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Root [Virgin Mobile] S3 won't boot up

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  1. Bulldogz1097

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    I accidentally flashed a sprint rom and now it is stuck at the boot up screen. My phone has the ability to go to recovery and download mode though. any ideas?
     

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    what recovery do you have?
     
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    I think cwm has the ability to mount your sd card.

    Download that rom on your pc, transfer to the device once you mount your SD card. Do the necessary wipes and flash.

    Better yet, you made a nandroid before flashing the sprint rom yes?
     
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    unfortunantly no, I honestly do not know what you mean by mounting the sd card. I clicked mount /sdcard and nothing happened
     
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    look around in the menus it should be there try advanced if that's an option
     
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    I'm going to sound dumb when I say this...but if I want to mount an sdcard that mean I need a micro sd card correct? or is this internal memory?
     
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    s3 is confusing I'm pretty sure its sd card is internat extsdcard is external.
     
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    okay but when I click mount /sdcard nothing happens. I figured it should now say unmount /sdcard
     
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    When you go to mount, is it allowing you to access the internal/external cards in your pc?

    Or even do you have a card reader in your pc?
     
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    My laptop does have a card reader...but I do not have a micro sd card and I don't see anything changing when I click mount /sdcard
     
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    nevermind I fixed the problem...I'll just have to wait for the download to finish and I'll be all set
     
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    Sorry just seen this, that's good.

    Let us know if the flash fixes it :)
     
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    You also need the drivers installed on your PC. Once you mount sdcard, the partition of your internal memory should show up on your PC as a removable drive. You can drag and drop a good ROM on from there.

    Of course, the easiest thing would be to restore a nandroid.
     
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    how do I make a nandroid?
     
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    Once you get it back up and running, have you yet? In your recovery, on the main screen you should have an option saying "backup". That's your nandroid.

    Never ever flash anything without having a good working backup/nandroid.
     
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