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[Q] Gear I Brick

OP willi22

4th July 2014, 02:52 PM   |  #11  
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Hi Willi

How did you put it in download mode?I'm in the same situation

When your Gear displays "Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies & try again", it's already in download mode.
An emergency-recovery-sort-of, download mode.

Just flash matching version rom, depending on what you were trying to do.
If it was android or null_rom, reflash android.

if it was android and you wanted to upgrade it to Tizen, flash the very first version of tizen (NE9), not the newer NF1.
NE9 allow to upgrade Android to Tizen, NF1 just allow to update Tizen to newer Tizen, and bricks Gear if trying to upgrade from Android.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...4&postcount=12
Last edited by chleb; 4th July 2014 at 02:56 PM.
5th July 2014, 12:14 PM   |  #12  
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Originally Posted by chleb

When your Gear displays "Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies & try again", it's already in download mode.
An emergency-recovery-sort-of, download mode.

Just flash matching version rom, depending on what you were trying to do.
If it was android or null_rom, reflash android.

if it was android and you wanted to upgrade it to Tizen, flash the very first version of tizen (NE9), not the newer NF1.
NE9 allow to upgrade Android to Tizen, NF1 just allow to update Tizen to newer Tizen, and bricks Gear if trying to upgrade from Android.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...4&postcount=12

I sorted it out,I had to unbrick my galaxy gear and then Install tizen.

Now it says I have the software version V700XXUCNE9 This is the first one right? where do I get the newest one so I can update it?
22nd July 2014, 03:44 PM   |  #13  
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Originally Posted by americo85

I sorted it out,I had to unbrick my galaxy gear and then Install tizen.

Now it says I have the software version V700XXUCNE9 This is the first one right? where do I get the newest one so I can update it?

To update you can use Gear Manager on your smartphone, it will download the 2 or 3 MB update package, and send it to the Gear.
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