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First and foremost, the two warnings you’ll see in nearly every tutorial:
1. I am NOT responsible for anything that happens to your phone while following these steps.
2. I am ESPECIALLY not responsible for anything that happens to your phone if you do not fully read this tutorial. I’ve cut out all unimportant information, so it should not be too difficult.


INTRODUCTION

I’ve always hated the mood that those disclaimers set - they have always made me feel as if the instructor was against me...as if I was at fault for trying to learn and experiment with something new. That’s why I want to start off by saying that these steps worked near-perfectly for me on the first try. So just READ EVERYTHING and you’ll have CM10.1 in no time!


WHAT YOU’LL START WITH

This tutorial assumes that you are starting with:
1.* A Samsung Galaxy S3 (“GS3”) with model number SPH-L710.
2.* The Virgin Mobile stock ROM with firmware MD7.
3. A working knowledge of tweaking Android phones.
4. A lack of knowledge about tweaking the GS3 specifically.

(*Check these things in your “about phone” section in settings. To check your firmware, simply look at your build number - “MD7” refers to the last three characters.)


WHAT YOU’LL END WITH

1. A custom recovery (ClockworkMod Recovery or “CWM”) installed on your GS3.
2. CM10.1 installed on your GS3.
3. Root on your GS3.


WHAT YOU WON’T END WITH/KNOWN BUGS

This is the stuff most of you care about!
1. Your previous CWM backups, all in working order. I'm investigating this at the moment but evanrobinson has run into a problem where his previous backups were moved to a different directory after installing and running CM10.1. I didn't run into this problem, though, which confuses the investigation a bit.


WHAT YOU’LL NEED

Here’s the good stuff. You’ll need all of these files downloaded/programs installed. I suggest putting it all into a separate folder.

In no particular order:
1. Odin: Samsung’s software used to flash files onto your device. Works much like flashing from recovery, however there are differences on a technical level. Files flashed from Odin must be in a certain format, and oftentimes are made specifically for Odin. (Odin-flashable files will usually be .tar.md5 - or, tarballs with md5 checksums.) LINK: http://forum.xda-developers.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1168421&d=1341114315
2. koush’s ClockworkMod Recovery: The custom recovery we’ll be installing. LINK: http://download2.clockworkmod.com/recoveries/recovery-clockwork-6.0.3.1-d2spr.img
3. CM 10.1: Cyanogenmod 10.1 for the Sprint version (yes, the Sprint version) of the Galaxy S3. I suggest a Release Candidate (“RC”) build - the second-most stable type of build. The link will take you to the list of RC builds - download the latest one. LINK: CyanogenMod Downloads
4. 7-zip: Needed to open .tar/.tar.md5 files. LINK: 7-Zip
5. MD4 Baseband/Firmware/Modem zip: We’ll talk more about this later, as this is really the key component of the whole operation. LINK: Goo.im Downloads - Downloading Galaxy-S-fre3-MD4FirmwareModemAIO.zip
6. punkmaxx’s Virgin Mobile modem file: Again, we’ll talk more about this later. LINK: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0nOJG6SOlkUQ3VfeE1RNy1zUjg/edit
7. Google Apps (“gapps”): Relatively straightforward...the easiest part of this process. All the nice Google system apps. LINK: Goo.im Downloads - Downloading gapps-jb-20130301-signed.zip
8. Team Epic's Root From Recovery zip: A zip used to get root. Super easy. LINK: http://www.epiccm.org/2012/06/team-epics-root-from-recovery.html



OVERVIEW

Virgin Mobile uses Sprint’s network to provide service to its customers. The two carriers are very closely intertwined - so closely, in fact, that our GS3 is exactly the same as Sprint’s GS3 hardware-wise. (Look at the model numbers - they are both SPH-L710.)

Where these phones differ, then, is in the software on the phone. And the root of all this difference is the firmware. Though the differences in firmware are subtle, they are just enough to prevent us from installing CM10.1 on our phones without some minor alteration. In short, what this alteration will do is make our GS3s the same as Sprint’s GS3 both hardware AND software-wise, while making sure our phones still work on the Virgin Mobile Network.

#5 on the downloads list is the Sprint firmware MD4 - the latest Sprint firmware. (Our firmware is MD7, remember.) It is simply a zip file filled with nine other files which are essential to the functioning of the phone. In this zip, there are only a few files we are interested in.

First are the files named sbl1.mbn thru sbl3.mbn. These files are the phone’s bootloader - the primitive software which loads the kernel/ROM. The Sprint MD4 firmware uses a Jellybean bootloader, while Virgin Mobile’s firmware uses a bootloader for ICS. If you were eager to install CM10.1 and attempted to do so, the “assert failed” errors you saw were because all versions of CM after 10.1 require a Jellybean bootloader - and, like I said, our phones have an ICS bootloader. Thus, we need Sprint’s Jellybean bootloader to install CM10.1.

Second, and equally important, is the file called NON-HLOS.bin. This is the phone’s modem - the piece of software which handles the radios and thus your connectivity to your carrier. You currently are looking at the MD4 firmware zip, and so, the NON-HLOS.bin file you see is the modem for Sprint Galaxy S3s. Now open up download #6, or punkmaxx’s Virgin Mobile modem file. (Use 7-zip to open tar files.) You will see another file named NON-HLOS.bin - that is the modem for our phones.

So if we were to attempt to install CM10.1 as our phones are right now - on the stock ROM and MD7 firmware - we would see “assert failed” errors. We’ve done our research, though, and we know that this is because our phones have an ICS bootloader while CM10.1 is made for the Sprint firmware MD4’s Jellybean bootloader. It then becomes apparent that maybe we need to install Sprint’s MD4 firmware, however common sense would tell us that this would affect our connection to our carrier...but again, we’ve done our research, and know where to find the modem file. I’ve been trying to guide everyone to the same conclusion, which should be pretty obvious by now...perhaps even too obvious to realize. I say “too obvious” because in the end all we really need to do is copy our modem file into the Sprint firmware and then install it!

So that is all of the background related to and logic behind what we’ll be doing in this tutorial. We’ll start by installing recovery - then we’ll do some editing using 7zip and create a modified MD4 firmware - and lastly we’ll flash the firmware, CM10.1, and gapps.

Sounds easy, right? Let’s get to it.
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STEP ONE: Installing a Custom Recovery
(Adapted from CyanogenMod’s tutorial)

a) Make sure you have (#1) installed Odin, (#2) installed the phone’s USB drivers on your computer (which can be done by just plugging in the phone), and (#3) downloaded koush’s ClockworkMod Recovery file.
b) Open Odin on your computer.
c) Power off your phone.
d) Put your phone into download mode by holding the Volume Up, Home, and Power buttons simultaneously. When the agreement comes up, accept it. You should move to a screen with the green robot on it.
e) After accepting the agreement, you are in download mode, so plug the phone into your computer.
f) Upon entering download mode, the Odin window should change, and one of the boxes in the ID:COM section should now be occupied. The box should turn light blue and say something like (but possibly not exactly) “0:[COM10]”. Check to make sure this is so.
g) In Odin, uncheck all boxes in the Option section EXCEPT FOR “F. Reset Time”.
h) In Odin, under the Files [Download] section, click the PDA button. In the window that pops up, find koush’s recovery file and open it.
i) Hit “Start”, and follow the progress bars both in Odin (near the top left) and on the phone.
j) Once both are complete, your custom recovery is installed. The screen on the phone will not change, so be sure to let the progress bar fill all the way. Flashing recovery should take less than 30 seconds.
k) Power your phone off by holding in the power button.

End of step one!


STEP TWO: Preparing the files

a) Make sure you have (#1) installed 7-zip, (#2) downloaded the MD4 Baseband/Firmware/Modem zip, and (#3) downloaded punkmaxx’s Virgin Mobile modem .tar.md4 file. (These are download numbers 4, 5, and 6.)
b) In one window, open - open, don’t extract - the MD4 Baseband/Firmware/Modem zip. You should see within it a number of files - among them should be one named NON-HLOS.bin.
c) In another window, open punkmaxx’s Virgin Mobile modem file. It is a .tar.md4 file, so use 7-zip to open it. Like within the zip in the previous step, you should see a file also named NON-HLOS.bin.
d) Drag the single NON-HLOS.bin from punkmaxx’s Virgin Mobile modem file into the zip containing the group of files. Accept any dialogues that warn you about overwriting the existing NON-HLOS.bin file.
e) Rename the MD4 Baseband/Firmware/Modem zip you just edited and put it somewhere safe - you’ll need it in step three.

End of step two!


STEP THREE: Flashing the Files

Notes on step three:
There are two possible ways to get the files on your phone. The easiest is by booting the phone up and simply copying them from your computer - however, some have found that booting into the stock ROM removes the custom recovery we installed. If you find this is the case when you try and boot into recovery in this step, simply redo step one and use the second method for getting the files onto your phone - the second method is to remove the external SD card and copy the files on manually.

a) Make sure you have (#1) the CyanogenMod 10.1 zip, (#2) the edited MD4 Baseband/Firmware/Modem zip that you created in step two, (#3) the Root From Recovery zip, and (#4) the Google Apps zip.
b) Place these four files on your phone in an easily accessible spot using either the first or second method (see “Notes on step three” above.)
c) Power your phone off.
d) Boot into recovery. This is a little bit tricky on the GS3, but not hard by any means. To boot into recovery, hold the Volume Up, Home, and Power buttons UNTIL the screen flashes “SAMSUNG” in white lettering. As soon as the white lettering appears, release all buttons. Give it some time and it should boot into recovery.
e) Once in recovery, immediately backup. This is perhaps the most important step in this entire tutorial - it won’t get you any closer to installing CM10.1, but it will save you from bricking your phone.
f) Once the backup is complete, wipe cache and dalvik cache.
g) Flash your edited MD4 Baseband/Firmware/Modem zip.
h) Flash CM10.1 zip.
i) Flash Google Apps zip.
j) Flash Root From Recovery zip.
k) Reboot! Give the first boot some time, and soon enough you should see the setup screen.

End of step three!


STEP FOUR: MMS Fix

Notes on step four:
I have not extensively tested this fix yet, but I've heard it first hand that it works. Some people have had trouble with MMS while connected to wifi - my MMS works on wifi, but if you have a problem, please contact me.

I don't want to copy and paste from someone without express permission, so here is the link to step four (use method one, now that you have a rooted phone):
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=30536253&postcount=2

End of step four!


Conclusion

If everything worked, you now have CM10.1 on your GS3 - one of the most elegant ROMs, on one of the most powerful phones on the market! If anything isn't working, don't hesitate to post in this thread. You can message me, too, but if you post here you will get the input of your peers, too.

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punkmaxx, for his modem file - one of the essential components to making this all work!
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Mad props dude... I love a good workaround! Thanks for starting this tutorial!
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I'm on boost mobile right now and am thinking about getting an S3 in the somewhat distant future (maybe a few months from now). I've been following the phone's development on the two forums and was wondering if this method could be used for the boost mobile variant.

I think what you're doing is really exciting! Thank you for posting this!
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I'm on boost mobile right now and am thinking about getting an S3 in the somewhat distant future (maybe a few months from now). I've been following the phone's development on the two forums and was wondering if this method could be used for the boost mobile variant.

I think what you guys are doing is really exciting! Thank you for posting this!
it depends on whether the boost mobile GS3 is the same model. i suspect it is, but i can't actually find that info for some reason.

if it is the same model, that's a good starting place. you'll then need to know about the boost mobile firmware.

if it uses a JB bootloader, then you don't have to do any of the heavy lifting this tutorial will cover, and you'll be able to install CM10.1 pretty much out of the box (after installing a recovery...and making a backup of course!)

if it has an ICS bootloader, then i'd bet (i'd bet - NOT i know, hahah) that this same method would work for you - all you'd need is the boost mobile modem.
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it depends on whether the boost mobile GS3 is the same model. i suspect it is, but i can't actually find that info for some reason.

if it is the same model, that's a good starting place. you'll then need to know about the boost mobile firmware.

if it uses a JB bootloader, then you don't have to do any of the heavy lifting this tutorial will cover, and you'll be able to install CM10.1 pretty much out of the box (after installing a recovery...and making a backup of course!)

if it has an ICS bootloader, then i'd bet (i'd bet - NOT i know, hahah) that this same method would work for you - all you'd need is the boost mobile modem.
oOoo! Thanks! I wish I had the phone right now to play around with it all. I'm definitely gonna keep my eye on this forum for more development. Good luck!!
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great job on the tutorial so far. I'm running sprints cm 10.1 as we speak. I'm going to send you a bit more info in a pm.
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I quickly read through this, I just wanted to know if using g60's CWM was an option?
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I quickly read through this, I just wanted to know if using g60's CWM was an option?
at the moment i would wait. first he mentions the recovery bug in "what won't work section" but then thanks a user for helping with it. you could backup your sdcard and try anyway. but i would advise waiting for a more defined answer
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I quickly read through this, I just wanted to know if using g60's CWM was an option?
I don't believe g60's recovery will work. at least I haven't had any luck with it flashing any Sprint roms. I use the recovery from austrie's root guide, or you could use the recovery from this tutorial when it's complete.

The recovery bug is more of a little hiccup than anything. there is a very easy work around for it. no alarms there. you could still flash fully working Sprint roms with out error. you just have to do a backup on the sd card instead of the internal sd.
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great job on the tutorial so far. I'm running sprints cm 10.1 as we speak. I'm going to send you a bit more info in a pm.
4G too?
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I'm not sure to be honest. I don't get 4g anywhere near my city. someone else will have to verify if 4g works.
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other gus, I got MMS working. sent you a pm with a how to guide. also, you do not lose root when you flash to cm 10.1, it is built into the cm settings. hit menu, system settings, then scroll all the way down to # super user. ALL PROBLEMS RESOLVED. now we need punkmaxx or g60 to wrap it all up with a nice bow and put it in a flashable zip file.
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Thanks to the information in this thread, I got CM 10.1 installed and working on my Virgin Mobile Galaxy S3, which I had already rooted and installed TWRP Recovery on (I'm not a fan of CWM) using the instructions in another thread. I ran into a few problems with the Play Store, but managed to work them out.

EDIT: I just realized something...I no longer have the Virgin Mobile apps since I installed the CM 10.1 ROM (well of course not, it's a Sprint ROM). The only one I care about is the Visual Voicemail...any ideas how I might be able to get it back?
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so... can i flash all the partitions in the sprint MD4 odin update (with the VM modem)... Or should i delete everything in the ZIP but the sb1-3.mbn and the Virgin Mobile NON_HLOS.BIN?

EDIT: Still getting assert get prop errors after flashing the sprint MD4 bootloader... I'm gonna just delete those lines from the script and see if it installs... (but this may be a clue that My bootloader flash wasn't successful... I flashed it multiple times though...)
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Flashed without the "assert" lines in script...
Flashed fine...
Couldn't get more than 1x signal...
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EDIT: Nevermind I just make too many ZIPs and i was flashing my MD7 fail-safe flashable instead of the modified MD4 flashable... All good
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other gus, I got MMS working. sent you a pm with a how to guide. also, you do not lose root when you flash to cm 10.1, it is built into the cm settings. hit menu, system settings, then scroll all the way down to # super user. ALL PROBLEMS RESOLVED. now we need punkmaxx or g60 to wrap it all up with a nice bow and put it in a flashable zip file.
any chance you could PM me this guide as well?
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Thanks to the information in this thread, I got CM 10.1 installed and working on my Virgin Mobile Galaxy S3, which I had already rooted and installed TWRP Recovery on (I'm not a fan of CWM) using the instructions in another thread. I ran into a few problems with the Play Store, but managed to work them out.

EDIT: I just realized something...I no longer have the Virgin Mobile apps since I installed the CM 10.1 ROM (well of course not, it's a Sprint ROM). The only one I care about is the Visual Voicemail...any ideas how I might be able to get it back?
OK, here's what I've found so far. The Virgin Visual Voicemail app isn't available for download from anywhere (at least I couldn't find it). Even if it were, it probably wouldn't work with the Sprint CM 10.1. So I thought I'd try setting up Google Voice. Turns out they don't support Virgin. Then I tried YouMail - same thing. The reason being, Virgin doesn't allow busy/no answer call forwarding, so it isn't likely that *any* 3rd party voicemail solution will work. So it's back to the stock ROM for me, at least for now.
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I was able to get everything working on this EXCEPT the 4G LTE. In order for my mobile data to work I HAD to change the Network Mode from "LTE/CDMA/EvDo" to "CDMA/EvDo auto". I can only use 3g. Has anybody solved this problem?
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I was able to get everything working on this EXCEPT the 4G LTE. In order for my mobile data to work I HAD to change the Network Mode from "LTE/CDMA/EvDo" to "CDMA/EvDo auto". I can only use 3g. Has anybody solved this problem?
thats might be due to missing modem files did you replace them when you flashed the sprint rom also could be due to APN point information
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any chance you could PM me this guide as well?
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I was able to get everything working on this EXCEPT the 4G LTE. In order for my mobile data to work I HAD to change the Network Mode from "LTE/CDMA/EvDo" to "CDMA/EvDo auto". I can only use 3g. Has anybody solved this problem?
you also MAY want to try a cm 10.1 nightly Rom. they are still fixing things everyday.
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I did replace the modem file. For apns I did a straight backup of my apns when stock, then restored them when in cm.
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I did replace the modem file. For apns I did a straight backup of my apns when stock, then restored them when in cm.

I'm on boost and I'm going to be doing this so I can get cm 10.1 up and running so could you please explain how you backed up your apns or like to a guide I want 4g also and it would be much appreciated
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I used APN backup and restore from the play store. You can back up the apns unrooted. Then make sure You move the XML file before you factory wipe before flash any ROMs.
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So at this stage, what's missing if you switch over?
MMS?
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No, 4g
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Well that's no good.

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I used APN backup and restore from the play store. You can back up the apns unrooted. Then make sure You move the XML file before you factory wipe before flash any ROMs.

Where did you move it to because I backed up my apns when I was on stock and now I can't find them
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Hope all my fellow Americans' holiday went well...idk about you guys, but the fourth is a four-day holiday here! I'm only just now recovering

That being said, I just got around to writing some more, and I'm happy to say that I updated the second post with the steps!

Will add a step four (MMS fix) once I check it out myself.

Also updating third post with additional thank-yous.

And to everyone in general, thanks a ton for the support. I'm proud enough of myself for feeling motivated to write this up, but everybody's support only makes it that much easier.
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I already have a custom recovery and root access can I still do this? (from here)http://androidforums.com/virgin-mobile-galaxy-s3-all-things-root/729490-guide-rooting-recovery-galaxy-s3-vm.html and also can you post the guide on hot to get mms working on your guide?
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I already have a custom recovery and root access can I still do this? (from here)http://androidforums.com/virgin-mobile-galaxy-s3-all-things-root/729490-guide-rooting-recovery-galaxy-s3-vm.html and also can you post the guide on hot to get mms working on your guide?
Yup, you can still do this. What recovery do you have? I don't think it matters, but I'd just like to know in case you run into any problems.

I posted the MMS fix as step four yesterday, probably should have posted that I updated, but I didn't want to double post
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Any ideas on somehow getting Virgin Mobile's Visual Voicemail installed on CM10.1?
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So after doing this my baseband version is still md7, I would think it would say MD4 but I was still able to flash a sprint rom (liquidsmooth) Maybe I'm just missed something?
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So after doing this my baseband version is still md7, I would think it would say MD4 but I was still able to flash a sprint rom (liquidsmooth) Maybe I'm just missed something?
Nah, mine says MD7 too. I'd honestly like to tell you I know why but I don't. If I had to guess, the baseband version number is stored in the modem file we exchanged, but I don't know. Thanks for pointing that out...
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May want to check out my visual voicemail fix for the Evo V, it may work. It also includes the MMS app as well. However some one is going to need to test this and also change partitions on where the zip installs. You have been warned.

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Yup, you can still do this. What recovery do you have? I don't think it matters, but I'd just like to know in case you run into any problems.

I posted the MMS fix as step four yesterday, probably should have posted that I updated, but I didn't want to double post
Its in the link there ,but are there any steps I should skip or change?
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May want to check out my visual voicemail fix for the Evo V, it may work. It also includes the MMS app as well. However some one is going to need to test this and also change partitions on where the zip installs. You have been warned.

[ZIP] 10.1 Visual Voicemail Fix | *9016 Fixed
I'm willing to give changing the partitions a shot, but I don't even know where to begin. Any pointers you can give me to get me started?
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I'm willing to give changing the partitions a shot, but I don't even know where to begin. Any pointers you can give me to get me started?
punkmaxx has a post with the partition points but how to edit and change that zip beats me
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thank you ^-^ i have problem connecting on my internet.
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Yup, you can still do this. What recovery do you have? I don't think it matters, but I'd just like to know in case you run into any problems.

I posted the MMS fix as step four yesterday, probably should have posted that I updated, but I didn't want to double post
So do I skip any steps then? and the recovery is it the link in my previous post.
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hey OP why did you not simply do all the steps and provide a finished zip with instructions... i know it is about learning great the info is there but why not also provide a completed version or near completed at least.
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To those who have used this: can anyone else confirm no 4g? Any other issues? Not much feedback here, and I don't have time for a few weeks to deal with a borked daily driver. Playtime soon

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So do I skip any steps then? and the recovery is it the link in my previous post.
nope, don't skip any steps. just download the virgin mobile file, not the sprint ones.
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hey OP why did you not simply do all the steps and provide a finished zip with instructions... i know it is about learning great the info is there but why not also provide a completed version or near completed at least.
because honestly i'm not sure how to do that. i don't know how to make a zip that would contain both the rom and the firmware. if that's possible, i suspect it would be flashed from odin, but idk.

i could make a zip for the firmware with the modified firmware though. i was just feeling kinda lazy after doing all the research hah. where can i host it?
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Does everything work in this rom? Or does the 4g connectivity not work?
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Does everything work in this rom? Or does the 4g connectivity not work?
only one way to find out
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because honestly i'm not sure how to do that. i don't know how to make a zip that would contain both the rom and the firmware. if that's possible, i suspect it would be flashed from odin, but idk.

i could make a zip for the firmware with the modified firmware though. i was just feeling kinda lazy after doing all the research hah. where can i host it?
get the file to me and i can upload it to a server i have access to
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installing doesnt work for me i get a error 7 when flashing cm 10
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