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[Solved] ROM bricked, recovery bricked, relocked

Simonas0

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Hello guys.

Last week my radio stopped working (everything stock, no root, locked bootloader). Some guy on forum said that unlocking and relocking bootloader fixed radio. So I did it, didn't work. My phone is S-ON, so I guess only way to reflash radio is to apply official update. My CID is HTC_622 (Hong Kong). Latest official stock version for this CID with ruu.exe is 1.53.708.4, while mine is 3.16.307.3. Whatever, downloading. Somewhy htc let me "downgrade" (actually not, in download mode it still says 3.16.307.3). Instead of downgrading, it bricked ROM and recovery.

Here I am with bricked ROM, bricked recovery and relocked bootloader. Any suggestions how can I recover device?

EDIT: it's 3.16.708.3, not 3.16.307.3
 
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xunholyx

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Hello guys.

Last week my radio stopped working (everything stock, no root, locked bootloader). Some guy on forum said that unlocking and relocking bootloader fixed radio. So I did it, didn't work. My phone is S-ON, so I guess only way to reflash radio is to apply official update. My CID is HTC_622 (Hong Kong). Latest official stock version for this CID with ruu.exe is 1.53.708.4, while mine is 3.16.307.3. Whatever, downloading. Somewhy htc let me "downgrade" (actually not, in download mode it still says 3.16.307.3). Instead of downgrading, it bricked ROM and recovery.

Here I am with bricked ROM, bricked recovery and relocked bootloader. Any suggestions how can I recover device?
Are you sure it's 3.16.307.3? Because that isn't a version for the HTC 10 that I know of. I've never even heard of the 307 identifier before.
 
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Mr Hofs

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How do I flash it? My recovery is bricked
A ruu is never flashed from the recovery, it ain't a custom rom.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1ACU3RGm9YI

Watch that instruction movie, the main part is to rename the ruu and place it on the SD card and boot into download mode which you can reach. Follow instructions and flash it. Stock Oreo will be installed
 

Simonas0

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A ruu is never flashed from the recovery, it ain't a custom rom.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1ACU3RGm9YI

Watch that instruction movie, the main part is to rename the ruu and place it on the SD card and boot into download mode which you can reach. Follow instructions and flash it. Stock Oreo will be installed
Thanks! Unbricked my HTC, unfortunatelly radio STILL isn't working
 
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Simonas0

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You said it happened on full stock, sure it isn't an antenna hardware failure. Did you try another sim card?
Yea, I tried another sim on htc, didn't work. Sim from htc works fine on zenfone though.
htc10 is s-on, with stock android and never unlocked before until radio broke.
Btw there are others having similar radio issues on this thread (for me too - Airplane mode says "Turning off..." forever).
 

xunholyx

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Hi @Mr Hofs

I have the same problem, but i can´t find ruu 4 my cid :/
im s-on
os 3.21.600.1 cid HTC_332 mid 2PS650000
CAN U HELP ME PLEEASE!????
I have 2 days whitout phone & idk where find my ruu
Thx in advance :)
Sincerely Noé :fingers-crossed:
Latin American RUUs are really hard to come by. I barely ever see them around.
What exactly is the issue you are having? Maybe there is another solution besides using an RUU
 
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noecalderon

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First thank you @xunholyx for reply!! :)

i relocked my phone, and recovey breaks :/
i tried to unlock again but i get this
sending 'unlocktoken' (0 KB)...
OKAY [ 1.008s]
writing 'unlocktoken'...
(bootloader) flash unlocktoken
(bootloader) [KillSwitch] : /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/frp
(bootloader) [KillSwitch] Last Byte is 0X00, disable unlock
(bootloader) [KillSwitch] oem unlock Turn Off!

my phone dont have OS, and i read around, the only way is flash a ruu by sdcard, but like you said, its hard to find it
my phone is

(bootloader) kernel: lk
(bootloader) product: htc_pmewl
(bootloader) version: 1.0
(bootloader) max-download-size: 1578400000
(bootloader) serialno: xxxxx8
(bootloader) slot-count: 0
(bootloader) current-slot:
(bootloader) imei:xxxxxxxxx
(bootloader) version-main: 3.21.600.1
(bootloader) boot-mode: download
(bootloader) version-baseband: [email protected]
(bootloader) version-bootloader: 1.0.0.0000
(bootloader) mid: 2PS650000
(bootloader) cid: HTC__332

and like you see os 3.21.600.1

any tip or suggest please??
Thanks again, idk what to do :(
 
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santod040

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First thank you @xunholyx for reply!! :)



i relocked my phone, and recovey breaks :/

i tried to unlock again but i get this

sending 'unlocktoken' (0 KB)...

OKAY [ 1.008s]

writing 'unlocktoken'...

(bootloader) flash unlocktoken

(bootloader) [KillSwitch] : /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/frp

(bootloader) [KillSwitch] Last Byte is 0X00, disable unlock

(bootloader) [KillSwitch] oem unlock Turn Off!



my phone dont have OS, and i read around, the only way is flash a ruu by sdcard, but like you said, its hard to find it

my phone is



(bootloader) kernel: lk

(bootloader) product: htc_pmewl

(bootloader) version: 1.0

(bootloader) max-download-size: 1578400000

(bootloader) serialno: xxxxxxxxxxxc

(bootloader) slot-count: 0

(bootloader) current-slot:

(bootloader) imei: xxxxxxxxxxxxccc

(bootloader) version-main: 3.21.600.1

(bootloader) boot-mode: download

(bootloader) version-baseband: [email protected]

(bootloader) version-bootloader: 1.0.0.0000

(bootloader) mid: 2PS650000

(bootloader) cid: HTC__332



and like you see os 3.21.600.1



any tip or suggest please??

Thanks again, idk what to do :(
Start by deleting your serial and imei numbers from your post...

Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
 
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Mr Hofs

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I think you are screwed without a ruu. If you can't unlock it there is nothing to do custom wise.

Even gem flash firmware hasn't got it in their collection.

No idea why people keep relocking the bootloader ?
 
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drone4echo

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I relocked my phone, and recovey stock is ok, Download mode ok,bootloader mode ok
Tried to unlock again get this:
sending 'unlocktoken' (0 KB)...
OKAY [ 1.008s]
writing 'unlocktoken'...
(bootloader) flash unlocktoken
(bootloader) [KillSwitch] : /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/frp
(bootloader) [KillSwitch] Last Byte is 0X00, disable unlock
(bootloader) [KillSwitch] oem unlock Turn Off!
info:
Htc download mode
***RELOCKED***
***FUSED***
htc_pmev PVT S-ON
LK-1.0.0.0000
OS 3.16.617.2
Jan 2 2018
things I tried flash RUU .exe win7 FAILED 132 ERROR
Flash SD card FAILED
Android Recovery wipe/data/factory reset
Android Recovery wipe cache partition
have not figured out what I can do to get OS back onto phone, the last OS was Linage 16.0 custom rom running Pie 9.0 oreo firmware 3.16.617.2
 
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drone4echo

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Solved it by RUU 3.16.61.7.2ROM I had ,That wouldn't flash .exe .Finally figured it out to run an app "HTC- RUU Decrypt Tool 3.6.8" it's on Win,Linux,even Mac extracted RUU Decrypt create .zip format 2PS6ING with the Tool,works great boot into Download mode and then will flash volume up button, then I had to create a new token .bin from HTCdev site and reflash to access unlock, reflashed adb TWRP.... Feeling good... I really thought I lost this phone. my advice is to not give up with hope and seek knowledge from this wonderful platform, you may come across a nasty apple who like's to play God and put you down cause he need's to look in the mirror and just have no clue at why we are all here ,usually the kindness flattens out arrogance history has shown .
Cheers Hofs
 

Mr Hofs

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you may come across a nasty apple who like's to play God and put you down cause he need's to look in the mirror and just have no clue at why we are all here ,usually the kindness flattens out arrogance history has shown .
Cheers Hofs
Not sure what you are implying here but good you made it.
 
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