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Master Geek
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Topic # 228711 18-Jan-2018 16:41
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I thought would do a factory reset on my LG G4 and now its stuck on boot screen, damn not very good for 3 year old phone or is it normal, as I expect I will have an expensive repair bill.

 

Seriously of thinking of getting an iphone next time!


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  Reply # 1942101 18-Jan-2018 17:13
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Bootloop. Google it. Start researching your next phone, because you're upgrading.


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  Reply # 1942104 18-Jan-2018 17:38
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Yep bought a G4 off trade me and it bootlooped and after extensive research there is a very short term fix which involves taking phone apart and using a hair dryer to heat the SoC to try get the solder to adhere again. Unfortunately it's a waste of time. My advice is ditch it and get a new phone.

LG has had a class action lawsuit brought against them for this reason and funnily enough it effects a lot of different LG phones including the G5 and Nexus 5X

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1950521 2-Feb-2018 09:18
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Yay got my phone back yesterday LG paid for a new mainboard even though it was out of warranty, so should be like a new phone.


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