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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nexus 7 (2013) Won't Boot Normally or into Recovery After Attempted Root

So I thought it would be a great idea to try and root my brand new 2013 Nexus 7. After checking out a few tutorials online, I found one for mac, and downloaded the toolkit at: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S3 not booting up, keeps restarting showing ”Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300” black screen

My Samsung S3 is stuck! It keeps restarting! It doesn't reach the enter pincode, but keeps restarting showing the "Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300" screen. Then cycles starts again. Here are the things ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Charging Boot Loop on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

I have a rooted Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (p3113) that has worked fine for over a year. After draining the battery completely out (which I have done many times before), I plugged it in to find it stuck in a ...
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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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phone stuck while loading cyanogenmod

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Y. Everytime I switch on my phone it goes from samsung logo to cyanogenmod loading. What do i do? I have waited for an hour.
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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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Stuck in Boot Loop

I have an Android Jelly Bean, DOPO m7088, and its stuck in a boot loop. I did the hard resetting, wipe my data and everything and its still stuck. I've been searching the internet for weeks and ...
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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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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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FireFireFire Kindle Fire stuck in strange bootloop

I have a Kindle Fire (1st gen) using the FireFireFire bootloader to boot TWRP and AOKP. It has worked fine for a while before. Now, I cannot turn it on when it is not plugged in. When it is plugged ...
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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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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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Galaxy Rugby LTE not turning on after failed custom ROM install [closed]

Got an SGH-i547C (the Canadian version) that's not booting up after I tried installing the Liquid Smooth ROM. Since I've already posted the same thing on xda-developers forum and reddit and I'm kind ...
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LG Optimus L5 e610 randomly reboots

I have got the phone of my sister in law. It is a LG Optimus L5 e610. While trying to flash CM it has been bricked. It is constantly rebooting after media scanning. It reboots even in the bootloader ...
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Broken recovery mod!

My Sk17i phone(Mini pro) is rooted. And used CWM to install a custom "Unlimited" Rom, then restarted after installation. And now my handset keeps boot-looping. After I tried to fast boot, before ...
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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 ...
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Problem upgrading a Lenovo A2107

I have a Lenovo Ideapad A2107-H and I read this guide. I followed the guide step by step to upgrade my Tablet. On step 6 I got assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device"), so I deleted this line in ...
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Reflash 1st Gen Kindle Fire Bootloader?

I rooted my Kindle Fire and flashed TWRP, FireFireFire, and AOKP, and it's been working fine for a while. Recently, however, there have been strange problems with the bootloader. It has gotten to the ...
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i corrupted my internal harddrive on my phone. (the drive where the /image folder is)

well. a few weeks ago, i was flashing roms to my new huawei mercury m886. i am an android developer, and i did the stupidest thing i could ever do. i needed to get into a paranoid android rom, and it ...
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LG L5 restarts every minute

I don't know what I've done to my LG L5, but now it's just restarting and restarting. I've rooted my phone using adb and installed ClockworkMod recovery, but now it just restarts every time it loads ...
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Galaxy S3 won't boot, gets stuck at the “Samsung Galaxy S3 GT” screen

I seem to have the same problem as many other Galaxy users with the Boot Loop. I cannot access my phone: I am not able to load the Stock ROM or factory reset it, nor erase any data. It is stuck at ...
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Tecno N3 keeps rebooting

In my case, my tecno n3 keeps rebooting even with the sd card removed. What can I do? Pls help. Didn't install any new apps recently. Only followed Barca_Ac Milan commentary online. Also, how do I ...
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CyanogenMod logo loop

My mobile, HTC One X was on CyanogenMod 10.1 which received a update cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL. Once the update package download is completed, I tried to update it via update settings but it ...
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Phone restarting over and over after rooting Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i from the link given below- http://theunlockr.com/2012/11/22/how-to-root-the-samsung-galaxy-ace-s5830/ However after rooting it, it is restarting again and again. ...
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How to confirm if motherboard is broken

This is in reference to my other question. My phone was not working so I showed it to service center guy and he said the motherboard is broken and needs to be replaced. I can flash custom ROMs to ...
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S Galaxy mini 2 rebooting every 12 seconds… I'd like at least to save some data!

A pair of months ago I bought my first smartphone, so I am quite the noob. Suddently last week it decided to restart every 12-13 seconds (literally), as long as I don't remove the battery, and I can't ...
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My phone can't start after backup failed

I tried backing up my Galaxy S4 using this method: http://galaxys4root.com/galaxy-s4-tutorials/how-to-backuprestore-rom-on-galaxy-s4-with-root-cwm-recovery/ 1st backup failed but I could still boot ...