Questions about getting Android devices out of a "bricked" state.

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Moto E (XT1022) Bricked after Downgrading

This issue has not been solved since a year. Users who upgraded manually to Lollipop (5.0.1) OTA Zip (Even Custom ROMS) and then tried to downgrade i.e. back to Stock KitKat (4.4.2) and then applied ...
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Phone stuck on Google logo after trying to install Jelly Bean

I have a Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0.1 I tried to install Jelly Bean, and followed all instructions I found on a website (forgot which one). I installed cwh and twh first. Then I installed Jelly ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 not booting up, just shows ”Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-19300” black screen

This morning I woke up to my Samsung Galaxy S3 which just “hung” during the start-up screen with the white text “Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-19300” on a black background. It never comes to the “Enter Pincode”...
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Force debug in safe mode via USB?

I did something so stupid I'm almost kind of proud of it. I rooted my LG Optimus T (Froyo) using Gingerbreak, cleaned out a bunch of stuff, and accidentally deleted the home screen launcher. No big, I'...
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L90 bootloop - no emergency mode, no download mode, pc doesn't recognize

Good afternoon, I'm facing a problem on my colleague's LG L90 phone, it suddenly started to bootloop and nothing seems to solve the problem. The only way to turn it off is to remove the battery, but ...
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Decryption process was interrupted and “Device memory damaged” message is shown.

-Phone model: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 -Rooted. -USB debuging was active before the problem. -TWRP is installed. version 3.0.2-0. -rom is stock android forgot the version. -I know the encryption key....
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Lenovo A850 Bricked while flashing Stock Rom

My phone Lenovo A850 (MT6582) bricked just now. I accidentally pulled out the USB cable when it was flashing stock ROM by using Smart Phone Flash Tool. Now it's not charging and won't turn on, like a ...
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Android Bootloop No recovery mode - only viberation

Phone: Huawei honor 3c I downloaded Emotion UI 3.0 for "probably" the wrong set form here offical site.But it was installed properly. Then there was an update of same emotion UI, which on ...
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GT-P1000 pc and phone icon

I was trying to root my old Galaxy Tab 7 (GT-P1000) device when it got frozen at the setup connection. I noticed then that it was a Gingerbread file -- so I killed Odin. Now I'm getting phone and ...
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How can I recover data off a bricked Samsung Galaxy Note 2?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2. I have never rooted it or done anything weird. I woke up today and discovered that my phone was frozen. I tried to power it on, but it would not get past loading. It's ...
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Backing up important data from soft-bricked devices

I'm sorry if bricks-related and support-my-issues questions are off-topic on the site, but let me try. Yesterday I've got a crash on my device causing an immediate reboot. After the very first boot ...
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Unable to root Galaxy S5 and firmware problem encountred

I was trying to root my Galaxy S5(SM-G900H) by using the tutorial given on http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2696537 but the process did not go as planned as keep struck on ...
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Phone (Moto G) stuck in fastboot screen. Nothing works!

Stuck at this screen I am on a Mac OS and was intending to unlock the bootloader when I accidentally bricked my phone. I followed all instructions. Downloaded Motorola drivers, Android SDK and also ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S6 is bricked

I recently bricked my Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-S906l while trying to flash TWRP recovery. Apparently, it was an unsupported recovery and I need to reflash the original recover with Odin, but it says it ...
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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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TF300T stuck in bootloop after factory reset

I have recently rooted my TF300T and installed a custom TWRP recovery. I have also flashed a CyanogenMod rom (cm-12.1-20160626-NIGHTLY-tf300t.zip). After that (do not ask me why, it was an ...
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Fix Soft Bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

I am new to all of this, and I am having trouble with my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545. I am on a mac, but also can run windows 7 in vmware fusion. A couple days ago, I successfully rooted my ...
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Phone stuck on loading screen and recovery mode doesn't work

I have a Samsung Galaxy S1 with CyanogenMod, and I don't know what happened but when I turn on the phone it just stays on the loading screen, something like this: It's just a black screen with that ...
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Galaxy Mini bricked: black screen

I have a Galaxy Mini GT-5570 phone. Last night I installed "ROM Manager" and tried to partition my SD card. It requires to reboot my phone and I confirmed that, so it shut down my phone. Then it can'...
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How to unbrick Sony Xperia C2305?

Today I was installing custom ROM on my xperia C. After installation completes, I reboot the phone. Now, it is not starting. I tried pressing keys(power, vol up, vol down) with different different ...
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Bricked android karbon message ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD

My rooted karbon s5 android phone is showing "RESET FOR ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD" message on startup, I am unable to execute this solution (quoted below) because I dont have the Karbon S5 rom, also there ...
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Unbricking a phone without being able to access recovery

I have rooted my Zenfone 2 ZE551ML using a method which permanently replaces recovery (I didn't realize it back then). Can I unbrick it using only fastboot? I can't use adb, as I can't open recovery. ...
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Galaxy S4 boot-loop (hardware fault?)

Last night my Samsung Galaxy S4 (i9505) suddenly crashed while I was playing a game and got into a boot loop. The screen goes all sorts of crazy on boot, so I think it's a hardware problem: There'...
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Nexus 7 2013 - Flash Recovery Image: Failed remote size too large?

I have a nexus 7 (2013 model) and its stuck on the Google logo. I went to the bootloader menu and unlocked the bootloader. Now I'm trying to install a recovery image, but: After doing a 'fastboot ...
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Unbrick Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360V

I need to know how to un-softbrick the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. I don't know how it got bricked, I was just asked to fix it. It looks like a bootloop issue. The Product name is SM-G360V. I have ...
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How can i access a bricked android tablet system folder from pc?

I have a chinese allwinner a13 tablet. The firmware it had was really slow and couldn't use Google Apps so I decided to install a custom rom for it. I tried several roms, but only some were close to ...
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soft-bricked intex aqua young usb debugging disabled

I bought an Intex Aqua Young and got it rooted. I wanted a stronger supersu version app while the existing one was a bit slower in granting root access for the apps – so I uninstalled the present one ...
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How to flash stock ROM over ADB sideload

After successfully rooting my phone, I mistakenly soft-bricked my phone by modifying the build.prop file. Some research tells me that the only way to repair it was to flash the stock ROM. I have ...
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Recovery mode not working in Samsung Galaxy Fit

I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit to which I installed Clockworkmod Recovery. When I put my phone into recovery mode by pressing home+power only the Samsung logo appears; the phone is not booting into stock ...
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Fuhu Nabi 2 tablet bricked <3e> recovery

Total noob here, sorry... I've spent the last three weeks reading up on my issue with no progress at all. I think I have the answer, but need to run this by someone who probably knows! I modded a ...
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Fix a soft-bricked Nexus 4 without usb?

My Nexus 4 is soft-bricked, when I turn it on normally it just stays stuck on the "Google" logo. The device has TWRP recovery v2.8.0 installed, which can be accessed. The device's USB does not work, I ...
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Debug mode disabled, phone stuck in loop. Anything I can do?

My phone froze and loops to lock screen before rebooting. I'm guessing it's stopping due to apps opening in the background. Is there something I can do to break the loop? I wouldn't want to perform a ...
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Galaxy S5 suddenly bricked

Yesterday evening, I heard the "battery low" noise from my phone (which was in a different room), but couldn't care enough to get up and plug it in. Before I went to bed, I took the phone and as ...
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How to Connect Kindle Fire to ADB while in “Kindle Fire System Recovery”

I have a Kindle Fire HD (tate) that I bricked by modding /system/app/Framework-Res.apk and I am trying to unbrick it. How can I connect it to ADB? It won't show up in Ubuntu or Windows. It is in a ...
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Android soft brick framework-res.apk

Ok, so I screwed up my phone pretty bad. so i pushed a framework-res.apk and when I reboot I get black screen, so I factory reset, and wiped cache. But it didn't fix the problem and I don't know how ...
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LG G STYLO 6.0 Boost Mobile BRICKED Please Help

I have rooted my LG G Stylo with KingRoot and everything went fine until I restarted my phone. I got the 1003 error and the bootloop. I don't know what to do now. I've tried many suggestions from ...
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My tablet is stuck on “no command” screen. What can i do?

I've a Lenovo Tab A8-50 which received yesterday an OTA update. After the update it didn't restarted correctly. It now only show the "no command" screen. When I click the power button it shows this ...
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Help needed for unbricking Asus Fonepad 7 (FE7010CG) (K012)

I tried to root my Asus Fonepad 7(FE7010CG) (K012) and lost. Now I can reach Droidboot Provision OS with Reboot Droidboot, Reboot, Factory Reset, SD Download, Power Off, SD Update. Factory Reset does ...
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How to unbrick my smartphone

I rooted my android 4.4.1 jellybean custom built smartphone so i could delete some malwares/adwares that installed themselves as system apps. Now i guess i got too "over-excited" deleting the malware/...
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Android mx tv box stuck at mbox logo

My Android TV box always gets stuck at the Mbox, "make your life colorful" logo, but it never goes to home screen, and also when I put the TV box into recovery mode I can't select anything, it just ...
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Unbricking Nokia X

I used Swapper 2 to try to increase my mobile's RAM with my SD card. When I used the app and clicked on activate swap, it showed a successful message. When I rebooted my device, as was suggested on ...
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Volume buttons not working in fastboot mode (LG Leon H320)

I'm trying to unlock the bootloader on my LG Leon (running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop). I've followed SO many online tutorials, and most come down to one and the same problem: First I create a backup ...
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HTC Desire 326G not entering into recovery

I have hard bricked my HTC desire 326G smartphone its showing the HTC logo and then black screen. I am able to enter into fastboot mode but I am not able to enter into recovery mode. I have changed ...
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Device can only boot into download mode

I have rooted my Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-S920L) running with Android 5.0 and while trying to load TWRP recovery I messed up with my device and now, I can only get into download ...
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Galaxy Tab Coma Bricked?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1. It turned off and did not turn back on, how can I recover it? Details: It is not jailbroken. It was running the Samsung firmware that comes with the automatic ...
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need further info on how to recover a bricked Asus Transformer Pad TF300T

I've got the exact same problem as the fellow over at http://android.stackexchange.com/a/126418/170164 I'm not a programmer or developer by any means - only came across this site searching for an ...
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(Red triangle)Device is corrupt after flashing Android N Dev Preview on rooted Nexus 6P

Just got my brand new Nexus 6P about a week ago (Yeah, stupid me). I immediately began to root my device using this thread on XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6p/general/guides-how-to-guides-...
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Intentionally deleted Android system - how do I fix this?

Right now I own a Sony Ericsson Xperia x10 mini and I rooted it. I had this program installed from Android Marketplace that allows you to delete applications. So guess what... I deleted several ...
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Micromax A120 : Wanted to repartition by flashing a custom ROM, it failed. Phone stuck in boot and phone not being detected on Device Manager

Due to irregular partition of Internal Storage of Micromax A120, I tried flashing a custom ROM using SP Flash Tool. Unfortunately it was taking a lot of time and my phone battery died. After charging ...
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Unbricking YU Yuphoria when fastboot mode isn't working

I have flashed an incompatible ROM on my YU Yuphoria YU5010 and now it's dead. It is detecting in PC as QS bulk mode (qualcomm 9008) mode. It's not starting or charging. Fastboot mode isn't working ...