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[Q] Cannot access Phiz recovery

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By szilagyiszabi81, Junior Member on 12th February 2014, 09:20 AM
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Hello!

I have an i9100 that was rooted but collapsed with a custom rom.

I wanted to reflash the stock rom via Odin (XXLSJ). It worked but I was stuck with a boot loop.

I flashed a matching Philz recovery cwm6-xxlsj-oxx.4.31 via Odin but I cannot access it by pressing volume up + home + power button.

As a matter of fact I tried to flash other cwm versions and non of them would start by using the buttons...

I spent a lot of time looking for answer but haven't found any. I also tried to flash other custom roms via Odin but none of these work.

I would appreciate help a lot! I rooted some phones already but a detailed instruction would be preferable.

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12th February 2014, 09:28 AM |#2  
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Find Hopper8's 'Odin troubleshooting' guide stickied in the General section. Download the 3 part stock firmware linked in the thread, flash with Odin (this will wipe your phone). If you have problems with the flash, do the stuff suggested in the thread until you get a successful one. This will give you a 'clean slate'.

From there, you can re-root your thread & flash a custom rom/whatever. How ? Search. 'How to root' has been asked/answered thousands of times here over the past two years; one hint I'm giving you: Thread stickied near top of Q&A has simple root method (others in guides/tutorials stickied near top of General section). So far as flashing a given rom is concerned, flashing instructions are always on the first page of the thread devoted to the rom, and are clear/concise 99.9% of the time.

Best bit of advice I can give you - don't do anything to your phone until you understand what you're doing. Not doing so leads to busted phones. Take your time.
12th February 2014, 12:25 PM |#3  
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Find Hopper8's 'Odin troubleshooting' guide stickied in the General section. Download the 3 part stock firmware linked in the thread, flash with Odin (this will wipe your phone). If you have problems with the flash, do the stuff suggested in the thread until you get a successful one. This will give you a 'clean slate'.

From there, you can re-root your thread & flash a custom rom/whatever. How ? Search. 'How to root' has been asked/answered thousands of times here over the past two years; one hint I'm giving you: Thread stickied near top of Q&A has simple root method (others in guides/tutorials stickied near top of General section). So far as flashing a given rom is concerned, flashing instructions are always on the first page of the thread devoted to the rom, and are clear/concise 99.9% of the time.

Best bit of advice I can give you - don't do anything to your phone until you understand what you're doing. Not doing so leads to busted phones. Take your time.

Thank you for the answer. However, I tried those.

I don't have any problem with the flashing of that ROM, it just wouldn't start. It is boot-looping.

I can flash the Siyah kernel via Odin, but I cannot enter CWM after that so I cannot perform that procedure.
12th February 2014, 01:43 PM |#4  
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Try this
Take out battery,hold vol up + home + power and put the battery back without releasing the buttons.
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Try this
Take out battery,hold vol up + home + power and put the battery back without releasing the buttons.

Sorry, does not work.
12th February 2014, 02:15 PM |#6  
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kinda silly question

did you hold them for at least 3 sec?
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kinda silly question

did you hold them for at least 3 sec?

Of course.

I read now that maybe I need to reflash the bootloader file.
12th February 2014, 02:55 PM |#8  
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just checked

latest philz for xxlsj is 4.35
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just checked

latest philz for xxlsj is 4.35

Flashed it via Odin but still cannot enter recovery by Vol Up + Home + Power.

Stuck with a bootloop with yellow triangle...
12th February 2014, 04:23 PM |#10  
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Flashed it via Odin but still cannot enter recovery by Vol Up + Home + Power.

Stuck with a bootloop with yellow triangle...

Idk,maybe try dorimanx 8.43.Or other stock firmware like xwms3
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Idk,maybe try dorimanx 8.43.Or other stock firmware like xwms3

So now I am back on XXKH3. It would not start but I managed to root it like this:

http://www.theandroidsoul.com/how-to...2-i9100-guide/

Now there is CWM but it says it cannot mount cache or sd card or nothing.

What can I do?

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