Playing around with your HTC One X already? Well, if you are a first-timer doing many advanced things with your Android phone, there is always a chance to face one or two errors during the progress. One of painful issue usually happens when you try to flash custom Android ROM is “Boot Loop” which is a situation where your phone can’t get out from boot progress.
For a glance, installing custom ROM on your phone involves two steps: First one is the ROM itself while the second one is the “boot.img” file which also need to be flashed.
If you failed or just forgot one of them, you may enter the boot loop state. So how to get rid of that problem and kick your One X out of boot loop? Simply read these workarounds courtesy of GuidingTech.
1- Boot into bootloader mode
Simply hold down both power and volume down key simultaneously till you see the recovery screen.
2- Erase Phone Cache Memory
Once you are in bootloader mode, plug the phone into your PC. Launch Command Prompt windows as Administrator. In CMD, go to fastboot files. Once you are there, type these command followed by hitting enter to execute.
fastboot erase cache
Do not forget to reboot.
3- Do Not Lose The File
Here’s the rule:
- Always keep the custom ROM file on your SD card
- Also have the boot.img file on your computer
Hence it allows you to re-flash the ROM
4- Never Forget Nandroid Backup
Just the case if you’ve faced very worst situation, restoring Nandroid backup will always help you.
5- Install Latest ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM)
It’s always a chance that several issues are caused by corrupted recovery app. So, you better use latest working Recovery and also try to re-install custom recovery. To do that, using a tool like “Automated Fastboot Commands v2″ may give you a shortcut. Simply download the toolkit file from here, extract the zip file, connect your phone then run the batch file. Once the CWM is re-flashed, you can then restore your Nandroid backup. Just be careful..