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Help!! Nexus S stuck in Downloading...

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By r3ap3r911, Junior Member on 21st April 2012, 03:42 AM
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22nd April 2012, 01:07 AM |#11  
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Install the drivers through pdanet

The problem with PDAnet is that I can't actually turn the phone on to enable debugging so PDAnet doesn't fully install - unless i'm mistaken but it still shows as Unknown device in device manager
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22nd April 2012, 01:52 AM |#12  
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Anyone??????? Just to recap, on my Nexus S when i turn the phone on i'm stuck on the "Downloading... Do not turn off target" screen (can't use volume up + power) always goes to download screen.. The phone shows up as "Unknown Device" in device manager.. Odin doesnt pick it up, adb devices shows no devices... Ive tried a few different drivers such as pdanet, samsung 1.4.8, with no success.... Please someone must know a solution?
22nd April 2012, 02:16 AM |#13  
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go go linux, bit of a pita but the drivers shouldn't give any problems
22nd April 2012, 02:19 AM |#14  
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I have ubntu on a usb stick already but i don't really know how to use it all that well... will it have drivers already or do i need to download some linux usb samsung driver?
22nd April 2012, 02:21 AM |#15  
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http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html

this has the info on the driver bit see configuring usb access, the rest would just be getting adb and fastboot for linux
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I really can't figure out Ubuntu.. i even seemed to brick it somehow off a usb stick.. try to boot it and just get a black screen after the UBUNTU logo loading screen... man i'm hopeless lol
22nd April 2012, 04:25 AM |#17  
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22nd April 2012, 06:30 AM |#18  
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http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html

this has the info on the driver bit see configuring usb access, the rest would just be getting adb and fastboot for linux

OK after a few hours of messing around I got Ubuntu up and running, installed JDK, SDK, and still no devices found when i bring up a terminal and type 'adb devices' while the Nexus S is on and in downloading do not turn off target!! mode.... Tried Unbrickable resurrector with no success saying it can't find device either... I know I have usb drivers and adb installed correctly because i can plug in my Gnex and get the adb device # no problem... This is super frustrating!!
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Wish I knew of another way to help. I'm out of ideas.
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