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Support Samsung Galaxy S Stuck in Boot Menu

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Helelele824, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Helelele824

    Helelele824 New Member
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    I tried flashing my Galaxy S, but when i turned it on, it stayed on the boot menu for 10 minutes and nothing happened, so i had to remove the battery. I tired putting it in download mode and it didnt work eiter. When i plugged in the usb, it showed the charging icon with the loading sign, however the loading sign did not go away, again I had to remove the battery. What is wrong with my Galaxy S, and what can I do to fix it? Thanks
     

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  2. dash88

    dash88 New Member
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    yup same thing happened to me, weeks ago, luckily Bell exchanged for me (within 14days) from new.
    Do not upgrade firmware from KIES totall pos
    I seen this posted on many diff sites, and no replies, comon Samsung/Android can we get some answers here!! :mad:
     
  3. t sport 1978

    t sport 1978 Well-Known Member
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    Upgraded via Kies without any hassle or problem.

    I dont understand what all these problems with Kies is?
     
  4. dc2447

    dc2447 Well-Known Member
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    power on holding volume up, power and home buttons - select delete all data
     
  5. Helelele824

    Helelele824 New Member
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    I tried it. nothing works. It just keeps turning on and off
     
  6. vikingisson

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    There's a rash of this going on. Sounds like the scrambled internal SD card. Mine did this simply by turning it on.
    Without access to download mode you might be bricked. Any chance you have a Bell issued S?
     
  7. Helelele824

    Helelele824 New Member
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    no, my phone is not from bell, but dont i still get a manufacturer warranty?
     
  8. vikingisson

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    That I don't know but you'd think that you should like most things. But the industry likes to think of themselves as special and devices at least in North America are usually tied to a carrier. So nobody seems to be responsible for device faults. They will abandon you if they can find a reason. They don't yet know how to deal with us that buy devices outright and don't enslave ourselves to contracts. But I find that careful talking can get you a replacement unless you've been a total knob with it.
     

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