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Question [Q] WiFi won't turn on after 4.4.2 ODIN [SOLVED]

This has been a giant pain in the donkey. My wife has upgraded to GS5, so I took her old GS4 and decided to update to KitKat. I flashed a completely stock Samsung 4.4.2 ROM through ODIN. Since then I have not been able to turn on WiFi. The little thumb slider jumps back as soon as I try to enable it.

I've searched the web, and a few people reported this issue, but so far none of the remedies have worked.

Anyone know of a fix?
 
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Reflash the firmware

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Tried that multiple times. No go.

The firmware I was using is from Fenny's KK thread:

[ROM][STOCK][4.4.2][TMO Base][[ODEX]/[DEODEX+DEBLOAT-v1.3]]KitKat 3-29-2014

The one at the bottom of the OP, rebuilt, stock, with bootloader.

Fenny's rebuilt COMPLETELY STOCK ODIN compatible firmware that actually works, lol

Flashing it again now, for sh..ts and giggles...

UPDATE: Reflashing for sh..ts and giggles actually worked. Problem solved, not sure why or how.
 
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Tried that multiple times. No go.

The firmware I was using is from Fenny's KK thread:

[ROM][STOCK][4.4.2][TMO Base][[ODEX]/[DEODEX+DEBLOAT-v1.3]]KitKat 3-29-2014

The one at the bottom of the OP, rebuilt, stock, with bootloader.

Fenny's rebuilt COMPLETELY STOCK ODIN compatible firmware that actually works, lol

Flashing it again now, for sh..ts and giggles...

UPDATE: Reflashing for sh..ts and giggles actually worked. Problem solved, not sure why or how.
I have same issue , both bluetooth and wifi not working. How you make it work, can you explain little bit more please?
If you flashed via odin , did you try to root it again??

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Well, after flashing the stock KitKat ODIN twice, and no WiFi, I decided to go back to Jelly 4.3, since everything was working there. Unfortunately, flashing the KiKat odin image replaces the bootloader, so technically speaking there's no going back, and I knew that. Since I had nothing to lose, I went ahead with it. As expected, Jelly did not boot, it got stuck at the T-Mo logo animation. After about 10 minutes of looking at the logo, I pulled the battery. Then, for sh..ts a giggles, I decided to reflash the KitKat for the 3rd time, and voila, WiFi started working.

I don't know if trying to flash Jelly had anything to do with it, or if it was a coincidence, and the 3rd time flashing KitKat was the charm, but that's how I got it working for me.
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Well, after flashing the stock KitKat ODIN twice, and no WiFi, I decided to go back to Jelly 4.3, since everything was working there. Unfortunately, flashing the KiKat odin image replaces the bootloader, so technically speaking there's no going back, and I knew that. Since I had nothing to lose, I went ahead with it. As expected, Jelly did not boot, it got stuck at the T-Mo logo animation. After about 10 minutes of looking at the logo, I pulled the battery. Then, for sh..ts a giggles, I decided to reflash the KitKat for the 3rd time, and voila, WiFi started working.

I don't know if trying to flash Jelly had anything to do with it, or if it was a coincidence, and the 3rd time flashing KitKat was the charm, but that's how I got it working for me.
I guess you use fennys tar , didnt you ??

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Yes, I used Fenny's ODIN file. I have a link to it in the OP.
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Re-flashing Fenny's file in Odin works.

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