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[Q] The difference between bricks ?

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By hujjaini, Member on 24th December 2012, 10:33 AM
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whats the difference between hardbrick and softbrick.. ?
 
 
24th December 2012, 03:57 PM |#2  
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whats the difference between hardbrick and softbrick.. ?

Softbrick is when the device is bootlooping due to system problems.
Hardbrick is when the device can't go to recovery and download mode.
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24th December 2012, 05:03 PM |#3  
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Softbrick is when the device is bootlooping due to system problems.
Hardbrick is when the device can't go to recovery and download mode.

i tried installing a jelly bean ROM, i had not formatted my phone, it got stuck in a bootloop.. i had to flash through odin to recover my phone. i followed the instructions of the installation properly.. why did i still get stuck in a bootloop ?
25th December 2012, 06:48 AM |#4  
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i had not formatted my phone

That's the reason.! U switch between roms, u will have to wipe data and cache 1st!
25th December 2012, 08:33 AM |#5  
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That's the reason.! U switch between roms, u will have to wipe data and cache 1st!

i tired it again last night, i wiped my data, wiped cache, made a back up in clockwork recover and tried installing jelly blast again.. i still got stuck in a bootloop :/
26th December 2012, 08:51 PM |#6  
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Try reformatting, wiping cache, wiping Dalvik cache and wipe system, then re flash

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