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How To Unbrick A Hard Bricked SmartPhone

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This is a short guide on how to unbrick a bricked android smartphone device. Bricking of a Smartphone can be to an extent caused by rooting the smart device wrongly therefore resulting to some software and hardware malfunctions..

Before going for the unbricking process, we need some tools to be in place in order to carry on with the procedure.

*ADB (Android debug Bridge) Tools
*Stock ROM ( ROM that has system.img, cache.img, recovery.img & boot.img ) of your android device.
Don’t worry you can get Stock ROM for your device very easily just type stock rom for XYZ mobile on google and you will get your ROM because generally all stock ROMs come with system.img, cache.img, recovery.img & boot.img.
*USB cable.
* Mobile phone USB Drivers. By connecting mobile without battery to PC generally installed all required drivers. If not don’t panic search on Google for USB driver of your mobile.

Okay that’s all we needed to setup environment for the unbricking process. Now we can start to unbrick our android phone. Follow my steps.

  1. Extract all files from ADB tools. Open the ADB Tools folder on your PC. 
  2. Now go to adb-tools_driver > adb-tools_driver > adb-driver and run the ‘UniversalAdvDriverSetup’ install file.
  3. When the installation is finished, make sure that Fastboot is in the ADB Tools folder. If it isn’t, download Fastboot for Windows.
  4. Restart your phone in Fastboot. To do this, turn it off, then press and hold Power and Volume Down until you see the Fastboot menu. 
  5. The phone should still be connected to the PC with the USB cable.
  6. If the phone is not going to Fastboot mode than connect it to PC by USB. Hold Volume Up and power button until you get company logo or backlight.
  7. Open a Windows Explorer window and head to the ADB Tools folder.
  8. In a blank space in the window, hold Shift and right click your mouse. Then click on Open Command Window.
  9. Type the following command: adb reboot fastboot
  10. You will get your phone in Fastboot mode. Now follow these steps.
  11. Copy all .img files from root of stock ROM to ADB tools folder.
  12. Type following command to clear everything.
  13. Now flash every image file one by one by using this command: fastboot flash <partition name> <file name.img>

< > will replaced with partition name and file name don’t worry partion names are always the same as file name without extension. For example you must need to flash these partition.

  • fastboot flash boot boot.img
  • fastboot falsh userdata userdata.img
  • fastboot flash cache cache.img
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • fastboot flash system system.img

In the end just reboot your device by using following command. fastboot reboot. Now unplug your phone. It will take some minutes on bootscreen don’t worry wait for some minute you will get your phone unbricked.
I hope this tutorial was helpful. If you are still having any confusion drop them in the comments.



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