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Default ez unlock 1.2 cause hard brick.

I have a stock 4.3 d2vzw, Some how my friend tried to root and unlock the bootloader with ez unlock 1.2. Now the phone is "qhsusb dload" - hard brick. I tried over 20 hrs+ with micro sd tricks. It didn't work. Any one help!! Please help, anybody? Or only JTAG can help.
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I have a stock 4.3 d2vzw, Some how my friend tried to root and unlock the bootloader with ez unlock 1.2. Now the phone is "qhsusb dload" - hard brick. I tried over 20 hrs+ with micro sd tricks. It didn't work. Any one help!! Please help, anybody? Or only JTAG can help.
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If you can access ODIN mode, then there's a script that fixes bricks like that. Look around the VZW Galaxy S3 threads.

And if you actually read around, people kept telling others that the bootloader is locked. So trying to use EZ Unlock is a BIG NO. That's why it bricked.

If you stuck to stock Android 4.1.2, then there would be no issue with using EZ Unlock. But since you're on stock Android 4.3, that's a big no. You'll definitely get bricked like the way you are right now.
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If you truly are hard hard bricked maybe you will get insperation for a fix. NOT FOR THE S3 OR SAMSUNG but maybe helpful http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1522351
 
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Angry Bricked after trying ez unlock.....garbage!!!...

I have tried the sd card method on this phone multiple times...i have even tried placing all the debrick image files directly into the root of the sd card...tried multiple brand sd cards with no luck!!! thanks alot ez unlocker...may need to change the name to ez bricker!!! Oh and as far as telling people about "reading around"...no where did I see when reading about this ez unlock any mention of it bricking devices on 4.3! Are there any debrick files that anyone on here has used to unbrick this thing or what? As of right now...the phone is hardbricked to the point that odin doesn't recognize it...any ideas or help maybe using linux ...a nice step by step would be cool! thanks
 
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I have tried the sd card method on this phone multiple times...i have even tried placing all the debrick image files directly into the root of the sd card...tried multiple brand sd cards with no luck!!! thanks alot ez unlocker...may need to change the name to ez bricker!!! Oh and as far as telling people about "reading around"...no where did I see when reading about this ez unlock any mention of it bricking devices on 4.3! Are there any debrick files that anyone on here has used to unbrick this thing or what? As of right now...the phone is hardbricked to the point that odin doesn't recognize it...any ideas or help maybe using linux ...a nice step by step would be cool! thanks
First of all, you're not supposed to even try to unlock the boot loader if you accepted the 4.3 OTA. The reason your phone got bricked was because you tried to unlock the boot loader after getting the 4.3 OTA. Don't blame the EZ unlock app for your mistakes.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2581166

A link by Spyro for you in case you can't access the boot loader or ODIN mode at all. If you're able to get into ODIN mode, Pagel has a thread that explains how to fix that too. All you have to do is look.

Pagel's thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2586319
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I have tried the first link method, it didn't work. I believe it's new hard brick because of ez unlocked. I don't blame ez unlocked, I should think before I try it. Thank you for your help,.

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OK..I was DEAD in the water. Spent the last 2 days trying to un-brick the phone.

Samsung S3, VZW i535, Rooted, partially un-bloated, and unlocked until !@$#! upgraded itself to Android 4.3 (#@!%$!#%@#$%@#$%@#$)

Unwittingly while trying to do a full Nandroid backup of the system, I ran across a problem which looked like it needed to be unlocked again. Upon unlocking it still worked, until I attempted the CWM recovery backup - Instant Black Screen power off.

Unresponsive to Power. Unresponsive to Power+Home+Vup - Unresponsive to Power+Home+Vdn. Not visible to ODIN or to USB...it would have a red-light when plugging in ISB for about 5 mins, then red light off. No vibration, no flicker of the screen, nothing. 100% UNResponsive phone.

I attempted a Jog - No Dice. Forget it.

I attempted to use WinDisk32 to create an image of "Verizon_Galaxy_S_3_Debrick.img" to the SD Card from the video of the kid thats 10:22 long, and his second video thats 12+ min long. Nope. Nada (I attempted at least 20 times)

His video ONLY works from pre 4.3 upgraded phones. He spent so much time doing that video he should add the extra link to the other debrick.bin file and he would be a guru!!! hehe

Attempted a few other thing as well since I now was sure it was fully hard-bricked FUBAR.

Then I kept thinking to myself that it must have something to do with Android 4.3 and its bootloader...came here again and found this thread which lead me to the "After 4.3 upgrade" file of "Debrick.bin" - Used WinDisk32 to the SAME SD card, stuck it in, stuck battery in, and worked first time.

Can Only boot with SD card in phone for time being but hey, im 100% up. And I also can make the SD card back to its full 16GB using SDFormatter - free on the net.

Thank you all.

note: I think we need a new term: "Hard-Soft-Bricked" - reason is that if the power buttons still send a signal to the board to attempt a boot from the CD Card, then its technically still responsive, we just cant see that its responsive. Unlike a total hard-brick that isnt really doing anything from the buttons at all and only responds to a powered JTAG attempt.
 
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Default ez bricker...

Hi i have the vzw s3 and used ez unlocker 1.2 to unlock the bootloader and it said "that was easy" then the phone was bricked ...also worth noting im on jb 4.1.2

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