Moto G from Koodo - bootloader unlockable, but cannot flash any firmware other thant Telus

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For the better part of this evening I have been trying to flash Telus Moto G with a different ROM. I even unlocked the bootloader, but to no avail.

I keep getting the following errors when trying to flash bootloader, recovery and system:

hab check failed for boot

hab check failed for recovery

invalid PIV signed system image

(when trying to flash a ROM with three sparsechunks, sparsechunk.0 gives the error, two remaining flash correctly, the phone boots, but the phone is unusable (most of the menus and stuff is just not there)

I have tried GPE, same thing (wouldn't even boot).

Only thing that always works is flashing Telus firmware.

Is there ANY way to bypass this limitation? I think it is a scandal that I am allowed to unlock my bootloader (thus voiding the warranty), but afterwards I am unable to do with the phone as I please.

It would be nice to hear an answer from someone from Koodo.
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Posted 4 years ago

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You do realize that Koodo doesn't support using alternative firmware. They aren't responsible if your device no.longer functions properly after you defeat the firmware

That being said, I would try rooting it again using prescribed methods in xda and other resources.re flash cwm. Format also the /system partition before flashing the next rom.
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Curious why your trying to flash other firmware on the phone at all?
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Because Telus SW doesn't include Polish system language.

Also, German version gets updated earlier.
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You said the former which I took as the second option sorry and you'd be surprised what some ppl try before the easiest option.
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I have to agree with Paul, we see a lot of people try all kinds of things when an app or setting would get the desired results. We're just trying to help you bro.
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Sorry, no offense meant, I'm really grateful to you both for help. I'm just irritated by this situation and it shows more than I'd like it to.
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Just to clarify that former means the first, whereas latter refers to the second when referring back to two previously mentioned things. ;)
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Ya I know I already got the explanation I just look at things differently lol
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TELUS and Koodo share the same firmware for almost all devices. I recommend asking for help on XDA-developers in the Moto G section.. be sure to specify that you have a Koodo Moto G as there are many country variants.
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CWM+CyanogenMod did the trick. Thank you all for help!
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I am having the same problem can u please help me?
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iii
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afinal qual foi a solucao do problema

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