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(GOOGLE DOCS SPREADSHEET)ATT & Tmo IMEI thread/ Report issues & info here!

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17th July 2012, 06:10 AM   |  #1  
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UPDATE 7/29/2012 : PEOPLEARMY HAS FOUND A WAY TO BACK UP, RESTORE, OR INJECT YOUR IMEI! BELOW I WILL PASTE A LINK. THE PROBLEM APPEARS TO NOW HAVE A SOLUTION! PLEASE BE SURE TO THANK PEOPLEARMY, AND MOST OF ALL, IF AT ALL POSSIBLE I ENCOURAGE YOU TO DONATE TO HIM, AS HE HAS SAVED MANT PEOPLE FROM WARRANTY EXCHANGES, BRICKED DEVICES, AND MILD HEART ATTACKS!


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1801997

UPDATE 7/30/2012: IT APPEARS THAT USER "GEEK", WHO PLAYED A LARGE ROLE IN PEOPLEARMYS IMEI SOLUTION, HAS NOW WRAPPED UP THE BACK UP PROCESS INTO A VERY SIMPLE AND EASY TO USE TOOL THAT ONLY REQUIRES FREEWARE! BELOW YOU WILL FIND A LINK TO GEEKS TOOL & EASY TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS ACCOMPANIED BY A VIDEO DEMONSTRATION! PEOPLEARMY HAS SUGGESTED THAT HE BELIEVES IT WOULD BE BEST IF YOU WERE TO CREATE THE BACK UP USING BOTH METHODS. PLEASE BE SURE TO THANK GEEK WHEN YOU VISIT HIS "IMEI TOOL THREAD", AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, IF YOU ARE IN A POSITION TO DONATE THEN PLEASE DO. WITHOUT THE HARD WORK OF BOTH OF THESE USERS, MANY PEOPLE WOULD HAVE LOST THEIR VERY EXPENSIVE GS3'S!

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1804123
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17th July 2012, 06:23 AM   |  #2  
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Can u not just backup the EFS folder from the roother or not?

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17th July 2012, 06:31 AM   |  #3  
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Can u not just backup the EFS folder from the roother or not?

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No, that's not even working for people!

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17th July 2012, 06:32 AM   |  #4  
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Can u not just backup the EFS folder from the roother or not?

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No that doesn't work anymore.
17th July 2012, 07:03 AM   |  #5  
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I highly recommend you all read this thread & pass it on to other users! Maybe someone will post it in the Tmo development section also, but I wasn't sure if it was the proper place? This is a huge risk, and I don't want to see anyone else lose their phone, especially those without insurance!
17th July 2012, 07:30 AM   |  #6  
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I highly recommend you all read this thread & pass it on to other users! Maybe someone will post it in the Tmo development section also, but I wasn't sure if it was the proper place? This is a huge risk, and I don't want to see anyone else lose their phone, especially those without insurance!

Really? I flash anything I want with zero issues regarding the imei. Rocking along on Tmo. Maybe you should mention the carrier you are using in the op. The thread you linked is an att thread.
17th July 2012, 07:58 AM   |  #7  
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Really? I flash anything I want with zero issues regarding the imei. Rocking along on Tmo. Maybe you should mention the carrier you are using in the op. The thread you linked is an att thread.

It's not just AT&T , a couple T-MOBILE users are experiencing the same

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17th July 2012, 08:33 AM   |  #8  
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I just read this thread.. now im scared. i just flashed 2 different roms and a new kernel.

Will a previous nandroid restore it if the imei gets removed?
17th July 2012, 08:36 AM   |  #9  
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Does this affect sprint GS3 owner??
17th July 2012, 08:41 AM   |  #10  
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I just read this thread.. now im scared. i just flashed 2 different roms and a new kernel.

Will a previous nandroid restore it if the imei gets removed?

No

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Does this affect sprint GS3 owner??

Not known, but just assume so until proven otherwise.

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