Remove All Ads from XDA

Samsung Galaxy Ace backup imei number

1 posts
Thanks Meter: 0
By JayWeb, Junior Member on 9th March 2014, 08:01 PM
Post Reply Email Thread

I am going to change the ROM that is on my phone, I have done so previously and had no problems but thought it was time to change things up again

I was reading some instructions on how to install the ROM and it mentioned that I should backup my IMEI number. I have been trying to find a way to do this now for several days with no success.

The closest I have come to by using an app called "GalaxSim Unlock". It said it worked, although it only saved 1 file instead of the 3 that are meant to be there. All other apps just refuse to back it up.

Can someone point me in the direction of an app that will backup my IMEI or instructions on how to do it?

Thanks for any help.

11th March 2014, 09:04 PM |#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
Storage Do this
You just have to make backup of Your stl5 partition to sd card.


Download from Android Market app called Terminal Emulator
Turn ON flight mode

Run Terminal Emulator
In terminal emulator write:
su (push enter)
dd if=/dev/block/stl5 of=/sdcard/stl5.rfs (push enter)
reboot (push enter)

Thats all!

stl5.rfs file is now on Your sd card!
18th March 2014, 10:38 PM |#3  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
Im not sure at all, ive read touching the stl5 partition will brick our device, somebody can confirm that?
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes