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How I can brick my galaxy nexus with an EMMC fried?

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By fracama87, Senior Member on 17th February 2014, 10:39 AM
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hi guys, I've probably fried the emmc on my phone...

I've tried everthing from recovery from toolkit and from odin (remains just fastboot I had not time yet) whatever I wipe or I flash on my phone doesn't matter all sticks there when I reboot (and my phone keep gooing in bootloop on cm logo)

So since it's unlocked I'm trying to find a way to brick definitely my phone, so I can take in warranty.

Anybody has suggestions to brick it??
 
 
23rd February 2014, 01:17 PM |#2  
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Pull something off the motherboard. This may/may not work to get it replaced but will most definitely brick it.

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23rd February 2014, 07:35 PM |#3  
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@fracama87 Did you try omapflash?
Maybe try messing around with the headphone port
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Pull something off the motherboard. This may/may not work to get it replaced but will most definitely brick it.

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I woldnt advise that at all, on my nexus 7 2012 I was popping the back off and my screwdriver slipped and knocked a resistor off the motherboard (making my GPS not work). I accidentally erased my bootlader a few months later and when I sent it in to warrejty they rejected it due to "customor induced hardware damage".

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I woldnt advise that at all, on my nexus 7 2012 I was popping the back off and my screwdriver slipped and knocked a resistor off the motherboard (making my GPS not work). I accidentally erased my bootlader a few months later and when I sent it in to warrejty they rejected it due to "customor induced hardware damage".

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Ok, don't do what I said.
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@fracama87 Did you try omapflash?
Maybe try messing around with the headphone port

mmm omap i read is useful for restore bootloader or similar... but i've read is dangerous so maybe it could brick it definetely!
why headphone port?

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I woldnt advise that at all, on my nexus 7 2012 I was popping the back off and my screwdriver slipped and knocked a resistor off the motherboard (making my GPS not work). I accidentally erased my bootlader a few months later and when I sent it in to warrejty they rejected it due to "customor induced hardware damage".

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Ok, don't do what I said.

yeah i thought the same... the solution should be find a way to delete/reset emmc...
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mmm omap i read is useful for restore bootloader or similar... but i've read is dangerous so maybe it could brick it definetely!
why headphone port?





yeah i thought the same... the solution should be find a way to delete/reset emmc...

My intention of suggesting omapflash was to unbrick your phone,not to brick it :P. And as for the headphone port,according to ifixit,the headphone port and speakers are easy to replace(http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Samsu...+Teardown/7182)
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Originally Posted by fracama87

hi guys, I've probably fried the emmc on my phone...

I've tried everthing from recovery from toolkit and from odin (remains just fastboot I had not time yet) whatever I wipe or I flash on my phone doesn't matter all sticks there when I reboot (and my phone keep gooing in bootloop on cm logo)

So since it's unlocked I'm trying to find a way to brick definitely my phone, so I can take in warranty.

Anybody has suggestions to brick it??

I have same problem,cannot flash to stock,how to solve this.Thanks in advance
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My intention of suggesting omapflash was to unbrick your phone,not to brick it :P. And as for the headphone port,according to ifixit,the headphone port and speakers are easy to replace(http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Samsu...+Teardown/7182)

I still don't understand why I should mess the headphone port... Ižll try omapflash in this weekend if I'll have time... in the meantime I got a moto g

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I have same problem,cannot flash to stock,how to solve this.Thanks in advance

Eh nobody find a solution for the moment
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@fracama87 Then instead of the headphone port, try using omapflash. Enjoy your Moto G

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