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    Default Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Ok, so long story short, I got fed up with the latest update (4.05.605.14) downloading onto my phone and then failing every time it tried to install itself. Deferring didn't work and it would do it about 5 times a day. So I decided to try and manually install it. That was a mistake. I ended up with a phone that wouldn't boot past the 4G LTE screen. I have searched the forums all day and tried everything I could, including trying to install the 3.14.605.12 RUU to take me back to stock. Even locked I can't get it to flash. It checks the PH98IMG.zip but when it installs it fails and says that the "Main Version is older!" So at this point I'm lost. If any of you have any ideas and can help me get my phone back it would be so great.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    When mine said my version was older, I ok d it. Let it load the older version. Then let it do updates from there.
    One of those, two steps back, three steps forward things.

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    It never gave me the option to do that. It just said push power to reboot.

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    I had the same issue with the MainVer Error. Followed these instructions MainVer Error over on XDA. Appears to have resolved my issue with the update. But my phone would boot with no issue, just would not complete the Update process. Hold this helps...
    Last edited by mychlan; 05-13-2013 at 08:32 AM.
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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Thanks for the link! I'll have to look through it all and see if there's any instructions to do it through the boot loader since my phone won't boot. Too bad I'm not home to try it now

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Sadly there didn't seem to be a way to do this without booting into the actual ROM. So still stuck.
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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Just posted what I did to get back to stock, update, reroot.
    In one of the threads, trouble getting update....
    Is probably not as detailed as it should be, but if you read enough in here, the answers are there.

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Awesome. I think I saw the thread you're talking about before you posted that. I'll try too find out again

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Well, no luck there either. I get an error 140: bootloader version error
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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    You will probably need to S-OFF and install the RUU, then it will prompt you to go past that "Main Version Older" warning. In your current state, for whatever reason, you will probably just need to install the Global Leak (4.3.605.2) from last year to get back up and running until a newer RUU comes out.

    Of course, since you are rooted/Amon Ra, why not just go AOSP ROMs and give your phone a new lease on life? Rezound Original Android Development - xda-developers
    Current Personal Phone: Google Nexus 4 on Cricket/Aio (Beanstalk 4.4.4 with hells-Core Kernel)
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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Thinking I should. Any recommendations?

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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Quote Originally Posted by kirkman81 View Post
    Thinking I should. Any recommendations?

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    I would go Tron or Infection, anything by IAmTheOneTheyCallNeo actually... Unofficial CM10.1 if you want to switch to TWRP (only way OTAs are supported). EclipticRez or any Nils ROM ifyou prefer Sense.
    Current Personal Phone: Google Nexus 4 on Cricket/Aio (Beanstalk 4.4.4 with hells-Core Kernel)
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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Really like Infection. Especially since my phone works!
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    Default Re: Tried to install newest update, ended up with a paper weight.

    Quote Originally Posted by kirkman81 View Post
    Really like Infection. Especially since my phone works!
    Awesome!!! Glad you got it working!!!
    Current Personal Phone: Google Nexus 4 on Cricket/Aio (Beanstalk 4.4.4 with hells-Core Kernel)
    Current Work Phone: LG G2 VS980 on VZW (Official Beanstalk)
    Current Tablet: iPad 4 and Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
    Other phones "in the family": HTC DNA, HTC One (M7), Motorola Moto G GPE
    Previous/Retired Android Devices: HTC Aria, HTC Incredible 2, HTC Rezound, Samsung Stratosphere, Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, Nextbook 8P

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