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[Q] Can't access Download or Recovery...

OP gbakeriv

21st April 2014, 09:43 PM   |  #1  
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Hey guys,

I've really been going through the forums and trying to find a fix for this, but most "unbrick" solutions require I put the phone in download mode. I've had plenty of times before where I had to do the whole button-combo to get into TWRP, but right now all that happens is my phone will boot into the LG logo for a split second, then die. The button combo leads to the factory reset screen, but just shuts off. Plugging in the phone while holding volume + (or not holding the volume up, this happens regardless) just leads to file explorer opening up ten windows prompting me to reformat a bunch of different drives.

How do I get back into recovery, or unbrick, when I can't get into download mode or recovery via factory reset screen?

Much appreciated for your help here.
22nd April 2014, 02:55 AM   |  #2  
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I'm in the same boat, I'll leave a reply if I figure anything out. Did you try to install the 24a update?
25th April 2014, 07:09 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by gbakeriv

Hey guys,

I've really been going through the forums and trying to find a fix for this, but most "unbrick" solutions require I put the phone in download mode. I've had plenty of times before where I had to do the whole button-combo to get into TWRP, but right now all that happens is my phone will boot into the LG logo for a split second, then die. The button combo leads to the factory reset screen, but just shuts off. Plugging in the phone while holding volume + (or not holding the volume up, this happens regardless) just leads to file explorer opening up ten windows prompting me to reformat a bunch of different drives.

How do I get back into recovery, or unbrick, when I can't get into download mode or recovery via factory reset screen?

Much appreciated for your help here.

This helped me: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2448960

It also has instructions to restore download mode: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2451696

PM me if you need help...
25th April 2014, 08:27 PM   |  #4  
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If your stuck in fastboot with NO bootloader OR recovery this should help.

Before you start you need to be a bit familiar with LINUX and preferably Ubuntu in particular (since the guide uses that)

The last step is a bit confusing since hes using varibles for all the path names but here they are written out if your phone is located under sdb:

Code:
dd if=/home/med/Desktop/sbl1.img of=/dev/sdb2

dd if=/home/med/Desktop/aboot.img of=/dev/sdb5

dd if=/home/med/Desktop/rpm.img of=/dev/sdb6

dd if=/home/med/Desktop/tz.img of=/dev/sdb8

dd if=/home/med/Desktop/recovery.img of=/dev/sdb15
If your phone is located under sbc change sdb to sdc

Hope this helps and remember to use the 11A partitions as 10b and 1b WILL NOT WORK
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