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I need help unbricking my phone
I have the LG Optimus S and I recently updated to ZVJ and have been using the Xionia recovery with a custom rooted ROM.
Since I plan to upgrade my phone next week I decided to reset my phone back to stock and I found and followed this tutorial. I was able to go through step #3 twice without any error messages.
The phone then began booting into Android but got stuck on the Android animation, after seven minutes I shut off the phone and tried rebooting into the recovery menu but couldn't. Trying to boot back into Android results in the phone getting stuck at the LG logo.
So in other words I managed to brick my phone. My best guess is that the brick relates to the baseband version since it seems that most tutorials on Android Central are for ZVD, but I'm on ZVJ.
I found a way to go back to the Android logo and that is by plugging the phone into the charger without the battery attached. If I get a message that says connect the battery I connect the battery. Once I get the charging animation I reboot the phone using the power button. That can get me back into the Android animation, but not any further.
I found and followed this tutorial to try to unbrick my phone. I can go through the updater but it seems to have issues once I reach 99% where it says that the phone has been disconnected and that you need to click on restart after reconnecting the phone.
I managed to get the phone working by booting into the recovery directly after using the emergency mode. I did a factory reset and the phone booted into Android, but after another reboot I'm stuck at the LG logo again. This time I can't access the recovery, or the emergency mode.
I'm not sure how to go about unbricking the phone. Let me know if you have any suggestions.