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Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

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Apprentice
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Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

Hi there,
I have D5803 running 5.1.1 and I wanted to downgrade to 4.4.4.
I followed this link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-c...d5833-t2906706

and flashed 4.4.4 (23.0.1.A.5.77 - Unbranded - USA (1289-7524)) using flashtool.

Flashing finished succesfully according to this:

28/001/2015 15:01:06 - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.19.0 built on 29-07-2015 12:00:00
28/001/2015 15:01:06 - INFO - Executing search strategies to find proxy selector
28/001/2015 15:01:06 - INFO - No proxy found for IE. Trying next one
28/001/2015 15:01:06 - INFO - Strategy firefox failed trying next one : No Firefox installation found
28/001/2015 15:01:06 - INFO - No proxy found for java. Trying next one
28/003/2015 15:03:01 - INFO - Syncing devices from github
28/003/2015 15:03:01 - INFO - Cloning devices repository
28/003/2015 15:03:18 - INFO - Devices sync finished.
28/003/2015 15:03:22 - INFO - Device connected with USB debugging off
28/003/2015 15:03:22 - INFO - For 2011 devices line, be sure you are not in MTP mode
28/005/2015 15:05:22 - INFO - Selected Bundle for Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803). FW release : 23.0.1.A.5.77. Customization : US
28/005/2015 15:05:22 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
28/005/2015 15:05:39 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
28/006/2015 15:06:01 - INFO - Device disconnected
28/006/2015 15:06:37 - INFO - Device connected with USB debugging off
28/006/2015 15:06:37 - INFO - For 2011 devices line, be sure you are not in MTP mode
28/006/2015 15:06:47 - INFO - Device disconnected
28/007/2015 15:07:15 - INFO - Device connected with USB debugging off
28/007/2015 15:07:15 - INFO - For 2011 devices line, be sure you are not in MTP mode
28/007/2015 15:07:27 - INFO - Device disconnected
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Reading device information
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Phone ready for flashmode operations.
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Current device : D5803 - YT9114XJ39 - 1289-4696_R5C - 1285-6521_23.4.A.0.546 - GLOBAL-LTE_23.4.A.0.546
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Start Flashing
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:50 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Loader : S1_Root_9c84 - Version : MSM8974AB_22 / Boot version : S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3.0_L_36 / Bootloader status : ROOTABLE
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Transfer buffer size : 262144
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Parsing boot delivery
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Found a template session. Using it : C:\Users\Moshe\.flashTool\devices\D58XX\default.fs c
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Writing TA unit 00002774. Value : [01]
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Processing partition-image.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Writing TA unit 0000084f. Value : [1A, CE, 1D, 00, 01, 00, 04, 05, 00, 02, 02, 08, 00, 10, 03, 00, 02, 04, 02, 05, 00, 01, 03, 02, 00, 10, 05, 00, 03, 03, 05, 00, 10, 0A, 00, 02, 00, A9, 09, BE, BA, A9, 09, 00, 00, 04, 00, 03, 00, 02, 00, 04, 00, 04, 00, B0, 04, 0E, 00, 06, 00, B8, 0B, 01, 4B, 00, 00, 00, 03, 96, 00, 2C, 01, 03, 00, 09, 00, 01]
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Writing TA unit 000008fd. Value : [00]
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Processing dbi_S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3_0_60_AID_4_PLATFORM-MSM8974AC-LIVE-HWID007B40E1-SWID12-OEM1-AID4-DEBUG00_S1-BOOT-LIVE-9C84-0004-MMC.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Processing emmc_appsboot_S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3_0_60_AID_4_PLA TFORM-MSM8974AC-LIVE-HWID007B40E1-SWID09-OEM1-AID4-DEBUG00_S1-BOOT-LIVE-9C84-0004-MMC.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Processing rpm_S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3_0_60_AID_4_PLATFORM-MSM8974AC-LIVE-HWID007B40E1-SWID0A-OEM1-AID4-DEBUG00_S1-BOOT-LIVE-9C84-0004-MMC.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:51 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Processing s1sbl_S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3_0_60_AID_4_PLATFORM-MSM8974AC-LIVE-HWID007B40E1-SWID65-OEM1-AID4-DEBUG00_S1-BOOT-LIVE-9C84-0004-MMC.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Processing sbl1_S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3_0_60_AID_4_PLATFORM-MSM8974AC-LIVE-HWID007B40E1-SWID00-OEM1-AID4-DEBUG00_S1-BOOT-LIVE-9C84-0004-MMC.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Processing tz_S1_Boot_MSM8974AC_LA3_0_60_AID_4_PLATFORM-MSM8974AC-LIVE-HWID007B40E1-SWID07-OEM1-AID4-DEBUG00_S1-BOOT-LIVE-9C84-0004-MMC.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:52 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - WARN - cache is excluded from bundle
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - WARN - apps_log is excluded from bundle
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - INFO - Processing kernel.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:53 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:54 - INFO - Processing fotakernel.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:54 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:54 - INFO - Flashing data
28/007/2015 15:07:56 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/007/2015 15:07:56 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/007/2015 15:07:56 - WARN - userdata is excluded from bundle
28/007/2015 15:07:56 - INFO - Processing system.sin
28/007/2015 15:07:56 - INFO - Checking header
28/007/2015 15:07:56 - INFO - Flashing data
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Processing amss_fs_1.sin
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Checking header
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Flashing data
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Processing amss_fs_2.sin
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Checking header
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Flashing data
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Processing amss_fsg.sin
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Checking header
28/012/2015 15:12:43 - INFO - Flashing data
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - WARN - Unit 2212 not found in bundle
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - WARN - Unit 2404 not found in bundle
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Processing elabel-D5803-row_2014010151307.1_23.0.1.A.5.77.sin
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Checking header
28/012/2015 15:12:44 - INFO - Flashing data
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Opening TA partition 2
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Writing TA unit 00002725. Value : [32, 30, 31, 35, 2D, 30, 38, 2D, 32, 38, 20, 31, 35, 3A, 31, 32, 3A, 34, 36, 00]
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Writing TA unit 00002774. Value : [00]
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Closing TA partition
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Ending flash session
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Flashing finished.
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - Please unplug and start your phone
28/012/2015 15:12:46 - INFO - For flashtool, Unknown Sources and Debugging must be checked in phone settings

Tried to turn on the device, but it comes to purple screen, freezes, and reboots itself constantly. I can't even turn off the phone.

What should I do?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

@ryanjg11

 

re-download flashtool and the ftf file > charge the phone for 1 hour or so > press and hold power & volume up for 10 seconds > repeat the downgrade process

 

https://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-Z2/How-to-manually-update-downgrade-root-2014-Xperias/td-p/593...

 

 




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

@ryanjg11

 

re-download flashtool and the ftf file > charge the phone for 1 hour or so > press and hold power & volume up for 10 seconds > repeat the downgrade process

 

https://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-Z2/How-to-manually-update-downgrade-root-2014-Xperias/td-p/593...

 

 




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Apprentice
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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

Thank you so much!

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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

@ryanjg11

 

Anytime




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

ryanjg11

Hi, how is your experience after downgrading?

I want to try it...

p.s. Do you have a subscription to a data provider or are you sim-free?

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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

Let us know if u succeded coz me too wanna downgrade to kitkat.
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Re: Phone doesn't boot up after downgrading to 4.4.4

This has happened to me a few times. I believe it's because the kernel doesn't flash properly. I bet you heard a funny long beep too.

Redownload and reflash like mentioned earlier.