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Bricked Xperia Z tablet

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By dempster, Junior Member on 3rd February 2014, 07:14 PM
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Hey guys,

I've got the xperia z tablet (16gb wifi only)

and I had unlocked it, the other day I saw it finally got an OTA update, so I let it update.

apparently that was a bad idea?, I was stuck with the broken android symbol every time i attempted to start the tablet..

I tried the sony software, the recovery thing it has. That has only made things worse, now the tablet refuses to start whatsoever.

Can anyone point me in the right direction? I'd appreciate it very much.
 
 
5th February 2014, 02:31 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by dempster

Hey guys,

I've got the xperia z tablet (16gb wifi only)

and I had unlocked it, the other day I saw it finally got an OTA update, so I let it update.

apparently that was a bad idea?, I was stuck with the broken android symbol every time i attempted to start the tablet..

I tried the sony software, the recovery thing it has. That has only made things worse, now the tablet refuses to start whatsoever.

Can anyone point me in the right direction? I'd appreciate it very much.

Tried to flash with fastboot an boot.img from CM or an other AOSP ROM, and then enter recovery...
5th February 2014, 05:54 PM |#3  
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Tried to flash with fastboot an boot.img from CM or an other AOSP ROM, and then enter recovery...

My tablet won't give me so much as an led indicator of it charging.
6th February 2014, 10:47 AM |#4  
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My tablet won't give me so much as an led indicator of it charging.

If your not able to flash with fastboot (connect tablet over usb (push the boot button) an load an image file on the Tablet.

HARD-BRICK!!!
6th February 2014, 04:44 PM |#5  
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My tablet won't give me so much as an led indicator of it charging.

Yould could try and have a look at the following thread:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1849170
7th February 2014, 07:30 AM |#6  
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I had the same issues when I flashed the wrong ROM. Nothing worked no power light or anything.

Now I can't remember exactly what I did but I started to press buttons and I'm sure that holing the power button and the vol up for a while made it start again and it displayed an error and then went into flash mode .

As I said I'm not sure which buttons I pressed but I know that I held them in for a while
7th February 2014, 10:22 AM |#7  
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Try using Flashtool... Im pretty sure you can rcover it by flashing a FTF file.
15th February 2014, 04:16 PM |#8  
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Z Ultra Z1 hardbrick
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2646405

So there is hope.
16th February 2014, 11:29 PM |#9  
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I think I found the testpin. My sgp311 has started to blink after being dead since November, when I bricked it.

I don't have the device pack though.. Do you have any clue on how to find it? I think I just need the sgp311 SEMC package to resuscitate it now... Hopefully...

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19th February 2014, 08:08 AM |#10  
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get the stock ftf file and flash it using flashtools, I was in a bootloop and it worked
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