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Phone bricked suddenly and detected as Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008

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josealv23

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Jun 23, 2021
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Hi there!
I was using my pixel XL as usual, and when I was going to place a call, the screen went black, and I can't reboot the system anymore. The battery seems to charge adequately and even when I plug my phone to the PC, it is detected. However, it detects it as Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 instead of Pixel XL. Would appreciate some advice on the matter, as I would like to recover/back-up the data stored in the phone, I wouldn't even mind buying some sort of "storage" external reader and giving up on the phone itself, if there's some kind of hardware like that for phones.
As you might notice, I'm a total noob on smartphones, I mostly made hardware repairs, so I would appreciate some guidance. Thanks a lot! :)