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[Q] sgh-i717 random sim read error

24th January 2014, 08:02 AM |#1  
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hi. first and foremost. im new to forums and i apologize if this is in the wrong place but any help would be appreciated.

i have a samsung galaxy note sgh-i717. it's at&t but ive been using it on t-mobile. everything was working fine up until earlier this week. i have not done ANY rooting or customizing at all but i keep getting no sim error. this error pops up randomly a couple times a day. i have a micro sim that i cut myself but i have that sim tray thing that holds it in place so im sure it isnt a matter of the sim card sliding out of place. but i just cant figure out why this is happening. can someone,.. anyone,, please help me!??
 
 
25th January 2014, 05:50 AM |#2  
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i had the same problem a few days ago. for my fix it was the radio software needed to be changed. might work for you too.
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30th January 2014, 01:25 AM |#3  
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I had the same problem and reflashed the modem and it worked.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I717 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
31st January 2014, 03:39 PM |#4  
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Some people have reported luck with just replacing the SIM card and memory card reader. That didn't work for me.

I ended up buying a used motherboard on eBay for about $80 and replaced the entire thing myself. Thankfully the modular construction of the Note makes it really easy - did it in under 1/2 an hour. Problem solved.

The only thing I stupidly forgot to do is pull is backup the internal hard drive... so I ended up having to put the old board back in and pull everything off of it and then switch the new board back again. *sigh*
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Originally Posted by ufuknut

i had the same problem a few days ago. for my fix it was the radio software needed to be changed. might work for you too.

how do i go about doing that?
1st March 2014, 05:26 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by SgtTeabag

I had the same problem and reflashed the modem and it worked.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I717 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

thanks for replying. how do i go about doing that. is there a guide?
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