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[Q] I downloaded archidroid ROM, after a few days my phone stuck...

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27th May 2014, 07:58 PM   |  #1  
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today my battery went down to zero and then my phone stuck on the menu screen.
i rebooted but then my phone got stucked on the samsung galaxy 3 logo.
i tryed to wipe files and catche but it didnt helped,
i tryed to install the ROM again but it didnt helped...
i can get to the recovery and download mode, but my phone still stuck on the stuped logo...
what to do?

sry if i have spelling mistakes...
27th May 2014, 08:40 PM   |  #2  
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You have corrupted one or more partitions, try a factory reset after flashing your custom rom again.

If that doesn't work then use Odin to flash a stock firmware, then factory reset.

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27th May 2014, 08:45 PM   |  #3  
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You have corrupted one or more partitions, try a factory reset after flashing your custom rom again.

If that doesn't work then use Odin to flash a stock firmware, then factory reset.

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sorry but what "flash a stock firmware means?"
how do i do that?
do you have links?

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27th May 2014, 09:25 PM   |  #4  
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Go read the sticky thread in general forum, you are missing basic information.

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27th May 2014, 09:51 PM   |  #5  
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Go read the sticky thread in general forum, you are missing basic information.

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ok so i should download the firmware achieve from my area

then i just flash original ROM?

this is the instruction page: http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...overy-t2323847

then im done?
i need to change the recovery thing too?
or i can just start from procces 4?
27th May 2014, 11:23 PM   |  #6  
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i did what u told me

i used odin to flash

then it stucked on samsung logo

so i went to the recovery, and i wiped the things

but it didnt helped, it still stucked on the samsung logo..

i noticed some red lines in the recovery that says

"failed to mount /efs(invalid argument"

what is that means?
28th May 2014, 02:29 AM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by orial10

i did what u told me

i used odin to flash

then it stucked on samsung logo

so i went to the recovery, and i wiped the things

but it didnt helped, it still stucked on the samsung logo..

i noticed some red lines in the recovery that says

"failed to mount /efs(invalid argument"

what is that means?

Means you screwed the efs partition when flashing an incompatible modem with your efs version.

If you flashed a 4.1.2 firmware and got that error, try and flash a mg4 or above modem to see if it gets solved. Or flash a 4.3 firmware altogether.

Read rootSU post on efs, it's a must.

Of you ever backed up your efs or used twrp recovery to make a nandroid backup (which also backs up efs) you might get it back by restoring it.

Otherwise, a patched kernel, modem or ariza patch would be the last available choice before sending to repair.
28th May 2014, 09:50 AM   |  #8  
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Means you screwed the efs partition when flashing an incompatible modem with your efs version.

If you flashed a 4.1.2 firmware and got that error, try and flash a mg4 or above modem to see if it gets solved. Or flash a 4.3 firmware altogether.

Read rootSU post on efs, it's a must.

Of you ever backed up your efs or used twrp recovery to make a nandroid backup (which also backs up efs) you might get it back by restoring it.

Otherwise, a patched kernel, modem or ariza patch would be the last available choice before sending to repair.


can you explain or give me some links how to do that?
28th May 2014, 03:41 PM   |  #9  
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can you explain or give me some links how to do that?

I mean, go to the stickies in the general section and read. They're there for a reason, including steps before rooting, flashing, information on the efs partition, and pretty much everything else you could have done to avoid the situation you're facing right now.

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