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[Tutorial] How to fix null / invalid IMEI on Spreadtrum phones

#1
(This post was last modified: 03-06-2017, 08:10 PM by X3non. )

Here's a guide on fixing null / invalid IMEI on Spreadtrum (e.g Itel) phones. If you have an unknown Baseband (Settings > About > Baseband) then consider flashing the stock ROM first using this guide @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-1231.html .

See the video tutorial below or @ http://youtu.be/4GSm0Z06U9M





Method 1: Engineer Mode (No Root Required)

* Dial *#*#83781#*#*
* In Engineer Mode (Under Telephony), select Set IMEI

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-6.png]

* Input the IMEI the click Set IMEI

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-7.png]

* Select OK when prompted to reboot

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-8.png]

Method 2 : Shortcut Master (Root Required)
 
Requirement

* Rooted phone
* Install Shortcut Master (lite) @ https://hovatek.com/redirect.php?link=ht...lite&hl=en

Procedure

* Launch Shortcut Master (lite)

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-0.png]

* Press the Menu button and select Secret Code Explorer

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-1.png]

* Wait for loading to begin and complete

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-3.png]

* You should see a list of apps

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-3b.png]

* Scroll down to 

Code:
83781
EngineerMode
EMStartReceiver

and select 83781

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-3c.png]

* Select Launch 1

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-4.png]

* Click on the Telephony tab

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-5.png]

* Scroll down to Set IMEI and select it

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-6.png]

* Insert the IMEI then click Set IMEI

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-7.png]

* You'll get a prompt saying "In order to guarantee the system to set the correct IMEI, recommended to restart the system" , select Ok

[Image: how-to-fix-null-imei-on-a-spreadtrum-phone-8.png]

* The phone will automatically restart

Method 3: IMEI Write Tool

Requirement

* PC
* Download Spreadtrum IMEI Write Tool @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-17424.html
* Install Spreadtrum drivers using https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-827.html
* Spreadtrum phone

Procedure

* Enable USB Debugging on the phone then connect it to PC (Settings > Developer)
* Launch the Spreadtrum IMEI Write Tool

[Image: imei_write_for_spreadtrum_phones_1.jpg]

* Click Mode Sel

[Image: imei_write_for_spreadtrum_phones_4.jpg] 

* Tick Normal Mode then click Select

[Image: imei_write_for_spreadtrum_phones_2.jpg]

* Enter the IMEI

[Image: imei_write_for_spreadtrum_phones_3.jpg]

* Click Write

[Image: imei_write_for_spreadtrum_phones_5.jpg]

* Wait for a few seconds and you should get a 'Passed' Message

[Image: imei_write_for_spreadtrum_phones_6.jpg]

* Reboot the phone and the new IMEI should reflect



Attached Files
.zip   Spreadtrum IMEI Write Tool.zip (Size: 968.63 KB / Downloads: 3,268)
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#2
grt job man. I reali lov ya gud work.
Warm regards

Prof Mboy (Mboy13)
Network Engineer
CTTL, Contec Global
Birnin Kebbi,
Kebbi State

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#3
Please am unable to install it.
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#4
(04-21-2015, 09:31 PM)fetty Wrote: Please am unable to install it.

what error do you get?
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#5
(This post was last modified: 04-22-2015, 11:29 PM by fetty. )
"The program can't start because PhoneCommand.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstall the program to fix this problem" That is the message i got. Thank you and God bless you
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(04-22-2015, 08:13 AM)hovatek Wrote:
(04-21-2015, 09:31 PM)fetty Wrote: Please am unable to install it.

what error do you get?

"The program can't start because PhoneCommand.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstall the program to fix this problem" That is the message i got. Thank you

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#7
(This post was last modified: 04-23-2015, 08:42 AM by hovatek. )
(04-22-2015, 11:28 PM)fetty Wrote: "The program can't start because PhoneCommand.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstall the program to fix this problem" That is the message i got. Thank you

re-download and try it on another PC. Also, ensure spreadtrum drivers are installed on the PC, its mentioned at the guide
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#8
HELLO, I FOLLOWED ALL THE STEPS AND IT KEPT ON SHOWING IMEI LENGTH MST BE 15
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#9
HI I USE AN ITEL 1501 AND ITS DOES NOT HAVE ENGINEERING MODE. IS THERE ANYWAY TO INSTALL THAT
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#10
(07-17-2015, 02:10 AM)mattkoal Wrote: HI I USE AN ITEL 1501 AND ITS DOES NOT HAVE ENGINEERING MODE. IS THERE ANYWAY TO INSTALL THAT

did you install the apk above?
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