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I have flashed the recovery.tar using odin by following this tutorial

but after this,when I try to boot into recovery mode by pressing volume up+volume down+home+power key simultaneously,it shows samsung logo followed by cwm recovery icon but then it just goes off and boots up normally.

what am I doing wrong ? please help...

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I had to release the buttons just after samsung logo and not after seeing cwm screen

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Sometimes you need more tries to go back into recovery. If it does not work, you might have to re-flash the proper .tar file with Odin.

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Some of the latest Samsung devices do not boot into recovery on a phone reboot. The device needs to be shut down before. You need to hold Volume Up + Menu Buttons for a few seconds. The power button only triggers the phone startup, do not hold it.

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