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[Q] Xperia S CWM black screen

12th January 2014, 08:24 PM |#1  
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Hi,

I have a Xperia S and have unlocked the bootloader and rooted. I then used RecoverX to put CWM on. Then when I try to boot in to recovery (tapping sony logo as it boots), the screen goes black and nothing happens.

Anyone got any ideas?

Note that if I don't tap to go in to recovery the phone boots fine.

Cheers,

Iain
 
 
13th January 2014, 06:47 PM |#2  
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i think u must install custom kernel with CWM recovery or TWRP to get into recovery mode....
14th January 2014, 07:41 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by iwabernethy

Hi,

I have a Xperia S and have unlocked the bootloader and rooted. I then used RecoverX to put CWM on. Then when I try to boot in to recovery (tapping sony logo as it boots), the screen goes black and nothing happens.

Anyone got any ideas?

Note that if I don't tap to go in to recovery the phone boots fine.

Cheers,

Iain

Go to flash boot and reflash kernel either TWRP or CWM. This should resolve the issue.
15th January 2014, 09:14 PM |#4  
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Go to flash boot and reflash kernel either TWRP or CWM. This should resolve the issue.

So if I flash a new kernel I can load in to that and then use it to load any ROM? Can you recomend a particular kernel? I've looked at some of the ones linked from the roll up and it's all a bit confusing to me - they all seem to say they are only for this rom or that rom.
16th January 2014, 05:52 AM |#5  
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Try doomkernel....http://d-h.st/qE0

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16th January 2014, 08:28 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by iwabernethy

Hi,

I have a Xperia S and have unlocked the bootloader and rooted. I then used RecoverX to put CWM on. Then when I try to boot in to recovery (tapping sony logo as it boots), the screen goes black and nothing happens.

Anyone got any ideas?

Note that if I don't tap to go in to recovery the phone boots fine.

Cheers,

Iain

Must be a problem with the recovery.. use sony emma flashtool to flash Advanced stock kernel for your firmware... check if your firmware is .200 or .211 or .96.. go to this link to download kernel..

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2302393

check your firmware and download the appropriate kernel.. and flash via flashtool.. in fastboot mode.. and after flashing.. reboot and an amber light will show up on your notification light, then press volume + several times to enter CWM.. (just follow the steps in the link)
Good Luck..!!

Hit thanks if I helped..
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