A "bootloop" or "boot loop" is a problematic situation wherein a device can't fully boot up and starts over, in a loop. Make sure to read the information provided with the 'info' link before submitting your question, as it contains general help.

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problem during kernel bootup after flashing a compiled one unmodified after cloning from google repository [on hold]

I want to compile a Kitkat kernel for nexus5(hammerhead) and i downloaded the source from google repository using GIT CLONE and followed the steps mentioned on the developer website(official). Then i ...
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S3 stuck on first splash screen

I recently installed an update to my custom ROM (http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-s3/development/wip-cyanogenmod-12-t2936990) which was previously working fine on my phone. After installing this ...
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phone on bootloop with a problem in the cache

My phone somehow got stuck in a boot loop and I can't fix it. I don't know what to do. I cant get pass the start up animation no matter what I do. I've tried the fast boot commands to flash and keep ...
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China phone after factory restart in recovery mode stuck on formating data

Can´t get to recovery mode, can´t connect via USB becouse it still rebooting. And it says Fromating /data.... mount system/ error Can somebody help me?
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Flashing Samsung S5830i

My Samsung S5830i has run into an infinite boot loop. I've tried resetting it to the factory defaults, applied fixes using updates in the SD card but to no avail. After going through the posts with ...
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Stock Nexus 5 reboots randomly

I cant take it anymore and even with a full insurance plan, Sprint is not willing to replace my phone with a brand new identical phone. It has had this issue from day one. I think it rebooted itself ...
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stuck on boot animation of older kernel

I'm facing this weirdest problem with my xperia arc s I was running legacy xperia CM and everything was fine until it started not to recognize my new sdcard anyway I tried to reinstall the rom but ...
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Changed device DPI now stuck in a bootloop

Device: OnePlus One ROM: MultiROM with CM11s as internal, and CM12 nightly as secondary Recovery: TWRP Backup location: USB OTG Backup method: Online Nandroid Backup application So I have quite ...
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How to delete an app that keeps the phone from successfully booting up?

I need to delete an app but I cannot access anything with out it restarting every 5 seconds (this is an infinite restarting process, so the device never fully powers up to become usable). How can that ...
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Alcatel (TCT) Idol 2 S (6050Y) stuck in boot loop

So I just rooted my phone, and installed Chainfire 3D on it, and now it's in a boot loop -I don't have a custom recovery installed, but I can access the stock one -I don't have a backup -I have tried ...
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LG L5 E612 Random Restart Problem

I have an LG Optimus L5 (LG-E612) that has been acting up since five days ago. I would like to wipe device clean and do not mind if I lose data I have on device, however, I unable to do this. ...
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Boot Loop CyanogenMod

I am installing Cyanogen Mod 10.2.1 on my Sony Xperia Z (yuga). I followed all instructions exactly given on Installing CM Mod. But after following the steps and clicking on Reboot system now in ...
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Nexus 5 stuck on boot loop after restarting while upgrading the OS

Last week, I received an update on my Nexus 5 for Lollipop 5.0.1. Version 5.0 was working fine, so I decided to just update. However, a few hours after updating, my phone started to lag and freeze, so ...
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stuck in boot loop after deleting a file in /system/app

I have a chinese tablet from genx model gx72g it's version is jellybean 4.2.2 and it's rooted , anyway I was trying to install a touchwiz launcher on it. meanwhile I saw a file in /system/app that ...
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Htc stuck on bootlogo. S-on ,boot loader relocked. Cwm installed

My sisters htc desire is stuck in htc logo then a blue screen and then back at htc logo. Can't find a vodafone uk ruu. Hboot shows RELOCKED. and S-on.Any help please
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HTC One V (GSM) Ruu

I would like change back the original factory/stock ROM on my HTC One V devices. Currently is run an Cyanogenmod 10.1, but the device frozen in boot loop. Device data: Primo U SHIP S-ON RL ...
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Is the Power Boot Loop on Nexus from Cache or Power Button?

This is second time now, and was much harder to get my Nexus 5 to work again (still isn't but making progress). Finally got it to go into Recovery Mode to Formatting the Cache which is how I fixed it ...
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update failure galaxy core 2

well first of all, my phone is rooted. the phone notified me about an update I accidentally pressed update and now its in an endless loop where it will update then fail and update again. please help, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3: problem booting up

My S3 keeps turning on getting to the model splash screen when you turn it off, it stays there for about five seconds and then goes blank for a bit and then repeats the process over and over again. I ...
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Nexus 5 stuck in the start up screen

After running out of battery and turning off, I charged my Nexus 5 (which is running lollipop and not rooted) until the battery was full, but when I was going to turn it on it got stuck in the "flying ...
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My Nexus 4 is stuck in bootloop after swapping out a cracked screen

I changed a cracked screen on my Nexus 4. I have done this before with no problems. It is not rooted and locked to a carrier. The added problem is that even though I charged the phone no problem, I ...
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Can update.zip update-script be used to copy build.prop to an SD card?

I made the unfortunate mistake of lowering the dalvik heapsize to 64m and now my tablet is stuck in a bootloop . I've tried to make my own update.zip (including signed ones) and all fail to load in ...
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MTK Android (X920E) not booting?

I want help about my android. I have a MTK android phone (Model is X920e) (It is the copy of HTC Butterfly). Now I have changed its boot animation manually and as a result my android is not booting it ...
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Nexus 5 stuck on Google logo at boot

I recently unpacked, modified, and repacked the boot.img file and flashed it onto my Google Nexus 5. When I rebooted the device, I was stuck at the Google logo screen. I can access the recovery ...
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Data recovery on boot-looped Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100

I have a boot-looped Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100, running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread it came with, unrooted and unmodified (although Optus-branded). The phone's battery depleted while the phone was ...
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Debug a Bootloop?

So I'm attempting to port a GSM ROM to CDMA, and it's in a bootloop. I'd like to know how to figure out how to see what exactly is faulting and causing it so I can go fix it. Do note I am a novice ...
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Device boot loop in sony logo and no flashmode access

I've got a xperia sp, unlocked bootloader device. I've installed CWM recovery. Recently I tried to install CM 11 and I changed the update binary file since I couldn't flash the rom due to set_metadata ...
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Smartbook Surfer 360 MN10U caught in a boot-loop

Since resetting my tablet, all I get when I power up is the boot up screen caught in a loop. I've taken it to two computer techs who have both said that there is no way of connecting it to another ...
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My Nexus 5 (5.0, stock, rooted) won't boot, despite being on 70% charge when I last checked. What can I do?

When plugged in, it kept repeating the Google logo, shutting off, and repeating. I unplugged, and now it won't turn on at all, no matter what combination of power and volume buttons I try (even ...
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Unable to get in Recovery Mode in AllWinner A23 tablet

I have a AllWinner A23 tablet with dual-core arm cortex-a7 1.5ghz + arm mali 400mp2 gpu. The tablet has only 3 buttons (1 power button and 2 volume buttons). I have tried by all sort of means to get ...
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adb reboot recovery no longer workiing

MY tablet was on bootloop using android sdk adb reboot recovery solved the problem now mY tablet is back on bootloop adb reboot recovery just reboot to bootloop i can not access the recovery menu ...
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Nexus 10 stuck in bootloop after Lollipop flash no ADB and no Fastboot

So .... I flashed the mantaray-lrx21p image from Nexus Factory Images on my Nexus 10 (16GB Wifi) and it's stuck in a bootloop. No problem, I thought, I can get into fastboot and fix it, right? Maybe ...
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How To Recover From Bootloop after installing fonts, dont have custom recovery and stock rom?

I am using Panasonic T11, it is rooted but do not have custom recovery mode like CWM, My problem is: after installing a custom font my device stucked in bootloop, i have adb, but i dont know how to ...
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Obscure android device stuck in bootloop

My phone is stuck in a bootloop after trying to change the default fonts. USB debbuging wasn't enabled, so I can access it in adb or fastboot. The phone is an obscure brand so any hopes of finding a ...
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Galaxy Y force close and now phone turned off

On my Galaxy Y I face a problem: it suddenly started showing "force-close" notices for every appliction (even wallpaper and home), so I turned it off. Now it's not turning on anymore. It only boots ...
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Nexus 5 stuck in boot loop after disabling Google Search [duplicate]

I disabled Google Search and I am now suffering the consequences. A phone stuck in start up loop. I have a Windows 8 PC. How do I enter via a command prompt and then restart Google Search?
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Nexus 4: Stuck on boot animation for baseband version != 2.0.1700.48 and android version > 4.3

The symptoms I'm seeing seem to be common, with many suggested solutions, none of which I've found to solve my case. I'm not sure to what extend it is related, but it happened after the screen was ...
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My phone enters in a boot-loop and I can't do anything, please help!

I have a problem, i've changed boot animation with de apk from playstore and now my phone enters in a bootloop and I can't do anything to make it work... The only thing I could do was to press power ...
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Recovering from a bootloop in Lenovo S960

I've recently rooted my phone and have installed Xposed Framework. I'm used to this process and know what the consequences are. The phone was working fine until I installed a module for Xposed called ...
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Unable to enter recovery mode & download mode

I was formatting my Alcatel OT 918N from recovery mode. After deleting cache partition and wiping data from recovery mode I restarted my phone but then it went in an infinite boot loop i.e. it starts ...
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Moto G 2nd Gen - caught in a boot loop

My Moto G 2nd Gen, got caught in a boot loop. My phone keeps restarting, but doesn't get past the screen where Motorolla symbol with 'powered by android'title at the bottom shows up. Is there a known ...
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Android set is stuck in boot logo and not going to the home screen

I have Qmobile i12 android handset which is basically explay neo set but qmobile company has installed their own firmware in it and are selling it with name of their brand Qmobile i12. Yesterday I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Bootloop. Cannot format or write data

Model: GSM Galaxy Nexus I9250 Takju Maguro ROM: CyanogenMod 11 Kitkat Recovery: Clock Mod OS: Android 4.4 Basically, my phone has been working fine for the last 2 years. I had only one issue of phone ...
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My LG p880 is stuck in bootloop

I succesfully rooted my phone, but then I tried to install cyanogenmod on my LG p880, and now my phone doesn't start anymore. I am an absolute beginner with this kind of stuff, so i might not be ...
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Bootloops problem on samsung Galaxy Young S5360

My mobile phone stuck forever on the samsung welcome screen. I have tried to wipe data/factory reset (by pressing vol up+home+power button) but it does not work. Another way is ROM flashing by Odin ...
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Where to get help for unrooted phone that won't boot after switching from original carrier?

Recently my LG-P659 phone, originally from T-mobile, has had a lot of apps crashing or exiting for no reason, and today it can no longer get past the splash screen on boot-up (if it gets even that ...
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How do I get my Android tablet on my network without getting stuck in a reboot loop?

I recently acquired an Android tablet PC (this thing: http://yourfirstsmartphone.com/android-tablet-pc/). I have not altered it at all from the factory fresh settings (in fact in attempt to solve the ...
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Boot screen hangs even after factory reset

My Droid Razr XT910 was constantly booting and after a forced reboot still hangs here. As a next step I wiped out the data via the boot menu, i.e. a factory reset. But the phone still hangs with the ...
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Galaxy S2 Philz Touch 5 Bootloop

My girlfriend's phone is a Galaxy S2. The battery was crap and the phone started bootlooping. We've replaced the battery but it is still happening. I can get into recovery mode, but I don't know ...
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samsung galaxy ace restarting over and over again

There's my phone which restarts over and over again ,reaching the state before the pin code is asked. Any ideas on how to fix it?