How To Fix Boot Loop After Flashing a New ROM on a Android Phone

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Flashing a new ROM or an official Android update on your android phone is an easy process, but sometimes even if the ROM is flashed  successfully, you might encounter some problems which will won’t let your phone to turn on.

The most common problem that i have faced after flashing a brand new ROM or an Official Android update is a Boot loop, which is nothing serious. While fixing a boot loop is easy for seasoned android users, on the other hand it might be a cause of tension for someone who is new to android and probably he is going to think that he has bricked his phone.

Well you don’t have to worry because a boot loop is the most common problem that occurs after flashing a new ROM or an official android update. For those whose have flashed a new ROM or an official android update on their android devices and stuck on a boot loop, here is an easy way to fix your Android phone stuck on a boot loop.

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In order to fix a boot loop you will need to enter your Android phone’s recovery mode and then navigate to Wipe data/factory reset and select it, this will fix the boot loop. Next you need to reboot your phone and the boot loop will be gone. This process is same with the default recovery on your android device or a custom recovery such as Clockwork mod. Everywhere you will need navigate to and select Wipe data/factory reset or . Here’s a step by step guide to fix a boot loop while you are using the Clockwork Mod recovery :

How to Fix Boot Loops after Flashing a Official Android Update

  • Step 1: First of all you will need to remove the battery from your phone to turn it off for about 30 seconds, after that you will need to enter your phone’s recovery mode while turning it on. For Samsung Android devices the combination is usually Volume up + Home + Power button. According to your android device’s make and manufacturer you will need to find out the respective key combination to boot into the recovery mode.
  • Step 2: In the recovery menu, navigate to Wipe data/factory reset and select it.

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  • Step 3: On the next screen navigate to Wipe all user data and select it.

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  • Step 4: Go back to the main menu and select Reboot system now to reboot your android phone.

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That’s it, now your android device will be able to boot to the home screen directly. In case you encounter a boot loop after flashing a new android ROM you should follow the instructions below to fix the boot loop.

How to Fix Boot Loops after Flashing a New Android ROM

  • Step 1: First of all you will need to remove the battery from your phone to turn it off for about 30 seconds, after that you will need to enter your phone’s recovery mode while turning it on. For Samsung Android devices the combination is usually Volume up + Home + Power button. According to your android device’s make and manufacturer you will need to find out the respective key combination to boot into the recovery mode.
  • Step 2: Navigate to the Advanced option and select it.

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  • Step 3: On the next menu navigate to the Wipe Dalvik Cache and select it.

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  • Step 4: Go back to the main menu and select Reboot system now to reboot your android phone.

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The above solutions have worked for me every time and even for many other android users. In case any of the above solutions doesn’t work, try performing both of them. If this doesn’t seem to work then do take a look at XDA-developers.com for more solutions.

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