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  # 1081306 5-Jul-2014 09:13
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Did you do a nandroid backup before you flashed the new ROM? A backup is always recommended.

Try reinstalling the previous firmware, doing a backup, then having another go at the newer one. Can't hurt. Well, shouldn't hurt.

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  # 1081542 5-Jul-2014 17:18
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I am on stock telecom rom. got an update last night. Went to Auckland city today and got 4G on 2degrees. I was almost about to flash 2degrees rom for 4G as per earlier on the thread.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1081684 6-Jul-2014 00:17
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timmmay: Did you do a nandroid backup before you flashed the new ROM? A backup is always recommended.

Try reinstalling the previous firmware, doing a backup, then having another go at the newer one. Can't hurt. Well, shouldn't hurt.


I must admit i usually don't. I've never had any issues in the past . My luck has run out :( Luckily Google+ backup picks up all my pictures from the phone but it's my messages I'm after.

I can only get to recovery, but luckily i can slip out the card and add it to a USB adapter and install the rom that way. Don't have an adapter handy unfortunately. Are there any roms that can be flashed via Odin but wont fully wipe the phone?




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
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oops. duplicate reply




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  # 1081712 6-Jul-2014 08:22
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Damager: I can only get to recovery, but luckily i can slip out the card and add it to a USB adapter and install the rom that way. Don't have an adapter handy unfortunately. Are there any roms that can be flashed via Odin but wont fully wipe the phone?


Put the previous ROM image onto your external SD card and flash it from the recovery. 

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  # 1081729 6-Jul-2014 08:56
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When I was a noob I flashed my s2 every week. Never had a problem.

With the s4 I have encountered failed flash of anything about 50% of the time.

That's why I went back to stock + root + freeze




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  # 1081820 6-Jul-2014 13:24
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OK put the latest ROM on your SD and dirty flash it only wiping cache/dalvik. Once you get into echoe backup what you need. I know its pain but I always clean flash. If you back up everything with your chosen apps only adds and extra 10minutes to get back up and running. Unless you running a lot of crazy mods.

Let me know of this worked for you.

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  # 1081836 6-Jul-2014 13:51
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Damager:
timmmay: Did you do a nandroid backup before you flashed the new ROM? A backup is always recommended.

Try reinstalling the previous firmware, doing a backup, then having another go at the newer one. Can't hurt. Well, shouldn't hurt.


I must admit i usually don't. I've never had any issues in the past . My luck has run out :( Luckily Google+ backup picks up all my pictures from the phone but it's my messages I'm after.

I can only get to recovery, but luckily i can slip out the card and add it to a USB adapter and install the rom that way. Don't have an adapter handy unfortunately. Are there any roms that can be flashed via Odin but wont fully wipe the phone?


I think stock sammy doesnt usually wipe the phone? Cant guarentee it though, Best way would be to find an sd adaptor or use another phone to put the card into

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  # 1081842 6-Jul-2014 14:17
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if successful you will get error every 2 seconds, but yeah at least you get your messages




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Hey guys I'm back in biz!

It's a case of RTFM plain and simple here. Echoe 25.1 is not a standalone bootable rom, so it was okay when flashed over V24. problem was that when i wiped data, it wasn't able to boot, but after nosing the options in recovery, I saw you can mount USB, so was able to get the phone to show in My Computer. Phew! Loaded V25 and then i was good to go, then loaded V25.1 then my Titanium backups. 




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?



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  # 1792268 31-May-2017 12:02
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Well, I was very concerned when Samsung said they were doing away with the button, but I have to say, the pressure sensitive button for home is outstanding. Everything I could have hoped for, and with extra screen real estate I feel it's a win win.

 

I never lost faith in Samsung, even over their Note stuff, but with the Galaxy Tab S3, and S8, I believe the future looks bright. 

 

 


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  # 1792405 31-May-2017 15:33
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Eh this is the Galaxy S4 thread! 





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  # 1792408 31-May-2017 15:36
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Oops. Gotta pay attention. Considering the age of it, I am surprised it's not locked!


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  # 1792411 31-May-2017 15:39
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Wasn't locked? Easter egg!





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