[Tool][Vodafone+Unbranded!]One & Only easy + working downgrade for revolutionary
THIS DOES ONLY WORK ON GINGERBREAD AND ON A BOOTLOADER VERSION <=1.49.x18
Disclaimer: You do that because you want it. Noone forces you to do that. Problems always can be solved, I will help as much as I can.
you can now watch a video where you see how to do it. But quality, sorry I have no good camera.
This will downgrade your hboot to 1.49.0007
If you is branded by any other carrier then vodafone, this won't work. (Unbranded Device's too)
Why is that so? Because it is not possible til now to debrand your device.
I have tried plenty things with some friends, sadly no luck at all.
CID changing does not work for branded devices, if there is not more than one RUU.
This Tool will work, if your device has one of the following CID's.
From the other thread that you aren't using anymore..
Originally Posted by Flashmaniac
u know how to adb and fastboot?
then do following:
adb shell getprop ro.cid
fastboot oem writecid VODAP001
will give some errors, just wait.
fastboot oem writecid VODAP001
will give erros again.
fastboot getvar cid
should display now VODAP001
if it does that, I can make a second downgrade just for vodafone devices.
---------- Post added at 06:52 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:56 PM ----------
I tried it out, got the following error no matter how many time I tried to change the CID
... INFOvreg_set: request is duplicated id 14
INFO shooter_u_init_sd, SD card power on ok
INFO[FAT_ERROR] fat_open_file: can not find SMART_IO.CRD
INFO[JAVACARD_ERR] SMART_IO.CRD cann't find
OKAY [ 1.122s]
finished. total time: 1.122s
Still remains as VODAP021
I have copied and pasted this into your new thread as per your comment above about which thread you will be helping in. Hope I don't break any rules by cross thread quoting
cant install Flash Image GUI because it is not free..
***found the free version here on xda
tried..still not working
*** Downgrade tool ***
This will automatically downgrade your misc to support flashing a lower version
*** Make sure you have the HTC Driverpackage installed before you proceed, and h
USB debugging turned on, charge only, HTC sync uninstalled! ***
Press enter to start.
remount failed: Operation not permitted
pushing new misc partition back to android
dd: can't open '/dev/block/mmcblk0p31': Permission denied
let android fully boot once now!!!
if your device is branded by a carrier, continue with step2
else if you can just run step3!
Press any key to continue . . .
tried step 3...didnt see HTC w/ loading bar and blue background
it was HTC w/ black background..then automatically reboots to bootloader
now my bootloader is
Hi! Last week I consulted you regarding my failed attempt using your superscripts on the older thread. Mine is on hboot 1.49.0011 and CID__044. I attempted again today and as expected failed again at Step3.EXE (missing the green progress bar) but this time I want to report the wierd behaviour seen during the failed attempt.
CID changed from CID__044 to CID__001 (permanent, even after reboot).
Bootloader remained UNLOCKED.
Attempt to manually relock the Bootloader successful but if the bootloader is rebooted, then it became unlocked again (so this means a temp relock only).
Tried to relock multiple times but whenever rebooted, bootloader UNLOCKED again.
At this state, changing to any desired CID is not a problem, it's locking the bootloader that is the problem.
--> this explained why Step3.EXE failed because the bootloader remained UNLOCKED after a quick reboot.
If change the CID back to the original CID, then the bootloader can be RELOCKED but after relocked, I'm no longer able to change the CID.
Is it possible (upon completion of Step1.EXE and/or Step2.EXE) for your RUU at Step3.EXE to proceed without doing a quick reboot? Meaning I relocked my bootloader and leave it at FASTBOOT USB? Because after a quick reboot, my bootloader became unlocked and RUU will fail.
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