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[Q] I bricked ny Samsung Galaxy SII Epic 4G Touch. Help!

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By jasonnunez, Junior Member on 24th September 2011, 03:37 PM
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I just recently bought an E4GT a few days ago. upgraded from an Evo 4G that i had rooted and was running on CM7.

So once i got the E4GT i decided to root it and flashed a kernel using Odin. My phone worked great for a few days, but then i installed ROM manager and i was going to run an update and when it reatarted it went into recovery, tried to flash the new rom, but got an error message with the following info:

"E:updated file is backed up: Reportedted
#Manual Mode#

-- Updating application...
Installing Apks.
Succesfully updated application."

It just stays on that screen. I see the reboot system now, apply update from sdcard, wipe data/factory reset, and wipe cache partition options but i am only able to use the vol up/down keys. My power key does not select the highlighted option.

I must also mention that I tried to use odin again to flash other roms, CSCs, and modem.
Also, my phone does not have an SD card...
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24th September 2011, 03:42 PM |#2  
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fail.....................................
24th September 2011, 03:50 PM |#3  
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Rom Manager bricks the original SGS2 as well.

You're not supposed to use Rom Manager to flash anything, period. It's completely unreliable.

Next time ask around if your SGS2 Epic 4G was compatible with original SGS2 roms.

With that said, if you're not afraid of further bricking then try Odin flashing these stock roms.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1075278
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So what are my options?
24th September 2011, 04:01 PM |#5  
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So what are my options?

Paper weight! No seriously try using Odin like the oder guy is saying, I'd you can't get to download mode, try the usb jig.

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WTH... I think I just made the best mistake of my life. So, the power key wasn't working and i incidentally hit the home key from recovery mode, the phone rebooted itself and everything went back to normal.. wow
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24th September 2011, 05:46 PM |#7  
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what does that mean?? what was the option that was selected when you hit the home key??
24th September 2011, 06:08 PM |#8  
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you should not flash anything from this forum, your device is not the same
24th September 2011, 06:43 PM |#9  
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WTH... I think I just made the best mistake of my life. So, the power key wasn't working and i incidentally hit the home key from recovery mode, the phone rebooted itself and everything went back to normal.. wow

In the original sgs ii home key selects in recovery......... Lol come on guy read a bit

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24th September 2011, 07:16 PM |#10  
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In the original sgs ii home key selects in recovery......... Lol come on guy read a bit

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+1 and if you see anything beside a black screen or a phone to triangle to pc screen, it's not a brick
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