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[Q] Lost my APN settings!

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By perttu.tuovinen, Member on 16th April 2012, 11:32 AM
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After a unsuccessful flashing of Semaphore 1.0 kernel for Slim ICS, I lost my recovery access. I tried to flash an old 2.3.3 rom (XXJVH I think, official nordic firmware) with Odin, but it failed several times. Then I managed to flash an XXJVU (European value pack) rom, but phone couldn't recognize my SIM card. I tried to flash JVH again, and it failed again. Then I reflashed XXJVH, and now my SGS would recognize SIM card, but all the APN settings are gone, and I can connect to internet only with wifi. I'm planning to flash CWM to my phone and then Slim ICS again, but will the APN settings be restored? I also considered restoring a nandroid backup of my old, working XXJVH.

Which option should I do? Does nandroid backup restore my APN settings, or are they stored elsewhere?

Also, can the APN settings reappear after flashing Slim ICS or some another rom?
16th April 2012, 12:40 PM |#2  
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Your apns will usualy include in ics roms.
For jvu you can flash jvh csc. Or you can type in your apn manualy.

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16th April 2012, 03:15 PM |#3  
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So, if I flash ICS, the APN settings can "mystically" reappear?
16th April 2012, 03:53 PM |#4  
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Just go to settings > wireless & networks > mobile networks > access point names then press menu button and add APN. If you don't know your APN settings just put to google your operator name and APN.
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16th April 2012, 05:00 PM |#5  
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Thanks for advice for both of you! I flashed ICSSGS and APN settings were restored automatically. Case closed.
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