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Some how my efs folder contents got deleted while flashing, or restoring a nand backup. Nothing crazy, but now only data works can't call, or receive texts. I've found some topics on this, none pertaining to the S5 how ever. So long story short my efs folder is empty, and I have no backup. I was wondering if there is some type of fix like this - http://zidroid.com/how-to-fix-failed...y-s3-gt-i9300/

I've also tried to reflash stock firmware via Odin with no luck.

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Some how my efs folder contents got deleted while flashing, or restoring a nand backup. Nothing crazy, but now only data works can't call, or receive texts. I've found some topics on this, none pertaining to the S5 how ever. So long story short my efs folder is empty, and I have no backup. I was wondering if there is some type of fix like this - http://zidroid.com/how-to-fix-failed...y-s3-gt-i9300/

I've also tried to reflash stock firmware via Odin with no luck.

Thanks for any help.

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In your nandroid backup, did you select EFS?? If you did you can use Nandroid Manager Pro and extract your EFS files and be good to go!
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Unfortunately my nand backups didn't work I tried restoring efs with them, and had no luck.

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Flash the APN fix in the sprint Android Dev section brotha.

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APN flash did nothing. But was able to call tech support, and did a "CHLS Refresh". I'm able to make/receive calls, and send/receive texts. However my efs folder is still empty, but everything works...

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Every time I reboot my phone it still says I'm in Factory mode, efs folder is still empty. Is it time to bring it in? Lol

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Finally after trying a few things I finally figured it out, and now have files in my EFS folder, and no longer boot into "Factory Mode".
Here are the steps I used -
  • Boot your device into recovery mode
  • Connect your device to PC via USB cable
  • In recovery mode Choose “mount and storage > mount /system”
  • Open ADB command window and type :
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su

mke2fs /dev/block/mmcblk0p12

mount -w -t /dev/block/mmcblk0p12

reboot
Credits go to http://zidroid.com/how-to-fix-failed...y-s3-gt-i9300/ I just changed a few things to work with the Partition Table of the S5.
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