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In an attempt to go from ICS 206 to 215, I followed the instructions step by step and using the utility, when I get to the step where it says instill zip file from SD card, I navigate to "D4.6.16.215.zip", apply it, and it says update aborted.

My phone will now no longer boot beyond the M Dual Core screen. It is simply blank. Does anyone have any ideas?
 
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i was about 5mins away from doing the same thing you did before glad i saw this gonna, i'm gonna wait until you find a fix (im on .213)
 
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i was about 5mins away from doing the same thing you did before glad i saw this gonna, i'm gonna wait until you find a fix (im on .213)
Well I'm back working again, but it's still on 206 even though I went through the flashing process to 215. I haven't even thought about updating my phone since installing 206 when it came out. I have read many threads that talk about "unsticking" to get from 206 to 208, but they're over a month old. I can't follow the instructions associated with unsticking because a) they're written for the razr and thus are ridiculously confusing, and b) the one thread that tries to explain how to use unstuckICS for D4 users makes even less sense.

I posted about where to get unstuckICS on another forum and someone directed me back to the Droid4withICSfix-rootLITE tool, which I already had. Step 16 seems to flash (with a TON of error that are supposedly to be expected) but then I can't apply any zip updates. All attempts abort.

This is all so maddening because nothing I try is working. At least my phone isn't a paper weigh. So I have that going for me... which is nice.
 
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Well I'm back working again, but it's still on 206 even though I went through the flashing process to 215. I haven't even thought about updating my phone since installing 206 when it came out. I have read many threads that talk about "unsticking" to get from 206 to 208, but they're over a month old. I can't follow the instructions associated with unsticking because a) they're written for the razr and thus are ridiculously confusing, and b) the one thread that tries to explain how to use unstuckICS for D4 users makes even less sense.

I posted about where to get unstuckICS on another forum and someone directed me back to the Droid4withICSfix-rootLITE tool, which I already had. Step 16 seems to flash (with a TON of error that are supposedly to be expected) but then I can't apply any zip updates. All attempts abort.

This is all so maddening because nothing I try is working. At least my phone isn't a paper weigh. So I have that going for me... which is nice.
Literally the tool does nothing. I run it. Everything in step 16 essentially errors out. Ultimately the phone reboots having accomplished zero. I am "stuck" on 206.
 
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Literally the tool does nothing. I run it. Everything in step 16 essentially errors out. Ultimately the phone reboots having accomplished zero. I am "stuck" on 206.
here is a boot.img i got from Droid forums https://www.dropbox.com/s/zwl0e6jx76...t-6-16-215.img try using this one and rename it to ICSFIX
 
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here is a boot.img i got from Droid forums https://www.dropbox.com/s/zwl0e6jx76...t-6-16-215.img try using this one and rename it to ICSFIX
Tried that. Same result. I have to believe this has something to do with the 206 build that I'm on, though I don't know why that latest utility doesn't address this since the 206 sticking thing seems to be a problem that was addressed so long ago.
 
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\how did you get back to normal when you soft bricked? so i know i can get back if i get the same problem. i might try this just to see if it works for me

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\how did you get back to normal when you soft bricked? so i know i can get back if i get the same problem. i might try this just to see if it works for me
VRZ_XT894_6.5.1-167_DR4-1_M1-219_1FF_01.xml.zip this is the fastboot GB 219 files correct? my files are all over the place lol
 
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I just booted to recovery and did a data wipe/factory reset, and I was back to stock 206. I didn't use that xml file because I'm not upgrading from GB.
 
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well i just bricked my self on the update lol
 
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Not sure why you guys are having trouble. I used the tool yesterday to go from 213 to 215. Basically we are flashing the GB files, then the boot.img for 215, letting it reboot and attempt to update, it will stick at the moto boot logo, then flashing the update in stock recovery. The only thing that might be of issue is if you are running safestrap, menu 16 is designed to not over write your data. I haven't tried running safestrap and using menu 16 to update. You can try the old method of flashing the GB files, Flashing the boot.img and then recovery update flash.
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