people that bricked their phone just today. I thought for a moment and resolved
to writing the below.
1. Do not, I Repeat DO NOT Factory reset your phone using the phone settings
menu if you have a custom ROM installed on your Android device or optimus V
EVER! Every day there is a new comment in here with the title “I think I
bricked my phone!” Or “My phone keeps booting into Recovery” and
lo and behold the first sentence I read is “I reset my phone to
2. READ the directions on installing a ROM first before you do it, Not while
you are doing it. If you have questions please ask away a lot of good people
here are happy to help.
3.Learn to be patient rushing something like this will only cause you to be the
proud owner of an expensive paper weight.
4. Make a backup first before flashing a new ROM even if you didn’t in the past
it’s only a matter of time before something breaks. Don’t get stuck without a
5. DO NOT Factory reset EVER! I don’t care if you did it on an old phone or if
you did it with x rom and nothing bad happened. Why even take that risk to
Hopefully this helped someone new so I don’t have to roll my eyes and groan
because I’m reading yet another “I bricked my phone email or comments”