How to Change SKUI on Nokia 7 Plus to Worldwide from Chinese

In this guide, we will tell you how to Change SKUI on Nokia 7 Plus to Worldwide from Chinese. Usually, Android devices that run Android v8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box can’t switch SKUID without service permission. With SKUID changed to Global you can use Google Apps such as Google Pay. Also, changing the SKUID will enable you to pass the SafetyNet. It will further assist you while flashing recoveries and any modifications. This method was devised by XDA member hikari_calyx. So, thanks to him for this work. often users end up buying a Chinese variant of smartphone that doesn’t make use of certain important services like Google and its App.

Change SKUI on Nokia 7 Plus

Nokia 7 Plus is a mid-range smartphone which released in March 2018. It flaunts a 6-inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 X 2160 pixels. It runs on Octa-core Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660. It comes with a RAM of 4 GB. The device packs options 64 GB of expandable internal storage. The 7 Plus runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It brings a dual rear primary camera set-up of 13 +12 MP and a 16-megapixel selfie shooter.

How to Change SKUI on Nokia 7 Plus to Worldwide from Chinese

Before changing the SKUI on Nokia 7 Plus, you have to follow some guidelines an need to have some tools with you. We have listed them in the following section.

Pre-Requisites

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Steps to Change SKUI on Nokia 7 Plus to Worldwide or China

Step-1 Open the terminal emulator and execute the following command to accept the root permission.

$ su
# dd if=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/deviceinfo of=/storage/emulated/0/deviceinfo.img

Step-2  Use the Hex Editor to open device info.img which you’ve kept at the root directory of device storage.

Step-3 Goto offset 0x13B0. You should see something similar to the below-mentioned example.

Offset      0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7   8  9  A  B  C  D  E  F

00001380   53 4B 55 49 44 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   SKUID           
00001390   00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00                   
000013A0   53 4B 55 63 68 61 6E 67  65 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   SKUchange       
000013B0   36 30 30 43 4E 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

Step-4 Modify the value of 0x13B3 and 0x13B4 to 57 which is ASCII “W

Offset      0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7   8  9  A  B  C  D  E  F

00001380   53 4B 55 49 44 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   SKUID           
00001390   00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00                   
000013A0   53 4B 55 63 68 61 6E 67  65 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   SKUchange       
000013B0   36 30 30 57 57 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

Step-5 After performing the modification, save it as deviceinfo_mod.img.

Step-6 Now Copy it to your device storage.

Step-7 Go to the folder where you’ve installed ADB. In there Press Shift + Right-click > Click Open PowerShell.

Step-8 Give the following commands in the window and execute them. You can also do it on the emulator if you wish.

$ su
# dd if=/storage/emulated/0/deviceinfo_mod.img of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/deviceinfo

Step-9 Now you have to reboot the device to integrate the changes. Also,  make sure to relock the OEM of your phone.

fastboot flashing lock_critical
 fastboot oem lock-go

So, that’s it, guys. Now you’ve successfully converted the SKUID of your device to Global from Chinese. We hope this guide was helpful to you.

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