Originally Posted by Jtrain88
Yes i realize the risk, and I'm actually not too worried about them. I don't at all think the phone will stop working, however I still can't get the modem on here anyway. I have tried the tar, and bin with no luck. If anybody is willing to put something together I'm willing to test it out. Fortunately in my line of work, it wouldn't be a big deal to get another S5.
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I have made all the proper backups. Not to mention I'm not a noob to this, having built a few Roms myself.
Actually, on both the galaxy s4 and s3 you had to flash the modem of the carrier- I had the international s3 last, and flashing the T-Mobile modem made a vast difference in battery life and signal.
I've kanged some Roms, I'm no noob either.. And no one has given any actual reason to fear- considering I worked in a repair shop doing this for customers with the last 2 generations.
I'm actually having opposite issue- smg900az(cricket branded phone), using a T-Mobile ROM that's been ported onto the smg900a device.. But didn't include the modem.
Can't the modem be installed in download mode using fastboot?
Or if you've made your own Roms, find a stock Rom or aftermarket one you like that includes a modem- unzip it, replace the file and rename it the same, or change in the update script which file it uses.. And turn off signature checking before flashing.
But hell man.. My cricket branded phone is basically just an att phone- why not just trade with me (both problems solved) or see if you find someone local to trade with?
And if it's so easy to get another s5.. Is that financially, or because you work there?
Only reason I haven't traded or sold mine to go the easy way.. I finally have it setup perfectly with my tablet for my business..
Yet at this moment I'm waving my phone around clicking send hoping it will post, while my buddy with a crappy boost Mobile phone gets perfect signal..
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