1. Stevan Mihalic's Avatar
    Hello everyone,

    I have an S3 neo, it's 6 months old. About 2 months ago i started checking in this forums, and then i flashed cm12, and started adding custom roms to my phone. Everything was well, phone was working fine, and so on.

    One morning i woke up and my phone went off, and when i turn it on, it's black screen. I restarted few times, took out memory card, and poof it worked. Was all good.

    I left it like that and next morning it happened again. And since then i tried all the ways, like take out battery, hold power button 1 min then try to turn it on after few minutes, and so on. Nothing worked. Pulling out memmory card or sim card didn't work either. It's like this for almost 2 weeks i can't use the phone.
    I cant get in download mode or custom recovery i i don't know why it won't react on that. It turns on each time like normally, led notifiaction works, the lights on home and back button works, only screen is black. I can unlock it, and such things but cant see anything.

    I even succesfully did a factory reset over play store from pc, but that didn't help either..

    Biggest problem is that its under warranty but since custom rom i can't take it to service unless i have money to pay... which i dont

    I have NEVER DROPPED it, it was never in water, and so on. Doesn't have a scratch at all.

    It even has sound, and everything. Just freaking black screen ....

    My phone turns on when i click home + volume down + power button. I hear sound, blue led notification and so on.......

    But when turned on, when i connect to usb odin recognizes it, says connected, and when i try to install the rom i it takes really long and on the end i get fail..*attached the screenshot of fail) I guess because its not in download mode. Any other suggestions how i could get in download mode more?

    Remove battery, hold power button for 1-2 mins, let phone for few mins and turn it on. didn't work
    I tried with adb,but usb debugging not on so cmd cant find my device

    So what i am asking is if anyone here knows how to remove custom rom and custom recovery over pc,is it possible, without the screen? Any way to do it so i can get warranty back ? All i need is a freaking stock rom and stock recovery and a binary reset i guess. Just freaking would need screen to work for 5 mins eh....

    If anyone has any ideas please post them, thanks..
    10-16-2015 03:34 PM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    The only thing I can think of is to try JTAg device that will force a ROM onto your phone. I have never tried these before, so I am not sure how well they work.

    From my LG G4
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    10-20-2015 12:36 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Although it seemed that pulling the SD card seemed to temporarily fix the problem at first, that may have been a coincidence. It may just be that the screen failed. You may want to try getting the screen replaced (or perhaps, just having the phone opened up and checking the screen connections).
    10-20-2015 01:10 PM
  4. Stevan Mihalic's Avatar
    Yeah but the problem is that my phoone is rooted so i lost my warranty. Kind of dont want to pay a lot of money for replacement if there is a way to unroot the phone somehow so i get my warranty back... There must be a way
    Tried to turn phone on off like 1000 times now and pulling out sd card,sim card, etc, nothing works now.....
    10-20-2015 02:34 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Wish I could help you, but I don't really have experience in that arena.
    10-20-2015 02:53 PM

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