How do I Unbrick my Samsung Galaxy S3?

How do I Unbrick my Samsung Galaxy S3?

Boot your Samsung Galaxy S3 into Download Mode:

  1. Power off your phone first and wait for 6-7 seconds after display is off.
  2. Press and hold these 3 buttons together until you see Warning! screen: Volume Down + Power + Home.
  3. Press Volume Up now to continue to Download Mode.

How do you Unbrick a Samsung phone?

Booting straight into recovery mode is a typical case of Samsung soft brick error indicating a possible problem with your phone’s ROM. In such a situation, the only option you have is to flash a new ROM to use your bricked phone and regain its normal functioning.

Does Galaxy S3 still work on Verizon?

The Samsung Galaxy S III enables you to share smarter, interact more intelligently and experience great performance, all powered by Verizon 4G LTE.

What does a bricked phone look like?

‘Bricking’ your phone essentially means that your once useful device is now only as useful as a brick. A ‘bricked phone’ is usually unresponsive, won’t power on, and doesn’t function normally.

How do I restore my Samsung Galaxy S3?

Simultaneously press and hold the power button + volume up button + home key until the Samsung logo appears, then release only the power button. Release the volume up button and home key when the recovery screen appears. From the Android system recovery screen, select wipe data/factory reset.

What does a bricked Samsung look like?

Determine if your device is indeed hard-bricked. In hard-bricked condition, your Samsung Galaxy device shows almost no sign of recovery. A hard-bricked device does not power up or show any vendor logo. It is basically in off mode.

How does a bricked phone look like?

How do I bypass Verizon activation on Samsung?


  1. Make sure you are the screen where you choose the language.
  2. Press these buttons in exact order. Volume up then volume down then back then menu then home.
  3. There should be two pop windows warning about leaving setup. Go ahead and click yes for both and confirm.
  4. Voila! You just bypass the verizon setup screen!