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Topic # 101269 27-Apr-2012 18:20 Send private message

I have a parallel imported Galaxy SII, with SMO firmware.

what I would like to do is flash the CSC to the VNZ version so I can install the VNZ version of ICS 4

I've never done anything like this before and would like to know how I go about acheiving this, maybe someone who has done this before can point me in the right direct and tell me important things to do or not to do


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  Reply # 616212 27-Apr-2012 18:27 Send private message

Personally, I just rooted the phone, back it up using titanium, and installed the firmware manually using odin or odin mobile.
The firmware is available from sammobile.

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  Reply # 616214 27-Apr-2012 18:31 Send private message

www.sammobile.com  has the firmware and the software and guides.

Basically you need to download the firmware and program called Odin.

Backup your device

(I also remove the sim card and memory card)

Turn off the phone

Boot to recovery mode by holding Power Buttone Volume up and the home button, Clear cache and Data (warning this will erase all your data off the phone)

Turn off the phone.

Load odin select the firmware

Boot the phone to download mode by holding power, volume down and home button

Plug in the phone, wait for odin to detect it, click start.


The phone will reboot and should start ICS.  I've occasionally had problems and have had to boot to recovery and clear the cache and data again.

Once in ICS i'd check the CSC has been set properly dial  *2767*4387264636# and check that the end of "P-code" says VNZ. then you should be good to go.

This is a very quick guide and I wouldnt do it unless you are totally confident you know what you are doing. There are settings in Odin you have to set correctly. Have a good read up on sammobile and xda before trying anything

Do this at your own risk

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  Reply # 616215 27-Apr-2012 18:32 Send private message

There are product code changing apps available, however if you changed just the product code, Kies will not recognise the phone as the product code will not match the installed firmware.

The easiest way to do what you are asking is to download the Vodafone NZ build from here
http://fus.nanzen.se/

You may need to download the Checkfus utility and input the firmware details

This should be all you'll need here
New Zealand (Vodafone)

Added: 2012-04-26 17:12:59

Model: GT-I9100

Product Code: GT-I9100LKAVNZ

Version: Android 4.0.3

Modified: 2012-04-23

HIDSWVER: I9100XWLP7/I9100VNZLP2/I9100XXLPS/I9100XWLP7

Filename: GT-I9100_VNZ_1_20120423202851_2tey68kg3o.zip.enc2

CRC: 2978950486


Download the file and flash with Odin.

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  Reply # 616216 27-Apr-2012 18:33 Send private message

Ah, others beat me to it while I was writing that. Follow the instructions in any of these posts and let us know how you get on.

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  Reply # 616217 27-Apr-2012 18:38 Send private message

uglyb0b: Ah, others beat me to it while I was writing that. Follow the instructions in any of these posts and let us know how you get on.


Sorry uglybob Tongue Out is that you on the vodafone forum?

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  Reply # 616227 27-Apr-2012 18:52 Send private message

The one and the same. Weirdly enough someone already had ugly_bob. Not sure why, I'm the only one I know who gets the reference..Maybe there's just someone out there called bob with low self esteem.

Anyway, back on topic.



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  Reply # 616391 28-Apr-2012 07:36 Send private message

Well I gave it a go last night, good news is I didn't brick my phone.

ICS 4.0.3 is installed and running, but now KEIS spit out the following error "your device does not support software upgrading via keis"

It looks like the CSC is still set to SMO??

PDA:I9100XWLP7
PHONE:I9100XXKE7
CSC:I9100VNZLP2


So whats the solution here to sort this out?

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  Reply # 616392 28-Apr-2012 07:45 Send private message

Download SGS CSC changer from play store and change it to vnz



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  Reply # 616393 28-Apr-2012 07:57 Send private message

astrae: Download SGS CSC changer from play store and change it to vnz


Hmmm.....only give me the option of SMO

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  Reply # 616396 28-Apr-2012 08:02 Send private message

Dial *#06# and write down your IMEI

Then dial *#272*IMEI#

Does that give you the option?




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  Reply # 616400 28-Apr-2012 08:08 Send private message

Same options, this was the way I was trying to doi it

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  Reply # 616403 28-Apr-2012 08:18 Send private message

Sometimes when I've flashed in the past its set vnz and I don't know why. Maybe it gets it from the sim? Was the sim in the phone when you flashed?

I'm not sure what you could do now, maybe factory reset and reflash with the sim installed?

Someone else might have an idea?



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  Reply # 616493 28-Apr-2012 11:04 Send private message

it was flashed with the sim in

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  Reply # 616503 28-Apr-2012 12:08 Send private message

gregmcc: it was flashed with the sim in


Doesnt make a difference, which one did you flash? do you have a link?




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  Reply # 616514 28-Apr-2012 12:37 Send private message

CdTDroiD:
gregmcc: it was flashed with the sim in


Doesnt make a difference, which one did you flash? do you have a link?


GT-I9100I9100XWLP74.0.32012 AprilI9100VNZLP2New Zealand (Vodafone)Download

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