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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dglowen23, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. dglowen23

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    how trusted is this? can it cause any potential damage to my phone? i searched for quite some time but it comes up wit things i dont think is what im looking for.
     

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  2. paul89

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    100% safe
     
  3. dglowen23

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    WOW that was the fastest response ive ever gotten in my entire life. lol. thanks man!
     
  4. dglowen23

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    ok and actually i have another quick q. can i odin from a rom jus to original stock or do i have to be stuck on the samsung logo? lol its a pretty dumb question i think i can even answer it myself but i just want to check before i do it. ive only had this fone for 3 weeks
     
  5. behold_this

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    yeah you can odin back
     
  6. dglowen23

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    sweet thanks
     
  7. chadmd23

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    Has anyone gotten the update, ODIN'ed back to stock, and re applied the update (via device manager)??
     
  8. dglowen23

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    ok so i followed the instructions in one of the forums about doing the odin. but i think there is a later version of it so it didnt match up with all of the instructions given. is there any advice? or a new set of instructions sumwhere?
     
  9. kam187

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    On behold 2 its 100% safe (0 chance of brick) if:

    - you only flash a BEHOLD PDA / System (and of course partitions.ops)
    - You don't flash bootloader, or phone

    If you flash a galaxy PDA / System it will brick. So make sure you use the right file.

    If you flash PHONE and it interupted, there is a chance of bricking your radio. But you never need to flash PHONE.

    If you flash BOOTLOADER and its interupted, there is a chance of bricking the phone. But you should never need to flash the bootloader under normal circumstances.

    Only ever flash the system and you should be ok.
     
  10. kkarlin

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    So when you say on flash "PDA / System" is that the same file? I have options for OPS, Boot, Phone, PDA and CSC. I think what you're saying is that I only need OPS and PDA...

    Thanks!

    K
     
  11. BH_MAN

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    That's Correct.. The .OPS & PDA is all that is needed.
     
  12. shawn1224

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    Just know that ODIN takes you back to the pre-update without bug fix

    Hopefully our faithful devs can get us the updated ODIN files soon. :D

    BTW - if there's any testing that needs to be done, let me know.
     
  13. dglowen23

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    Well under ops and pda where do i find the files? Do i jus type them in? Or is there a certain file i locate the stuff in?
     
  14. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation
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    Everything is in the T939UVIJ6 folder
     
  15. dglowen23

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    Kool thanks im bout to try it agen ill post my results
     

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