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

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Beginner question about Android ROM and boot process

I read tons of things about Android devices, but I did not manage to find an overview about the boot processed. My technical level is okay to fully (really) understand how a PC boots. What I ...
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Galaxy S5 G900V startup failure with inconsistent symptoms making troubleshooting difficult

o/ My Samsung Galaxy S5 suddenly and quickly started deteriorating a few days ago. I did also install a software update from Verizon about a week ago, but what's odd is how the symptoms worsened ...
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“Android is upgrading… Starting Apps” on boot

My phone is still stuck on "Android is upgrading.. starting apps" on boot. Earlier, my phone said "Unfortunately, Google Playstore stopped working" and I am unable to use my apps which needed ...
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Changing bootlogo Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

I'm trying to change to splash-screen / boot logo of my Sony Xperia Z4 tablet (SGP771) I have already rooted my device. With the help of the bootimg.exe tool I unpacked the boot.img - exchanged the ...
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Vodafone Smart Tab 3G 7" not booting

I have a Vodafone Smart Tab 3G seven inch. This device was switched of & when I wanted to use it then it just displayed at bottom screen Powered by Android. And then black screen. Vodacom can't ...
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Infocus m330 switch on errore

My In focus m 330 Android phone,When i switch it on it vibrates and displays the brand Logo than it stuck Please Help me out. I visited service center they told that its motherboard has to replace.
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Install android on non-booting XT1033 (Moto G 1st gen) - USB debugging not enabled

I have a Moto G (XT1033) running Android 5.0.2 that went out of charge one day. It then decided to boot into a black screen - i.e. I can see the Motorola splash screen (animation) but all I get after ...
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Samsung won't turn on past the logo screen

My Samsung S4 mini won't turn on past the Samsung logo screen. I've tried holding down the down power and menu button at the same time and clearing the cache partition thing and rebooting it from ...
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Nexus 7 (2012) won't charge or start after a series of problems

A year or so ago, I bought an old Nexus 7 that was very slightly used (I took it off my girlfriend's hands). Everything worked fine, but I barely ever used it. Two days ago I broke it back out. I ...
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Asus Zenfone 5 phone not turning on after factory reset

I received an error message on my phone Unfortunately, the process.android.process.acore has stopped. So I have tried to factory reset it. Now it doesn't turn on at all. It just shows the Intel ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 not booting up, just shows ”Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-19300” black screen

This morning I woke up to my Samsung Galaxy S3 which just “hung” during the start-up screen with the white text “Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-19300” on a black background. It never comes to the “Enter Pincode”...
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Impossible to start the phone

I have a Wiko Rainbow and when I start it, it is supposed to pass through two screens: "Wiko" and then "Rainbow" before the appearing of the lock screen. Now, it goes no further than the "Rainbow" ...
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How can i set a wellcoming sound if there is no by factory default?

How can i set a wellcoming sound if there is no by factory default? I think i need to use some script to do that, bud i dont know how. I managed to start the music player, but i cant get it to start ...
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language is being reset on boot

I have recently purchased a new phone (Laude M8), which is the first Android 5.1 phone I have used, and also the first phone I have used which supports dual SIM cards. I have only one SIM card ...
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How to fix Cyanogenmod 7 hanging on boot animation after NO firmware changes

I've been using my Google Nexus S with Cyanogenmod 7 for about a year now. Sometimes it rebooted out of the sudden or locked up but all in all worked well. Today I rebootet the phone und since then ...
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How to boot from microsd, fix the bootloader and reinstall the android on ASUS MemoPad ME302C?

I have accidentally flashed a wrong image for fastboot update and now when I start my tablet in any kind of mode (normal, recovery or charging) I always fall into a bootloop: First the Intel icon ...
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fastboot flash boot boot.img : hab check on boot

I unpacked and repacked boot.img and tried 'fastboot boot new_boot.img' . The device came up properly. I thought everything was okay and decided to install the image. When I did 'fastboot flash boot ...
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Android x86 Won't boot up

I am trying to install Android-x86 6.0 marshmallow on Oracle Virtual Box. I was experiencing difficulty installing, but I read elsewhere to change the grub from android_x86 to x86, which I did with ...
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Android mx tv box stuck at mbox logo

My Android TV box always gets stuck at the Mbox, "make your life colorful" logo, but it never goes to home screen, and also when I put the TV box into recovery mode I can't select anything, it just ...
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ADB can discover devices but not fastboot

I've searched on the web about this problem and it's usually solved by installing the appropriate drivers. Problem is I'm on a Mac. When I plug in my device, it can be discovered when I run adb ...
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Can I replace my device's bootloader to grub?

Basically the title contains everything. I have an old smartphone lying around and I would like to change its bootloader. How can I know in which partition does it lie? How can I compile grub on my ...
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Prestigio MultiPhone 5430 and nonexistant boot/recovery partitions

I've got the Prestigio MultiPhone 5430. It's built on Intel Medfield platform. The phone isn't popular as it was released about 6-7 months ago. Because (as far as I know) nobody before me has tried ...
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Why does Android Boot relatively so slow?

This question is of concern to me (and perhaps many out there) because there is no spinning part in my phone. My phone has a Quad Core, 3 Gig of RAM, and so much storage space, all SSD-like in ...
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Auto turn on after power on for an Android-based device

If I'm not mistaken, if an Android-based device is turned off (or powers down due to completely exhausted battery) and then is charged up again, it will automatically boot only to battery charging ...
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LG POWER L22c will not boot

My LG Power L22c will only boot to Factory Reset and then it will change to LG Logo for a while before finally changing to Tracfone Logo. It refuses to boot beyond that, even after several hours. I ...
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Samsung s duos not booting into recovery

I have flashed the recovery.tar using odin by following this tutorial http://www.droidiser.com/2012/10/how-to-root-samsung-galaxy-s-duos-install-cwm.html but after this,when I try to boot into ...
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S3 mini won't boot up after flashing twrp custom recovery with Odin

After a successful root, I tried to install twrp custom recovery, so I downloaded the appropriate tar file and flashed it using Odin, but the device never entered recovery mode when I attempted to, it ...
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Removing charging animation from the tablet installed in a car

I've bought a no-brand tablet based on Allwinner A33 CPU running Android 4.4.2 to be put as a media system in a car. This tablet has few specific features which makes it suitable for the task but the ...
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How to create start up scripts using the init.d folder?

In this answer to a question I asked a while ago, he said it's possible to have a script executed every boot. I created a file (without extension) that contains the following: #!/system/bin/sh ...
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(Re)boot an Android phone from USB

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 1 (not rooted) and its lock button doesn't wrok anymore. That means I couldn't boot my phone if it happened to be turned off. But I need to restart it now because it's ...
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Lenovo a390 hangs at the boot logo

My Lenovo a390 freezes when I open it. It stops on the Logo 'Lenovo: for those who do.' I removed the battery but it is still hanging on that part. What should I do?
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dual booting Android-x86 and Ubuntu

I'm considering installing Android-x86 on an older laptop. I'm not sure that I would want to install Ubuntu, but, should I want to dual-boot, does Android-x86 play nicely with GRUB and Ubuntu?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 stuck at Samsung boot logo after rooting it with Kingo root app

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 via Laptop using Kingo root app. I did everything correct but my tablet won't turn on now. It is stuck on the logo screen. It won't load past the logo screen. I took ...
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Stopping FileZilla FTP client from starting up at boot time [duplicate]

How do I prevent FileZilla FTP client from starting up at boot time (without uninstalling it)? Thanks.
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Galaxy Mini hangs at boot - how can I fix it?

My Galaxy Mini powers on, but then hangs on the "Samsung Galaxy Mini" splash screen. How can I re-install Android, or get it booting again?
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Galaxy Note 4 stuck after using Quick Boot

First of all, I'm really hoping someone can help me because after hours of scouring the interwebz, I still have yet to come across any forum posts or youtube tutorials where someone has experienced ...
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Fix Android stuck on boot animation without deleting data

I tried to do a backup from within my custom recovery (CWM or TWRP) but it failed due to a lack of space. Since then, my phone will not complete the boot process but remain on the boot animation for ...
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Yellow exclamation mark on boot on rooted Samsung Galaxy device

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and after I rooted it by following Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos, I had an exclamation symbol when I turn my mobile on. What happened? What are the consequences now? How ...
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How can I disable the startup/boot sound on a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5?

I do not want any sound to play while the phone boots. A sound is being played while "Samsung" is displayed with an animation. There is an app called "Silent Boot" in the Play store that mutes the ...
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Android phone is shown as portable device in fastboot mode

After running (flash boot , flash recovery , flash system) command on adb my huawei honor 4c is not able to start.It stuck on android logo. When i start fone in fast-boot mode adb devices command is ...
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Bricked Vodafone smart 2 (Alcatel V860)

I accidentally erased boot and bootloader. download mode nor recovery works and my pc recognize it like Broadcom USB. Any solution?
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How to edit splash.img which displays the boot logo in Snapdragon chipset devices?

As far as I know, most devices powered by Snapdragon Chipsets stores the boot logo (splash screen that shows up when device is switched ON) in a partition named 'splash' which contains splash.img Is ...
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Install android on windows 8 tablet

I have a Windows 8 tablet (an Asus VivoTab) and I want to dual boot it with android but I am having a rough time figuring out how to flash the android iso to tablet. It has no cd, usb or microSD port. ...
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How to repair an i Robot tablet which won't boot?

My I.Robot 7180 ICS OS4.0 tablet was drained, when charged I tried to open it again but it was only stucked loading in the black screen with android logo showing. How to make this work again?
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Not booting into Recovery mode in videocon VT 75 tablet

My Videocon VT 75 tablet is not booting into Recovery mode. I have tried to boot to recovery with "volume up + volume down + power" button combinations, but nothing shows on screen. Also, I need to ...
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Black screen for about a minute after the startup sequence

When I start up my device, I often have to sit through a black screen for a minute or so before it asks me the PIN code of my SIM. This didn't used to be the case before. The black screen comes up ...
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Android x86 Marshmallow not booting on Virtualbox and VMware Workstation

I've downloaded the latest Android x86 (android-x86-6.0_20160129.iso) from here and tried to install it to the HDD on a VM in VMware Workstation and in Virtualbox. The installation seems to proceed ...
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Lg magna keeps on turning off and then gets stuck on lg logo

my Lg Magna android works fine.. but 5days before it started to boot and then got stuck on lg logo.. i tried to hard reset it..! now after 5 days again i am facing the same problem..! this time took ...
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Nexus 7 Google Logo Boot-Loop

My stock Nexus 7 was working fine until I turned it on. The lock screen was frozen. I then hard reset the device and turned it back on. On boot the tablet gets stuck on the Google logo and never ...
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LG G4 factory reset data corruption?

I was factory reseting my LG G4 and my phone powered off. It wont boot up now. I know some versions of the LG G4 have a boot loop problem. I was wondering though if since it was shut off in the middle ...