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Root Phone bricked after *228 roaming list update

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    Ok, so I did the signal trick, *228 roaming list update on my Gingerbreak 1.10 rooted optimus m 2.2.1. The phone programed and restarted it's self and is now stuck on the android logo screen just flashing, kind of like its looping. Is my phone bricked? I have been using super manager and changed my theme and got rid of that metro intro, hello, hello when the phone turns on.

    Please can someone help me please, I really hope this can be resolved. Still can't believe a tower update would do this....

    Im on a stock rom

    Any help would be much appreciated!!!
     

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    Another planet Far Away
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    i never edited the logo just got rid of the metro pcs helo hello mp3 crap. I cant even access my phone now, its just looping the adroid logo. what else can I do?
     
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    pull out battery then put it back in now hold home and volume down button down and power up phone hold tell it does factory reset.
     
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    Did that already 3 times and it still gets stuck...:mad:
     
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    metro said to take the phone in to them, can they tell the phone was rooted in this state? There is litteraly no access to the phone just a droid logo flashing over and over...
     
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    what every you deleted from the sounds the phone must be looking for it on startup thats why your in a bootloop.
     
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    Another planet Far Away
    have you tryed the lg support tool use the "recovery phone" option.it will restore the phone back to out of box state.
     
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    I tried the tool, do you think it would work if its stuck in a loop?

    The thing thats confusing is my phone was working 100% fine before dialing *228 and updating the roaming list.

    Could it be cause the phone was rooted and caused the update to crash and brick the phone?

    Thanks for the help thus far
     
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    Another planet Far Away
    my phone is rooted and im running the cm7 beta rom and the update works fine.
     
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    Any luck yet?
    My guess would be that you deleted something and hadn't rebooted yet then the *228 update happened and you were forced to reboot which exposed the problem at boot.
     
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    Something similar happened to me after I updated the roaming list my data wasn't working I called metro and they did something on their end and it started working again
     
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    just what i was thinking lol deleted something and never rebooted so did not find out it was messed up tell they did the roaming list and rebooted:D
     
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    ***Good news***

    This opti m I had was from an insurance claim, long story short my GF washing my old one in the washing machine. Yeah I know, so called asurion and they gave me a proof of purchase in an email then I just printed it out and went to my nearest MPCS corp office and they just gave me a brand new phone... So happy now, just crossing my fingers it doesn't come back to me cause the phone was rooted, odviously...

    My handset is back to the way I had it now rooted and all...Thanks everyone for trying to help with this issue...
     
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    must have been.. I am on the same exact OS..stock 2.2.1 Rooted but i havent done any upgrades or removed the hello hello hello stuff yet either.. Just *228 and it worked fine no problems at all
     
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