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Hello All. I have an AT&T SGH-I337 that was running 4.2 and was rooted. I do not know what I did to this poor thing to make it like this but now when I turn it on, it just says "Samsung" and "unlocked." That is it. Any combination of hard keys results in the same thing:
Volume up and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume down and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume up, home, and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume down, home, and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume up, volume down, screaming and shouting, power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
When I plug it into my computer it does not even recognize I have plugged anything in. Tried running Kies and got the same thing: "plug in device" even though it is plugged in and says "Samsung" and "unlocked."

Can anyone help me get this going again or do I have a really fancy paper weight? Thanks for all your help in advance.

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Hello All. I have an AT&T SGH-I337 that was running 4.2 and was rooted. I do not know what I did to this poor thing to make it like this but now when I turn it on, it just says "Samsung" and "unlocked." That is it. Any combination of hard keys results in the same thing:
Volume up and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume down and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume up, home, and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume down, home, and power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
Volume up, volume down, screaming and shouting, power = "Samsung" and "unlocked."
When I plug it into my computer it does not even recognize I have plugged anything in. Tried running Kies and got the same thing: "plug in device" even though it is plugged in and says "Samsung" and "unlocked."

Can anyone help me get this going again or do I have a really fancy paper weight? Thanks for all your help in advance.

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Just keep holding power and volume down even after it vibrates. If it can do enough to load the splash it should still give download mode. In that case you can reflash whatever firmware you had through ODIN.
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Just keep holding power and volume down even after it vibrates. If it can do enough to load the splash it should still give download mode. In that case you can reflash whatever firmware you had through ODIN.
How long should I hold the buttons? I see me holding the buttons while everyone laughs...

Thanks for the help, though.

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How long should I hold the buttons? I see me holding the buttons while everyone laughs...

Thanks for the help, though.

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Ah, you can stop holding now

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