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[Q] Samsung S2 Stuck in Boot loop recovery says Cant mount Efs

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21st February 2014, 11:02 AM   |  #1  
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Hi All,

Sorry if i am posting in wrong section .

My Galaxy S2 Gt-I9100 stuck in Boot loop , its happening all the time with out power on button pressed

I am able to go Recovery and download mode . Recovery mode Error Msg - Failure cant mount E:Efs

I have nandroid full back up restoring also not solving problem

I did Stock ROM flashing still issue there .

I visited Samsung store they said Mother board is gone . i am not sure they are telling truth .

Please help me what i have to do to make my S2 work again .

Thanks
Braj
21st February 2014, 11:21 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by erbraj

Hi All,

Sorry if i am posting in wrong section .

My Galaxy S2 Gt-I9100 stuck in Boot loop , its happening all the time with out power on button pressed

I am able to go Recovery and download mode . Recovery mode Error Msg - Failure cant mount E:Efs

I have nandroid full back up restoring also not solving problem

I did Stock ROM flashing still issue there .

I visited Samsung store they said Mother board is gone . i am not sure they are telling truth .

Please help me what i have to do to make my S2 work again .
Thanks
Braj

if have you cleared the root counter using triangle away and phone is in warranty giv to the service centre else try flashing the pit file change kernel and try restoring
21st February 2014, 11:53 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by erbraj

Hi All,

Sorry if i am posting in wrong section .

My Galaxy S2 Gt-I9100 stuck in Boot loop , its happening all the time with out power on button pressed

I am able to go Recovery and download mode . Recovery mode Error Msg - Failure cant mount E:Efs

I have nandroid full back up restoring also not solving problem

I did Stock ROM flashing still issue there .

I visited Samsung store they said Mother board is gone . i am not sure they are telling truth .

Please help me what i have to do to make my S2 work again .

Thanks
Braj

Sorry for quoting the op

Flash stock rom
Then go to stock recovery
Wipe data
Reboot..
Let me know if this works
21st February 2014, 12:40 PM   |  #4  
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Hi all

thanks for all,

I got the solution , i Flash bootloader with odin.

Now my phone is stared but not getting able to register in Mobile network , seems my IMIE number is lost ,

I have old nandroid backup i am going to restore to store my IMIE

Thanks All for your help
21st February 2014, 01:24 PM   |  #5  
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Hate to break it to you, but restoring a nandroid isn't that likely to bring your IMEI back. If you're very lucky, flashing a stock rom for your country/carrier (if you're already running one, flash others) might bring it back if it's a case of temporary IMEI loss. If not, many mobile repair shops (not Samsung service centres) should be able to write the IMEI back to the device relatively cheaply. And if not, a Samsung authorised repairer can do it (or they may replace the motherboard which has already been suggested to you), but that can obviously be somewhat expensive.
21st February 2014, 02:12 PM   |  #6  
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Or if lucky op might find a efs backup somewhere in internal memory
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