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    Default LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    My phone shut off due to running out of battery. Threw it on the charger before bed, woke the next day to it being in a boot loop; LG logo would come on for 3 seconds, the blue lights behind the buttons would flash 4 times, then it would restart.

    At that point, the only thing that would keep the phone from restarting was Emergency Mode.

    Now I am stuck with the phone booting directly to Emergency Mode. I cannot turn the phone on either, it only turns on while plugged in.
    Last edited by Accretious; 01-07-2013 at 12:40 AM.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    have you tried booting to recovery using home+vol up+power? dumb question but you didn't mention it so i figure i'd throw it out there.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    I have, but Emergency Mode pops up immediately after plugging in the phone. I can barely see the LG logo due to how fast it jumps into EM.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    Is it actually the EM mode or the battery charge screen?
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    I've never seen a battery charge screen before on my phone. It's a yellowish-greenish screen that says Emergency Mode!! in italics, regardless of the battery being in the phone or not.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    I figured it was actually the emergency screen but I just wanted to be sure because the first time I killed my battery all the way it took forever to charge enough to make the battery screen go away.

    My honest assessment of your phone is that somehow CWM has gotten corrupted which is causing issues which means you need to re-flash with a KDZ I personally didn't have any luck using the KDZ file you mentioned I had to go in using the LGE utility and tell the program I was using a P509 (I think just pick a P50x of any number they all share mostly the same hardware) from Singapore. This gave the screwed up colors but it also let me re-install CWM and then re-flash to a working rom/kernel combo. Search around for the fast boot fix thread and read it if you haven't I am pretty sure I detailed just about every step I took when getting out of emergency screen hell. IF you can't get that to work you can try the upgrade to stock Gingerbread. And if that doesn't work there is a good chance your hardware is screwed. Keep tinkering with it though aside from one or two hard bricks I saw listed most issues we have encountered have been fixed.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    I saw that Singapore trick. Wasn't that in reference to getting drivers through the LG utility, though, and not directly linked to flashing?
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    If it's still under warranty, take it to one of the Device Support Centers. They'll take a look, try the button combinations, give up and replace your phone. You might get a silver P505 phoenix instead of a Thrive.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    I have already inquired about this. The warranty is considered void due to modifying the ROM, and if I accept a replacement phone and they later deem I voided the warranty, they will charge me for the replacement. Plus the closest center is 120 miles from me.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    None of the fixes works for me. I tried KDZ and the LG utility...nothing, phone does absolutely nothing until i plug it in n then it just goes to logo screen briefly and then straight to emergency mode screen...I am going nuckin futs here!! KDZ keeps telling me cannot find phone, but yet the LG utility does, but same problem, tells me there's an error...no communication with phone, I am at my wits end here, somebody please help!! i'm beggin' ya!!!
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    Not sure what device you have but click the link in my signature.

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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    that home+vol up+ power dont work for S.HI.T!
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    then try reading the rest of the thread. or finding your answer somewhere else. you aren't contributing here.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    i have lg p509 i just update softwere and then he said t mobile send you update i aloow update and then restart....when i open mobile it says updating firmware what should i do??????
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    you can either update it or not. sounds like you are on stock rom. try calling t mobile and ask them whats up.

    if you are rooted then updating will remove that, and poss custom recovery.
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    Lol. This happens to me too. I just remove the battery and then put it back. Then, restart
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    Default Re: LG Thrive: Charged overnight, woke to Emergency Mode

    Hey i have the same problem, as soon as i plug the phone to a USB cable or a charger that annoying yellow EMERGENCY MODE screen pops up right away... phone was never rooted or anything like that my girl had it and gave it to me to c if i can fix it, but the buttons are totally unresponsive... so that Volume up plus home button and power button at the same time wont wok, my pc does recognize the phone i have it listed as P500 i tried updating the software it starts reading the phones config i believe and it automatically stops at 19% telling me to take of the battery bla bla bla i did the kdz thingy but i think i did it wrong perhaps it didnt showed me any error message... it just finished and i tried to boot the phone and nothing happened... help please!!!!
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