Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,769,355 Members 39,642 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Samsung S3 not recognised after Kitkat 4.4 Omni install

Tip us?
 
Frogstar007
Old
#1  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 5
Join Date: Mar 2014
Default Samsung S3 not recognised after Kitkat 4.4 Omni install

Hi Guys

Yesterday I changed from Android 4.3 to Kitckat 4.4 Omni Rom.

The problem i am having is my PC (windows 8) is now not recognizing the phone 100%. When i plug my phone in the pc makes that sound indicating that a device has been connected to it but it does not display in File Manager. When I disconnect the phone the PC makes that sound indicating that the device has been disconnected. So it is recognizing it to some extent but it is not available in file manager. Phone is charging when connected.

Kies does not recognize the phone at all however Wondershare MobileGo for Android does.

I have tried the following.
  • Installed drivers found on this forum
  • Installed Kies & its drivers
  • Various combinations of uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers
  • Various combinations of disconnecting and rebooting the phone and the pc
  • Tried 3 different cables.
.
 
boomboomer
Old
#2  
boomboomer's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 681
Posts: 3,039
Join Date: Jun 2010
Search and follow a guide on how to completely remove usb devices from windows 8.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk
Note: This quote doesn't automatically apply to everyone, decide for yourself if it might apply to you.

Quote:
Originally Posted by justruss View Post

What has this place become?

It's essentially a few people graciously answering the same repeating of immature, lazy, demanding questions from the masses.

Nobody searches. Nobody reads the first posts or titles of threads. Nobody even looks at posts a couple above their own.

 
Frogstar007
Old
#3  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 5
Join Date: Mar 2014
Quote:
Originally Posted by boomboomer View Post
Search and follow a guide on how to completely remove usb devices from windows 8.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk


Hi boomboomer
Thanks for the reply, but I dont understand your solution. I cannot even find my device let alone remove it.
 
boomboomer
Old
#4  
boomboomer's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 681
Posts: 3,039
Join Date: Jun 2010
Your problem is in windows 8, where a conflict exists. Use Google to search for a step by step guide.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk
Note: This quote doesn't automatically apply to everyone, decide for yourself if it might apply to you.

Quote:
Originally Posted by justruss View Post

What has this place become?

It's essentially a few people graciously answering the same repeating of immature, lazy, demanding questions from the masses.

Nobody searches. Nobody reads the first posts or titles of threads. Nobody even looks at posts a couple above their own.

 
tallman43
Old
#5  
tallman43's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 317
Posts: 918
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: The Land of Android
Quote:
Originally Posted by Frogstar007 View Post
Hi Guys

Yesterday I changed from Android 4.3 to Kitckat 4.4 Omni Rom.

The problem i am having is my PC (windows 8) is now not recognizing the phone 100%. When i plug my phone in the pc makes that sound indicating that a device has been connected to it but it does not display in File Manager. When I disconnect the phone the PC makes that sound indicating that the device has been disconnected. So it is recognizing it to some extent but it is not available in file manager. Phone is charging when connected.

Kies does not recognize the phone at all however Wondershare MobileGo for Android does.

I have tried the following.
  • Installed drivers found on this forum
  • Installed Kies & its drivers
  • Various combinations of uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers
  • Various combinations of disconnecting and rebooting the phone and the pc
  • Tried 3 different cables.
.
Did you disable driver signature when installing new drivers in windows 8 ? Also you could try another file manager for windows like Free Commander or Total Commander or other alternatives that are about...

(1) First rule of flashing roms BACK UP YOU EFS!!
(2) 2nd Rule of flashing roms SEE 1ST RULE!!

(3) EFS Issue look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...uding-t2393289
(4) Rescue Firmware look here >> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...35&postcount=6
 
ilovehc
Old
#6  
Member
Thanks Meter 44
Posts: 39
Join Date: Jan 2013
OP, i 'm exactly having the same problem. I don't know what to do anymore :\

Have you found any solution?
 
Frogstar007
Old
#7  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 5
Join Date: Mar 2014
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilovehc View Post
OP, i 'm exactly having the same problem. I don't know what to do anymore :\

Have you found any solution?

Mine turned out to be a faulty data cable.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Google Glass XE20.1 Update Brings Improved Contacts, Head Nudge, New Cards and Commands

Ever since Google unveiled Android Wear earlier this … more

Remote Control Your Android Device with Monitordroid

The Android OS showsgreat potential in many areas. One of most interesting things that … more

Intel Partners with Unity to Support Android on Intel-Based Devices

Intel, largely known for their long-standing reputation as the king of … more

Device Review: Samsung Gear Live

Recently, Google announced Android Wear to the world. Android Wear is the Android-based initiative from … more