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By eswarvf, Senior Member on 28th January 2014, 03:05 PM
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It fixes the hard brick and enters download mode
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28th January 2014, 03:32 PM |#2  
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It fixes the hard brick and enters download mode
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Its an USB JIG
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28th January 2014, 03:56 PM |#3  
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For soft bricks rather than hard bricks?
Yes. This video purports to show it working on a completely hard-bricked device.

But the XDA thread on USB jigs (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1402286) suggests it only works on softbricks:

"If you soft brick your phone, you can force into download mode using USB jig and reflash new kernel or ROM. As far as i concern, there are few ways to force into download mode, however this is the most simple way to get into it. If USB jig doesn't work, i don't think other method will work either.

"If your phone is hard brick, i don't think this will work."

But further down that thread someone claims it /will/ work on hard bricks... (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...402286&page=22)

So I'm not sure...
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28th January 2014, 03:59 PM |#4  
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Yes. This video purports to show it working on a completely hard-bricked device.

But the XDA thread on USB jigs (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1402286) suggests it only works on softbricks:

"If you soft brick your phone, you can force into download mode using USB jig and reflash new kernel or ROM. As far as i concern, there are few ways to force into download mode, however this is the most simple way to get into it. If USB jig doesn't work, i don't think other method will work either.

"If your phone is hard brick, i don't think this will work."

But further down that thread someone claims it /will/ work on hard bricks... (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...402286&page=22)

So I'm not sure...

If your phone is hard bricked, only a JTAG service can help you.

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28th January 2014, 04:41 PM |#5  
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ya thank you guys anyway i can use adb for softbrick
i think jig is for lazies but adb is fine just preparing some precautions incase of hard brick coz i cant afford another phone until i am out of studies
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