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Old 02-09-2017, 09:17   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up J120H Root and IMEI Done 100% (Z3X)


Those who are dealing with J120H or J120H/DS for root and IMEI repair issues. They can try this Method. First Download the file from below link and extract;

First copy into phone memory, enable oem unlocking in developer options and then reboot into download mode. Flash twrp_recovery.tar.md5 and reboot into recovery right after flash. Allow modification if there. (Please note OTG and EXT. SD card are not working in this recovery). FLash the and reboot system and you are done with Root. Now head to Z3X and repair IMEI. Here is success report;

    Phone must be rooted!
  If the software can't root the phone automatically, 
  then you must root your device manually.
  1. Power on the phone.
  2. Tap 7 times on 'Build number' in 'Settings'-'About phone' to enable 'Developer options',
     go to 'Settings'-'Developer options' and enable 'USB debugging'.
  3. Connect the phone to PC with USB cable, install drivers if needed.
  4. Select device in ADB settings.
  5. Fill values what you need to repair.
  6. Press 'Repair' button. 

Operation: Repair
Selected model: SM-J120H/DS
Software version: 27.7

If you are looking for 'Repair Network' function then you should use 'Patch Certificate'

Waiting ADB device... Ok
Reading phone info...
Model: SM-J120H
Android version: 5.1.1
Product code: SM-J120HZWDMTZ
Phone version: J120HXXU0APD2
PDA version: J120HXXU0APD3
CSC version: J120HOJV0APD1
CSC country code: Zambia
CSC sales code: MTZ
HW version: MP 0.400
Phone SN: xxxxxxxxxxx
Modem board: SC7727SE
RF cal date: 20160726
Checking Super user right... true
Checking MSL... Ok
Initialization AT RIL... Ok
Bypass MSL Ok
Repairing IMEI... Ok
Repairing Slave IMEI... Ok
Rebooting phone... Ok
Repair done

Done with Samsung Tool PRO v.27.7
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Old 03-23-2017, 11:36   #2 (permalink)
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my phone always restarting after rooting this file... what can do, it cant flash in odin and z3x it always fail
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Old 06-19-2017, 16:53   #3 (permalink)
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my j120h/ds restarting after flash

not tested...
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