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

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Samung Galaxy Tab 4( SM-T230NU) bootlooped

While using Samsung disabler package I disabled factory reset (as well as bloatware) on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7. model SM-T230NU wifi only. While in the course trying out some new things, I got a ...
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Rooted Moto Z2 Play seemingly bricked after accidental OTA update. Any chance to save it?

I have had my Z2 Play for half a year, and soon after I got it I unlocked the bootloader with Motorola's official method, installed TWRP, rooted it with Magisk and installed Xposed Framework. I was ...
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Xiaomi Mi5s plus' display won't turn on after updating LOS

I encountered a very strange problem with my Mi5s plus (natrium). I was flashing the recent LOS 20180717 version, Open GApps Aroma and Magisk 16.0 via TWRP (in that order). That's my usual procedure ...
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Cannot register on network even after flashing successfully later

I am dealing with very serious problem with my phone. I was trying to flash stock ROM using fastboot. It failed, and start showing no sim card, empty IMEI, and no wifi either. I am finally able to fix ...
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Nexus 7 2012: No OS, adb not working, can I fix using twrp?

So I accidentally wiped the OS from ASUS Nexus 7 WIFI 2012 Tablet. Right now: -No OS installed, -only boots as far as Google logo -still have TWRP -can't mount OTG in TWRP -all computers and cords I'...
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HUAWEI Y6 2017 bootloop cant acces fastboot/recovery

Yesterday i may soft bricked my smartphone i was trying to install custom rom Unofficial Resurrection Remix 5.8.5 for Huawei Y6. https://forum.xda-developers.com/huawei-y6/development/unofficial-...
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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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Red exclamation mark at top left when booting phone

was experimenting( more specifically, trying to flash ROMs) with my Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace(rooted). It was all going well till I tried flashing the TWRP recovery mode. I followed all the steps ...
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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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Troubleshooting hard-bricked Nexus 6P

BACKGROUND First teardown for battery replacement attempt went fine. Battery working as it should with fast charging. I daily use it after my first attempt and nothing is wrong. During my second ...
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problem with android bricked

My problem is that I have a hard bricked LG d290n phone that I have not been able to unbrick. I tried some things like BoardDiag. It passed all 3 tests but and writes if I choose restore boot image ...
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Other methods to unbrick LG X210 from other identical phone?

Recently I accidentally formatted my preloader on my LG X210 smartphone, which is an MTK device (MT6580). Because of this my phone doesn't react when I press the power button, and the screen remains ...
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LG K7 Hard Bricked [HELP]

So I've read a couple of posts about hard brick and is it possible to not use JTag I mean fixing costs more than the phone itself so... If its not possible then what can I do with a brick? Background ...
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Rooting - Moto G XT1064 Potentially Fully Bricked

Long story short, I tried to get my phone running LineageOS back to it's stock firmware and made a few errors along the way. I no longer have TWRP or any other recovery, and I can't boot the phone up, ...
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Phone won't boot/start after successful flashing through QFIL

My phone was bricked, so I decided to flash my phone LYF f1s with the stock ROM through QFIL, but after after successful flashing it won't start !! Nothing happens, no matter which combination of ...
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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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Bricked Nexus 7, failed to mount cache, can't unlock or reflash

My Nexus 7 (2013, 2nd gen) worked fine in plain vanilla form for years. Suddenly the boot stuck at "Google". I tried booting into recovery mode and saw failed to mount /cache. Erasing cache from the ...
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Bricked Vivo Y55L doesn't connect to QFIL

My Vivo Y55L was stuck in a boot loop and did not go ahead of the Vivo screen. I tried flashing the stock ROM through QFIL, but it gave me a EDL Firehouse error and the flash was unsuccessful. I ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 - Touch screen, capacitive buttons, fingerprint scanner dead

A week ago all the input sensors (touch screen, capacitive buttons, fingerprint scanner) on my Xiaomi Mi A1 died, completely out of the blue. The device had never been rooted, and was running the ...
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Undo hard brick of HTC 10?

I tried to revert a HTC 10 to stock by following this guide. The original CID was 11111111 and the MID was 2PS630000. Because I don't have access to Windows, I tried the "RUU Zip method". I ...
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Samsung Galaxy J3 won't boot into recovery, stuck on charging screen

I have an old Samsung Galaxy J3 that shows a black screen with a charging symbol (no percentage indicator) when plugged in. If I unplug it and attempt to boot into recovery mode, safe mode or normal ...
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Accidently Locked Bootloader on custom Rom

I own a OnePlus 2 device, using custom AOSIP ROM. I was on custom kernel & wanted to return to stock kernel, so flashed boot.img, but I accidentally flashed it in recovery partition rather than ...
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My phone doesn't boot at all after restarting bootloader

My phone is Huawei Y3II. Now, my phone is not starting, no matter how I press the power button. I have tried Smart Phone Flash Tool, but it failed and it got an error 2004 - 6045. Now, it does ...
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My lenovo a6000 plus is bricked

I was using it normally and evrything just stopped responding and the device just rebooted into a bootloop. Now there is no OS installed and im only able to boot TWRP through 'fastboot boot recovery....
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Odin passes, but no changes applied

I got a bricked N8010, it was using stock firmware when it got bricked. I tried flashing it with latest odin and odin 3.07 , using the latest official firmware. Device is discovered correctly, it ...
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Lenovo Tablet 2 1050L boot failure after attempted root

I hope someone can help me. I have a LTE enabled Lenovo Tablet 2 1050L which I attempted to root using the instructions given here ... https://forum.xda-developers.com/thi...let-2-t3251571 ... but I ...
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Transfer files to soft-bricked android device without usb

I've been doing research for a few hours now, and cannot find anything pertaining to this issue. So, I have an Asus Nexus 7 2nd gen. (2013) android tablet, and while updating my custom rom, I ...
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Samsung tablet gt-p5100 Firmware Upgrade encountred an error

Nothing will make this message Go away This is after the device turned off half way though flashing. Things i Have done. Flashed With Odin 3.09 with Stock Fimware Downloaded From [sammobile.com][...
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Unable to enter download mode on Lg D290n

I have LG L Fino (D290N) and I am not able to start andorid os at all. I have tried to enter recovery mode, but unfortunately I am getting error. Also, I've tried to enter download mode but the same ...
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Soft Bricked Android Asus Selfie

I tried to update the LineageOS from phone and it resulted into bootloop to twrp. Then I tried to update twrp version and in the process removed all the data from device then the device got stuck to ...
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Restore Samsung Galaxy S II via PC

Sadly during a bad TWRP update my Samsung Galaxy S II was bricked. The TWRP comes from a SlimSaber rom with a custom kernel. What i can actually do is put it in download mode, so via a PC it should ...
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android brick no os , no recovery

I do not have any OS and recovery on my coolpad note 3 lite. my phone is stuck on boot logo for 3 hours. I wanted to update my coolpad from lp to mm. yes I format my whole phone by twrp recovery and ...
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How can I recover photos from my bricked Google Nexus 5X

My Google Nexus 5X has died on me all of a sudden. Screen went blank, then rebooted and seems to have gone into a "bootloop". That is, it shows "Google" followed by the "android" spinner animation ...
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Bricked Note GT-8013, unable to boot from TWRP recovery (flashes logo for 1-2 secs), nor on normal mode, installed TWRP via both IMG and TAR

I'm running a Samsung Note GT-N8013. One day, my tablet fails to boot, saying that encryption had been unsuccessful; according to this answer, /data has failed to format. I can't reset the device, ...
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Unlock bootloader on Dell Venue 10 5050

I have a bricked Dell tablet that doesn't boot and also a has locked bootloader (Secure Boot: Enable). I've made a full partition dd backup, but now I cannot flash it via fastboot supposedly because ...
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Soft bricked Samsung S3 I9300 with latest version of twrp but no mountable partitions

I have a soft bricked Samsung S3 I9300 with the latest version of TWRP installed, that I can boot into, but no partitions are mountable (except for OTG USB). As a result, I can't wipe or even format ...
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Hard-Bricked Motorola G2 won't charge

About 30 minutes after having topped up my Motorola moto G2 with a 1.2A charger it switched off. After it switched off it would no longer show that it is charging (the LED does not light when ...
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Samsung Galaxy J5 J500F Bricked - How to unbrick?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy J500F. Trying to get more storage, I moved all of the system files to the sd card and now the phone won't turn on. The PC will not recognize the phone (no ding, no ...
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I deleted an important application on my rooted phone

After rooting my phone (HTC Bolt), I foolishly deleted some bloatware applications without backing them up. One of them was TouchPal, a preinstalled keyboard app. I didn't think this would be much of ...
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adb shell returns with error: closed

I somehow bricked my oneplus one phone badly. It only loads directly to the recovery. Pressing vol up + power button or rebooting it with adb reboot bootloader doesn't get me to the bootloader. I ...
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ZUK Z1 bricked?

my device had gone into a boot loop condition where It can't be detected by adb or computer even in fastboot or recovery mode hence, twrp sideload not working can't push files into and zuk is having ...
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Sahara error while sending programmer to bricked phone

I flashed a bad aboot partition on my Idol 3 and I'm now stuck on a black screen. Plugging my phone in gives me a "Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008" on COM11 (rather than the usual COM7 in EDL). I have a ...
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micro sd card not recognized after put in es file explorer

I installed ES file explorer on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone. I part downloaded some series with Vidmate, then copied some files to my SD card in order to put them on my Fire fifth tablet later. I took ...
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Installing new firmware: PDA,CSC

I bricked my phone, and wanted to reinstall the firmware, but I'm not sure if it is enough that the build number matches or do the PDA and CSC numbers also have to much at all costs? I'm asking this ...
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HTC Desire 616 hard-bricked (dead) after format all + download in sp falsh tool

Recently I have used SP flash tool for flash htc desire 616. I flashed successfully. But I am unable to start the OS. So once again i done "format all+download". But now my phone completely dead. ...
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Nexus 4 does not seem to boot. What options are there?

I had not used my nexus 4 for a long time. Took it out recently charged it up and when attempting to boot, it just does not start. Some times it turns off at "Optimizing apps" screen and sometimes it ...
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How to unbrick a samsung galaxy S5 (Softbricked no hardware keys)?

So the phone is a S5 SM-G900P, it is stuck in the Sprint logo when booting and the volume keys are broken (power and home keys work). Developer mode and adb weren't activated in the phone previously ...
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Moto G4 Plus doesn't boot after root

I have a rooted Moto G4+ running Lineage OS... Due to fast battery drain, I want to revert to the stock ROM, but I still want to have root. I managed to restore an old backup with no errors. Now, ...
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Oneplus 3 - Oneplus3 randomly shutdown with glitches in screen

My oneplus 3 got this problem from last 2 days, i have unbrick my phone with Magic Unbrick tool for oneplus3. Even after that problem still persists .
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Galaxy S7 can't reboot. E:failed to mount /system (Invalid argument)

I got a brand new Verizon(unlocked) Galaxy S7 with Marshmallow on it. Tried to upgrade to Nougat using Smart Switch which got stuck at 36% for hours. Had to unplug and plug back back for recovery but ...