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By kippsoft, Junior Member on 11th July 2012, 09:10 AM
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21st July 2012, 01:08 PM |#11  
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yes but there are sources for kernel only you need Android sources for your phone too
the single way is to get a CWM backup from somewhere...
to compile kernel sources take a look at this post

I can't believe that One Touch Upgrade is not working for your phone

Yes, it just says that Mobile is up to grade and stop the software ...
 
 
21st July 2012, 01:49 PM |#12  
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Yes, it just says that Mobile is up to grade and stop the software ...

well, find a recovery backup or request help from Alcatel tell them your phone is working but you have some software problems and you think an update/ reflash should solve it so ask them how to get update because One Touch Upgrade says that phone is up-to-date
they will answer you : I used this service in the past
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21st July 2012, 06:58 PM |#13  
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well, find a recovery backup or request help from tell them your phone is working but you have some software problems and you think an update/ reflash should solve it so ask them how to get update because One Touch Upgrade says that phone is up-to-date
they will answer you : I used this service in the past

Thank you. I have wrote to alcatel.
In fact I wonder if my alcatel si still guaranted even if I have rooted it ...
My operator can changed it next week. The phone Will be send to alcatel for a diagnostic but I dont know if they can find root or something like that. If yes i have to pay a big fine ...
24th July 2012, 03:15 PM |#14  
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Thank you. I have wrote to alcatel.
In fact I wonder if my alcatel si still guaranted even if I have rooted it ...
My operator can changed it next week. The phone Will be send to alcatel for a diagnostic but I dont know if they can find root or something like that. If yes i have to pay a big fine ...

I found THE solution of our problem man !!!!!
I found it !

I assume you have already Flash Tools and One Touch Upgrade 1.8.2

Step 1 : Download the file '2.3.5_Europe.zip' (file attachement)
Step 2 : Open Flash Tool
- Option --> Check USB MODE
- Option --> Backup Restore NVRAM --> Check Backup --> .....
- Scater-loading File --> "MT6573_Android_scatter.txt" (in 2.3.5_Europe)
- Click DOWNLOAD
Step 3 : Wait up to the end.

When it's finished, open One Touch Upgrade and do an Upgrade

It works very well now !!

Bye !

M@rCo (french developper)
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25th July 2012, 10:52 AM |#15  
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Thanks very much marcorennes,
It worked for me though it is showing me that the phone has two SIMs instead of one.
How can I go about that?
My Alcatel is OT-918 (without D/M/N).
What you gave me is for OT-918 D.
Give me way forward...but thanks
25th July 2012, 01:34 PM |#16  
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Thanks very much marcorennes,
It worked for me though it is showing me that the phone has two SIMs instead of one.
How can I go about that?
My Alcatel is OT-918 (without D/M/N).
What you gave me is for OT-918 D.
Give me way forward...but thanks

Yes, I have an Alcatel OT 918 (without M/D/N) too and I have the same thing (2 sims and 918d).

I think we have now kernel sources for the OT 918d and we can now install custom ROM for 918d in our OT 918.

I'm not sure but I will try (If it's fail, I will do the same thing to restore it).

I think it's better to have the firmware of the 918d instead of ... nothing
25th July 2012, 05:30 PM |#17  
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It is worth...
But let me ask...did your ever back the above files in your original OT-918.
By the way how do you back it up?
If you did,I would like to have a copy
I am very very grateful.
26th July 2012, 08:34 AM |#18  
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It is worth...
But let me ask...did your ever back the above files in your original OT-918.
By the way how do you back it up?
If you did,I would like to have a copy
I am very very grateful.

Hi !

I don't understand you're problem ... The files I shared work in you're phone no ?

I've put the zip files in my original OT-918 (with the manipulation described above) and I used the Alcatel One Touch Upgrade Update software.
26th July 2012, 07:27 PM |#19  
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It looks like you never understood me..
What I meant is..
Did you ever backup the original 3 files you posted before your flashed your phone with the ones for OT-918D?
I followed your instructions and I have a working phone though showing two SIMs.
I have a friend that is planning to acquire OT-918(without D/M/N) just like the ones we have.
I wanted so that I can use his images to restore back to my original system..
Thanks man
26th July 2012, 07:49 PM |#20  
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Ok ! I understand ! ^^

No, I have never backed up the originals three files ... I tried to install a custom ROM but I did it without thinking (it was a custom ROM of a 918 D) ...

The only way I found to have a working phone is to put in my phone the three files I posted (original files for a 918d)... And I don't know how it works but it works !

But when you're friend will have his phone, can you send these files for me please ?

Thanks !

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26th July 2012, 08:08 PM |#21  
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I will surely do
Just give me the procedure of backing the three files..
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