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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
110 views

Rooted device not booting. SU suspected culprit

I have a LG Power (LGL22C) from Tracfone and I recently rooted it. I was in the process of moving the Super User manager from KingUser to SuperSU with SuperSU-Me and it worked (I think), but when I ...
-3
votes
1answer
116 views

Plz help edited build.prop. and formatted /system

I by mistake edited my build.prop file It boot looped I then in recovery mode formatted every thing Even /system I downloaded stock ROM of INTEX AQUA POWER HD and tried to install it using sp flash ...
0
votes
0answers
127 views

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 bootloop

My Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) turns ON for 2 seconds and then turns back OFF. I have already checked with other battery but the same problem persists. I also tried entering recovery mode by ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Huawei P8 Lite - Bootloop after Rooting, Attempting to flash ROM

I got a new Huawei P8 Lite and unlocked the bootloader and rooted it. After that I updated the EMUI/System and rebooted it. Since I rooted it, it apparently doesn't like the update and is now in a ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

I need unbrick my samsung galaxy tab 10.1

I tied to root my samsung galaxy tab 10.1 wifi + IR PT-5133 I used this method https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-gOZh7OxWM After I completed the root prosses, my device was in a boot loop! I tried ...
0
votes
0answers
264 views

My phone keeps restarting on its own

So this morning I saw my phone behave strangely. It would turn itself off and then try to turn on, and after a couple of attempts it would. Then it remains stable for some time and it is off again and ...
0
votes
1answer
123 views

Xposed goes into bootloop -Can I still make Xposed work somehow? (Device Pipo X8)

I have installed Xposed onto my Android device and it doesn't work and goes into a bootloop. If I disable Xposed I get out of the bootloop so no problem there, except that I really need for Xposed to ...
0
votes
0answers
430 views

Google Play Services without Gapps and Infinite Boot Loop

I installed Cyanogenmod 12.1 without Gapps on a LG G2 (d800). Some apps require Google Play Services, so I installed Google Play Services. As a result, I was constantly getting an error message that ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

How to start a bootlooping phone in Safe Mode

Exactly a week today, I updated Podcast Addict on my Alcatel One Touch M'pop 5020D. It shut down immediately I opened it. And then other apps started shutting down too. So before going to bed I ...
0
votes
0answers
307 views

how to fix permissions on soft bricked phone

I accidentally used root explorer to remove execute permissions from the system folder of my chinese phone (x Tigi A7) android 4.4.4, my phone is stuck in a boot loop, it powers on directly to the ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

XPeria L stuck in bootloop after flashing Ressurrection Remix ROM

Folks, I unlocked the bootloader and rooted my XPeria L without problems, I then installed TWRP, made a complete backup and tried flashing the Ressurrection Remix ROM. But the phone doesn't boot up ...
-2
votes
1answer
72 views

Can't save my photos from bricked phone

My unrooted phone is stuck on Samsung logo. I have TWRP. I backup now and restore but it still does the same. I have photos in the phone. How can I save them?
-1
votes
1answer
246 views

LG G4 not restarting

My device is rooted. It was working fine for months. But suddenly it struck and now its not restarting back. It struck at LG logo. I have no idea why its happening. Also, it is rebooting again and ...
0
votes
0answers
156 views

Phone not load Android OS

My phone Xiaomi Note 1S 4G (gucci). I have problem with restarting or shutting down Android. Then OS not loading and stack on MI logo (maybe bootloop). I cant go into Recovery too (Power + Volume up - ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

Nexus 4 - Bootloop after screen replacement

I've replaced a screen on a Nexus 4, and now I can't turn it on, it goes into bootloop. I can enter recovery mode, and even tried to wipe cache partition but it didn't help. One more detail, I'm ...
1
vote
0answers
149 views

Phone into boot-loop after flashing custom kernel; unable to mount /data and /sdcard from CWM

My Elephone P8000 was running Eragon 5.5 fine. Then I wanted to flash visi0nary's kernel (_1014), so I used the method described (fastboot flash ...), and when I rebooted the phone, it just kept into ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Note 5 freezes and restarts

First of all, no root since I didn't want to mess with knox bricking my phone. The problem started tonight when I wanted to buy PlayStation Plus from the PlayStation App. For some reason, the app hung ...
0
votes
1answer
604 views

Bootlooping LG Volt will not connect w/ ADB

Rooted LG Volt is bootlooping after build.prop and cpu setting changes, and I am unable to connect via ADB to restore build.prop or reflash system How can I get the phone to connect via ADB? ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

My phone is in an update boot loop

I have an update for my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. I clicked on Update and it started updating my phone, but now it goes to the update screen, loads about 25% and then restarts my phone. It has been ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

newbie: how to get near-stock MotoG out of boot-loop?

summary: phone: near-original-condition MotoG {2013, 1st gen}, Android version==4.4.4 me: Android newbie, Linux vet problem: infinite boot-loop need: newbie-oriented instructions regarding how to ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

weird case of boot loop

LG G2 D800 - STOCK five days ago, i woke up with my phone turned on while on a boot loop. turned it off and tried again and performed wipe cache and dalvik. the phone booted fine, while using the ...
5
votes
2answers
13k views

Boot loop after updating to official Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5

Last day I got the notification to download and install official Android 6.0 Marshmallow in my Nexus 5, which is not rooted, was running Android 5.1.1 and no custom ROM. As I downloaded and installed ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Build.prop density and bootloop. Why?

Im just starting with Android, i came across many threads in forums related to the fact that people changed the dpi value in build.prop and their device remained stuck in a bootloop. What i dont ...
-1
votes
1answer
456 views

Galaxy Note 2 stuck at Samsung logo

I have a Galaxy note 2. My phone is stuck at Samsung logo and restarts every 2 seconds. I've also recorded my problem here I was trying to install a Custom ROM while this occurred, Any help would be ...
0
votes
0answers
144 views

How to Reflash stock rom?

How to reflash stock rom on Micromax canvas juice 2? Will reflashing also cure from bootloop or is there any easy altwrnative aolution to recover from bootloop?
8
votes
3answers
6k views

Trying to flash a system.img I took with dd - failing

Long-time UNIX guy here, but relatively new to the world of Android. Read on. EPISODE 1: A New Backup (I hoped) I have recently purchased an Asus MemoPAD (ME103K) ; I then became root, and took a dd ...
1
vote
0answers
398 views

How to recover and restore accidentally deleted ODEX files back to /system/app/?

My rooted Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum is stuck at Android boot logo. I accidentally deleted some ODEX files from the /system/app/ (including the autoreboot.odex) How can I recover and restore the ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

LG Volt LS740: Device under boot-loop after I agreed to update it. Hard/soft reset didn't work

My phone LG Volt LS740 asked me to update, so I did. And before it continued it said it will turn off and then start the new update. I agreed. Now my phone keeps powering off and on like crazy and won'...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Vodafone Smart Tab 3G 7" not booting

I have a Vodafone Smart Tab 3G seven inch. This device was switched of & when I wanted to use it then it just displayed at bottom screen Powered by Android. And then black screen. Vodacom can't ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

Stock LG-D500 Bootloop. Factory Reset only temporarily fixes

I checked a few of the other links/threads. Mostly it seems like people changed something (ROM, or went in a did something to permissions) whereas my phone has no changes made by me. There are/were ...
5
votes
1answer
710 views

Android boot loop after fresh install

Phone: Nexus 4 with the latest android 5.1.1. Accidentally I broke my screen and turned off my phone. After a month my screen was replaced and then I got stuck in the boot loop at the start. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
147 views

Galaxy S2 stuck on the Samsung logo

I have a Galaxy S II Plus, GT-I9105P model. I don't know what happened to it, but suddenly it did a restart and since then it stuck on the logo of Samsung like this: The computer doesn't recognize ...
0
votes
0answers
220 views

Nexus 5 loops at Google logo when booting

I got a Nexus 5 for Christmas and it was working flawlessly until today. I wasn't doing anything, it had about 30% of battery but it turned off. I tried turning it on and it wouldn't do anything. ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

Unexpected crash / phone randomly turning off

i have a samsung s5 with lollipop installed. The phone seems to randomly turn off. The phone enters a boot loop until i plug the charger in. It has happened several times, but i don't know how to ...
0
votes
0answers
247 views

Allview A5 Duo boot loop

So, I have a romanian Allview A5 DUO with android 4.2.2 stock. I had the phone for about a year and a half with no big problems except occasional random shutdown. A few days ago i woke up to a dead ...
0
votes
0answers
367 views

How to fix Xiaomi Redmi 1 bootloop

I need help I was flashing a new rom to my Xiaomi Redmi 1 well I was quite tired and misread the name of the image file so instead of flashing the new rom I ended up flashing a custom recovery image ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Nexus 7 stuck in boot-loop

After a few minutes of use, my N7 restarts. It all started when I was in Chrome and watched a video in full screen mode, and when I tried to get out of it the tablet rebooted. And every time you ...
0
votes
0answers
202 views

My S4 has a power issue. How do I access and save the data on the device memory without switching on the phone?

Truth be told, I have seen people access data off a phones local storage when the device has water damage or the screen is cracked by connecting it to a computer. How do I do this? As I used my phone ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Xperia Z3 boot loop after TWRP installation

My Xperia Z3 was running Android 5.0.2. The model is D6653. I didn't check the firmware build number. I followed these steps. Everything was successful with no errors. ➜ Sdk sudo $(which ...
1
vote
0answers
479 views

How to fix emmc memory showing 0mb?

Yesterday actually I messed my Xolo Q700. Actually I wanted to install a custom ROM "experia final" on it. But I didn't installed any custom recovery previously. So I installed TWRP recovery using ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to repair-unbrick-solve my Galaxy Tab 3 10.1" after rooting

I was trying to root my device, but I think something went wrong. I may have bricked my Galaxy Tab 3 10.1. When I noticed that the device was in loop, I tried to root with the CF-Auto-Root file a few ...
1
vote
1answer
500 views

booting Android lenovo A6000+

I am using lenovo A6000+ phone. I have rooted it earlier with kingroot app, and recently there was system update, so I downloaded update and tried to install it but at the time of rebooting there ...
0
votes
1answer
616 views

Samsung Galaxy S4 auto restart

My Samsung Galaxy S4 auto restart. I removed Battery , SIM card , SD Card for over 1-2 hour, and replaced but the device still auto restart. I tried " Home"+ "Volume Down" + "Power" and saw the ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Lenovo Update failed. Stuck in recovery

Today my Lenovo A6000plus said there is an update to download, and I clicked it. It was a 9MB download. Download went fine, and to update it restarted to recovery. I think there is some error in the ...
2
votes
0answers
401 views

Are there other ways to enter fastboot mode if the power button is broken?

I've dropped my phone (ATRIX HD) and now it isn't turning on. The thing is when I connect to charger it shows the green light and start to boot (Motorola logo appears) but then it keeps restarting ...
0
votes
1answer
301 views

need help Nexus 9 stuck in endless reboot loop

need help here. I to tried rooting my Nexus 9 and have ended up getting it into an endless loop of it trying to optimize apps. I did see Firelord's post to do this... Using Firelords' and Jan's ...
1
vote
1answer
449 views

My Moto G (2014) stuck on a boot loop while plugged and now doesnt even boot to recovery while unplugged. Any solution?

My Moto G (2014) Indian Version seems to have stuck on a boot loop. When I long press power button to on the phone the sequence of loop is phone vibrates, notification LED blinks for once and the '...
1
vote
0answers
449 views

Nexus 7 (2013) Boot Failure

I have a Nexus 7 (2013), 32GB, WiFi-only, that won't boot. I had been using it daily, until it failed. I had left it running, but on the 1st day after the warranty expired it would not wake up ...
1
vote
0answers
792 views

Moto G 2014 XT1068 is bricked. Keeps looping and won't boot. What to do?

Ok so here's a couple things about my phone: Its bootloader is unlocked, it is rooted, and it has a custom recovery (TWRP). The problem is, my phone got stuck in the "WARNING, BOOTLOADER IS UNLOCKED" ...
1
vote
0answers
724 views

Boot looping Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

I sent my broken phone to repairs, and they lost it. So I'm awaiting a replacement and in the meantime, I have a bog-standard non-smart phone. My mum very kindly said I could borrow her Samsung Galaxy ...