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[Q] Help I think i hard bricked my phone

OP 05wuz

13th January 2014, 05:04 AM   |  #1  
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Recently, i've been trying out a ROM for my Samsung S 4G.

i think i screwd up
wont even let me in past the Galaxy S 4G Screen...

any solutions....or should i throw away the phone?
13th January 2014, 11:25 AM   |  #2  
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Recently, i've been trying out a ROM for my Samsung S 4G.

i think i screwd up
wont even let me in past the Galaxy S 4G Screen...

any solutions....or should i throw away the phone?

Go to this forum and download the "heimdall" package. This will return the phone back to stock
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1358498
13th January 2014, 11:13 PM   |  #3  
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Go to this forum and download the "heimdall" package. This will return the phone back to stock
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1358498

It wont even let me go into Download or Recovery Mode
13th January 2014, 11:21 PM   |  #4  
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It wont even let me go into Download or Recovery Mode

Pull the battery out of the phone. Plug the usb cable into the COMPUTER ONLY. replace battery, hold the vol up and vol down keys ONLY, while plugging in the usb cable to phone. This will put the phone in down load mode. Then flash the package.
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13th January 2014, 11:52 PM   |  #5  
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Depending on what you flashed, you may have to get (worse case scenario) a download jig. They're easy to make if you got a solder iron. Google Samsung download jig or search xda for the how to make.
That's if you can't get it to go into download with the battery drop in trick.

---------- Post added at 04:52 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:50 PM ----------

And btw, hard brick is a phone that does nothing.

Try a different cord to, some of the cheap phone chargers won't work (unable to transfer files, etc)
16th January 2014, 02:39 AM   |  #6  
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Hey,

thanks for the hint ...downloading mode did appear for a second

but now, it's stuck in

"Downloading....

Do not turn off Target!!!"

is this a good sign?
16th January 2014, 03:43 AM   |  #7  
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Go to the link in second post. Read the thread (esp first couple posts) and flash away.

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