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[Q] Stuck in infinite recovery loop

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Default [Q] Stuck in infinite recovery loop

I screwed up.

I wanted to install a new custom mod after purchasing a new SM-P605. I rooted my device, and searched for a while on how to install a custom recovery (TWRP). I downloaded ODIN and flashed it a couple of times but it didn't work, I kept getting a "recovery is not seandroid enforcing" and the screen freezes.

Then I tried Rashr's flash tool to install TWRP for me, and afterwards selected "boot into recovery".

Now i'm stuck in the same screen, but whenever I tried to restart, i get back to it, and can't get back in the system.

What can I do?
 
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I'm unfortunately stuck in a very similar situation.
I was updating the firmware on my tablet to 4.4.2 downloaded off Sammy mobile, uploading using Odin. I've done this dozens of times since my S2 which was 12 handsets and 6 Android tablets ago. This time, about a third of the way through the process hung for a few minutes then the device restarted without warning and now its stuck in a loop where it starts normally
http://imgur.com/MTwiE5V [1]
Then says
RECOVERY BOOTING...
RECOVERY IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING
Set Warranty Bit : recovery.
Then this
http://imgur.com/Ua1nmhi [2]
and stays on that screen for short periods before rebooting and starting the above again.
Thanks in advance for any tips or help you guys can provide!
 
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Originally Posted by SleepyDonald View Post
I screwed up.

I wanted to install a new custom mod after purchasing a new SM-P605. I rooted my device, and searched for a while on how to install a custom recovery (TWRP). I downloaded ODIN and flashed it a couple of times but it didn't work, I kept getting a "recovery is not seandroid enforcing" and the screen freezes.

Then I tried Rashr's flash tool to install TWRP for me, and afterwards selected "boot into recovery".

Now i'm stuck in the same screen, but whenever I tried to restart, i get back to it, and can't get back in the system.

What can I do?

Have tried factory reset/clear cache/clear dalvik?
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Have tried factory reset/clear cache/clear dalvik?
Thanks, but it turns out the solution to my problem was simple. I took it to the place I got it from and the guy just pressed power, vol and menu button long enough until it rebooted. I'm quite a noob it seems.

I'm not sure if it will help you Nationalmaverick, because my problem was slightly different.
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