I am no longer trying to troubleshoot this issue because I returned the unusable device to T-Mobile under the PHP terms. I am leaving these steps and findings for anyone else who wants to continue trying to resolve the issues detailed above.
Try S-off first. Do it right way.
Then if you can't do anything to get it running or get boot loops, you should try S-on.
I feel it's perfect after 2 day and nothing worry about that.. Flash Temporary-Radio-Installer-V4 if your phone auto re...
I'm having the same issues. How do I flash that partition?
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You need to get the file onto your sdcard partition. You can probably do this while S-ON on a working RUU but I haven't tried yet. If y...
If you previously installed a radio that altered your rcdata partition then you will need to clear that up.
Previous RUUs going all the way back to ICS don't fix it.
You didn't expand more on your phone's settings but if you're forced to be ...
You're experiencing the rcdata partition problem. Reflash the rcdata partition from adb if you can. (see my post, as I'm not sure how to get adb shell working exactly it just does it when it wants to)
If not, install the RUU for JB 4.1.2 Sense 4+...