Android's recovery mode allows ROM flashing even if the device is currently unusable. Invoking it usually involves a key combination that is pressed when starting the device. These combinations differ from device to device.

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Can't enter recovery mode after installing CWM 6.0.4.5 Advance Edition

so I've been trying to update my galaxy S3 (T-Mobile) SGH-T999 to KitKat4.4 and after following a bunch of tutorials, I just installed CWM 6.0.4.5 Advance Edition on my phone. I used ODIN 3.09 to ...
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Samsung Galaxy I939 Sim card not recognized after Cyanogenmod

I just upgraded to CM 13 nightly from yesterday on my Samsung Galaxy S3 but now it shows no SIM card. Here is what I tried: Clear system cache Reboot (>20 times) Verify the SIM card works by ...
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LG G3 (D855) Fastboot Problems

So I'm trying to see if my bootloader is locked because for some reason when I flashed a "bump'd" TWRP recovery, it came back with some brief certificate failure kind of thing (sorry it was only ...
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Compile Android recovery image for HTC One M9+

I'd like to compile a recovery image using Android 5.0.2 for HTC One M9+. I downloaded the kernel source from HTC's webpage and managed to compile it, so now I have a kernel image and also have the ...
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su available but not busybox and Superuser.apk

I have tried searching various methods to either root or delete this su (it is a kinguser su) but in vain. I found a very useful site http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2684210 but did ...
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phone not coming out of recovery mode

Yesterday an update came to my mobile. I updated and was installing the update an then an error occured. After that i restarted my mobile and from then on a no command screen is coming. My mobile is ...
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Galaxy j200f wont boot and stuck at black screen

my phone is stuck at fist black and white logo which its name is displayed and recovery is inaccessible , but downloading mode is accessible i just flashed stock rom from sammobile through odin and it ...
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Dead spots on touchscreen: Could it be related to software corruption?

I have a Sony Xperia P running stock Android 4.1.2. A few days ago, my phone started misbehaving and I found some dead spots on its touchscreen. I can't click on some of the areas. Could it be a ...
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May I install v40 cwm recovery img to v50 mobile?

I have a symphony v50 mtk phone. I want to install custom recovery. I did not found cwm recovery for my phone. my phone's mtk chipset is mt6572. I found symphony v40 cwm recovery img. It's chipset ...
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I cant reboot it

I keep volume button down and keep power button my htc desire goes to reboot menu but non of selection ( reboot,reset factory.wipe through cache,...) works and it writes NO Command. what should I do?
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My Samsung Galaxy S6 is bricked

I recently bricked my Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-S906l while trying to flash TWRP recovery. Apparently, it was an unsupported recovery and I need to reflash the original recover with Odin, but it says it ...
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phone won't boot and won't enter recovery, even after reflashing TWRP

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 2 phone on which I installed Cyanogenmod. So, after upgrading manually, the phone won't boot anymore (neither into recovery nor into the system). Only fastboot works. (Probably ...
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Booting into twrp unsuccessful

Followed the steps mentioned in http://www.droidape.com/install-twrp-and-root-moto-g-2014-2nd-generation/ installed twrp successfully. But as I try to get into the recovery the screen shows the ...
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fastboot responds, except that it won't flash my recovery image

I have installed Cyanogenmod (v13) on a Xiaomi Redmi 2 phone. So, it all worked, but then I tried a manual update. I booted into recovery (TWRP), and flashed the new cyanogenmod ZIP file; then flashed ...
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TF300T stuck in bootloop after factory reset

I have recently rooted my TF300T and installed a custom TWRP recovery. I have also flashed a CyanogenMod rom (cm-12.1-20160626-NIGHTLY-tf300t.zip). After that (do not ask me why, it was an ...
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can I safely flash ls675zv4 recovery on the ls675zv5?

So end goal is to carrier unlock a phone that can't be carrier unlocked by stripping it down to nothing, rewrite my partition tables, and flash some non"boost" Sprint software. I've double checked the ...
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Factory resetting a locked chinese clone without a built-in recovery (Android 4.4)

Being the only knowledgeable person in reach, I was asked by this lady to reset this phone after the owner forgot its password. It's an unnamed model apparently powered by a Spreadtrum SoC and built ...
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Stuck in fastboot after trying to root Moto G2 XT1033

Everytime I try to boot is giving me the message ending up at fastboot with message: Fastboot Reason: Fall-through from normal boot mode I already tried to reset to factory but all the options ...
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lg aka not entring recovery mode

my lg aka is locked and I cant remember the password so I'm trying to hard reset it but I cant seem to get it to enter recovery mode, I've tryed every method out there but its not working. any idea ...
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How to find my recovery version

I am using CyanogenMod with CM-Recovery. my phone is encrypted. So I update my ROM using sideload. But I want which version of recovery I am using.
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Android Recovery TWRP: Flashable ZIP

i tried to do a flashable zip which install the AppleColorEmoji.ttf Font but when i try to flash it by recovery it fails with error 6updater-script: ui_print("|| #################### ||"); ui_print("...
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permission denied on files created via adb in recovery

I stumbled upon a strange issue - after installing new ROM (CyanogenMod 12.1), I used adb push (still in TWRP) to copy some backed up directories to internal storage - so far so good. But then in ...
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What is the worst case scenario if you flash a wrong custom recovery?

I have a Polaroid phone which doesn't have a lot of product support and I want to port a custom recovery on it and flash it. Before I follow through with it is there any chance of hard bricking it or ...
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How to access bluestacks recovery mode?

I have downloaded and installed bluestacks rooted version with Clockworkmod installed through Rom Manager, now I want to install custom rom, how can I access the recovery mode ?
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Stuck in bootloop after flashing ROM

I was flashing a custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy Star Pro and now it is stuck in boot loop. I don't have a backup of my previous ROM. I can not boot into recovery as one of the volume buttons is ...
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Resurrect one Huawei Ascend P7

I have the Huawei Ascend P7, was using Android 4.4.2, so I decided to update the phone, I followed a tutorial that taught me to do the BACKUP using Huawei app, and then selected the update file in the ...
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Wipe data error - Unable to mount '/data'

Sorry for my bad English. I have a "Huawei G610". And i flash wrong rom on it. Now phone boots up but the "Encryption unsuccessful" page shows. And just has a button "Reset phone". "TWRP" recovery ...
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Enable Developer Options With Update.zip

Whenever I flash a new ROM I always do the following: Enable Developer Options Enable Advanced Reboot Menu Enable Root access Apps and ADB Security Install from unknown sources Is it possible to ...
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Is all data lost after factory reset?

I had an LG Optimus I phone (LG E410f) with Android (can't remember the exact version now, but I believe it was 4.1.2) -- and I had OI Notepad pp installed (app home is here). There were some very ...
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lots of apps stopped working after my phone got stuck is safe mode

After "Nexus 5 volume-down button stuck, cannot boot non-safe mode", I've noticed that a whole lot of apps stopped working, e.g., when trying to launch the app like Meetup or GasBuddy, they just crash,...
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Can only boot into Recovery Mode on Nexus 9. Is there a way to recover my files before doing a factory reset?

An update broke my Nexus 9 last week, so now when I try to boot it tells me it's corrupted and then shows a "No Command" screen. I assume I'll have to do a factory reset, and if that doesn't work I'll ...
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Stuck at cyanogenmod recovery

Please help :( I have a samsung galaxy tab p3100 and i can't flash anything all i have is a Stock cyanogenmod recovery and i can't even go thru odin and install a new cwm/twrp i don't know why but it ...
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HTC Desire 326G not entering into recovery

I have hard bricked my HTC desire 326G smartphone its showing the HTC logo and then black screen. I am able to enter into fastboot mode but I am not able to enter into recovery mode. I have changed ...
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Restricted Google Play Service hangs up the booting process

I use oneplus one with CM13. There is a privacy guard that allows to block any permission for any app/service. I applied this feature to Google Play Service. Now it asks me allow some permission and ...
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Droid Maxx Info Retreival

My Droid Maxx started rebooting itself for no reason. Then it froze at the "red circle" during start up. I contacted Motorola for help and they said that I would have to perform a factory reset, ...
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Nexus 5 volume-down button stuck, cannot boot non-safe mode

I got a bit of liquid onto my phone, and now the volume-down button on my Nexus 5 doesn't seem to work. The button itself doesn't bother me much, but every time I reboot the phone, it goes into ...
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I can't boot to custom recovery directly

Good day to everyone. I have a problem with my SKK Lynx (rebranded Ulefone be Pure) phone. I've installed a custom recovery on it (Philz Touch) via RashR. I am able to use it successfully but I have ...
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Samsung account to enter custom recovery

Before I install cyanogen in my Galaxy S5 through TeamWin recovery I needed to enter my samsung account to be able to enter in the recovery mode. I remember when I tried to root my device I wasn't ...
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samsung s4 i545 verizon

i was in twrp and hit recovery, now the fone turns on the error is recovery failed.It won't boot or go into recovery nothing. When i try to enter recovery it says kernal fail. help. Android 5.1.1 and ...
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How to get out of stuck boot animation?(Android One)

I am stuck at the google boot animation of the android one phone(Micromax AQ501). I had just flashed it into custom recovery for the first time. It rebooted for the first time after that and then got ...
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Question about nandroid backus

I am using twrp 3.0.2 for backup and restore on my galaxy s4 i9506 and i dont understand some things. I wanted to be able to switch between 5.0.1 and 4.3 by having backups of both versions. So i ...
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Install different recovery from CWM?

I'm trying to switch from CWM recovery to TWRP, my phone is a LG Optimus 4X HD / LG P880. Using Simple Recovery Switcher, I tried to flash the TWRP image, but when I reboot into recovery, I get into ...
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Cannot enter fastboot mode after flashing custom recovery

I flashed a CWM recovery on my Micromax Q380 (Canvas Spark) phone. After that only logo appears and it reboots again and again (boot loop). I tried entering into recovery and fastboot (Vol Up + Power ...
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Completely disable Nexus 5 Power Button and Remap to Volume Button

I have a 1.5 year old Nexus 5 and its power button is somehow broken from the inside. The thing goes in a reboot loop whenever I either try to turn the phone on or put it on charging. Upon giving it a ...
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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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how to remove recovery partition on galaxy tab4 230

I need to configure couple of tablets for correctional facility. one of their requirement is to not have factory reset ability. I searched a lot and I figured out if I remove recovery partition ...
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After flashing TWRP with Odin, nothing happens and the OEM recovery is still there

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S5, and after flashing the TWRP with Odin 3.07 and 3.10 I'm finding that my recovery is still the default. I'm using these instructions exactly. Android system Recovery &...
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ADB app uninstall from bootloader

I have a Galaxy Core Duos that I was playing with. It is stock rom, unrooted. However, I installed one app which is crashing the phone after startup. So I cannot use the phone anymore and I need to ...
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Xperia Z2 D6502 can't reboot into recovery

I've searched everywhere, from XDA to Android Enthusiasts and hit a deadend every time. I have a rooted 17.1.2.A.0.314 Kitkat based Xperia Z2. I downgraded the firmware to root it so that I could ...
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A way to automate the creation of flashable ZIPs

So, my question is: is there a way to automate the creation of flashable ZIP archives, in order to avoid having to write the updater-script and update-binary by myself each and every time I want a ZIP ...