[clug] Galaxy S & Sensation soft bricked

Chris Smart clug at christophersmart.com
Wed Sep 12 02:18:08 MDT 2012

On 12/09/12 18:00, Andreas Bauer wrote:
> But I do wonder, are they bricked in the sense that you cannot even
> get into download mode or whatever its called?  I thought I had mine
> (Samsung Galaxy S) bricked some time ago, but as it turns out as long
> as said phone was able to enter download mode I could use heimdall and
> flash new firmwares onto it until it worked again - magically.

This are completely soft-bricked (potentially hard-bricked too). That
is, I cannot get into download mode. They don't turn on, in fact they
don't even charge when you plug them into a charger (not even an LED
lights up).


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