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[Tutorial] How to unbrick / fix a bricked Tecno phone (stuck at Tecno boot logo / image)

#31

(12-24-2013, 09:49 PM)hovatek Wrote: If you're among those who installed the wrong apps or did something that has caused your Tecno phone to get stuck at the Tecno logo without booting further or in a boot loop, then this guide is for you.

First try a cache wipe and factory reset in recovery mode (switch off the phone > press volume increase button and don't release > press power button and keep holding down both buttons > Don't release till you enter recovery mode which will either show clockworkmod or an Android robot lying on its back) or find out how to boot your phone into recovery mode. If Wiping cache partition and factory reset don't help, then try either of the two methods below:

A. Direct Backup & Reset Method

The easiest method is to:
1. Get a phone of the same type that isn't bricked
2. Boot the good phone into recovery mode (switch off the phone > press volume increase button and don't release > press power button and keep holding down both buttons > Don't release till you enter recovery mode which will either show clockworkmod or an Android robot lying on its back) or find out how to boot your phone into recovery mode
3. Go to Backup and restore
4. Select Backup then yes to confirm
5. After Backup is complete, copy the backup file / folder from the SD card of the good phone to the SD card of the bricked phone AND MAINTAIN THE FOLDER STRUCUTRE (For clockworkmod backup, copy the entire clockworkmod folder while for stock recovery backup, copy the backup with the exact folder structure as in the good phone)
6. Boot the bricked phone into recovery mode
7. Go to backup and restore
8. Select Restore
9. Select the backup you just copied and click yes to confirm
10. Your Tecno phone should come back to life

* Note
# If successful, the bricked phone will look exactly like the good one (settings and all) so you could do a factory reset

# If you get an md5 mismatch error, then make sure that both phones are either on stock recovery or on custom recovery. You'll get an error backing up with one type of recovery and restoring with another type of recovery

# Most people get a mismatch error even when both phones are on stock recovery; in such a case, use the second method below

If the above method doesn't work, then use method B:

B. Clockworkmod Flashing method

* Note : I'll assume the phone was rooted before it got bricked, it has USB debugging enabled and it doesn't yet have clockworkmod recovery.

1. Download PdaNet
2. Download MTK Droid tools
2b. Get the the boot.img for your phone type from someone who has the same phone as your bricked one (via MTK tools backup) or download boot.img file for your Tecno phone.
3. If USB debugging was enabled before the phone got bricked then put on the bricked phone then connect it to your PC (don't mind that its stuck at the Tecno logo)
4. While the phone is connected, install PdaNet on your PC
5. Still with the phone connected, launch MTK Droid tools and extract its contents (take note of where they are being extracted to)
6. Open the MTK Droid tools folder and launch MTK Droid tools (green logo)
7. MTK Droid tools should display your phone's details and the box at the bottom should be yellow
8. Click root at the bottom, select Yes to any prompt and wait till the box turns green
9. When the box turns green, click on the root, backup, recovery tab
10. Click to choose boot.img file
11. Click Recovery and Boot then navigate to the boot.img from 2b and select it
12. Click yes to every prompt
13. When asked, click yes to boot into recovery mode
14. You should now have Clockworkmod recovery installed on the bricked Tecno phone from which you can do a restore, wipe cahe partiton, wipe davlink cache, reset to factory state or flash a new stock or custom ROM
15. Get the Clockworkmod backup of a good phone of the exact model as the bricked phone then follow the steps in method A.
16. If you don't have the working clockworkmod backup for the bricked phone but can lay your hands on a good phone of the exact model as the bricked one then click on this link --> Clockworkmod to Tecno phones by Hovatek to flash clockworkmod to the good phone then go back to method A.

C. Phone wasn't rooted before bricking
If the phone wasn't rooted before it got bricked then boot into recovery mode (follow procedure above) and do a data wipe / factory reset.

D. If USB debugging wasn't enabled before the phone got bricked then you need to use the SP Flash tool method at http://forum.hovatek.com/showthread.php?tid=159 or see How to easily flash Clockworkmod to a bricked MTK (including Tecno) phone @ http://forum.hovatek.com/showthread.php?tid=183

It doesn't turn green for me,I need help, I'm using tecno phantom A3 (M9), I have backed up the stuff to flash, but don't know to use it n get my phone back alive.


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#32
(This post was last modified: 05-10-2014, 09:51 AM by hovatek. )
@divesh, we can help you. you first need to send us two files:
1. Boot.img
* On you PC, open the MTK folder
* Open a folder named backups
* You should see another folder named Tecno_A3_backup...
* Open the folder and you should see a file named boot
* send the boot file to [email protected]

2. Raw CWM image
* On your PC, open the MTK folder
* Open the folder named recovery
* You should see two files
* Send the one with 'recovery' in its name to [email protected]

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#33
(This post was last modified: 05-30-2014, 11:18 PM by selectar. )
I can't flash my tecno P5 with the recovry tool cos I wanna install clockwordmode on it, it is showing not supported.. Any help? Please I need it bad bad

Which software do I need to remove password when d touchpad aint working, d person needs to rest his password/gmail?
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(05-30-2014, 11:03 PM)selectar Wrote: I can't flash my tecno P5 with the recovry tool cos I wanna install clockwordmode on it, it is showing not supported.. Any help? Please I need it bad bad

Which software do I need to remove password when d touchpad aint working, d person needs to rest his password/gmail?

For your p5, follow this method @ http://forum.hovatek.com/showthread.php?tid=89 or @ http://forum.hovatek.com/showthread.php?tid=183
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for gmail, follow http://forum.hovatek.com/showthread.php?tid=144&pid=196

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(This post was last modified: 06-14-2014, 12:12 AM by Tetrado. )
Pls I am unable to contact you on phone, I be a serious issue, I did not even know how to become premium user! Can u please reach me on 08058774463 pls.

Pls I am unable to contact you on phone, I be a serious issue, I did not even know how to become premium user! Can u please reach me on 08058774463 pls.
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(06-14-2014, 12:11 AM)Tetrado Wrote: Pls I am unable to contact you on phone, I be a serious issue, I did not even know how to become premium user! Can u please reach me on 08058774463 pls.

Pls I am unable to contact you on phone, I be a serious issue, I did not even know how to become premium user! Can u please reach me on 08058774463 pls.

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#38
I have a tecno P5. It only vibrates but does not power on. I cannot get to the boot loader. I've downloaded the scatter file and boot image. But i can't get the custom rom to flash the phone. can anyone help me with the rom? plzzzzzzzzzzzz. My email is [email protected]} Tanx.
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(07-30-2014, 08:47 AM)Ayemenre2 Wrote: I have a tecno P5. It only vibrates but does not power on. I cannot get to the boot loader. I've downloaded the scatter file and boot image. But i can't get the custom rom to flash the phone. can anyone help me with the rom? plzzzzzzzzzzzz. My email is [email protected]} Tanx.

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(This post was last modified: 08-05-2014, 05:09 AM by sdbakari. )
Payment Via what

How to create Scatters file for mtk tecno
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