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    Post [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    These are meant to be used with TWRP. I suppose it is possible that Flashify could work, but I have never tested such a thing. So the usual disclaimer that you are completely on your own to try it. Along the same lines, the phone that I booted/tested all these on had (and still has) the NC4...
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    Post [Official] Note 3 Verizon Bootloader Unlock

    ce_lloyd See this thread. You are not going to like it. Since those posts, PL1 was released. It did not increment the RP SWREV flags (meaning that while you can roll back "a little bit", you cannot roll back prior to NK1 if you are on NK1/OB6/OF1/PL1). Your only customization option is going...
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    Post Root PL1?

    Not afaik. If you want rooted stock(-ish) PL1 though, a workaround is to: A) roll back to OF1 stock (w/Odin), B) root w/ one of the Yemen tools* C) unlock the bootloader again (CID is already changed on a previously unlocked phone but the Odin stock flash in step (A) re-locks the bootloader)...
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    Post Root n900v 5.0 of1 one click

    Go and get any of the OB6/OF1/PL1 factory firmware (for the SM-N900V) from sammobile.com and flash it using Odin. Note that you will lose 100% of the content on your phone doing this.. If you don't know what that means, use the search function. You might need to register on the Sammobile.com...
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    Post Root?

    Rollback flash (Factory Stock) OF1 with Odin and attempt root with one or the other Yemen tools. The first step should be straightforward; the 2nd seems to give mixed results. (Possibly because the exploit targets a race condition?) If you look at those (Yemen root) threads, you'll note...
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    Post Vzw note 3 wifi issue

    Try running that script (say in a terminal emulator) I posted in my reply. If you see the wlan0 interface bouncing up and down it suggests a hardware problem (given that you said the symptom is on all WiFi networks). I suppose it could be software... but until you start digging for more...
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    Post Vzw note 3 wifi issue

    One possibility is that your connection actually is bouncing. (Continuously disconnecting/reconnecting) If that were the case then the frequent messages are appropriate, but symptomatic of some other problem such as hardware (flakey antenna connection?) or a strange software stack...
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    Post TWRP on 5.0?

    https://dl.twrp.me/hltevzw/ (Note hltevzw) Any of the 3.x...-4.4 series should work, but: - AryaMod requires a 2.8.x series because of its use of the Aroma installer, see that thread for details - Some "hlte" unified build ROMs that are compatible with the SM-N900V (hltevzw) won't install...
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    Post [Official] Note 3 Verizon Bootloader Unlock

    For every variant of the Note3 for which this exploit worked, there existed a developer edition of that device variant, and presumably at least one owner of each such device type consented to letting his/her bootloader signature be copied. That's because this exploit in effect "clones" an...
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    Post Fastboot Waiting for Device - TWRP Installation

    EDIT - skip to bottom The use of fastboot to interact with bootloader firmware is NOT universal among Android handset makers. In particular, Samsung. Fastboot hasn't worked with Samsung android devices for a long time (it possibly never did). The nearest analagous equivalent is Samsung's...
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    Post Sm-n900v rooted unlocked twrp flashed but where is my SD CARD

    The unlocking step overwrites the external (removable) SD card with a copy of the first 256 MB of your flash memory chip before it modifies the "aboot" partition. A side effect of this is that the card won't mount correctly any longer without re-formatting it. To be completely safe (you'll...
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    Post Complete backup???

    First you need to state whether you have a safestrap ROM or a unlocked bootloader and real custom recovery. Huge difference. You should also bear in mind that if you are suffering from a corruption issue somewhere, a "complete" backup and restore merely records the corrupted data and restores...
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    Post lcd replacement info

    Update June 12th/13th 2017 Seller has provided no communication to me other than issuing an RMA through eBay's return process. USPS indicates that they received my return 02 June; 10 days later, no communication and also no refund. Escalating via eBay. We'll see what happens from here. eBay...
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    Post is LTE Advanced possible on the Verizon Galaxy Note 3

    What does "with the latest update in Hardware" mean? I looked in /efs - based on my own handset I'm thinking you can estimate the time factory testing was performed with the timestamp on /efs/FactoryApp/test_nv or /efs/FactoryApp/baro_delta (Mine is November 2013) I vaguely remember seeing...
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    I would imagine that more than 90% of the folks using this ROM have a VZW SIM card in their phone and are using LTE - without the symptoms you describe. Myself included. FWIW I'm using the phantom kernel but I think it might be one or two releases or two back from whatever is current; the ID...
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    Post does lte-advanced on Verizon Galaxy Note 3

    Point was that folks that don't know what they are talking about won't recognize themselves as being the persons you asked to not post. This is an internet forum requiring no credentials nor training to participate; and it cost you nothing to post. So you'll probably get your money's worth...
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    Post does lte-advanced on Verizon Galaxy Note 3

    Apparently you've never read about the Dunning Kruger Effect Research so compelling it won an Ig Nobel Prize .
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    Post [Official] Note 3 Verizon Bootloader Unlock

    That suggests some difficulty (e.g. write failures) with the external SD card. There is a version of the tool compiled for people with non-functioning SD card slots provided by donc113 . You could try that - search for it in the thread. The only way what you did could affect WiFi would be if...
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    Post lcd replacement info

    Seller is misrepresenting their goods. I ordered one. Arrived on time, decent packaging, etc. Looked new. But alas, wasn't. It worked, but showed a heavy burn-in pattern on the screen. Additionally, immediately after re-assembly, the cover glass started lifting away from the mid-frame...
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    Post [Official] Note 3 Verizon Bootloader Unlock

    Doubtful. Samsung has a profit incentive to use their own (0x15) eMMC chips. But having millions of handset units ready to go worldwide on launch day probably makes it difficult to do that - build quantity isn't instantaneous. And in any event it is commonplace to have second source...
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    Post Verizon Note 3 - No ServiceMode

    I don't have an answer, only a few suggestions and a hypothesis. If you have an old efs partition dump (debrick image anyone?) you could (loopback) mount that blob of bytes (read-only) and do checksum of all files or simply just file timestamp checks against a more recent backup (or partition...
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    Post [Official] Note 3 Verizon Bootloader Unlock

    Yes. eMMC CIDs beginning with 0x15 only.
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    The unlocker binary is just an ARM executable program which can be run from a command line on the phone. So long as you can get a root shell prompt, you can run it. Doesn't matter whether you start with "adb shell" from a PC or use a terminal emulator app on the phone; the method is essentially...
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    Not helpful at all. There are about 1 billion ways this stuff can fail, so a report of "doesn't work" is useful to exactly nobody. Try stating what BL firmware version you have, which kernel you flashed, which recovery version you installed with, what non-default Aroma installer options you...
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    I did not mention "sideloading" anywhere. Unless what you mean by that is "flashing a ROM using a custom recovery".
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    We're sort of jacking Szcar's thread here. "locked bootloader" means the only things that can be booted are Samsung-signed boot images (whether we're talking about the normal boot or a recovery boot). It's actually even worse than that - the "refusal to boot" even includes (factory)...
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    Post [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    golfslicer Thanks for the props. Nah, you just need to up your game. See here. Those tools from xpirt are the reasons these ROMs exist - they remove the tedious and error-prone process of hand-creating the old style of "updater-script". These links are also helpful: mkboot { xiaolu }...
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    spatterson Safestrap was not "an old version of TWRP". It had a (now) older version of TWRP built into it that was compatible with the trickery Safestrap engaged in. But that's beside the point. Safestrap's raison d' etre was because of a locked bootloader - the only boot image that could be...
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    Post Getting SM-N900V to work with tracfone

    can't answer your first question but use hltevzw *if you need to get around an "Error 7" condition when attempting to install a ROM or other ".zip" installation bundle using the custom recovery, you can alway delete the "assert" statement the ROM developer puts in the...
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    Post Partition problems, no ERI, Unknown IMEI, no USB

    If you unlocked your bootloader using the "standard method" then the "debrick" image you created on the SD card has a backup of literally every partition EXCEPT the ones that you would normally flash with Odin (or a ROM, e.g. boot, system, userdata, cache etc). The reason that that unlocking...
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    Post Samsung galaxy note 3 Verizon help help help

    dipankar.c2bs You might look into getting your CSC "sales_code" changed. I'm not sure if that is entirely the problem, but it is likely related. Even the USA Verizon ROMs come preloaded with databases that are used to provide custom parameters for a variety of carriers and locations...
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    Post [KERNEL] Phantom Kernel for Android 6.0.1 TouchWiz Roms

    Appearances are that during charging with the phone "off", the Samsung bootloader(s) play a sneaky trick: they actually boot the installed kernel, but wire into place a "private" ramdisk - not the one which is packed together with the kernel, but rather one that is stored in the bootloader...
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    Post [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    I'm not entirely sure but in the past it has been typical that MVNO subscribers did not have access to "the latest" (i.e. fastest mobile data transfer) technology that are available on the "real" carrier network - even if the phone is identical. It's a business thing, not a technology issue...
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    Post [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    Sure about that? assert(getprop("ro.product.device") == "SM-N900V" || getprop("ro.build.product") == "SM-N900V" || getprop("ro.product.device") == "hltevzw" || getprop("ro.build.product") == "hltevzw" || abort("This package is for device: SM-N900V,hltevzw; this device is " +...
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    Post My story of almost bricked into rooted, unlocked bootloader, and custom rom

    Glad it worked out for you in the end. From making a few mistakes I know that sinking feeling "oh no, what have I done?" FWIW, the bootloader unlock method (in principle) works from nearly ANY ROM which is rooted - so, you would have saved yourself a bunch of time if you had started with that...
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    Post [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    ^this. The custom recoveries don't do any fancy hardware detection during the assert in META-INF/com/google/android/update-script ; they merely check the value in the script against the property ro.product.device that is established by init from reading the /default.prop file when the...
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    Post Its been a while, and I have some questions

    as root cat /proc/cmdline and you'll see it in the name/value pair androidboot.bootloader= Because of how you are asking this question, it might be reasonable to assume that you never flashed a modem separately from a bootloader, so all chances are that your bootloader is also NC2 If that's...
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    Post Its been a while, and I have some questions

    What bootloader version are you on ("4.4" is ambiguous) and does your phone have a eMMC (flash memory chip) with a CID value beginning with 0x15? (You can use the market app "eMMC Brickbug Check" to find the CID value.) Not all phones which are rooted can be unlocked (specifically devices...
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    Post Ouch

    Thanks. I looked at a bunch of those LOCA gluing vids on youtube and started pricing things (both parts and used phones) last night, and came to pretty much the same conclusion. I suppose I could buy a used phone and attempt the less expensive (glass replacement) repair method - if it...
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    Post Trouble installing JasmineROM

    paramax55 You didn't flash the ROM, that's why it looks identical. LOL. The only thing you flashed was the boot image. If you look at the instructions at https://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=62769340&postcount=11940 You'll see there are *three* parts: part1, everbody do this...
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    Post Trouble installing JasmineROM

    You know, I just looked at your OP again, and I notice that you ONLY mentioned lk_hltevzw-v6.4.zip and nothing else besides that. If that was the only thing that you flashed, and nothing but that, then all you flashed was a boot image and the ROM ( /system image) would indeed look...
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    Post [Official] Note 3 Verizon Bootloader Unlock

    Not known but certainly not easily. The CID has to be programmed in to the chip after it is manufactured, so it obviously can be programmed by somebody. (Possibly only once; but if any number of times - very likely through an undocumented set of vendor-specific commands.) It is likely that...
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    Post Trouble installing JasmineROM

    By "trouble" do you mean "unmet expectations", or something else? Usually "trouble" indicates broken functionality, an inability to reproduce instructions because of a departure from expected behavior. From what you reported, I don't see any indications of "trouble installing". The original...
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    Post Ouch

    First quote I got from a repair service is $190 "out the door". About $130 for the LCD+Wacom Digitizer+Glass assembly and $50+tax for labor. I understand the issue is that the gorilla glass is glued to the digitizer, so repair shops regard the process of cover glass replacement to be too...
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    Thread Ouch

    Dropped my naked & beloved Note3 onto the concrete. Screen is cracked, wacom encoder still seems good (, but I'll test it more thoroughly tonight.) Have any of you replaced (or used a repair service to replace) only the cover glass? Comments on your experiences are welcomed - costs, places...
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    Post Not able to root N900V, Pls Help

    Not true. He can Odin flash back to OB6 or OF1 stock firmware. The bootloader RP SWREV flags did not increment between OF1 and PL1 (or so I am told), so there shouldnt be an issue back-rev'ing. (Kind of a surprise actually; I expect Big Red to try and screw us at every turn.)
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    Post Error Installing TWRP on my SGN3 (N900V)

    1) You can typically find some amount of info about firmware version somewhere underneath Settings --> About. If you haven't fooled with flashing modems, the "baseband" version will be the same as the bootloader version. 2) Alternatively, the device bootloader "self-reports" itself in the...
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    Post Error Installing TWRP on my SGN3 (N900V)

    The symptoms sure sound like your bootloader is simply unable to properly set up the boot image that is in the recovery partition, or it passes control to the kernel, which wedges and eventually a watchdog timer barks (and it then goes back to the regular boot). Either one of those indicate a...
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    Post [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    Took a look over in my AFH area at the file counts to see what the activity level was. (The Note 3 is an "old" device, 3 years is approximately infinitely old LOL) Over 60 downloads of the ROMs (OF1 and PL1 mostly) and about the same count for modems.** And yet not a single report here of...
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    Post [ROM][TW][Aroma]AryaMod Port S7Edge 6.0.1 Port V6.6 [17 February 2017][EOL]

    I don't know if this is your issue or not, but something that I *think* I've noticed is that some modern apps - those that are capable of operating successfully when the user denies a permission request - seem to fail to ask for the permission in the first place (Maybe my memory is getting bad...