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[SHARE] CM11 Network Trick

OP shiromau

28th May 2014, 09:27 AM   |  #1  
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Hie Friends I Have News For You... Somehow I Manage to have network on CM11 FXP317... I want to share those steps for you Guys...

Caution...

Steps Are experimental... These steps works for me... Hope they Will work for you too...i'm working On them...

Requirements...

1. XMS with stock 4.3 Rooted With CWM Recovery...
2. CM11 317 or Above (Mine is FXP317) + Gapps

Steps...

1. Boot your 4.3 stock and uninstall all user apps + useless stock apps + Google apps and make your rom clean rooted or you can restore backups of this link

2. Making Maximum free space on Internal Storage is Important otherwise u can not get more installation space on CM11...

3. After this settings boot up in recovery and follow steps below...
wipe cache partition >> Go to mounts and storage >> format data and cache >> Go to Advanced >> format dalvik cache...
(Caution - Don't do wipe data/factory reset or format system or anything which can clean your system partition...)

4. After doing this flash your CM11 Zip directly on base of your 4.3 stock + flash gapps (only if you uninstalled your 4.3 gapps)...

5. After flashing reboot your phone and you will see network on your CM11...

6. In Addition you can use these steps to swap your internal with your SD...

More Tips...

Google apps of our android 4.3 dosent supports in 4.4 cm11 so it is necessary to uninstall all google apps before flashing CM11... otherwise you will get error after flashing CM11...

Credits...

zeyad xu for memory swapping tutorial
Bonoboo for clean backups...

My Remarks...

CM11 is working fine with no errors and giving better battery life...

Don't forget to share your reviews... Good luck...
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28th May 2014, 12:43 PM   |  #2  
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It's good that you share your thoughts, but there already correct guide how to get network on CM11 builds starting FXP317 / fresh customs.
And it's in first post of CM11 thread
Guide here

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Originally Posted by shiromau

Making Maximum free space on Internal Storage is Important otherwise u can not get more installation space on CM11...

Huh? Uninstalling apps / deleting files from internal storage fully unnecessary for installing CM.
Because it fits only in /system partition, installation process don't care about free space on internal storage.

And anyway you wipe /data from recovery, so all user apps will be surely deleted and there will be full free space.
System apps will be deleted too:

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Originally Posted by shiromau

Google apps of our android 4.3 dosent supports in 4.4 cm11
so it is necessary to uninstall all google apps before flashing CM11... otherwise you will get error after flashing CM11

gapps stored in /system partition
With installing CM11 that partition formatted > all deleted > no "base of 4.3 stock"
There no any reason remove it while phone on 4.3

Cause of your error was something other.
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28th May 2014, 01:54 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by shiromau

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really bro..all these are unnecessary ..
flash 4.3 ftf of c1904 or c1905[i just used c1904] ...boot it once..now power off
now flash cm11 kernel,wipe data,cache,system
now flash cm11 zip,gapps reboot...thats all
using cm11 on XMD [c2004] with working network..
28th May 2014, 05:10 PM   |  #4  
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Its unnecessary. /system gets wiped when installing CM11. So no use of installing it over 4.3 stock. You just need to boot into 4.3 baseband and then simply, you have the needed baseband for the CM11 builds.
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