Monday, December 19, 2011
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If you make a factory data reset or upgrade to a new firmware under Samsung I9000 Galaxy S, then some users may get this error while dialing a phone number:
Data network not available
In this tutorial we will show you how to make your Samsung I9000 Galaxy S detect the network of your telecommunications company you are subscribed in. We will have first to re-flash the phone to Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) using Odin, then fix the network issue and get rid of that annoying circle icon.
1. Installing Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread
- Download the Android 2.3.5 rom for Samsung I9000 Galaxy S from here. Then download and Odin from here.
- Disconnect your phone from your computer (USB cable).
- Launch Odin and check on these options:
* Phone Bootloader Update
- Click the PIT button and select the s1_odin_20100512.pit file.
- Click PDA and select the CODE_I9000XXJVS_CL565837_REV03_user_low_ship.tar file.
- Click PHONE and select the MODEM_I9000XXJVS_REV_00_CL1059471.tar file.
- Click CSC and select the GT-I9000-CSC-MULTI-OXAJVS.tar file.
- Enable the download mode by holding down the Volume Down + Home + Power:
- Connect now your phone to your computer via USB cable and wait until drivers are fully installed.
- In Odin's main window, click Start.
- The phone will now be flashed. Don not disconnect it until it boots up by itself.
2. Fixing the Newtork Detection Issue
After finishing the flashing process, disconnect your phone and dial this:
The phone will reset. Then the reception signal will be functional again, no more annoying circles!