Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,808,000 Members 47,497 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[Q] LG G2 Bricked! PLEASE HELP!!!

Tip us?
 
simon_lefisch
Old
#1  
simon_lefisch's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 372
Posts: 1,338
Join Date: Dec 2010
Default [Q] LG G2 Bricked! PLEASE HELP!!!

i have the VZW G2 (VS-980) and its stuck in fastboot mode. ive tried all the different methods listed in these forums and nothing has worked. i cant get into download mode as everytime i try, download mode shows for a second then goes into fastboot mode again. PLEASE HELP!!
 
ericdabbs
Old
#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 309
Posts: 1,068
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Los Angeles
Quote:
Originally Posted by simon_lefisch View Post
i have the VZW G2 (VS-980) and its stuck in fastboot mode. ive tried all the different methods listed in these forums and nothing has worked. i cant get into download mode as everytime i try, download mode shows for a second then goes into fastboot mode again. PLEASE HELP!!
How the hell did you brick it? Give us some more background on what tweaks, root methods, flashing recovery methods did you use or else its hard to diagnose the issue.
 
simon_lefisch
Old
#3  
simon_lefisch's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 372
Posts: 1,338
Join Date: Dec 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by ericdabbs View Post
How the hell did you brick it? Give us some more background on what tweaks, root methods, flashing recovery methods did you use or else its hard to diagnose the issue.
ok. i was on stock. rooted with the IO method. wanted to flash a ROM (clean rom). downloaded ROM, wipe dalvik/cache/data. after reboot, phone booted into recovery mode. tried going into download mode to revert back to stock and LG FlashTool failed. said phone was the wrong model number (D802). the ROM i Downloaded said it was for VZW G2. obviously it wasnt. so i finally ended up using fastboot to push boot image and it booted, but in about phone, it says it D802 model (i just got it to boot, where as before i was stuck in fastboot mode). now i need to return to stock, but dont know how. any ideas?
 
Gnarfsan
Old
#4  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 199
Posts: 810
Join Date: Aug 2010
Check out this thread:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...hlight=bricked
Primary device: LG G2 (D802, International)
 
simon_lefisch
Old
#5  
simon_lefisch's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 372
Posts: 1,338
Join Date: Dec 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gnarfsan View Post
well, i actually was able to restore a backup i had of my stock rom and that fixed the model number prob, however now i cant get into download mode so i can do a reflash :/
 
Gnarfsan
Old
#6  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 199
Posts: 810
Join Date: Aug 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by simon_lefisch View Post
well, i actually was able to restore a backup i had of my stock rom and that fixed the model number prob, however now i cant get into download mode so i can do a reflash :/
Even following the steps posted in that thread?
Primary device: LG G2 (D802, International)
 
simon_lefisch
Old
(Last edited by simon_lefisch; 13th November 2013 at 11:09 AM.)
#7  
simon_lefisch's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 372
Posts: 1,338
Join Date: Dec 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gnarfsan View Post
Even following the steps posted in that thread?
yes. not sure why its doing that. is there any way that download mode can be deleted from the phone? also, how do you get into fastboot mode?

EDIT: nevermind. i finally got it into download mode!! (thank god!!) flashing right now. damn that was a pain in the ass. i was starting to freak out that i messed up my phone. this is my first LG phone so this process is a little new to me (been on moto for the last few years) thanks for trying to help me out. this was def a learning experience.
 
Gnarfsan
Old
#8  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 199
Posts: 810
Join Date: Aug 2010
Phew, I'm glad to hear that. Some day I will be in the same situation

Sent from my LG-D802 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
Primary device: LG G2 (D802, International)
 
trickster2369
Old
#9  
trickster2369's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 759
Posts: 2,293
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: SD

 
DONATE TO ME
Just a quick question. Why would you even need to go into download mode to flash a Rom? Never once have I done that. Really, just curious.

Thanks Devs. From my VZW G2.
 
shadymouse
Old
#10  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 38
Posts: 157
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Manhattan

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by trickster2369 View Post
Just a quick question. Why would you even need to go into download mode to flash a Rom? Never once have I done that. Really, just curious.

Thanks Devs. From my VZW G2.
I was thinking the same thing. It's best to stay out of those modes. Get a recovery installed ASAP and do everything that you need to do from there. I recommend TWRP Recovery.

Sent from my LG-D802 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

Tags
bricked, help !, lgg2, vs980
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Add the Xperia Z2 Lock Screen to Your Favorite KitKat ROM

Almost every OEM adds its own unique flair to their stock firmwares. While some of … more

Android App Review: Control Your Phone with Quick Control Panel – XDA Developer TV

Your Android smart device has many features that you … more

Play Music on Android Wear with Stellio Music Player

Android Wear smartwatchesare growing inpopularity every day. Some devices have already … more

Schedule is up for xda:devcon ’14

With xda:devcon ’14 just around the corner, and the venue close to selling out, there is a lot … more