FORUMS

Analysis & Opinion

Top Forum Discussions

HOW TO FIX A BRICKED SAMSUNG i780!!!

1,917 posts
Thanks Meter: 245
 
By ekerbuddyeker, Senior Member on 28th March 2008, 07:33 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
OK CHAPS! MY 'IMPOSSIBLE TO HARD RESET' I780 IS WORKING AGAIN!!! THANKS VERY MUCH to all those who put these items up on XDA!! i

(i didnt' post the files or do all the hard work, I have just put them into the steps to help others)


For all those seeking the 2 magic steps of how to fix your bricked i780:

(1) Download the LOADER: http://www.mediafire.com/?agoddxiwtgq
(2) download the ROM (in this case, the English ROM) - http://www.mediafire.com/?mtmxr1dxzz5

put them both in the same directory and extract both files.

Run the loader, and push 'PDA' and it will select the ROM.
Plug in the USB / sync cable
Push 'detect'
Switch your phone on and the software will immediately start uploading the ROM.
When its complete, unplug the cable and switch the phone on.

Thats it! There you go! Fixed phone! No need to send it to Samsung!

Its not as east as a hard reset, but it will do!!!
 
 
28th March 2008, 09:41 PM |#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekerbuddyeker

OK CHAPS! MY 'IMPOSSIBLE TO HARD RESET' I780 IS WORKING AGAIN!!! THANKS VERY MUCH to all those who put these items up on XDA!! i

(i didnt' post the files or do all the hard work, I have just put them into the steps to help others)


For all those seeking the 2 magic steps of how to fix your bricked i780:

(1) Download the LOADER: http://www.mediafire.com/?agoddxiwtgq
(2) download the ROM (in this case, the English ROM) - http://www.mediafire.com/?mtmxr1dxzz5

put them both in the same directory and extract both files.

Run the loader, and push 'PDA' and it will select the ROM.
Plug in the USB / sync cable
Push 'detect'
Switch your phone on and the software will immediately start uploading the ROM.
When its complete, unplug the cable and switch the phone on.

Thats it! There you go! Fixed phone! No need to send it to Samsung!

Its not as east as a hard reset, but it will do!!!

Hi, I'm a newbie in al that stuff. How about to have or find a french ROM ? Is it simple or really too difficult ?
tks in advance
29th March 2008, 12:16 AM |#3  
Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
It doesn't find my device?
29th March 2008, 05:21 AM |#4  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
This worked and I tested with my bricked i780. Thanks very much for the poster and the people whose contributed on this.

Please take note of the following:

- Your machine must have ActiveSync installed. I suggest you to disable USB sync option.
- You need to have the i600 modem driver installed. Do a search on Google - it can be easily found. Your Windows should recognize your phone as i780 immediately when it is power on.
- Follow the steps above, if the program didn't upload the ROM 1st time, do a reset by using the reset hole, and once the phone is restarted, the program will upload the ROM immediately.
29th March 2008, 06:56 AM |#5  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekerbuddyeker

OK CHAPS! MY 'IMPOSSIBLE TO HARD RESET' I780 IS WORKING AGAIN!!! THANKS VERY MUCH to all those who put these items up on XDA!! i

(i didnt' post the files or do all the hard work, I have just put them into the steps to help others)


For all those seeking the 2 magic steps of how to fix your bricked i780:

(1) Download the LOADER: http://www.mediafire.com/?agoddxiwtgq
(2) download the ROM (in this case, the English ROM) - http://www.mediafire.com/?mtmxr1dxzz5

put them both in the same directory and extract both files.

Run the loader, and push 'PDA' and it will select the ROM.
Plug in the USB / sync cable
Push 'detect'
Switch your phone on and the software will immediately start uploading the ROM.
When its complete, unplug the cable and switch the phone on.

Thats it! There you go! Fixed phone! No need to send it to Samsung!

Its not as east as a hard reset, but it will do!!!

Can you describe details on how windows detect the phone? My PC detected the phone but I failed to install the driver software. Also, you didnt mention about emergency mode, should I turn on the phone normally or switch to emergency mode? Thank you!
29th March 2008, 06:58 AM |#6  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 27
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekerbuddyeker

OK CHAPS! MY 'IMPOSSIBLE TO HARD RESET' I780 IS WORKING AGAIN!!! THANKS VERY MUCH to all those who put these items up on XDA!! i

(i didnt' post the files or do all the hard work, I have just put them into the steps to help others)


For all those seeking the 2 magic steps of how to fix your bricked i780:

(1) Download the LOADER: http://www.mediafire.com/?agoddxiwtgq
(2) download the ROM (in this case, the English ROM) - http://www.mediafire.com/?mtmxr1dxzz5

put them both in the same directory and extract both files.

Run the loader, and push 'PDA' and it will select the ROM.
Plug in the USB / sync cable
Push 'detect'
Switch your phone on and the software will immediately start uploading the ROM.
When its complete, unplug the cable and switch the phone on.

Thats it! There you go! Fixed phone! No need to send it to Samsung!

Its not as east as a hard reset, but it will do!!!

I suggest a bit more credit notes to chaimd would be nice, he is the nice hacker who help us thur the build of the ROM image to use with the loader!

Chaimd rules!
29th March 2008, 12:47 PM |#7  
le55's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Padova
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
@ekerbuddyeker thaks for me for the loader
Last edited by le55; 29th March 2008 at 01:03 PM. Reason: link post loader
29th March 2008, 02:02 PM |#8  
chaimd's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Tokyo
Thanks Meter: 7
 
More
le55;
I thank you for MIRAGE Downloader and Italian ROM, again.
And I'm able to build Japanese RealQVGA ROM now.
29th March 2008, 02:43 PM |#9  
Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by chaimd

le55;
I thank you for MIRAGE Downloader and Italian ROM, again.
And I'm able to build Japanese RealQVGA ROM now.

looking forward yr english realqvga rom :P
29th March 2008, 03:07 PM |#10  
chaimd's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Tokyo
Thanks Meter: 7
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by tcs80

looking forward yr english realqvga rom :P

I learned my lesson from customizing Treo750 WWE ROM.
29th March 2008, 05:59 PM |#11  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Stuck at downloading
Hi,

I followed the instructions, but the program seems stuck at:

Calculating file parameters(DISKIMAGE)....
Calculating file parameters(DISKIMAGE) Done!!
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
PDA Device 1 ready to download!
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
PDA 1 starts downloading...
Don't plug it out until the label becomes blue!!!
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total 1 PDA region(s) will be written .
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Downloading PDA region #1(DISKIMAGE)...

How long is this supposed to take? Thanks!

Read More
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Message:
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes