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old captivate question

OP bimfi

29th January 2014, 06:11 PM   |  #1  
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In January of 2011, I rooted and unlocked my Samsung Captivate running Android 2.2. Now that I have upgraded to a new/different phone, I want to factory reset my Captivate before giving it away. I was looking on my PC for my unlock code, in case the factory reset re-locked the phone, but could not find it. I tried to get the code again from my phone using the "SuperOneClick" app, but when I ran it it failed. It gave me the following message:


Waiting for device...


Preparing to copy nv_data.bin to sd...
rm failed for /sdcard/nv_data.bin, Read-only file system


Copying nv_data.bin to sd...
cannot create /sdcard/nv_data.bin: read-only file system


Pulling nv_data.bin...
remote object '/sdcard/nv_data.bin' does not exist


Reading nv_data.bin...
Unlock code: FFFFFFFF

So, my question is really this. Will factory reset re-lock the phone?

Update: I took the plunge and went ahead with the factory unlock. After it rebooted, it was true to word reset. Except that it DID remain UNLOCKED. That was good to know.
Last edited by bimfi; 29th January 2014 at 11:43 PM. Reason: Update
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