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Please help!!! I tried rooting my device using this link
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...__utmk=1390275
and after clicking start in odin, the progress bar stopped moving halfway through. I didn't know what to do so i shut down my phone and when i started it back up, i got the message: Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in kies and try again.
Now im stuck on this screen but i can still go into downloading mode.
I am using t-mobile and my phone model is SM-900. I think the problem was because i used the wrong file in odin. Rather than using:SM-N900 (International Exynos) i used SM-N900T (T-Mobile US). Anyway to fix this or am i screwed?Please help.
 
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Please help!!! I tried rooting my device using this link
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...__utmk=1390275
and after clicking start in odin, the progress bar stopped moving halfway through. I didn't know what to do so i shut down my phone and when i started it back up, i got the message: Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in kies and try again.
Now im stuck on this screen but i can still go into downloading mode.
I am using t-mobile and my phone model is SM-900. I think the problem was because i used the wrong file in odin. Rather than using:SM-N900 (International Exynos) i used SM-N900T (T-Mobile US). Anyway to fix this or am i screwed?Please help.
so go to download mode and flash correct file.
ur phone soft-bricked.
 
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And how do i do that?Sorry if its a dumb question. I have no experience in this.
 
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And how do i do that?Sorry if its a dumb question. I have no experience in this.
Flash it from download mode
 
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Flash it from download mode
What is flashing?
 
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What is flashing?
I mean try to root back your phone using the correct file per the thread you provided earlier. Launch odin, get into download mode. link the file into pda in odin then start
 
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I mean try to root back your phone using the correct file per the thread you provided earlier. Launch odin, get into download mode. link the file into pda in odin then start
Oh i was thinking about trying that but i was afraid i might permanently brick my phone. I will try that
 
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OMG TY IT WORKED.TYVM. Now that i'm rooted, will i have to remove root everytime i want to update my phone?If so, will i have to delete everything on my phone to remove root??
 
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OMG TY IT WORKED.TYVM. Now that i'm rooted, will i have to remove root everytime i want to update my phone?If so, will i have to delete everything on my phone to remove root??
No need if update through odin. Else need to unroot to get OTA

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