What should I tell the guys at verizon?

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  1. greenday

    greenday New Member

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    I got my Droid 2 stuck in bootloader mode trying to sbf it to gingerbread.

    What should I tell the verizon people so I can get a replacement? (If they find out i'm rooted I won't get a replacement.
     
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    You can still sbf. No need to return it.
     
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    I tryed. No matter what I sbf my phone won't get out of bootloader mode.
     
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    What's it say on the screen, verbatim?
     
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    Bootloader Err:A5,70,70,00,1F

    And then the usual stuff like
    Battery ok, usb, etc
     
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    ilikemoneygreen Silver Member

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    Dont jump the gun and return if you dont have to. Id try a reliable sbf to the bootloader. And to be honest the VZ guy will just steer you to a new phone, warrenty is blown if you are rooting and such.
     
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    Right. Which means your sbf didn't completely flash. That phone is fine. Which sbf file are you using and what operating system is on your computer?
     
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    How will he know i'm rooted?
     
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    Your phone isn't even anywhere close to beyond repair. Tell us the steps you took, phone you have, which rsdlite you have and which SBF file you have. We will help you out but let us know these questions first and we will work with you to get your phone back on track.

    We need to stop people from taking advantage of Verizon and returning their phone that isn't even damaged. Your phone is fine. You just probably missed a step or did something wrong.

    Sent from a different galaxy in space...
     
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    Its not a matter of being rooted or not. Its a form of being dishonest and stealing. These are the type of things we try to teach new people how to do sbf, wipe data and cache, adb command lines, etc. Please don't return your phone just because you bricked it. You need to read and research and become familiar with rooting and unrooting and everything between and associated with it. Doing it blindly and returning the phone to VZW is frowned upon.

    Sent from a different galaxy in space...
     
  11. dezymond

    dezymond Tech Support Mod
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    try sbf again and find the section how to root in this forum.

    I just helped a friend root his D1 yesterday, read the instructions carefully and make sure you understand them before proceeding.

    This forum never steered me wrong, I'm sure if you find the bootloader provided by a thread from here, you'll be fine. It's pretty much impossible to brick these phones, you'd have to try really hard to do that i think...
     
  12. ilikemoneygreen

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    Haha, well its kinda obvious. What else makes it so the bootloader will work but nothing else will? While im not sure they are all smarties, the phone usually dont just act like that. Im not even sure that symptom has any other cause.