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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Munchkinss, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. Munchkinss

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    I bricked my phone. I was trying to root it using toolbox but I ended up bricking it. I can't get into recovery mode at all and it won't turn on. I have a Metro Carrier.

    any help will do.
     

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    How about download mode? Do you have USB Debugging turned on?
     
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    The screen is black. I can't get into any download mode.
     
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    Since Metro is your carrier, I've moved this to the Metro S3 root forum. However, if there's no response at all from the device, a JTAG might be your only option for revival. :(
     
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    That does sound properly bricked then man. I dont like to admit it but i think youve managed to kill the phone :(
    Hopefully someone can prove me wrong.
    Do u even get any indication that its charging?
     
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    Is it trustworthy to use that? lol Could you PM me please.

    I sometimes get a red ring on the LED light. However, thats all. When I try to make it go into recovery mode it disappears.
     
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    A JTAG is a method used to fix software hard bricks. This is not something the average person can do because it requires expensive hardware and knowledge of microelectronics. These people specialize in doing so, but you will have to pay for it and send your device to them. However they have an extremely high success rate at reviving any phone brick not caused by hardware failure.
     
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    i can vouch for mobiletechvideos, standup guy and will get it done nice and easy for ya
     
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    eh save the money the gs3 has 1 year factory warranty and they will fix bricked devices im an old customer that has sent two bricked devices each with warranty and they sent me a working device no question asked. just get ahold of the samsung technical support number and tell them u have a phone that wont turn on. they will try assisting u in trying to start it up recovery mode or download mode once they see it doesn't do anything they will send u a prepaid shipping label. :D
     
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