Totally blank black screen??

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  1. awwpickle

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    Hey! So I tried to card in my blackberry storm2 and it works just fine? Not a problem at all! I guess should I try a new sd card?? I'm thinking it may be time to go back to stone ages and just stick with the blackberry
     
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    :huh: Why is it everyone says that?

    Well, if you feel that's best, that's your decision. Try another card in the Droid, however, before you commit.

    Are you sure you flashed a 2.4 theme onto your 2.4 installation? Or was it for 2.3?
     
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    Yes, the theme I wanted was ud 2.4 and i was on 2.3 so first I flashed the ud 2.4 and it went good and then when i tried to flash the 2.4 Christmas theme is when it all went downhill
     
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    Themes bootloop phones sometimes. UD seems to be the worst offender in that regard.

    Okay, try a different card, get into recovery, do a hardware reset, then reinstall the ROM. Assuming the new card mounts, that is.
     
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    I don't exactly know what that means lol but I don't think I like it haha!
     
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    Which part? :)

    The first part? I hear more complaints about UD bootlooping during a theme install than any other ROM I've dealt with, and the last few builds seem to be surprisingly buggy for "stable" releases.

    The second part? Try a different card and boot into recovery. If it mounts then connect the phone to your computer, mount USB storage or whatever the setting is to get it so you can see the files on the SD card on the computer, copy over the ROM file, do a hard reset, then reinstall the ROM. :)
     
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    I will have to try that! Looks like I better head over to Amazon lol And the part I didn't get was what the heck bootloop was haha
     
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    Ah. Bootloop -- any cyclic booting of the device that does not terminate with a successful boot.

    Example 1: Droid 1 going from the batwing/Motorola M to the Droid eye/custom boot animation and then immediately flashing back to the M.

    Example 2: Droid 1 showing the M and then instead of flashing the boot animation immediately flashing back to the M.

    There are others, but these two comprise 99%+ of all bootloops.
     
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    Ahhhh!!! Totally got it now lol!!!
     
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    :) Glad to hear it. Good luck!
     
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    Haha I'm running UD 2.5 now and I've been flashing each version over the top of the previous one since 2.3. Anyway you might try flashing that one deary. dancedroid Don't give up on the Droid though ;) Worst case it's got some hardware issues and you can send it back. Is your warranty still good?

    EDIT: I didn't read your last post. Is everything good now? :D
     
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    I think she was talking about understanding what a bootloop is. :)

    And I'm glad you're not having any problems. For more reasons than just my sanity. ;)
     
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