Use this tag for issues with the "boot-process" of your Android device.

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Device is not starting

The device hangs at the part when "SAMSUNG" is displayed in screen. It animates but doesn't start. Device is a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and is rooted. I already tried factory reset. I didn't modify ...
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Nexus 4 crashing after Google logo

I got a really confusing problem at hand with my Nexus 4 right now. When I woke up in the morning, I looked at my phones screen. Everything was looking fine (and I had about three quarters of my ...
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Boot up Nexus 7 through induction charging

I have Nexus 7 (2013, rooted). I have seen plenty of examples of people being able to successfully modify Android system scripts such as chargemon to essentially hijack the few scripts running when an ...
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Save & restore a real device's state, similar to emulator snapshot

I am just wondering, is it possible to save & restore a real device's state, similar to emulator snapshots? By using snapshot, we don't need to boot at every time and can just continue from last ...
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Nexus 4 Crash after Google logo, now red flashing light

I got a really confusing problem at hand with my Nexus 4 right now. When I woke up in the morning, I looked at my phones screen. Everything was looking fine (and I had about three quarters of my ...
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Does boot take up any significant power?

If I wanted to conserve energy, and needed to check on my phone once every while, would turning the phone off and on every 30 seconds actually conserve more power than if I had it on all the time? ...
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Device does not boot after crash without power plug

In the last few weeks I'm faced with a somehow strange behaviour of my Android device (Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, GT-I9295, Android 4.2.2, Kernel-Version 3.4.0-2015525): If the phone crashes resulting ...
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Bricked Nexus 7 in Recovery Mode

I have a Nexus 7 2012 grouper in recovery mode (TWRP). I have wiped the /system /cache and /data partitions and believe it has wiped the /boot partition. When I go to file manager, it says the /boot ...
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I have a vodafone smart tab 3G stuck in endless boot loop

I have a vodafone smart tab 3G stuck in endless boot loop. tried factory reset but its not working. using android 4.4.2 how can I fix this ?adb also not working
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Android Tablet Refuse to Enter Recovery Mode

One of my Tablet(ET-86V2G-A23) refuse to enter recovery mode. I did long press volume up and power switch together and nothing happens and I also tried holding down volume up, plugging in USB cable to ...
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MotoG won't proceed after Blue M Screen after Cache Wipe& Factory Reset

Ive been using this MotoG for 2 years now. Recently, all the Apps started to Crash on opening and on Restarting the Phone it would always show the "Optimizing xx Apps of xx" .I then did a factory ...
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How to unbrick phone when both recovery and system are abcent?

I have Lenovo A328 phone, after trying to upgrade to cyanogen it has no system and no recovery, when turning it on there is only loading screen. ADB asks to authorize the phone, but no dialog appears ...
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How do I get my tab 4 to load to the system background and properly function

I've tried everything suggested for a boot loop etc. It said "successful" in TWRP for wiping cache/factory data reset. Still, it also will not load into safe mode: it just powers on and freezes at ...
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How to get to know via command-line/adb where boot process hangs?

Question: (How) is it possible to get to know via adb where exactly a booting-up android device is hanging? My problem/ background information: I recently did changes on the automatic display ...
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Difference between bootloader and Download mode in Samsung Galaxy tablets

I'm working on Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets, specifically with Tab 3 (SM-T210) and Tab 4 (SM-T230), and being learning a bit about the boot and recovery images and the bootloader. I have not being able ...
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Stuck at Boot menu Vonino Qs : without any volume up/down buttons

I have a Vonino QS tablet. Somehow, I managed to enter into boot menu and now I can't exit. It asks me to push volume up button to choose boot option and volume down button to press OK. The problem is ...
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Tablet stuck in boot animation

I have this tablet, MSI Primo 91 and just recently I booted into recovery mode in order to wipe the cache. On restart the tablet gets stuck in the manufacturer boot animation and refuses to boot up. ...
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How do I fix my boot-looping Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1?

I have a Google IO Samsung Galaxy Tab that has decided it no longer wants to boot properly. It just constantly goes from the 'SAMSUNG' logo that flashes a couple of times to the stars and lines ...
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Extract boot.img issues

I have been having a lot of trouble trying to extract a boot.img. Its one of Samsung's with the funky headers so none of the scripts work. I tried HEX editing it so it is a gzip (1f 8b 08) and ...
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SD card “damaged” after every reboot / power off

When I turn off my phone, next time it says SD card is damaged and all data is gone, I can only reformat it. The phone is "gionee iq275" (also known as "Fly" in Russia), Android version is 2.3.4. What ...
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Turn phone on with ADB or Fastboot?

My power button seems to have busted, is there a way I can boot my phone using ADB or Fastboot or some other command line interface?
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My android stuck with page in Chinese

My device is a HTC desire 816 dual sim, and now the Android system is stuck on a form with Chinese language. Even after I performed a factory-reset it is still stuck with the same screen. So what ...
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Failed to load Recovery mode

One of my friend had a Huawei Y210, it locked because of so many wrong pattern attempt. Unfortunately he hasn't google account to login with it. I want to hard reset it but it fails to load Recovery ...
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Asus Zenfone 2 Stuck at White USB Logo

My device has stuck displaying a white USB logo on boot. I have already tried a hard reboot (press power + volume up and select 'reboot') but the logo remains. How can I get past this and boot the ...
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My rooted phone won't turn on

I have rooted my phone earlier with KingoApp and then later changed the boot animation and shutdown animation with Root Browser after rebooting, it only shows the unit's logo and shows white screen ...
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Unfortunately, Process has stopped

Ok so guys I'm getting kinda irritated by this problem. It is telling me Unfortunately, <process> has stopped. Meaning, when I go to launcher, it says Unfortunately, Launcher has stopped; to ...
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Android 6 won't boot

I got the android 6 update for my Moto G 2 few days before. I rebooted it and it says "Optimizing app 1 out of 1" and it doesn't seem to actually start.
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Flash boot.img without using fastboot USB

So I've recently rooted my phone and tried a ROM or two. I find it really handy that you can use TWRP recovery to install another ROM from the SD card, you don't need to have it connected to a PC. ...
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Launch app on start (even SD card apps)

I'm pretty sure (despite of haven't seen them) that there are a few question about running some app when you turn on the phone. But I want a something a little more complex here. I have a few apps to ...
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How to enter password for decrypt without system keyboard on android

I was trying to release some internal memory on my CUBOT GT-99, so I started disabling some system apps using one rooted app. One of apps I was disabled is system keyboard because I don’t use it ...
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How to fix a ruined recovery mode of an Android device?

It seems like I ruined the recovery mode of my Android tablet. It's a HP Pro Slate 12 tablet with Android 5.1.1 on it. It's rooted. I wanted to install CWM Recovery to backup everything, but my device ...
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Old android tablet boot stuck

I have an old Omega mid7002 tab and it is stuck on "android" boot screen. I've tried hard reset with all possible key combination without success. But I'am able to connect via adb, so my pc ...
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Sony Xperia Z4 stuck at boot after upgrading to Android 6.0

A few minutes ago, my sony xperia z4 tablet noticed me to upgrade to android 6.0. Now my tablet no longer boots. There is just a text "Error" and a little lying android man. I tried to Reboot in ...
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It seems my device doesn't have init.d support, but I have a bunch of init.* files. Can I use the same approach somehow?

-rwxr-x--- 1 root root 3265 Jan 1 1970 init.class_main.sh -rwxr-x--- 1 root root 1730 Jan 1 1970 init.mdm.sh -rwxr-x--- 1 root root 3347 Jan 1 ...
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Boot loop when changed to ART(Android Runtime)

I activated the Android Runtime (ART) instead of Dalvik and after that my phone rebooted but it seems that it's stuck in a bootloop. Will the first bot after choosing ART take some extra time? How ...
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My phone keeps restarting after factory reset

Recently my Xperia L running Android 4.2.2 started restarting every 30 seconds following a factory reset. I have rooted my phone using the iroot app and I reset it. I still have the kinguser app ...
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Can somebody explain the boot process of an Android device?

From the user's perspective when switch on the phone, I see two boot animations in my LG P500 running CM10. The first animation is from LG and the second animation is from CM10. Then it settles in ...
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Tablet crashes after boot

My tablet wouldn't boot for a while. It eventually booted one day, but the screen flickered, so I set the brightness to full. Shortly after the tablet crashed. Now every time I boot it up after a few ...
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PLEASE HELP Hp 10 plus keeps reseting after i restart it

My HP 10 plus tablet seems to reset every time I boot it ,it started when I used King root then unrooted then tried wiping data and cache I need. Help because this is my only tablet and I use it a lot ...
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My dx752 tablet turns on but stay with blue screen

My dx 752 android 4.2 jelly beans tuns on with the iRola logo for a few seconds then the logo iRola disappeared and the screen stay blue, nothing came up as was usual. I have done a hard reset as some ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 will not go into recovery boot

Samsung Galaxy S3 won't boot. tried the 3 buttons goes to recovering boot and Samsung, then Galaxy S3, then blank. A few times I got it all the way to the recovery page, then android dies and says no ...
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HP Stream 7 originally runs Windows - Can it run Android viably?

I have an HP Stream 7 that I'm not using here (since I've bought my Asus T100), and I was thinking about putting an Android to run, instead of the Windows OS. I know that is possible, but my question ...
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HP Pro Slate 12 tablet has been stuck in booting

My Android tablet gets stuck during booting. I think I messed it up with a new app from Google Play. All I can do with it is to hold down the power button. It restarts, but then it gets stuck again ...
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E977 doesn't boot

I'm having a problem with my E977 (it's kinda a E975 but from Brazil). Last week I was using it normally when it suddenly shuts down. It's not so odd to happen, but it ocurred that everytime I tried ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 neither goes into Download Mode nor RAM Dump Mode

My Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 has just “hung” during the start-up screen with the white text “Samsung www.samsung.com" on a black background. I have tried to restart it and to take the battery out / ...
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How to reset a device to factory settings when it is stuck at boot animation

I have a Lava Iris X1 running Android KitKat 4.4. The device remains stuck on boot animation during boot. I have several questions: Can I perform a factory reset to fix this issue? If so, how? ...
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LG G3 Resolution messed up - how to stop processes on startup?

I'm running CM 12.1 on an LG G3 (VS985) with TWRP recovery. I used an app called UI Tuner to change my resolution, thinking that it would revert back to normal after 15 seconds.. well it didn't. It ...
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How can I run a script on boot?

I'm accustomed to running scripts on boot in Linux, but I'm not sure how to do this in Android. I'd like to start my SSH daemon on start, so I'll always be able to connect. How can I run an arbitrary ...
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How to use computer to control / revive dead android phone?

My dad dropped his LG Flex into water and afterwards the phone was dead. This means I cannot power on, load, connect to PC or reset. The phone was dried instantly and we even opened the case to check ...
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How can I enable adbd during boot on Cyanogenmod?

I am stuck during the boot process, at first before entering the passphrase for /data and now at the SIM PIN screen. At this point, adb is inaccessible (normally adbd would start up after unlocking /...