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Questions tagged [boot-loop]

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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Can't Flash Google Factory Image - No Boot Partition

I seem to have bricked my phone but thankfully the bootloader is unlocked so I'm sure there is a way to fix it. I am having a hell of a time though, I think I need to re-create the boot partition ...
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How can I backup everything on an android? [duplicate]

I have a redmi note 5. It has been asking for updates for a while, which I have been postponing. The reason is that my previous phone, a huawei, got locked into bootloop when I did update it, so I ...
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Why stock kernel is not being restored even after flashing boot.img?

I have a moto g4 plus(rooted) which is stuck on bootloop. I dropped the device and 1/3 of the screen was gone but the game I was playing was still on the screen. So I restarted my device but it stuck ...
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unable to flash stock rom in swipe elite plus

I'm trying to flash MIUI 8 on my Swipe Elite Plus. It fails and the is device not booting; it's stuck into the Videocon boot logo. After that I successfully flashed the Swipe Elite Plus stock ROM, in ...
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System crashed and not rebooting on Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with MIUI 8. My system crashed today and then the phone tried to reboot but is stuck eternally in the boot screen with the Mi and Android logo. I only had 100 MB free ...
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Nexus 5X: bootloop after restoring NANDroid backup via TWRP

I was using LG Nexus 5X with Lineage OS 14.1 for a long time. I wanted to switch to stock Oreo ROM to see how it is. I made a backup of the following items (Lineage OS 14.1) using TWRP: Boot System ...
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ADB/Fastboot not detecting Android stuck in bootloader

I tried to flash the most recent android pie update to my pixel 2 only for it to fail writing partitions even though I followed a recent guide to my best ability. Now, the phone is stuck in the ...
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TWRP loop on booting nokia 3?

i successfully installed twrp but on twrp reboot i selected system and now on opening nokia 3 it goes to twrp. Only twrp can be opened not the OS (normal boot) of nokia 3. I tried flashing stock rom ...
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Infamous Nexus 5x bootloop: why does heating or battery drainage allow it to boot?

I have been tinkering with my good old bootlooped Nexus 5x (how I wish there was an affordable Pixel these days!) and after naively thinking it had recovered spontaneously (it seems to have booted ...
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Options for recovering user data off of unrooted Motorola Android in boot loop

My phone started to boot loop*. It is a Motorola Droid Turbo (xt1254) running Android 6.0.1, and this is a snippet from the recovery screen: Device is LOCKED. Status Code: 0 Software status: ...
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SystemUI.apk and framework-res.apk causes bootloop after being modified

Hi I'm using a stock LineageOS rom specifically android Pie (LineageOS 16) and I've been modifying system applications, such as SystemUI, framework, gallery, sms etc. before (on samsung ROMS) and so ...
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Cool 1 C103 stuck in twrp

I installed the twrp from https://forum.xda-developers.com/cool1/how-to/guide-easy-twrp-root-using-qfil-eui-t3781171 and then tried to install unofficial lineage 15.1 followed by Gapps. I probably ...
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Galaxy S7 Edge - Change USB Mode in Phone that Will Not Boot

I've done a few hours worth of research and have been unable to find a clear answer. Hoping something in the community here might be able to help: Verizon Galaxy S7 Edge (Oreo with latest Verizon ...
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How to fix TWRP bootloop caused by an OTA update attempt on rooted phone without losing any data (including apps')?

My wife, unfamiliar with rooting, agreed to update my rooted Moto C Plus when it requested an update. Needless to say, that didn't turn out well. As a result, now my phone is booting only to TWRP. I ...
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Please help! Bootloop. Can't get into recovery

My wife, unfamiliar with rooting, agreed to update my rooted Moto C Plus when it requested an update. Needless to say, that didn't turn out well. It started booting to TWRP. I tried finding a ...
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Nexus 7 boot loop overnight - fix without wiping data?

I have a Nexus 7 (2013), 32GB, WiFi-only, that won't boot. I had been using it daily, until I woke up one morning to a boot loop. It was plugged in all night, but was at about half battery when I woke ...
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Boot loop, random crashes, flashing won't help [Galaxy S4 VE GT-I9515]

I'm in dire straits. I have been using an unofficial LineageOS port for almost 2 years. I was going to give the phone away to my buddy as a Christmas gift, he only has an S3 mini with a shattered ...
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Advice to recover a bootlooped One plus One

Tldr: I now have a phone that works when it is plugged in but continuously reboots when it is not, shows the Oneplus logo and then reboots again. I am able to boot into TWRP or fastboot. I tried a ...
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How a boot loop prevents access to TWRP?

I found an old Samsung Note 4 of mine which I flashed a few years ago (Lineage OS if memory serves me right) and which I wanted to reuse for my son. It is unfortunately stuck in a boot loop: If ...
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How to flashing bootloop Samsung Grand Prime SM-G530H with USB debugging Mode is disabled

i need your help.. my device bootloop. Stuck in Odin mode. Product Name: SM-G530H/DS Current Binary : Samsung Official System Status: Custom here'e some information about the device and the tools:...
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Cant do anything on my Htc one m8

My htc one m8 was all good since yesterday. It's age is about one year. The problem is when i open any apps or do anything it's just restart automatically and vanish my previous activity. As a example ...
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Is there a way to restore a Titanium backup from PC to a crashed ROM?

If I have complete Titanium backup copied to my PC (where I imagine the ROM is copied too). More than 200 files. Now I have a crashed ROM (boot looping). Is there a simple way to restore this ...
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Honor 6x Bootloop, works sometimes with charger plugged

I have a Honor 6x which was working fine till yesterday. Now it just keeps restarting all of a sudden and works fine sometimes only with the charger plugged in. It restarts every 1-2 second. Things I'...
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I used “FIND MY DEVICE” feature. Now phone wont start

I went to Google Dashboard - Find My Device and tried the PLAY SOUND. The phone got into non-responsive state. I tried to reboot the phone, but now my phone doesn't boot. Device is XIAOMI REDMI NOTE ...
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How to fix bootloop or decrypt /data in TWRP?

I am trying to recover the data from a default/factory encrypted Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge stuck in a bootloop (i.e.: restarting endlessly when booting the system). It is using the stock rom. Only the ...
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Is there a way to turn my device on while it's stuck in a boot loop due to a broken power key?

I have this old LG Nexus 5 with a broken power key laying around and I want to access storage now. Problem is whenever I hold down the power button it goes into an infinite boot loop. Gets to various ...
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How can I reboot into recovery from fastboot?

I have a phone that is bootlooping after a power failure + battery depletion during system encryption. How it got bricked isn't important here, the trouble is that I can't get into the recovery mode. ...
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My phone is stuck in a loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Young GT S6312. It does not boot up at all. I have made a video of the loop as shown here - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t38NYXvawmxSiIK9gqRTLINoIvG158Vi6w/view?usp=...
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Micromax-P701 bricked, MT6735

Micromax-P701-MT6735, Deleted All Partiton, also bricked recovery and fastboot, All MTK Drivers are installed but its continues connecting and disconnecting(the device manager is flashing but not ...
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Samsung S6 Active Will Not Boot, AP Rom Flash Succeeds (Bootloader Flash Fails - EDIT: BL Flash Works, Device Still Won't Boot)

(See Update Below) Hi all and thanks in advance for your help. I am having trouble with my S6 Active. It has been stuck in a boot loop for a week now. It was running stock beforehand. I flashed a ...
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Attempted Nexus 6P bootloop fix, then factory reset, now won't boot at all

My Nexus 6P started bootlooping and since it was out of warranty neither Google or Huawei could help me. I researched online and found the following solution: https://www.xda-developers.com/nexus-6p-...
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Device won't boot - Shows g.co/ABH secutiry error

Device is a pretty much new LG V30 from verizon, running android 8. I have done pretty much nothing with the device yet. No root, no tinkering, nothing. I accidentally accepted the software update ...
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Is it possible to enable and use USB debugging with an Android device turned off?

I heard about the procedure: Connect the device to the computer by USB holding the UP button; I tried and did not see results. I need something more detailed. I have a Philco tablet that looks like ...
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Can we prevent Android from automatically restarting at the fail point of a bootloop?

My Goal: Recover data from the internal built in sdcard. Scenario: Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge, running stock Android 6.0.1 (No Mods/Rooting) Stuck in a bootloop, suspected failed update. ADB connects ...
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How to fix “Encryption unsuccessful” and bootloop issue on Andriod 8.1?

My Nexus 6p boot looped and is showing "Encryption unsuccessful" error with a RESET PHONE button. Resetting the phone is not helping and it shows the same "Encryption unsuccessful" error again. ...
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How to fix a Nexus 9 that bootloops after an official update?

Summary Nexus 9 Never rooted the device and boot loader is locked Stuck in a boot loop since an android update Factory Reset doesn't work Recovery mode doesn't work Can't flash anything Can't unlock ...
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LG G4 Bootlooped after first reboot of custom rom

A while ago I flashed the Official G4 AOSCP Rom to my LG G4 H811, which already had an unlocked bootloader and TWRP. All was well for a couple of days, until I rebooted it for the first time. It then ...
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Xiaomi Redmi note 4 screen error and bootloop

I was not sure where to ask this question, I hope I am asking it in the right place. Recently my phone's (Xiaomi Redmi note 4) screen has been acting strange - when I long tapped it at the home ...
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Alarm app bootloop

My phone is stuck in a bootloop (at least, a manual one): The phone boots, and goes through the entire boot animation The default alarm app goes off (before I see the home screen) If I turn the alarm ...
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Failed root, Infinix Hot 4. Logo looping on start up

sorry if this isn't the place for this I attempted a root for my Infinix Hot 4 (Android 6.0) and failed miserably. First I tried Kingo Root but that kept failing. I guessed it had to do with this ...
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Honor 7 Boot-loop after changing display+frame

A few weeks ago my friends Honor 7 display cracked. So I ordered a new display+frame from "Ali" as I already have done a few times before. After transferring all the hardware to the new frame and ...
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Huawei P8 Lite caught in bootloop

I have a Huawei P8 Lite. (Model ALE-L21, Emui 3.1, Android 5.0.1) When restarting the phone I got a white emergency screen telling me that the data partition of the user can't be used any longer. ...
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Is it possible to recover files from Nexus 5 stuck in boot loop?

I have a Nexus 5 that starts up, says "Optimizing apps" and then reboots and repeats this endlessly. I just want to recover my files from the phone. Is there any way to accomplish this through ...
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Phone is either bricked or stuck in bootloop, can't access recovery mode

I was flashing a custom Rom onto my phone LYF F1s, that's when it automatically switched off !! It doesn't start anymore. Pressing power button plus volume down only brings up the boot logo screen. I ...
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Moto G5s boots into recovery by default

After accidentally updating a rooted phone my phone now boots into recovery by default I can still start the phone by pressing start on the bootloader. Do you now any way to fix this. Running Magisk ...
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LG G Pro 2 in a boot-loop - how to fix?

I have a LG G Pro 2 and the phone is stuck in a boot-loop. When I take out the battery and again plug it in and switch it on, the LG logo does appears afterwards screen goes black and then again ...
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i need help retrieving data from a phone in bootloop

my aunt has (had?) a samsung galaxy s2 plus. on that phone is a recording that is extremely precious to her. now here is the problem: the damn thing went into boot loop. i tried some things (...
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Phone stuck in twrp bootloop after ota update - LeEco Le 1s

I have had twrp for more than a year. I've been skipping my ota update, but the update went through recently. Since then, the phone has been booting into twrp recovery mode. On googling, I found most ...
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Nexus 6P Bootloop - Flash “Google” on dark background keeps going on and off forever

I own Nexus 6P, and am having nothing but problems with it. Definitely, the worse device I ever owned. It was rebooting daily (note past sense as this is not my main problem) often multiple times for ...
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Unable to detect Android device with ADB on Mac but can detect it through Fastboot?

I am unable to view my Android device, an Oppo Find7, with ADB. I can view it with Fastboot. As I use a Mac, I followed this guide to install ADB and Fastboot. More generally, I am having issues ...