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HTC One M8 - Stuck on the HTC logo

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mbyta, Aug 17, 2017.

  1. mbyta

    mbyta Lurker
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    Hi,
    My phone is stuck on this white screen.
    I've already tried several things: fastboot, recovery, factory reset, etc. None of them worked.
    Anyone has a solution for this?

    Context:
    I dropped my phone in water. This problem happened after that. Maybe while I wiped the device with a cloth I pushed a combination of buttons that caused this.

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  2. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    How long has it been since you dropped it in the water? It might not be thoroughly dry yet.
     
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  3. mbyta

    mbyta Lurker
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    I'd say 12 hrs ago.
     
  4. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    And what did you do to dry it?

    If a phone misbehaves after being dropped in water you don't worry about pressing some buttons while drying it (there's no button combination that does this anyway). You worry that water got into the device.

    Turn it off, put it in a sealed bag of dessicant (uncooked rice works if you don't have anything else) for a couple of days, not hours. No promises though, especially if it has been powered on while wet inside.
     
  5. jazzman88

    jazzman88 Lurker

    Maybe you just "need" to reinstall the ROM from the bootloader ?
    Even if it doesnt make sense cause he felt in water.
    I do have the same problem as you. Im trying to reinstall a ROM
    Where did you buy it ?
     
  6. mbyta

    mbyta Lurker
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    Hmm, ok
    Gonna try that
    Thx
     
  7. mbyta

    mbyta Lurker
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    I'll let it dry for a couple of days as suggested above and I'm gonna try again.
    Let me know if reinstalling the ROM worked for you. I'll try to do the same after it has thoroughly dried.
    Thx
     

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The HTC One M8 release date was March 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.0" inch screen, 4MP camera, 2GB RAM, Snapdragon 801 processor, and 2600mAh battery.

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