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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Stuck at boot animation on multiple custom ROMs

Just yesterday I thought of having a new ROM installed on my phone and it is not the first time I'm doing it. Though I made a mistake of not taking a backup of the system before flashing the custom ...
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Recover photos from S6 Edge+ stuck in boot loop

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge+, Android 7.0 that did something weird. I restarted it and now it's stuck in a boot loop. I don't care if it gets wiped, but I want to get the pictures off it first. It gets ...
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Soft bricked Moto G4 (XT1625) after SuperSU install

So, yeah. I told a friend I would root his phone for him... and I went and soft-bricked it. Haven't told him yet, because I'm hoping I can fix it before long, but I'm running out of options (and time)....
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OnePlus 6T Did “fastboot boot” just delete all my encrypted data?

Today after a successful(Booted, worked fine all day) OTA manual upgrade(downloaded latest zip and flashed) I decided to reinstall TWRP in order to reroot. However, after running first "fastboot flash ...
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How to recover personal data on an Android phone which is in a bootloop?

Is there a way to recover the internal storage (images, video, photos, notes, app data, music, etc) of an Android phone which is currently in a bootloop? Additional info: Wiping the cache partition ...
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How to copy / modify data from a soft-bootlooping Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100)

The Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) I have at hand was turned off after getting hot during standby. When trying to start it again, it was in a bootloop: Like usual, it first shows "Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is stuck in a boot loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910G. I have absolutely no idea why it's stuck in a boot loop, and I can't even go to recovery mode by holding Vol Up + Home + Power. It was constantly ...
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Missing recovery mode on Android?

I can't hard reset my Android phone it seems like my recovery mode is missing what should I do to make it back to normal or default? I already tried to perform hard reset but it only reboot to menu. ...
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How to install a 64bit gsi

I know, to some people, this question may seem illogical, but I have tried every possible solution available. I want to flash a 64 bit AOSP phusson's GSI in my Redmi S2, which has stock 32 bit OS, ...
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Where do I find the Samsung S5 private folder in adb?

So my dear old Samsung S5 has died in a bootloop. But before I either wipe it or trash it I wanted to recover my old photos. I've managed to pull most of them by going into their folders and then pull ...
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Phone stuck in bootloop and recovery not working

TLDR: I wanted to root my LG G6 (H780) so I unlocked the bootloader, flashed TWRP, then SuperSU and now it's stuck in a bootloop and the recovery isn't working. Unlocking the bootloader itself was as ...
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Sudden, semi-random reboots of S7

I bought a used Galaxy S7 about a month ago. Ever since I bought it, it has had a tendency to reboot fairly unpredictably for no obvious reason. I've noticed that if I am using a particular app when ...
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what in xposed caused this bootloop and how to prevent it from happening again?

My android phone is stuck in a boot loop. To troubleshoot it I was able to boot into TWPR and use adb pull /sys/fs/pstore/console-ramoops to get some boot logs (is that even the right file?). When ...
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Stock OnePlus 3 randomly rebooting multiple times per day

It might have been since the update to Oreo or just coincidence but my phone started rebooting by itself. Also noticed when it reboots after doing the usual booting animation which takes much longer ...
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Yuphoria bricked and stuck in bootloop

My Android device YU Yuphoria is currently bricked and stuck in a bootloop. What I tried to do to cause this was that I first rooted the phone and installed TWRP. Then I installed Android Nougat on it,...
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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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Nexus 5 stuck on OS loading animation, pressing Volume-/Power only shows fastboot for a second, adb shows nothing

This is the normal LineageOS loading screen, which I had until yesterday: Problem: Since yesterday, only one circle is going from right to left, forever. In other words, it never reaches the 3 ...
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Bricked the phone by wiping every partition in TWRP

My Redmi 5 plus won't boot as I messed up everything while trying to flash a couple of ROMs. At first the two ROMs that I flashed were working well. But after some time, whatever ROM I flashed, the ...
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GS4 - Stuck in a bootloop on stock ROM

SGH-I337 I got recently is stuck in a bootloop. Itll post and then attempt booting and stay on the screen forever. As this phone is completely stock and never touched so usb debugging is not enabled. ...
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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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Fixing a kindle fire X43Z60

So I have a Kindle Fire. One day I was stupid and deleted a bunch of stuff in the /system folder. Now, it no longer boots. No ADB, no fastboot, no nothing. However, it still shows the static boot ...
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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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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 issue,...
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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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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: Official ...
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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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