Fix Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Stuck on Boot Start screen logo

Xiaomi is always famous for cost-effective mobiles. But they got popular with Xiaomi Pocophone F1. Because they provide flagship mobile at a mid-range mobile price. Yes, there are some hardware costs like LCD instead of AMOLED and quite some other cutouts. But considering the price range, they started a new era that forces other companies to provide better mobiles for the low price range. Pocophone F1 has powerful hardware specs. It runs with MIUI. Due to custom skin OS, you may face some issues after an update or restart. When you face basic issues you can always troubleshoot them by yourself. You have o boot into several modes to do that. Here we listed Xiaomi Pocophone F1 modes and how you can boot into those modes with volume key combinations. We listed SAR value as a knowledge base reference.
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Unlocked Home Screen in hand

When the issue happens after restart or update, most of the time, you can fix the issue with few steps. Always start with method 1. Based on your mobile feedback, you can go further steps. When you are facing freeze issues, You can try different methods other than the following ways. The next process is purely for the Boot logo stuck in the start screen.

What is the Stuck on the Boot logo in Xiaomi Pocophone F1?

OTA updates are, most of the time, flawless processes. But when the mobile begins to finish the first boot after the update, It is a nail-biting situation for most users. Because sometimes the boot can take a long time than usual. If the boot happens after a long time, it is excellent. But When the boot takes more than 20 minutes and is stuck on the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 name logo, It is not a good sign. You can wait for a few minutes. Even after your mobile is not booted into the regular screen, your mobile is stuck on the Poco Boot logo. You don’t need to worry. We can start with simple methods to fix these issues. Always start with a simple process. Most of the time, the boot stuck fixed in simple ways.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Boot Logo

Boot logo stuck can happen for various reasons and different situations. When you restart the mobile after the monthly security patch updates or major upgrades like Pie, Android 10, It can happen. Due to Overwrite already existing codes in the OS, and the process doesn’t go as expected, We have to deal with this kind of problem. When you face this issue, Don’t rush for firmware flash, You will lose user data. The Firmware flash should be your last choice, and We can recover your mobile using different methods. The stuck can happen in two screens- The Poco Logo and The Mobile details screen logo. For both screens, the following techniques will work.

How to Fix Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Stuck on Boot logo?

When you give some time than usual, and your mobile won’t boot into System OS, you can follow the below methods to fix your stuck Xiaomi Pocophone F1 on the Boot logo. Our motto is as much as we can retrieve your mobile without losing data. But when we can’t, we have to flash the full firmware to get your mobile back.

1. Long Press Power Button

Most of the time, all electronic devices will work after the power off and on. Even if it is a simple method, and you may wonder what technology can help here. It will work most of the time. Long press your power button for 10 seconds, It will trigger your mobile’s power, and your mobile will shut down in a few seconds.

2.Boot into Safe Mode

Sometimes third-party apps may trigger the new version, and it may cause the stuck in boot logo. Try to boot into Safe Mode by pressing Volume Down for 10-15 seconds. Your mobile will boot into Safe mode. Try to Un-Install the recently installed app before the OTA process. Also, check the compatibility in Play Store. When you install the apps other than Play Store, Un-Install them and try to boot again.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Safe Mode

3. Reboot using recovery

This method will not affect your User data. It will only soft reset your mobile. You have to press Volume Up+ Power Button on your mobile for 7-10 Seconds to boot into recovery mode. After that, it will boot you into the recovery mode or directly boot into System OS. The response may vary depending on the mobile manufacturers. If you received a Recovery mode menu, use the Volume keys to navigate and the Power button to confirm the selection.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Recovery Mode

3.1 Stock Recovery method

Xiaomi ROM Update using Stock Recovery

If you didn’t use Rooted mobiles, you have Stock Recovery, provided by your official mobile manufacturer. If you have stock recovery, you have the direct option as “Reboot.” Navigate to this option and confirm it using the power key button.

3.2 TWRP Recovery method

When you use Rooted mobiles, you either use Stock Recovery or TWRP custom recovery. If you have Stock Recovery, you can use the above process. When you installed TWRP on your mobile, follow the steps below.

TWRP Recovery Normal Boot to OS

  • The Keycombinations will boot your mobile into TWRP Recovery mode.
  • On the Home screen, you can find the option “Boot.” Select the item; you will receive further options as System, Power Off, Recovery, and Bootloader. Select “System.” Your mobile will boot into Normal OS.

4. Using ADB Commands to Reboot, your boot logo stuck Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Mobile

This process may work 50-60%. If you use Old Mid-range mobiles, the chances are less. But, When you have Flagship mobiles or New mobiles, it will work. The OS can still handle background commands. So, the ADB commands may work.

Steps

ADB Drivers Installation

  • Connect your mobile with a PC.

ADB command Open

  • Open a command prompt as Administrator and type the below command to check the ADB status.
  • adb devices

adb reboot command

  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the mobile, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your mobile. If you are detected, type the below commands.
  • adb reboot
  • The command will reboot your mobile.

5. Drain Battery Completely

When You can’t Power off or Restart your mobile, Let the battery drain completely. Because with the massive battery, it may take 1-3 days, depending on your mobile battery backup, to remain. When you didn’t have this much time and want to urge fix methods, you can proceed with other ways.

6. Wipe Cache Data Partition

When you perform, restart using recovery, and you can’t boot into OS again. In this situation, We have another choice of the fix by Wipe cache partition. It is also will not affect user data. It will wipe only cache data. You have to press Volume Up+ Power Button on your mobile for 7-10 Seconds. After that, it will boot you into the recovery mode or directly boot into System OS. The response may vary depending on the mobile manufacturers. If you received a Recovery mode menu, use the Volume keys to navigate and the Power button to confirm the selection. Remember, you should wipe only the cache partition, Not the Wipe Data/Factory Reset.

6.1 Stock Recovery method

Xiaomi ROM Update using Stock Recovery

  • If you didn’t use Rooted mobiles, you have Stock Recovery, provided by your official mobile manufacturer.
  • If you have a stock recovery, you have the direct option as “Wipe & Reset.” Navigate to this option and confirm it using the power key button.

Xiaomi Recovery Wipe Option

  • Initially, try with “Wipe Cache.”
  • It will ask you to confirm the process. Select “Yes.”
  • When a cache doesn’t work, Go for “Wipe User Data.”
  • Most of the time, it will boot into OS after the wipe. When it returns to recovery, Select the Reboot system now.

6.2 TWRP Recovery method

When you use Rooted mobiles, you either use Stock Recovery or TWRP custom recovery. If you have Stock Recovery, you can use the above process. When you installed TWRP on your mobile, follow the steps below.

Wipe Data in TWRP

  • The Keycombinations will boot your mobile into TWRP Recovery mode.
  • On the Home screen, you can find the option “Wipe.” Select the wipe option; you will receive further details. Select “Cache.” Don’t select the System. It will wipe your OS. After selecting other choices, swipe to erase the data. When the process completes, return to home and boot into OS.

7. Disable Recently installed apps using ADB

If you use Stock Android phones, you can disable/remove the bloatware apps most of the time. If you are in Custom Skin OS, the chances of disabling the Bloatware apps are less. But, We can Disable the Apps using ADB without root. The methods may vary depending on the manufacturer. You have to find the particular Bloatware apps and disable them. I will give the overall idea about ADB steps and commands. But, the list of packages may vary depending on the manufacturers.

ADB Drivers Installation

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock; you’ll find these options at Settings >>> Developer options. If you didn’t see the developer options on your settings menu, go to about >>> build number. Click on the “Build Number” row about ten times regularly to activate the “Developer Option” on your device.

Samsung Galaxy USB debugging Allow

  • Connect your mobile with a PC and unlock your mobile (Screen Lock).

ADB command Open

  • Open a command prompt as Administrator and type the below command to check the ADB status.
  • adb devices
  • The above command will display some code for device detection. If you didn’t receive any response, Check with the USB Cable. If you get a response, move to the below commands.

Samsung Galaxy Internet Browser Disable Using ADB

  • You can disable the apps based on their adb package name. You can find these package names using the below command.
  • adb shell pm list packages
  • Based on the title, you can exclude unwanted apps. After that, use the am force-stop, and pm disables commands with the Application package name.
  • You can enter the commands one by one, Or All commands, and Hit Enter. You can get the application package name in Play Store URL. It will start with com.instagram.android like that.
  • am force-stop package name(e.g: com.sprint.w.installer)

      pm disable-user package name

  • Restart your mobile. When you are again stuck on boot logon on your Xiaomi Pocophone F1 mobile, move to different methods.

8. Flash Boot. img file using ADB and Fastboot and Repair Boot logo stuck in Xiaomi Pocophone F1

The main problem of stuck in the boot logo is with the boot image file. When we flash the particular boot image file, then we can restore your mobile without losing data. But you should know what version of the software is already on the mobile. You can always go with the latest boot image file. The following method may not work with EU carrier-locked mobiles.

  • Download Xiaomi Pocophone F1 firmware from the below links and save it on your PC. Your Current OS version and Downloaded Version AP and CSC should be the Same.

8.1 Extracting boot.img file

Xiaomi Extracted ROM Files

  • Download 7Zip-ZS and Install it on your PC. Extract the files in downloaded firmware using 7Zip-ZS. You will get ROM files. In those files, along with some data, you can see boot.img.
  • Copy the boot.img to ADB Installed folder.

8.2 Flash boot.tar using ODIN

  • Connect your USB cable with your PC. Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold Volume Down+ Power Buttons and Connect Your Mobile To PC via USB Cable; after Poco Logo Appear, Release all keys.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Fastboot Mode

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Xiaomi Pocophone F1. If you are detected, type the below command and hit Enter.
  • fastboot flash boot boot.img

fastboot flash boot boot.img command

  • After the process complete, Press the Volume Down+ Power button to exit Fastboot mode. When the screen goes off, Immediately Press Volume Up + Power buttons to boot into Recovery mode.
  • After entering into Stock recovery mode, Go to Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Select Yes to wipe data. It will erase your saved data on your device. Don’t Boot into OS; read below Boot stages before booting.

9. Flash Complete ROM using Xiaomi Flash Tool

We are going full flash firmware in your boot logo stuck Xiaomi Pocophone F1 mobile in this method. It is a Data loss process. When you didn’t have any choice and none of the above methods didn’t work for you, you can use it. Refer- Flash Xiaomi Pocophone F1 ROM.

9.1 Flash Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Android 10 ROM using Xiaomi Flash Tool

  • Extract the files from the Zip.

Xiaomi Flash tool file run

  • After the extraction, Right-click on the “XiaoMiFlash” software on your PC and choose “Run as Administrator.”
  • We use Administrator Because the USB driver should have General access To get access everywhere without any folder restrictions. If you already installed the ADB drivers, you may know these kinds of issues.

Driver Install Xiaomi Flash tool

  • Navigate to “Driver” and Install all the necessary Driver files.
  • Download the necessary firmware for your mobile and copy it to your PC.
  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this- Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time for some time.
  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Select “Refresh” in the app; you will get the device ID in the list.
  • When you didn’t get the device, Repeat the above steps.

Firmware Flash Select Flash tool

  • After getting your mobile ID, Choose firmware using the “select” tab.
  • Choose “save user data” in the bottom dot options.
  • Now select “Flash.” The software will flash the firmware to your mobile.

Success Flash Xiaomi Flash Tool

  • You will get the “Success” message once the flash firmware is done.
  • After the process complete, you have to press the Volume Up+ Power button to exit Fastboot mode.
Check Firmware
  • You can Check the Firmware Details->Settings->About->Version.

Wrap Up

Even if the software updates process looks like a simple way, Mostly, 1-5% of people always face issues when they try to make OTA updates. That’s why we suggest you should always make a backup before making an update on your mobile. Always use cloud photo backup service like Google Photos. Compare with other mobile manufacturers, with the help of Xiaomi available tools; we can fix your Xiaomi Pocophone F1 stuck on the boot logo.

If you face freeze and unresponsive issues on your mobile, You should try different methods than the above mentioned. It is always a wise idea to give some time for the first boot after the update. Based on your available storage and apps size, the first boot may take a long time. When you are confident that the mobile is stuck and already gave enough time for initialization, you can follow the above steps to fix your mobile. When you try different methods than above and those techniques help you, Comment below. We try to add if those methods work for everyone.

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