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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Bootloop, Stock Recovery, USB debugging off

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S DUOS GT-S7562 running Android ICS. Before my phone got bootlooped, I used to change the build.prop in /system/build.prop to add a navigation bar to it. I added ...
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How to root my Omnirom using Multirom?

I have Omnirom installed on my Nexus 4 inside Multirom. How should I root my Omnirom then? Problem is that the OS on which Multirom was setup always gets stuck in a bootloop for a reason not known to ...
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Bricked phone due to cut-pasting of apk files

I accidentally cut all the .apk and .odex files from /system/apps/ and pasted onto the SD card instead of copying and pasting them. My phone is totally bricked. Stuck in a boot-loop and factory reset ...
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Can't boot, can't view recovery options, winok w77, no support from manufacturer

I have a friend staying over and he has an android tablet: winok model w77 The tablet is stuck on a boot loop and I am trying to get it working again however nothing I have done so far has been of ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 bootloop even after flashing rom

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GT N7000 India. It rebooted automatically the day before yesterday and then it got stuck at the Logo screen. I have downloaded and flashed it with ...
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How to get HTC Evo 4g out of bootloop?

How do i get my htc evo4g out of this boot loop it just turns on and off over and over never getting past the white screen? i can get to the bootloader screen by holding the volume up and power button ...
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stuck installing cyanogenmod on htc one X+

After using the standard android on my one X+ for a long time, I decided to get started with cyanogenmod today. I started by using this manual: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_endeavoru ...
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Bootloop in Xperia L when the bootloader is unlocked using sony's flashtool

I was trying to install AOSP rom for Xperia L provided by Sony. So i tried to unlock my device using Flash tool. I tried unlocking the device, it replied "failed" first and second time I tried, it ran ...
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How to unbrick Nexus 7

I bought this tablet on Jan 7, 2013, and have allowed it to update whenever it asked, but I can't tell you what version of Android is has now. However, instead of the "X", I see four colored balls ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Boot Loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G running Android 2.3.6, and it is nearly three years old. For a while now, it's been having some major problems. The latest is boot loops - Randomly shutting ...
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Phone enters bootloop whenever i press the lock screen button to lock my screen

I have cm 10.2 stable version installed for samsung galaxy s3 gt19300. I rooted and flashed cm 10.2 a few months ago and the phone has been running smooth until today. Whenever I tried to press the ...
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Sony ericsson xperia mini e10i software bricked while installing custom rom

I was trying to install a custom ROM on my Sony Ericsson Xperia mini E10i by flashing the ROM .zip file in ClockWorkMod, but after installation the device doesn't boot. It hangs on the Sony Ericsson ...
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My Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660 keeps on crashing, help!!

I have a second-hand Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660 from my uncle (in Germany) and it was in amazing condition when he first sent it me. However, for some reason, it has recently lagging a lot when I ...
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can I use SP_Flash_Tool on Alcatel V860

is it possible to flash Vodafone Smart 2 with SP_Flash_Tool? and if not is there any other tool that will allow me to? since I can't use Recovery Mode nor Download(fastboot) Mode I accidentally ...
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Bricked Vodafone smart 2 (Alcatel V860)

I accidentally erased boot and bootloader. download mode nor recovery works and my pc recognize it like Broadcom USB. Any solution?
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Xposed Framework with KitKat ART?

I have an SGS-I8190 with CM11 from http://maclaw.pl/ I explored the Xposed Framework, but it is not compatible with ART. It switches back to the old buggy and lame Dalvik. XDA says, that ART ...
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HTC Desire HD stuck in boot loader - how to get contacts

I woke up this morning and I found my HTC desire HD (running stock android 2.x with HTC Sense) with the boot loader screen. I tried to choose Recovery and Reboot but its still stuck in the same ...
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Odin detecting Galaxy S plus only in Ramdump Mode

I have a Galaxy S plus (GT I9001), I installed Tiger Jelly Bean recently, which was working fine. But phone was lagging a lot so I decided to install the stock rom again. I installed Kies(latest ...
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Galaxy Ace 2x restarts again and again

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2x (GT-S7560M). I haven't rooted my phone. Two weeks ago, I was using Google Maps app and I turned on the GPS and WiFi to pinpoint my location. The next moment, my phone ...
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Bootloop issue with LG G2

This phone seriously hates roms and alterations. It seems like everything I do screws something up. So I eventually got a custom rom installed and working perfectly. Then I backed up my phone with ...
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Stuck in Fastboot?! Help please!

I tried to get CM11 on my LG G2 on Bell Canada's network and I really messed it up. I can no longer get into recovery, adb doesn't see my phone, but download mode works (though I have no idea how to ...
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Galaxy S3 mini (i8190N) stuck in boot-loop after flashing custom ROM

I've got a S3 Mini (i8190N) & I tried to install a custom ROM to it which failed. My phone will boot but then before the ROM/OS starts it reboots so it's stuck in a Bootloop. I cannot get into ...
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Bootloop on CM 10.1, freezes at wiping data

Device Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 gsm (p4, p7500) It started as an infinite bootloop, but it was loading on to CM 10.1 for a minute or two at first. So I decided to go back to previous nightly release ...
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Craig CMP741e boot-looping

Craig CMP741e is stuck in boot loop on the Android logo. When I try to install or mount I get read only errors and I have tried almost everything to recover/reset the tablet. There are no key ...
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Android Tablet Stuck at Boot Screen

I am new to this forum. I just wanted to seek your help. I have a tablet which is working fine a few days. But one day when I started the tablet its got stuck at android screen. 10-20 and even 30 ...
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I formatted /sdcard and my phone won't boot

I have a Samsung Galaxy Star Duos GT-S5282. I installed ClockworkMod Recovery 5 and I was messing with it. I went to "mounts and storage" then chose format /sdcard and then rebooted the system. It is ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 SGH-S959G Android version 2.3 in boot loop

This morning turned off my phone by pressing and holding down the power button. I waited a few minutes then tried to turn the phone back on. It began to boot up by flashing the normal Samsung Galaxy ...
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Can an Android phone be backed up while stuck at boot loop?

I have Samsung Galaxy Note N-7000 which got stuck at boot loop after installing and opening and app called InstaFrame, is there anyway to backup the device before doing a factory reset to get the ...
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Droid DNA stuck in infinite reboot/shutdown

Title pretty much says it all. The phone will load the white "HTC" screen and then turn off and repeat until the battery runs out. Tried to load the menu and get get to it, but the phone will ...
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How to restore/edit build.prop after rebooting (and phone stuck in reboot loop)?

I was trying to setup a custom host name for my device(a rooted xperia z) following this guide but without paying too much attention, especially to the comments. I'm guessing I had a typo in the ...
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brand new nexus 5 boot animation loop

This has happened to me with other phones after messing with ROMs and stuff - but this is a real bummer: I just got it out of the box for the first time, turned it on, and it's stuck on the animation ...
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Phone restarting nonstop

My phone started rebooting all by itself all the time after I did 2 things with it. Installed Snapdragon BatteryGuru and put it on learning mode (for an estimated 3 days I guess) so that I could start ...
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Softbrick after Phone hanging. Rooted but Stock ROM on Nexus 5

I have a really big problem... I have my Nexus 5 for 2 months now and not it doesn't restart anymore. My phone is rooted and on Stock Android 4.4.2 and enabled developer mode (tapping that 15 times ...
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tried to edit framework-res.apk on kyocera rise stuck in bootloop

Earlier this month I got a Kyocera Rise. I got it rooted the first minute I got it and decided I wanted to edit the framework-res.apk file. I extracted it, edited it, and trying to replace it, root ...
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Samsung galaxy Nexus Dead/ Bricked

I have installed a custom rom (Cynogenmod 10.2) on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 GSM three months before, and everything was running good. But starting 4 days ago, my phone reboots constantly after ...
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s3 bootloop switching to cyanogenmod with cwm

As i managed to mess up, I need your help! I wanted to switch from samsung s3standard 4.3 to cyanogenmod11nightly: What I did: with odin flashed CF-Auto-Root-m0-m0xx-gti9300.tar.md5 to get root ...
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Samsung Galaxy S 2 4G phone won't start up.

I do not have a data card in this phone. How can I salvage my data and 1300 photos? I have talked with T-Mobile and Samsung Techs. I can get to a "reboot" screen, but the phone won't complete the ...
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Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 sch-i905 stuck at the load screen

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1, Model SCH-i905/U from us cellular (image1). In order to root it, and after an internet search I flashed the device, corrupting files left and right. That's when it can't ...
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Unstable S4 - AbsListView

I've been having an issue on my Galaxy S4 following the 4.3 update whereby it will occasionally reboot the phone then go into a reboot loop. If connected to a charge the loop will stop and the battery ...
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How to enter safe mode on an HTC Desire w/CyanogenMod stuck in boot loop?

I have an HTC Desire with CyanogenMod 7 installed. After ignoring the low storage warning for a couple of months, it finally crashed and since then is stuck in the dreaded boot loop. I am able to ...
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TF700T boot-loop after a while

my tf700t is not modified. The ASUS Firmware V10.6.1.14.10 Only for WW is installed. Yesterday, suddenly the Transformer boots after a while. After Booting it runs for lets say 3 minutes and boot ...
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After enabling some xposed modules, my LG G2 (AT&T) is stuck in a error loop

Whenever I boot it up it says "Unfortunately, System UI has stopped.". It does allow me to hit ok, however when I hit ok I have about 1 second before it pops up again. Due to the passcode lock on my ...
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htc desire z keeps restarting on its own

My HTC Desire Z keeps restarting on its own continuously, how do I stop it and how can I switch on my phone now? I tried removing the battery but that didn't work. Can anyone help?
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Some magic to remount /system

First of all: Phone's model is Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini / 6012X Chipset model is MT6572 The short version: The device is in boot loop and to resolve this I must rename a file. The problem is that ...
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Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 stuck on boot screen (bricked)

This is going to be a long story because my tablet is just having problems left and right. Firstly, I received this tablet (SCH-i905) as a gift with cyanogen mod already pre-installed. Thus, in ...
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Infinite Reboot Loop

I have a HTC EVO 4G (aka Supersonic) running Android 2.3.5 (aka Gingerbread) and last night I turned it off because it was running low on power. I connected it to the charger before going to bed and ...
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Stuck at “Installing update…” in recovery mode

I am not able to flash my Nexus 4 with Cyanogenmod 11 anymore. The installation does not successfully finish, which is probably why it gets stuck in a boot loop after restarting the phone. During the ...
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Recover data from bootlooped phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9003) that is stuck in a boot loop. It is running the stock Samsung firmware (Android 2.3.5). I want to recover the data (specifically of the Memo application) from ...
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adb for bootloop

I am in the middle of trying to understand the correct procedure to recover my data from a phone that went into a bootloop. I installed android sdk, with adb tools. Also installed ODIN (although I ...
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Huawei Mercury stuck in boot loop

about 4 weeks ago, i was developing a paranoidandroid rom for my huawei mercury. well, after the download, i needed to unzip the .zip file (using the base/port method). well, that was taking WAY to ...