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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:33 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Satires View Post
Maybe I used the wrong term...

What I mean by bricked was, the phone would not go past the initial red M. Hence, the phone would not boot up what ever I did to try and fix it. I had to reload the entire operating system.

Maybe your phone had a hardware issue?

That's a soft brick and can be fixed wth an fxz flash. If you tried to force a custom kernel or something similar on your bionic with a locked boot loader you will hard brick your phone and then you will have a paper weight. There is nothing you can do to fix a hard brick.
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