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finally found a fix for imei repair for note 2 gt-n7100 and thought id share hopefully it helps someone out

first a bit of background about phone and error
- Phone is a n7100 international version i'm guessing its originally from el salvador since thats were i'm located and a customer brought in phone. The customer stated someone attempted to unlock the phone and damaged imei and had left the phone stuck in a boot loop.
- Going through recovery and factory reseting would not work.
- Unable to find original firmware for any carrier from here i used mexico telcel 4.3 official to flash to stock usin odin v3.09
- The flash worked perfectly and wifi blue tooth and just about everything worked perfectly except imei showed 004999010640000
- i attempted to unlock phone with z3x since it has autoroot for this model but no luck i kept getting error coode 0001
- Various places i read online mentioned that to root n7100 on 4.3 phone had to be factory unlock so i searched and searched and found root files for n7100 that made no mention of phone being unlocked, i did this with odin 1.85 verison and proper root file
- i successfully rooted phone
- after i unlocked using z3x v16.8 tool
- after unlocking phone i attempted to repair imei with z3x but was unable to for some reason i had to re-root phone with odin 1.85
- after resinstalling root i did imei repair with z3x box and results were positive. the imei was repaired and im able to make and receive calls aswell as use data plan, here is the proof with pictures

I'M SHARING BECAUSE XDA AND ITS MEMBERS HAVE SAVED MY ASS NUMEROUS TIMES WITH HELPFULL INFO

message me if you need links to files i used


Selected model: N7100
Selected port: COM15 Z3X BOX Serial Port
Selected port speed: 115200
Searching ADB device... OK
Reading phone info...
Model: GT-N7100
Android version: 4.3
Product code: Not Active
Phone version: N7100XXUEMJ9
PDA version: N7100XXUEMK9
CSC version: N7100OXFEMK3
IMEI: 004999010640000
Phone S/N: RV1D122F5RN
Checking Super user right... true
Reading nv data... OK
Reading modem... OK
Reading kernel... OK
Patching kernel... OK
Checking magic... OK
Running zTool, please wait... OK
Detected new type of security
Calculating... OK
Patching modem... OK
Writing data to phone... OK
Rebooting phone... OK
Repair done
Done with Samsung Tool v.16.8

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Can you teach me how to repair my imei.
I got the same problem with you
pls tell me steps by steps.thx
 
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Can you teach me how to repair my imei.
I got the same problem with you
pls tell me steps by steps.thx
you need to have z3x box to repair imei, or ns pro box or octupus box might work but i used z3x with instructions listed above. in pictures it shows base im using
 
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you need to have z3x box to repair imei, or ns pro box or octupus box might work but i used z3x with instructions listed above. in pictures it shows base im using
And it costs about 150 with box,credits and activator.

Have the same problem
 
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Hello, I have same problem. I didn't backup my efs folder before I upgrade. So pls help me out too. Am from Nigeria and how can I get the Box. Thanks

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finally found a fix for imei repair for note 2 gt-n7100 and thought id share hopefully it helps someone out

first a bit of background about phone and error
- Phone is a n7100 international version i'm guessing its originally from el salvador since thats were i'm located and a customer brought in phone. The customer stated someone attempted to unlock the phone and damaged imei and had left the phone stuck in a boot loop.
- Going through recovery and factory reseting would not work.
- Unable to find original firmware for any carrier from here i used mexico telcel 4.3 official to flash to stock usin odin v3.09
- The flash worked perfectly and wifi blue tooth and just about everything worked perfectly except imei showed 004999010640000
- i attempted to unlock phone with z3x since it has autoroot for this model but no luck i kept getting error coode 0001
- Various places i read online mentioned that to root n7100 on 4.3 phone had to be factory unlock so i searched and searched and found root files for n7100 that made no mention of phone being unlocked, i did this with odin 1.85 verison and proper root file
- i successfully rooted phone
- after i unlocked using z3x v16.8 tool
- after unlocking phone i attempted to repair imei with z3x but was unable to for some reason i had to re-root phone with odin 1.85
- after resinstalling root i did imei repair with z3x box and results were positive. the imei was repaired and im able to make and receive calls aswell as use data plan, here is the proof with pictures

I'M SHARING BECAUSE XDA AND ITS MEMBERS HAVE SAVED MY ASS NUMEROUS TIMES WITH HELPFULL INFO

message me if you need links to files i used


Selected model: N7100
Selected port: COM15 Z3X BOX Serial Port
Selected port speed: 115200
Searching ADB device... OK
Reading phone info...
Model: GT-N7100
Android version: 4.3
Product code: Not Active
Phone version: N7100XXUEMJ9
PDA version: N7100XXUEMK9
CSC version: N7100OXFEMK3
IMEI: 004999010640000
Phone S/N: RV1D122F5RN
Checking Super user right... true
Reading nv data... OK
Reading modem... OK
Reading kernel... OK
Patching kernel... OK
Checking magic... OK
Running zTool, please wait... OK
Detected new type of security
Calculating... OK
Patching modem... OK
Writing data to phone... OK
Rebooting phone... OK
Repair done
Done with Samsung Tool v.16.8

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can you explain why still it says product code inactive?
 
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can you explain why still it says product code inactive?
i'm assuming that because at the time of reading the phone info the imei and possibly other folders were damaged, Once processed finished i didn't bother to re read info with box because the process work. also it was a customer phone so i no longer have access to it.

for people interested in purchasing z3x samsung box, theres plenty of links on ebay and various sites.
For repair shops hobbist it works great and well worth investment. my z3x box has easily paid for itself 20x over.

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