The fifth Google Nexus phone. Officially announced on October 31, 2013, it sports a 4.95" 1080p display, a 2.26 GHz Snapdragon processor, and LTE support. Powered by Android 4.4.2, KITKAT. Manufactured by LG.

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Why does my phone go into boot loop?

So my phone has been stuck on the 4 spinning circles for about a day now. I've tried getting it into recovery mode, but when I do that it gets to this image of a robot on its back with the words "no command". I then did some research and tried holding the power button + up volume button and releasing them both after, but it still doesn't work. I've tried it lots of times, and unless I can't get the timing down, the phone proceeds to turn off, then turn itself back on again, restarting the loop. Any suggestions?

If it helps clarify, the "no command" robot disappears after a couple of seconds (5ish?), and the phone proceeds to reboot itself, restarting the loop

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  1. Entering recovery is different than booting into the bootloader. When you see the reclining android with red exclamation point, you hold in the POWER button, then touch the VOL UP button. This takes you into Recovery. From here you can factory reset it, reboot into bootloader, reboot normally.
  2. I've had the endless boot animation problem before, it's hard to tell if an application's data is causing the issue, or an app itself. I don't believe there's a way to boot into Safe Mode from bootloader. I'm afraid your arguably easiest fix is to factory reset it and configure it again.

If you're going to reset it, you might consider unlocking it in Bootloader. Performing the unlock wipes user data as a security precaution, which would happen if you factory reset it. Once unlocked, you can install a custom Recovery, e.g. Team Win aka TWRP or ClockworkMod aka CWM. Custom recovery modules give ou options like doing full backups, restores, sideloading updates, and (if you're so inclined) rooting the device. THIS is the benefit of having a Nexus phone, they are designed for enthusiasts and developers.

Instructions for unlocking and rooting can be found on various Android sites. One of the best tutorials is on IMHO. You will need to install and use the Android SDK tools on your computer, though there are some third party utilities that make it easier.

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nexus 5 its sruck on green robot i can not go to recovery what i can do?

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