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By GeekWilliam, Junior Member on 18th April 2014, 09:17 AM
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I'm not exactly sure but my friend was messing around with his Galaxy Gear and ended up wiping the OS off it. I'm trying to figure out how to fix it. It has the custom recovery on it. I'm able to get it in recovery and download mode but when it tries to boot it doesn't go pass the Samsung logo screen. I know more then he does about this but not sure how to load a rom on it when there is no OS. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 
 
18th April 2014, 04:32 PM |#3  
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Sounds like he did a system wipe, go to download mode and Odin stock


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I'm not exactly sure but my friend was messing around with his Galaxy Gear and ended up wiping the OS off it. I'm trying to figure out how to fix it. It has the custom recovery on it. I'm able to get it in recovery and download mode but when it tries to boot it doesn't go pass the Samsung logo screen. I know more then he does about this but not sure how to load a rom on it when there is no OS. Any help would be greatly appreciated!



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19th April 2014, 07:32 AM |#4  
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Thanks! That worked!
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what slot do I put this in in odin?
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20th April 2014, 03:30 AM |#6  
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ok found I need to put it in PDA (I was running the wrong version) but it still dosent do anything.
messages show:
<ID:0/006> Added!!
<ID:0/006> Odin v.3 engine (ID:6)..
<ID:0/006> File analysis..
<ID:0/006> SetupConnection..

then sits there....

any help please...

there is NO rom currently loaded in the Gear.
Gear is Rooted, and has TWRP installed.

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21st April 2014, 07:04 PM |#7  
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ok found I need to put it in PDA (I was running the wrong version) but it still dosent do anything.
messages show:
<ID:0/006> Added!!
<ID:0/006> Odin v.3 engine (ID:6)..
<ID:0/006> File analysis..
<ID:0/006> SetupConnection..

then sits there....

any help please...

there is NO rom currently loaded in the Gear.
Gear is Rooted, and has TWRP installed.

Thanks Rick

That's commonly a computer side software problem, try using a different USB port, restarting your computer, reinstalling drivers, etc
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21st April 2014, 07:17 PM |#8  
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That's commonly a computer side software problem, try using a different USB port, restarting your computer, reinstalling drivers, etc

I tried that, but I will try again when I get home tonight. Is it just the Samsung drivers I need?

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22nd April 2014, 02:24 AM |#9  
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That's commonly a computer side software problem, try using a different USB port, restarting your computer, reinstalling drivers, etc

UPDATE: thank you thank you thank you!!! it was the drivers! I uninstalled the Samsung Drivers, rebooted, ran various scanners then rebooted again, then installed the drivers again.

used Odin3 V1.85 and loaded the stock rom in the PDA slot and put the GEAR in download mode.

all installed fine! now to reroot and load NULL again!

Thanks again!
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22nd April 2014, 06:39 PM |#10  
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UPDATE: thank you thank you thank you!!! it was the drivers! I uninstalled the Samsung Drivers, rebooted, ran various scanners then rebooted again, then installed the drivers again.

used Odin3 V1.85 and loaded the stock rom in the PDA slot and put the GEAR in download mode.

all installed fine! now to reroot and load NULL again!

Thanks again!
Rick

No problem, I'm glad you worked it out
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