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Got home from work today, and out of nowhere my phone was randomly rebooting.

It would boot to home screen, stay for a few seconds, then reboot. I tried to go into recovery, but it froze on the Team Win logo. I waited, then pulled battery again to try to get into recovery again. After I did that, my S3 has been effectively dead. It doesn't vibrate when I hold power, doesn't respond when I plug it in, nothing.

I was on 4.4.2 OSE with PA gapps. Running TeamWin 2.3.6.1. Very few apps (minimalist, I always try to keep unused apps gone).

I'm bewildered as to what may have caused this, and why nothing changes now.

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Can you get it into download mode?

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Can you get it into download mode?

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Nope, not at all.
 
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When plugged into the charger, does it display the charging animation?

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When plugged into the charger, does it display the charging animation?

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It does not. This happened in a matter of minutes where nothing changed. It went from a working phone to a paperweight
 
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It does not. This happened in a matter of minutes where nothing changed. It went from a working phone to a paperweight
You are Hard Bricked. Follow this guide very carefully. It may just save your phone. Make sure you use a Class 10 SDcard that matches the size of your phone.

http://goo.gl/LJfOuZ


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It does not. This happened in a matter of minutes where nothing changed. It went from a working phone to a paperweight
So I'm just curious. Did u get your phone working again?

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So I'm just curious. Did u get your phone working again?

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No, unfortunately I did not. Never ended up being able to boot with the SD card. Followed the instructions to the dot, but no go.

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