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[FIX] Are You Stuck on a Boot Loop to Recovery and cant find a fix?

17th January 2014, 04:11 AM |#11  
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If you are on a T-mobile based rom, the way to 'freeze' the update is different than the others.

T-mobile roms use 'Google Services Framework' for the update, and obviously you can't freeze that app.

So, what you do is d/l a program called 'Autorun Manager'. Then inside that program, scroll down to 'Google Services Framework' and disable 1 receiver.

The one you want to disable is called 'com.google.gsf.update.SytemUpdateService$Receiver ' Just disable that (by unchecking it) and then reboot. You will not receive a notification to update ever again.

Also, go into the folder /cache and delete the FOTA d/l. You will need R/W permissions in the root directory to do this. So use whichever file manager you prefer for that.

The FOTA d/l is easy to spot, it's a 150mb approximately zip file with a bunch of chars and should be the only file in that directory. There are a few folders as well, but, ignore them and just delete the 1 file.
 
 
24th February 2014, 12:21 PM |#12  
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I'm in the same situation - reverted back to stock rooted with twrp recovery and now boot back to recovery. I haven's used adb much, but do know how to open the cmd window in the adb directory on my computer and it appears I'm connected to my d800. However, when I run the adb devices command I see the device code and recovery listed. When I type the first line of the code in the first post, adb shell, I get ~ # ←[6n and can't type in any additional commands.

Am I missing a step - or just not understanding the process??

UPDATE - Nevermind - I just typed in the command dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/fota using TWRP's Terminal Command and the phone booted right up to Clean Rom.

Thanks vegasdavek for your repost on this fix!
Last edited by jkeats20; 24th February 2014 at 01:25 PM.
25th November 2014, 05:23 PM |#13  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vegasdavek

So like many, I took a stupid OTA on one of the roms (CleanROM) and got stuck in recovery boot loop...

original post of this thread in hopes of saving someone else a lot of time trying to find that extra line of code burried in the other thread.

Thanks, found this now, only after I already fixed my issue, but this is useful. Perhaps you should also update it to reflect it can be done with the Terminal in TWRP..
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