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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Boot Loop with old CyanogenMod: Unable to stat various files

My old One Plus One suddenly refuses to boot without any changes from my side. OS is CyanogenMod 11. The device is rooted and there is TWRP 2.8.0.1 installed on it and debugging is active. The ...
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Razer Phone 1 no such partition problems

I was currently having problems with my phone boot looping and tried to go into recovery or use twrp to stop it but they both failed. I read by using the flash_all dat that it will flash the factory ...
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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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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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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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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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Boot Loop issue

Summary by Izzy It seems the SD card in the LG Marquee has some errors causing a boot loop once the Media Scanner runs (or immediately when it's finished). Taking out the card seems to solve the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to copy system files and other data files in internal storage When i have access to recovery only?

i can Only boot phone to screen Where there Is logo. i can go into recovery. there Is fastboot. adp. and install from microsd options. factory reset. Clear cache. i Found cwm recovery Is too old ...
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Oppo Neo 5 (2015) Stuck at Logo Screen

So I rooted my phone successfully. Then after that, I installed Flashify to Flash CWM Based Recovery and shows "copying file to ....". After that it reboots to recovery and now it is just showing me ...
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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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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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Why does my device keep crashing into boot loop?

I have tried several 'solutions' for resolving boot loop issues. My MT6582 keeps crashing. Every 2-5 days, I have to re-flash the stock ROM and start all over again. I've tried different scatter ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 Boot Loop Problem

Problem: Phone battery ran out. Popped spare battery in and the boot loop began. Can only go so far where the screen says "Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300" and nothing further. Tried with no success: ...
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PLEASE HELP E: failed to mount /cache (No such file or directory)

I have a problem every time I turn on my phone (Karbonn Sparkle V) and I tried to google to solution and I couldn't find any E: failed to mount /efs (No such file or directory) E: failed to mount /...
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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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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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Sony Xperia Z stuck in a bootloop

My Xperia Z is stuck int a bootloop. It goes up to the colorful waves and then it restarts. It was connected with USB in charging mode. Suddenly, it starts restarting. I thought it might be carrying ...
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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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Lollipop boots only in recovery

I am using a Lenovo p70 phone with custom aosp 5.1 arm64 based rom! I am using TWRP recovery. Until today i had no problems with the recovery. Today i rebooted my phone in recovery by typing reboot ...
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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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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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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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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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My Samsung Note 8.0 GT-N5100 is stuck in a boot loop. I want to retrieve data … is there any hope?

I am about to press "wipe data/factory reset" on the recovery menu, but have found this place and you are my last best hope! I hope to rescue data from S-note and other apps, plus loads of photos ...
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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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How to fix Samsung Note 3 SM-N900 bootloader loop?

My Samsung Note 3 SM-N900 got fully discharged and now it's stuck at the samsung logo when I power it back on. Things that I have tried to fix my mobile: Wiped the Cache partition from the recovery ...
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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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Lenovo Update failed. Stuck in recovery

Today my Lenovo A6000plus said there is an update to download, and I clicked it. It was a 9MB download. Download went fine, and to update it restarted to recovery. I think there is some error in the ...
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Mi max not able to boot up after flashing

I successfully flashed my Mi Max prime 3/64GB to helium_global_images_V9.1.2.0.NBDMIEI_20171109.0000.00_7 ROM using mi flash in edl mode. Now the problem is the phone doesn't start up. It shows mi ...
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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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TWRP boot loop on Z00T

The last LineageOS OTA caused a TWRP boot loop. I can get to fastboot with the volume keys. I can use ./adb shell briefly before reboot. ./fastboot erase cache ./fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.1.1-0-...
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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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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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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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How can I fix an android tablet which says data wipe error

My tablet seems to have have got stuck when trying to reset it to factory settings after it got stuck in the boot loop. It keeps telling me "error, data wipe failed", then flashes something with ...
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Bootloop and inaccessible to fastboot /adb

So I wished to flash TWRP on my Gionee A1 (Nougat) and it couldn't mount my system partitions and reboots recovery repeatedly. Reading somewhere cwm solves this, I did a grave mistake of flashing CWM ...

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