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Bootloader usb init razr v3m

Bootloader usb init screen is all I can get. When Ihook to usb the computer recognizez the chip. This was intermittent for several days and now it won't go bpast this screen. I need to acces picures and phone numbers at the least.

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  • ar2509 Nov 03, 2007

    i was in the middle of a text and all of a sudden my phone turned off and then went to this blue screen with the motorolla logo with bootloader usb init at the bottom. how can i fix this?

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    v3 blacc

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007



    ok to program


    transer mode

  • alexcon84 Nov 08, 2007

    I also can not get past the bootloader usb init screen.

  • billyclub22 Nov 09, 2007

    I'm trying to figure out what version bootloader I have on my razor phone and when I hold down * and #, I get to the bootloader screen but no bootloader information. Just says "Bootloader USB INIT" - there should be a version # there right?

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    Got the blue screen today. Called Verizon and they had no solution except to replace phone. Can it be fixed? Losing pictures and phone numbers!! Tried everything to clear it - except running it over.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    Everything was fine until about half of my pictures were downloaded off my phone onto my computer, it stoped downloading and now wont even initialize. please help

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2008

    same thing.. but totally random.. phone ran outta battery.. so i plugged into the charger n up came this stupid message

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    I was just texting and my phone kept cycling on and off and I couldn't do anything, then I plug it in because I think it just has low battery and is trying to stay on. I plug it in to my charger, and a blue screen with the M and at the bottom it says BOOTLOADER USB INIT, the only button that makes it respond is the red power button. All it does though is make it say: POWER KEY RESET... where the previous message was, then it restarts and goes to the colorful HELLOMOTO screen, then back to the blue screen with BOOTLOADER USB INIT. What should I do?

  • blackhouse83 Feb 17, 2008

    same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2008

    The stupid phone hasn't been working right for about 2 weeks. It hasn't kept a signal long enough for me to make a call or even text and it randomly shuts off. Now all I get is the cool yet devistating BOOTLOADER USB INIT screen.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    Boot Loader 8.29 sw version: r374_g_0e.42.1Or_a

  • Larry P Mar 28, 2008

    Riding along in my auto, plugged my Razr into the car charger charging cord. Wow 10 minutes later when attempting to to use the phone up pops this blue screen Bootloader USB Init. Seems to me the initialization routines have failed:::Help

  • Allycat78 Apr 26, 2008

    Getting the blue screen with "Bootloader USB init" at the bottom. Tried pressing *, # and power key at same time (tip from another site). Now it seems to not come on at all. Any advice?

  • revealed May 18, 2008

    All I can get on my phone is the bootloader usb init and hellomoto screen. When I hit the power key it switches between the two and sometimes even shuts off.

  • Anonymous May 29, 2008

    i turned my phone off for all of 20 minutes because it kept ringing and when i wentto turn it back on i recieved the bootloader usb init screen.. SEEMS TO ME THAT MOTOROLA RAZR V3M SUCKS

  • wrecklessnan Jul 01, 2008

    cannot get past the Boot loader 08.26 message when trying to boot up

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    I turned off my phone for a while and when i turned it on, it says Bootloader USB Init

  • awconners Sep 13, 2008

    The phone cratered and the red dot in the battery compartment turned red even though it has not been epxosed to any moisture. Now all I can get is "bootloader USB init". I tried the #* suggestion but that did not work.

  • pachecoglori Oct 12, 2008

    the bootloader screen is the only thing that pops up on my phone.

  • noodles1021 Jan 20, 2009

    all it says is bootloader on my phone

  • noodles1021 Jan 20, 2009

    my phone is frozen

  • PenDancer Jan 29, 2009

    I have a V9 with the same problem:



    SW Version



    Battery OK

    OK to program

    Transter Mode:


  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    wont go past bootloader usb init

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    When i turn my razr on the verizon screen shows for 2 seconds, and then the "bootloader usb init" screen appears and doesnt go away. I tried taking the battery out but nothings worked.

  • mike_deas_gu Apr 01, 2009

    i had to replace a swelling battery in my v3m razr and now all i get is a blue screen that says bootloader usb init on the bottom



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Motorola phone boot loader.
Software or the program of the phone has damage'
by using Smart Clip box you re program your mobile,
as they said the phone numbers, pics., songs, and video or all the files that you saved in your phone will be lost...

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Frist I have had two phones do this to me. All you have to do is get on to Motorazr or hacktherazr or any other hacking site for the Razr and download the software for installing the firmware to your phone... On on I installed the Altell software even though Im on Verizon and the antenna settings are much better and less dead spots... On my own phone Razr V3c I installed the original firmware incase I trade it in for an upgrade... The Programs you will need is Driver tools for the Razr and USB drivers for the Razr and PST phone programmer also last PST tools... You can get all these programs for free on you can go to concepts online and purchase them for about 10 bucks if you dont want to look around...Either way there is an answer for that blue screen phone your calling a brick...

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Theres no way to fix that. get a new phone

Posted on Sep 19, 2010


All i did was plug it in and then unplugged it and the thing went to white screen then it went to a black screen and alll of the buttons still worked and then i tried the #,* thing and went to bootloader and thats where i a m now, please help.

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I have a razr v3m it was origionally programed as a sprint phone and was regrogramed as an alltel phone. I need to reprogram it as a sprint phone again.

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