Category Archives: Tips and Tutorials

How to Fix Soft Brick AT&T Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900A, Unbrick and Restore to 4.4.2 KitKat N900AUCUCNC2

If you already have your AT&T Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900A running on 4.4.2 KitKat and ended-up into soft-brick then this method will probably help your phone to bring it back to life.  There are dozens of unbrick guide out there that may not tend to work once your AT&T Galaxy Note 3 has been updated to the new Android … Continue reading How to Fix Soft Brick AT&T Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900A, Unbrick and Restore to 4.4.2 KitKat N900AUCUCNC2

Fix firmware upgrade encountered an issue on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

How to Fix “Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies and try again” on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 while performing software update through Kies and OTA update. This guide covers all galaxy note 3 variants, including international, USA (AT&T/Verizon/T-Mobile/Sprint) and Canadian Galaxy Note III.

Here goes the Galaxy Note 3 that shows the yellow triangle with exclamation mark pointing between the phone and the computer icons and the irritating error message that says firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies and try again.

To fix such problem you can sometimes easily do it with the aid of Samsung Kies 3. All you need is run Kies 3 in your computer then connect your Galaxy Note 3. Then select this option – Tools – Firmware Upgrade and Initialization. Then just simply follow the on-screen instructions where you need to type the model and serial number of your Galaxy Note 3. The process will take a few minutes to an hour while Kies 3 will try to restore your Galaxy Note 3’s original firmware file.

N900VVRUCNC2 Verizon Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900V Android 4.2.2 KitKat Firmware Leaked

An Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware build  N900VVRUCNC2 has been leaked for Verizon Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900V. For those who might been waiting for the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to when will be hitting , well you may cheer-up for a while now as the N900VVRUCNC2 is surely based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.  The leaked firmware will give us … Continue reading N900VVRUCNC2 Verizon Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900V Android 4.2.2 KitKat Firmware Leaked

How To Unroot Sprint Galaxy Note 3 N900P and Return to Official 4.4.2 N900PVPUBNC5 Firmware

Unroot and return back your Sprint Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900P) to the official 4.4.2 stock firmware N900PVPUBNAB to N900PVPUBNC5. Below is a guide that will show you the rest of the process to completely removed root, any custom recovery and or unofficial system images from your phone and restore it back to the official firmware or a clean factory settings. When … Continue reading How To Unroot Sprint Galaxy Note 3 N900P and Return to Official 4.4.2 N900PVPUBNC5 Firmware