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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Shabbypenguin, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    Some people seem to be breaking their phones as of late and were not able to find the files i posted before this device got root, so im going to make them into a thread.

    These files were leaked to me by a metropcs employee and are pre-release software. they function just fine, the issue is you cant update from it so you are quite literally stuck forever on it if you flash it. good news is your phone will be booting and working again though.


    DOWNLOAD:/B]
    http://www.shabbypenguin.com/files/Samsung-MetroPCS/Admire-4G/

    Instructions:

    1) Download those two files
    2) Ensure you have the samsung drivers installed
    3) Extract the odin zip
    4) Right click on odin and choose run as administrator
    5) Put your device into download mode (im terribly sorry but i dont recall how exactly on this phone, i believe its vol down + power while it boots then vol up to confirm)
    6) Once you have the "downloading" screen connect the phone
    7) Ensure your device's drivers install and a COM number appear in the box
    8) Click on PDA and select the CR820_FF02.tar
    9) Click start

    It will take a while but you will eventually be all set and back to booting, as i said this is prelaunch firmware so you may have issues/bugs, you may not.

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    #1 Shabbypenguin, Sep 4, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2016

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  2. kidVamp

    kidVamp Lurker

    Thanks a bunch for the files! I've recently flashed, however... the phone has a serious lag..

    Do you think it would be a good idea to re-flash the phone in the case that the os has a 'death lag'? When I say a serious lag, the phone takes a legit 10 mins to actually turn on, won't respond directly to touches, takes it 2-3 mins to realize the input, etc....





    feels like i'm trying to fly but can't.... :trytofly:
     
  3. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    do a factory reset, sounds like your device has too many apps running. youll lose contacts/apps/games/texts etc, but it may fix that issue for you.

    keep in mind this phoen will never be lag free, it was old outdated crappy phone when it was released, adding on time isnt gunna help it any :/
     
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  4. kidVamp

    kidVamp Lurker

    Already tried that, I did that before I put it on the first time... this is interesting.. i have only seen this happen on custom roms............ never on the original..
     
  5. teltak

    teltak Lurker

    Hi I have the SCH-R820. i accidentally changed the chmod on the /system folder. this has made it so i can not shell, su, adb, fastboot. it only shows samsung logo then goes to recovery. ive changed a lot about the os so i think its why i could not factory reset. i tried using the pda .tar file of yours. which was the only one i could find online lol. but i get a 'SBL verification failed' tried every odin and have latest samsung drivers 1.5.27. i opened the .tar file and winrar said it was corrupt and only extracted a fraction of it. so i was thinking maybe this is the problem. do you have the md5 checksum? i got 01d1636fe6dd88a1f9aab4ed7b0b48c6.

    also is this all i need to fully restore the phone assuming that maybe all the file system is corrupt...

    thanks, Kory
     
  6. gordonisrock

    gordonisrock Lurker

    The first link doesn't work. (CR820_FF02.tar). Can someone re-upload a new link? :)
     
  7. ecwrulz91

    ecwrulz91 Newbie

    the links don't work bro.
     
  8. KFlannigan5

    KFlannigan5 Newbie

    Change the ".com" to ".info" and the files will begin to download
     
  9. AdmireThis

    AdmireThis Newbie

    Wich version of odin should we be using with this phone?v 1.85?
     
  10. robcop19

    robcop19 Newbie

    tis no more on the site even with info
     
  11. I tried changing .com into info and it said the url wasnt found . Please add another link for the CR820_FF02.tar file
     
  12. Need a another link for CR820_FF02.tar . Changing the .com to info said the url wasnt found
     
  13. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

  14. Shabby what do you mean by re-upped ?
     
  15. doesnt work either , it says temporary error
     
  16. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

  17. On what broswer are you loading mega on ? i have a windows computer but google chrome and firefox when loading mega still say temporary error retrying i tried on an apple computer and still chrome says temporary error ' can you try downloading the almost stock schr820 file and then send it to me somehow ?
     
  18. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    im on windows 7 with chrome. its several hundred megabytes, me sending it to you guys is me posting it on a filesharing site.
     
  19. i need the usb drivers _ any link to get them ?
     
  20. i meant samsung drivers
     
  21. wanako1

    wanako1 Member



    Thanks....
    You talk about Download those two files
    where is the other one?
    :thinking:
     
  22. Josue Guzman

    Josue Guzman Lurker

    Hey man i need Stock Restore my rom you can help me please?
     
  23. cmdluis

    cmdluis Lurker



    please can u reupload the firmware, the link its dead
     
  24. cmdluis

    cmdluis Lurker

    bro can yoou reupload the file on mega? please
     
  25. cmdluis

    cmdluis Lurker

    thanks bro link its online now
     

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