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Old July 8th, 2012, 02:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Confused Update caused phone to freeze up?

Has anyone else had this problem, and can offer any tips?

My LG Optimus M was working fine (except a delay issues with text messages) so I figured I would check for updates (I already have the 2.2 installed).

During the "updating" part there was a problem with communication and the process halted.

Now, my phone is frozen on a "S/W Upgrade, Do Not Unplug" screen, won't turn off (I have to remove the battery, but when I reinsert it, the same screen comes up). I've tried to re-start the update, that doesn't work, and I can't seem to do a factory reset.

Any ideas (or is C-4 my only option at this point?)

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Old July 8th, 2012, 05:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Has anyone else had this problem, and can offer any tips?

My LG Optimus M was working fine (except a delay issues with text messages) so I figured I would check for updates (I already have the 2.2 installed).

During the "updating" part there was a problem with communication and the process halted.

Now, my phone is frozen on a "S/W Upgrade, Do Not Unplug" screen, won't turn off (I have to remove the battery, but when I reinsert it, the same screen comes up). I've tried to re-start the update, that doesn't work, and I can't seem to do a factory reset.

Any ideas (or is C-4 my only option at this point?)

Thanks
What is C-4????

You will have to do an unbrick here:
Unbrick Phone from LG Screen
You can skip the step that says to put the phone into emergency mode with the key combination because you are already in that mode
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Old July 8th, 2012, 05:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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C4 is an explosive clay-like material. Very fun to use but also very dangerous.
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C4 is an explosive clay-like material. Very fun to use but also very dangerous.

It should also be noted that C4 is a military grade explosive, and as such, is not obtainable in the open market.
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