Originally Posted by ravenbrand
A user mentioned a similar problem around page six of the thread. He was told to hold down the power button and the volume down button to get to fastboot. That doesn't work. That has never worked for me. When I hold the buttons down the arrow, home, and recent apps buttons start flashing, but nothing happens.
Not being able to get into hboot/bootloader is virtually always
a matter of the user just not performing the button sequence incorrectly. People always just say "hold power and volume down", but that's really an incomplete description. If the phone is in a bootloop, or stuck "on", the best way is:
Hold power and volume down for a few seconds (about 5 sec) until the capacitive buttons flash, and keep holding. The phone will power off. Once the screen is black, release the power button (keep holding volume down) then press power button for 3 seconds and release. Keep holding volume down (shouldn't have release it at any point in the sequence so far) until the white hboot screen comes up.
This should work every time. From the hboot screen, you can go into fastboot mode, or boot into recovery.
---------- Post added at 01:40 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:39 PM ----------
Sounds like your original problem, is you just forgot to flash boot.img when you flashed the ROM.
What hboot version?
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