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

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Mediatek-res.apk causing bootloop

Right, so I've been an absolute idiot and I uninstalled mediatek-res.apk. I was probably very tired and I was stupid enough to forget to make a backup in recovery. The phone is a Chinese clone (Jiake ...
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Phone doesn't start. USB Debug is off, can't connect pc for recovery

I have a Huawei Ideos X5 phone. It is rooted. When I took the battery out and restarted it the other day, it didn't open: the device starts, shows the "Ice Cream Sandwich" logo – and there it stays (...
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stuck trying to fix bad Android 6.0 update

When manually updating my Nexus 9 (Wifi) to Android 6.0, I forgot to flash the cache.img and vendor.img images. Now my Nexus 9 is stuck at the Google boot screen (just says Google, no animation). How ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Developer's Edition stuck at intro screen

A couple of years ago I bought a pre-production Galaxy Note 10.1 on Ebay. The serial number was 000000000. It was actually a Galaxy Tab 10.1 body with Galaxy Note software. Unit was sent to the ...
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tablet stuck on splash screen.

This is the output from logcat. The Netd 1.0 starting message repeats indefinitely. Any thoughts on how to recover this other than re-flashing the tablet? --------- beginning of /dev/log/system I/...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 wont boot after rooting

I try to Root my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with KingoRoot using pc. after that it restarted, but now it won't boot. when i try the button combination, home+power+vol, tab goes into downloading, odin, mode. ...
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GS4 not turning on, battery full, no screen activity or rumble

(Keyboard finicky, sorry for any errors!) Alright, so I have this GS4 that I got secondhand. It worked fine for a while, but now there is no activity AT ALL. I have tried Recovery Mode, normal boot, ...
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Can downgrading OS make Xperia Neo V, boot after a boot loop

My Neo V MT11i was upgraded to ICS a few days ago. Today when I turned on bluetooth, it started to reboot repeatedly. I tried to hard reset using sets of button as posted in some blogs but still I ...
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Fast boot up on iMX6

I'm working with a development board based on Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 processors. You can have more info about the board on this link. The Android version I'm using is the one provided by the ...
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Can I access user data on my phone that can no longer mount efs, system, cache, etc. on its own?

My Galaxy Note 2 decided to reboot this morning but failed to get past the logo. Entering recovery mode, I am greeted with messages such as: E:failed to mount /efs (No such file or directory) E:...
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HTC One M8 doesn't boot up completely after Lollipop update

How can I get my M8 to boot up again? It freezes at the white screen where it says htc. Some background: To run the software update on my rooted M8 I had to put stock recovery back on it. I did ...
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Android User Space Boot-up with Vanilla Kernel

After so many conflicts between the mainline Linux kernel (vanilla kernel) and the Android kernel (vanilla kernel + Androidization patches), in 2011 the essential drivers required to run Android ...
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Desire sv does not start after clear cache

I cleared cache memory of my HTC Desire SV then tried to restart the phone. It does not start. I have also tried hard boot on this phone but result is same. How can I get my phone to boot again?
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My tablet wont boot up after updating into i8150gpu

please help me im using Huawei mediapad 7 lite and rooted it with kingoroot,,,, so after surfing the web, I found out that i8150gpu increases performance, so i tried it. I followed the instructions ...
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Stock LG-D500 Bootloop. Factory Reset only temporarily fixes

I checked a few of the other links/threads. Mostly it seems like people changed something (ROM, or went in a did something to permissions) whereas my phone has no changes made by me. There are/were ...
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Best to block autostart apps, or let them run at boot time?

When Android was still a baby green robot, I would go through all user-installed apps (not system apps), and turn off autostart privileges on most of them. This would make the Android device boot ...
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Why can't I turn on my tablet?

I have tried to turn on my Alldaymall Tablet TP001, but nothing I do seems to work. I've tried turning it on and holding down the volume button at the same time. Nothing so far seems to be doing the ...
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ZTE Score only booting to recovery

I have a ZTE N788 MTS352 CDMA Mobile unlocked to use any CDMA in India. Rooted it perfectly. Deleted unwanted APP, by mistake deleted one sys app "wall paper change"- after that mob. not working. when ...
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HTC Desire VC turns off automatically after showing boot logo

I bought a new set HTC Desire VC t328D CDMA in India on 15-Aug-2015 which worked OK for one day, but on charging it got halted. In Android OS I tried all the methods to bring it back to life through ...
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Where to get help for unrooted phone that won't boot after switching from original carrier?

Recently my LG-P659 phone, originally from T-mobile, has had a lot of apps crashing or exiting for no reason, and today it can no longer get past the splash screen on boot-up (if it gets even that far)...
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After splash screens, Moto G screen goes black. Stock recovery won't start either. What to do?

I have a one-year old Moto G (1st Gen) that suddenly today refuses to boot usefully (a boot loop? Not sure.), has a blank dark screen but backlight stays on. Tried to restart it using the power off ...
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Android Tablet Stuck On Loading Screen

I bought a non brand quad core android 4.4 kitkat tablet for my 3 year old. It was working fine but then one day turned off and now when it tries to boot I see the android 4.4 KitKat screen then it ...
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Running your own .sh script at vold.decrypt=trigger_shutdown_framework via init.rc (android 5.0)

I want to workaround a vendor bug in an Android 5.0 phone (chinese, MTK, no proper source) Problem is due to a bug in some binary, /data is not properly released on vold.decrypt=...
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Cannot boot into Android after freezing Blink Feed Launcher in HTC One M7

Using Titanium Backup Pro I froze Blink Feed Launcher. Now all I see on the screen is just logo and bootloader page by using Power and Volume buttton. I have an HTC One M7 running Lollipop 5.0.2. ...
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Netcat udp listener upon boot

My goal is open a UDP listener on port 5555 upon booting my device. It's suppose to be looking for a specific message that will tell it to do some updates. I have a service started upon boot that has ...
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How to run a startup script on android mk808b plus?

I'm using an authentication app called 'Proxy droid' to authenticate mk808 device on our network. Every time device get restarted I've to manually switch on the app and then switch on the ...
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Lenovo A6000 Plus - Stuck on white screen on boot up after rooting the device

I am using Lenovo A6000 Plus. Recently, I have rooted my Android phone. After rooting, it's not booting up now. It's just displaying white screen. I have tried go to the recovery mode by pressing (...
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How to hard brick an android phone (Galaxy Nexus)?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not I managed to brick my android phone, a Galaxy Nexus*. Using ClockworkMod Recovery, I pretty much erased everything I could find (/data, /cache, /factory, /...
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Nexus 7 debug output before system mount

I'm working on using a custom filesystem for the /system partition in Android 5.1.1 on a Nexus 7 (flo). At the moment, it appears that the system partition isn't mounting: when I power on the device, ...
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How to re-edit /system file to reboot phone?

How does one re-set or edit the /system/build.prop, when changes kept it from booting up again? Rooted Optimus.
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How to modify appsbl

I want to modify the appsbl partition for my device, I know the danger but I want to learn how to unpack and repack it. What method and tools can I use ?
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Tablet running tweaked firmware occasionally stucks at boot-logo

I have a tablet running Android 4.1. I got firmware, changed boot animations, boot logo, added build.prop file in fs_patch/system/, added some custom apps and my own launcher under fs_patch/system/app....
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Error 1240: Boot certification verify on LG Optimus Exceed 2

I've a LG Optimus Exceed 2. It won't turn on. When I plug it into my computer and try to factory reset it is always good to the LG start-up screen. But then in the top right corner it says "error 1240"...
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Is it possible to Boot into Safe Mode on an Android Device as a Precautionary Measure If Required?

Is it possible to Boot into Safe Mode on an Android Device, similar to booting up into safe mode on a Windows PC ? An example being In Windows if you were infected with a virus you may want to ...
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How to Disable brand logo and boot animation

Hii Everyone I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 device and when i turn it on it is showing two screens one with model number and other with Samsung logo and boot animation is there any possibility ...
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Have I lost my phone forever because of samsung firmware?

Okay so I've had my s3 for quiet a while but never actually used it properly until today. First issue was it didn't get past the samsung boot logo, it showed the carriers boot logo( three UK) ...
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Recovery mode on android netbook?

2 years ago I was given a netbook for Christmas and it came with the Android 2.2 OS. Since then I haven't used the netbook much but recently I decided to put Linux Mint on the netbook. But I didn't ...
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Android early boot console over usb

I'm trying to port newer kernel versions onto my Nexus S device. Most newer kernels panic very early on in the boot process. I would like to debug this. However, since the phone has been provided to ...
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How to run a script on boot in CM12.1?

Most questions I can find related to this are dated 2011 and thereabouts, so perhaps it's not too surprising that things have changed since. I've tried a whole bunch of things, with no results ...
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I Accidentally Deleted the Launcher

I was making some tests on my android phone and I accidentally deleted the launcher from the system partition and I forgot to copy the new one to the system partition again, and the phone doesn't show ...
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Running service during bootanimation

I have modified my boot.img and want to run a service during startup. I set up a service and trigger it by class core/main or by a defined property in the build.prop. Unfortunatley, surfaceflinger is ...
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Samsung Galaxy y does not boot even after factory-reset

Suddenly my Samsung Galaxy Y start to stuck at Samsung screen (not the initial Galaxy Y screen) and keep on restarting after that point. The situation is verymuch similar to this. I did a factory-...
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/system/bin/mediaserver and /system/bin/drmserver dont want these but Android disagrees

I used this link Use Adb to disable Media Server hoping to permanenenly disable the battery hogging media server process . It did not work Mediaserver still runs on my Android 4.4 Jiayu S3 phone as /...
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Changing startup and shutdown sounds

Is there any way for me to play certain audio files when my phone starts up and before it shuts down? I have a Samsung S3.
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Android restore bootstrap nandroid backup after a failed rom flash

I was trying to flash my Droid X2 to CM7, but it failed. Before I attempted the flash, I did a nandroid backup using an app called "system recovery" (MOTODX2_Bootstrap_signed.apk). I want to restore ...
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Is it possible to transfer files to a powered off device?

Unfortunately, I have managed to delete an integral directory of the phone, which causes it to stuck on the boot-up screen. It would be very easy to repair this damage if I could find out how to mount ...
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HTC Desire C stopped working after factory reset

I have a HTC Desire C. I performed a reset to factory settings. It went through the whole process, was shutting down to restart but it never restarted and now I can't even turn it on. I have pulled ...
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How to set up BIOS-like password on Android device? [duplicate]

Setting a screen lock password or SIM pin or both is fine for securing some aspects of your mobile device. But what if, as a nasty joke, someone manages to grab a hold of your device and hits the ...
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S4 Wont turn on unless removing battery then turns off after 2 seconds

So, my Galaxy S4 turned off randomly today during charge. I attempted turning it back on via the power button but it would not respond. Then I tried taking out the battery and replacing it, the ...
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Custom recovery location in boot.img

I am using samsung galaxy y. I have installed a custom kernel and that kernel has a custom recovery that boots automatically when i boot into recovery. I want to change custom recovery present in the ...