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  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default [Solved] Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hi,

    I have a T-Mobile Galaxy S3. I just tried to root it because I wanted to put Cyanogenmod on it. I used odin 3.09 and flashed CF autoroot and philz touch recovery, because cwm wasn't working for some reason. when I went into recovery mode so I could flash cyanogen, I (stupidly) forgot to make a system image backup before I wiped everything. I selected the factory reset, clear space to flash rom, wipe cache, and wipe dalvik cache options. I think my problem is that I no longer have any sort of rom on my phone now, which is why my phone hangs on the samsung galaxy s3 logo. However, everytime I tried to flash with philz touch I got an error, and nothing would happen. so I've been trying odin and now I get this errorwhen I try to flash the stock rom that I downloaded from here.

    Code:
    <ID:0/003> Added!!
    <OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
    <OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    <OSM> Please wait..
    <OSM> T999UVUENC2_T999TMBENC2_T999UVUENC2_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    <OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    <OSM> Leave CS..
    <ID:0/003> Odin v.3 engine (ID:3)..
    <ID:0/003> File analysis..
    <ID:0/003> SetupConnection..
    <ID:0/003> Complete(Write) operation failed.
    <ID:0/003> Added!!
    <OSM> All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)
    this is what I got from odin 3.04. I've tried all of the odin versions provided here

    on download mode on my phone, it reads:

    Code:
    odin mode
    product name: sgh-t999L
    custom binary download: yes(3 counts)
    current binary: custom
    system status: custom
    qualcomm secureboot: enable
    warranty bit: 1
    bootloader rp swrev: 1
    secure check fail: sbl2
    secure check fail: sbl2
    I just want to revert back to stock and be done with it, as this is the absolute worst time for me to be stuck without a phone lol
    thanks in advance.
    Last edited by sk3j; 05-09-2014 at 01:16 PM.
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by sk3j View Post
    Hi,

    I have a T-Mobile Galaxy S3. I just tried to root it because I wanted to put Cyanogenmod on it. I used odin 3.09 and flashed CF autoroot and philz touch recovery, because cwm wasn't working for some reason. when I went into recovery mode so I could flash cyanogen, I (stupidly) forgot to make a system image backup before I wiped everything. I selected the factory reset, clear space to flash rom, wipe cache, and wipe dalvik cache options. I think my problem is that I no longer have any sort of rom on my phone now, which is why my phone hangs on the samsung galaxy s3 logo. However, everytime I tried to flash with philz touch I got an error, and nothing would happen. so I've been trying odin and now I get this errorwhen I try to flash the stock rom that I downloaded from here.

    Code:
    <ID:0/003> Added!!
    <OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
    <OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    <OSM> Please wait..
    <OSM> T999UVUENC2_T999TMBENC2_T999UVUENC2_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    <OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    <OSM> Leave CS..
    <ID:0/003> Odin v.3 engine (ID:3)..
    <ID:0/003> File analysis..
    <ID:0/003> SetupConnection..
    <ID:0/003> Complete(Write) operation failed.
    <ID:0/003> Added!!
    <OSM> All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)
    this is what I got from odin 3.04. I've tried all of the odin versions provided here


    I just want to revert back to stock and be done with it, as this is the absolute worst time for me to be stuck without a phone lol
    thanks in advance.
    Extract (unzip) the firmware file
    Download Odin v3.09
    Extract Odin zip-file
    Open Odin v3.09
    Reboot phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons)
    Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
    Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
    Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
    try 2-3 times
    do not use a usb hub

    philz touch will be different for firmware version
    post a screenshot of the problem
    if you need any help with firmware on sammobile, just ask me i am moderator there
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  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by mobilecrackers View Post
    Extract (unzip) the firmware file
    Download Odin v3.09
    Extract Odin zip-file
    Open Odin v3.09
    Reboot phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons)
    Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
    Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
    Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
    try 2-3 times
    do not use a usb hub

    philz touch will be different for firmware version
    post a screenshot of the problem
    if you need any help with firmware on sammobile, just ask me i am moderator there
    thanks for your response.
    i tried it five more times, and no luck. i have my phone plugged directly into the only usb port that will read it, no hub.
    i don't know what else you need a screenshot of other than odin, but here's that.
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by sk3j View Post
    thanks for your response.
    i tried it five more times, and no luck. i have my phone plugged directly into the only usb port that will read it, no hub.
    i don't know what else you need a screenshot of other than odin, but here's that.
    Don't try NC2. Try UVDMD5 instead if you had 4.2.1 before CM. If you had accepted Stock 4.3 update UVUEMJC then flash that with Odin Instead.
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by mobilecrackers View Post
    Don't try NC2. Try UVDMD5 instead if you had 4.2.1 before CM. If you had accepted Stock 4.3 update UVUEMJC then flash that with Odin Instead.
    I had accepted stock 4.3, so i tried flashing uvuemjc and now odin gives me this error.

    Code:
    <ID:0/003> Added!!
    <OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
    <OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    <OSM> Please wait..
    <OSM> T999UVUEMJC_T999TMBEMJC_T999UVUEMJC_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    <OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    <OSM> Leave CS..
    <ID:0/003> Odin v.3 engine (ID:3)..
    <ID:0/003> File analysis..
    <ID:0/003> SetupConnection..
    <ID:0/003> Initialzation..
    <ID:0/003> Get PIT for mapping..
    <ID:0/003> Firmware update start..
    <ID:0/003> SingleDownload.
    <ID:0/003> sbl2.mbn
    <ID:0/003> NAND Write Start!! 
    <ID:0/003> FAIL! (Auth)
    <ID:0/003> 
    <ID:0/003> Complete(Write) operation failed.
    <OSM> All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by sk3j View Post
    I had accepted stock 4.3, so i tried flashing uvuemjc and now odin gives me this error.

    Code:
    <ID:0/003> Added!!
    <OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
    <OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    <OSM> Please wait..
    <OSM> T999UVUEMJC_T999TMBEMJC_T999UVUEMJC_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    <OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    <OSM> Leave CS..
    <ID:0/003> Odin v.3 engine (ID:3)..
    <ID:0/003> File analysis..
    <ID:0/003> SetupConnection..
    <ID:0/003> Initialzation..
    <ID:0/003> Get PIT for mapping..
    <ID:0/003> Firmware update start..
    <ID:0/003> SingleDownload.
    <ID:0/003> sbl2.mbn
    <ID:0/003> NAND Write Start!! 
    <ID:0/003> FAIL! (Auth)
    <ID:0/003> 
    <ID:0/003> Complete(Write) operation failed.
    <OSM> All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)
    you need a pit file
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...4&d=1345737671 t999 32 gb
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...9&d=1345346221 16gb
    tick the re-partion, auto reboot, f reset time
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by mobilecrackers View Post
    you need a pit file
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...4&d=1345737671 t999 32 gb
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...9&d=1345346221 16gb
    tick the re-partion, auto reboot, f reset time
    i tried it with the 16 gb pit file, which is how big my phone's internal storage is, and this happened almost immediately. and on the download mode screen on my phone, it says at the bottom of the corner text "SECURE CHECK FAIL : PIT"
    i tried it a second time and i got this, which happened a lot more slowly.
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by sk3j View Post
    i tried it with the 16 gb pit file, which is how big my phone's internal storage is, and this happened almost immediately. and on the download mode screen on my phone, it says at the bottom of the corner text "SECURE CHECK FAIL : PIT"
    i tried it a second time and i got this, which happened a lot more slowly.
    you need to flash pit file and the firmware together
    not just the pit file alone
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by mobilecrackers View Post
    you need to flash pit file and the firmware together
    not just the pit file alone
    it hangs for a long time at "SetupConnection..", but i'm still getting the same error. http://i.imgur.com/HLbPj65.png
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by sk3j View Post
    it hangs for a long time at "SetupConnection..", but i'm still getting the same error. http://i.imgur.com/HLbPj65.png
    You need to enable usb debugging from phone settings, you cannot do that now because your phone is in bootloops.
    Try a different firmware
    only use 4.3 do not downgrade
    Ready to help you
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    reinstall the samsung usb drivers from pc, then restart system, then follow the procedures
    Try again with odin 3.04, 3.06, 3.09
    Ready to help you
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    i'm using my sister's computer, because mine won't install the drivers properly. i'm still getting the same errors. but, i found this website here and am wondering if i've been using the right firmware, because my phone is a t999L, and not just a t999. or does that not even make a difference?

    thanks so much for being patient with me by the way.
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    they have so much difference, T999 and T 999l are using different network. the xda link you provided, that will help you, download the T999l firmware and pitfile from that link and flash it with odin

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    where did you brought the phone, did you unlock it. you are using T999l which use lte network but you are using T-Mobile


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    download the firmware from the xda link you provided, use the NC1 firmware. Do downgrade use 4.3 version .flash it with the pit file if it doesn't work then flash it without pitfile. If none of the procedures helped you go into the recovery menu if you can get into recovery menu then clear cache and data then root your phone with cf-root. Then install a custom rom.
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    they worked! i flashed the t999L pit file found here alongside the twrp recovery rom found here, then flashed the pit along side the UVUBMK4 link found here, all on odin 3.07 and now it's working again. i was trying to load all incompatible roms, apparently, not realizing there's a significant difference between the t999 and the t999L models.

    thanks so much for your help.
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by sk3j View Post
    they worked! i flashed the t999L pit file found here alongside the twrp recovery rom found here, then flashed the pit along side the UVUBMK4 link found here, all on odin 3.07 and now it's working again. i was trying to load all incompatible roms, apparently, not realizing there's a significant difference between the t999 and the t999L models.

    thanks so much for your help.
    Need any more help just ask us
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hello SK3j i am having the same issue and for the past 2 days i was trying to fix this phone.I already download the files you explain.Could you please explain the step more clearly to do the process with odin.Thanks
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    Default Re: Softbricked Samsung Galaxy S3

    Quote Originally Posted by armalili View Post
    Hello SK3j i am having the same issue and for the past 2 days i was trying to fix this phone.I already download the files you explain.Could you please explain the step more clearly to do the process with odin.Thanks
    This tutorial will help you
    [Guide][Samsung] How to flash Stock ROM via ODIN
    Do.not use usb hub
    Try different version of odin if it fails
    Do.not downgrade

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    Work perfect!!!Thank you

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