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My Galaxy Mini powers on, but then hangs on the "Samsung Galaxy Mini" splash screen.

How can I re-install Android, or get it booting again?

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Did you something that may have caused the hang? E.g. flashing some ROM? Or is there nothing special (just "normal use") you can remember? In either case, you could try a factory-reset. This would wipe all your apps and data, and make the device "virgin" again. – Izzy Sep 4 '12 at 22:13
I am having the same problem here. I didn't do anything special to trigger any problem. The phone just shut down on its own and when I try to boot it, it gets stuck forever on the "Samsung" splash screen. So, did you manage to solve your problem? – amine Oct 24 '14 at 15:37

Just found that solution and it worked for me!

FYI my phone is not rooted, so I followed the first solution.

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You can fix it manly two ways. Performing a factory reset via stock recovery or flash stock firmware. Resetting is the easiest method. Press and hold power button, home and volume up keys until you see the Android robot logo. Stock recovery doesn't work touch screen you can use volume keys for navigation and power button /home key for selection.

Once you're in the recovery go to the "wipe user data" option via volume key and select that option via power key. Next choose "Yes" option.

Once it's complete you can reboot the phone via stock recovery. In recovery main menu choose "reboot" and select "yes".

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