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Frozen Screen on Samsung Galaxy SII...Is this a virus?

by jbrooksrn / December 19, 2011 11:06 PM PST

I clicked on a menu that dropped down on my Samsung Galaxy for a software update and now my screen is white with "Software Update" written on the screen and I cannot get this screen to disappear. Is this a virus? Have I just screwed up my phone??? HELP!

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Just wondering .....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / December 20, 2011 12:24 AM PST

Did you try to remove the battery and turn the phone back on ?? I doubt it is a virus, more likely just a bad installation.

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Yes, I did
by jbrooksrn / December 20, 2011 3:51 AM PST

Yes, I removed the battery and then put it back in and the screen returns.

I tried to restart it and it will go black for a second, then the Samsung logo pops up, then it goes right back to the white screen.

Any other thoughts?!?!?

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If you don't get a solution here....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / December 20, 2011 5:19 AM PST
In reply to: Yes, I did

You may need to contact Samsung directly for assistance.

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Link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 20, 2011 5:30 AM PST
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Found a solution
by jbrooksrn / December 21, 2011 1:21 AM PST

Found an AT&T message board with this solution and it worked.

How to fix the Samsung Galaxy S2 sgh-i777 Stuck on Software Update Loading Screen

1. Turn off the phone by holding the power button until off
2. Hold the Power Button and Volume Up AND Down buttons until the recovery screen pops up
3. Press volume down to select the Clear Cache Partition selection and then press the power button to select
4. Reboot the device

Thank you!!!

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Good news
by birdmantd Forum moderator / December 21, 2011 12:32 PM PST
In reply to: Found a solution

Glad you did find a solution and posting it here might help another member who has the same issue.

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