1. Supster31's Avatar
    I recently bought a Lumia 640XL (RM-1096). I bought it due to being fairly cheap and it supporting LTE on T-Mobile. Though it is Chinese. So I want to flash an unbranded US ROM on it so it won't be Chinese and I'll get updates when released in the US. Although I need a product code for it, which sadly I simply can't find online. If anyone knows the product code for the US 640XL I'd really appreciate it. Thanks!
    11-05-2015 07:41 PM
  2. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    11-05-2015 09:02 PM
  3. timster01's Avatar
    would a ROM for the single sim model work on a dual sim model?

    either way, here's the product code for the RM-1064: 059X2F6
    11-05-2015 09:04 PM
  4. Supster31's Avatar
    Thanks! I'll give it a try. Hopefully it works. (I wouldn't mind losing dual sim support, I'm only going to use one sim anyways)
    11-05-2015 09:20 PM
  5. PepperdotNet's Avatar
    sorry, your only options for the RM-1096 are

    059X1C9 VAR APAC CN CV
    059X183 VAR APAC HK CV

    The first option when you turn it on after factory reset is language, once you set it to English, and the region to US, and delete the Chinese language and keyboards, it should work just as good as a native US version.

    I wouldn't recommend installing a rom for a different model (RM) number. They have different numbers for a reason.
    pankaj981 likes this.
    11-05-2015 09:24 PM
  6. Supster31's Avatar
    What about when formatting or updating to Windows 10?
    Also, is it really not possible to flash it to another region?
    I have read some posts stating that it's possible flashing a Chinese Lumia with a US ROM.
    11-05-2015 09:27 PM
  7. PepperdotNet's Avatar
    Yes, it's possible to flash a Chinese Lumia with a US ROM, but that depends on a US ROM for that model actually existing. Unfortunately, in the case of RM-1096 there isn't one.
    11-06-2015 03:22 PM
  8. AOFSOCAL's Avatar
    Wholeheartedly agree with PepperDotNet on this. These are the exact steps I followed (to set up for US English) and works great.
    02-13-2016 04:06 PM
  9. Supster31's Avatar
    I was actually able to install the ROM for RM-1064 (640XL USA Single Sim) to my RM-1096.

    It completely removed all that Chinese trash. Ironically enough though, the OS still detects the 2nd SIM slot, so sadly I still have the annoying icon on my status bar.
    02-19-2016 10:14 PM
  10. Frank huang's Avatar
    Hi Supster31, could you please teach me the process that you flash LM-1064 to 1096?
    06-20-2016 12:47 PM

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