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I have a Lenovo A706. I mistakenly formatted the boot partition and now I cant even go to droidboot. Is there any hope that my phone can be recovered. I will be taking it to the service centre on Friday, but... can someone assure me that it will be repaired. I just brought it it's only seven days into the purchase and I don't even feel that it can be repaired. So, can someone say if it can be repaired by the service centre, or can I attempt a repair?
I don't see anyway to fix it... no bootloader=nothing. (U can go to the service centre and see what they do)

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I don't see anyway to fix it... no bootloader=nothing. (U can go to the service centre and see what they do)

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Oh! Definitely I will! So as I understand basically if there's any hope it's only the service centre. But, could you make up a tale that I can give to the service centre? Basically since everything has been erased, they won't be able to know I rooted.
 
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Oh! Definitely I will! So as I understand basically if there's any hope it's only the service centre. But, could you make up a tale that I can give to the service centre? Basically since everything has been erased, they won't be able to know I rooted.
Tale? My only tale for u is: got a virus from a app online that it can whatsapp without internet but in the end it wiped my phone. (Act like a complete idiot about phones.)

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Tale? My only tale for u is: got a virus from a app online that it can whatsapp without internet but in the end it wiped my phone. (Act like a complete idiot about phones.)

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Oh! That's quite good. From my former experience with samsung phones, I have learned how to act stupid. But, I will be going on Friday, it's quite far from my house. Would it require the main board to be changed? Or, do they have something which can flash without the bootloader being there?
 
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Oh! That's quite good. From my former experience with samsung phones, I have learned how to act stupid. But, I will be going on Friday, it's quite far from my house. Would it require the main board to be changed? Or, do they have something which can flash without the bootloader being there?
They may have to change the internal memory card. They should be replacing it with a card that has the bootloader on it.

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They may have to change the internal memory card. They should be replacing it with a card that has the bootloader on it.

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I hope they will do it for free. However device is not being detected by adb or else problem could be solved. And when connecting charger the soft keys flash!
 
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I hope they will do it for free. However device is not being detected by adb or else problem could be solved. And when connecting charger the soft keys flash!
They should do it for free... they can't see if your phone is rooted or not. (Unless you're a complete nerd about phones)

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They should do it for free... they can't see if your phone is rooted or not. (Unless you're a complete nerd about phones)

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Thanks for the comforting news. Friday is not far anyway. Even if replacing the internal memory(worst case scenario-the main board) is not a choice, they might replace the phone.

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