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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 394595 21-Oct-2010 23:42
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i need unlocked one



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Master Geek


  Reply # 394596 21-Oct-2010 23:53
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Ummm ... ?? Not sure if I get you. You want to go back to the original ROM. No? If you got the phone from Telecom thats the link I sent you. I'm not sure what you mean by unlocked. This phone will work on any network that is WCDMA 850.

Are you wanting to use it on another network?

 
 
 
 


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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 394605 22-Oct-2010 01:28
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in another country
our mobile network here is gsm
i thought telecom is mobile network company in your country and the mobile was locked on it

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Geek


  Reply # 394668 22-Oct-2010 09:38
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New Zealand has Vodafone and 2 Degrees as the gsm carriers. Telecom XT is WCDMA. If you need a rom for your phone check if its a 850mhz or 900mhz and get the appropriate firmware



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Master Geek


  Reply # 394701 22-Oct-2010 10:51
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So the Telecom phone is not locked onto the network. The radio on it is configured to connect to the WCDMA network. But this is controlled by the firmware, but you can only use the LG Update Tool to modify the radio.

As @blindnz said, find a ROM that has the same radio set in it, I think there even one in this post somewhere, or if you pop across to the OpenEtna forum you can follow blindnz's post on how to work out the link to your specific firmware.

Does that make sense?

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 394740 22-Oct-2010 12:39
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thanks alot for your help i hope to find original images for my phone
thanks alot again

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Geek


  Reply # 395288 24-Oct-2010 17:57
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I got 2.2 running early this week, pretty sweet. Most happy with it. Just upgraded to the new OpenEtna System image 6.1. Seems to be working a bit faster.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 398835 1-Nov-2010 21:36
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If anyone is having trouble with not seeing XT, i.e. it appears your phone is using 900 MHz instead of 850MHz? I had the same issue, (and yes I did use the right firmware).

However, there is a way around it.  There's a post on openetna forum about accessing the secret menu in 2.2.

Just dial         *#*#4636#*#*
That'll take you to the 2.2 secret menu.  Choose 'Phone Information', then press the menu button (i.e the big hardware button).  That'll show a different menu where you can change the phone frequency.  I found 'AUS2' worked for me, but the original poster said europe worked for them.  I guess try a few different ones and see what works for you.

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  Reply # 488900 3-Jul-2011 20:07
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Huge thanks to all the contributors in this post. It helped me take my wife's phone from 1.5 to 2.2.1.

I've been keeping an eye on things on the OpenEtna site, and have now updated the phone to Android 2.3.4. Yep, the little GW620 is now running the latest Android build. Not only is it running it, it's stable and running fast. 

I've used winflasher to update (very easy). Follow the link for the software, there is a simple tutorial link when you start the program.

The thread I followed is here: http://forum.openetna.com/index.php?topic=1235.msg11944#msg11944. Please note that I used the Winflasher instructions, not those in the thread. 

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