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Nexus 5 stuck in boot loop and cant access boot loader

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18th January 2014, 11:45 AM   |  #1  
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i flashed the latest nightly of AOKP today and then restored all my apps and data with titanium backup. When the restore was complete it prompted me to reboot my device so i did. ever since then i have been unable to reboot my phone as it is stuck on the start up screen. i then tried to restore from a backup of my other rom and then found out that i couldn't boot into the boot loader as when i held down the power and + volume button the startup would begin and then the phone would turn off. any ideas on how to fix this.
18th January 2014, 12:05 PM   |  #2  
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What it's happening is your stuck in a boot loop.
When you are holding power and volume down the phone is only interested in the power button part. Which is why it's powering off.
Just keep the buttons held both power and volume down. When it powers off keep them held and you should come into the bootloader

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18th January 2014, 12:09 PM   |  #3  
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I have tried that but it just goes tocthe Google screen then turns off again
18th January 2014, 12:56 PM   |  #4  
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when i held down the power and + volume button the startup would begin and then the phone would turn off. any ideas on how to fix this.

Not sure if the quote is a typo or not, but it should be power and - volume. You can also try power and both volume buttons, which will take you to the secondary boot loader.
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18th January 2014, 01:30 PM   |  #5  
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Not sure if the quote is a typo or not, but it should be power and - volume. You can also try power and both volume buttons, which will take you to the secondary boot loader.

If the phone is turned on and you press both volumes and power keys then you get qhusb mode

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18th January 2014, 01:42 PM   |  #6  
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If the phone is turned on and you press both volumes and power keys then you get qhusb mode

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I assumed the op was able to completely power down by just continuing to hold the power button and possibly had the wrong button combo.
18th January 2014, 01:47 PM   |  #7  
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What do you mean by start up screen?

You see the screen tells you "Google" and it stays there?

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18th January 2014, 10:37 PM   |  #8  
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What do you mean by start up screen?

You see the screen tells you "Google" and it stays there?

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Yes but then it goes to the 4 coloured circles which move around and it stays there
18th January 2014, 10:42 PM   |  #9  
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Yes but then it goes to the 4 coloured circles which move around and it stays there

Hold your power button down for 30 to 60 seconds. You should be powered down. Then try to get into the boot loader. Vol down + power. Dues it get into bootloader?
18th January 2014, 10:45 PM   |  #10  
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Not sure if the quote is a typo or not, but it should be power and - volume. You can also try power and both volume buttons, which will take you to the secondary boot loader.

I can now access recovery mode which is all I need. I have always thoight it was power and volume + but I must have been confused with my tablet z. Thank you all anyway for helping me

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