5,597,707 Members 34,660 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

How to: Unbrick galaxy s3

Tip us?
 
NDUTU
Old
(Last edited by NDUTU; 28th July 2012 at 06:47 PM.)
#1  
NDUTU's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 17
Posts: 219
Join Date: Jan 2007
Thumbs up How to: Unbrick galaxy s3

OK. As far as I know.... This is so far the Only method to UNBRICK Galaxy S3.

1. Purchase a USB Jig Dongle For Samsung Galaxy S III S3 GT-I9300 Download Mode unbrick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrZUrE5Nqj0

2.This USB jig can only bring your phones into Download Mode. It CANNOT reset your phone binary counter and remove yellow triangle..

3.Usage:
1. Turn off your phone and pull out the battery for about 10-15 seconds.
2. Just put the battery back and don’t turn it on.
3. Plug the USB Jig into the micro USB port on the phone.
4. After about 2-3 seconds, you can see the yellow download mode logo on the screen.
5. Unplug the USB Jig.
6. Connect your phone with USB cable to computer and then flash your phone via the program “odin"

It does not work with latest European Version 2.34, you have to return your device to old version to use.
The Following User Says Thank You to NDUTU For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
Jamin13
Old
#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 240
Posts: 1,104
Join Date: May 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by NDUTU View Post
Why dont you GURUS open a thread of HOW TO UNBRICK GALAXY S3.

What are all the components and hardware needed and a how to tutorial....
Sounds like someone bricked their phone.

|Trolling With A Smile|
The Following User Says Thank You to Jamin13 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
NDUTU
Old
#3  
NDUTU's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 17
Posts: 219
Join Date: Jan 2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jamin13 View Post
Sounds like someone bricked their phone.

|Trolling With A Smile|
NO, dont go so fast, I just want to learn...
The Following User Says Thank You to NDUTU For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
NDUTU
Old
#4  
NDUTU's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 17
Posts: 219
Join Date: Jan 2007
Default How to unbrick galaxy s3

OK. As far as I know.... This is so far the Only method to UNBRICK Galaxy S3.

1. Purchase a USB Jig Dongle For Samsung Galaxy S III S3 GT-I9300 Download Mode unbrick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrZUrE5Nqj0

2.This USB jig can only bring your phones into Download Mode. It CANNOT reset your phone binary counter and remove yellow triangle..

3.Usage:
1. Turn off your phone and pull out the battery for about 10-15 seconds.
2. Just put the battery back and don’t turn it on.
3. Plug the USB Jig into the micro USB port on the phone.
4. After about 2-3 seconds, you can see the yellow download mode logo on the screen.
5. Unplug the USB Jig.
6. Connect your phone with USB cable to computer and then flash your phone via the program “odin"

It does not work with latest European Version 2.34, you have to return your device to old version to use.
The Following User Says Thank You to NDUTU For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
kirE_2o1o
Old
#5  
Member
Thanks Meter 9
Posts: 33
Join Date: Nov 2010
Software bricking is nearly impossible, if getting bootloops or only booting into recovery there is in most cases the way about using odin to flash back to stock
And there is already a thread about changing a broken screen, use the search
The Following User Says Thank You to kirE_2o1o For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
NDUTU
Old
#6  
NDUTU's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 17
Posts: 219
Join Date: Jan 2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by kirE_2o1o View Post
Software bricking is nearly impossible, if getting bootloops or only booting into recovery there is in most cases the way about using odin to flash back to stock
And there is already a thread about changing a broken screen, use the search
Hardware unbrick
The Following User Says Thank You to NDUTU For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
spamcakes
Old
#7  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 64
Posts: 178
Join Date: Mar 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by NDUTU View Post
Hardware unbrick
Might be good to note that the jig method will only work on a softbrick.

Hardbricked phones need either a replacement or a JTAG treatment.

Sent from my tricked out AOKP GT-I9300
LG Optimus 4x HD:
Still trying different ROMs.
 
Rich32
Old
#8  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 15
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Cape Town
Default S3

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jamin13 View Post
Sounds like someone bricked their phone.

|Trolling With A Smile|
I have a S3 Gt-I9305, what version is this. I see there are so many versions and am having a problem with the phone.

thanks
 
JJEgan
Old
#9  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 4406
Posts: 23,036
Join Date: Oct 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rich32 View Post
I have a S3 Gt-I9305, what version is this. I see there are so many versions and am having a problem with the phone.

thanks

The version that has I9305 Q&A forum right next to this forum .

Why hijack a thread that is dead for nearly a year ??

jje

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes