I was using Ubuntu Touch for the pass couple of months whithout any problems but unfortunately for a typical reason of app gap I was forced to go back to Android.
After reading online on how to, I pressed the volume + and power buttons together. The interface and menu were Ubuntu Touch’s recovery mode (and not the Android robot on his his back as I was expecting). The options were pretty similar so I decided to go forward, in the android options, and chose restore to factory.
Now here is what I get:
The phone doesn’t respond, if I try the poser button alone or even with the volume up and/or down, nothing comes up. I tried to removed the battery for half a hour but it didn’t do anything.
When I connect it via usb to my mac the black “fairphone powered by Android” appears with a vibration but stay there for a while. Then the screen goes back to black and the LED red light blinks, and after that nothing.
I tried to install the “flash-for-mac.command” while it was on the “fairphone powered by Android” display but it says that “no Fairphone 2 is connected”…
Seems like I screwed up badly,
If you have any ideas I am willing to try anything, I’m running out of ideas…
Here you’ll find the OS files. You’ll first have to install 1.13.0 and then upgrade to 18.02.0. But beware! If you have a relatively new phone or got a new screen recently than the screen won’t work once you are on 1.13.0. So be sure to flash the upgrade right after.
Unfortunately no… any thing I try by pushing the physical buttons the phone does not respond.
The Fairphone display only appears when I connect to my mac via usb. It stays on for about 2-3 minutes then goes off. I thought too that this could be fastboot mode so I hurried to perform the “flash-for-mac.command” during that time, but the commuter don’t recognize it.
That would usually mean you have a deep-discharged battery, but you already basically tried a battery reset. Maybe try it again (full instruction in the #batteryguide). After you reinsert the battery after a while the LED should light red and then turn yellow. Wait until it’s green until you try anything else again.
So I did the battery guide process and after 1 hour there is no change.
Phone won’t turn on nor react to volume buttons + power. When I plug it to my mac via usb the Fairphone display appears and then after awhile disappears and the LED blinks red continuously for awhile until it stops. It’s like a cycle, as long as I keep it plugged. Computer not recognizing phone when performing flash-from-mac.command on the fairphone display.
Well that means your battery still is deep discharged which in turn means some piece of hardware involved in the charging process is broken. So socket, plug, cable, bottom module, battery or (least likely) main module.