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Topic # 223318 23-Sep-2017 15:31
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hello fellow geeks, Id like some tech help please for a semi novice.


Ive had my Note 8 for a couple days now. I bought the Orchid Grey model with was only available via Spark - I am with Vodafone. This was the only colour I wanted so just went with it. But knew it was unlocked so would work on VF & it does.


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Ive essentially followed this guide


and double checked a few things from this guide also Odin Recovery Software


Got stock firmware from sammobile


But not been unsuccessful with getting rid of that full screen splash SPARK logo that shows when the phone restarts.


Results =


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Im sure some will say, get over it, dont worry about it, suck it up.... But im not the only one that gets annoyed with this branding issue. Its a small niggle, but one id like to fix early on.


can anyone point me in the right direction?


Im OK with tech, well, enough to get by, but in this case, treat me as a noob, step by step so things are clear!


Ive searched & searched, some guides are lil confusing for me tbh. 


Appreciate the help & wisdom of the geekzone community :)



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  Reply # 1871598 23-Sep-2017 16:23
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It'll be driven by the CSC. A factory reset is required to change this.




Download your build of choice, e.g. VNZ for Vodafone NZ, pop it into download mode with the button combo, flash via ODIN, then boot into recovery mode (before booting the phone up normally) and factory reset. Unless something has changed in the way Samsung builds their software recently, this will do the trick.

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