HTC Thunderbolt Won't Factory Reset. Help Please!!
So my aunt recently gave me her old HTC Thunderbolt. Ive tried doing a factory reset through settings and also through the volume down/power button but neither worked. Every time i try to do a factory reset it brings me back to the boot loader screen and says ***LOCKED***SECURITY WARNING***. I also tried loading the stock RUU onto the phone but it says *MAIN VERSION IS OLDER and wouldnt accept the RUU I put on the SD card. Any ideas how I can get this phone to factory reset? Or where I can find a stock RUU that will work? Thanks in advance!
Phones current software: Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Bootloader screen says:
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Jun 28 2012.14:56:09
- 09-08-2013, 05:43 PM #2
Re: HTC Thunderbolt Won't Factory Reset. Help Please!!
Is there a SIM card installed? I'm pretty sure the Thunderbolt is a world phone and one could be installed, which may be the reason why its not allowing the reset.
Remove it and the battery and wait a few minutes. Install the battery (not the SIM) and see if you can factory reset afterwards.
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- 09-08-2013, 08:49 PM #4
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