Lenovo S930 change or replace Modem Firmware for Better Signal


Lenovo S930 change or replace Modem Firmware for Better Signal – Today’s guide is again about replacing or changing modem file on current running firmware for Lenovo S930, this guide is to solve the problem with signal reception on Lenovo S930.
This guide will modified Leovo S930 system files so it very recommend to do backup preparation before start to following this guide, with this i hope you can solve signal issued on your Lenovo S930 device.

Disclaimer :
This guide for educational purpose only, We not responsible if your device bricked after following this tutorial. Even this guide is already tested but it has possibility to brick your phone, (DWYOR)

Requirements :

Downloads :
  • Modem_S930_V17_ROW modem file from ROW S117, this can be flash using custom recovery can be use for international or china device
  • Modem_S930_V18_ROW ↦ modem file from ROW S118, this can be flash using custom recovery can be use for international or china device
  • Modem_S930_V11_CN ↦ modem file from china firmware, usually used by china devices and install using custom recovery.
  • Modem_1wg_n this modem file taken from Vibe 1.5 china firmware, can only install using manual installation.
Lenovo S930 change or replace Modem Firmware for Better Signal

  1. Recovery Mode Installation
    • This installation mode only can be do with custom recovery, no standard recovery can do this method. 
    • Turn off your device and boot to recovery mode, press and hold Power button + Volume Down + Volume Up button and release until you can see recovery main menu
    • On the custom recovery main menu select Install zip from sd card ↦ Choose zip from sd card  point it to downloaded modem file
    • After installation finish back to custom recovery main menu, select Reboot System Now
    • Boot normally and confirm with go to System Setting ↦ About Phone ↦ look on the Baseband Version make sure it same with the downloaded modem file.
  2. Manual Installation
    • Install Root Explorer on your device, this program needed ROOT to be run
    • Copy the downloaded file to your device, the name must be modem.img so just rename it 
    • Open Root Explorer and navigate to /etc/firmware
    • Move modem.img from downloaded modem file to /etc/firmware then set permission to RW–R–R.
      Lenovo S930 change or replace Modem Firmware for Better Signal  
    • Done, now reboot your phone.

That all, Guide how to replace or change modem file on Lenovo S930 i hope this guide can solve your issued about signal reception problem. Please don’t hesitate to comments if you found any problems or broken link regrading this guide, Thank you


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shoel tanvir .+8801916715509-http://facebook.com/shoel.tanvir

S930_ROW_S218_141106 need same version modem file help me thank you so much support

6 years ago

I am so sorry i dont know what your mean?
Are you asking what modem to use?

aku k2d4k
5 years ago

hi bro.Andy.. i use rom VIBEUI_V2.0_1503_7.16.1_ST_S930 ..need your opinion how to change or replace Modem Firmware for Better Signal. i think it to weak. thanks for an advise

5 years ago
Reply to  aku k2d4k

if you ask me which modem is giving best signal, i cannot help you because it depend on network provider sometime modem A is good on A country but it can worse on B country. So the solution is try one by one and see which one is the best on your country

mohd pauzan
5 years ago
Reply to  aku k2d4k

hi…can i use this modem for model lenovo s939 vibeui v2.0 1507_.9.1_st_s939.. my phone got weak signal after flashing appear and on mobile network state status: disconnected.. can u help me ?tq

5 years ago
Reply to  aku k2d4k

You can try it, but always remeber to backup your current modem file. Change modem file will not make your device brick

mohd pauzan
5 years ago

before this i have done do as your post "How to Replace Radio Firmware for Lenovo S920 « Android Rookie's …" but unfortunately my baseband change to unknown. that why i want to try with this steps..

5 years ago
Reply to  mohd pauzan

ok good luck as long as you have the original backup then it oke to experience with another file

haizal hsu
5 years ago

plese re upload modem version row s118.because ur link same with row s117..i click to link row 118 but apear link s117.

5 years ago
Reply to  haizal hsu

i am sorry cannot do that i already lost the file