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Hey,

So, I was using 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) for a very long time but now I want to update to 4.4.2 (Kitkat).
But I am not sure, how to do it correctly.

I've tried it by my own but all I got now, is that the phone gets stuck at the "Samsung Galaxy S3"-Bootscreen.
What I did :

-Update CWM
-Reset (factory/system, cache and dalvik)
-Flash 4.4.2 CM11 rom (tried crSimple, Archidroid and the original CM11)

Is there something else I have to do, to get 4.4.2? Like unroot and install stock rom?

By the way; My phone is already rooted and I had the null_ (v26) Rom on it.

Sorry if a post like this already exists. I used the searchfunction but I found nothing and even google didn't help me

I appreciate every kind of help, ty

regards,
furi
 
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Hey,

So, I was using 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) for a very long time but now I want to update to 4.4.2 (Kitkat).
But I am not sure, how to do it correctly.

I've tried it by my own but all I got now, is that the phone gets stuck at the "Samsung Galaxy S3"-Bootscreen.
What I did :

-Update CWM
-Reset (factory/system, cache and dalvik)
-Flash 4.4.2 CM11 rom (tried crSimple, Archidroid and the original CM11)

Is there something else I have to do, to get 4.4.2? Like unroot and install stock rom?

By the way; My phone is already rooted and I had the null_ (v26) Rom on it.

Sorry if a post like this already exists. I used the searchfunction but I found nothing and even google didn't help me

I appreciate every kind of help, ty

regards,
furi
Download and flash latest philz recovery (6.15.4), and try again: http://goo.im/devs/philz_touch/CWM_A..._Edition/i9300

Btw- you should also flash Gapps package (if you want to use Google Play) after flashing the rom

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Download and flash latest philz recovery (6.15.4), and try again: http://goo.im/devs/philz_touch/CWM_A..._Edition/i9300

Btw- you should also flash Gapps package (if you want to use Google Play) after flashing the rom

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Tried it, but it doesn't work
I am out of ideas
 
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Tried it, but it doesn't work
I am out of ideas
Try to do a full wipe (including formatting your internal SD, system and preload, and try again. If it doesn't help, flash stock ROM using Odin, flash recovery and repeat

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Try to do a full wipe (including formatting your internal SD, system and preload, and try again. If it doesn't help, flash stock ROM using Odin, flash recovery and repeat

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I made a full wipe, but it didn't help. (Error formatting /preload)
I've got a new problem now. Since I've tried to install different roms, my phone doesn't seem to factory reset anymore.
As soon as I want to reset (or flash anything), the phone just shuts down..

Trying a stock rom now, if my pc will connect with my phone (Always had problems with this..)

E: Okay, now it made a REAL full wipe and I can flash again. ^^ Going to try it one more time, if it doesn't work I will go from a stock rom.
EČ: IT WORKED! Wuhu *o* Thanks so much! (: formatting seems to fix the problem ^^
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