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  1. TrueDrooid's Avatar
    man that's horrible to hear, on the bright side at least it didn't drop from a rollercoaster and hit the bricks n the only thing you were able to recover was the battery. ;-)
    09-06-2012 08:18 AM
  2. iamraphiee's Avatar
    I just hard bricked my 2 days old galaxy s III, HOW SMART! anyone help me.. I'll buy you lunch, or dinner?? haha.
    10-27-2012 12:06 PM
  3. Skunkape60's Avatar
    I just hard bricked my 2 days old galaxy s III, HOW SMART! anyone help me.. I'll buy you lunch, or dinner?? haha.
    How did you do it and what have you tried to fix it.
    10-27-2012 05:43 PM
  4. Skunkape60's Avatar
    I guess he really wasn't interested in help...
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    10-28-2012 01:10 AM
  5. iamraphiee's Avatar
    sorry been busy at work. well, firstable i was trying to root my phone which i did, then i decided i wanted to custimize rom, and basically i did it with the wrong version with was the international. i have the sprint version. and now phone won't turn on at all
    11-01-2012 02:17 AM
  6. Skunkape60's Avatar
    sorry been busy at work. well, firstable i was trying to root my phone which i did, then i decided i wanted to custimize rom, and basically i did it with the wrong version with was the international. i have the sprint version. and now phone won't turn on at all
    1st thing to ask... Can you get into download mode by pressing and holding volume down, power and home simultaneously?
    11-01-2012 05:40 AM
  7. Markster1's Avatar
    I'm glad you got your issues squared away, but I couldn't stop laughing that you state your no noob when it comes to rooting/flashing, but you flashed a rom not intended for your phone, and couldn't figure out what went wrong, lol... all of us have mistake days...
    He could have said, "I'm not a noob, I've bricked 10 of them already!"

    LOL
    11-01-2012 05:51 AM
  8. iamraphiee's Avatar
    not at all. it won't wake up. haha
    11-01-2012 08:20 AM
  9. Skunkape60's Avatar
    not at all. it won't wake up. haha
    Your phone is toast. You can:
    1. Use it for a door stop.
    2. Use it as a paperweight.
    3. Give it to your child as a toy.

    Even if you were able to get it into download mode, it is highly doubtful that the radio would ever work right.

    Check your messages...
    11-01-2012 09:56 AM
  10. jcballer's Avatar
    I believe you can try sending ur phone to this company, MobileTechVideos, they claim to fix all types if galaxy s III. They use the jtag device to revive your phone again. There are many videos on YouTube and on Google. If you decide to do it, let me know if it worked for you.
    11-02-2012 02:36 AM
  11. MikeIL57's Avatar
    Hi,

    I bricked my i747 S3 phone by burning a wrong ROM (the one that is made for i9300). Now the phone does not turn on (black screen), cannot enter download/recovery mode either. Just dead. Connecting it to charger has no effect. Anything can be done?
    thanks,
    11-08-2012 08:01 PM
  12. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Hi,

    I bricked my i747 S3 phone by burning a wrong ROM (the one that is made for i9300). Now the phone does not turn on (black screen), cannot enter download/recovery mode either. Just dead. Connecting it to charger has no effect. Anything can be done?
    thanks,
    You guys are way to careless. This phone is almost impossible to brick. About the only way to do it is by flashing something not made for your phone.

    Yes, there is a way you may be able to fix it. But first I have to ask why you thought it OK to flash something not made for your phone?

    BTW... I said may... I solo get a hold of a guy I know. Perhaps he can do something for it.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Xparent Blue Tapatalk 2
    11-08-2012 09:03 PM
  13. MikeIL57's Avatar
    Thanks. how can I recover the phone?
    11-08-2012 09:48 PM
  14. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Thanks. how can I recover the phone?
    I haven't heard from him yet. But check your pm's.
    11-08-2012 09:58 PM
  15. MikeIL57's Avatar
    ok, thanks
    11-08-2012 10:07 PM
  16. macmov's Avatar
    I haven't heard from him yet. But check your pm's.
    Skunk, I need hel. I think I also just bricked my phone. Everything was good , had wicked beta and wanted to get the 1.1 but thought I'd go back to unroot and see if I could get jellybean 4.1.2 that's where it all went wrong. started by re rooting and went back to ics somehow. finally updated to jb. went root and upgrade to wicked and for some reason i went back to ics. don't know how. went back to stock then came across samsung gs3 Qcom toolkit and decided that it looked like a all in one package and it be more easy i guess. folowed directions on video and locked in the middle of flash. now phone wont boot, I hear a new boot sound in the background but no screen. pretty much deat. I can go into recovery mode and tried to factory reset but that didn't work. have old backups, but honestly, i have bounced around so much freaking out. I don't know where they are or how to access them.
    11-12-2012 10:13 AM
  17. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Skunk, I need hel. I think I also just bricked my phone. Everything was good , had wicked beta and wanted to get the 1.1 but thought I'd go back to unroot and see if I could get jellybean 4.1.2 that's where it all went wrong. started by re rooting and went back to ics somehow. finally updated to jb. went root and upgrade to wicked and for some reason i went back to ics. don't know how. went back to stock then came across samsung gs3 Qcom toolkit and decided that it looked like a all in one package and it be more easy i guess. folowed directions on video and locked in the middle of flash. now phone wont boot, I hear a new boot sound in the background but no screen. pretty much deat. I can go into recovery mode and tried to factory reset but that didn't work. have old backups, but honestly, i have bounced around so much freaking out. I don't know where they are or how to access them.
    Which recovery do to have right now? Boot into recovery and tell me what you have.

    Relax... You aren't bricked.
    11-12-2012 10:45 AM
  18. macmov's Avatar
    i dont know what recovery it is. just the standard 3 button method is what i am using. i have
    reboot system now
    apply update from adb
    apply update from external storage
    wipe data/ factory reset/wipe cache partition
    apply update from cache

    that's it

    I also wanted to add I the phone is not connecting to my computer now, not sure it it cant recognize it because its stuck in a boot process or something else.
    11-12-2012 11:01 AM
  19. Skunkape60's Avatar
    i dont know what recovery it is. just the standard 3 button method is what i am using. i have
    reboot system now
    apply update from adb
    apply update from external storage
    wipe data/ factory reset/wipe cache partition
    apply update from cache

    that's it
    You are unrooted with stock recovery and your phone won't boot. The first thing would be to get stock jb back into your phone. Since you will be flashing a full image tar you will check auto reboot. This will restore your phone to factory condition. You will have to root out after this is done.

    Here is the Official tar file Un-Rooted and will become the official return to stock file. This will factory reset your device. This is also flashed in desktop Odin and will NOT add to your flash count.Download unzip and flash to your phone using Odin.

    Official JellyBean LJ7 Return to stock/Update to JellyBean tar
    Please thank sextape for his valuable contribution.

    [Guide] HOW TO FLASH IN ODIN 3.07

    Note: Flashing the PreRooted tar will not install install custom recovery. So after the phone reboots, go back into download mode and flash custom recovery in odin or you can flash it in mobile odin from your phone. Mobile Odin is available in the play store.

    You can download CWM Recovery 6.0.1.2 HERE
    11-12-2012 11:19 AM
  20. macmov's Avatar
    You are unrooted with stock recovery and your phone won't boot. The first thing would be to get stock jb back into your phone. Since you will be flashing a full image tar you will check auto reboot. This will restore your phone to factory condition. You will have to root out after this is done.

    Here is the Official tar file Un-Rooted and will become the official return to stock file. This will factory reset your device. This is also flashed in desktop Odin and will NOT add to your flash count.Download unzip and flash to your phone using Odin.

    Official JellyBean LJ7 Return to stock/Update to JellyBean tar
    Please thank sextape for his valuable contribution.

    [Guide] HOW TO FLASH IN ODIN 3.07

    Note: Flashing the PreRooted tar will not install install custom recovery. So after the phone reboots, go back into download mode and flash custom recovery in odin or you can flash it in mobile odin from your phone. Mobile Odin is available in the play store.

    You can download CWM Recovery 6.0.1.2 HERE
    Thanks Skunk. I tried going into odin already but the drivers wouldnot load
    11-12-2012 11:27 AM
  21. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Thanks Skunk. I tried going into odin already but the drivers wouldnot load
    So Odin won't recognize your phone?
    11-12-2012 11:35 AM
  22. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Do you have any friends with a gs3 or access to another gs3?
    11-12-2012 11:39 AM
  23. macmov's Avatar
    no it won't. I am thinking of deleting the drivers and trying to redownload them, but I didn't want to do that until I talked to you about it.

    - - - Updated - - -

    no other gs3 around me
    11-12-2012 11:46 AM
  24. Skunkape60's Avatar
    no it won't. I am thinking of deleting the drivers and trying to redownload them, but I didn't want to do that until I talked to you about it.

    - - - Updated - - -

    no other gs3 around me
    I was going to suggest the same thing...use the drivers in my how to root guide.
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    11-12-2012 11:49 AM
  25. macmov's Avatar
    also tried samsung GS3 toolkit and all it says is its waiting for debugging. I cant get to debugging cause I have no screen
    11-12-2012 12:00 PM
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