Unbrick soft bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 / (Galaxy Apollo GT-i5800)

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This post here is to unbrick soft bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 i5800 also known as Galaxy Apollo) only. Don’t try this on any other Samsung Galaxy 3 variant. Also this post here is only for soft bricked device only not hard bricked (see the difference). This will flash Samsung Galaxy 3 I5800 to Android version 2.x.

We are not responsible for any data loss or other problems that occur by using this tutorial. Flashing ROM deletes internal memory. Use at your own risk.

Requirements :-

  • 1
    Samsung USB drivers for I5800
  • 2
    Android OS Rom for re-installation
  • 3
    Odin file
  • 4
    PC with Windows OS on it

All the downloading links are provided at the end of the post.

Procedure to unbrick soft bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 / (Galaxy Apollo GT-i5800) :-

  • 1
    Make sure that USB drivers for your device are installed correctly. If not, then download and install USB drivers from the links at the end of the post.
  • 2
    Download any one of the ROM from the link provided at the end of the post. Then extract it, you will find a .tar file.
  • 3
    Download and extract Odin zip file provided at the end of the post. You will find I5800_Odin_Multi_Downloader_v4.252.exe and apollo_0531.ops.
  • 4
    Launch I5800_Odin_Multi_Downloader_v4.252.exe as administrator (If you are using Win 7 and above then you will see many alert box with Chinese text popping up every now and then, ignore them. Just press OK everytime).
  • 5
    Check One Package, Auto Reboot and Protect OPS check boxes only.
  • 6
    Click on OPS file and browse apollo_0531.ops that you got from the Odin zip file.
  • 7
    Click on One Package and browse for the .tar file that you got after extracting the ROM that you downloaded.
  • 8
    Switch off and restart your device in downloading mode by using volume up + home + power button and leaving them when you see the FORCED UPLOAD by KEY PRESSING.unbrick soft bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 I5800
  • 9
    When you see above image then connect your device to PC using USB cable.
  • 10
    Once Odin detects your device, you will see COM Port Mapping box turns yellow. After making sure that all the above steps are correctly followed, press Start.unbrick soft bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 I5800
  • 11
    Flashing process may take 5 – 20 minutes. DON’T UNPLUG YOUR DEVICE WHILE FLASHING IS BEING PERFORMED, IT MAY BRICK YOUR DEVICE.
  • 12
    After flashing is completed, Odin will show PASS and your device will reboot. First boot is always longer, so be patient.

Done !! your device is successfully unbricked now.

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Rohan Kandwal

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