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No Download/Fastboot/Recovery

OP piotrus22

14th August 2014, 05:49 AM   |  #1  
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hey guys -

i've got an issue i've never come across before. I've got a sim unlocked d801 tmobile lg g2. picked this up on cList. It's running tmobile's stock 4.4.2 KOT49I.D80120e software.

I wanted to root and start playing with some other ROMS etc, but when I cannot get the phone to boot into fastboot or download mode. It's not bricked because the phone boots fine but when I try to enter recovery I only get option to wipe or exit. When I wipe and do factory reset, it wipes phone but doens't do anything to allow me to enter fastboot or download mode.

any ideas what I should try?

thanks in advance!!

edit: tried towelroot through play store and somehow got root access. tried to install recoveries via flashify but got nowhere. it says it successfully installed but when i hit "reboot recovery" or "reboot bootloader" it reboots into a black screen. have to power off and turn back on and stock rom still boots.
Last edited by piotrus22; 14th August 2014 at 06:03 AM.
15th August 2014, 06:54 AM   |  #2  
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thought i'd update this in case anyone else every finds it. download app called autorec for lg g2. literally run the apk on your phone and it fixes everything. unbelievable. anyway here's the link and source for where I found it:

http://www.droidviews.com/install-tw...-4-4-2-kitkat/
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