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My 2 year old pushed the wrong pin 5 times and locked up my encrypted S4. Now when it asks for pin after restart and I put in the right one, it says it's wrong. I tried to Odin a fresh mk2 stock rom, but I kept getting errors. Write being enabled might be the problem, but, I don't know. Thanks!
 
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My 2 year old pushed the wrong pin 5 times and locked up my encrypted S4. Now when it asks for pin after restart and I put in the right one, it says it's wrong. I tried to Odin a fresh mk2 stock rom, but I kept getting errors. Write being enabled might be the problem, but, I don't know. Thanks!
Hate to say it but I think trying a factory reset might be your best best. Good luck..
 
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Hate to say it but I think trying a factory reset might be your best best. Good luck..
Wish I could. I keep getting the "restart kies" screen. The one time I was able to get into recovery mode and tried a factory reset/wipe, cache wipe I thought I was successful. When it booted up I thought I was golden and then realized my wifi wasn't working and neither was bluetooth. So, I went back into ODIN download mode and tried to flash the MK2 at that point and it failed and failed and failed. Any suggestions on factory resetting it?
 
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I used to have my S4 encrypted but I don't anymore because I have heard it creates issues. I don't have a suggestion outside what you have tried, when you are flashing a new ROM, there should not be any issues once it has been completely wiped. Another option is to wipe and try flashing a custom ROM instead. Good luck let us know what happens.
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