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Bricked S4 on 4.4.2

7th July 2014, 08:51 PM |#1  
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I've accidently bricked my s4 running 4.4.2 while trying to downgrade it. Are there any working unbrick methods that could help me?
7th July 2014, 08:56 PM |#2  
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Please reference the section on bricking your phone.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2606501
7th July 2014, 09:13 PM |#3  
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That thread doesn't cover recovering a device on 4.4.2
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That thread doesn't cover recovering a device on 4.4.2

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7th July 2014, 09:34 PM |#5  
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Yup Odin to NC5 is the only way
8th July 2014, 05:32 AM |#7  
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lol. registered 6 years ago but clearly haven't learned anything in that time. It says in big bright red letters what the last 3 digits of the baseband are. NC5 *IS in fact* 4.4.2. That thread covers it. You don't. If you want to hack your cell phone (usually something people can't live without), it's probably a pretty solid idea to read/learn how to do it
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Please note that bricking a phone means it is dead..no lights, no power, nothing...a brick...and can only be recovered by a jtag.

Just messing up your software and bootlooping is called soft-brick or sponged. Major difference in what can be done.

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