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Motorola Q in "flash mode" and wont turn on

My Motorola Q battery died and when I plugged it back in it has black screen with white type that says that it is in "motorola flash mode".

I cant make out the rest of the description because it only flashes it on the screen when i hold down the on button.

Any help would be appreciated! thank you.
Brenae Noack
Brenae Noack
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Brenae NoackProduct ManagerAuthor Commented:
I got it to stay on, here is the error message:

Motorola Flash Mode
Bootloader Version:

Charger Connected
Please Connect the USB cable
Michael KnightCommented:
yeah... you can TRY removing the battery for 10+ minutes and putting it back in, but I'm afraid that the Flash is horked on that phone... it's not uncommon on the Q/WM5.
You can try this http://www.everythingq.com/forum/motorola-q/how-to-fix-motorola-flash-mode-of-death-16006.html if you're handy... can't hurt now anyway.
If not simply return the phone or go to the provider's store and they will reflash it.
Michael KnightCommented:
hmm... well looking further, the links in that post appear dead... the link to RSD is here:
but I can't find a working link to the Monster Flash file for the Q, you'll have to google around a bit, maybe someone has it on the torrent network.  if I find it I'll post back.

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