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Need urgent help in S4 GT-I9505 " firmware upgrade encountered an issue"

17th March 2014, 02:19 PM |#1  
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Sup guys,

My Galaxy S4 is stuck at an image that says: "firmware upgrade encountered an issue. please select recovery mode in kies & try again on"

I can't get stock firmware via kies or via ODIN cuz gives me an error.
I can't install TWRP via ODIN cuz gives me an error.

I did a bunch of things, change USB ports, computer install drivers. I don't know what more to do, seriously :s

Hope someone can help.
 
 
17th March 2014, 02:54 PM |#2  
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Sup guys,

My Galaxy S4 is stuck at an image that says: "firmware upgrade encountered an issue. please select recovery mode in kies & try again on"

I can't get stock firmware via kies or via ODIN cuz gives me an error.
I can't install TWRP via ODIN cuz gives me an error.

I did a bunch of things, change USB ports, computer install drivers. I don't know what more to do, seriously :s

Hope someone can help.


try to pull your battery for 10 sec and then put it back mate . Now Press and hold power+Voldown in order to boot into downloadmode and flash away.
17th March 2014, 02:56 PM |#3  
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Try to pull battery n hit it into Download mode n Reflash it via Odin

Sent from my GT-I9300 using xda app-developers app
17th March 2014, 02:58 PM |#4  
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try to pull your battery for 10 sec and then put it back mate . Now Press and hold power+Voldown in order to boot into downloadmode and flash away.

Didn't worked mate :/
17th March 2014, 03:00 PM |#5  
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Try to pull battery n hit it into Download mode n Reflash it via Odin

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ODIN still gives error..
17th March 2014, 09:20 PM |#6  
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In Kies select Tools -> Emergency firmware recovery

This will identify the appropriate firmware for your device (by serial no I think), wipe your device clean and install the latest available firmware. It is the 'nuclear option' when all else fails.

It rescued me from a brick once, but I ended up on new bootloader so tripped Knox fuse when I rooted. Annoying, but tolerable to get the device working again.
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