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29th May 2014, 02:06 PM   |  #1  
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So I have done some searching but nothing I've tried help or not the same issue.
I was trying to root everything seemed to go fine. Phone reboots and now all it does is goes to a screen with blue letter at the top left that says recovery and then reboots. I've tried to power button home button volume key combo same thing happens. Phone keeps looping, so I pull the battery. As soon as I put it back in it starts looping again, even without me trying to turn it on.

Am I screwed? I have tried adb but it cant find the device, I assume because it keeps rebooting. Does Samsung have something like the HTC RUU or would that not matter because of the boot loop?

Any help would be great!

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So I have done some searching but nothing I've tried help or not the same issue.
I was trying to root everything seemed to go fine. Phone reboots and now all it does is goes to a screen with blue letter at the top left that says recovery and then reboots. I've tried to power button home button volume key combo same thing happens. Phone keeps looping, so I pull the battery. As soon as I put it back in it starts looping again, even without me trying to turn it on.

Am I screwed? I have tried adb but it cant find the device, I assume because it keeps rebooting. Does Samsung have something like the HTC RUU or would that not matter because of the boot loop?

Any help would be great!

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Most probably wrong file flashed. Look here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2466423
29th May 2014, 03:30 PM   |  #3  
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Most probably wrong file flashed. Look here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2466423

I have tried that but I cannot get into download mode or recovery. It just hits the black screen with blue text and reboots.
29th May 2014, 03:59 PM   |  #4  
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Thumbs up re: reboots
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Originally Posted by PATasorus

I have tried that but I cannot get into download mode or recovery. It just hits the black screen with blue text and reboots.

If you cannot get into download or recovery mode by using the
Home+VolumeDown+PowerButton or Home+VolumeUP+PowerButton
then you will need to purchase a "USB JIG" from an online store or from
eBay, it's very inexpensive $5.00 or less shipped.

You plug it into the USB port of the phone after the phone is fully
powered down. After doing that it takes less than 3 seconds for
the phone to go into "download mode" automatically.

Once its in download mode and you unplug the jig you can Odin
flash the official stock firmware/rom and have a fresh start.

I have been using a JIG for years on many models of Samsung Android
phones and it works GREAT! It even worked perfectly on a friends HTC.

Good luck!
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29th May 2014, 04:07 PM   |  #5  
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I have tried that but I cannot get into download mode or recovery. It just hits the black screen with blue text and reboots.

Take the Battery out hold Vol down button and home replace battery should get you into download mode
29th May 2014, 04:27 PM   |  #6  
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Take the Battery out hold Vol down button and home replace battery should get you into download mode

Just tried that, same thing happens. Reboots.

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If you cannot get into download or recovery mode by using the
Home+VolumeDown+PowerButton or Home+VolumeUP+PowerButton
then you will need to purchase a "USB JIG" from an online store or from
eBay, it's very inexpensive $5.00 or less shipped.

You plug it into the USB port of the phone after the phone is fully
powered down. After doing that it takes less than 3 seconds for
the phone to go into "download mode" automatically.

Once its in download mode and you unplug the jig you can Odin
flash the official stock firmware/rom and have a fresh start.

I have been using a JIG for years on many models of Samsung Android
phones and it works GREAT! It even worked perfectly on a friends HTC.

Good luck!

I will look that up. Thanks!
5th June 2014, 01:04 PM   |  #7  
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The JIG did the trick. Thanks!

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