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[Q] After flashing stock samsung rom, i have been stuck on emergency calls only,help?

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By Akbar.Ahad, Junior Member on 29th August 2014, 02:23 PM
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After flashing stock s3 rom my sim card is not being detected. i know the sim card works because i tried it on another phone and i have a feeling my efs file has been made corrupt as my imei has been completely changes to 0049xxxx. Also i cannot connect to any wifi network but theyre being found . ive looked everywhere and found no answer. Please help me on how i can fix it.
 
 
29th August 2014, 02:28 PM |#2  
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I'm guessing that you made no efs backup? Do your phone's cellular functions or wi-fi work while running a custom rom? What kind of GS3 do you own (i9300 or i9305?).
29th August 2014, 05:25 PM |#3  
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I'm guessing that you made no efs backup? Do your phone's cellular functions or wi-fi work while running a custom rom? What kind of GS3 do you own (i9300 or i9305?).

Thanks for replying

Regarding your questions, no i didnt make no efs backup, wifi and cellular functions do not work on custom roms either and i own a I9300
30th August 2014, 12:59 AM |#4  
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Thanks for replying

Regarding your questions, no i didnt make no efs backup, wifi and cellular functions do not work on custom roms either and i own a I9300

What rom version did you start out with and what rom version did you flash?
30th August 2014, 01:10 AM |#5  
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What rom version did you start out with and what rom version did you flash?

I started with liquidsmooth on 4.4.4 , which worked flawless, and changed to stock 4.1.3
30th August 2014, 01:18 AM |#6  
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I started with liquidsmooth on 4.4.4 , which worked flawless, and changed to stock 4.1.3

You cannot go backwards to 4.1 with out a efs v1 back up. Somewhere in 4.3 samsung updated it to v2.
Without a back up you can only use the latest 4.3 and upwards.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289
30th August 2014, 01:23 AM |#7  
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Originally Posted by Darke5tShad0w

You cannot go backwards to 4.1 with out a efs v1 back up. Somewhere in 4.3 samsung updated it to v2.
Without a back up you can only use the latest 4.3 and upwards.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289

Actually im not sure what I flashed to but im pretty sure it is 4.3 as I just done a basic flash using odin, no backup was needed. Could i get somebody elses efs file backup and restore it?
30th August 2014, 01:27 AM |#8  
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Actually im not sure what I flashed to but im pretty sure it is 4.3 as I just done a basic flash using odin, no backup was needed. Could i get somebody elses efs file backup and restore it?

Going to settings, about phone will tell you the version

No you cannot do that. Read up on that link I sent you.
30th August 2014, 01:05 PM |#9  
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Hi there, im on 4.3 stock rom. The thread you provided me with says to flash stock rom with odin. The problem is I do not know which stock rom I should flash. Please tell me which one I should flash and if you can provide me with a link.
My s3 model is gt-i9300, uk model and is unlocked.

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30th August 2014, 06:09 PM |#10  
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Originally Posted by Darke5tShad0w

Going to settings, about phone will tell you the version

No you cannot do that. Read up on that link I sent you.

Hi there, im on 4.3 stock rom. The thread you provided me with says to flash stock rom with odin. The problem is I do not know which stock rom I should flash. Please tell me which one I should flash and if you can provide me with a link.
My s3 model is gt-i9300, uk model and is unlocked.
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