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By zukers, Senior Member on 23rd January 2014, 04:32 PM
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I followed mike1986 "complete flashing guide"
s I unlocked bootloader - OK unlocked
then I do boot recovery to make nandroid backup first:

fastboot boot recovery.img
downloading 'boot.img'...
OKAY [ 1.193s]
booting...
OKAY [ 0.001s]
finished. total time: 1.194s

so I try flash recovery:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
sending 'recovery' (9840 KB)...

after that my phone stuck in fastboot mode, it's screen is turned ON all the time, I can't even turn it OFF
Do i bricked my phone, please help
 
 
23rd January 2014, 05:26 PM |#2  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zukers

I followed mike1986 "complete flashing guide"
s I unlocked bootloader - OK unlocked
then I do boot recovery to make nandroid backup first:

fastboot boot recovery.img
downloading 'boot.img'...
OKAY [ 1.193s]
booting...
OKAY [ 0.001s]
finished. total time: 1.194s

so I try flash recovery:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
sending 'recovery' (9840 KB)...

after that my phone stuck in fastboot mode, it's screen is turned ON all the time, I can't even turn it OFF
Do i bricked my phone, please help

Hold down the power button and vol down button untill the phone reboots to the bootloader again. Make sure its in fastboot mode and type
Code:
fastboot erase cache
Then type
Code:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
Then
Code:
fastboot reboot-recovery
Hopefully it will boot into recovery.
23rd January 2014, 05:40 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by zukers

fastboot boot recovery.img

only works on hboot 1.44.

as mentioned above hold POWER + VOLDOWN (under a bright light), when it reboots let go of POWER but keep holding VOLDOWN, once in bootloader follow steps above to flash recovery

i think "fastboot reboot-recovery" doesn't work (at least for me), so do a "fastboot reboot-bootloader" then enter recovery.
23rd January 2014, 06:11 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zukers

I followed mike1986 "complete flashing guide"
s I unlocked bootloader - OK unlocked
then I do boot recovery to make nandroid backup first:

fastboot boot recovery.img
downloading 'boot.img'...
OKAY [ 1.193s]
booting...
OKAY [ 0.001s]
finished. total time: 1.194s

so I try flash recovery:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
sending 'recovery' (9840 KB)...

after that my phone stuck in fastboot mode, it's screen is turned ON all the time, I can't even turn it OFF
Do i bricked my phone, please help

I had the EXACTLY same error as you. Didn't know what caused it. After about 20 attemps I finally managed to flash it. I changed the USB Port several times... But I didn't do any other things. Just try and try and try again. And whenever your screen freezes, do what @nkk71 said.

Volume down + Power button for several seconds...
23rd January 2014, 09:12 PM |#5  
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OK, I have resolved my problem, thanks all of You.
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