Soft Bricked SIII while rooting

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By Mamoun14, Member on 12th February 2014, 12:43 AM
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I attempted to root my friend SIII using odin as usual, unfortunately it failed and I'm stuck with "an error while upgrading the firmware". Apparently the download mode shows that the phone is SGH-i747, while I'm pretty sure before the phone was bricked that the about phone screen showed that it's the international (GT-I9300) variant. Now I'm not even sure what stock firmware to re-install. note that behind the battery the model is shown to be GT-I9300 too.

Is there a way to verify the model number while the phone is soft bricked? I wish I thought of checking of how much RAM at least this phone had before rooting it but unfortunately I just thought the about phone screen is enough.
12th February 2014, 01:07 AM |#2  
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As far as I know gt-i9300 is internationl version of s3

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12th February 2014, 04:18 PM |#3  
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You've used the wrong file, if the label says i9300 then files for the i747 will brick it. You can try flashing a full i9300 stock rom, but I wouldn't hold out much hope.

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