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[Q] Samsung Galaxy Mini BRICKED (HELP!)

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27th May 2011, 06:27 PM   |  #1  
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I installed Clock Work Mod on my Samsung Galaxy Mini and after that, I selected "Reboot from recovery mode" and then after that the device turned off. It would not turn on anymore! Can't enter download mode and recovery mode, screen is off, no backlights. Odin would not detect it too. Please help.

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30th May 2011, 06:19 PM   |  #2  
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30th May 2011, 08:37 PM   |  #3  
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I installed Clock Work Mod on my Samsung Galaxy Mini and after that, I selected "Reboot from recovery mode" and then after that the device turned off. It would not turn on anymore! Can't enter download mode and recovery mode, screen is off, no backlights. Odin would not detect it too. Please help.

I don't know if this is the right section. Thanks.

Sometime the phone discharges have u tried starting op in 'download mode' while charging and reinstalling Froyo again using Odin?
19th July 2011, 12:08 PM   |  #4  
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Yesterday I have received my sgm mobile and i had exactly the same problem with the same aplication. The mobile seems to be dead it is not detected by the pc and can't be charged. Can anybody help us ?
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i have same problem with my mini today, i upgraded to 2.34 because of wi-fi, it won't connect and everything was allright.
then i downgraded to 2.2 wih 2.33 ops and odin 4.38, but then my phone it doesn't even turn on. i mean no recovery mode, no downloading mode, nothing. it don't turn on at all and odin don't detect. what to do?
19th August 2011, 02:44 PM   |  #6  
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hey use the jig method type unbricking galaxy s jig in youtube
and do the same u will get download mode in it and never use ROM MANAGER
however its a great software but it dont supports some samsung phones.
especially low end phones
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28th August 2011, 05:23 PM   |  #7  
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hey use the jig method type unbricking galaxy s jig in youtube
and do the same u will get download mode in it and never use ROM MANAGER
however its a great software but it dont supports some samsung phones.
especially low end phones


Can you post a link to that specific video? Thanks.
28th August 2011, 05:39 PM   |  #8  
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hey use the jig method type unbricking galaxy s jig in youtube
and do the same u will get download mode in it and never use ROM MANAGER
however its a great software but it dont supports some samsung phones.
especially low end phones

By the way, is the USB Jig for SGS the same size with the USB slot of the Galaxy Mini? Does the USB Jig works on Galaxy Mini? Is this tried and tested on this pgone? Sorry for too many questions. Thanks.


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28th August 2011, 05:46 PM   |  #9  
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Go a google search with "unbricking galaxy s jig"
It can be use for xperia mini too.
Gudluck!


It might be,battery suddenly empty. Its hard for phone to brick.Charge ur phone 1st at full... And choose the right baseband according rom prequistid. I b4 this rooted and installing CWM on this galaxy mini and the phone at samsung logo or samsung galaxy mini logo.
As on my condition,follow guide that been explained. If u have flashed the CWM, REBOOT. Then at samsung logo,press volume down,then u can access CWM. To avoid other probs, flash it with cyanogen mod. Or it maybe cant be loaded.

As far i concerned, for galaxy mini got 2 type of recovery. That is,
Enchanced recovery
&
Tass Recovery

For me,choose tass recovery.

Sent from my HTC Vision with Doubleshot Rom
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(I think this set of steps works in these conditions: Hard-brick, absolutely non-responsive to any button combination. Odin still recognizes the phone when connected through USB port)

1.- Remove both the SIM card and de microSD card.
2.- KEEP YOUR BATTERY REMOVED
3.- Apply the Download-mode button combination (known by you all)
4.- WHILE HOLDING THE COMBINATION, insert the battery, and keep the buttons pressed untill you get the download mode.
5.- Flash your phone with a valid firmware through Odin (Preferebly, have Odin prepared before doing this trick)

I finally flashed it widh Gingerbread 2.3.4 but i don't really like it, because it ended up a little buggy, which i am still trying to get rid of.
Anyway, i hope this helps.
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This tutorial is very complicated and I have tried to explain it as best as I can, hope it help some of you guys.

PS. If you have any USB driver problems or windows deleted problems with device managers or drivers in general causing errors you must fix these problems first or use a different computer, if the drivers wont install properly you cannot do it on that computer.


EDIT: Gingerbread 2.3.4 firmware, I can confirm this works

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