Motorola Droid :: How To Brick A Phone?

Aug 27, 2010

I wanted to root my phone but m scared if m going to brick it or something like that. How do people brick their phone?

Motorola Droid :: How to brick a phone?


Motorola Droid :: Will Intentionally Brick My Phone To Get Free Droid 2?

Aug 20, 2010

ok so i am rooted with FRG22 froyo build on my droid1 and i just recieved the OTA update (it didnt see the OTA build number), so i am wondering, if i installed this OTA will it brick my phone? i actually want this update to brick my phone because i just got done reading this story that says if you managed to brick your phone in the process of updating to froyo, they will replace your droid 1 with a droid 2!! so someone please tell me, will this brick my phone? also i already had my droid replaced once before i few months ago when i dropped it, will verizon still give me my Droid 2 replacement?link to this article i read : Droid Broken? Verizon's Willing to Step You Up to the Droid 2 for a Replacement | Android Phone Fans

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HTC Droid Eris : How To Brick Phone?

Mar 30, 2010

Is there any sure fire way to brick my eris? No real specific reason

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Motorola Droid :: Droid Bricked Itself / Un-Brick?

Jan 17, 2010

I've been searching for about two hours, and not found the answer I'm looking for(Probably missed it in my frustration).Today my Droid decided to reboot itself..and went directly to the Bootloader.I've tried everything..Factory reset(Which seems to fail)..redoing the 2.0.1 update(Which says there is an error in the .zip every time)..formatting the SD card.Best I get is once in a while it will boot up like a spanking new Droid-Exexpt the wireless radio does not function-no way to enable the network..but wifi works. To get it to fire upo I have to Format the SD card everytime.

I know there are recovery images/2.1 images out there.. Just how to flash them into the phone? The bootloader says ready to program..Again, I most likely missed the how-to, and a lot of the links to the files needed are broken anyhow.

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HTC EVO 4G :: How To Know I Brick Phone?

Jul 25, 2010

I tried to install a Bootanimation with bootanimation.zip When i turned on the phone, it keeps loading the Sprint 4G splash screen...So i just went to the Recovery screen and re-flashed the Damagecontrol 3.2.3, and it still just stays at the Sprint 4g slash page. I can get into the recovery screen which has ROM Manager. Did I screw something up thats too deep internally?

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Samsung Moment :: How To Brick Phone?

Aug 4, 2010

I started to update my phone (root) the download started, then I got an error message, now the computer wont recognize the phone! is there anything I can do or did I just brick my phone?

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Android :: Anyone Else's Phone Brick Today?

Jun 15, 2009

I updated a few apps yesterday afternoon, I can't remember all of them but Open Home was one of them. I turned my phone off when I got to work and when I turned it back on it would not go past the Android loading screen. T-Mobile had me reset back to the default setting so I lost all my apps and such. I was wondering if anyone else had this problem after updating an app recently.I don't want to download the app again if its broken.

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HTC Incredible :: OTA Update Brick A Rooted Phone?

Aug 17, 2010

So, will the ota brick a rooted phone that has been completely unmodified except for apps like wifi tether and incrediLED?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Can Lagfix Brick My Phone?

Nov 2, 2010

I have a Samsung Galaxy S phone and am wondering if the lagfix can brick my phone. Are there only one method of doing the Lagfix? If there are more than one, are there any that doesn't risk getting the phone bricked?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: How To Brick Phone I9000M?

Oct 24, 2010

Yes you read it right I want to know how I can brick my phone or make it stop working completely. Now let me explain the reason why. I had installed an app called "Launcher Pro". Later I uninstalled it and that is when all hell broke lose. Basically when ever I would swipe my screen to unlock the phone, I would get constant error messages that would reappear the moment I would close them, and to make matters worse it would lock out the rest of the screen so I can not click any thing else (just like in windows vista and windows 7 when a UAC message pops up). This is further complicated by the fact that I have a Bell Canada Samsung Galaxy Phone, which does not have the 3 button recovery ability but that is not the end of my problems. I got this phone at a store called Best Buy and got their warranty. Now one of the things that voids the warranty is unlocking the phone, guess what?? My phone is unlocked. So since my phone is not dead, it boots up, the lock screen loads up, the top bar shows u the battery life and the fact it is getting service and can receive calls (but which I can not answer since when it comes to that screen, the screen freezes up with the error messages). So if I take the phone to Best Buy, they are going to pop in a different sim other then bell and when they see that it works, will hand me back my phone and void my warranty. So I need to have the phone in such a condition that they can not check that and yes there can be no physical or water damage either. How do I accomplish this?

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Samsung I7500 :: Way To Brick Phone To Get It Replaced Under Warranty?

Mar 21, 2010

Any ideas?

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HTC EVO 4G :: How Could You Possibly Brick An Evo?

Nov 30, 2010

I was just talking to someone about bricking mobile devices and I couldn't even think of how I could accidentally brick my own phone. Couldn't you always just go into recovery and wipe/reflash? Unless there was a way to stop you from getting into recovery but I don't see how.I'm not an expert and I've learned everything I know from reading here and on XDA so I could be missing something.

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General :: How To Brick Android

Nov 19, 2012

I had a galaxy tab 2 wifi but it was stolen. I did not install any security apps on my tab so i cant locate it. Is it possible to download apps on the market that can brick the device or apps that are not compatible which can also brick it. so that he cant access my files and the tab.

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HTC Incredible :: LCD Density Changer Brick

Sep 20, 2010

Running Incredible with Froyo. I rooted using Unrevoked3, but I forgot to make the nandroid backup, I guess. the LCD Changer app has my reboot looping. After the very first HTC Incredible screen it goes totally white and I just hear the "Droid" voice(plays when the red droid eye comes up on screen normally" nothing but white and the voice just repeats after the screen flashes every minute or so. Tried applying the update.zip that was linked to on the developers blog, but no luck. Any ideas? I even tried resetting to factory defaults, formatted everything, basically. Lost a great of data, I'm afraid, but I just want my phone back.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Install The OTA Brick Update Before Froyo?

Jul 30, 2010

wonder if ill need to install the OTA brick update before froyo? The one that bricked phones and eff'd up my vibrate mode on my 1st evo.

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General :: How To Fix USB Brick With Correct Files

Aug 6, 2012

How can i fix usb brick with the correct files ?

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General :: LG L3 E400 Brick - PC Can't Recognize It

Oct 7, 2012

My friends gave me An lg l3 that i stick on emergency mode, i can'go in other mode He told me that he was flashing a new kernel and after that It could start on in emergency, the problem is that the pc can't Find the device, i've tryed all things But nothing, Kdz supporto tool pv suite d adb doesn't works...

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General :: How To Brick Galaxy S4 GT I9506

May 20, 2014

My Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 is bricked with this error:

image 1 (attached)

It doesn't go to recovery mode anymore now!!!

First I tried to install custom Rom to root it with Odin, it did seem fine with "green pass" but didn't actually install any recovery mode (there wasn't any install option in recovery mode, there were only update options), nothing happened to phone at all and it worked normal.

Second i wiped the phone and cache and I download the firmware from Samsung website.
and after try to install, it failed in Odin:

Images 2 & 3 (attached)

I'm not sure but I think it was a wrong firmware, because I bought my phone online (kogan.com i think it is in Hongkong) and I downloaded the Australia Vodafone firmware (as I'm using Vodafone sim card).

I should mention that phone doesn't go to recovery mode, failed in Odin, Kies can not fix it! the drivers all are up to date and no Antivirus runs in my PC.

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General :: Titanium S1 - Need Soft Brick Solution

Dec 4, 2013

I have soft bricked my Karbonn Titanium S1. Unfortunately i didnt have the backup. I tried to solve this problem by installing stock rom but the process is getting aborted. i dont know what is wrong with the stock rom. CWM is installed successfully though.

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General :: Galaxy Tab 7.7 - How To Completely Brick Tablet

Mar 23, 2014

I have Galaxy Tab 7.7 running ICS version of Android, due to some unwanted reasons, I need to completely brick this tablet, means I want that no one can boot this tablet in either way neither in recovery mode nor in downloading mode.

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General :: Soft Brick While Changing LCD Density DPI

Aug 6, 2013

i have samsung galaxy star i just rooted it 30 min earlier then changed the lcd density to 320 orignally it was 120 so me bcoz my mobile is soft brick... when i start it i just see the logo and adter it it is blank?

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Games :: Best Brick Breaker Type Game For Android?

Dec 28, 2009

Title says it all.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 Brick?

Sep 27, 2012

I tried the MAK-DROID rom (thread) and it works great, but MAK-DROID didn't have the language pt-br (portuguese from Brazil). So I found the Aspire Rom (thread) and I give a try... and thats was a bad idea.

Now my fone even boot. It freezes on "GT-S5300 SAMSUNG" and vibrate a several times.

So, I boot on recovery and apply CWM again. On CWM I applied the MAK-DROID again, but didn't work.

After that I tried restore the my stock backup done with CWM. But even this didn't work. I received a message about EXTFS (or something like that) and impossibility of format the /system.

My final thought was try with Odin. So I follow the post #8 from MAK-DROID thread. I downlod the Odin and the S5300XXLF5 firmware. I open Odin and selected on PDA the *.tar.md5 file. But I received:

<ID:0/004> Added!!
<OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
<OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
<OSM> Please wait..
<OSM> S5300XXLF5_S5300BTULF1_S5300XXLF5_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
<OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
<OSM> Leave CS..
<ID:0/004> Odin v.3 engine (ID:4)..
<ID:0/004> File analysis..

[code]...

So I tried again, this time with the pit file (S5300_coriemmc_0117.pit) on PIT option (when I select the pit file, automatically the option "Re-partition" is checked) and the *.tar.md5 file on PDA option. But I received:

<OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
<OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
<OSM> Please wait..
<OSM> S5300XXLF5_S5300BTULF1_S5300XXLF5_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
<OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
<OSM> Leave CS..
<ID:0/004> Odin v.3 engine (ID:4)..
<ID:0/004> File analysis..

[code]...

I still have access to CWM (the update.zip is accessible from recovery).

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General :: Beats Audio Brick Pantech Flex

Oct 18, 2013

am using a pantech flex and upgrading to the jellybean software a few days ago using cwm but now am stucked at the pantech logo when i was trying to install beats audio installer.whenever i try to reinstall rom from cwm i get installation aborted message.

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General :: Onda V711s Tablet Brick Firmware

Aug 23, 2013

I just got the v711s tablet directly from china and I tried to flash it with a new firmware but I didn't took the good one. Now the touch screen doesn't work and I'm unable to reflash it to an other firmware.Also the boot manager is not responsive so no chance on this side (also I don't have volume button on the tablet).

What should be my next step? Is a hard reset via SD card available ? Is there a way to get boot manager working ?

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General :: Does Locked Bootloader Prevents From HARD-BRICK

Jul 7, 2012

is locked bootloader going to prevent hard brick? I want to flash some roms (stock kernel) but i am afraid of hard bricking it. There are a lot of people who say the only problem with locked bootloader could be just to soft brick it then just flash a stock rom and everything is fixed. Also what could happen if during the flash process i get a power off? NOTE: i have no recovery on my phone. My phone is Xperia Neo V -the best-

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General :: HTC Desire Brick - Buttons Doesn't Work?

Jul 12, 2013

I've rewrited my htc's rom and after restarting my phone iam seeing only HTC logo so I think that my phone has no ROM now (flashing took too short, i know my bad, needed to flash it again...). There will be no problem, but my + and - buttons doesn't work, so i can't open my recovery menu.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy S6102 Brick - Cannot Get Back Via Odin

Nov 7, 2013

[URL] .... I tried flashing via odin and recover back my device using the shown link. I got the following error as shown in image. And i am not able to install any custom rom also. Every time i do get stuck on the logo of the device. And when i remove battery it gets back to the normal recovery mode. What shall i do now the device is bricked and i cannot get it back.

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Motorola Droid :: March Smart Phone Madness Finals - Motorola Droid Vs Palm Pre Plus

Apr 2, 2010

They are at the final battle. It looks like we might have a fight on our hands since the Palm Pre just got the free hot-spot options from Verizon. March Smart Phone Madness Finals: Motorola Droid vs. Palm Pre Plus

The main points that I like to enjoy is: Droid beat out the phone that beat the iPhone, and the Droid got further in the brackets than any other Android OS phone Some of the progress is due to hardware, some due to following (over the Nexus'), but a lot due to the v2.01 (and now 2.1) version of the Android OS. Also, this poll is open ALL weekend - it does not close until April 5th, so we have tons of time...but then again, so does the Palm Pre. Let's have at 'em!

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Motorola Droid X :: Phone Sync Facebook's Pictures Without Other Junk Like Their Phone Numbers?

Jul 21, 2010

Is there any other way on the X to sync FB's pictures without it syncing the other junk like their phone numbers? I've tried Syncmypix but the quality of the pictures are kinda crappy.

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