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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by shakib_787, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. shakib_787

    shakib_787 Newbie
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    Hi there i have a samsung galaxy s3 and the status on the phone is modified and because it is modified I cant update my phone does anyone know how to un modify my phone thanks

    (ASAP)
     


  2. zfarishta

    zfarishta Lurker

    if you are rooted and on any firmware under 4.3 you should be able to use triangle away and reset the binary counter, also there is a way to change system modified to normal. YOU HAVE TO BE ON FIRMWARE LOWER THAN 4.3 for this to work.
     
  3. shakib_787

    shakib_787 Newbie
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    What is triangle away and im on firmware 4.1.2
     
  4. zfarishta

    zfarishta Lurker

    triangle away is an app by chainfire on the play store if you cant find it there just google it.
     
  5. shakib_787

    shakib_787 Newbie
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    How can I reset my phone to normal other u said there was a way butbu have to be on a firmware lowere than 4.1
     
  6. zfarishta

    zfarishta Lurker

    4.1.2 will work with triangle away, you will be able to keep root and be able to download the ota update. Once you update you will lose root. What model S3 do you have??
     
  7. shakib_787

    shakib_787 Newbie
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  8. shakib_787

    shakib_787 Newbie
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    How can I unroot it then
     
  9. heat57

    heat57 Android Enthusiast

    You have to use triangle away whilst rooted, otherwise it won't work. So to achieve your aim you need to be rooted, then download the app either from the Play Store, as mentioned zfarishta, or download the .apk from the developers post at XDA and simply use a file manager (like ES its free) to install it by pressing on the file name - here is the link xda-developers - View Single Post - [2013.10.04][ROOT] TriangleAway v3.10.

    Next, run the app and follow the instructions. Then download a stock TW ROM and flash it through Odin via your PC. After that you should have stock firmware with stock recovery and the phone status should be normal, i.e. unmodified/not custom. and it will be unrooted.
     
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  10. shakib_787

    shakib_787 Newbie
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    Thanks heat 57 and zfarishta really appreciate ur help
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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