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Tab 3 7 inch. Home button. not working unrooted. Download mode?

OP pjayflynn

23rd February 2014, 04:11 PM   |  #1  
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How can I put a Tab 3, 7 inch into download mode if the home button isnt working? All other buttins work as normal. I believe it may have something to do with the wrong firmware version.

Cant reset using adb as it isnt rooted.

Tried all manner of button combinations?

Any idea, or is it goosed?
23rd February 2014, 04:13 PM   |  #2  
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Use kies and update your frimware or you can do a factory reset in settings

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23rd February 2014, 07:34 PM   |  #3  
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Use kies and update your frimware or you can do a factory reset in settings

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Will try kies. But factory reset doesn't do anything.

If the home button worked, Id be fine, but as it is I can do anything as I cant get it into download/recovery mode
23rd February 2014, 08:21 PM   |  #4  
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Will try kies. But factory reset doesn't do anything.

If the home button worked, Id be fine, but as it is I can do anything as I cant get it into download/recovery mode

Kies no go either. Need to get it in download mode.

Any ideas?
24th February 2014, 05:48 AM   |  #5  
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Here is a link which provide a command that let you reboot to recovery or download.
You can use android terminal emulator from play store
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