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  1. drdnaught1

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    What does pressing the power and volume down buttons together do? I tried it and the phone's screen just turned off, then I hit the power button again and it turned right back on. I thought this button combo was to reboot the phone...
     

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    Push and hold them for 10 seconds, it'll force a reboot.
     
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    Minor point, doesn't it force a shutdown, not a reboot (works like pressing the powerbutton on you're computer).
     
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    It'll automatically reboot (instead of staying off). :)
     
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    Hmmm... so it does. I feel like an idiot now.
     
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    Lol, nah, nothing to worry about. We're all here to help and learn together. :cool:
     
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    how do you get the bootloader or whatever thats called? You know when the screen is like black and the letters are all green and stuff
     
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    when the phone is off you hold the power and volum down button right? what's it called when the green letters and the black screen show up?bootloader?
     
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    When the phone is off hit volume up + volume down + power until the menu comes up.
     
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    oh ok Thanks!! :) but what is that menu called? is it called the bootload mode? Or what exactly is the name of it?
     
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    Also, what does BP stand for on the menu? I'm on the menu right now I just don't know what the letters "BP" stand for.
     
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    These button send you to the factory options. Here you can install a android update(which you need to download from the internet.), reboot your phone, wipe the data you have, or have the factory settings. You may need to look online for a file download that will have the android update within the file. You will have to complete some tasks(which you can find on YouTube.) in order to install it. But you will need the factory options to do so.
     
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    Responding to a 2 year old thread?
     
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