Update your PRI from 1.34 to 1.4


Last Updated:

  1. woofermazing

    woofermazing Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Messages:
    177
    Likes Received:
    42
    Hey guys, there is a thread over at XDA on updating your PRI to 1.4 if you are stuck on 1.34. Ignore all the garbage about needing Unrevoked Forever, you don't. Here are the steps that seem to be working.

    To do a complete wipe, you will need your MSL code. Call sprint and they can give it to you.

    Type in ##786# into the dialer, hit menu and chose reset and punch in your MSL. Your phone will clear out all data and settings except for your SD card. It will then reboot and do hands free activation, check for a PRL and firmware update. Somewhere in there you should get a newer PRI.

    You can check your PRI version in About Phone under Software Information. If you don't succeed at first, keep trying...and trying...and trying.

    Restoring your nandroid backup will not overwrite the new PRI, so you can get your phone back to the just the way you like it.

    I'm not sure if there is a difference or just a placebo. Web pages seem to load faster. Some pre and post speed tests might have been helpful but I didn't have the foresight to do that. :(

    Edit:

    You may be able do the same thing without wiping your phone. Not sure if the wiping is a necessary part or what yet.

    Steps:
    Dial ##3282#
    Enter Edit Mode
    Enter your MSL
    Select Data Profile
    Menu
    Restore
    Let Phone Reboot, and Wait and the Hands Free Activation will Start.
    Repeat until you have 1.40 PRI.


    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=753233
     

    Advertisement
  2. DarkNeo

    DarkNeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 30, 2010
    Messages:
    475
    Likes Received:
    257
    What exactly does this do?
     
  3. woofermazing

    woofermazing Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Messages:
    177
    Likes Received:
    42
    If you rooted your evo with toast's method, you have the 1.34 PRI from the leaked pc36img.zip. It may be slowing down your data speeds and/or raising your ping, but no one knows for sure.

    You can update your phone to the 1.4 PRI using the outlined method. It usually takes several tries, but it does work.
     
  4. Roadblock

    Roadblock Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2010
    Messages:
    211
    Likes Received:
    27
    50+ tries, multiple roms, different kernels, hboots, tried 786, 3282, nothing worked.

    Gave up a bit ago.
     
  5. brushrop03

    brushrop03 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    287
    Likes Received:
    35
    could u post a link to the thread
     
  6. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    this thread lost about 6 replies since androidforums.com got its enema.

    A poster gave great advice about calling sprint for the MSL, I just did so and also had a 30 minute conversation with the guy about evo and android in general.

    there was a method posted about how to do this without a wipe. sprint tech guy (who was by far, BY FAR the most knowledgable one I've ever spoken to) said it shouldnt require a wipe, but of course he's assuming a nonrooted phone and I played dumb.

    DO NOT TAKE THESE STEPS, THIS WAS JUST WHAT HE TOLD ME TO DO:
    ##<MSLforYourPhone>#
    Choose Edit
    Enter Phone Number
    Enter Your MSID
    In the menu, choose to commit
    phone reboots
    done

    The steps on one of the missing posts had somewhat different steps. I'm not doing a dang thing till they are reposted.
     
  7. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    wtf is up with this website. god damn.
     
  8. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    test
     
  9. Jack Daniels

    Jack Daniels Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2010
    Messages:
    226
    Likes Received:
    12
    yeah i lost alot of my post what the heck

    if anyone is still having problems getting pri this way

    make sure you wipe everything twice Then load your rom and kernel
     
  10. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    chrismmm is the one i believe who posted the steps I need. come on bro, where are ya!!! :)
     
  11. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    found the info chrismmm posted on this thread on xda:

    You will need to have your MSL (Master Subsidy Lock) from Sprint to do this. Dial *7 to contact support. Remember, you are not really supposed to have this but the first guy I talked to gave it to me, keep calling till someone does. What I told him was that I had accepted the OTA froyo update and my phone was requesting my MSL and had serious issues calling and texting, which is of course not true.

    tried twice so far, no luck. gonna keep tryin
     
    Xak likes this.
  12. woofermazing

    woofermazing Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Messages:
    177
    Likes Received:
    42
    They guy who posted the first thread had this backwards method, where he had you do about 17 steps, included installing unrevoked forever and flashing a mysterious pc36img.zip he had provided. Eventually everyone figured out he didn't know what he was talking about and that none of that was necessay. What was actually downloading it was the hands free activation. I didn't want to post that thread here because all those steps were total BS.

    Another guy had posted about reactivating the phone to get a new PRI a few weeks ago, but it didn't work for the few people who tried it, so it was dismissed. This is also how the PRI was updated on a hero after rooting. Doh!

    The thread cabbie posted should have all the info you need.
     
  13. v01rider

    v01rider Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 26, 2010
    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    169
  14. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
  15. One Beast

    One Beast Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010
    Messages:
    557
    Likes Received:
    75
    Did the 3282 about 7 times and the 786 Method like 3 times:(
     
  16. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    well sonofabitch, third time on 786 method worked, i was going to give up if it didnt
     
  17. One Beast

    One Beast Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010
    Messages:
    557
    Likes Received:
    75

    Did keep Fresh ROM and the Netarchy Kernel when you did it?

    Or did you flash to stock rooted ROM & Kernel
     
  18. DucatiDude

    DucatiDude Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 30, 2010
    Messages:
    215
    Likes Received:
    44
    I got all the way to the part until commit then I chickened out. I'm on Fresh and Netarchy 4.0.3 Kernel.

    I'm not gonna try it. Let's get Mikey. Hey Mikey!
     
  19. uminchu

    uminchu Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2009
    Messages:
    525
    Likes Received:
    134
    I finally got it using netarchy's stock ROM, AmonRA, and the ##786# method. My prize for the hassle (30+ attempts, 4 different ROMs, and 2 recovery images in various combos) is an underwhelming .41 Mbps down and .33 up. Lucky me.
     
  20. cabbie

    cabbie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    553
    yes. i had tried flashing steel's rom but it didnt work, nandroid'd back to fresh and got it. dont ask me, it seems completely random
     
  21. lamboh

    lamboh Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2010
    Messages:
    132
    Likes Received:
    25
    wow...first try...doesnt look like the reset did anything...update voice thing first no prob...then while waiting to update pri, i get a phone call,,pri update failed..so i get ready for at least 10-15 more tries, and second try, here in south louisiana, more southern than new orleans, second try i update my pri in houma, louisiana...good stuff


    using FLIPZ METHOD
     
  22. v01rider

    v01rider Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 26, 2010
    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    169
    ive done both methods and still no update :( guess i will continue trying.
     
  23. uminchu

    uminchu Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2009
    Messages:
    525
    Likes Received:
    134
    twospirits likes this.
  24. exBBuser

    exBBuser Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2010
    Messages:
    921
    Likes Received:
    123
    I was only able to update the PRL I flashed my stock rooted 2.1ROM did ##786# about three times before I got bored.
     
  25. lamboh

    lamboh Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2010
    Messages:
    132
    Likes Received:
    25
    i was not able to get with clockwork recovery...switched to RA and got it working...1.40

    i wiped everything...data..cache...davlik...and even did factory reset...somehow i lost everything .but o well...just make sure to save the nand to ur desktop just in case..or else you;;ll be starting over like me
     

Share This Page

Loading...