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[Q] s3 mini missing imei help

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By qasim799, Senior Member on 30th April 2014, 03:45 PM
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Hi, i am facing a problem with my s3 mini GT-I8190 there is no imei when i go to settings under status the imei is unknown when i dial *#06# it shows null i restored my efs but no change i took a backup from working s3 mini and restored to my phone it is still null in efs ther is no nv_dta.bin file i looked in another working phone from i took backup that phone also don not have nv data file i am curious that how that phone works wihtout that nv_data.bin file please have look in your efs and tell me that you have the file or not because i think s3 mini works with that
 
 
30th April 2014, 03:57 PM |#2  
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I have these folder/files in my efs folder i hope it helps you a little :
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yes you also don't have that file it means i have complete efs then why imei is null can you help?
30th April 2014, 04:28 PM |#4  
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yes you also don't have that file it means i have complete efs then why imei is null can you help?

How you can see one of my uploaded screenshot, is in the imei folder a file with the name "mpe_code.dat". How much bytes does it taken in your efs/imei folder?
30th April 2014, 04:34 PM |#5  
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I searched for nv data file which is not present my mps code file size is 3 b

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30th April 2014, 05:16 PM |#6  
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I searched for nv data file which is not present my mps code file size is 3 b

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Which app or windows program you used for backing up your efs folder?
Maybe can ADB restore your efs folder but i'm NOT sure if it works.
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Which app or windows program you used for backing up your efs folder?
Maybe can ADB restore your efs folder but i'm NOT sure if it works.

i tried many tools like efs pro adb and i also tried spt octupus boxes
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i tried many tools like efs pro adb and i also tried spt octupus boxes

Then i am out of ideas. Sorry
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Then i am out of ideas. Sorry

the problem is not efs
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