Samsung Galaxy Ace has an easy procedure to root the phone and install custom ROMs. But sometimes due to the naivety of users or due to broken files the device may get bricked. “Brick” is the term used when the phone would switch on but it will be stuck at the Samsung logo.
In such cases, ideally an individual has to go to the Samsung Center to get the phone started again. But due to the efforts of the developers at XDA, an individual can easily unbrick the phone. Odin is used for the same. It is applicable for the Android versions 2.2 and on-wards This procedure works on all the platforms i.e Windows, Linux and even Mac.
Given below is the tutorial to unbrick your Samsung Galaxy Ace.
- Java installed on the desktop.
- One-click Unbrick tool
- Window users will need .rar/.zip (7-zip) extractor software. Download from here.
- Download the One Click Unbrick tool and 7-zip software.
- Right-click on the One-Click.jar file, move down to option “7-zip” and then select “Extract to OneClick”
- Now you will get a “OneClick” folder.
- Now copy “OneClick.jar” file and paste it into the “OneClickheimdalloneclickresourcesHeimdallPackage” folder.
- Right-click on “oneclickloader.exe” file and choose “Run as Administrator”.
- Proceed with the installation of Heimdall.
- After the installation is complete, you will see the the One-Click UnBrick interface.
- Connect the phone to computer via USB and click on “unsoft brick” button.
- After a few minutes, the process will be completed. Reboot and you will recover your Samsung Galaxy Ace.
Note: After the completion of this process, the user will loose all the data that was present previously on the phone.