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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Cannot revive Galaxy Note 2: Kies says “This device version cannot be updated”

I have had a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100GSMH) for almost 2 years now. Never rooted it, was always installing all recommended OS upgrades. After the latest one, the phone started rebooting itself ...
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Galaxy Discover stuck on recovery mode

A few days go, I got a phone call and shortly after hanging the phone up, it suddenly turned off. After 1-2 attempts to turn it on, it finally worked, but put me in System Recovery with a dead android ...
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Galaxy S6 won't charge after drain to 0-1%, cannot boot

After letting my Galaxy S6 drain more than usual, I connected it to the fast charger a bit after it hit 1%, and left it for the night while still powered on. Next morning the phone was off. Powering ...
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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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Complete copy of phone's root folder include sms messaging database?

Today, my lame-o ZTE Obsidian on the T-Mobile network tried to update its system software and is now stuck in a boot-loop. Tried numerous fixes to no avail. I have no problem with a factory reset, but ...
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LG G2 (VS980) stuck in boot loop after flashing cm-11

Following http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_VS980 to install cm on my Verizon VS980, I completed the steps and got a successful install but on reboot, my phone entered a boot loop, stopping ...
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Can't boot after replacing system.img [closed]

I am working on a custom android device using the i.MX53 board from NXP (formerly Freescale). I have the OS source code, various intermediate files, and the final resulting files once produced by ...
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Nexus 4 stuck in boot loop

Yesterday some guy has changed my 3.5 mm jack in nexus 4. Old one was broken. After that I could not turned on my phone. I saw infinite boot. I had android 5 in that time. Today I install android ...
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Honor 4c full brick [closed]

My Huawei Honor 4c is full brick. I updated it to loliopp then tried to downgrade it to kitkat during that device is full brick. I connected device in fastboot mode then installed boot.img , ...
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Boot Loop on Xperia SP

I was running CM13 Android 6.0 on C5302 Sony Xperia SP. I flashed CWM 6 and CM12 Android 5.0 after that using CWM recovery. Now my device has gone into boot loop where it boots and then I get a screen ...
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Cannot enter fastboot mode after flashing custom recovery

I flashed a CWM recovery on my Micromax Q380 (Canvas Spark) phone. After that only logo appears and it reboots again and again (boot loop). I tried entering into recovery and fastboot (Vol Up + Power ...
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Note 4 verizon with an unlocked boot loader boot loop

I just managed to get my Note 4's bootloader unlocked and installed TWRP, but I didn't take a backup before flashing SuperSU and, as luck would have it, got into a bootloop. I have tried factory ...
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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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Why does Android drop files I transfer to SDCard while in recovery mode?

Here's my situation: I have a Sprint Samsung Nexus S 4g. It is rooted, unlocked, and loaded with CyanogenMod 10.1. I am attaching it to a Windows 8 machine via USB cable. Recently, the phone went ...
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RedMi 2 Bootloop after MIUI update

Today I had I have received a MIUI updated on my RedMi 2. [Note: The phone is rooted and has CWM installed] The phone was supposed to boot and start the updated but for some reason it got stuck in ...
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Blank screen boot loop on SM-T211

I have a Samsung SM-T211 (India) tablet and am using it for 2 years. I have rooted it using ODIN and TWRP (android 4.4.2) based on online tutorials and it is working fine. Couple of days back when I ...
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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 ...
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Screen covered with noise, can't boot

Weird stuff started hapenning. For most of the time I can't boot my android. It gets stuck on Samsung Galaxy Alpha logo. When it does boot, my screen looks like this: OS seems alive, as it's ...
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Sony Live With The Walkman : Phone is restarting continuously

I have a problem with my Sony Live With The WalkMan phone, it has Android 4.0 (ICS) and was working well before last week, the problem started a week before when I tried turning on my phone's ...
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Cyanogenmod 13 - Bootloop

I recently was playing on my PC while I noticed an update on my Oneplus One. As every other update I just downloaded it and let it flash automatically. The next thing I noticed was that it just kept ...
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Cyanogenmod 9 stuck in boot loop

Let me start off by saying that I have a Verizon Galaxy Nexus. I flashed cyanogenmod 10.1 last night and was having some issues so I decided to go back to 9. Unfortunately clockworkmod wasn't able ...
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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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Install android on non-booting XT1033 (Moto G 1st gen) - USB debugging not enabled

I have a Moto G (XT1033) running Android 5.0.2 that went out of charge one day. It then decided to boot into a black screen - i.e. I can see the Motorola splash screen (animation) but all I get after ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 factory-reset lead to boot-loop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I factory-reset my phone from the Settings option, but it is taking too much time. It has been 24 hours already, but the device is only boot-looping. I've also tried to ...
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Nexus 7 Google Logo Boot-Loop

My stock Nexus 7 was working fine until I turned it on. The lock screen was frozen. I then hard reset the device and turned it back on. On boot the tablet gets stuck on the Google logo and never ...
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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 ...
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Sony Xperia Z stuck in a bootloop

My Xperia Z is stuck int a bootloop. It goes up to the colorful waves and then it restarts. It was connected with USB in charging mode. Suddenly, it starts restarting. I thought it might be carrying ...
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One Plus One Boot Loop - Marshmallow Update

today I updated my OnePlus One to Android 6.0.1 Cyanogenmod. It is now stuck in a boot loop, it turns on, runs for approximately two minutes, freezes, then restarts. My phone is not rooted. Here are ...
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Android Nexus 5 “Reboot&Wipe loop with hang” — Can't flash system

My Nexus 5 recently "soft-bricked" itself on an update, and I can't seem to get traditional methods via adb/fastboot (windows pc) to work. My phone is unlocked, and I have the necessary files in the ...
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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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Samsung galaxy A3 infinite boot loop help?

I dropped my phone in water earlier, and picked it up almost instantly. It got stuck in a small boot loop, but then turned itself on for a short while. However, it turned off again and has been stuck ...
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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 ...
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Caterpillar s50 stuck at fastbood mode - bootimage is not signed

I need a little help here since i just started messing with android phones and i guess i messed up this one a lot. I rotted it fine and then i tried flashing a rom through flashify. When the phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy S1 Constant Reboot Cycle

I left my Samsung Galaxy S1 charging overnight plugged into my computer (as I usually do) and when I came to use it in the morning, it was turned off (to my surprise). When I turned it on, it goes ...
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Android failure to boot on LG

I need to recover data from my AT&T LG Thrill Android Phone Background: My AT&T LG Thrill phone's battery died a couple of days ago because I forgot to charge it. When I charged the phone ...
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boot loop galaxy tab A

I am using a galaxy tab A Lollipop. Recently when I tried to restart the device it was stuck in a infinite loop just shows "Samsung galaxy tab A powered by Android". I tried going to recovery mode i ...
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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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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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LG Motion Keep Rebooting (Boot Loop) After Installing Beat Audio Installation

I was looking through the Google Play Store after I rooted my LG Motion 4G The other day, and came upon the app "Beats Audio Installation" & Downloaded it and then when i opened the app and ...
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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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LG Stuck on Download Mode

I have LG Optimus L70, and the it is soft bricked, because sometimes it magically works and boots to system (with system UI not working properly). The phone now is stuck at download mode i suppose ...
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HTC One crashed during update, now it won't start

My HTC One was doing a software update then just shut off. Now it won't do anything except show the red triangle with a explanation mark in the middle. I have tried rebooting it and everything but ...
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Can anybody identify this device?

I am trying to fix an Android tablet. As far as I know, it's stock, but that's about it. There is no inclination of the manufacturer. Here are the pics: Back and front (click images for larger ...
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Internal partitions messed up

So, I got a "little" problem, it started a few days ago, I woke up and my device was overheated and stuck in the bootlogo, I went to the Philz Recovery but it started with an startup error about the ...
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Rooted, Encrypted Galaxy Note 8" stuck in bootloop!

I am a noob. In a nutshell, I poked at things I shouldn't have after rooting/encrypting my galaxy note 8" tablet (GT-N5110) and now it continuously loops through the boot up screen. It gives me just ...
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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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Galaxy S3 turning on and off repeatedly even after factory reset

I have a bricked samsung galaxy s3! It is shutting off and on again and I need to remove the battery to make it stop. I have tried the following... -tapping out stuck power button -options in ...
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How do I fix my boot-looping Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1?

I have a Google IO Samsung Galaxy Tab that has decided it no longer wants to boot properly. It just constantly goes from the 'SAMSUNG' logo that flashes a couple of times to the stars and lines ...
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My device isn't booting after moving an app to /system and then uninstalling it

I have Huawei p8 lite ALE-L21 dual sim running Lollipop. I downloaded an app called Game Killer which I converted to a system app. It didn't seem to work so then I deleted it by using link2sd. It ...
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Problem with RCA Voyager II

My brother has an RCA Voyager II, and it has a problem booting up. Every time it turns on, it turns off. Is there a way to fix it?