The Cause and fix solution for brick Samsung Galaxy Y

Curiosity and desire to makes our Samsung Galaxy Y have better performance, more faster and have something different is not always can be smooth. Modify the system is not 100% safe, it`s always have the risk. Brick condition is the most unpleasant result.

Know The cause that makes your Samsung Galaxy Y become brick

  • Failed Flashing (stock / custom) ROM, Firmware or Kernel
  • Using uncompatible (stock / custom) ROM, Firmware or Kernel
  • Modify (edit / delete) some important files

Failed flashing usually occurs due to unfinished installation, the most case because the battery is empty in the middle of process.

When your Samsung Galaxy Y become brick, do not panic!
let`s see what the device can still do.

  • Is it posibble Booting to ROM?
  • Is it posibble Booting to Recovery mode?
  • Is the device got bootloop?
  • Or it`s totaly black?

This some possible solution, Using Recovery or Download Mode.

Unbrick Galaxy Y using recovery mode

  1. Press and hold Home + Volume[+] + Power Buttons until its boot in recovery menu
  2. Select Wipe data / factory reset
  3. Select Wipe Cache Partition
  4. Select Install From ZIP SD Card
  5. Select the Choose Zip from SD Card
  6. Find custom/stock ROM or your backup file.

If the method above still failed, Check is the download mode can be access?
Press and hold Volume[-] + Home + Power buttons to boot in download mode.
When you can boot in download mode, you can use Flashing Samsung Galaxy Y Firmware method.

For bootloop case, you can read Troubleshooting Samsung Galaxy Tab Bootloop , even it`s different device, but the main point still same.

Tips to next Samsung Galaxy Y tweak

  • Always make backup before you modify / flashing
  • Make sure your battery is full before do flashing

Do With Your Own Risk

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