I am in a weird situation. Few days back (I believe) I disabled samsung keyboard using nobloat app as i use adaptxt all time. But i have an encryption password and as samsung keyboard is disabled, i cant turn my phone on. I click on the text box for entering the device storage password when it boots, nothing happens (obviously) :(

I will appreciate any ideas or hacks to work around this issue, so that i will be able to use my phone.

Is there a way using command line to restore my keyboard app? I would ideally not want to restore/format my phone.


Also i am travelling and just have my ipad. Any ideas to solve this problem without use of computer will be greatly appreciated!

  • Do you have USB Debugging enabled on your device? Probably this won't do either as it most likely requires the de-cryption to be done before, but you might be able to do something with adb remotely. If not, the usual last-ressort remains: factory-reset... – Izzy Apr 5 '13 at 13:05
  • I believe usb debugging is enabled. – cheekoo Apr 5 '13 at 14:05
  • And do you have the possibility to connect your device via USB to a computer with the SDK (or at least ADB tools) installed? Then you could check whether it is listed with the adb devices command and, if so, you can access it with e.g. adb shell (I doubt this due to the encryption, but who knows: it might ask you for the key there, just a small hope). – Izzy Apr 5 '13 at 14:08

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