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But what if they are able to fix it with jtag box or something?
 
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Well if they can't switch it on then they can't see the custom binary...?

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Since then I haven't rooted it as I'm scared that it could brick again. That's why I wanted an official KitKat upgrade which Samsung don't give for bs reasons!
You can just use VRoot. It's easy to achieve root with it After rooting and installing a custom recovery ALWAYS do a nandroid backup before trying to flash or modify ANYTHING! That's what I do and never spend more than 10 mins (the time required to restore my nandroid) with a bricked phone :P
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You can just use VRoot. It's easy to achieve root with it After rooting and installing a custom recovery ALWAYS do a nandroid backup before trying to flash or modify ANYTHING! That's what I do and never spend more than 10 mins (the time required to restore my nandroid) with a bricked phone :P
But the thing is that I had KitKat by Maclaw for a while. Then one evening it was charging and it just died without warning. It was dead for one day and then it switched on but it just showed bootlogo and switched off. That's when I realised it was semi hard bricked.
 
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But the thing is that I had KitKat by Maclaw for a while. Then one evening it was charging and it just died without warning. It was dead for one day and then it switched on but it just showed bootlogo and switched off. Then when I realised it was semi hard bricked.
That's why I stick with stock-based custom ROMs, zero or very little or minor bugs. No problems with me so far
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This also happened to me. Without warning. I have the same experience as the OP. I keep hearing the connecting/disconnecting sound on my laptop when I connect it to my laptop.
 
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That's why I stick with stock-based custom ROMs, zero or very little or minor bugs. No problems with me so far
But then wouldn't I lose the warranty? And Maclaw's CM11 ROM was the best, I miss out on so many good features on stock and it's so much slower than CM11. I just don't want to end up having another bricked S3 mini though.

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This also happened to me. Without warning. I have the same experience as the OP. I keep hearing the connecting/disconnecting sound on my laptop when I connect it to my laptop.
Don't bother trying to revive it if it's hard bricked. Because they won't find out about the root if they can't turn it on.
 
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But then wouldn't I lose the warranty? And Maclaw's CM11 ROM was the best, I miss out on so many good features on stock and it's so much slower than CM11. I just don't want to end up having another bricked S3 mini though.

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Don't bother trying to revive it if it's hard bricked. Because they won't find out about the root if they can't turn it on.
thats the thing tho. my warranty just expired last month. now im thinking if i should buy a moto g. i just have to live without the sd card...
 
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thats the thing tho. my warranty just expired last month. now im thinking if i should buy a moto g. i just have to live without the sd card...
Oh, void or just finished?
 
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Oh, void or just finished?
finished. I only have a year warranty for my phone. After it ended, I terminated my contract with my carrier cause it's more cost effective for me to just use pay-as-you-go sims...

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