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Hi. So here's the thing:

I was trying to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 and I kinda messed up. I chose the DM/DUN/RmNet over HSUSB option from the *#9090# where it said that all NV data will be erased, and I chose YES. Then after reboot, I didn't get any signal from my carrier. I've tried other SIMs, but nothing changed.

Then I found out that I needed an EFS backup or something like that, which unfortunately I didn't make.

I tried flashing the original stock rom (MDE), but nothing happened. I updated the rom to MDM, but then the baseband version became unknown and the IMEI number became NULL. So I flashed the MDE rom again and I got the IMEI and baseband version back. Then I tried to root my phone. Root was successful, so I tried to use EFS Professional. I backed up everything, and restored but nothing changed,

I know the phone reads the SIM card because I can see the SIM Toolkit change to the carrier's. The problem is I don't get any signal.

Can anyone please help me?
 
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Hi. So here's the thing:

I was trying to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 and I kinda messed up. I chose the DM/DUN/RmNet over HSUSB option from the *#9090# where it said that all NV data will be erased, and I chose YES. Then after reboot, I didn't get any signal from my carrier. I've tried other SIMs, but nothing changed.

Then I found out that I needed an EFS backup or something like that, which unfortunately I didn't make.

I tried flashing the original stock rom (MDE), but nothing happened. I updated the rom to MDM, but then the baseband version became unknown and the IMEI number became NULL. So I flashed the MDE rom again and I got the IMEI and baseband version back. Then I tried to root my phone. Root was successful, so I tried to use EFS Professional. I backed up everything, and restored but nothing changed,

I know the phone reads the SIM card because I can see the SIM Toolkit change to the carrier's. The problem is I don't get any signal.

Can anyone please help me?
I did the same thing. I did make a NV Backup. Copied them back but that didn't change the no signal problem. I have tried odin back stock root and unrooted. Some how you have to get out of the DM/DUN/RmNet over HSUSB setting and back in DM/DUN over HSIC but I can't find a way. Can you get into the *#9090# without it being blanked out settings?
 
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Did either of you ever manage to solve this? I have the same problem.
 
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I bought a new phone for my girlfriend a s4 and copied the nv items from her new phone to my phone. I had service, changed esn spc and reflashed my phone. Everything is working great now

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Great news! Any chance of getting a copy of the NV items so I can try this aswell?
 
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I bought a new phone for my girlfriend a s4 and copied the nv items from her new phone to my phone. I had service, changed esn spc and reflashed my phone. Everything is working great now

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Hi , can u plz tell me where is nv_data on s4 i9505 bcoz i can't see nv_data on i9505 efs folder.
 
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If snow is coming in like its suppose to in va tomorrow. If not I will do it this weekend. I will tell everyone in detail what I did and what programs I used to restore my phone to get service back on my phone.

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That would be amazing. I look forward to your post.
 
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If snow is coming in like its suppose to in va tomorrow. If not I will do it this weekend. I will tell everyone in detail what I did and what programs I used to restore my phone to get service back on my phone.

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I have to start out by saying that my phone is Sprint Samsung S4(SPH-L720). I’m not sure if this is going to help you. I came here for help. Hoping that I can help out because this site has helped me so much the last four year I have been here. And of course I’m not responsible in anyway for what you do to your device. Just posting what I did to fix my phone. Programs used Win7 64-bit (WIN XP should work), Odin3 v3.07, EFS_Professional_2.0.72, QPST 2.7 Build 422, HxD, DFS CDMA Tool Demo.

My old phone and new phone I bought did not have knox bootloader on them.

First thing I did to both was flash (Oldest Firmware) SPH-L720_MDC_Rooted_Restore.tar.md5 with Odin3 v3.07. Updated both SuperSU and BusyBox from PlayStore on both phones.

Then I used EFS_Professional_2.0.72 to Backup all NV Items from new phone that had cell service. Turned phone off and pulled battery. Then Formatted all NV Items on old phone and restored backup from new phone. Restarted and had cell bars in status bar. So I knew I was good to good with flashing my service back on the device.

Using QPST 2.7 Build 422, HxD, and DFS CDMA Tool Demo verison will work just fine to do what you need to do. Go to Device Manager and find what com port your device is on. Open QPST Configuration click “Add New Port…” the com port will not be visible but if you type “COMXX” in both port and port label it will be added to qpst configuration. Example is my port COM23 so I added COM23. Close window and open DFS connect com and send spc and pwd close DFS. Note: “You have to send SPC then Pwd with DFS before using any programs on QPST.” Open EFS Explorer send spc go to directory nvm\num copy items 0 85 1943 to desktop. Use HxD to zero out items. Then delete items from nvm\num directory on EFS Explorer. Then copy the zeroed out items back to phone. Reset phone and open DFS and restore original setting that came with the phone. You should be able to restore MEID, ESN, SPC, and IMEI with DFS.

I hope XDA Developers will understand that this is just restoring your phone back to original state. That is exactly what I did. Hope this helps you.

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