OnePlus soft brick without recovery

OnePlus launched their smartphones and gets successful in attracting a good chunk of smartphone users. These smartphones marked their place in the smartphone market with many amazing features and attracting specs. Even with a fine hardware and software, there is a problem with OnePlus devices, a bricked OnePlus. 2 days back, I have explained how to fix OnePlus Soft brick with recovery. Today, I’ll explain how you can fix your OnePlus Soft brick without recovery.

If you have a bricked OnePlus, then you should know which type of brick it is. Is it soft brick or hard brick.

Soft-Brick: Your smartphone may get stuck at the bootscreen when rebooting normally. It may also show a blank screen after the bootscreen. You can access recovery or fastboot when your device is in this state.

Hard-Brick: Your OnePlus smartphone may get stuck at the OnePlus logo when rebooting normally. It may also show a blank screen. You cannot access recovery or fastboot when your device is in this state.

Now, when you have diagnosed which type of brick it is, you may start following the guide. You can fix your OnePlus soft brick without recovery.

Fix OnePlus Soft brick without recovery

  1. First of all connect your smartphone with your PC via data cable.
  2. Now, boot your smartphone into fastboot mode. For this, press and hold “Power + Volume Up” buttons until your smartphone show some recognition of being in fastboot mode. Make sure that your PC recognizes it. If it does not recognize, follow steps 8 – 12 from “OnePlus Soft brick with recovery“.
  3. If you have an unlocked bootloader then skip the next step and continue from step 5.
  4. If you don’t have an unlocked bootloader then open Command Prompt Window and enter the code written in inverted commas:
    “cd [*Enter the place where you put downloaded folder*]/android-sdk-windows/platform-tools”
    “fastboot devices”
    If you haven’t made any mistake, then you will see a device serial number in command prompt. The next command you are going to enter will wipe all of your data and the apps.
    “fastboot oem unlock”
  5. Now reboot your device again into fastboot mode by holding “Power + Volume Up” buttons. After this, you smartphone is ready to install a custom recovery.
  6. Now choose a custom recovery image and download it. Place the downloaded image file in your “platform-tools” folder. I’ll recommend you to download TWRP.
  7. Open Command Prompt Window again and enter
    cd [*Enter the place where you put downloaded folder*]/android-sdk-windows/platform-tools”
    “fastboot flash recovery [*Enter the Recovery image name here*].img”
    The above commands will flash your recovery image. After this, press and hold “Volume Down” and enter
    “fastboot reboot”
  8. Now, you’ll reboot into custom recovery.
  9. Now, start following from step 13 and onward from “OnePlus Soft brick with recovery“.

Let us know if you have any queries regarding how to fix OnePlus Soft brick without recovery, we’ll surely help you out. If you want to add anything in this then let us know in the comments.

 

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