

Good luck -
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