Repair your I9100G Samsung Galaxy S2 which has been flashed with wrong firmware

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ToMmY_hun

Senior Member
Oct 6, 2009
52
52
Budapest
Hi Guys,

I've bought a GT-I9100G, flashed it with an original I9100 rom and the phone was bricked by the wrong firmware. After that, I couldn't flash it with the right firmware neither.
I have spent a whole day to figure out the problem and I have found a guy, who had the same problem earlier.
He told me what to do:

Warning! Use this description at your own risk! I can't guarantee that your phone will be alright. If you are brave, just give it a shot. :)

1. Download the required files:

-In case of the blocked file servers, the pit has been uploaded to a reliable Hungarian site-

Odin 1.85:
Odin 1.85

TI OMAP 4 .PIT FILE:
PIT for I9100G Samsung Galaxy S 2 II

HOW TO DOWNLOAD FROM DATA.HU:

howtodownload.png




The stock ROM:
Go to http://www.sammobile.com/ and find a rom for your device (rembember, you have to look for I9100G firmwares not for I9100 ones)

2. Repartition with Odin

Turn off your phone and remove the battery.
Put it back and Press these buttons in this order:

Volume Down + Home (Menu) + Power Button

After that, you will see this:
attachment.php


Now, press the Volume Up button.
Your phone is in Download Mode now.

Connect your phone in this mode to your PC. It will install a few drivers, just wait patiently.

After the installation, you have to see this:

odin-com-port-kapcsolat.png


Now, browse the downloaded .PIT file to its place.

Check the re-partition box and press START.

When it finished, detach your phone.

3. Flash the new Firmware


Browse the downloaded firmware to the PDA section in Odin.

DO NOT CHECK THE RE-PARTITON BOX THIS TIME!

Hit the flash button and wait patiently.

When it finishes just enjoy your SGS II! :)


If you don't understand something, just ask in the thread or send me a private message.


I'll write some keywords here, so Google can find this thread easier:
I9100G flashed with I9100 firmware, bad flashing, bad flashed I9100G, bricked I9100G, dead I9100G, I9100G PIT, .PIT, *.PIT, pit file
 
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ToMmY_hun

Senior Member
Oct 6, 2009
52
52
Budapest
1st - If you did not created it, it does not belong to original development.

2nd - If you can do something without jtag, it neither dead or bricked.

Still good to post it, but next time pay attention to post in the right section plz.

Well, I've made a mistake here. I'm sorry :-(
Could you tell me how should I name the topic and how can I move it to it's place? :)
 
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manishdev

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Oct 30, 2011
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did u recover ur phone from this bad flash? By the way what was the exact process?
1) u flashed the pit file fter chking the repartition option in odia
2) flashed a stock rom of i9100g
and all working?
 

ToMmY_hun

Senior Member
Oct 6, 2009
52
52
Budapest
did u recover ur phone from this bad flash? By the way what was the exact process?
1) u flashed the pit file fter chking the repartition option in odia
2) flashed a stock rom of i9100g
and all working?

Yes, exactly.

First of all, make a repartition with Odin. Check the Re-partition box and browse the PIT file.
Click on the START button.

After it finishes, browse the rom file to the PDA section, and click START again.

This method worked on my phone.
 

enraged1

Member
Oct 19, 2011
14
0
Tripoli
Hi! suffering from same probelm. My phone doesnt go into boot mode and a yellow triangle keeps flashing. How could i use the PIT file? any step by step guide available?

Thanks!
 

tba77

Senior Member
Jan 16, 2012
192
35
La Marsa
Hello,

I once had the same problem and wasn't able to go to the download mode, I had the image of a PC and a phone on my screen and when removing the battery the phone goes off, and when I put it again and turn it on, automatically I found my self on the same screen without being able to do anything. I had no choice but send my phone to be repaired !
 

Jurgeth

New member
Feb 3, 2012
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0
Rats, thanks to hotfile being made entirely out of fail and megaupload being seized by the feds this guide is of no use to me as I cannot get hold of any of the files needed to repair my phone.
 

Entropy512

Senior Recognized Developer
Aug 31, 2007
14,095
25,088
Owego, NY
Hello,

I once had the same problem and wasn't able to go to the download mode, I had the image of a PC and a phone on my screen and when removing the battery the phone goes off, and when I put it again and turn it on, automatically I found my self on the same screen without being able to do anything. I had no choice but send my phone to be repaired !

That's download mode... It's "forced download mode" - phone is telling you that you HAVE to flash something in Odin or you're not going anywhere.

Sent from my GT-P7510 using Tapatalk
 

ToMmY_hun

Senior Member
Oct 6, 2009
52
52
Budapest
I've made it too, but it's not a problem. If you have download mode you can do everything. :)
Just follow the steps in the first post.


To the others:

All of the files have been uploaded again. Please contact me if something goes wrong with them.

Good luck and have fun! :)
 
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samapraku

Member
Apr 22, 2011
5
0
Thanks a lot for this post.. was great help to me...


However for those who can't get to download mode using the VOLUME DOWN + HOME + POWER KEY combination, this worked for me..

Disconnect your phone from usb cable
Remove the battery and place it back again

Press the VOLUME UP + VOLUME DOWN KEYS SIMULTANEOUSLY and without releasing them,
Insert your USB cable...

if it shows a phone connected to a PC with a yellow triangle between, and ODIN recognises it, you are good to go.
Just proceed with the instructions from ToMmY_hun

That is how I fixed my SAMSUNG GT I9100G.
 

Iklau

Member
Dec 29, 2011
20
3
Bèrghem
I have read in forums that the android Archiving PIT would not be necessary, is this true?

The PIT is useful in order to clean deeply your device, so if you have lag, brik or freezing the PIT guarantees a better functioning of the system.
If you don't have any problem, you can avoid the PIT and simply flash the rom
;)
 

chaykee

Member
Jul 27, 2010
11
2
Amazon.de ships 9100G !

Hi,

I just had the same problem. Today my new SGS2 arrived from Amazon.de
I flashed a LA2 based I9100 Firmware (CF-Root-SGS2_XI_ITV_LA2-v5.0-CWM5)
I flashed only the PDA Part in Odin without any other changes in Odin, thinking that I can boot afterwards in CWM and install a CustomRom.

My phone was stuck at the Galaxy S II Bootscreen with the yellow triangle.
Afterwards - I know, a little too late - I realized that my retailer sent me a I9100G (with a german LA1 2.3.6 Firmware) instead of a I9100!
So I downloaded an original 9100G Firmware from sammobile.com. Unfortunately there are no european firmwares available for the 9100G, so I had to use the only 2.3.6 Firmware I found I9100GJPKK1 (United Arab Emirates).

I started Odin, didn't change any of the checkboxes and flashed it (only PDA). Everythin is working right now but I want to exchange it with a 9100.
I'm not sure if I can return the Handset to the retailer. It was his fault that he messed up the phone models but now I have a mobile with arab emirates firmware that does not support german.

Hope my little journey helps somebody...
 

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    Hi Guys,

    I've bought a GT-I9100G, flashed it with an original I9100 rom and the phone was bricked by the wrong firmware. After that, I couldn't flash it with the right firmware neither.
    I have spent a whole day to figure out the problem and I have found a guy, who had the same problem earlier.
    He told me what to do:

    Warning! Use this description at your own risk! I can't guarantee that your phone will be alright. If you are brave, just give it a shot. :)

    1. Download the required files:

    -In case of the blocked file servers, the pit has been uploaded to a reliable Hungarian site-

    Odin 1.85:
    Odin 1.85

    TI OMAP 4 .PIT FILE:
    PIT for I9100G Samsung Galaxy S 2 II

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD FROM DATA.HU:

    howtodownload.png




    The stock ROM:
    Go to http://www.sammobile.com/ and find a rom for your device (rembember, you have to look for I9100G firmwares not for I9100 ones)

    2. Repartition with Odin

    Turn off your phone and remove the battery.
    Put it back and Press these buttons in this order:

    Volume Down + Home (Menu) + Power Button

    After that, you will see this:
    attachment.php


    Now, press the Volume Up button.
    Your phone is in Download Mode now.

    Connect your phone in this mode to your PC. It will install a few drivers, just wait patiently.

    After the installation, you have to see this:

    odin-com-port-kapcsolat.png


    Now, browse the downloaded .PIT file to its place.

    Check the re-partition box and press START.

    When it finished, detach your phone.

    3. Flash the new Firmware


    Browse the downloaded firmware to the PDA section in Odin.

    DO NOT CHECK THE RE-PARTITON BOX THIS TIME!

    Hit the flash button and wait patiently.

    When it finishes just enjoy your SGS II! :)


    If you don't understand something, just ask in the thread or send me a private message.


    I'll write some keywords here, so Google can find this thread easier:
    I9100G flashed with I9100 firmware, bad flashing, bad flashed I9100G, bricked I9100G, dead I9100G, I9100G PIT, .PIT, *.PIT, pit file
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    I have made a more accurate process description. :)
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    Hello,

    I once had the same problem and wasn't able to go to the download mode, I had the image of a PC and a phone on my screen and when removing the battery the phone goes off, and when I put it again and turn it on, automatically I found my self on the same screen without being able to do anything. I had no choice but send my phone to be repaired !

    That's download mode... It's "forced download mode" - phone is telling you that you HAVE to flash something in Odin or you're not going anywhere.

    Sent from my GT-P7510 using Tapatalk
    2
    Hi Guys,

    I've bought a GT-I9100G, flashed it with an original I9100 rom and the phone was bricked by the wrong firmware. After that, I couldn't flash it with the right firmware neither.
    I have spent a whole day to figure out the problem and I have found a guy, who had the same problem earlier.
    He told me what to do:

    Warning! Use this description at your own risk! I can't guarantee that your phone will be alright. If you are brave, just give it a shot. :)

    1. Download the required files:

    -In case of the blocked file servers, the pit has been uploaded to a reliable Hungarian site-

    Odin 1.85:
    Odin 1.85

    TI OMAP 4 .PIT FILE:
    PIT for I9100G Samsung Galaxy S 2 II

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD FROM DATA.HU:

    howtodownload.png




    The stock ROM:
    Go to http://www.sammobile.com/ and find a rom for your device (rembember, you have to look for I9100G firmwares not for I9100 ones)

    2. Repartition with Odin

    Turn off your phone and remove the battery.
    Put it back and Press these buttons in this order:

    Volume Down + Home (Menu) + Power Button

    After that, you will see this:
    attachment.php


    Now, press the Volume Up button.
    Your phone is in Download Mode now.

    Connect your phone in this mode to your PC. It will install a few drivers, just wait patiently.

    After the installation, you have to see this:

    odin-com-port-kapcsolat.png


    Now, browse the downloaded .PIT file to its place.

    Check the re-partition box and press START.

    When it finished, detach your phone.

    3. Flash the new Firmware


    Browse the downloaded firmware to the PDA section in Odin.

    DO NOT CHECK THE RE-PARTITON BOX THIS TIME!

    Hit the flash button and wait patiently.

    When it finishes just enjoy your SGS II! :)


    If you don't understand something, just ask in the thread or send me a private message.


    I'll write some keywords here, so Google can find this thread easier:
    I9100G flashed with I9100 firmware, bad flashing, bad flashed I9100G, bricked I9100G, dead I9100G, I9100G PIT, .PIT, *.PIT, pit file

    right about now i don't know how must to thank you for posting this " HELP TIP " . im not a complete newbie when it comes to rooting and what not but i did the most stupidest thing today , i tried restoring a old backup of my stock rom and for some reason something went wrong . and i didn't try wiping or re installing a new rom to the phone and i end up bricking it to the point where i couldn't boot into recovery or download mode . and right about now my phone is up and working ones again THANKS TO YOU:D:D GOOD LOOKING OUT BRO:good:
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