Android Phone Stuck on Boot Screen After Factory Reset/Root, How to Fix

Galaxy S7 stuck on boot screen after Oreo Update. And the recovery mode was inaccessible(Installing software update screen came up while trying to access recovery mode, followed by error and reboot)."

One of the most common problems that Androids users face is where their Android phone gets stuck on the boot screen, either without reason, after a factory reset, or after root.

What causes the stuck? How do we fix Android Phone stuck on boot screen after factory reset/update/root (like Samsung Galaxy, HTC, LG, Sony Xperia, Motorola, etc.) quickly? Here are the answers.

Part 1. The Symptoms and Main Causes

You know your Android phone won't turn on and stuck when it goes into an endless boot loop - stuck in the Android screen right after Android logo appears. At this point, you are unable to make anything work on the device.

There are several possible causes. The most common ones are:

  • There are certain apps that you have installed on your device that could be preventing your device from booting normally.
  • Your device is infected by malware or viruses that get in the booting way.
  • The operating system is corrupted or scrambled because of an interrupted update process.
  • It's also possible that the cause is the hardware problem. The repeat offender is the defective or malfunctioning memory card.

Part 2. Best Way to Fix Android Phone Stuck on Boot Screen after Factory Reset/Root

When everything fails, all that you can do is repairing your Android OS. This action will wipe clean everything on your device and reset it back to normal without all the problems. ReiBoot for Android is a recommended program that offers you an easy way to repair Android system thus to fix Android won't go past boot screen/stuck on logo/black screen/no command error with simple clicks.

  • Connect your Android device to your computer via USB cable. Launch ReiBoot for Android after installing and click on 'Repair Android System'.

    repair android system
  • On the following screen, you have to click on 'Repair Now' button.

    repair now
  • Select your device information such as brand, series, model, country and carrier. Once you fill the fields, click on the 'Next' button.

    select correct device
  • ReiBoot for Android will now download the appropriate firmware package. Wait for the download to get completed.

    download firmware
  • When the downloading is done, on the screen, click on 'Repair Now' button. A pop-up message will appear where you have to click on 'Continue' button.

    start repair
  • Following the on-screen instructions and perform the action required accordingly. The repair process will begin and will take some time to complete. Once done, you will receive the message 'The repair process is completed'.

    process completed

Other Ways to Fix Android Phone Stuck on Boot Screen after Factory Reset

Here are few ways that you can try to fix Android is starting stuck.

1. Soft Reset

Before you do anything else, try pressing the on/off button to turn off your devices and then turn it back on. Sometimes most of the glitches can be fixed just by rebooting the phone.

2. Battery Pull

If that method doesn't work, try to turn off the phone and pull out the battery, the memory card, the SIM card, and anything else that is easily removable. Then put them back into their respective slots and try to turn the phone back on. In many cases, this method will fix the problem.

pulling out the battery will fix many minor android problems

3. Safe Mode

With that being said, if you're still itching to get it done yourself, you can begin by trying to enter the safe mode.

Since there is virtually unlimited type of Android phones and each one of them has different ways to enter the safe mode, it's difficult to list everything here. The best thing that you can do is to do a Google search with the string "safe mode"+"your_Android_phone_model". Replace the "your_Android_phone_model" with your phone model, such as "Xiaomi+Mi+2".

android is in safe mode

Similar to Windows, entering safe mode will load your devices OS without third-party applications. So if your culprit is the app that you've just installed, you can uninstall it within the safe mode.

4. Wiping the Cache

When safe mode can't save your phone from the problem, try wiping the cache partition of your phone. You can do it using Android System Recovery tool.

Again, since there are unlimited variations on how to enter recovery mode under different types of Android phones, please refer to the good ol' Google for the specific method for your device.


Hence, here is how you can fix phone stuck on boot screen. No matter your galaxy s7 stuck on boot screen or lg phone wont go past lg screen, just try ReiBoot for Android and fix it efficiently

  Updated on 2020-03-10 / Update for  Android Data

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