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Sorry if this post is redundant, but the methods I've seen haven't worked, so I can't be alone. Here is how to boot into TWRP if your phone is boot looping/soft bricked. (info pulled from here, of all places.)

1. Make sure phone is completely powered down.
2. Press and hold the Volume down button and the Power button.
3. When the LG logo is displayed release the Power button only then immediately press and hold the Power button again.
4. Release both buttons when the Factory Hard Reset screen displays.
5. Press the power button three times, like it says. Even though it says it will delete everything, it won't (I can confirm that if you are at least on v2.6.3.2).
6. After a "factory reset processing" appears, you should get the TWRP flash screen, and you are good to go.

Hope this helps someone besides currently frustrated me.
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I LOVE YOU! I honestly didn't think this would work but it does and i'm so happy.
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just about to make a thread asking how to do this. Glad I searched. way to make you jump through hoops tho.
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thanks for this. for me the phone didnt even have to be completely powered off.


i wa sin a sleep of death so i held down power and vol down until lg logo appeared let go and then pressed power again. pressed power 3 more times and it booted into recovery
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This thread should be stickied in Q&A
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Originally Posted by jadengore

Sorry if this post is redundant, but the methods I've seen haven't worked, so I can't be alone. Here is how to boot into TWRP if your phone is boot looping/soft bricked. (info pulled from here, of all places.)

1. Make sure phone is completely powered down.
2. Press and hold the Volume down button and the Power button.
3. When the LG logo is displayed release the Power button only then immediately press and hold the Power button again.
4. Release both buttons when the Factory Hard Reset screen displays.
5. Press the power button three times, like it says. Even though it says it will delete everything, it won't (I can confirm that if you are at least on v2.6.3.2).
6. After a "factory reset processing" appears, you should get the TWRP flash screen, and you are good to go.

Hope this helps someone besides currently frustrated me.

You're a lifesaver.
10th February 2014, 06:21 AM |#8  
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Thank you, doing my best to help out.

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Awesome. Didn't know this!

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@jadengore : I was stick in a bootloop, and your thread helps me a lot !
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Also, if you're too scared to try that, I've had success using rom toolbox to reboot into recovery. Of course this is assuming you have a working system.

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