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Jyndon

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Mar 18, 2018
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So I was trying to restore my rooted p10, I first tried using a twrp restore which didn't work then nothing would boot, so then I decided to reflash the ROM but the software I tried using relocks the bootloader then unlocks it again. So now what I have is my p10 with no custom recovery, a locked booloader and no working os installed. And as I cant boot the phone I cant get the information to get the code to unlock the bootloader. Any one have any ideas that doesn't involve paying for DC unlocker.

thanks
SOLVED: I found the imei on the box and unlocked the bootloader with that info.
 
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Jyndon

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Do you still have access to ADB/Fastboot ?

if yes then maybe try flashing main img files like kernel ect.

if no fastboot,i really dunno mate :rolleyes:

I can have the phone in fastboot and run adb reboot bootloader and it says no devices found although the huawei HiSuite can detect the device being plugged in as it loads up when I plug the phone in
 
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virusdunil

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well,you have to dload the same firmware you have on your device...

is it the Oreo from the debrand/rebrand thread ?

if not ,go on teammt and dload your firmware...keep it somewhere safe :p

open update.zip and extract it...theres an update.app in there.
get the Huawei upade.app extractor here on XDA just type it in search bar or google it...
open the extractor you just dloaded and clik on settings tab...untick the Veryfy the checksum box and save...
click on extract tab and at far right of Update file box,clik on the .. box to search for your update.app you unzipped

if everything done correctly,all files will apperar...
now just right clik on KERNEL.img and select Extract selected.....................................or you can extract all and save them somewhere safe.

after you extracted the image, you have to put the KERNEL.img in your ADB folder in order to flash it

hope it helps ;)
 

Jyndon

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Mar 18, 2018
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well,you have to dload the same firmware you have on your device...

is it the Oreo from the debrand/rebrand thread ?

if not ,go on teammt and dload your firmware...keep it somewhere safe :p

open update.zip and extract it...theres an update.app in there.
get the Huawei upade.app extractor here on XDA just type it in search bar or google it...
open the extractor you just dloaded and clik on settings tab...untick the Veryfy the checksum box and save...
click on extract tab and at far right of Update file box,clik on the .. box to search for your update.app you unzipped

if everything done correctly,all files will apperar...
now just right clik on KERNEL.img and select Extract selected.....................................or you can extract all and save them somewhere safe.

after you extracted the image, you have to put the KERNEL.img in your ADB folder in order to flash it

hope it helps ;)

That Didn't work i just got:
C:\Users\jamie\Desktop\platform-tools>fastboot flash recovery KERNEL.img
target reported max download size of 471859200 bytes
sending 'recovery' (24576 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.528s]
writing 'recovery'...
FAILED (remote: Command not allowed)
finished. total time: 0.537s

im assuming its due to the bootloader not being unlocked. and in the meantime im running a deepscan on my hard drive to see if I can recover my unlock code which was lost when cloning to a new ssd. It has a few hour left though
 
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Jyndon

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you have it wrong...

its fastboot flash kernel KERNEL.img ;)

same thing happened anyway:
C:\Users\jamie\Desktop\platform-tools>fastboot flash kernel KERNEL.img
target reported max download size of 471859200 bytes
sending 'kernel' (24576 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.526s]
writing 'kernel'...
FAILED (remote: Command not allowed)
finished. total time: 0.534s
 

Jyndon

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Mar 18, 2018
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mine got installed in c/user/you/appdata/local/android/sdk/platform tools/

adb should be there...put your .img file there and open comand window ...like other adb

exactly the same :
C:\Users\jamie\AppData\Local\Android\Sdk\platform-tools>fastboot flash kernel KERNEL.img
target reported max download size of 471859200 bytes
sending 'kernel' (24576 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.533s]
writing 'kernel'...
FAILED (remote: Command not allowed)
finished. total time: 0.542s

Is it maybe worth seeing if I can get the serial number product emei and product id without the os?
 

kwaichang

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May 6, 2010
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same thing happened anyway:
C:\Users\jamie\Desktop\platform-tools>fastboot flash kernel KERNEL.img
target reported max download size of 471859200 bytes
sending 'kernel' (24576 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.526s]
writing 'kernel'...
FAILED (remote: Command not allowed)
finished. total time: 0.534s
I would say, you did something wrong, maybe false folder, false command or what ever.
If you get access via adb it should work.
 

Jyndon

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Mar 18, 2018
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I would say, you did something wrong, maybe false folder, false command or what ever.
If you get access via adb it should work.
I don't know that I do have access though as the device doesn't appear in adb devices list and the bootlaoder is locked.
Although I think I may have found a way of flashing a new bios without bootloader by using the huawei recovery installation.
The default one that uses wifi obviously doent work because its crap but while the device is off I can hold vol+ vol- and power and it loads into an installation screen that shows installation failed but i found that it maybe possible to flash the bios this way by putting the update.app onto the sd card. However the problem I'm having is that windows says the file is too big to copy and unzipping it inside of the sd card doesnt work either. Any ideas as to how I might be able to do it like this? (similar to this: https://android.stackexchange.com/q...are-installation-failed-error-when-booting-up and this too https://forum.xda-developers.com/p9-plus/help/software-install-failed-updating-p9-t3587676)
 
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AjSri110

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Dec 17, 2016
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So I was trying to restore my rooted p10, I first tried using a twrp restore which didn't work then nothing would boot, so then I decided to reflash the ROM but the software I tried using relocks the bootloader then unlocks it again. So now what I have is my p10 with no custom recovery, a locked booloader and no working os installed. And as I cant boot the phone I cant get the information to get the code to unlock the bootloader. Any one have any ideas that doesn't involve paying for DC unlocker.

thanks
SOLVED: I found the imei on the box and unlocked the bootloader with that info.
bro how did you unlock locked bootloader after factory reset and soft bricked after twrp and unrooted , erecovery loop just by using imei code ???
 

Jyndon

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Mar 18, 2018
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bro how did you unlock locked bootloader after factory reset and soft bricked after twrp and unrooted , erecovery loop just by using imei code ???

I know this is late but none the less, using the emei code I was able to request my code to unlock the bootloader through hwota. You cannot request this code anymore a way so you have to pay for dc unlocker which can rip the unlock code from the device.