What happened after you tried to fix your SOFT-brick?


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Damjan94

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i tried that too, the same problem.. i will try sony companion and see what will happen..

if you can get into recovery, than your phone will most likely survive. the best thing to do, is to wait till someone with actual knowledge decides to read this post, or you could try making another thread. I guess you tried google-ing :D just don't do anything that might worsen the situation :p
 
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emirhan7

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Sir ı need major help. ı have two phones M5 and Z5 ı opened the back of both.
M5 was sitting on a shelf for years, the problem at first when ı first tried booting it ı thought LCD was broken there were vibrations and left it, months later ı tried, it got to boot animation then sound got stuck and glitched and turned off. ı plugged m5 into pc done something with EMMA didn't work didn't even pass sony logo, Companion said bootloader is open, ı closed it by flash tool and flash tool said it was rooted but ı don't even remember rooting it was my father's phone, whatever, after that ıfixed it by Companion didn't work Red Light and vibrations followed the steps and get it back working but right now it did the same thing and boot animation and sound got stuck and turned off. any idea what's wrong ?.
Z5 on the other hand was rooted unlocked recovery and rom installed I tried installing stock ROM and probably missed a step and it's bricked. at least what ı think. red blinking light when plugged in, goes solid when button pressed ı charged it for days still blinking led. thanks to the forum ı tried doing button combos and both power buttons + volume down vibrates phone for three times at 5 seconds tried two vibrations full vibration but regardless of what button ı press it always goes back to blinking?
ı am out of any ideas, ı would greatly appreciate any help ı don't have any phones right now and my online classes are due ı need help :(
edit ; after many battery unplugs M5 got to android starting app optimizing screen and screen gliched and turned off ( CPU dead ?)
 
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mirhl

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There's no such a thing as a dead cpu.
You probably are super low on battery, enough to quit offline charging, but not enough to complete the first heavy boot.
You should flash a stock kernel with a recovery from fastboot, and then boot to it until you are at least 20% charged.

You can flash your Z5 clean with xflasher or flashtool.
 

emirhan7

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hi, ı was given up for a long while but I picked it up now again,
I killed the M5, İ did the companion and a flash tool every time it gets to boot animation then gets glitched screen gives artifacts sound gets stuck and fails, so ı was trying over and over, unplug all the ribbon cables let it discharge and try ı again, after trying for soo many times ı messed up the charging port ribbon, crush and bend. PC thought it was an audio device then it started smelling burned so, dead now
ı am trying z5 now unplugged the battery and left it like that for days for a couple of times, and charged it with a red light blinking for 48 hours twice still blinking, tried button combinations but never seen the color anything but red, there is response tho. if ı press the power button while plugged red light goes solid if ı press the sim card tray button and the power button it vibrates 3 times. ı am sure ı messed it up while trying to turn to the official. ı was confident with the phone ı skipped a step or pressed something wrong and it didn't even boot up again. motherboard replacement for both phones are 200 Try and m5 worth 500 Try and z5 is 800 try, should ı ? or is it just e-waste now?
and thank you to xda community for everything.
 

vaericke

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Hi I really need help I tried to flash my firmware through flashtool but it is not working with the latest flashtool, and my antivirus keeps removing files from a lot even the official flashtool downloaded at xda, My phone used to be on the Sony Logo but now it is black blank. I tried xperifirm but I cannot finish any downloads it keeps stopping at 50 60 % so I'm trying to download other firmwares in the net if those are even legit, I'm so frustrated now I don't know what I'm doing please help.
 

MegaSharkXDA

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So… I bricked my Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra while trying to install TWRP 3.5.2. Bootloader is unlocked.

Here’s what the phone doesn’t do:

  • Doesn’t turn on
  • Doesn’t vibrate when power is pressed
  • Doesn’t vibrate when power is pressed for a long time
  • Doesn’t vibrate when power+vol down is pressed for a long time
  • Doesn’t vibrate when power+vol up is pressed for a long time
  • Doesn’t light up any LED when connected to a wall charger
  • Doesn’t light up any LED when connected to a PC
  • Doesn’t light up any LED when connected to a PC with vol up pressed
  • Doesn’t light up any LED when connected to a PC with vol down pressed


But here’s what it still does, so at least there’s still hope it may resurrect from the dead:

  • It is recognized when connected to a PC as “Other devices / QUSB_BULK”
  • It is recognized when connected to a PC with vol down pressed as “Other devices / QUSB_BULK”
  • It is recognized when connected to a PC with vol up pressed as “Other devices / QUSB_BULK” but only for a few seconds, and then it disconnects. So at the very least the device “knows” it should be doing something differently when connected with vol up pressed
So it does seem to still hold a chance.

Can you help me out? Thanks in advance!
 

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    [SOFT-BRICK RECOVERY] Recover most XPERIAs from SOFT-BRICK

    If you are not sure what your doing or just want to confirm something, PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS FIRST. You always want to do the easiest things first.There many of us that have had success using different methods. And there are many of us who are willing to help.


    The Wikipedia definition for {Brick (electronics)}
    When used in reference to consumer electronics, a "brick" describes an electronic device such as a smart phone, game console, router, or tablet computer that owing to a serious misconfiguration, corrupted firmware or a hardware problem, can no longer function. The term derives from the vaguely cuboid shape of many electronic devices (and their detachable power supplies) and the suggestion that the device can only function as a large, heavy object.
    The term can also be used as a verb. For example, "I bricked my MP3 player when I tried to modify its firmware."[1]
    In one common sense of the term, "bricking" suggests that the damage, often a misconfiguration of essential on-board software, is so serious as to have rendered the device permanently unusable.
    However, another use of the term "bricked" is understood to describe a situation where a device is unable to function even when the device does have potential to be recovered later to a working state. In this sense, the damage may be reversible; it is only during the period that it's unable to function that the device is deemed "bricked". This is often referred to as a "soft brick" whereas an unrecoverable device is a "hard brick".​

    DON'T WORRY, BE PATIENT, YOU CAN FIX YOUR PHONE.



    This common 'cents' is worth more than a million dollars the price of your phone ;)
    My two cents, always install CWM - Backup your ROM, before doing any modding to your phone.





    For this guide I will define types of RESETS that happen when pressing both the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.
    SOFT RESET = 1 vibration then let go of buttons (hold about 3 seconds); Like hitting REBOOT.
    HARD RESET = 3 vibrations then let go (about 10 seconds); Like taking out the battery.*
    *USE HARD RESET ONLY IF ALL OTHER TRICKS HAVE FAILED. RECOVERY FROM THIS DEEP LEVEL OF SOFT-BRICK WILL TAKE A LONG TIME
    Both can be used at anytime on a working phone. Most bootloops will also allow resets



    XPERIA phones have 2 different modes that are used in recovering from SOFT-brick. FLASH mode & FASTBOOT mode.
    FLASH mode, is used by FLASHTOOL and can be used on every model of XPERIA phone with a locked or unlocked bootloader. FLASH mode will give a soild GREEN notification led when connected. To connect in FLASH mode:
    • Start with the phone turned off (or in between loops for some tricks)
    • Press and HOLD the volume DOWN button. (don't let go ;) )
    • Now connect to a PC using USB
    • If all went correctly you will get GREEN led, then let go of button :)
    FASTBOOT mode is used by Android Debug Bridge (ADB), and is found on every Android device. FLASHTOOL also uses FASTBOOT mode, however to flash this way you need an UNLOCKED bootloader. NOT EVERY PHONE CAN USE FASTBOOT. To find out if you can use FASTBOOT and how to set it up read {Spectre51's} thread on {unlocking & relocking bootloaders}. FASTBOOT mode will give a soild BLUE notification led when connected. To connect in FASTBOOT mode:
    1. Start with the phone turned off (or in between loops for some tricks)
    2. Press and HOLD volume UP button. (don't let go ;) )
    3. Now connect to a PC using USB
    4. If all went correctly you will get BLUE led, then let go of button :)


    To recover your phone you need to have FLASHTOOL ready and waiting at a specific spot.

    If you need help with setting up & using FLASHTOOL {>>CLICK HERE<<}
    1. DO NOT CONNTECT YOUR PHONE
    2. First you need to have FLASHTOOL installed from {HERE}
    3. Now run FLASHTOOL.
    4. From FLASHTOOL home, select the flash/lightning bolt button
    5. Select FLASH MODE
    6. Select your stock firmware file
    7. WIPE: everything
    8. If available EXCLUDE: TA. (this option is not available for all stock.ftf files, if it's there just exclude it)
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    9. Now click START button
    10. After FLASHTOOL prepares files, you should get this screen (or similar depending on version of FLASHTOOL)
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    11. >>>>>STOP<<<<< FLASHTOOL is now ready for TRICKS

    For help with finding your phones STOCK.ftf file click here

    You can use the file for your XPERIA model below to recover from SOFT-brick.
    To make your models specific .ftf file after you recover, you will find instructions {IN THIS POST}





    MAKE SURE YOU USE A STOCK FIRMWARE FOR YOUR MODEL XPERIA. Each phone model has a different file. Using the wrong file will give you the very SOFT-brick your trying to fix. If your not sure then ask for help.




    Links to STOCK FIRMWARES
    Special THANKS go to the following XDA members for providing and maintaining links for the STOCK.ftf files above. Please click their THANKS button in the post you download from.
    {dimon2242} {championswimmer} {Yakandu} {NomNomM} {zhuhang} {Spectre51} {hhlong89} {gregbradley} {Jozinek} {TeamMex} {Deadmask} {irontech}
    PC Companion can interfere with FLASHTOOL. Make sure it is NOT running when using FLASHTOOL.



    BATTERY CHARGING CYCLES



    On a working phone there are different stages of a battery's charging cycle. The stages are listed in order they happen. The cycle goes from a completely dead battery through a phone running on battery and back to a completely dead battery.
    1. Dead battery. No response from the power button, no screen and no led.
    2. Connect to charger
    3. low battery level charging mode. This is when just the RED led is on and no screen. At this stage the battery's charge is to low to turn the phone on, but it is charging.
    4. Kernel controlled off-line charging mode. This is when the battery has charged enough from step (3) and boots the kernel to charge the battery. The phone is off, but could be turned on using the power button. A quick press of the power button will show this battery icon. Icon will fill with charge.
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      The kernel also controls charging when the phone is on.
    5. Battery is fully charged.
    6. Unplug the phone and turn on.
    7. Battery is dead from normal use.
    8. Repeat stages starting at (1)






    Now, that is for a working phone. But if your reading this you don't care about a working cycle right? WRONG, this gives a baseline of charging check points to help in recovering your phone, so it is fairly important to understand.
    A soft-brick charging cycle can restart at different points along the baseline while attempting to boot.



    The kernel is the first thing to run at start-up.
    If the kernel is broken the phone may.....
    • Lock-up before the kernel boot screen with just the back-light on.
    • Lock-up at the kernel boot screen.
    • get stuck in boot loops.
      The SONY screen is displayed during kernel start-up, for a stock kernel.
      A charging cycle for a phone with a broken kernel can go as far as stage (4) and then lock up or boot loop. Then the battery will have to die for the phone to reset and start over at step (1).
    Thus ending a broken kernel cycle from dead battery to dead battery.


    The system or ROM/firmware runs after the kernel starts successfully.
    If the ROM is broken the phone may.....
    • Lock-up after the kernel screen with just the back-light on
    • Lock-up at the ROM boot screen
    • Get stuck in boot loops.
      The XPERIA screen is displayed during ROM start-up, for a stock ROM.
      A charging cycle for a phone with a broken ROM can go as far as stage (6) and then lock up or boot loop. Then the battery will have to die for the phone to reset and start over at step (1).
    Thus ending a broken system cycle from dead battery to dead battery.



    AN UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER WILL NEED TO BE RE-LOCKED FOR PC COMPANION TO WORK.
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    Please read all of the first post above and then all the instructions FIRST, before trying anything. If you are unsure about anything PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS. No one wants you to damage your phone. So make sure you understand what your doing. If your not sure what your doing you could do more damage to the phone :( And remember with an unlocked bootloader you can do severe damage.
    ATTENTION:
    If your phone is not working but you see a led or have bootloops DO NOT USE HARD-RESET. This can make your phone lock/freeze up until the battery dies. It took 51 hours for mine to die.
    However if you get stuck on a boot screen or get bootloops a SOFT-RESET may work to reboot.

    If you have unlocked your bootloader this guide may or may not work for you. If you have trouble recovering then see the "TRICKS that require FASTBOOT-mode" below.



    YOU NEED TO RESET YOUR PHONE!

    If your phone is soft-brick and does nothing when, -the buttons are pressed, -a charger is plugged in, -or if the screen is still ON then....
    • The memory chips need lose power to clear the bad data and reset the phone. Either by the battery going dead or by unplugging the battery.

    • You can to leave the phone on a charger to see when the battery dies. Usually the battery will not charge in a soft-brick state and will die while still plugged in. After the reset you should then get the red led. However if you get a red led immediately when first plugged in and no response but red led for a long time, then you may need to leave the phone unplugged and let the battery die.

    • Only after the chips reset will you get the red led. The RED LED should mean the phone is charging in 'low battery level charge mode'.

    • Once you get the red led, after the reset, do NOT try to turn on the phone. If you try to start the phone now without fixing the problem you will have to start all over.


    UNPLUGGING THE BATTERY

    If you feel like taking your phone apart you can unplug the battery. Most 2012 XPERIA's have a built in battery that is not designed to be easily removed. However next to the battery there should be a ribbon cable with a plug to the mother board. Unplugging this cable for 2-3 minutes should reset your phone without letting the battery die. Read here for the original idea post
    CAUTION: this may effect your warranty
    CLICK This for a Picture
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    Now after the phone has reset and you have the red led.​
    ~ keep charging with wall charger. A charger has a higher current rate and should charge faster than a PC.

    ~ Make flashtool ready to flash your stock.ftf file. If you are experiencing errors while flashing the entire ROM try to flash just the kernel, check off all in the exclude box except kernel. At this point your battery is very low and doing this will make the flash process much faster than trying to flash the entire ROM.

    ~ Try to connect phone in flash-mode. If your phone has enough battery you will get green led. If the flash fails on the first try, just put it back on the charger and wait about 10-30 minutes and repeat. It may take a while to charge enough to flash.

    ~ If you see the red led go out, then try for flash-mode.

    ~ If you get bootloops, try to flash between loops. As soon as you notice loop, hold volume down and plug the phone into PC with FlashTool ready. Once the loop starts you have very little time to flash, before the loops drain the battery. If you can not flash, the battery will have to die and phone reset. Then start over with red led.

    ~ After you complete the flash, unplug the phone and see what happens. Sometimes it will boot to Sony screen and then shut off by itself, if so plug in to a charger. You should get the red led then the battery charging screen then. After about 20 minutes of red led.

    ~ If you get a green led (for flash mode) then press the power button until 1 vibration. The green led should flash 1 time. This will end flashmode and start the phone. If you don't end flashmode the phone will still give a green led whenever plugged in, but it will not charge, until the battery dies and the phone resets again.

    ~ If you were able to flash the entire stock.ftf file and your phone has gone from red led to the charging screen, then your phone should now be recovered and turn on normally.

    ~ If you could only flash the kernel then you will get bootloops. Again you can unplug and try a hard-reset to turn off the phone. If hard-reset works plug in charger and wait for red led and then charging screen.

    ~ If you don't do a hard-reset, the phone boot looping should kill the battery and then plug in charger (this is what I did). Then wait for red led and then charging screen.

    ~ Now you should have a good kernel and the phone plugged in. You should have the charging screen with the battery icon and led for 'off-line charge mode'. Charge until over 50%. A quick press of the power button will bring up the charging screen.

    ~ Once over 50% then flash the full stock.ftf with a full wipe.

    ~ If you got this far but still cannot flash a full stock.ftf file then try to use PC Companion software to REPAIR your phone. Make sure battery is more than 50%.

    ~ If all fails then post a copy of the FlashTool log in this thread.
    To save space please use the BB code for HIDE. Example
    [HIDE]The text from your log here[/HIDE]
    The text from your log here


    If the above steps do not work you can also try the tricks below.​


    Due to the amount and length of TRICKS, I have provided links to their post

    TRICK: FOR PHONE THAT WONT RESPOND; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed working on ION

    TRICK: FOR PHONE THAT WONT RESPOND; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed ION

    TRICK: TRY CONNECTING TO PC; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}

    TRICK: IF BOOTLOOPS WHEN PULGGED INTO PC; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK} This should also work for FLASH mode; Confirmed ION

    TRICK: FOR PHONE THAT WONT RESPOND; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed working on Xperia J

    These TRICKS require FASTBOOT access on the phone​

    TRICK: FOR KERNEL WITHOUT OFFLINE CHARGING; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK }

    TRICK: IF YOU GET INTO FASTBOOT MODE, BLUE LED; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed ION

    TRICK: FOR UNLOCKED BOOTLOADERS; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed ION

    TRICK: IF YOU TRIED A HARD RESET (3 vibrations); {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}

    TRICK: TO USE FASTBOOT TO ACCESS FLASHMODE; { VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Comfirmed S

    TRICK: USE FASTBOOT TO FLASH KERNEL; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed ION

    TRICK: FOR UNLOCKED BOOTLOADERS; {VIEW THIS POST FOR TRICK}; Confirmed SOLA​

    Please give feedback if any of these work and on what devices, I will update. 272​



    If you think I should add something new, either post it or PM me the content to add. Thanks to all those who help.
    Please vote in my POLL. If this thread helped you please guide others here for the same help :D

    LINK FOR FLASHTOOL HELP POST

    List of those that have recovered
    thank you! Worked perfect!! as hard as it was to let the battery die I did it and she worked!!! :D
    My phone is working again, you just have to be patient, as it took >16 hrs for my phone to turn on. Once my phone turn on automatically, I had let sit for 4hrs, then pressed the power and volume up buttons at the same time and held it for exactly 5 seconds, it then turned off and I was able to flash as normal. Just be patient. Thanks everybody.
    Here are the steps I took successfully revise my phone from soft brick.

    [*]That is all ... Back and running.
    [/LIST]

    GOOD Luck.

    Timing = could be different from phone to phone - depends on battery of the phone before it dead.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
    Unbelievable - SOFT brick again :crying: ... trying to deodex the new fw 6.1.E.2.68. Now my device is unresponsive neither to soft or hard reset. Waiting for the phone battery to die and see if I can do anything after that :rolleyes:

    Edit: whewww...So glad just had to wait for battery die - recharge ! was able to reflash - back in business again :victory:
    i charge it then got bootloop...but i did not manage to go to flashmode but fastboot....so i just flash cm9 kernel and it boot..then it go back off....i charge it again and its turning on so i just manage to go flashmode so i flash stock ...and now its revive...im glad i made it



    dont just w8 it to green....when it bootloop just do the button to go to flashmode...dont do hard reset..it make ur phone longer charging to make the red led coming
    ok flashtool flash complete very hard to get greenled but its ok but no boot , i replug in wall charger for 10mn and auto boot and all is ok

    my ion working perfect

    thank you all

    i use generic honkong tft firmware LT28i_6.1.E.1.19_Hong Kong.zip
    yeah, finally, Successful to flash the rom in my ION and running normal now~~~:victory::laugh:
    I just get my phone back to life :))
    My phone back to life now.

    I Flashed Custom kernel and got Briked (Boot Loops) at 9th Dec Morning 10:30AM
    Did Hard Reset and phewwww Phone is Completely Dead Unresponsive.

    BUT DON'T GIVE UP....

    Many Thanks To People Who Have Shared Their Experiences Here.. Keep It Up Guyz.:good:



    In last Thursday I decide to get back my bricked ION and then follow the instruction as markelON suggested.
    And when I tried 2 hours later, I've finally get the Xperia logo again, and everything become working! :D

    In my case I found later that the speaker in back of the phone has broken. I don't sure this was already broken since the phone bricked or between the repair service tries for recover my phone. But other functions are working and my dad had car accident recently. So I keep my phone and still not send back to repair service yet.

    Now it has hardware issue, not brick, so I could call the repair service to fix it now. :silly:

    I thank everyone who lend the help, especially markeION.
    Thank you very much.

    P.S. I has also written the fix instruction summary in my language and publish to local community too, based on markeION suggustion. So I think this would help others who aren't skill the English language too.

    Thanks!
    I was able to get it in fastboot mode, i will now try to fla****
    this is what i did for the people having the same issue.
    once you get the boot loop press power+vol up until you get first vibration, after that very quickly you need to plug usb to the pc while holding only the vol up key.
    this worked in a xperia ion bootloader unlocked

    Thanks everyone for your help. i got more experience now, i hope this helps to everyone else that have or get the same issue.
    Remember when you get bootloop press power+vol up until you get first vibration, then very quickly connect the phone pressing vol up or vol down to get fastboot or flashmode, then you can fix the phone with flashtool. this worked for my Xperia Ion bootloader unlocked

    Look, right now i am in Fastboot Mode! This time it worked again. But when i try to flash a kernel.sin it says that there is no device! What to do man??


    EDIT: WAIT, NOW I AM IN FLASH MODE AND TRYING TO FLASH KERNEL! But after a few seconds i get this:

    EDIT 3: I made it! I had to flash the whole Rom. Not just the system.sin and kernel.sin. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP!

    So I don't do anything about the purple led and just redo the steps?
    Okay o_o

    -edit-
    whathe
    I GOT IT TO FLASHMODE
    After charging and having constant red led to no led (?) I unplugged from the wall charger and and then plugged to laptop to wait for bootloop. So there was red led, then after a while no led again. I just pressed down (didn't expect anything to happen lol) and then I got GREEN LED!!!! Luckily, I already set up flash tool

    I installed ALL the drivers in flash tool :(
    But there was no Ion,

    right now i'm installing pc suite cause my sister said there are drivers there.
    Am I doing the right move? O_O

    -edit2-
    MY SISTER WAS RIGHT
    IT FLASHED ALL THE WAY THROUGH!!!

    btw, checked Exclude TA, is that correct?

    phone still won't boot (assuming no battery)
    I'M CHARGING RIGHT NOW!!

    will report back when it boots
    sorry for page stretching!

    -edit3-
    HOMYGOSH I LOVE YOU ALL
    THANKS SO MUCH GUYS!
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!
    EVERYTHING PAID OFF!!
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED ME!!!!
    SAVED ME A LOT OF $$$ ^_^

    Many thanks for this post as I was stuck in a ram dump boot loop and following the instructions allowed me to flash a ftf file and now the phone (Sony Miro) is up and running :victory:

    i manage to get bootloop after 5-10 minutes.
    got my kernel on back. tapping the sony logo and enter cwm , restore my backup , and reboot...but the phone not reboot.

    screen are black and red led still there. usb still attach to pc.

    need to recharge batteries to full/green led ?


    update : i remove the usb cable , and use fastboot mode to flash kernel and on the phone. it boot up nicely in my miui backup with 1% battery haha...

    thx to all that help me and of course to this thread :D

    The phone is back.:)

    Sent from my LT28i using xda premium

    Thanks ToledoJab!!

    I can repair one xperia s with a format memory problem.

    The phone stay in SONY logo everytime, but I can flash it again.

    Thanks!!

    Thanks you rly helped me get my phone working again :p
    I got it bricked by installing cwm and it didn't let me boot in os, than I formatted /system and lost cwm, all my system
    I wonted to install newest cynogen mod so my question is: "can I use flasher to flash cynogen mod?"

    After all, I read about unbricking phone I am now in the situation of blinking red light and the phone turn on with a black screen.. then after 20min the phone fully turn-off and i charge the phone and i get solid red light.. hoping that it will be fix. Thanks to all:)


    My Xperia ion now back to normal.. I get red light but cannot detect on laptop and all the button of xperia not working. I first run the flashtool ready to install firmware and then together with pc companion and finally the xperia green led comes up........ w/out pc companion my xperia still on red light and all button of xperia not working.. The Flashtool detect the phone and install the firmware...

    Thanks to this blog..

    :victory: :good: well thanks to all xda developer for this thread.. :good: :victory:

    my 1 week old Sony Xperia J (rooted , v6 supercharger , stock firmware) that appears BOOTLOOP :crying:
    it happens when i try to use some method "how to connect stock firmware ICS to ad-hoc" by changing wifi supplicant script.. :eek:

    OK , :cool:
    :silly:ENJOY UR BRAND NEW/OLD ware:silly:

    :victory: WELL THATS IT ,, THATS WHAT I'VE DONE ,, you guys can follow it if you like .. i can do it , so u can. :confused: ryt? :silly:
    THANKS TO THIS THREAD , AND ALL CREDIT TO ALL XDA Developer Who already tested all trick and method and provide all TOOLS :highfive:

    IM NOT GOOD ENOUGH IN ENGLISH . PERIOD

    Thanks for the answer and the miracle has happened, my phone is back from the dead. This is how i did it:

    I got frustrated with the phone after it wouldn't respond to the soft reset it was trying (power + volume up). Then i pressed the volume up button while playing a game with the other while in the corner of my eye i see the light changing color and yes, it had gone into fastboot. After that i flashed the kernel only, but the phone wouldn't boot. I was angry that i let this good chance slip, but i managed to do the trick again: just keep pressing volume up, until it went into fastboot. I flashed the stock rom and my phone worked again.

    Moral of the story (and something to put in the startpost): Even if the screen doesn't show anything and even if the phone doesn't vibrate or give a signal to indicate the battery is full it can still go into fastboot if you press the button repeatedly and keep trying.

    Thanks for the help!

    Worked like a charm for me brother. Installed something to my L28at and it was showing incorrect battery and couldnt re install original OS. Now I am good!

    Anyone can help me please, i have strong red light and i can't flash again.:(

    EDIT: Now, after unplugged and waiting 5 mn, i plugged again I see the logo of the battery:laugh: and it appears that it is empty after 20 hours of charging lol. I wait a bit and I'll let you know if I can flash:fingers-crossed:

    EDIT2: I installed cm9 and restored my backup. everything is ok now.

    Mine is the same problem, the kernel does not support offline charging, and the issue is that: the phone runs out of battery - It gets booted up after 5 minutes charging and then turn off. The cycle continues.

    I solve the problem by:
    - Let it charge till the screen boots up.
    - Power + volume up for 1 vibration, and then hold volume up for fastboot mode.
    - Flash adv kernel 17 and then connect to charger. Let it charge for 30 mins.
    - Reflash the Rom kernel.

    Everything works perfectly after that.

    Thanks it worked!

    But is there a way that you can use the phone with pc companion after flashing it?
    Because pc companion told me i have a wrong firmware...:confused:

    Alhamdulillah ~ SUCCESS :good:

    SUPER Thanks To Everyone Here~!!

    :victory:

    ok i after about 9 hours of charging i didn't get any response from my Phone (ion)
    so i decided to open my phone and disconnect the battery cable !
    after i disconnect my battery cable and plug it again i connect my phone to wall charger and get a red light LED.. after about 20 minutes red led become orange then i connect my phone to pc and start flashtool and flashed new TFT file

    all i am saying is that if u don't get red light after couple of hour you have 2 options !
    let the battery drain then start charging or unplug battery cable then plug it back

    here is the picture of my ion's battery flat

    Yess!! I Repair.. Thank Youu!!:D:D:D

    Well I recovered my Ion.
    Now for some reason I cannot flash any baseband when using win xp. I can flash basebands from ubuntu though. It took me a few hours to figure this out. Tried reboot, older version and every stock ftf I have, ics & gb. I can flash all other parts of the stock ftf. Baseband freezes flashtool up at processing the data and I have to close flashtool.
    Not sure why win xp wont work, but since linux worked I dont care :D
    I got some good tips to add to OP.
    Flashing just the kernel requires less battery charge to flash and fixes offline charging.
    Also unplugging the battery after back pieces are removed should eliminate the waiting for battery to die, if you can handle taking phone apart. Battery unplug should save a lot of time in both discharge and charging. If battery is full if will take days to discharge. But if you unplug it should reset and keep the charge for flashing.
    Well now on to my wifes captivate glide. It keeps shutting down when data is turned on. Time to learn about odin and Samsung ;)

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    EDIT:
    I am going to try something new. I am going to place a rubber band around the phone to hold the volume down button in. Then I will leave flashtool asking for phone in flashmode.
    Like in this picture..
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    I will leave it like this till morning. I am hoping once the battery dies I will catch a loop and already have the button and flashtool ready. I might just get lucky and wake up with a restored phone :)






    Well I am no longer a soft-brick VIRGIN.
    Never do a hard-reset when booting up and on the Sony screen, for stock kernel.
    I was having some issues receiving both texts & calls. I was in the process of flashing just the baseband from .68i firmware when I thought I was holding the volume down button and plugged in USB. Well I must not have had the button pressed and it started to boot. Being the impatient person I am I attempted a hard-reset while it was starting to boot. Well the hard reset worked but now I have NO response from my phone at all.
    The phone had over half the battery left. I am currently plugged in and waiting for something to happen. About every hour or so I switch from PC to wall charger.
    The soft-brick demon attacked about 6:00 EST FEB-3. After 5 hours the soft-brick monster still has a choke hold on my ION. I am currently doing weapons upgrade for the next round of battle. I will slay this soft-brick beast. :D
    I will update as I progress.

    p.s. Luckily I got the micro-sim card to sit properly in my X10 without an adapter, as I don't have one and need the phone tomorrow for work ;)
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    The Rubber Band trick worked

    The Rubber Band trick worked:good:

    I started the flash tool and set it to flash mode with .68 firmware ready to flash.
    Then I put the Rubber band on the phone in such a way that the Vol down button was pressed.
    Then I connected the Phone to PC and then went to sleep.
    In the morning, the firmware was flashed.
    The phone still won't start. So I put it on Wall charger and withing 10 mins the phone was on and booted properly.

    Thanks to Jaramie for his tip.:good:
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    ok i after about 9 hours of charging i didn't get any response from my Phone (ion)
    so i decided to open my phone and disconnect the battery cable !
    after i disconnect my battery cable and plug it again i connect my phone to wall charger and get a red light LED.. after about 20 minutes red led become orange then i connect my phone to pc and start flashtool and flashed new TFT file

    all i am saying is that if u don't get red light after couple of hour you have 2 options !
    let the battery drain then start charging or unplug battery cable then plug it back

    here is the picture of my ion's battery flat