How to unbrick Samsung Galaxy Y with stock firmware
Since the Galaxy Y launched in market by Samsung, it is always been very popular, and been searched widely over the internet. The combination of device cost, and configuration made it a good deal for phone users, and developers as well. Galaxy Y is one most sold handset from Samsung, and also got huge attention from developers. There are countless Roms, and mods for this handset, and many other opportunities to improve its performance, and usability.
But sometimes installing third-party Roms, mods, and other apps lead to bricked phone. Most probably it happens after installing a new Rom. In that case, to revive it back to working state, installing a stock firmware would be the best one can do. It happened to my Galaxy Y many times, and most of time I had to use the stock firmware. If you’ve bricked your Samsung Galaxy Y then this guide is best suitable to you. In this post, we’ll help you to unbrick Samsung Galaxy Y using the stock firmware.
Lets repair the bricked Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 using stock firmware. First, read all the pre-requisites listed below very carefully, and prepare the device accordingly.
- These are official stock firmwares, developed, and distributed by Samsung only for Galaxy Y GT-S5360 device, and meant nothing for any other device. Don’t try’em on any other device, it could lead to very serious damage to the device.
- As it is official firmware, so it would replace custom Rom, and custom modes to stock version, and it also removes the root access from the device. It simply turn to original state.
- To perform this installation, you need a windows based PC with internet connectivity, and USB cable to connect your device to it. Windows XP, 7 or 8, any of these is should be okay.
- Install proper USB driver of you Samsung Galaxy Y device on PC, so it could connected to PC correctly. To download the latest USB drivers for Galaxy Y, visit here.
- Remember, the installing this Rom would remove everything from the internal memory of phone. That means, anything stored under the phone’s memory would be wiped out.