Reboots but doesn't turn on.

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  1. despoeTR

    despoeTR New Member

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    My DROID incredible keeps on rebooting but doesn't turn on. What should I do? Or is it broken?

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    How far does it make it into the boot process?
     
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    I guess right after the red eye. Right when its about to show the main screen. It shuts down an start over again.

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    Did you recently root the phone and install a new rom?

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    The only thing I can think of is plugging it in my computer. Im not even sure where to go from there.

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    Nope! Dont even know how to do that. Maybe I downloaded something corrupted?

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    Not rooted, check.

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    Sounds like a corrupt boot partition or kernel corruption. May need to wipe the system (factory reset).
     
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    I was thinking of doing a factory reset. It looks like that's the only option I have left.
    How do i reset it though? Since it doesn't turn on?
     
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    I have gone through this a few times in the last couple days. Wish I never installed the update. Pull your battery to turn off the phone. Re-install the battery. While holding the volume control rocker switch in the down position push the power button. There will be a menu of options to choose from. Use the volume rocker to scroll up and down and the power button to select. I would try rebooting the boot logger first. If that doesn't work you can do a factory reset.
     
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    Thanks for the info.
     
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