My Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I1900 won't boot.

  1. I tried to update to ICS with Kies which crashed, wherefore I unplugged the USB to start over.
  2. Now my phone had no OS, and wouldn't respond to Kies anymore.
  3. By mistake I flashed the downloaded original firmware into the bootloader section in Odin.
  4. Now it just shows a screen that says Samsung Galaxy SII GT-I9100
  5. Next I tried to recover with Odin. I flashed another firmware, and the old bootloader and attached a PIT file which worked for me earlier.

I want to now how I can make it work again. I have been looking for days for the following files:

  1. Original .PIT file
  2. Original Firmware
  3. Original Bootloader

What should I do? I am using Odin v1.85.

  • Its a lesson why you should always keep Nandroid backups.. Mar 18 '12 at 1:43
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    i dont think nandroid will help anyhow. ODIN will be the only hope, really. This might be the files you need. Mar 18 '12 at 2:03
  • Thanks Ryan, my problem is that i need a bootloader file... I, by mistake, replaced the original bootloader with the firmware... Now it will not boot.. I was not able to download the second file...When i try to wipe data/factory reset it says that it cannot access to '/system/csc/HTD/system'.
    – Bachsware
    Mar 18 '12 at 12:04
  • How did you manage to flash it over the bootloader? Did you load it in the wrong field in Odin? Mar 18 '12 at 18:17
  • @Ryan see he is able to access recovery... means, nandroid backup could have helped.. Mar 19 '12 at 3:36

Go to samfirmware

Get your original firmware from there and keep the selected file in PDA option in Odin.

Do not tick any other option; just put your handset into 'Download Mode' and connect it to pc.

When Odin displays 'CONNECT', click on 'Start' and wait until it starts flashing then; you will be able to use your phone.

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    -1 from me for the poor lazy answer in which I had to take the trouble in re-editing it to make it more natural for others to follow. In future - please refrain from using text speak, don't care if you're on the phone answering this
    – t0mm13b
    Aug 9 '12 at 12:48

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