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[SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 UNIFIED TOOLKIT V9] Drivers, Backup, Root, Recovery + MORE [TMO]

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21st February 2013, 04:41 PM |#411  
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Flashing Blue Light + Black Screen
Originally Posted by Six6Sicks

I had this same issue. I was on 4.1.1 too. Tried flashing stock 4.0.4 then rooting and it still didn't work. Black screen with blue light. After hours of fail I just gave up.

This happened to me yesterday, i think i try to root my 4.1.1 with 4.0.1. That's probably why it turn that way?
I went to samsung-updates .com
Then find your s3 device.
Downloaded the newest firmware
Turn of Phone
Press Volume Down + Home Button + Power Button
Hit Volume Up to go into Recovery Mode
Connect S3
Open Odin
Make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time is selected
Click PDA button
Unzip the file you downloaded
Select the .md5/.tar file
Wait for Odin to recognize the file
Press Start, should take like 10 mins
21st February 2013, 06:05 PM |#412  
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I can confirm that 7.0 roots the T999UVDLJC. I used option 2 (Flash Insecure Boot Image, Root + Install Busybox). It was a bit frightening to run something that said UVDLJA on it but the friggin' Carrier IQ app got reinstalled and it is draining my battery big time.
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21st February 2013, 08:05 PM |#413  
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I am attempting to root my Smasung Galaxy S3 on T-Mobile. It is stock.
I have the tool kit, and installed everything. It has gone to the part where you exit Odin and waits for the phone to reboot, which it did. But the tool kit has stopped, saying "adbd cannot run as root in production builds". It has been at that point for a few minutes.
What can I do next?

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Can I disconnect the usb cable from the pc, as it is still connected, and the tool kit is still running..
21st February 2013, 09:17 PM |#414  
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Factory reset after root
Hey all,

If I root using option 2 of the toolkit, would I still be able to use the standard method of doing a factory reset (through Settings menu) and have it work, i.e. I would have a stock, unrooted phone using the latest factory image that was downloaded to the phone during the last OTA update?

Thanks in advance!

EDIT: I'm assuming options 1 & 2 do nothing to the stock recovery- I realize that doing a reset from inside the stock OS with a custom recovery would probably earn me a boot loop.
24th February 2013, 08:41 AM |#415  
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Trying to use this on my brother's phone.

The phone version is DLJC however the RootKit only shows DLJA

Is this alright?
24th February 2013, 03:15 PM |#416  
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Re: [SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 UNIFIED TOOLKIT V7.0] Drivers, Backup, Root, Recovery + MORE [
25th February 2013, 12:15 AM |#417  
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Re: [SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 UNIFIED TOOLKIT V7.0] Drivers, Backup, Root, Recovery + MORE [
Originally Posted by Aerowinder


Sorry but was this directed at me? Just making sure I don't want to brick his phone :/

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26th February 2013, 03:53 PM |#418  
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Unfortunately had troubles using this on a clean DLL1 4.1.1 Wind t999v for a friend. Trying the ALL IN ONE method. Odin looks like it completes ok phone resets, close Odin and then everything fails except busybox install. No root installed or recovery. Any suggestions? Had no problems using the note 2 and nexus 7 versions.
26th February 2013, 10:00 PM |#419  
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still no mac root for 4.1.1 on tmobile?

4.1.1 newest update that just came threw.
3rd March 2013, 04:24 AM |#420  
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What is the best way to go about putting th phone back to stock for a return exchange what options should i pick on the tool-kit ? thanks in advanced
3rd March 2013, 04:28 AM |#421  
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Re: [SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 UNIFIED TOOLKIT V7.0] Drivers, Backup, Root, Recovery + MORE [
Did you create a nandroid of your stock ROM? There is an option top remove root, Busy box, cwm and insecure in root options, look in backup section to apply your nandroid.

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