no sim card emergency calls only?General


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  1. carben24

    carben24 Active Member

    i flashed my huawei ascend to android 2.2 and i rebooted my phone after that. as soon as i did that on the screen it said no sim card inserted emergency calls only. and then i noticed that i had no signal? please help.:(


    p.s its the huawei ascend from cricket.

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  2. ShinySide

    ShinySide Disabled

    Uhhhh what the hell did you flash?? SIM cards are used on cell phones with GSM cellular technology and Cricket cell phones use the CDMA cellular technology.
  3. mdside71

    mdside71 Well-Known Member

    That is a perfect question..what did you flash?
    Now lets get to the no signal issue. Go into your settings, and make sure its not in Airplane Mode. If it is in Airplane Mode turn that feature off.
    You can also dial *228, and update your roaming list to activate the phone again. This will usually solve most issues.

    I would be really curious to know what you flashed, as if it was not a specific Ascend ROM then you flashed the wrong thing, and you will need to either flash it again with an Ascend Rom (CM6 or CM7) or do a hard reset to factory default.
  4. carben24

    carben24 Active Member

    iam also trying to downgrade my clockworkmod to 2.5.1.8
  5. carben24

    carben24 Active Member

    can some one plezz tell me how to put my phone back to stock its the huawie ascend for cricket not metro.
  6. ShinySide

    ShinySide Disabled

    I still want to know what ROM you flashed!


    Press and hold the Volume UP & Call button then Press & hold the Power button. If that dont work theres other ways, not as easy tho.
  7. carben24

    carben24 Active Member

    can you tell me how to put it to stock i think that will fix it. but every time i look it up. it only shows me how to put the metro pc one. not cricket.
  8. ShinySide

    ShinySide Disabled

    Tell me what rom an I will direct you! :D
  9. carben24

    carben24 Active Member

    iam stuck on a boot loop and my clockworkmod is not working?
  10. ShinySide

    ShinySide Disabled

    Just leave it alone. Give it some time to do its thing. Its isnt going to be instant.
  11. Scur

    Scur Well-Known Member

    lol @ the whole thread :)
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  12. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Well-Known Member

    one question at a time here, lmao, but it seems like you flash TOE or even the c8600 rom which is the Jap version and the only way to get rid of it is flashing it back to stock.;)
  13. mdside71

    mdside71 Well-Known Member

    If your having trouble flashing back to stock..you need to follow the instructions on the link that was provided for you.

    Yeah agree with Nuttmeg...flashing the wrong rom, can be really bad news on any phone...
  14. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Well-Known Member

    +1

    here is the drivers needed if you dont have them install on your computer, ascend usb drivers.rar

    reverting back to stock, ok power down the phone and download and extract this to your desktop MetroStockRecovery-SCRIPTS.zip after you done that press and hold vol down, end key and tap power, your phone should be on the white huawei screen and it should stay there plug your phone to the computer via usb cable, now open the folder that you extracted and run both of these file, first run fastboot-windows you will see a black box come and leave quick, next run metroPCSStock-windows.bat than another black box will pop up and it will do its thing, once it finishes the phone will automatic reboot itself.
  15. mdside71

    mdside71 Well-Known Member


    You know what is really weird..Is that after playing with CM7 (No Custom Ringers :(...) I reverted back to stock 2.1, then did Metro's 2.2 update...In the update they included a SIM Manager...Why i have no idea, i did not click on it, but i thought it was pretty funny that they would put that in an update for a non-GSM phone.
  16. danaj

    danaj Well-Known Member

    I do believe that they are on cricket, and this link is for metro....also I miss you guys, it is dead in the MT4GS forum.
  17. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    It is dead over there. I took a look the other day. So is the camera on the Slide 4g as amazing as its supposed to be? How do you like T-mobile?
  18. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Well-Known Member


    HUGSSS, hey miss ya to, how are you, hope all is good :)
  19. danaj

    danaj Well-Known Member

    The camera is pretty awesome. I wont use my regular camera any more, but then again it was really old and only 6 megapixels. T-mobile is okay, the 4g is super fast, but in alot of areas in Tucson I will get 2g witch kinda sucks....I had 3g almost everywhere with cricket....overall I am happy, just wish the forums were more exciting.
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  20. tankCircuit

    tankCircuit New Member


    it was the playfull god metro pcs rom, damm to me too , i just did the same not meaning to ... cant install the cricket factory instal clock work fails on the install proccess. can anyone help me get my phone back ...
    *228 no go.
    i had cm7 cm7.1 cm7.2 on it . and worked fine . didnt mean to use the metro pcs version. please help
  21. Can0dope

    Can0dope Well-Known Member

    Wait... What??? :confused:
  22. tankCircuit

    tankCircuit New Member

    ya tell me about it, i cant even install the factory image, its tells me error. but i have tryed many cm7 roms and it still tells me that i need to insert a sim card, cricket of course dont take em..
    how do i fix my phone .
    clock works wont let me do anything .. i am going threw hell..
  23. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Well-Known Member Developer

    you have to get the cricket restore file and install it. Instructions and dl kinks are in the ultimate guide and on my wiki.
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  24. tankCircuit

    tankCircuit New Member


    p-god i do luv ya work , now i wish i could just fix my shiz so i can have my phjone back lol..
    no matter wut i do it still tells me that i need a sim, is there a i can format every thing even my files i cant see, ...

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