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Chinese Lumia "Jailbreak"

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By th0mas96, Member on 21st January 2014, 04:26 PM
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12th February 2014, 03:17 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by ngame

I think they use Riff

i guess this shouldn't matter.
jtag is jtag
12th February 2014, 04:33 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by DavidinCT

Would love to see one of our local experts here on XDA to take a look over this to know if it is any good AND is it only for the 920, will it work on the 928 (claimed same phone with some upgrades to hardware)....

I was able to deploy it, but it asked for wp7 tools??

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Statement: Informations relating jailbreak is now not ready to be released. According to the POANDSOUL team, the jailbreak is still in progress now, while there are a lot of work not done yet. They have invited a small number of users and developers to their close test. And we are sorry that this stage is still not suitable for the public beta. As a news media, Silen Tech has already tried everything we can to report, but the release of a tutorial without proper jailbreak tools is surely out of the question. Therefore, please be patient until the release of jailbreak by the POANDSOUL team.
12th February 2014, 08:48 PM |#13  
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I don't think there will ever be a software "jailbreak" for Lumias.
There might be a hardware-solution, but just unlocking with usb is way more difficult.

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13th February 2014, 08:54 PM |#14  
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I wonder if it would be possible to replace the SoC and get unblown fuses. Apparently they can be ordered pretty cheap from china.
14th February 2014, 06:52 AM |#15  
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Originally Posted by lordmaxey

Yes, that sounds realistic. I guess they used JTAG Method.

I opened up a thread in ATF support forum here:
and if i may quote product-supporter X-Shadow:

So, i don't think the "JTAG-hack" can only be applied to engineering phones without that blown fuse...
There's still hope.

If they only would release their stuff, i could try the jtag hack with my lumia 920 and my atf box.
Would be fun

I believe there's a pad of a resistor near the chip that needs to either be pulled to ground during reset, or pulled high after reset.
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