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

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Unbrick Galaxy S5

I tried to install a CWM recovery on my G900F with Odin Mobile (using these instructions). But when the phone restarts, it just shows this: It says Recovery is not seandroid inforcing, Set Warranty ...
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Is there any way to flash ROM in RAMDUMP mode?

I have a Samsung GT-S6312. The phone is not starting up. It is also not booting into any recovery modes. Only RAMDUMP mode comes. I have tried every possible combination of buttons / battery plug / ...
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Did the “stop” command brick my phone?

I have a rooted Sony Xperia Z3+. So I was mucking around in a root terminal (on my phone, not via adb), and I simply typed stop. The phone seemed to instantly turn off, but it won't turn on again! ...
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Hard-bricked with dead bootloader Samsung Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300)

You can see the original files that I used for the partioning from this website, as well as the other links : https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=F968213B88AADBF5!127&authkey=!AH0DTuPbDvUS7s4 I ...
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Rooting, bricking, and unbricking

I want to root my Xperia SP C502. I was wondering what if I bricked my device? Is there way to unbrick it? Can it be repaired? Is rooting worth its risk or I should forget the idea?
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How do I get su binaries installed without access to the system (i.e., using only bootloader- and/or recovery-level operations)?

I am trying to recover my bricked android (lollipop) device. I do not have access to the system. I have sucessfully flashed SuperSU, but I still don't have su binaries installed (I get "su: not found" ...
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Storex 805 softbricked?

I actually have a storex 805 (android tab, JellyBean) that seems to be bricked. When I start it the normal way it endlessly loads. When I press Volume+ and POWER, it ends up on a screen with a dead ...
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Bricked my Samsung tab4 8 SM-T330-NU trying to root it

I tried to root my tab4 8 sm-t330-nu and using odin 3.09 i accidentally put 'CF-Auto-Root-milletwifi-milletwifixx-smt330' in the BL box instead of AP like the tutorial said, and bricked my tablet upon ...
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LG l70 DBI Err Fatal - boot up display stuck here

I had LG l70 and I have rooted and fully unrooted it few times. Recently I fully unrooted it and factory reseted because I had intention to sell it. I left Lg l70 in sleep without battery in it for ...
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Is xposed safe for my phone

I've a Micromax bolt A064 running on 4.4.2 kitkat. After rooting the device, I somewhere read that xposed can give my phone more tweaks than ever I can. So, I started reading about xposed. Some users ...
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Recover bricked “Asus Transformer Pad TF300T”

PLEASE HELP ME BECAUSE I HAVE SCREWED MY TABLET UP!!!! I have a device "Asus Transformer Pad TF300T" running on Cyanogenmod CM12.1 Snapshot build (Custom ROM). For some reason my Google account was ...
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Mediatek-res.apk causing bootloop

Right, so I've been an absolute idiot and I uninstalled mediatek-res.apk. I was probably very tired and I was stupid enough to forget to make a backup in recovery. The phone is a Chinese clone (Jiake ...
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How Can I Pass Bootloader (Huawei Y200 stuck logo/ Boot-Loop)

I have recently learnt a few things about Android and its system. I have a Huawei Ascend Y200, and I flashed it with ClockworkMod specifically for Y200 with a computer and it worked. I rooted my ...
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LG DoublePlay: Boot looping after replacing framework-res.apk

I modified and replaced the original framework-res.apk on my LG DoublePlay (C729) and now it keeps bootlooping on T-Mobile logo. Even the recovery mode didn't help - the recovery mode displays only a ...
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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 ...
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Bricked Chinese phone. Android KK

I have a GOL F12 and have edited the build.prop file to include a navbar and it has resulted in my phone being stuck in bootloop. I can still access stock recovery and i have a backup of this file. ...
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Phone shows only internal sd card and no external storage

I have a problem, I bricked my phone, started recovery mod to re-flash it, but in recovery shows only internal sd card, luckily there is terminal into recovery mode, how I can get external storage?
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Tried to root android tab 4 10.1 with Supersu and odin, now i think it's soft bricked

so my android tab 4 10.1 with 5.0.2 android lollipop only wifi is so wrong atm. What did i do? Try rooting with odin-supersu. Failed over 10 times it didn't work. I wanted to start it all over with a ...
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Did factory reset, attempted to flash CWM using SP Flash Tools and fastboot but to no avail. How to unbrick Lenovo A316i than?

Phone isn't mine, nephew got it bricked and doesn't know what was the reason of it. Well, phone shows some life, if booted in normal way logo appears (for some reason instead of "Lenovo for those ...
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Soft brick Galaxy Tab s 10.5

I have recently rooted and installed Blisspop rom to my Tab S. I decided to revert back to the stock rom. I download the rom for the UK and applied via Odin. Download completed and the tab ...
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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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Hard bricked Micromax Unite 2

I have Micromax unite 2, it was rooted. I tried to flash it using SP flash tool (tool used to flash ROM for Mediatek devices) but now my device is hard bricked. I read an article which suggests to ...
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How can I unbrick my HTC One S (TMOUS 2.35)

I tried to install Lollipop (cm-12.1-20150922-NIGHTLY-ville) on my HTC One S. I installed recovery-clockwork-6.0.4.8-ville and everything works. However, no matter how many times I try the same thing ...
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True Hard brick after trying to repair the efs folder

I was trying to repair my SIM problem. I saw on the internet that I needed to repair the efs folder. Then I tried with the recommanded app : GSII_Repair This app requires Busybox, and su. I ...
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Need Help Unbricking Samsung S3 (GT-i9300)

below is a full and detailed account of what I have tried so far and where I think may be problems. I need someone with experience/in-depth knowledge of these sort of issues to give me a hand. Okay ...
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How to install a ROM with CWM when /data (and /sdcard) are encrypted and I can't reformat them?

I used to run CyanogenMod 9.1 with device encryption on my Galaxy S3, and decided today that I wanted to try a CM 10 nightly. A problem with device encryption that I didn't know about before is that ...
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exchanging android one hardware parts

I bricked* my android one device (Micromax canvas a1) while flashing recovery using fastboot. Can I replace some parts of it with parts, maybe like motherboard, taken from any of other android one ...
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Samsung Galaxy s4 won't boot

I have a Samsung Galaxy s4 which is rooted and has cyanogenmod and cwm recovery installed on it, which I have been using for several months with absolutely no issues, until today. All of a sudden, my ...
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stuck on logo, cwm recovery not showing

I recently tried to install cwm recovery on my qmobile a2 (mtk) phone, according to the method stated in xda forum for my device. I don't know what I did wrong, but now when I restart my mobile to ...
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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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Black screen, but the phone is working (Moto G LTE)

I have a Moto G 4G (with Lollipop) with the following problem. As soon as the boot sequence completes the screen turns black. It is not broken because the boot animation is shown, and I can take ...
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bricked micromax canvas 2.2

I have problem boot my phone micromax a114 canvas 2.2 it only show start logo and nothing else. but I can boot it to recovery mod(not any cwm recovery but factory installed recovery) device name is ...
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Stock Nexus 7 2013 stuck at “Google” when booting

stock Nexus 7 2013 4G stuck at "Google" when booting. I can go to bootloader using Power + Vol Down but failed when going to recovery. it goes to "Google" again instead of Android icon. I also tried ...
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I deleted my only launcher

I deleted my only launcher and now I cannot open settings to set to debug mode in order to use ADB or similar to install a new launcher. I can't open the Play store, can't open anything except those ...
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I hard bricked my phone, now what?

So today I hard bricked my week old Iocean X8, as soon as my phone arrived it came stock with a jellybean ROM so I flashed it to the KitKat ROM provided by Iocean which all worked fine but I decided I ...
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SystemUI/lockscreen malfunction on DROID Turbo

I have a Motorola DROID Turbo running Android 5.1, unrooted, and I cannot unlock the phone because the lockscreen does not appear. This problem started occurring after the phone ran out of battery and ...
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galaxy grand duos gt-i9082l don't start

Well, I have a Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082L brasilian version and i try restore my phone with kies, but i still get this error I try restore with odin, but result are the same
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My Samsung SM-T310 won't boot properly

Let me explain my situation. I was installing an unofficial port of CM11 (4.4.2) to my tablet using TWRP. I have wiped my original OS, but did a backup. However, I didn't check if it failed or not. ...
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HTC 626 bricked when trying to root the phone. What to do now?

I have bricked my HTC 626. I was trying to root my phone. I installed a recovery. As you can understand that I flashed recovery after unlocking bootloader. But I have s-on on phone. I then got some ...
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Stock HTC got bricked by the latest OTA (4.20)

The latest OTA on Rogers (4.20.631) rendered my phone unable to boot and stuck on the white Htc One screen. I'm on stock recovery exactly to install OTAs, which worked with the last one (4.19?), but ...
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How to enter recovery/download mode with broken home button and broken bootloader

I was trying to install NightOwl cm12.1 Android 5.1.1 Beta 5 build for my Galaxy Note 1 N7000. I followed all the installation instruction on that ROM's thread. I flashed philz CWM 5.15.0. And now I'm ...
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Recover soft-bricked wrongly mounted Galaxy S4 gti9506?

I just rooted my SG S4 Android 5.0.1 with auto root and (a friend's) Windows Odin. Everything worked fine (root complete and SU installed) till I think I gave a bad mount command in the root directory ...
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Xperia SP looks like it's charging, but it doesn't charge

My phone is Xperia SP, it's on CM 12.1, unofficial build (because the official one is buggy due to bad kernel). It has been bought second-hand, so I'm not sure about its history (the phone was in a ...
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samsung gt i9000 does not start

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy S with 4.1.1 through Odin. But I didn't like it, so I wanted to restore it to Android 2.3 -- and and while restoring it, my computer suddenly restarted and my mobile phone ...
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How to hard brick an android phone (Galaxy Nexus)?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not I managed to brick my android phone, a Galaxy Nexus*. Using ClockworkMod Recovery, I pretty much erased everything I could find (/data, /cache, /factory, ...
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Un bricking ZTE z992

i rooted my phone and i started downloading a lot of stuff in my phone then somehow it got bricked i've tried by putting a rom in my micro SD card and try to update it and it always say update file ...
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Reviving my Bricked Tablet via adb and Samsung's Download Mode

Okay, here's the story: I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4". The OS doesn't matter, because it's gone. I had lollipop 5.0.2, decided to root it. OK, rooted it fine. Then decided to get CyanogenMod on ...
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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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LG G2 hard brick

I tried to flash the last days a new rom to my LG G2 D802 model. It failed unfortunately, I wiped everything again and the I gave it the reboot intop recovery command but it didn't turn on. I can only ...
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Moto G XT1031 Boost Mobile under boot-loop after installing Chainfire 3D Pro

My phone is rooted and has an unlocked boot-loader. I tried to install Chainfire 3D Pro and ended up with a bricked phone. I did reset my phone more than 3 times. I also tried few restore stock fix ...