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[Q] Bootloop and Volume down not working

OP fitzy73

16th January 2014, 11:21 PM   |  #1  
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Hi folks. I think I may have kill by beloved m7.

The volume button was a bit sticky for a few weeks after I accidentally dropped it in a tiny puddle. The volume down only would stick about 80% of the time. I controlled volume down by using the volume up and then using the slider on screen.

Today I was loading a ROM, and when it booted it gave a few forced closures. Odd, as I always delete cache and dalvik cache prior to rebooting. Anyway, I turned off the device, rebooted, and to my horror it is now looping.

As the volume down is obviously sticking, I cannot get back into recovery through bootloader.

Is there anything I can do other than reboot it a million times and hope that the volume engages at some stage?
Last edited by fitzy73; 17th January 2014 at 01:35 AM.
17th January 2014, 11:23 PM   |  #2  
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Just an update on this in case anyone else has the same issue - or if you have issues with your volume rocker.

Be very careful as it appears there is no way round it, and in effect the phone is permanently softbricked, Luckily I have insurance but it is going to take three to four weeks to sort out.
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