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By tomperu, Junior Member on 11th April 2014, 10:17 PM
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I just rooted my new galaxy s5, the sm-g900h version with the corresponding root. But it software bricked my phone. Now I have the "phone-triangle-pc" screen. I had all my galaxy rooted before. So I am not a totally beginner. I tried also to redo this process but didn't work. What can I do now? Please help. Thanks a lot
 
 
12th April 2014, 12:49 AM |#2  
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Hello Friends
I just rooted my new galaxy s5, the sm-g900h version with the corresponding root. But it software bricked my phone. Now I have the "phone-triangle-pc" screen. I had all my galaxy rooted before. So I am not a totally beginner. I tried also to redo this process but didn't work. What can I do now? Please help. Thanks a lot

i ve heard 2 people had brick problems with the root file for sm-g900h, i hope is not a problem in CF-Auto Root
12th April 2014, 12:55 AM |#3  
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i ve heard 2 people had brick problems with the root file for sm-g900h, i hope is not a problem in CF-Auto Root

It looks very much alike. I haven't done anything different from other times I rooted. But then again: How do I fix it?? There is no firmware available yet.
12th April 2014, 12:58 AM |#4  
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It looks very much alike. I haven't done anything different from other times I rooted. But then again: How do I fix it?? There is no firmware available yet.

there are firmwares here:

http://live.samsung-updates.com
http://samsung-updates.com/device/?id=SM-G900H
http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/1...e=TPA#firmware

let me know if flashing a firmware fix it please.
12th April 2014, 03:42 AM |#5  
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I just rooted my international Exynos SM-G900H using the corresponding cf-root on the main page.
The device and odin was freezing midway through the process on V3.07... i then removed the battery and reinserted it and used Odin V1.85.. Worked like a charm !!
12th April 2014, 03:50 AM |#6  
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Wow that sucks.

Just got your S5 and now it's bricked.

I always recommend waiting for others to try first
12th April 2014, 04:17 AM |#7  
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Galaxy S series devices have never bricked for me... they can't IMHO
The phone to pc connection icon that we mistake for a brick is simple to fix.. just remove the battery... wait for 5 seconds, reinsert it and enter Download mode again ( Vol down + Home + Power )
12th April 2014, 04:32 AM |#8  
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Galaxy S series devices have never bricked for me... they can't IMHO
The phone to pc connection icon that we mistake for a brick is simple to fix.. just remove the battery... wait for 5 seconds, reinsert it and enter Download mode again ( Vol down + Home + Power )

Agreed!

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Wow that sucks.

Just got your S5 and now it's bricked.

I always recommend waiting for others to try first

Actually, it's not bricked. Just go here https://samsung-updates.com/device/?id=SM-G900H
1. Download your version
2. use Odin version 3.07 http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...64542518,d.b2U
3. Make sure auto reboot and F.time reset checked, UNCHECK re-partition
4. Welcome back G900H.

Hope that helps!
12th April 2014, 05:45 PM |#9  
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Agreed!

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Actually, it's not bricked. Just go here https://samsung-updates.com/device/?id=SM-G900H
1. Download your version
2. use Odin version 3.07 http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...64542518,d.b2U
3. Make sure auto reboot and F.time reset checked, UNCHECK re-partition
4. Welcome back G900H.

Hope that helps!

Thanks a lot to all of you, but still can not find firm ware free of provider. Anybody knows one? Thanks again
13th April 2014, 05:06 AM |#10  
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Thanks a lot to all of you, but still can not find firm ware free of provider. Anybody knows one? Thanks again

To end this thread: I finally found the firmware without provider (Argentina) flashed it and started root again, and it worked!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In the process my S5 was usb debugged but I rooted without chip. Now I introduced the chip and it worked (don't know why). Thanks to you all.
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