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By Alex2x3, Senior Member on 20th February 2013, 07:29 PM
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Been having some issues with my phone, even after performing a few complete system wipes. Read that flashing back to complete stock and doing it all from scratch, root, tasks Rom, gaps, restore, can fix a lot of problems.

I have a MacBook and don't have Windows installed anymore. Is there any way for me to do this easily on my Mac? A guide would be especially appreciate.

Thanks a lot

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20th February 2013, 07:40 PM |#2  
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Been having some issues with my phone, even after performing a few complete system wipes. Read that flashing back to complete stock and doing it all from scratch, root, tasks Rom, gaps, restore, can fix a lot of problems.

I have a MacBook and don't have Windows installed anymore. Is there any way for me to do this easily on my Mac? A guide would be especially appreciate.

Thanks a lot

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you could setup a virtual machine on your mac or use mobile odin right on your S3
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20th February 2013, 08:07 PM |#3  
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Heimdall is an option I believe. This method ?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1946149

I used Heimdall back in my cpativate days but I knwo you can flash with it and it works on Mac for GS3's now
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you could setup a virtual machine on your mac

This will brick his device the moment it reboots
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Re: Odin on a Mac? Other options?
Heimdall should work, although you may need to build it from source
20th February 2013, 11:02 PM |#6  
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Re: Odin on a Mac? Other options?
Probably not the answer you are looking for, but use a friend's pc?

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Yea that would be so much more simple if everyone didn't have macs at DePaul university haha
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Yea that would be so much more simple if everyone didn't have macs at DePaul university haha

looks like either heimdall or mobile odin. if your phone is rooted and running cwm or twrp, why not use a flashable stock firmware zip?
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