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I have rooted my android phone and removed some of system apps form my Samsung GT-S5360 in order to save space. These are

  • Email.apk
  • EmailWidget.apk
  • Memo.apk MyFiles.apk
  • QuickOffice.apk
  • SamsungApps.apk
  • SamsungWidget_ProgramMonitor.apk
  • SamsungWidget_StockClock.apk
  • YouTube.apk

My phone is working very good except when I tried to play "FM Radio" which is not detecting any station at all.

Please tell me how to rest this phone to buy day condition. Or if replacing/flashing the firmware to S5360DDLK2_S5360ODDLK1 will solve my problem. Will change my IMIE etc?

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Usual recommendation though too late in your case (remember for next time then): Don't ever go straight to delete, but first freeze (disable) apps to check for possible side effects. Had you done so, a simple "unfreeze" would have restored factory conditions without losing any data. –  Izzy Mar 5 '13 at 21:06
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First you should try to use the settings item "Reset Phone".
You can find it at settings->back up and reset -> factory data reset.
But remember: if you do this all your data will be deleted so do a backup on your pc or cloud first.
If this does not help try to find out your kernel and build and baseband. Normally Settings -> about phone.
Load your firmware from samfirmware and flash it with odin.
There are several guides you can find (one is at samfirmware too).
Maybe there is a solution without resetting or flashing, but I don't know any.
Hope it helps you.

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Yes, you will have to reflash ROM to restore to purchase day settings. Since you deleted those .apk files, a simple reset won't do the trick.

IMEI is hard coded in phone, reflashing firmware will have no affect on that.

However, I don't see how any of the apps you listed as deleted should have anything to do with FM radio reception.... maybe the samsungapps has the programming to make radio work?

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