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Boot into Fastboot or Recovery

OP IncredibleDoes

30th April 2010, 02:32 AM   |  #1  
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While the phone is off hold down "Volume down key" and the "power button"

*use volume keys to go up or down
*fastboot is locked so there is no options available besides "fastboot reboot"
*boot into recovery "option"

Just thought I'd post for you all to know this.

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30th April 2010, 04:21 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by IncredibleDoes

While the phone is off hold down "Volume down key" and the "power button"

*use volume keys to go up or down
*fastboot is locked so there is no options available besides "fastboot reboot"
*boot into recovery "option"

Just thought I'd post for you all to know this.

*ID*

Thank you. That seems to be the same on all the HTC's. I used that method on a MyTouch 3G
5th May 2010, 08:16 PM   |  #3  
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also while off hold down the opical button and press power u will access it too
5th May 2010, 08:21 PM   |  #4  
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you should update the original post. either optical button or vol down to enter bootloader for one and...

once you are in bootloader do this.

-press vol down to hover over recovery
-press power button to select recovery
-once you reach screen with exclamation and device hold volume up and press power

you can now wipe device or flash an update
8th May 2010, 04:47 PM   |  #5  
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i got to the screen with recovery on then i hit the power button again and another menu screen came up that has the bootloader options on it.
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Originally Posted by IncredibleDoes

While the phone is off hold down "Volume down key" and the "power button"

*use volume keys to go up or down
*fastboot is locked so there is no options available besides "fastboot reboot"
*boot into recovery "option"

Just thought I'd post for you all to know this.

*ID*

I did this accidentally yesterday turning on my phone. It freaked me out for a moment reminding me of the screen that came up when I leak-updated my Eris. What's "fastboot reboot" for?
12th January 2011, 09:01 PM   |  #7  
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thanks for this great mod !

I installed it successfully, and my questions now are:

1) to get back to my old system, i just have to boot into GoAPK ClockworkMod Recovery, wipe cache&data and restore the backup i made? or do i also have to flash a sbf-file with RSD Lite?

2) (updated) google maps : rotation doesn't work, is that normal (defy not a supported device) ?

thanks for your help
Last edited by strohmann; 12th January 2011 at 09:07 PM. Reason: spelling mistake
19th March 2011, 05:47 AM   |  #8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IncredibleDoes

While the phone is off hold down "Volume down key" and the "power button"

*use volume keys to go up or down
*fastboot is locked so there is no options available besides "fastboot reboot"
*boot into recovery "option"

Just thought I'd post for you all to know this.

*ID*

Thank You!

Bloody Hell!!!!!!!! 2 hours of searching for an answer to my obvious question. a mass of posts talking about booting in this that and whatever other way to do this, that and...... yet not one bothers to divulge the most fundamental of informations. HOW!
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Thank You!

Bloody Hell!!!!!!!! 2 hours of searching for an answer to my obvious question. a mass of posts talking about booting in this that and whatever other way to do this, that and...... yet not one bothers to divulge the most fundamental of informations. HOW!

Jesus, relax lol.

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