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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Bootloop using Sony Xperia Arc S (LT18i)

Hey guys so I'm in boot loop. Yes I know there are many guides all over saying how to fix it but I have tried many of them and they didnt work. What happens is I start the phone, it shows the boot ...
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Huawei Y330 bricked

I have a problem with my y330 device, I rooted my phone and then I tried to install CWM but when I rebooted my phone, it started to reboot gain and again and I can`t enter the recovery. What can I do? ...
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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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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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How to do a fresh install of Android : Nexus 5

I installed Cynogenmod 11 on my Nexus 5 through their Mac OS X app. Judging by the information that provided me, I would say it went fine. However, while my phone did the first boot, it got stuck in a ...
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bricked generic chinese android tablet - AlldayMall adm-tp001

I have a generic chinese tablet running Android 4.1.1, stuck on boot. I can get into recovery mode and I did a factory reset. But it is still stuck. I am not sure what to do at this point. I can't ...
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Galaxy can't boot up, stucked at Samsung logo

I recently upgraded my stock ROM of my Galaxy GT-p1000 from Froyo 2.2 to Gingerbread 2.3.6 and got stucked. I used the Odin to flash the ROM, it was successful by indicating that the ROM has been ...
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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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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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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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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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Phone restarting again and again

I am having samsung galaxy ace GT-s5830i. The phone is restarting again and again after installing a game from 4shared.com.please help me out. Phone is rooted one.
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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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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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Phone is Stuck in Boot Loop With Recovery Not Accessible

I have a Tecno P5 and wanted to flash ClockworkMod Recovery onto it. I used Recovery-Tools to do this with the file TECNO-P5_130916__recovery_140106-193223.img. The process completed and I was ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HTC One M7 Keeps Restarting Itself

I have recently bought a new HTC One M7. Since the moment I turned it on it's performing random reboots. At the begining it was every few minutes but now its every time I unlock the screen. I've ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot boot into recovery (Samsung Galaxy S)

My GT-I9000 device recently got stuck in a bootloop, and now I'm trying to put CyanogenMod on it, hoping that this would fix the situation. I can use Heimdall to install the ClockworkMod Recovery on ...
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Nexus 7 soft bricked, Need to recover data

I don't know if I'm posting this on the right website or not, but I'll try anyway. I recently brought a Google Nexus 7 (non-SIM version). I've used it for around 3 months now and everything was ...
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Samsung logo loop in galaxy y

Whenever I start my phone, the samsung logo animation goes in a loop forever; unless i take off the battery. This started happening after I simultaneously clicked the power button, menu button and ...
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Can downgrading OS make Xperia Neo V, boot after a boot loop

My Neo V MT11i was upgraded to ICS a few days ago. Today when I turned on bluetooth, it started to reboot repeatedly. I tried to hard reset using sets of button as posted in some blogs but still I ...
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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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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 5 stuck in boot screen

My phone is Nexus 5, not rooted, android version 4.4.4 I hated the "swipe up" gesture for google now, bacause I'd sometimes do the gesture by accident. So I read somewhere that I should disable ...
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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?