One Windows

Microsoft is building a new Windows 10 Shell for PC, Mobile and Xbox

Get ready for beta!

Halo Wars 2 Blitz: Game modes, beginner's tips, and more

On the Inside

Everything you need to know about the Xbox Insider Program

Beautiful compromises

Surface Studio review: you'll want one, even if you don't need one

3-in-1

Is this the Surface Phone? Microsoft awarded patents for foldable devices

Windows Central Offers

MCSE Certification bundle is just $39

Even more improvements

All the changes found in Windows 10 build 15007!

Games as a Service

What does the cancellation of Scalebound mean for future Xbox exclusives?

Windows Central Offers

Save $90 on these FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds

Returning for 2017

We're back with an new episode of #AskDanWindows

Lifetime Subscription

VPNSecure is currently 91% off

Our favorite things

The Best of CES 2017 Awards

Infinity Edge in your hand

The XPS 13 2-in-1 is the Dell convertible we've always wanted

Project Valerie

Razer just made a laptop with three — THREE! — 17-inch 4K displays. 😱

Great design from Palo Alto

HP's CES 2017 releases are truly gorgeous PCs

Intel and Google's big day

CES 2017 Day Two: New laptops, new phones, and old ideas made new

Take five is better than ever

The updated Lenovo ThinkPad X1 packs Kaby Lake chips and zero bloatware

Everything we know about the next Xbox: Project Scorpio

UWPowered

'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will power Xbox One and Scorpio games too

Buyer's guide

Best accessories for Microsoft Surface Book

< >
Welcome to the Windows Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. YMCA22's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    2 Posts
       #1  
    Hello all,

    First of all it's my first post here, so NICE to meet u all! :)


    I bought my Lumia from Thailand last month and I live in Israel.
    Everything work just fine until I did a factory rest and then I got bricked.
    By this wonderful post my phone back to life, but now it won't recognize my SIM card.

    In the NaviFirm I didn't exactly know which Firmware release to download, so I download and flash what make more sense to me.
    (to be specific I downloaded (Rem -821) 1232.2109.1242.1000 "Global black swap" (059Q5C56). I choose it because the "Global")

    My question is why my phone don't recognize my Sim? it's because a wrong firmware?
    If it is, so what is the good firmware to me?

    Note: during the all process my SIM card wasn't in the phone.

    Looking foreword for an answer,
    Thank you :)
  2. JConn_Lefty's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    217 Posts
    Global Posts
    334 Global Posts
    #2  
    welcome!

    i wish i can help you out but i dont have any personal experience with unlocking/locking this phone yet.

    but i'm sure its the fact that you reset the phone. same thing happened to me with my iphone. i unlocked/jailbroke the phone. did a factory reset and it went back to "normal". i had to redo the unlocking/jailbreak procedure.

    good luck, this is a great phone.
  3. LevSer's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    29 Posts
    Global Posts
    80 Global Posts
    #3  
    You can check which firmware you have on your phone using Nokia Care Suite, but now that you already have updated you will find the new (non original) firmware, so this solution is already too late.


    I believe the only solution left is for you to tell us where you got your device, i.e. country (Thailand as I understand), provider and store, and then hopefully there is some kind soul around here with a similiar phone who can check it for you.
  4. Kaiser Bhulsuk's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    8 Posts
    Global Posts
    9 Global Posts
    #4  
    Hi I am from Thailand, I suggest you to flash your phone again and choosing Thai Rom which is unlock as the name "RM-821 VAR APAC TH CV BLACK" you can select other Rom under your phone color and it should work, I have got same problem when I flash my rom as I bought it from HK when I flash I also use Thai rom and it does not work so I have to flash again by using HK Rom.

    Hope this help
  5. YMCA22's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    2 Posts
       #5  
    Thank you all for your comments!

    I'm glad to tell that my problem is solved!
    When I wake up this morning I found a lovely surprise, the phone found an update. I update as it says and the problem solved! :)

    It's kind'a weird because the first thing that I did when I notice that my SIM card don't recognize, was to search for an update, which I know that will solve my problem, but there wasn't.

    A happy ending :)
    Again, thank you all.

Similar Threads

  1. Unlocked phone locked after reset
    By ivanhorv in forum Developers Corner
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-10-2012, 02:14 PM
  2. Lost phone, got a replacement
    By red grenadine in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-20-2011, 11:21 AM
  3. unlocked phone on an unsupported country
    By manjungle in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-20-2011, 08:36 PM
  4. Unlocked phones and OS updates
    By win_splash in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-05-2011, 10:08 AM
  5. Unlocked phone - OTA updates
    By rbiowa in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 12-21-2010, 09:19 PM

Posting Permissions