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6 months, 3 weeks ago on How to Downgrade Firmware on Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 [Jelly Bean to Gingerbread]
@Luka99 If you are going to downgrade, yes you'll need the PIT, otherwise you can flash the firmware normally.
@Mr_V1812 Did you try a data factory reset via system recovery?
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Samsung Galaxy S3 Customization: Tips and Tricks
@loudgaminghd Try this tool but unlock the bootloader first.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Root Sony Xperia Devices (Xperia Z/ZR/ZL/S/T/V and More) Easily with Easy Rooting Toolkit
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Install iOS 5 Style ROM on Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830
@l3l2yan @DroidViews @avior Then try to disable KNOX from Application Manager.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on How to Disable KNOX Security Service on Samsung Galaxy Devices
@tchetchenh Hi, I am afraid you'll not be able to install French firmware on your phone.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on How to Install / Restore Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (All Models)
@yoyoatifjay See here: http://www.droidviews.com/tag/samsung-galaxy-note-8-0/
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Download Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 [N5100] Stock Wallpapers, Apps and System Dump
@BrentColdewey Disable AVG temporarily and try again.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on How to Root Verizon AT&T & Sprint Galaxy S4 on Android 4.3 [UEMK2] Firmware
@l3l2yan @avior Okay, try this to: go to settings> general> security> device administrators and uncheck KNOX. Then try to uninstall KNOX.
@arvind_kewat No, it's only for the S4.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Install Galaxy Note 3 Camera with Surround Shot Feature on Samsung Galaxy S4
@portmap Hi, you are facing the installation failure issue because you are trying to flash a lesser version of firmware. The latest bootloader from AT&T from build MF3 onwards do not allow downgrading. Try to find the same firmware version your phone is currently on. Since you say your S4 has 4.3, it must be the MJ7 or MK2 build.
If you do not find the firmware, try to boot the device in recovery mode and wipe data factory reset and cache partition. Then reboot device.
Since safestrap does not replace the original system files. I have not used Safestrap but as far as I know, it must have and option to switch between the stock and custom ROMs slot. If you find that option, switch to the stock one and delete the custom ROM slot.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on How to Unbrick Your Bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500, GT-I9505, SCH-I545
@bandar201 Download this: http://rapidgator.net/file/d69b160a9ef5bb6c8c87f015793e7f33
6 months, 3 weeks ago on How to Install Latest Official/Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 (All Models)
@yoyoatifjay Download a firmware from here and install it manually:
@yoyoatifjay The system dump is not meant to install at all. Where are you from?
@zeprocha No idea at the moment, but I will let you know if there's any update.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Install Transparent AccuWeather Widget on Your Samsung Galaxy S4
@zeprocha Yes, it doesn't work on Android 4.3.
@viswavenkatesh686 Corrected. Thanks! :)
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Install ParanoidAndroid Stock 4.4 AOSP Build on Nexus 4 & Nexus 7
@newdriod To the best of my knowledge, it works for most US variants of S4 and also for S3.
@alpetrie1985 Agree, unlocking the bootloader is a prerequisite before rooting but how did you concluded your device has a locked bootloader. To the best of my knowledge, only Sony, Nexus and HTC device come with locked bootloaders. As for Samsung, only some US carriers use this trick to prevent users from rooting the device.
I don't see any reason why your Note should have locked bootloader!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Root and Install CWM on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100, GT-N5110 & GT-N5120 (All Models)
@alpetrie1985 Well, I just checked Chainfire's thread again and did not see anything like that.
If you are that sure, better not try it. Never do a thing you are doubtful about.
@qwerty quests Try this: http://www.droidviews.com/root-a-range-of-android-devices-in-just-one-click-with-this-universal-root-tool/
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Root Almost Any Android Device with Just One-click via Framaroot
@TarjeiDaleHelleberg Yes, you can. Use this guide:
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Restore Your Motorola Droid RAZR from Bootloop Using Fastboot Files
@alpetrie1985 Who said its bootloader is locked. All I know is you can root and install recovery using the procedure given above. And, if you got a custom recovery, there is no reason why you cannot install a ROM!
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Root and Install CWM on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100, GT-N5110 & GT-N5120 (All Models)
@alpetrie1985 Try this: http://www.droidviews.com/root-and-install-cwm-recovery-on-samsung-galaxy-tab-2-7-0-and-galaxy-tab-2-10-1/
@alpetrie1985 So, is it GT-P5110 then?
@alpetrie1985 Just follow the guide to root it.
@ravenmind1 Glad to know it helped you. :)
6 months, 4 weeks ago on List of Bloats/System Apps on Samsung Galaxy Devices that Can be Safely Removed
@mhd200009 No, it will not. It's very safe. Have you unlocked your bootloader?
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Root a Range of Android Devices in Just One Click with this Universal Root Tool
@alpetrie1985 Which model do you have?
Yes, it will.
6 months, 4 weeks ago on How to Root Verizon AT&T & Sprint Galaxy S4 on Android 4.3 [UEMK2] Firmware
@digyant Just added in the guide above. Here is the direct link: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/84115590/jfltespr16gb.pit
6 months, 4 weeks ago on How to Unbrick Your Bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500, GT-I9505, SCH-I545
@WKarlsson I guess it will.
6 months, 4 weeks ago on How to Enable Hidden Languages on Samsung, HTC and Sony Android Devices
@khallu Seems you have lost root. Root the device again.
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Enjoy Enhanced Audio Quality on Your Samsung Galaxy S4 with Beats Audio and Dolby Mod
@mstayb can you show me the screenshot of the extracted folder? And, what file do you find after unzipping the .7Z file?
7 months ago on Install Android 4.3 Leaked Firmware on AT&T Galaxy S3, Note 2, Galaxy S4 & S4 Active
@Quin8905 See this: http://www.droidviews.com/disable-knox-security-service-on-samsung-galaxy-devices/?hubRefSrc=email#lf_comment=126421420
7 months ago on How to Increase Speaker Volume on Your Rooted Samsung Galaxy S4
So here's the culprit. It does not work on 4.3.
7 months ago on How Disable Camera Shutter Sound on Your Android With or Without Root
Does your device have Android 4.3?
Install BusyBox from Play Store and try again.
@Quin8905 Try again using Root Browser app.
@plinioandrade @DroidViews Glad to know that things were sorted out. As for the rooting guide for 4.3, we also have a tutorial for that-
7 months ago on Root and Install CWM Recovery on AT&T/ Sprint/ T-Mobile Galaxy [Android 4.2]
@plinioandrade @DroidViews Hey, you said you have a GT-I9505 and what I see in the screenshot, you are installing the T-Mobile (US) firmware. Please make sure that you download he correct firmware. Can you tell me what model of S4 you have and which country are you from?
@plinioandrade @DroidViews Well, the guide was meant for Android 4.2.2. Anyway, use this guide to recover your phone:
@scorpion1423 Well, as I told you I have never used an Acer device, so I am not sure about that. Just google the way to install system image on your device and you should find it.
7 months ago on How to Recover When your Android Device is Caught in a Bootloop
@plinioandrade Which S4 variant do you have and what was your firmware version. I guess it might have been on Android 4.3!
@scorpion1423 In such a case the above method would not work at all. You should try restoring the official system image. I am not much familiar with Acer devices but can give you a link to the system image file:
@johnyp1406 If you are able to access the stock recovery on your S4, download the MK2 update zip to your sd card: http://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23269279319196595
Boot into recovery using Volume Up+Home+Power buttons and install it using "instal/update" option.
7 months ago on How to Root Verizon AT&T & Sprint Galaxy S4 on Android 4.3 [UEMK2] Firmware
Hi Johny, I tried to look for the MK2 firmware for you, but it appears the file has been taken down. Anyway, here is an older 4.2.2 build, try it and then upgrade to 4.3 via OTA:
@doublea Use Root Browser app.