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[Q] Gnex stucks on Nexus logo

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By 3n3r, Junior Member on 20th March 2014, 10:34 PM
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Hello guys, I need your help with the Gnex.

My friend gave me the phone hoping that I can do something. It stucks on nexus logo while booting. USB debugging is turned off, cwm or twrp is not installed. All I can is to enter Android system recovery with the following options: apply update from adb; apply update from usb drive; wipe data factory reset; wipe cache partition.

I've tried wiping cache partition but is doesn't help. Please advice whether wiping data/factory reset will delete the data from internal SD card - I am afraid to lose the photos.

Please advice what should I do to extract data (photos) in my situation?

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20th March 2014, 11:04 PM |#2  
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Sync???
were photos synced to google????
20th March 2014, 11:07 PM |#3  
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were photos synced to google????

No, they weren't.
20th March 2014, 11:21 PM |#4  
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fastboot? try it first..

change ur boot.img /kernel


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20th March 2014, 11:30 PM |#5  
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fastboot? try it first..

change ur boot.img /kernel


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Can you please explain - I'm new in this. I can enter fasrboot mode, the status is FAILBootloader locked. What should I do next?
20th March 2014, 11:44 PM |#6  
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Can you please explain - I'm new in this. I can enter fasrboot mode, the status is FAILBootloader locked. What should I do next?

😁😁 learn about adb & fastboot..

or use this toolkit
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2389107

try use modified boot.img

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20th March 2014, 11:54 PM |#7  
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I don't think that anything can help you except that tool because as you are saying that USB debugging is not enabled
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I don't think that anything can help you except that tool because as you are saying that USB debugging is not enabled

Made wipe data - android loaded but photos are gone.. sad
21st March 2014, 07:29 AM |#9  
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Originally Posted by 3n3r

Made wipe data - android loaded but photos are gone.. sad

before using device too much, quick go to galaxy nexus general section here, and find thread "internal data recovery, yes we can"
you might be able to recover deleted photos.
the way it works when you delete things, is it just tells os that the space isnt being used, so the actual data might still be there and some may still be recoverable.
it is quite a process though. good luck
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Made wipe data - android loaded but photos are gone.. sad

You should install a recovery fast as it will help you in future
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