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Default Can't unbrick phone becuase of low battery // CAN'T CHARGE phone becuase it's bricked

I'm in a real pickle here...

My phone is bricked and I found all the resources for that already.

However, when I go to flash the firmware on the phone to bring it back to stock it's not allowing me to do it because the battery is at 4%.

I go to charge the phone a it forces itself into bootloops and doesn't charge.

I can get into recovery (CWM--which bricked the phone...likely my fault) but phone doesn't charge there.

I can get into download mode but it doesn't charge there.

WTF is going on!?!?

How can I charge my phone at this point...unfortunately, the battery isn't removable.
 
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Can you flash a custom rom through adb sideload?
 
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Can you flash a custom rom through adb sideload?
Edit: No, I'm unable to establish an ADB connection in Recovery to do this. I'd actually tried this already with a stock rom. Thanks though.

Flashing the Cyanogen ROM is what bricked the phone. I'm not able to establish an ADB Connection from Recovery (ClockworksMod) so I'm not able to flash anything in Sideload.

Here's the "Boot-Loop":
Power on (vibrate)
LG logo
"Source Booting Unsuccessful"
"Cause: (blank)"

And it just loops like that any time it's plugged in and not in Recovery/Download modes (which also don't charge).


I've tried a factory reset but that didn't change anything. I also tried restoring my original backup image but that doesn't work either.

Currently I'm trying this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...1#post48874488

This is where I get the failure to flash because of 4% battery.


Only other option I haven't tried yet is to boot into Ubuntu and restore files there and I'm avoiding that for now because I'm at my parents house and don't have burnable DVDs so it's going to be a pain in the ass.
 
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for ubuntu couldn't you do a virtual machine, or live boot from a flashdrive?
 
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for ubuntu couldn't you do a virtual machine, or live boot from a flashdrive?
I'd do a live CD/USB but they don't have the equipment so I need to go out and buy it (DVD-R is still cheap and so are USB drives) but they're not located very close to any stores
 
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Battery Low Same issue

Hey man i had the same issue as you and i just plugged it into the wall charger it will charge the phone it will just boot loop a bunch just leave it plugged in for about 30 minutes and try again that worked for me
 
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Hey man i had the same issue as you and i just plugged it into the wall charger it will charge the phone it will just boot loop a bunch just leave it plugged in for about 30 minutes and try again that worked for me
Thanks a lot. I'll give that a try.

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