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hello there .. i want to downgrade my GT-i9505 from 4.3 to 4.2.2 .. i downloaded 4.2.2 sotck rom and tried to flash it with odin but it gives me the error attached :S .. i dont have knox , i tried to flash custom rom and then flashed the stock rom again and the same error .. i checked drives and samsung kies .. odin version : 1.85 .. what should i do ! help me plllz
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If you'd done a quick search either here or on Google you would have found that once you'd flashed the 4.3 Rom complete with bootloader there is no going back. Suggest you maybe read a little more before you Flash next time to be sure it's the outcome that you want

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If you'd done a quick search either here or on Google you would have found that once you'd flashed the 4.3 Rom complete with bootloader there is no going back. Suggest you maybe read a little more before you Flash next time to be sure it's the outcome that you want

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I did a quick google search for "Android 4.3 S4 issues" before I flashed my OTA update. Nothing about a locked bootloader made headlines. I figured, like with every other flash I've ever done, I could roll it back if I needed to. I was wrong. I feel like we are entering a new era.
 
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i have the same problem too...
did you solve it? how you do?
 
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i have the same problem too...
did you solve it? how you do?
Why the people dont read? IT ISN'T POSSIBLE DOWNGRADE ANDROID 4.3 or 4.4.2 IF U FLASHED IT THROUGH OTA, KIES 3 OR ODIN. I posted this 12983748324793274892374899234 million times and u can find more of 20428349238948394 threads opened talking about too in XDA

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Why the people dont read?
I guess before saying that to others you need to apply that for yourself.
OP said he is wanting to downgrade from 4.3, not from 4.4.2
 
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Why the people dont read? IT ISN'T POSSIBLE DOWNGRADE ANDROID 4.3 IF U FLASHED IT THROUGH OTA, KIES 3 OR ODIN. I posted this 12983748324793274892374899234 million times and u can find more of 20428349238948394 threads opened talking about too in XDA
Actually I already did downgrading 4.4.2 to 4.3 and 4.2 and it's totally working but my only problem is the wifi and wifi Hotspot is not functioning..
Do you have an idea how to resolve it?
Thanks.. Much appreciated..
 
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Actually I already did downgrading 4.4.2 to 4.3 and 4.2 and it's totally working but my only problem is the wifi and wifi Hotspot is not functioning..
Do you have an idea how to resolve it?
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I'm just saying it's not possible without getting many problems (no wifi, no network, no sound, drain battery, random reboots, etc...). New bootloader of android 4.4.2 have incredible restrictions (so much more than 4.3). Samsung dont want we downgrade.

*EDIT: The solution for ur problem is easy: Flash again android 4.4.2 KitKat

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I'm just saying it's not possible without getting many problems (no wifi, no network, no sound, drain battery, random reboots, etc...). New bootloader of android 4.4.2 have incredible restrictions (so much more than 4.3). Samsung dont want we downgrade.

*EDIT: The solution for ur problem is easy: Flash again android 4.4.2 KitKat
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Actually I already did downgrading 4.4.2 to 4.3 and 4.2 and it's totally working but my only problem is the wifi and wifi Hotspot is not functioning..
Do you have an idea how to resolve it?
Thanks.. Much appreciated..
You might be able to fix WiFi by changing ro.securestorage.support to false in build prop. Let me know whether or not this works.

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