Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,732,206 Members 43,631 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Stuck on boot screen, restore failed!

Tip us?
 
justdrew424
Old
#1  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 3
Join Date: Sep 2013
Default Stuck on boot screen, restore failed!

I have been running liquid smooth 2.9 for about a year now with no issues. Last night my battery died and I plugged it in and tried to boot up immediately as I needed it. We'll it shut off again and I let it sit for a few minutes then tried to reboot. Now it just stays stuck in the boot splash screen. I can boot into TWRP but get a failure when restoring. It's telling me E: no packages found to fix. Is this a corrupt backup file or something worse? I can get into Odin or TWRP. I have an older backup saved on my PC, is it worth trying to move that to ext sd card. Thanks in advance for any thoughts

Drew
 
justdrew424
Old
#2  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 3
Join Date: Sep 2013
Update - I tried to ODIN back to a stock image. I get a sucessful load with VRUCML1, but it gets hung up on the verizon load screen now. I tried to ODIN VRALG1 and I get a fail after the aboot step every time. I have tried different cables ans usb ports as well. What are my next steps, if any?

Thanks
Drew
 
seanawake
Old
#3  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 10
Join Date: Feb 2014
Flash tools, boot it in flash mode, click unlock bootloader, then remove USB and try booting.

Sent from my C5302 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
 
BadUsername
Old
#4  
BadUsername's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 636
Posts: 1,294
Join Date: Mar 2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by justdrew424 View Post
Update - I tried to ODIN back to a stock image. I get a sucessful load with VRUCML1, but it gets hung up on the verizon load screen now. I tried to ODIN VRALG1 and I get a fail after the aboot step every time. I have tried different cables ans usb ports as well. What are my next steps, if any?

Thanks
Drew
You shouldn't of used the 4.3 stock rom. Now you're probably stuck on it. Post what it says in download mode and I'll direct you to a proper fix.

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
 
ThePagel
Old
(Last edited by ThePagel; 8th March 2014 at 08:50 AM.)
#5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 351
Posts: 618
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Minneapolis

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by justdrew424 View Post
Update - I tried to ODIN back to a stock image. I get a sucessful load with VRUCML1, but it gets hung up on the verizon load screen now. I tried to ODIN VRALG1 and I get a fail after the aboot step every time. I have tried different cables ans usb ports as well. What are my next steps, if any?

Thanks
Drew
You cannot uee any odin file but the vrucml1 one because you are forever locked. try to flash it again but after you get stuck on the samsung logo pull your battery and do a factory reset in stock recovery.

Quote:
Originally Posted by seanawake View Post
Flash tools, boot it in flash mode, click unlock bootloader, then remove USB and try booting.

Sent from my C5302 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
Horrible advice! He is on the 4.3 bootloader after the ml1 flash. If he did that he would hard brick!!
ADB Only (Windows)
ADB Only (Linux) <-- Plus instructions
The Following User Says Thank You to ThePagel For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
justdrew424
Old
#6  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 3
Join Date: Sep 2013
Sorry didn't update sooner. Wish I would have seen about the locked bootloader before flashing. Anyways after a few attempts and battery pulls it finally turned on and allowed me to setup as a new phone. I was able to root the phone with saferoot. Kingo would not work for root access. Hopefully an exploit comes along in the future to unlock the bootloader..

Thanks for the help
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Run, Jump, and Shoot in Tales of Ciaxia

There are certain types of games that have become paramount of the portable gaming world. As we have … more

Samsung Gear Live Stock Firmware Image Pulled, Temp Root

Just yesterday,XDA Recognized Developer and TV ProducerAdamOutlertore apart … more

Draw a Line and Let Your Device Do the Rest with LineitApp

Over the years, since evenbefore Android entered the scene, we have striven to … more

[APK] Chrome Beta 37 Brings First Traces of Material Design

With Android L on the horizon, it’s no surprise that Google’s … more