1. phantom27's Avatar
    I am currently stuck. My phone only loads up to "Downloading".

    I was trying to install TWRP Recovery using this page: TeamWin Projects - TWRP 2.6 - Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) | TeamWin

    I couldn't get Goo Manager to actually download the file, so I did it manually and then used the dd command in Terminal emulator. Please help!!!!
    12-06-2013 03:47 PM
  2. wtherrell's Avatar
    I am currently stuck. My phone only loads up to "Downloading".

    I was trying to install TWRP Recovery using this page: TeamWin Projects - TWRP 2.6 - Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) | TeamWin

    I couldn't get Goo Manager to actually download the file, so I did it manually and then used the dd command in Terminal emulator. Please help!!!!
    1st things 1st. Is your device MDK? ME7? Or what?

    Sent from my Hyperdriven Dev Edition Vzw SCH-I545 with KT kernel using Tapatalk 4
    12-06-2013 04:15 PM
  3. phantom27's Avatar
    It was MJ7
    12-06-2013 04:18 PM
  4. wtherrell's Avatar
    It was MJ7
    Ah! There's the problem. You will be lucky to even get root. The bootloader is locked down tight and there is no way around it. It will not allow you to install a custom recovery. Your only hope if rooted would be Safestrap if it becomes available for MJ7. You, my friend, are pretty much SOL.

    Sent from my Hyperdriven Dev Edition Vzw SCH-I545 with KT kernel using Tapatalk 4
    12-06-2013 04:29 PM
  5. phantom27's Avatar
    How do I even get past the "downloading" screen?
    12-06-2013 04:48 PM
  6. blade22222's Avatar
    What do you mean downloading?

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using AC Forums mobile app
    12-06-2013 05:18 PM
  7. phantom27's Avatar
    It boots into the screen that has a green android and says "Downloading... Do not turn off target!!"

    At the top it says in really small letters,
    Could not do normal boot.
    ODIN MODE
    PRODUCT NAME: SCH-I545
    CURRENT BINARY: Samsung Official
    SYSTEM STATUS: Custom
    KNOX KERNEL LOCK: 0x0
    KNOX WARRANTY VOID: 0x0
    CSB-CONFIG-LSB: 0X30
    WRITE PROTECTION: Enable
    eMMC BURST MODE enabled
    12-06-2013 05:49 PM
  8. blade22222's Avatar
    Looks like you have to flash a stock rom with either kies or odin.

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using AC Forums mobile app
    12-06-2013 08:50 PM
  9. kfres39389's Avatar
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2578209

    Posted this link in another thread, but I had the same message. Was freaking out until this worked. Didn't even need to wipe my data.
    01-12-2014 08:28 PM
  10. sulla1965's Avatar
    [ODIN][TAR] VRUEMK2 Emergency and No-Wipe Odin tars - xda-developers

    Posted this link in another thread, but I had the same message. Was freaking out until this worked. Didn't even need to wipe my data.
    Use odin and flash stock VRUEMK2 I'd do the full aka emergency repair. I used this to uninstall safestrap after trying out hyperdrive rom. I'm now completely stock (rooted) MK2. Just be sure to download the correct stock file. If doing the full wipe, don't forget to download the included Pit file. Be sure to Learn how to use odin. odin is your friend
    01-12-2014 10:48 PM
  11. kfres39389's Avatar
    I found the non wipe.tar worked just fine. If it fails, then wipe the device. Just make sure to backup the system using your computer if possible if you haven't made a backup already.
    01-16-2014 02:10 PM

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