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How to Check Status Bootloader Xiaomi Locked or Unlocked

The bootloader status specifies the method of flashing Xiaomi phones. If the bootloader status is unlocked we can install ROM via Fastboot Mode, if locked via EDL Mode (Emergency Download Mode). There are 2 ways to check bootloader status as follows:Fastboot ADB Commands​Go to Fastboot Mode. Turn off device and press Volume Down + Power keys.Connect the device to PC.​Type the command "fastboot devices" and press Enter. Make sure the device serial is detected. If not, install the Qualcomm driver ...
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Ondot Card Control: Set Locations, Merchants, Limits Using Your Phone

Card Control is a smart platform developed by Ondot System has the ability to control your credit card transaction where, when, who, and how. Safe and secure way to control all your cards, turn on alerts when you make a transaction you're notified and you don't even need payment receipt because of the information already in your phone.​ It's a step in stopping the bad guys…I'm more in control of where it can be used. So my card becomes less usable for a fraudster than a card which is op...
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Gmail Latest Update: Addresses, Contacts, and Phone Numbers Converted To Hyperlinks

Gmail does not want to lose competition with other email apps, which makes it easy to open addresses, contacts and phone numbers with a single click. Based on customer feedback, Gmail released the latest updates by changing addresses, contacts, and telephone numbers into hyperlinks to save users time, no need to copy paste. Now, you can click addresses to look them up on Google Maps, email addresses to automatically open your default mail app's compose window and phone numbers to start a call o...
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How to Change DNS on Android Phones (Without Root)

Changing the DNS provided by the ISP to the public DNS becomes the best way to improve the browsing experience. In most cases, when you use Public DNS servers with low latency can increase internet speed. Accessing a site that ISP blocked could be the reason why we do it, but I do not recommend it for security reasons.​Free Public DNS Servers List Most popular free Public DNS Services comes from Internet 'giant' companies. The DNS servers are available for use by anyone, free of charge. Your int...
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Fix Miracle Box Show Waiting for USB Port on Windows 10 64x

You recently bought a Miracle Box and then install it on Windows 10 64 bit. When you tried Miracle to backup ROM (Read) Mediatek phone, the box show up notification waiting for USB Port like picture in above.​Not running Read or Write process is not caused Miracle Box that you buy damaged. Whereas MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM has been detected in Ports Windows Device Manager. You need to install Mediatek VCOM driver for Windows 10 64 bit and uninstall old. Follow the instructions below to fix the...
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How to Update Firmware (Flash) Asus Zenfone 5 T00F A500CG

This guide will help you update the world wide ZenUI firmware your Asus Zenfone 5 T00F (A500CG) device. This can be done to fix :​ Downgrade operating system Lollipop to KitKat. Fixed Asus Zenfone 5 often restarts itself (boot loop). Fixed force close apps. Bring back Nulled IMEI make sure IC Baseband is not broken. Other errors caused by software. Flashing using Asus Flash ToolMake sure that your device is fully charged or has enough power for this process. All user data will be purged in this ...
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Test Point Location Redmi Note 4X Dead Boot / Hard Brick

You tried to flash/root the Note 4X and failed. As a result, the phone becomes dead boot and can't turn on at all. Trying to enter Fastboot and EDL Mode using Deep Flash Cable did not work. Frustrated! Do not know what to do to make phone back to normal. Don't panic, you can do a test point with purpose making the device go into EDL Mode condition then flashed with MIUI ROM. See the location of test point Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Snapdragon on image attachments below. Remove back case. Connect phon...
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How to Enable Qualcomm Diagnostic Mode

Enable Qualcomm Diagnostic Mode useful for changing the IMEI or repair baseband your phone using QPST or other tools. There are three ways to activate Diag Mode.
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How to Fix Failed Flash Redmi 3S Dummy Bin Error Not Found

When the firmware update process Xiaomi Redmi 3S to be completed, the error message dummy bin not found appears in XiaoMi Flash Tool. Based on experience, the issue occurs if you use Fasboot ROM MIUI 8 Global Stable v8.1.1.0. Follow the step by step below to fix the dummy.bin not found problem.

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How to Fix Asus Fonepad 7 Bootloop using UFI Box

I have an Asus Fonepad 7 FE170CG bootloop after update via OTA. Finally I could fix the problem by flashed using UFI Android ToolBox. If you do not have a UFI Android ToolBox software, as an alternative you can use the Asus Flash Tool (AFT) and download raw firmwares.
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5 Methods To Enter EDL Mode Your Xiaomi Mobile Phone (Qualcomm Devices)

Xiaomi officially locked the bootloader by reasoned to improve security system. Of course not all devices, only the latest. The impact, we can no longer flash device through fastboot. Another method to flash Xiaomi phones is through EDL Mode. But there are still many Xiaomi users who do not know how to get a device into EDL Mode, the reason is enter EDL Mode is more complicated than going to Fastboot. Sometimes special tools are needed. What is EDL Mode? EDL stands for Emergency Download Mode. T...
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How to Test Point Xiaomi Mi Max 32 GB Hydrogen To Get Qualcomm 9008

The reason why to do the test point when smartphone Max Mi boot loop or hard brick but the bootloader is locked so can not flash through Fastboot Mode. Actually, using a deep flash cable can make Xiaomi Mi Max 32 GB Hydrogen into Emergency Download Mode or known EDL. But if you do not have the tool, Test point can be a solution. Connect between one point to another like the picture above. Unplug the battery socket and connect the smartphone to the PC, then connect the two dots as shown above u...
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How to Unbrick Xiaomi MI4C via Emergency Download Mode (EDL)

Xiaomi MI 4C hardbrick / softbrick? Can't enter Fastboot Mode or the bootloader is still locked? You can try flash device via Emergency Download Mode. In this video I use Deep Flash Cable to get EDL Mode and QS HS-USB QDLoader 9008 detected on Ports Windows Device Manager. Download Mi Flash Tool 2015.10.28 http://babblecase.com/2aiI Download Fastboot ROM MIUI 8 China Stable V8.1.2.0.LXKCNDI http://babblecase.com/2aiJ Changelogs: Optimization- Improved system security.
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Unbrick Asus Zenfone C Z007 Cannot Boot into Droidboot

Droidboot like BIOS on Windows computer that allows you to access and set up your android system on Asus Zenfone C (Z007) at the most basic level such as hard reset, recovery, update firmware, wipe data and cache, etc. Suddenly, your device can not boot normally just showing a Asus or Intel logo in very a long time. Can not get into Droidboot using various key combinations. In many cases the problem occurs due to android system breakdown, can even be caused hardware damage such as eMMC. On this ...
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Unlocked Phones the Best Choice?

An unlocked phone means a device that is not associated with any carrier, plan and support global frequency bands so it can be used in other countries. When choosing a plan, insert the carrier SIM card into the phone, and you are ready to go. If you decide you want to change your carrier later or want to travel abroad, it's as simple as replacing your existing SIM card with your new SIM and activating your new plan.

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