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  1. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    Okay i was wondering if anyone has done this im expecting a LG Spectrum in a few days and i wanna flash Boost to it if anyone has insight it would be greatly appreciated :D
    Thanks in advance

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  2. kolosus

    kolosus Well-Known Member

    A Verizon phone can be used on Boost. You'll have to use one of the usual suspects of donors. Once you get the donor up and working you'll have to pull the prl off the phone and the details about profile 0 and 1.

    Once you get all that off the phone manually program all that into the lg and upload the prl file to it too. Make sure the phone is allowed to roam. Most Verizon phones only have one profile. If needed create a second profile if there isn't one or if there is one make sure to activate it. The mdn/msid combo needs to be put in manually too.

    LG phones are notoriously hard to work with. You'll probably get 1xRTT speeds without much trouble... getting it on 3G would be the trick you're after. Some have reported that using LGNPST to do all the programming will take care of things but I haven't done it first hand. I just stay away from LG phones.

    Good luck.
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  3. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    How did you fare? I want to do vm with a spectrum. :)
  4. OverByter

    OverByter Resident Slide Rule Guru

    Virgin Mobile is even more difficult to get a phone flashed to because of the odd way that they handle mms.
  5. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Yeah I know. But I'll be running my own build of cm9 on it, so it should be fine. My sprint marquee running aokp receives mms perfectly. :D
  6. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Got phone. Bypassed activation. Next up, root and esn...
  7. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    Keep me posted I'm interested if you get it
  8. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Root is a breeze. There's an all-in-one winderz batch file, which exploits perms on /data/gpscfg/gps_env.conf.

    Here's the meat of it:

    Code (Text):

    adb shell "rm /data/gpscfg/gps_env.conf 2>/dev/null"
    adb shell "ln -s /data /data/gpscfg/gps_env.conf"
    adb reboot
    adb wait-for-device
    adb shell "echo 'ro.kernel.qemu=1' > /data/local.prop"
    adb reboot
     
    Also has a CWMT (touch) recovery with working adb.

    Best root experience EVAR!!! :thumb:
  9. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    I received my device rooted already love touch recovery
  10. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Got phone and text on vm, should work on sprint and boost also. Still fighting with 3G though.
  11. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    I won't be using my spectrum I decided I am going to flash boost to my Droid incredible: D
  12. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Cool thanks for letting me know.

    It's your loss though. :p lol
  13. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    Have you gotten everything to work?
  14. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Not 3g yet, I am working on building cm9 and hope that will solve the problem.
  15. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    So far, I've gotten everything in CM9 to work except GPS and 3G. Hopefully 3G won't be that hard ...
  16. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    Good to see your doing well :) let me know if you get everything running
  17. tdm

    tdm Well-Known Member

    Got 1x data on cm9, still struggling with 3g.
  18. KTKatastrophee

    KTKatastrophee New Member

    HOw about getting a verizon phone to work for boost mobile?
  19. KTKatastrophee

    KTKatastrophee New Member

    i NEED HELP UNLOCKING MY VERIZON GALAXY!!! :/
  20. thecensor

    thecensor New Member

    I want to flash my Note 2 to Boost Mobile. I have a donor phone. My question is will have I to change the Modem/Radio on the Note to a Sprint/Boost one?

    thanks
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