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Alcatel Idol 5 (6060C codename simba6) Bootloader Unlock and Recoveries

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lehmancurtis147, Sep 1, 2020.

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Any body interested in being able to use gsi's with this phone?

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  1. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    New From A-TEAM:
    6060C
    ACCESS FASTBOOT
    UNLOCK BOOTLOADER
    INSTALL TWRP

    Special thanks to the mVirus Team for the reboot tool.
     


    #1 lehmancurtis147, Sep 1, 2020
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2020
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  2. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    You will need this tool from the mVirus team.
     

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  3. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    Ok, here we go!!!

    Start fastboot


    1. Unpack and launch the boot mode tool.
    2. Power off your 6060C.
    3. While holding vol- plug in device to PC.
    4. While continuing to hold vol- press power until the device starts and release power (not vol-).
    5. Once you see fastboot at the bottom of the device you can release vol-.

    Unlock Bootloader


    Now that you are in fastboot mode, we need to unlock the bootloader.

    Code (Text):
    1. fastboot oem unlock

    Install Custom Recovery


    I forgot to mention I also built a working TWRP.img for this device.

    1. Unzip the recovery.zip.
    2. To install it.
    Code (Text):
    1. fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    3. then...
    Code (Text):
    1. fastboot oem reboot-recovery
    4. Welcome to team win recovery!

    twrp link:
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1teI23ASm2IbIy_r4xV0jlzz_TzS3cvTc/view?usp=sharing

    NOTE:

    Unless you remove verity (and a handful of other annonyances) you will loose twrp. Luckily, I've already built a replacement system.img to solve this. Once its working right I'll share it.
     
    #3 lehmancurtis147, Sep 1, 2020
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2020
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  4. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    I have the system image working, but it's huge. Probably why system and vendor were split in android 8. It's a 4.6 gigabyte image so as soon as I decide the best way to host it I will post it.
    In the mean time, the way to keep updated is our telegram group.

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  5. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    From my 6060C.
     

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    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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  7. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    is this a modified twrp recovery or your own? looks freakin cool. it almost makes me want to get the phone, just to play around with this.
     
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  8. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    I compiled the image, but the theme is a ui.zip I found somewhere.
     
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  9. lehmancurtis147

    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    Attention:

    I now have the following recovery images that I've compiled from source:
    1.Team Win Recovery Project
    2. Pitch Black Recovery Project
    3. Orange Fox Recovery Project
    4. Sky Hawk Recovery Project

    **I will try to make those image and some screenshots available soon. Also plan on adding a credits/thank you section to this thread. I also plan to start a thread for XposedFramework when I find the time.
     
    #9 lehmancurtis147, Sep 23, 2020
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2020
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    lehmancurtis147 A-Team Dev
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    Edited
     
    #10 lehmancurtis147, Oct 4, 2020
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2020
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