1. koledo13's Avatar
    Hello everyone,
    My phone froze all of a sudden, didn't touch it or drop it. I tried turning it off, but that didn't work so I removed its battery. When I pressed the power button it wouldn't start up. I tried everything I found on the internet, nothing helped, and when I tried installing new firmware, there was an error, and now everytime I power it up, there's just this:
    Samsung S5 won't start up-img_20151027_144807.jpg

    Zoomed in:
    Samsung S5 won't start up-img_20151027_144926.jpg
    10-27-2015 09:02 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! See if you can flash the proper firmware for that exact model using Odin: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...interface.html
    10-27-2015 07:37 PM
  3. koledo13's Avatar
    I tried that, but it showed error every time. I'll give it another go, and write the results.

    After doing everything as instructed, I'm getting these errors:

    Samsung S5 won't start up-img_20151028_123338.jpg

    Samsung S5 won't start up-img_20151028_123426.jpg
    10-28-2015 04:51 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Unfortunately, I don't have direct experience with flashing Samsung devices. Let me see if others can help.
    10-28-2015 11:18 AM
  5. koledo13's Avatar
    Please do, I'd appreciate anything that could help me solve this without having it repaired for money. Thanks in advance.
    10-28-2015 11:25 AM
  6. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Try different cables, USB ports, updating Samsung drivers. See if that changes anything.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    10-28-2015 12:30 PM
  7. koledo13's Avatar
    Tried changing cables also, drivers are up to date. Besides, phone won't even start, and Smart Switch won't even recognize the phone when I plug it in. Only Odin recognizes it when it's in download mode.
    10-28-2015 02:45 PM
  8. ironass's Avatar
    Which country are you in?

    Which carrier are you on and was your phone on carrier branded firmware?
    10-28-2015 02:56 PM
  9. koledo13's Avatar
    Serbia, Vip is the carrier, but the phone was bought in Montenegro.
    10-28-2015 05:33 PM
  10. ironass's Avatar
    Serbia, Vip is the carrier, but the phone was bought in Montenegro.
    Try downloading and flashing...

    Model SM-G900F
    Model name GALAXY S5
    Country Serbia (VIP)
    Version Android 5.0
    Changelist 5508620
    Build date Mon, 05 Oct 2015 07:14:38 +0000
    Product code TOP
    B. Diddy likes this.
    10-28-2015 05:49 PM
  11. koledo13's Avatar
    Thank you for helping out, I'll give it a go and let you know whether it worked.
    10-28-2015 05:56 PM
  12. koledo13's Avatar
    Thanks everyone, but looks like it has to be taken to service for repairs. Tried every solution and it still fails to start up or load up firmware. U.U
    10-29-2015 05:03 AM

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