Repair Phone IMEI using PC and TWRP Recovery [Solved]

In this post, I’m sharing a simple guide for repairing a phone’s IMEI using TWRP recovery. You will need a PC/ Laptop and a rooted android device in order to perform this. The Invalid IMEI or IMEI error is the most common problem faced by most MediaTek devices. The issue generally happens when you install a new custom ROM on your device or update your Android device software or manually modify the IMEI number.

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How to Repair Phone IMEI

This type of issue mostly occurs in Mediatek based Android smartphones. As a result, the device network is unrecognized by the SIM card and the SIM does not show any signals or network.

The solution?

Mostly only MediaTek device users will face this type of issue and this guide is for them. All you need is a rooted android device to Flash zip file and PC/ Laptop to create the zip file for your android. This tutorial is helpful for those whose IMEI got corrupted after installation of any custom ROM and if your phone is not able to register to the network.

There are other methods as well where you need to install Chameleon or MTK Engineering Mode app via play store or if you failed using SN Flashtool or MAUI meta-tool then this tutorial is for you.

Follow These Steps

Before proceeding, i recommend you to take a complete backup of your phone’s settings and files using Nandroid backup

Click here if you don’t know how to take a nandroid backup

Step 1: Download these two zip files from this link:

Step 2: Extract the zip file IMEI maker into a folder

Step 3: Open the extracted folder and press shift + Right Mouse Click on windows area, Then Select “Open Command Window Here

In windows 10 you cannot find the options by default, follow this instruction

Step 4: So the command window will appear now.

Without deleting anything write the following command for imei repairing.

imei.exe (first imei number) (2nd imei number)

For example, if my imei 1 is 1234567890 and imei 2 is 0987654321 then i will write

imei.exe 1234567890 0987654321

Then hit enter

After this close the command window.

Step 5: So you will see a new file is created with a filename as MP0B_001_NEW. So rename this file as MP0B_001

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Step 6: Now open the IMEI Repair Zip file and copy the file MP0B_001 which you renamed earlier to the location Imei\data\nvram\md\NVRAM\NVD_IMEI\ as shown in the video tutorial below.

Step 7: So finally your zip file is created and you are successful now. Copy this created or edited zip file IMEI Repair to your phone SD Card and install via TWRP OR CMW or any other recovery.

Click here if you don’t know how to flash TWRP recovery on your phone

Now restart your phone and congrats you have restored your phone IMEI.

Video Tutorial

If you have any doubts on the above steps please watch this video and learn How to Repair Phone IMEI using PC and TWRP.

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