1. Bram vd vecht's Avatar
    Hi guys!

    I have a problem with my Phone. a few days ago I received an software update and I downloaded+installed it right away. when he rebooted during the install it went right away to the recovery. I couldn't get him out of it so i decided to download the factory rom that already was on my phone and flash that one but that didn't change at all. I just laid my phone down for a day because I was heading to work with my amazingly slow Galaxy txt as backup, I met a dead phone when coming home again. It would not turn on nor power up. When I hook it up to my usb power adapter the menu and back touch buttons flash quickly for a minute or so. It really does nothing else then that. When I Hook it up to my Macbook by usb it flashes but each flash will take about 2-3 seconds. this goes on for like 5 minutes.

    What I tried:

    Put battery out, press power button ( or every possible combination with the other hardware keys) and re-insert the battery
    Put charger in, battery out, charger out, battery in, charger in,
    let it charge for 2 days
    took everything (sd-card sim-card and battery) out for about 10 hours

    Could someone help me out? It's a hell of a phone. I really need it so before I ship it back does anyone have a tip which can lead me to fixing my phone again?

    Thanks!

    Bram
    12-09-2013 01:29 AM
  2. Bram vd vecht's Avatar
    I did notice something right now:

    when it's hooked up to the usb and it has stopped blinking, When I press and hold ( Volume up, Home and Power button) for a few seconds, the menu and back key lit up and stay lit. I do not know for how long. But i Guess this means that it isn't hard bricked right?
    12-09-2013 02:09 AM
  3. Bram vd vecht's Avatar
    No one who can help me? I should have thought a second time when purchasing this phone. So little support like roms and updates. but oh well, was a good phone.
    12-09-2013 10:17 AM
  4. Bram vd vecht's Avatar
    come on, is there really nobody to help me out? I hope the problem is unable to fix so I can trade it in for a new phone. Think it's gonna be the Galaxy S IV
    12-15-2013 06:59 AM
  5. Ranny99's Avatar
    What was the update?

    Sent from my LG-E988 using Tapatalk
    12-17-2013 02:18 AM
  6. Bram vd vecht's Avatar
    I actually don't know, It was a OTA update i believe about 2 weeks back now. An software update from LG themself.
    12-17-2013 02:23 AM
  7. Bram vd vecht's Avatar
    Nobody knows?
    12-18-2013 06:53 AM
  8. blacknight1114's Avatar
    Press power and volume down while plugging in usb or charger. This will take you to factory hard reset mode. Press power 3 times to accept,dont worry about prompts,it will take you too recovery where you can do a restore.

    Sent from my Optimus G Pro using AC Forums mobile app
    12-29-2013 11:31 PM
  9. Melissa Arellano's Avatar
    this is exactly whats happening to my phone! what did you end up doing?
    10-25-2014 11:08 AM

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