Android Beta turns the device into a & ldquo; brick & rdquo;

Android Beta turns the device into a & ldquo; brick & rdquo;

Complaints began to arrive in the Nexus Help Form and AOSP bug tracker, and said that after installing the device OTA is simply not loaded. The problem is compounded by the fact that many users will not be able to unlock their bootloaders, which means that they can not solve all the factory image.

Google’s approach to the use of Android Beta turns into a pretty cool system that allows developers to simply register your device and wait for the OTA. However, none of the product launch is not perfect, and the use of Android Beta is a real problem for some users.

Android Beta turns the device into a & ldquo; brick & rdquo;

Complaints began to arrive in the Nexus Help Form and AOSP bug tracker, and said that after installing the device OTA is simply not loaded. The problem is compounded by the fact that many users will not be able to unlock their bootloaders, which means that they can not solve all the factory image.

Fortunately, after some experimentation, a fix was found and Google have provided step by step guide to activate a locked device to a working state.

The specific reasons “deadliness” OTA is not yet revealed, but Google engineers have narrowed it down to a problem with the recording of data blocks during the installation process. Fortunately, in these circumstances, it is possible to launch a smartphone in the Bootloader and Recovery.

Google has already provided the necessary links to the OTA-packs together with a brief guide to installing them. Users simply need to download the appropriate update file, reboot your device into Recovery and connect it to your computer, and then, with the help of ADB to manually download the OTA.

This should return the device operating status, and we hope Google engineers will be able to figure out what went wrong and to prevent problems in the future vozniknovenik.

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