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Default [Q] Volume down broken and bootloop - how to get to recovery?

Yea, the title almost says it all;
After I changed the screen on my GN the volume down button is not functioning (1 of the 3 solderings is loose).
That was not much of a problem since I could just turn the volume down with the slider that appears, when pressing the volume up button.

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I was too excited to try out the Optimus 4X lockscreen, so I flashed it and ended in a bootloop.
And since my volume down button is broken, I ask:

How do I get into recovery to perform a restore?
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GOOGLE NEXUS 7

 
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...srsly?

recovery is vol up+power, not vol down+power.

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Yea, the title almost says it all;
After I changed the screen on my GN the volume down button is not functioning (1 of the 3 solderings is loose).
That was not much of a problem since I could just turn the volume down with the slider that appears, when pressing the volume up button.

BUT

I was too excited to try out the Optimus 4X lockscreen, so I flashed it and ended in a bootloop.
And since my volume down button is broken, I ask:

How do I get into recovery to perform a restore?
Afaik, without volume down button working you cannot enter bootloader OR download (Odin) mode. So basically, all you can do is try to fix the soldering.

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...srsly?

recovery is vol up+power, not vol down+power.

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Are you sure? Vol up + power button doesn't boot recovery for me.
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If u are not in bootloop mode u can just using adb command to reboot into recovery. But if u are having bootloop then u have to enter download mode and flash with odin. I forgot what button is power+volume up, but any mode whether it's download mode or recovery mode are not a problem in android world

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...srsly?

recovery is vol up+power, not vol down+power.

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It is on the Galaxy S I9000, but not the GN

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Afaik, without volume down button working you cannot enter bootloader OR download (Odin) mode. So basically, all you can do is try to fix the soldering.[COLOR="Silver"]
Yea, that is what I'm afraid of because I don't have any soldering equipment..
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SAMSUNG GALAXY S GT-I9000 - SOLD
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB GT-P1000 - SOLD
MOTOROLA XOOM MZ604 - SOLD

GALAXY NEXUS GT-I9250
GOOGLE NEXUS 7

 
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You can plug in and see if she's getting far enough in for an "adb reboot bootloader" but I'm not sure if that'll work.
Worth a shot!
 
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Recovery is volume up + down + power. Volume up + power is Odin.

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Recovery is volume up + down + power. Volume up + power is Odin.

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Can't you Odin push a ROM to the phone? And when you get in download ROM manager and recover your backup.


 
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*facepalm*
Sorry for the misspeak. Volume down +power is Odin and volume up + down + power is fastboot, which will get you to recovery.

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