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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Clearing Dalvik Cache without root?

I recently tried updating my Motorola Atrix 4g. It downloaded, and then it booted down to try to update. However, instead of updating, it ends up booting to a screen that just says Failed to boot 2 ...
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Nexus 7 stuck in a boot loop

I have a two-week-old Google/Asus Nexus 7 tablet, unrooted and otherwise standard. Yesterday it ran out of charge a lot faster than it usually does, and wouldn't seem to recharge. When it finally ran ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 not booting up, keeps restarting showing ”Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300” black screen

My Samsung S3 is stuck! It keeps restarting! It doesn't reach the enter pincode, but keeps restarting showing the "Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300" screen. Then cycles starts again. Here are the things I'...
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Nexus 5 Reboot loop

Today my Nexus 5 turned itself off, and then whenever I try to start it again, it loops rebooting - it shows the google logo, then starts the boot animation, then powers off and starts over. I've ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Bootloop. Cannot format or write data

Model: GSM Galaxy Nexus I9250 Takju Maguro ROM: CyanogenMod 11 Kitkat Recovery: Clock Mod OS: Android 4.4 Basically, my phone has been working fine for the last 2 years. I had only one issue of phone ...
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Xposed Framework with KitKat ART?

I have an SGS-I8190 with CM11 from http://maclaw.pl/ I explored the Xposed Framework, but it is not compatible with ART. It switches back to the old buggy and lame Dalvik. XDA says, that ART ...
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Boot loop after updating to official Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5

Last day I got the notification to download and install official Android 6.0 Marshmallow in my Nexus 5, which is not rooted, was running Android 5.1.1 and no custom ROM. As I downloaded and installed ...
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Moto E Not Starting Properly After Changing runtime to ART

I have recently bought a MOTO E and it's working cool. Then I have enabled Developer options and changed my runtime from Dalvik to ART. Afterwards I restarted my device. I got the message saying ...
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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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Nexus 7 is stuck in reboot loop after full discharge

I have a few day old Nexus 7 tablet, unrooted, bootloader still locked, and otherwise in factory condition. This morning, it ran its charge out. When I plugged in it, this happens: Google Logo ...
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How can I execute a Tasker reboot command only 1 time?

I'm working with a chinese tablet which needs to be initialized every time after it's connected to a power source. I'm using Tasker to do so. Problem is: this condition makes tasker execute the ...
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How can I factory reset a European Huawei phone in China without access to Google?

Well, as you can see in the title......I am having a hard time in China. :) My phone is from Spain and I had to factory reset it (it got soft-bricked...just on its own. Weirdest thing ever). It is a ...
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Recover data from bootlooped phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9003) that is stuck in a boot loop. It is running the stock Samsung firmware (Android 2.3.5). I want to recover the data (specifically of the Memo application) from ...
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Cannot get into recovery mode from boot-loop on BLU phone

I have BLU Life One X which is at 0% battery and in boot loop: It shows 0%, then "BLU/Bold Like Us", then "Android is starting/optimizing app AAA of BBB", then cycles. I tried to follow the ...
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How to restore/edit build.prop after rebooting (and phone stuck in reboot loop)?

I was trying to setup a custom host name for my device(a rooted xperia z) following this guide but without paying too much attention, especially to the comments. I'm guessing I had a typo in the ...
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Trying to flash a system.img I took with dd - failing

Long-time UNIX guy here, but relatively new to the world of Android. Read on. EPISODE 1: A New Backup (I hoped) I have recently purchased an Asus MemoPAD (ME103K) ; I then became root, and took a dd ...
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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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Galaxy S3 stuck on boot loop, Factory Reset didn't work

My Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300) was rebooting itself for the past few days, randomly. Today, it did it again, but didn't boot back up. Instead, it is now stuck on an infinite boot loop - it gets as ...
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Android Emulator: How to avoid boot loop after rooting?

I was searching for a way to root an Android emulator. I was very thankful for finding an answer to how to root an Android Virtual Device here: Root Android virtual device with Android 7.1.1 The ...
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Debugging bootloop: Get an information log without ADB? Can an emulator help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Android boot-up messages for debugging? Related to this post I created: Does the Android emulator generate some sort of log file I can access if it crashes? I have been ...
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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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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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Do you have to reformat an SD Card before you can copy its contents to your PC?

My phone has been stuck in a boot loop and I need to safely retrieve the contents via card-to-PC transfer, then PC-to-new card, then new card-to-phone, etc. I read somewhere on here that you must ...
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Backup an app's complete data when phone is stuck in bootloop

My rooted Moto G is stuck in a bootloop. I want to backup a specific app. usb-debugging is enabled. I have access to bootloader and twrp recovery. I have tried wiping cache and dalvik cache and even ...
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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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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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Phone not booting after rooting attempt

I tried to root my phone Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100H) with Odin3 software following some steps, but after that now it's not working, I turned on the phone and it vibrates one time and I see only the ...
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A different boot loop after flashing BLU phone

This is the same BLU Life One X as in Cannot get into recovery mode from boot-loop on BLU phone: I followed the instructions and flashed the phone with BLU_L0070UU_V12_GENERIC. I am still in a boot ...
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Samsung Galaxy S in boot loop after following cyanogen mod's full update guide

I have been following this guide to root my Samsung Galaxy S smartphone. I've followed it to the letter, but after I load the new kernel to the phone, the phone gets stuck in a boot loop. The phone ...
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Nexus 5X bootloop, recovery mode doesn't exist

Yesterday my Nexus 5x froze and started bootlooping, it did start twice since yesterday but only for a couple of minutes. I tried going into the recovery mode, but as soon as I click the power button ...
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Nexus 5 in boot loop

I will explain the issue in sequence I was running custom ROM on my Nexus 5. One day the device was stuck in flying colour dot animation and never came out of that I went to recovery mode and cleaned ...
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Stuck in Fastboot?! Help please!

I tried to get CM11 on my LG G2 on Bell Canada's network and I really messed it up. I can no longer get into recovery, adb doesn't see my phone, but download mode works (though I have no idea how to ...
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Link2sd: boot loop at reboot

I'm happy with link2sd functionality (just installed: everything looks awesome, lots of free space). I reboot and my Acer liquid metal is stuck in bootloop. I take the sd out, boot again and ...
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OnePlus One bootloop, not related to flashing

My phone entered bootloop during charging, restarting doesn't solve the issue and I can't boot to bootloader, only "fastboot mode" text is stuck on screen. TWRP recovery can be accessed and I've tried ...
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How to get Recovery without the Hardware key

Apprently I am stuck in a known problem the Cyanogen Bootloop. The solution involves going into recovery, which is not possible since my "volume down key" is physically damaged. Do I have any options ...
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Infinite boot animation screen Nexus 5

** SO I AM RENDERING THIS NEXUS 5 DEAD (BRICKED FOREVER) My daughter was using this Nexus 5 device and the power button started causing her problems. Well I removed the power button and ordered a ...
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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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How to fix emmc memory showing 0mb?

Yesterday actually I messed my Xolo Q700. Actually I wanted to install a custom ROM "experia final" on it. But I didn't installed any custom recovery previously. So I installed TWRP recovery using ...
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How to regain control over a Samsung Galaxy S II with a Boot loop?

My device is in a wicked boot loop and I cannot get any control over the phone. If I take the battery out and put it back in, it just restarts again and again. I don't feel like I have any control ...
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Bootloop after System Restore

My device just got into bootloop after restoring a backup of the system partition. This bootloop is just a soft bootloop. I mean, I could get into the Operating System, but it keeps playing the Boot ...
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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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Updating HTC Sensation to Ice Cream Sandwich is stuck in a boot loop

I'm trying to update my unbranded HTC Sensation to an Ice Cream Sandwich stock ROM (from here). I've followed the various instructions where I install the ROM, then flash the phone with the HTC ...
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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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Boot loop on Asus TF700T with Cyanogenmod 11 M12 and “Error mounting /data!”

My Asus TF700T with Cyanogenmod 11 M12 (20141112) and ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.4, remains stuck in a boot loop after every reboot attempt. Earlier Cyanogenmod versions (I believe, it was 10.2 and 11 ...
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Im stuck in a Bootloop after editing build.prop system files ive tried everything to reset, reboot my device [duplicate]

I have a Xperia P. I changed build.prop files and my device has been stuck in a boot loop ever since then the stock Sony reset wont boot the device into recovery neither will my custom clockworkmod ...
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Phone still stuck in a bootloop after flashing official firmware with Odin!

I successfully flashed a stock ROM on my Galaxy Note 4 using Odin 3.13.1 but, unfortunatelly, the bootloop is not gone. Device info: SM-N910C unrooted Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Bootloop sequence: ...
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How to enter safe mode on an HTC Desire w/CyanogenMod stuck in boot loop?

I have an HTC Desire with CyanogenMod 7 installed. After ignoring the low storage warning for a couple of months, it finally crashed and since then is stuck in the dreaded boot loop. I am able to ...
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What can I do to save my Samsung Galaxy from a bootloop?

I have a relatively old phone that I would like to make some use of again. It's the GT-I9000, and it's currently stuck in a bootloop. I'd like to install CyanogenMod on it. I've already flashed it ...
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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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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 ...