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[Q] Xperia Sola not getting Power ON after install custom ROM

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By akshay788, Junior Member on 19th April 2014, 07:04 AM
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Yesterday i decided to root my xperia sola, and i did that, and I also did CWM recovery and right after, i tried to install a new ROM. I found some "XNovathor Project 4.1.2 V5" rom and followed the instructions....backed up, wiped everything, wiped cach and than I installed the rom from phone sd memory... it showed as if succesfully installed. Finally, the video guy says that i should reboot the device (the first option in boot window) and to wait as long as it takes. So I did...I rebooted it and it just turned off...i left it whole night, hoping it will boot up eventually, but it didn't...After I realised it wont, i tried to turn it on, but when i hold the power button, it's just vibrating every few seconds for half a sec as if it will turn on, but it doesn't. The light doesn't turn on, nothing shows up on screen....when i push the volume down and power button at the same time, along with vibrating, the led light goes green every few seconds. Only diffrence is that when i put it on the charger and than press volume down and power button, the led light turns green and it doesnt turn off untill i unplugg it. Is this what they meant when they said "bricked phone"? Thank you in advance, any advice is appreciated!
 
 
19th April 2014, 09:42 PM |#2  
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Try flash stock FTF file via flashtool if you can get into flashmode.
20th April 2014, 02:28 PM |#3  
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Try flash stock .54 kernel.

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20th April 2014, 05:41 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by akshay788

Hello,
Yesterday i decided to root my xperia sola, and i did that, and I also did CWM recovery and right after, i tried to install a new ROM. I found some "XNovathor Project 4.1.2 V5" rom and followed the instructions....backed up, wiped everything, wiped cach and than I installed the rom from phone sd memory... it showed as if succesfully installed. Finally, the video guy says that i should reboot the device (the first option in boot window) and to wait as long as it takes. So I did...I rebooted it and it just turned off...i left it whole night, hoping it will boot up eventually, but it didn't...After I realised it wont, i tried to turn it on, but when i hold the power button, it's just vibrating every few seconds for half a sec as if it will turn on, but it doesn't. The light doesn't turn on, nothing shows up on screen....when i push the volume down and power button at the same time, along with vibrating, the led light goes green every few seconds. Only diffrence is that when i put it on the charger and than press volume down and power button, the led light turns green and it doesnt turn off untill i unplugg it. Is this what they meant when they said "bricked phone"? Thank you in advance, any advice is appreciated!

yes it is soft brick,but don't panic you can retrieve it back to working condition.
i don't know which region are you from but you can download stock .54 FTF file from here http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...-root-t2273748
1.open flashtool
2.insert the usb cable holding the volume down button(green light should glow and flashtool will detect your phone in flash mode)
3.choose flash mode in flashtool and open downloaded FTF file into flashtool and perss flash button.
4.It's done power it on.
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22nd April 2014, 02:07 AM |#5  
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yes it is soft brick,but don't panic you can retrieve it back to working condition.
i don't know which region are you from but you can download stock .54 FTF file from here http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...-root-t2273748
1.open flashtool
2.insert the usb cable holding the volume down button(green light should glow and flashtool will detect your phone in flash mode)
3.choose flash mode in flashtool and open downloaded FTF file into flashtool and perss flash button.
4.It's done power it on.

Thankyou soo much...! Now its working fine.
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