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11th May 2012, 11:54 AM   |  #1  
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Well here's my long story...
i was running QND MIUI for about 2 months, thought of checking ICS,
so i took nandroid and installed MIUI ICS (non blackrose version).
installation went fine and it booted up good. but i found it to be laggy and
so decided to restore my previous rom. so i switched off.(the problem started nw)
when i pressed on the power button it didnt boot. i tried pressing as hard as possible
but nothing happened.

Battery Swap
so i tried swapping batteries with my brother's nexus one. his phone booted but mine didn't
(so my battery is fine)

Battery Trick
i tried the battery trick, again my brother's phone booted but mine didnt
( so my power button should be fine)

i connect my phone to pc via usb charger. the orange led glows but its not detected by system.
when i charge using wall charger, again orange led glows and after some time it turns green
( so battery stats is read correctly)


My nexus is SLCD variant with unlocked bootloader
so is my nexus dead ? what could be the problem? is there any solution to bring it alive? or should i hand it over to htc service center ?
EDIT : have linked two videos of how i do battery trick
1- working in my bro's phone - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2O5adV-jj64
2- not working in mine - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCyPIyGorFk
thanx
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11th May 2012, 12:11 PM   |  #2  
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oops. i thought of creating under GENERAL section. wrongly did it under Q&A section.
MODS pls move it to correct section. sry

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11th May 2012, 12:16 PM   |  #3  
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Did you change the hboot partition layout? Try pressing vol down+trackball+power...hold for a few sec.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by n1newbie

Well here's my long story...
i was running QND MIUI for about 2 months, thought of checking ICS,
so i took nandroid and installed MIUI ICS (non blackrose version).
installation went fine and it booted up good. but i found it to be laggy and
so decided to restore my previous rom. so i switched off.(the problem started nw)
when i pressed on the power button it didnt boot. i tried pressing as hard as possible
but nothing happened.

Battery Swap
so i tried swapping batteries with my brother's nexus one. his phone booted but mine didn't
(so my battery is fine)

Battery Trick
i tried the battery trick, again my brother's phone booted but mine didnt
( so my power button should be fine)

i connect my phone to pc via usb charger. the orange led glows but its not detected by system.
when i charge using wall charger, again orange led glows and after some time it turns green
( so battery stats is read correctly)


My nexus is SLCD variant with unlocked bootloader
so is my nexus dead ? what could be the problem? is there any solution to bring it alive? or should i hand it over to htc service center ?
thanx

Charge led glows= soft brick.
Maybe your power button just died?
11th May 2012, 04:27 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
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Did you change the hboot partition layout? Try pressing vol down+trackball+power...hold for a few sec.

no i didnt change the hboot partition layout. its stock.
i tried pressing them for more than 20 secs. nothing ...

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11th May 2012, 04:29 PM   |  #6  
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Charge led glows= soft brick.
Maybe your power button just died?

i tried pressing hard enuf anf all also battery trick didnt work too. but the led glows fine. also when i connect to charger widout battery the alternative green and orange led glows.


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11th May 2012, 04:32 PM   |  #7  
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i tried pressing hard enuf anf all also battery trick didnt work too. but the led glows fine. also when i connect to charger widout battery the alternative green and orange led glows.


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I would suggest to PM a member called 'Theshawty'. Hes on my friends list. He knows everything, and also helped me unbrick stuff alot of times!
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11th May 2012, 09:46 PM   |  #8  
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It happend to me... but i flashed a corrupted hboot. Also the charging led worked... i tried everything but it didnt work... then i got my hboot replaced. I hope you will have more luck...
12th May 2012, 06:19 AM   |  #9  
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It happend to me... but i flashed a corrupted hboot. Also the charging led worked... i tried everything but it didnt work... then i got my hboot replaced. I hope you will have more luck...

but i am very sure that i didnt touch hboot at all. i was just trying out an ics rom with stock hboot.
also hw can i flash a hboot when my phone doesnt bootup
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12th May 2012, 09:18 AM   |  #10  
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1.will the charging led glow in a bricked phone?
2.can a bricked phone read the correct state of battery(changing from orange to green when i charge it for some time)
3.can a incident like mine happen all of a sudden by just flashing a rom?
4. i seldom use power button(very very very rarely),hw can it not work all of a sudden?

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