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[Q] Galaxy s4 stuck

5th June 2014, 03:16 AM   |  #1  
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I flashed TWRP onto my phone and it went fine and I flashed a rom and it was all going good. But now it's stuck on a screen that says " Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in kies & try again." but when I try to use kies it can't find a device. I've tried flashing a custom recovery again and resetting my phone but I can't get any of that to work. Any tips?
5th June 2014, 03:22 AM   |  #2  
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Odin flash the stock firmware first and start over?

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5th June 2014, 03:28 AM   |  #3  
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Odin flash the stock firmware first and start over?

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Everytime I try i get a failed message on my computer and I get a check fail fused :5 binary: 4
5th June 2014, 03:50 AM   |  #4  
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Everytime I try i get a failed message on my computer and I get a check fail fused :5 binary: 4

That means you have a knox enabled bootloader and that bootloader is expecting a matching or newer firmware to be flashed.
5th June 2014, 03:59 AM   |  #5  
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That means you have a knox enabled bootloader and that bootloader is expecting a matching or newer firmware to be flashed.

What do I need to do to fix it? What firmware should I flash for the tmobile variant. and afterwards can I still root and flash a custom rom?
5th June 2014, 04:37 AM   |  #6  
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Try flashing 4.3 or 4.4 from sammobile:
http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/
Yes you can still root with cf autoroot. And you will be able to flash a custom ROM.

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5th June 2014, 04:53 AM   |  #7  
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Try flashing 4.3 or 4.4 from sammobile:
http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/
Yes you can still root with cf autoroot. And you will be able to flash a custom ROM.

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every time I try to download firmware from there I can never make it past the search page it just wont load.
Never mind i got it. hoping once it downloads itll let me flash it with no problems
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Good luck

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