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upgrading to ji6 manually gone wrong!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by importiconep3, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. importiconep3

    importiconep3 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    so i got my vibrant, rooted my phone, and decided to update my phone through odin and the ji6 file provided. My phone doesn't turn on now. All it shows is a cell phone, exclamation point, and a computer. Someone please help me.

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  2. HadouGhost

    HadouGhost Android Expert

    welcome to the forums!

    try this, i had the same problem you did

    if you get this phone exlamationpoint computer screen, a ''soft brick'' try this method

    1. Take out battery, put it back in. (to turn the phone fully off)
    2. Don't turn it the phone on!
    3. Plug the phone into your PC, do not hit the power button!
    4. See if the phone shows anything on the screen (powers on its own when plugged in)

    IF the phone screen does 'turn on' after being plugged in without you hitting the power button, so far so good.

    5. Now while it's on like this, hold the volume up and volume down buttons.
    6. Hold the power button as well as the volume buttons until the screen goes black.
    7. As soon as the screen goes black, let go of the power button! But DON'T let go of the volume buttons!

    you should then be back in to download mode. ODIN AND ENJOY!
  3. Night.Hawk

    Night.Hawk Newbie

    why not use kies mini instead of odin
  4. importiconep3

    importiconep3 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    well i would try mini kies but it does not let my phone enter the main screen it loads the samsung vibrant name then the galaxy s. Once that happends it just stays black!
  5. erail1213

    erail1213 Lurker

    dude Ghost you saved my life i almost shitted myself cus i thot i bricked it cus while it was downloading odin froze and it didnt odin or whatever so i had to take it out and i got that exclamation mark thingy

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The Samsung Vibrant release date was August 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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