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Mediatek 6592 / Newman K1S Unbricking

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By webbber, Junior Member on 24th August 2014, 10:10 AM
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Hi all,

I have managed to hard brick my new Newman K1S MT6592 phone. It all happened when I was trying to re-partition the internal memory, and something must have messed up with flashtool. Now it doesn't switch on, respond at all, charge etc. I have a nice new shiny black brick.

But I understand that by shorting the motherboard, I might be able to fix it. So, with that in mind, I attach a photo of the motherboard and wonder whether anyone might be able to help me identify where to short and how the process works?

Thanks and fingers crossed.

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25th August 2014, 02:34 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by webbber

Hi all,

I have managed to hard brick my new Newman K1S MT6592 phone.

Are you ABSOLUTY sure you hard bricked it (overwrote the preloader?) . If you remove the battery, and attach the phone to the computer , you see nothing happening in the USB detection of the computer?

Where did you get information that modifiing somthing on the mobo would do something?
16th December 2014, 12:20 AM |#3  
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did you fix your problem ?

I have edited my build.prop and since then my K1S is in a boot loop. I lost somehow my superuser rights, so I am not able to rename my backup file to the original anymore. I am simply not able to mount /system r/w - However I am able to access it via adb. I have tried a lot of rooting soft, but none was able to "root" it again. Before my experiment I have easily rooted it with RootGenius.

So at the moment I have also a nice black brick.
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