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  1. dgilman101

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    Hello there! I recently had purchased a Samsung Galaxy s4. I did not really enjoy touchwiz. I really wanted Google Play Edition. Anyways, my phone is stuck in ODIN mode with a message saying "Downloading... Do not turn off target!" I know that you can enter download mode and hit cancel to boot. But, my issue is different. Listen. I got safestrap on my s4, and it worked perfectly. I backed up my phone and installed Google Play Edition on the STOCK slot. Turned out, Google Play Edition would not boot up so I went back into safestrap and added a new rom slot. Then I restored my firmware on that slot. I left the stock slot not working... Then I uninstalled safestrap at boot up, not thinking about the stock rom. THIS IS THE BIG MISTAKE. I then rebooted my phone, and I get odin with the error message. I can't get into recovery settings or safestrap of course. I am now stuck with no options on my phone. I try to go to download mode and hit cancel. This did not boot up my phone, only my Google Play Edition which was not working. Now I can't change my rom slot. All I want to do now is go back to touchwiz. I want to restore my phone, but how? I would really appreciate your help!

    I was running android 4.3 jellybean on MF3 so I can't load TWRP.
     

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    I'd suggest that you go to XDA and ask for help in the S$ forum for your carrier. Someone may have a package of files you can Odin to your phone to get back to 4.2.x.
     
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    am i allowed to go back from 4.3 to 4.2.2. right now it doesnt matter to me.
     
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    Its impossible to go back too 4.2 from 4.3. No one has found a way yet. If you was rooted and on a old unlocked bootloader its easier. But most of them are now locked
     
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