URGENT Galaxy S3 Emergency
So, I rooted my AT&T GS3 about 4 months ago, with the intentions to start getting into custom ROMs. But I never actually installed one, so I just have stock Android 4.1.1 on my rooted phone.
Now, 4 months later, I get the notification to update to Android 4.2.1. I wasn't sure how that would go on a rooted phone though, so I postponed it, and then postponed it again. However, after the 3rd time, it wouldn't let me postpone, and sent me straight into the update.
Sure enough, the update didn't go well, and now my phone is in a weird state and I don't know what to do. It seems that I am in "CWM-based Recovery." In the middle of the screen is a picture of the Android guy with his chest open and a red exclamation point/triangle on top of his chest.
On the bottom of the screen, it says this:
CWM-based Recovery v22.214.171.124
E : Invalid command argument
Finding update package...
Opening update package...
Verifying update package...
E : failed to verify whole-file signature
E : signature verification failed
And on the top of the screen in blue text, I have these options:
reboot system now
install zip from sdcard
wipe data/factory reset
wipe cache partition
backup and restore
mounts and storage
All I want is to get back to my phone working, without losing my data. What option should I hit to return to where I was? Help!
Thanks so much,
- 09-05-2013, 11:07 PM #2
- 09-05-2013, 11:09 PM #3
Re: URGENT Galaxy S3 Emergency
You'll probably get a lot more help if you post this in the Samsung Galaxy S3 AT&T forum:
http://forums.androidcentral.com/t-galaxy-s-iii/BROKE MY WRIST AND TYPING ONE-HANDED! Please forgive all typos.
PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. Otherwise, it's like calling your doctor and saying "My head hurts." Your doctor can't treat you unless he knows whether you have a headache or a concussion, and we can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they occurred.
Give a person an answer, and you've solved one problem. Teach a person to search, and you have helped them solve problems forever.
Have a Galaxy S3? Click here ==> Everything you wanted to know about your Galaxy S3
- 09-05-2013, 11:21 PM #5
- 09-05-2013, 11:28 PM #7
- 09-05-2013, 11:33 PM #8
If I helped you, Pay it Forward....
Current Devices: Moto X, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
Retired Devices: Galaxy S2 (Epic 4G Touch)
Traded Devices: Galaxy S3
- By antman451 in forum Verizon Galaxy S3Replies: 9Last Post: 09-19-2013, 07:48 PM
- By JThurai in forum T-Mobile Galaxy S3Replies: 3Last Post: 09-07-2013, 11:36 AM
- By Preach2k in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 3Replies: 10Last Post: 09-06-2013, 10:30 AM
- By Amar Chaggar in forum General Help and How ToReplies: 1Last Post: 09-05-2013, 09:46 PM
- By Amar Chaggar in forum General Help and How ToReplies: 1Last Post: 09-05-2013, 05:44 PM