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[XT1033][Restore from GPE 4.4.4 to stock Moto 4.4.2]

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19th July 2014, 10:58 PM   |  #1  
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What's posted here is tested before sharing
but if something bad happens, it's not my problem.

Originally posted @MotoModTR by »CanERYVZ« to restore the stock firmware of any XT1033 converted to XT1032 GPE 4.4.2 with deej_roamer's instructions posted here,then OTA'd to GPE 4.4.4. I'm just sharing, all credits to »CanERYVZ«

Your device will be restored to XT1033 Asia.retail 4.4.2 successfully
TESTED and WORKS for XT1033 Asia Retail Dual-Sim version.

1- Download 4.4.2 stock version for your device RETAIL-AS_FALCON_KXB20.25-1.31_cid7_CFC_1FF.xml.zip
1a- Extract firmware to c:\retail

2- Download stock OTA 4.4.4 file for XT1033 Blur_Version.171.44.31.falcon_umtsds.AsiaRetail.en .03.zip
2a- Extract just the 3 files "gpt.bin", "logo.bin" and "emmc_appsboot.mbn" to c:\retail and overwrite the old ones.

3- Download mfastboot-adb.rar
3a- Extract mfastboot-adb.rar to c:\retail

4- Open CMD (command prompt) and go to C:\retail (type cd c:\retail in cmd)
Note: you need to run command prompt as administrator.
4a- Type the following commands one by one:

Code:
mfastboot flash aboot emmc_appsboot.mbn
mfastboot flash partition gpt.bin
mfastboot reboot-bootloader

mfastboot getvar max-sparse-size
mfastboot oem fb_mode_set
mfastboot flash motoboot motoboot.img
mfastboot flash logo logo.bin
mfastboot flash boot boot.img
mfastboot flash recovery recovery.img
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
mfastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
mfastboot erase modemst1
mfastboot erase modemst2
mfastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
mfastboot erase cache
mfastboot erase userdata
mfastboot oem fb_mode_clear
mfastboot reboot
5- Go to stock recovery. Wipe data / factory reset and wipe cache for a clean start.

ps : motoboot partition will result error because we don't have it in the moto 4.4.4 ota file, just don't worry and continue.

Greetings.
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19th July 2014, 11:04 PM   |  #2  
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So, this will restore the mobile from GPE to Stock 4.4.4 with dual sim capability ?
19th July 2014, 11:17 PM   |  #3  
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No,
This will restore XT1033 from GPE 4.4.4 to Moto 4.4.2 , but if you like you can OTA to Moto 4.4.4.
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Awesome, but i have a question.
Some people just take the gpt.bin, replace it to 4.4.2 firmware pakage and flash without flashing motoboot.img.then ok.
Some people take logo.bin too.
But i did not see anyone take the emmc_appsboot.mbn. can u explain what is emmc_appsboot.mbn
Sorry for being noob.
Btw, how many devices did u test?

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@windylawyer.1712,

Hi,

i need to say that i'm a noob when it comes to qualcomm platform but after a little research in google, i got some results and to my understanding ;

emmc_appsboot.mbn which is flashed into aboot partition keeps information about the emmc file system structure. So what's aboot partition ? I'll quote from Master Dan Rosenberg here.

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aboot loads the kernel and ramdisk into memory at the addresses requested by the boot image header, and then signature validation is performed after this loading is complete. Because the boot image header is read straight from eMMC flash prior to any signature validation, it contains essentially untrusted data. As a result, it's possible to flash a maliciously crafted boot image whose header values cause aboot to read the kernel or ramdisk into physical memory directly on top of aboot itself!

Other methods that i've seen without the " emmc_appsboot.mbn " flashing step, seems to halt the phone on startup and returns to bootloader menu, then you need to press Normal Powerup to boot the device.

However the method in OP, the phone just boots fine. Hope this helps and if there's something to be corrected, i'd be more than happy to learn something new.
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Originally Posted by fatihtpr

When does the android l friends

Hello fatih,

I think XT1032 GPE will get Android L after a month for the Nexus Line. XT1033 or XT1032 moto editions might get it about 3 months...
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Hello fatih,

I think XT1032 GPE will get Android L after a month for the Nexus Line. XT1033 or XT1032 moto editions might get it about 3 months...

Hello şemseddin thank for as ne.
What is the difference between xt 1033 xt1032 and wonder?
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Originally Posted by fatihtpr

Hello şemseddin thank for as ne.
What is the difference between xt 1033 xt1032 and wonder?

Xt1032 is one sim version.
Xt1033 is dual sim version

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