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  1. stamp007

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    I accidentally hit my LG G3's lock screen incorrect too many times and now it's began to factory reset. I have been able to pull the batter before the reset begins each time (I know this incredibly bad for the phone and can lead to bricking very fast), but I have some data on the internal memory on the phone that I would like to get back. There is about 20 seconds from when I boot the phone up to when it gives me the message "Factory reset preceded by the server" and begins to factory reset. I've looked all over and I am trying to figure out a way to disable the factory reset or get the data off without the factory reset. Is there any way to do this?
     

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    Pulling the battery won't hurt the OS, it is in RAM.
    You can loose data, but who cares at this point.

    If the FDR has already started, I don't think you are going to be able to avoid it.
    There is a Safe Mode usually, do the 3 finger startup and see if you can find that on the menu.
    then backup everything you can.
     
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    Sadly, the FDR is still running in Safe Mode. Is there a debug mode that would pause the FDR until I'm out of it?
     
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    not that I am aware of, I think you are going to have to face the music.
     
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