[Tutorial] How to fix null / invalid IMEI on Spreadtrum phones

Here's a guide on fixing null / invalid IMEI on Spreadtrum (e.g Itel) phones. If you have an unknown Baseband (Settings > About > Baseband) then consider flashing the stock ROM first using this guide @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-1231.html .

See the video tutorial below or @ http://youtu.be/4GSm0Z06U9M

Method 1: Engineer Mode (No Root Required) 

* Root the phone
* Dial *#*#83781#*#*
* In Engineer Mode (Under Telephony), select Set IMEI

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* Input the IMEI the click Set IMEI

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* Select OK when prompted to reboot

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Method 2 : Shortcut Master (Root Required)


* Rooted phone
* Install Shortcut Master (lite) @ http://hovatek.com/redirect.php?link=htt...lite&hl=en


* Launch Shortcut Master (lite)

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* Press the Menu button and select Secret Code Explorer

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* Wait for loading to begin and complete

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* You should see a list of apps

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* Scroll down to


and select 83781

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* Select Launch 1

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* Click on the Telephony tab

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* Scroll down to Set IMEI and select it

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* Insert the IMEI then click Set IMEI

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* You'll get a prompt saying "In order to guarantee the system to set the correct IMEI, recommended to restart the system" , select Ok

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* The phone will automatically restart

Method 3: IMEI Write Tool


* PC
* Download Spreadtrum IMEI Write Tool @ https://forum.hovatek.com/attachment.php?aid=279
* Install Spreadtrum drivers using https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-827.html
* Spreadtrum phone


* Enable USB Debugging on the phone then connect it to PC (Settings > Developer)
* Launch the Spreadtrum IMEI Write Tool

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* Click Mode Sel

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* Tick Normal Mode then click Select

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* Enter the IMEI

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* Click Write

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* Wait for a few seconds and you should get a 'Passed' Message

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* Reboot the phone and the new IMEI should reflect

Attached Files
.zip   Spreadtrum IMEI Write Tool.zip (Size: 968.63 KB / Downloads: 964)

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