Root Can i save my bricked Hero?

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  1. hensen1993

    hensen1993 New Member
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    Hi guys,

    Yesterday I flashed my HTC hero to Legendroid 1.01 but HTC sense wasn't working because of some reason. After that I restored it back to Android 1.6. Till then no problems only my GPS wasn't working. I read on the forum that problem would be solved by a Radio update. I downloaded update-hero-radio-63.18.55.06JU_6.35.09.26-signed.zip But because I was in a hurry and don't have experience doing this. I flashed this Radio update as a ROM. This gave me a box with an arrow when booting. I tried some combinations of buttons and now it won't show me the picture. No LED's are on when charging and nothing happens when you push the boot buttom.

    Is there any way i can save my Hero? or can i sell it in parts and buy a Legend?

    Thank you very much!
     

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  2. Jaffa

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    What happens when you try and boot to the recovery menu?
     
  3. Jaffa

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    Do you have the Android SDk installed, if you can get to an ADB command line you may beable to do sonething, but this is beyond my knowledge!
     
  4. hensen1993

    hensen1993 New Member
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    I can't boot my device, I can't get in to the recovery menu

    I don't have this installed. Can I install this now or only when phone is working?
     
  5. hensen1993

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    Or could it be possible that my battery is broken? is there any way to check that?
     
  6. bluenova

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    I don't think ABD will help you if you can't even get it to turn on. So Home + Power on does nothing?
     
  7. bluenova

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    I think the chances of it being the battery are pretty slim given that this happened right after an attempted radio upgrade. I take it your battery had a good charge before you started updating?
     
  8. Jaffa

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    You install the ANDROID SDk on your PC, then using command prompt, you can send commandes to the phone using ADB, SDKHERE, read THIS, installt he package, turn your phone on, launch a command prompt and see if it will allow acess to the phone
     
  9. hensen1993

    hensen1993 New Member
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    Does this work when I can't start my phone? It doens't even ligt a LED when i'm charing
     
  10. Jaffa

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    Turn it on, you may still have a connection, only way to find out is try, plug the phone into the wall, turn it on, and follow the instructions, If you cant, then its a brick I guess
     
  11. 04.sti

    04.sti New Member
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    what he is saying is that he cant even turn on his phone this means nothing is working, its a brick. he is asking if there is anyway he can get it to power on. or even do anything to show that somthing on the phone work. Hes looking for any reactions from the phone so he knows its alive lol..


    well i just bricked my phone too :( nothing you can do but buy a new one. i been reading about this for a few hours now.
     
  12. rustynuts

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    Sorry to hear your phones bricked mate but how did it happen it may help people not to do the same if they knew.
     
  13. Xyro

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    Can't you send it to HTC? Even if they realsie it's your fault and charge you for it, it would probably be cheaper than buying a new one.
     
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