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amolpingle

Senior Member
Mar 11, 2012
184
52
Recovery mode?

I modified this update.zip file for Galaxy y pro for our Galaxy y pro duos. Copy to the root of your SD card and flash in recovery. Click Thanks if it works for you.

Thanks for the update file.
But my Samsung galaxy Y pro duos is not entering into recovery mode.
Vol Up+Home+Power combination is not working.
I have tried Vol UP/DOWN+HOme+Power also but the device
does not enter recovery mode. Till the buttons are pressed the device
boot up remains halted. Once I release power button the device boots
normally.
Pls help
 

amolpingle

Senior Member
Mar 11, 2012
184
52
How?


Great to know that. but how?
Pls tell me the exact sequence you employed.
I am pressing first Vol UP and then Home button
and while keeping these pressed I am pressing
power button. Samsung model number is flashed
for few seconds and then screen goes blank and
remains blank unless I release the power button.
Once I release the power button the phone boots
normally. Pls help.
 

ashu258

Senior Member
Mar 21, 2011
94
14
Gujarat
hi

if i root with this method, and then hard reset my device then will i have to root it again or it will remain rooted after hard reset.

is there any method of unrooting?

explain me some details of the risk involved in rooting, i have purchased the phone last week and dont want to loose it so early. can i brick my phone while rooting?

is it possible to fix the bricked phone?

thank you in advance, and sorry to ask too many questions, but i am new to android.
i have flashed many symbian phones with CFW but in symbian i can always restore original FW if the CFW didnt work or something went wrong. I am learning android please help me...
 

dottore007

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Feb 21, 2009
2
0
@abbas

You said in your first post "I modified this update.zip file for Galaxy y pro ...". Could you please give me a link or post the original update zip for the Galaxy y pro (not your modified one for the duos), please?

thanks in advance
 

fa_chocolate

New member
Jun 18, 2008
2
0
thanx a ton Abbas, tried all possible methods till i read ur advise and it worked in one strike, appreciate it.
Thank you once again.

For the benefit of other members who are trying a factory reset if you have forgotten the password, once you get into the recevoery mode you will be prompted for a password again. Do not worry, enter incorrect password 3-4 times before you get a warning for a factory reset by the system, click on yes and you are back to your new phone (of course if you do not have your data backed up, it will be lost) Also, please ensure to remove your sd card before the factory reset to avoid loss of data.
Hope this helps all.
 

ashu258

Senior Member
Mar 21, 2011
94
14
Gujarat
about unroot

I modified this update.zip file for Galaxy y pro for our Galaxy y pro duos. Copy to the root of your SD card and flash in recovery. Click Thanks if it works for you.


thank you abbas for root package, can you provide the unroot zip package also. it will be great to have method to unroot for all the users because in the worst case if we needed to go to samsung people..

thanks for the root package, rep+
 

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    I modified this update.zip file for Galaxy y pro for our Galaxy y pro duos. Copy to the root of your SD card and flash in recovery. Click Thanks if it works for you.
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    You need to press and hold the home button LIGHTLY and just press the power button. DO NOT HOLD the power button just press it.
    1
    You need to press the home key LIGHTLY. Pressing too hard will press the adjacent key/s. I had the same issue, but once I learnt to press the home key lightly it works consistently all the time.
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    I didn't try it, as it was my friend's device.

    Edit: just got chance to retry n works flawless.
    3key worked
    Vol up + home (lt to centre key) + power
    Thanx abbas



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    Flash any stock rom with pc Odin, wil make totally stock rom.
    Usually unroot tools leaves some foot print on device. So above said method is best n safest.

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