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[Please help] Need help to backup stock rom of Vodacom Power Tab 10

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(07-03-2016, 05:41 PM)hovatek Wrote: upload the boot.img and recovery.img .
We can help with a custom recovery

OK, I'll upload when I get my WiFi up and running again. My 3G is a bit slow.


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#12
(This post was last modified: 07-13-2016, 07:33 AM by someoneXgr. )
Hello and great job on this wonderful and helpful site to all of us MTK android users. I am at the same boat as brother Fingers7606 but I must have the Greek version of the tablet the Fingers has, I have the Vodafone Smart Tab grand 6 10.1 inches,
http://www.vodafone.gr/portal/eShop/Voda...-6-10-inch
Android 5.1, rooted with Kingroot v4.9.3, busybox pro 50 installed

My aim is to root the tablet and have supersu so that's why I'm trying to use a custom recovery.
I have tried Kingroot v4.9.3 which I got now and working with but 2 months ago I used supersume app to remove it but instead it bricked it (bootloop, hard reset didn't fix it) and I had to sent it to Vodafone to fix it so I'm trying to be very careful now. I read in XDA I think that Kingroot intentionally bricks the devices if you try to replace it with SuperSu.

I have managed to do a backup with Miracle box (https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html) which to my understanding is the tool like flashing kdz to LG phones but it instead reads from tablet.

I have done a full backup (ticked all the boxes) and I have a question, can I use the "Write" instead of "Read" in Miracle box to restore the tablet if it's bricked? Or it won't work and it'll need repair again?

From MT6580_Android_scatter.txt file created by Miracle box:
Quote:- general: MTK_PLATFORM_CFG
 info:
   - config_version: V1.1.1
     platform: MT6580
     project: mtk_android
     storage: EMMC
     boot_channel: MSDC_0
     block_size: 0x20000

and from build.prop:
Quote:ro.product.board=MT8321
ro.board.platform=mt6580

CPU-Z reports SoC "MediaTek MT6580"

Block Info from MTK:
https://i.imgur.com/D0YC2T5.png
as you can see I can't create a scatter file from there

Trying to make a recovery with "To use boot from phone":
https://i.imgur.com/7tOkNpX.png
Trying to make a recovery with boot.img (renamed from .bin from Miracle Box backup), Yes to "make CWM recovery automatically":
https://i.imgur.com/N1Pssry.png

I've sent hovatek my boot.bin and recovery.bin created by Miracle Box by PM to examine them and tell me what to do next
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(07-12-2016, 09:11 AM)someoneXgr Wrote: Hello and great job on this wonderful and helpful site to all of us MTK android users. I am at the same boat as brother Fingers7606 but I must have the Greek version of the tablet the Fingers has, I have the Vodafone Smart Tab grand 6 10.1 inches,
http://www.vodafone.gr/portal/eShop/Voda...-6-10-inch
Android 5.1, rooted with Kingroot v4.9.3, busybox pro 50 installed

My aim is to root the tablet and have supersu so that's why I'm trying to use a custom recovery.
I have tried Kingroot v4.9.3 which I got now and working with but 2 months ago I used supersume app to remove it but instead it bricked it (bootloop, hard reset didn't fix it) and I had to sent it to Vodafone to fix it so I'm trying to be very careful now. I read in XDA I think that Kingroot intentionally bricks the devices if you try to replace it with SuperSu.

I have managed to do a backup with Miracle box (https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html) which to my understanding is the tool like flashing kdz to LG phones but it instead reads from tablet.

I have done a full backup (ticked all the boxes) and I have a question, can I use the "Write" instead of "Read" in Miracle box to restore the tablet if it's bricked? Or it won't work and it'll need repair again?

From MT6580_Android_scatter.txt file created by Miracle box:
Quote:- general: MTK_PLATFORM_CFG
 info:
   - config_version: V1.1.1
     platform: MT6580
     project: mtk_android
     storage: EMMC
     boot_channel: MSDC_0
     block_size: 0x20000

and from build.prop:
Quote:ro.product.board=MT8321
ro.board.platform=mt6580

CPU-Z reports SoC "MediaTek MT6580"

Block Info from MTK:
https://i.imgur.com/D0YC2T5.png
as you can see I can't create a scatter file from there

Trying to make a recovery with "To use boot from phone":
https://i.imgur.com/7tOkNpX.png
Trying to make a recovery with boot.img (renamed from .bin from Miracle Box backup), Yes to "make CWM recovery automatically":
https://i.imgur.com/N1Pssry.png

I've sent hovatek my boot.bin and recovery.bin created by Miracle Box by PM to examine them and tell me what to do next

We'll gladly help
create a new thread, this is someone else's support thread
see https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-514.html for how to create a thread
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#14
Been a while since I posted here... Anyway here is some feedback:
I finally managed to do a complete backup of my Rom using miracle and now I have the same question as someoneXgr. Can I use Miracle Box to flash my stock rom back onto my device(if need be) and will the scatter file created with Miracle box work with SPF Tool(will I have to change anything to have it work with SPF Tool)?
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(08-17-2016, 03:14 PM)Fingers7606 Wrote: Been a while since I posted here... Anyway here is some feedback:
I finally managed to do a complete backup of my Rom using miracle and now I have the same question as someoneXgr. Can I use Miracle Box to flash my stock rom back onto my device(if need be) and will the scatter file created with Miracle box work with SPF Tool(will I have to change anything to have it work with SPF Tool)?

Yes you can write the backup https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13894.html
You can use spflashtool but you will need to rename them appropriately see here https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13600.html
You only need to replace scatter file if yours doesn't load in spflashtool

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