How to unbrick Samsung Galaxy Core LTE with stock firmware
Samsung Galaxy Core LTE which also know as Samsung SM-G386F is pretty good smart phone with good value for money. This handset has been powered by Dual Core processor, 8 GB of internal memory, and 1 GB RAM. Overall, the device offers very comprehensive performance, and good user experience. This post is made for those who have bricked their Samsung Galaxy Core LTE through installing Rom or any other third-party mod or app. It works for many condition like, boot stuck, device auto restarting or simply giving very low performance.
If you’ve bricked your device, then the best way to get it up again it to restore it original state through stock firmware. To unbrick or simply restore Samsung Galaxy Core LTE to working state, we are going to use Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean stock firmware, officially developed, and distributed by Samsung. So, installing it would be the best you can do with your bricked device to revive it.
Read all the pre-requisites listed below before going any further, and make sure to prepare the device accordingly.
- Remember, this firmware is official developed, and distributed for Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F model only, and it never meant anything for any other device or model.
- As this is official firmware, so installing it will remove all the custom mods, and Rom ever installed on the device. It will restore the device to its native state.
- To perform this operating, you need a windows based PC or laptop with internet connectivity. And make sure to install the proper USB driver of your device. If you haven’t installed yet, then go here to download them, and install it to your PC or laptop.
→Get the official stock firmware from →here, then extract it on your PC. Under it, you’ll get .tar.md5 extension file. Remember it, we’ll be using it very soon.