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Rfarnham
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Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

My samsung galaxy s2 now won't turn on and ets stuck on the start up screen. I can't get my pictures off and I'm worried sending it to O2 will lose all this data as I have a feeling they'll just wipe it and send me a new phone. Any advice?
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damien1
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

You could try this

. Turn the POWER OFF, pull the battery out and put it back again.
2. Simultaneously press the Volume Up, Home and Power button
3. If the Samsung Symbol appears, release the Power button
4. A Boot Menu will then show, Use the volume up/down to choose and home to select.

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Rfarnham
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

What do you press on the boot screen?
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damien1
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

Ah not sure there sorry I thought it might show something obvious I've never actually done it myself

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MI5
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

You need to select the reset option. What firmware are you running?
Samsung S3 i9305 Dual SIM. Asus Fonepad.
HTC One M7. Samsung ATIV s. Xperia Z1.
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damien1
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

Cheers MI5 Hoped you would come along :smileywink:

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Rfarnham
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

Ok, how do you find the firmware? Sorry I'm useless!
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Rfarnham
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

There's reboot and factory reset, will factory reset wipe all my pics on the phone though?
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jonsie
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

Yes it will. You hopefully have backed up the phone previously?

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Rfarnham
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Re: Samsung galaxy s2 stuck on start up loop

It broke really suddenly and so I couldn't back it up :smileysad: is there no hope of getting them back?
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