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After Flashing my SGS2 100's of times, it's now a paperweight

7th August 2011, 12:17 AM |#1  
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ok, maybe not 100's of times but my bootloader showed 52 last time i flashed. Not sure what happened, but something went wrong. My phone only shows a picture of a phone, with a yellow triangle, and a picture of a computer. Under that it says firmware failed, and under that it says try recovery mode. Download mode, and recovery mode shows the the same screen described as above, and odin does not see phone. I left the battery out over night, and this morning, the same screen, and odin still don't see the phone. I know all the key combos to get into recovery or download mode, and neither works.
7th August 2011, 12:38 AM |#2  
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You have a bricked phone now. Use JIG USB to save it!
7th August 2011, 12:50 AM |#3  
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I had similar problem and resolved mine by removing the battery, reinserting it and holding down volume down and home keys while powering on (download mode). Then I connected phone to pc via usb and used odin to flash kernel. Hope that works for you.
7th August 2011, 12:52 AM |#4  
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Or you could try this

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7th August 2011, 12:54 AM |#5  
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it seems this is the job for a USB jig (I think)

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7th August 2011, 01:16 AM |#6  
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Have you tried recovery firmware option via KIES?
7th August 2011, 04:59 AM |#7  
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Bah, just take out battery and put it back in and go to download mode and flash the firmware with Odin.
7th August 2011, 05:14 AM |#8  
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Thanks God i've got my Jig..
7th August 2011, 05:35 AM |#9  
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is it related with the limitation write of the NAND flash? quite worry about it..any idea?
7th August 2011, 05:52 AM |#10  
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You only need a jig if you can't get into download mode. Though from what I've read on here might be good to have to reset the flash counter.

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