30.08.2011     Samsung A837 Unbrick – Boot repair supported

The Samsung A837 board is auto powered on with USB Data Cable connected to the PC. Battery presence is not required; connection can be established with detached board.

To resurrect Samsung A837:

  •  Solder JTAG cable to Samsung A837 JTAG pads;
  •  connect USB cable;
  •  Make sure Samsung A837 is selected in the list of models;
  •  Click Resurrect button;
  •  Wait till software signals a successful operation completion;
  •  Disconnect power supply, de-solder JTAG wires;

Now phone is in bootable condition, that is, even if it does not start up normally, you can flash it using known flashing methods.

To enter download mode:

  •  Disconnect PC cable;
  •  Insert battery;
  •  Hold ‘9’ key and press ‘Power ON’ button.

Please click “Check For Updates” button in order to download and apply new files. Closing all running application before starting update process is recommended.