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Persistent problem

27th February 2014, 11:57 PM |#21  
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I remember I had same problem. I use to restore only the boot partition from a backup of a stock rom.
So try installing a stock rom like this one http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2595586. If it works then boot into recovery and take a backup then install whatever you want to and the just restore the boot partition if your are stuck at boot logo.


Trying this right now
 
 
27th February 2014, 11:58 PM |#22  
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Ok just finished installing the stock bell rom from the site I linked in a previous post.

Stock D803 rom with stock D803 kernel, both installed succesfully.

Phone is back to exactly how it was when I started this thread. EXCEPT that I now also have TWRP running alongside it.

So that includes:
-*#06# = IMEI Null
-phone reboots randomly every 5 to 15 seconds
-keyboard never comes up
-widgets always have a "loading" circle spinning on them
-trying to enter security and settings = auto reboot
-all other options are accesible and useable as long as no keyboard is involved since it never comes up
-no wifi

Wow, this is one hard to fix phone.

Or it simply has hardware damage. but I doubt it since it has no issues running recovery.

Any ideas?

Isn't your phone 801 ?
28th February 2014, 12:11 AM |#23  
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Isn't your phone 801 ?

Yes but it's the canadian "videotron" 801 which is a hardware equivalent of the d803. Not the same as the american d801... From what I gathered from here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2611749
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Phone models compatible with this thread:

*Claro PR D801
*Wind Mobile D801
*Videotron D801
*Rogers D803
*Bell D803
*Telus D803
T-Mobile D801 is NOT compatible

So I tried this:
-Backed up functional boot
-Installed custom rom, matching kernel and gapps
-Tried booting went to bootloop (didnt evenshow the cyanogen logo)
-Went into recovery, restored functional boot
-Tried booting and went to bootloop (led lights came on this time hehe )

I cant believe you are still coming up with ideas it is quite impressive.
28th February 2014, 12:14 AM |#24  
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For what it's worth, this seems to be the exact same problem I am having:

http://forum.gsmhosting.com/vbb/f799.../#post10009304
28th February 2014, 12:18 AM |#25  
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Yes but it's the canadian "videotron" 801 which is a hardware equivalent of the d803. Not the same as the american d801... From what I gathered from here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2611749


So I tried this:
-Backed up functional boot
-Installed custom rom, matching kernel and gapps
-Tried booting went to bootloop (didnt evenshow the cyanogen logo)
-Went into recovery, restored functional boot
-Tried booting and went to bootloop (led lights came on this time hehe )

I cant believe you are still coming up with ideas it is quite impressive.

the first boot always takes more time. give it a little more time and see. If not find some other stock rom for your device and try this again.
28th February 2014, 12:22 AM |#26  
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the first boot always takes more time. give it a little more time and see. If not find some other stock rom for your device and try this again.

I was not impatient though, i meant it was actually boot looping. In both cases it would come to the lg screen then shut down then come to the lg screen... "ad infinitum"

Ok I will try with a different stock rom
28th February 2014, 01:37 AM |#27  
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Ok so I have actually managed to install a different rom.

I installed cleanrom from here http://www.scottsroms.com/downloads.php?do=cat&id=99

at first it didnt work. then I tried the boot trick of replacing the boot.img with the functional one.

And it worked!

But the phone is still doing all the same stuff it did on the other (stock) rom. (rebooting every 5 seconds, no keyboard, no connection to anything, no sound sometimes, cannot close the screen or it auto reboots, small grey box with "error" written inside it appears when I enter system settings, widgets never work, etc.)

I find it strange that the exact same problems have carried over.

Any ideas now?

I have to say I reall appreciate your help so far andro ninja.

Im having a hard time believing how complicated this is getting, this is by far the worst android experience I have ever had.

Also if anyone knows of a place I can just send this phone to be repaired please let me know. At this point, unless someone has anything else to try, i consider the thing a 350$ paperweight which is actually extremely depressing considering how little money I actually make and the fact that I now have no phone.
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28th February 2014, 03:11 AM |#28  
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Hey you can always flash your stock firmware and then try these steps that worked for you

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28th February 2014, 03:16 AM |#29  
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Sorry I dont understand...

Which steps?

When I first started out with this thread I had just flashed it succesfully back to original stock firmware.

It was still presenting all the same issues...

I have been looking into octoplus. Anybody familiar with that? http://octoplusbox.com/

Should I just go see a professional at this point, or are they going to try what I have already tried and tell me what I already know?

Much love,

Feel free to chime in anyone. Thanks again andro ninja.
28th February 2014, 04:06 AM |#30  
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Sorry I dont understand...

Which steps?

When I first started out with this thread I had just flashed it succesfully back to original stock firmware.

It was still presenting all the same issues...

I have been looking into octoplus. Anybody familiar with that? http://octoplusbox.com/

Should I just go see a professional at this point, or are they going to try what I have already tried and tell me what I already know?

Much love,

Feel free to chime in anyone. Thanks again andro ninja.

I hate double posting, but if anyone out there reading this thinks that this phone has hardware damage I would love to know before wasting anymore time or money trying to fix it.

Thanks
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