Android 5.0 Favorite Features, Release November 3rd? – XDA TV

Google Confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop for November 3rd! That and much more … more

Prepare Your Build Machines: Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Now Official

Today is an important day for any and all Linux enthusiasts. One of the … more

Track the Time You Waste on Social Media with Socials Addict

When you use your phone, you often don’t even realize how much time you … more

Document the Story of Your Social Life with 8tory

The different forms of social media are growing every day. It’s hard to imagine a day … more
Post Reply

[Q] [HELP] Reset Flash Counter on bricked phone (no triangle away)

OP fuleng66

4th May 2014, 08:42 AM   |  #1  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 10
 
94 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2010
I have my S3 in a Revolution HD v51 custom rom. Everything was working very smooth until the phone all the sudden crashed and never passed the sammy screen again.

I tryed varies reflashes, recoveries roms etc. it seems it cant mount the internal sd. I've been reading for hours about possible solutionsI'm guessing some hardware error.

Is there a way to reset flash counter WITHOUT triangle away?

Any method or suggestion welcome. since the phone is already screwed.
5th May 2014, 12:22 PM   |  #2  
Senior Member
Flag Birmingham
Thanks Meter: 26
 
230 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2012
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by fuleng66

I have my S3 in a Revolution HD v51 custom rom. Everything was working very smooth until the phone all the sudden crashed and never passed the sammy screen again.

I tryed varies reflashes, recoveries roms etc. it seems it cant mount the internal sd. I've been reading for hours about possible solutionsI'm guessing some hardware error.

Is there a way to reset flash counter WITHOUT triangle away?

Any method or suggestion welcome. since the phone is already screwed.

Im having a similar problem except triangle away isnt working for me.... I follow steps and manage to load app on phone and then it reboots into its own recovery thingy and i press vol up and it does the thing to reset flash but when i got back into download mode i still have 6 flash counts!!
5th May 2014, 12:36 PM   |  #3  
boomboomer's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 709
 
3,212 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
No, there is no other method to reset flash counter.

Triangle away only works on older bootloaders.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk
Last edited by boomboomer; 5th May 2014 at 04:06 PM.
5th May 2014, 01:58 PM   |  #4  
Senior Member
Flag Birmingham
Thanks Meter: 26
 
230 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2012
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by boomboomer

No, there is no other method to reset flash counter.

Triangle away on works on older bootloaders.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk

So is there any other way to fix mine? I bought my phone late january 2014 and TA isnt working for me...dosnt reset the counter even though it states it does...
5th May 2014, 04:05 PM   |  #5  
boomboomer's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 709
 
3,212 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
Triangle away will work, but not with the bootloader you have now.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk
6th May 2014, 01:44 AM   |  #6  
krossifix's Avatar
Member
Dr. Gero's lab basement
Thanks Meter: 38
 
38 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2012
More
Arrow
Please take a look at this thread, may be it would help.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...overy-t2323847

all you gotta do is downgrade your bootloader to the one other than the JB bootloader and follow the steps as mentioned on the guide so that the JB bootloader would not set the flash counter to an integer again other than 0.

Credits to @doovd who prepared this guide.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Tags
brick reset flash counter
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes