1. Seth Stancil's Avatar
    Posting this here because I'm not sure if the US cellular subform gets enough traffic to find an answer,

    So I tried following a rooting guide for the S3 without realizing that the model it was for was the international version and not the US cellular version. My phone is now stuck on the "Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. please select recovery mode in Kies and try again". When I connect to Kies it just keeps trying to connect to the device and will eventually say there was a problem with connecting to the device. I can however still put my phone in download mode, I'm not sure if that makes any difference here, any help would be greatly appreciated!
    06-25-2013 04:56 PM
  2. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    If you can boot to download, you're not truly bricked. You need to find a known good ROM (I'd start with the OEM ROM in a .tar form, and install that with Odin. I don't know where to get the OEM US Cellular ROM, though.
    06-25-2013 10:44 PM
  3. grenefroggie's Avatar
    From what I understand, the US and International variants have different partitions or something of that nature. It bricks the device pretty bad. I don't know how bad or if it is recoverable.

    Start searching...
    06-25-2013 11:56 PM
  4. LazerDino's Avatar
    I think you will find what you need at http://rootzwiki.com/topic/39620-rom...-d2usc-%c2%bb/

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    06-26-2013 12:04 AM
  5. grenefroggie's Avatar
    I think you will find what you need at http://rootzwiki.com/topic/39620-rom...-d2usc-%c2%bb/

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using AC Forums mobile app
    Good call. Misread the post. I will now go crawl under a rock.
    06-26-2013 12:25 AM

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