Root Bricked 8.9 I'm such a DOPE

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by hdrewh, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. hdrewh

    hdrewh New Member
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    Hi All,

    Just picked up stock Tab 8.9, I'm fairly well-versed in rooting, CWM, Odin, etc. Enough to be dangerous I guess. I had a 5.0...version installed but in my haste I flashed a 5.5... CWM version that I only saw after the fact specifically warned that it does NOT work on the LTE version, but that is what I have (SGH-I957).

    Now, I get absolutely nothing. I cannot get any screen - recovery, download, Odin or otherwise, with any button combination that I try. As if there is simply no power to the device, whether plugged in or not. Battery was good before I did this.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
     

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  2. nuismer

    nuismer Active Member
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    I saw this somewhere a long time ago about "bricked" tablets. I don't know if it will work but it may be worth a try. Run the tablet completely out of juice - either remove the battery or leave it on until you know it is completely dead. Then charge it and try a boot.
     

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