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[Q] Soft bricked galaxy s3 4.3 please help

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Humperson
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Default [Q] Soft bricked galaxy s3 4.3 please help

Today I tried to root my AT&T (d2att) (SGH-i747) just upgraded to 4.3 yesterday. I am completley stock no root no custom recovery. I don't know what happened but it says "firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in kies & try again." I can't go into recovery,it won't let me. I ordered a jig (don't have it yet). It says this-
ODIN MODE
PRODUCT NAME: SGH-I747
CUSTOM BINARY DOWNLOAD: yes (5 counts)
CURRENT BINARY: Custom
SYSTEM STATUS: official
QUALCOMM SECUREBOOT: ENABLE
warranty bit: 0
BOOTLOADER RP SWREV: 2

So can somebody please help? I have download mode but recovery is a no go
 
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bump please help phones been bricked for more than a day now
 
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There is no Odin package for 4.3 OTA so you will have to install an Odin packaged custom recovery such as twrp then install a 4.3 ROM or higher via recovery. 4.4 KiKKat will work too.

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Hey guys I had a similar problem when I flashed a cf auto root file to the new ota. (sorry if that's a little noobish :P) the way I fixed it was in kies being that stated above it's hard to get a Odin flash able 4.3 firmware. So I went into kies>tools>firmware upgrade/installation, (or something along those lines) a heads up you'll need your serial number and model number. Put all that in and it will tell you to put it into recovery mode (they really mean download mode not sure why they call it recovery) then plug it in and it'll download 4.3 and flash it to your device and voila! Not sure if it applies to you but it put my phone into safe mode. A reboot fixed that! I hope I helped you guys! Also another warning you will loose all your data.

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