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  1. ThunderstruckOK

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    Powermat isn't any different than plugging the phone into the wall charger.

    Not sure why you're worried about charging a bricked phone?
     
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    Well I would just go into the bootloader and plug my phone in via ian to the computer which I believe will charge it enough so u can flash the sbf
     
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    In order to unbrick it, the battery needs to be charged and you can't charge it through the USB port so I was curious if the powermat could be an option.
     
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    You can plug it into USB, and it will charge, then unbrick. Or, if you can't do it that way, get a Wall Charger for the battery off ebay for 5.00 charge the battery and ubrick that way.
     
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    How about you try to charge the battery in a Verizon store's display DX? If you explain your situation they'd probably let you do it. Just throwing out an idea...
     
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    My DX came with a wall charger. Didn't they all?
     
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    If you mean the phone wont allow you to charge the battery while bricked, then no powermat won't help at all because it charges through the usb port.

    I don't believe it's correct that you can't charge the battery while bricked though, if you get into the bootloader you should be able to charge it.
     
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    No there's a battery wall changer where it charges the battery only.
     
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    My powermat does not work with either mine or my friend's DX. Using the universal micro USB plug.
     
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    Bootloader restarts phone after less than a minute....

    I accidentally bricked my phone too during a mod....the droid said the battery was at 20% when I started, but it died really fast....now I guess I gotta either keep unplugging it and going back into bootloader mode or find someone else with a droid to charge my battery....

    I was hoping I'd find a quick work around to this.... I could hard wire a charging cord directly to the battery, but I was trying to avoid this.....last time I did this it worked a few times but then I think it fried the charger...
     

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