Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 — Help! Galaxy Tab SGH-I497 Dead?

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Jun 14, 2016 9:08:28 AM via Website

Hello, I am new here and I am trying to root my galaxy tab (SGH-I497 wifi 16GB) for the first time. So don't be mad at noobish questions

I used a rooting guide. But now my tab just won't boot. I see a Samsung logo briefly, after which screen turns dark. Luckily however, I am able to go into both Download Mode and Recovery Mode. I tried hard reset from recovery mode as well to no avail.

Can someone please tell me if the tab is dead or is there some way I can bring it back to booting again? I just want to reset it to it's pre-rooting state. Please help!

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Jun 14, 2016 6:25:47 PM via Website

Hello Vinod,

here is a guide how to root:

If you want to go back to original ROM, you should search for stock rom for your device and use Odin (like in the root section) or Samsung Kies to flash it.



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