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Default [Q] <Help Needed> USB port broken and now phone is bricked!!

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I had Nik 4.5 Custom ROM on my phone and recently I my USB port stopped functioning. To revert to S-on and claim warranty, I tried to revert to stock ROM and flashed Froyo ROM (as that was the only Indian ROM available for download on the forum). I think I made the mistake of downgrading the radio and now my phone is bricked. Any suggestions to make it work again? If I take it to HTC service centre will my they be able to detect any s-off mischief that I committed and can they fix the phone and the USB port?

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first of all there is no indian rom availabe in the forum its a ota update.....didnt u noticed that..?????

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can u just give a brief description of ur mobile along with the exact current status like what steps u followed ...and are u able to go into the bootloader or the recovery atleast..???
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first of all there is no indian rom availabe in the forum its a ota update.....didnt u noticed that..?????
I downloaded the ROM PG32IMG_Vivo_hTC_Asia_India_1.36.720.1_Radio_Radio _20.23.30.0802U_38.02.01.11_M_release_172022_signe d.zip from Goo Manager website:

http://goo.im/stock/vivo/ruu

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can u just give a brief description of ur mobile along with the exact current status like what steps u followed ...and are u able to go into the bootloader or the recovery atleast..???
I followed the following steps:
1. I downloaded the ROM
2. Renamed it as PG32IMG.zip and placed it in the Root of the SD Card
3. Switched off the phone and took out SD card and then put it back again
4. Rebooted the phone in fastboot and updated the zip file. The update was completed successfully.
5. Followed the on screen instruction and rebooted the phone.

As this point the phone was not powering on. I double checked if the battery wasn't charged. I also used my charged spare battery (I use it since, my phone doesnt charge from USB port).

I assume the phone is bricked now... Any help would be appreciated.
 
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I downloaded the ROM PG32IMG_Vivo_hTC_Asia_India_1.36.720.1_Radio_Radio _20.23.30.0802U_38.02.01.11_M_release_172022_signe d.zip from Goo Manager website:

http://goo.im/stock/vivo/ruu

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I followed the following steps:
1. I downloaded the ROM
2. Renamed it as PG32IMG.zip and placed it in the Root of the SD Card
3. Switched off the phone and took out SD card and then put it back again
4. Rebooted the phone in fastboot and updated the zip file. The update was completed successfully.
5. Followed the on screen instruction and rebooted the phone.

As this point the phone was not powering on. I double checked if the battery wasn't charged. I also used my charged spare battery (I use it since, my phone doesnt charge from USB port).

I assume the phone is bricked now... Any help would be appreciated.
Yes, what you flashed was an old Froyo based RUU. If you had been running Gingerbread then you had a Gingerbread radio and that radio cannot be downgraded back to Froyo. By running this RUU you have radio bricked your phone.
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try if u can boot into the bootloader by poweron and volume down button even if that is not possible then sorry bro i guess then we cant help u..
 
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try if u can boot into the bootloader by poweron and volume down button even if that is not possible then sorry bro i guess then we cant help u..
Yes I tried that already but it doesnt work. Can it be fixed at HTC service centre?
 
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Yes I tried that already but it doesnt work. Can it be fixed at HTC service centre?
I don't know any other purpose for the service centre, but yes... they do fix phones.
Phone: Incredible S s-off
Hboot: Revolutionary
Recovery: 4EXT touch
Kernel: Redux
Radio: 3831.18.00.28_M
 
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The service centre fixed my bricked phone free of charge! They replaced the PCB and some other hardware which they did not disclose. Of course I had to escalate the matter to HTC escalation department and they were really
Kind in getting it fixed although it was out of warranty. I love HTC!

Sent from my HTC Incredible S using XDA
HTC Incredible S > HTC Sensation > Nexus 4

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