I followed these instructions and they worked for me on CM 10.1 if you are on a MIUI ROM don't even bother as xposed doesn't work on it (causes a boot loop)
I'm on wind mobile up in Canad...
just got my tracking number tonight around 6, left the warehouse yesterday at 4:40.. I was a ships by nov 8th, so I'm happy I got it early-ish..
hopefully more of you get some emails!
I've had success with a toothbrush and brake cleaner...
Take the phone apart if you can and clean the internals up. I'm sure there's a guide on taking it apart somewhere.