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Questions tagged [boot]

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

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Android 4.2 - how execute shell command on system boot? [duplicate]

How do I do that? I have root access and the it's a custom build of AOSP project.
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I'm trying to root my exynos S8 SM-G950F, but every guide states different things and uses different programs and files. Any help?

I have rooted device before, an A3 2016 and before that a Note 3 neo, I don't remember the exact procedure, but remember it was quite effortless. Now I have an S8, the SM-G950F variant to be precise, ...
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How does android dm-verity protection validate blocks with hash tree

I am learning about android dm-verity protection and I try to understand how does the android dm-verity uses the hash tree for validation of "single block". https://source.android.com/security/...
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How to know why is my Nook unable to boot into ClockWorkMod?

I have a Nook Simple Touch that is already rooted. I've used the Clockworkmod file that I downloaded from the XDA-developers website here. These are the steps I followed: I connected my device to my ...
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How to know why my Galaxy Note 9 takes longer to power up than other Note 9s?

My phone's power button needs to be pressed at least 3.5 seconds to boot up. I tested some other Note 9's, and their boot up time was around 2.5 seconds. This was the first thing I noticed when I ...
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How to launch the vlc player automatically at startup?

I'm interested in launch the vlc once the phone is turned on, also to make it begins to play the music automatically of the micro sd card, because the screen has gone black, but the phone still works, ...
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How to fix phone booting only into fastboot mode after flashing a custom ROM?

I have a Wileyfox Swift and I have tried to install lineageos 15.1 by following the tutorial that can be found on the lineageos website. I have successfully installed adb, twrp and used it to install ...
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How to fix a phone stuck at boot screen?

I have an unrooted Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (Android 4.4). My phone starts, but it gets stuck at boot screen. I have restarted my phones a few times, but it did not help. I have already gone through the ...
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Android device stuck on boot

I have a pretty complicated issue with my Android device. When starting it up it's stuck at the boot logo. Untill today I was also unable to get into the recovery settings of the device, because the ...
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Linux automount corrupts ext4 partitions of Android install?

I've been experimenting with dual-boot between Linux and Android on an x86 device which came with Android + Windows preinstalled (Chuwi Hi10 Pro). I soon found out that simply booting Ubuntu (either ...
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How to fix Alcatel Pixi 3 stuck at boot logo after reflashing stock ROM?

I flashed a custom Rom to it, but it did not work. So, I flashed the stock ROM again. After that I can't switch on my Alcatel Pixi 3. It only goes to boot logo.
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Huawei Y300 Not able to enter recovery mode and message Mount 'data' failed

my phone isnt accessable it shows background with OK! and nike sign and message Formatting /data... mount 'data'fail. mount 'data'fail. mount 'data'fail. mount 'data'fail. mount 'data'fail. formating/...
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How to make phone boot automatically upon battery insertion (unlocked bootloader and root: yes)?

By battery insertion I mean current flowing on the battery pins, not the micro USB port. Description The phone in question is a Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4, the bootloader is unlocked, and I have root ...
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Backup/dump kernel image (and full ROM) without root for Mediatek Devices

I would like to pull the boot image of my device Pipo N7. I don't have root. I found the following link: Backup/dump kernel image without root or twrp/cwm` But when I try to find /dev -name 'by-name'...
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RedMi 3S stopped, no battery charge indicator

I have a RedMi 3S, bought about 2.5 years, unrooted. I was using it earlier today - not doing anything fancy or strange (that I know of); but a while later, I wanted to use it again - but it was dark....
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Android Galaxy Media Player 3.6 is stuck on startup screen and keeps flashing

I don't know how to do android recovery on this device since the home button is a touch screen. It's stuck on the Samsung startup screen and keeps flashing the logo. It won't fully turn on even when ...
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How to properly modify build.prop (for production sake)?

OK, this is going to be a question SIMILAR but NOT IDENTICAL to a lot of the questions asked here. This is what I want to accomplish: modify build.prop whilst still be able to properly boot into the ...
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Apps vs Launcher App at Boot

I have been playing around with Tasker on my unlocked Nexus 6 to create a scene with various tasks that run on device boot. My question is why does it take a normal app a significant amount of time to ...
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Android Automatically open a Webpage using Chrome on boot

I have an Android TV box plugged on a TV in a waiting room. I would like to have a web page open on Chrome automatically when I turn it on. Is it possible to do? Thanks
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LG K8 keeps optimising apps on boot

So, I have LG k8 (2017), and everytime I reboot, it get's stuck after the Lg welcome logo, and it says "Optimising apps 1 of 2..." I tried recovery boot but it didn't workout. Is there another way ...
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I destroyed the bootanimation of my phone and now it's stuck in the boot screen (black screen)

So I rooted my phone (Cherry mobile flare 2) and tried to messed up with the boot animation file :3, I changed the bootanimation.zip and changed the pictures in attempt to manually change the boot ...
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Is it possible to boot my phone using my computer without the power button?

Yeterday my phone (Moto G5 Plus) ran out of battery, and because its power button has been broken I am not able to turn it on. Because I can unlock it with the home button, I have been getting by ...
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xt1527 in boot loop with usb debugging disabled

a couple days ago my xt1527 started acting weird. Gapps started to crash out of nowhere. Today, every app that I tried to open crashed 2 seconds after, so I turned my device off to reboot and see what ...
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After flashing TWRP, device no longer boots

I just got a device running Android 7.1.1 (an BQ Aquaris X5 Plus to be precise). Fine device, and all – unlocking the bootloader was as easy as enabling bootloader unlock in settings, and running ...
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My phone is in infinite reboot loop

Successful factory reset didn't solve the problem . I placed my phone on top of my PC charging adapter block. Is it possible that i somehow changed firmware or data on the device. Did magnetic field ...
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Create two unique backups and boot them

I have read that apps can detect the android id of the phone. And if I factory reset the phone it will get a new android id. If this is done is there any way an app can still detect that it is the ...
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Auto Boot for Rockchip RK3399 box, carputer application

I'm trying to outfit my car with an android TV box as the brain for the in car entertainment. I have a Yundoo Y8 which is RK3399 powered. I've basically got everything sorted but powerering on. I'd ...
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Is there an advantage to powering-off the device “properly”?

There's something I've always wondered about Androids, which may or may not be causing issues for me... What is the advantage to "properly" shutting down the device, as opposed to just yanking the ...
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Google Nexus 7 (2013 Wi-Fi) Boot freeze, no recovery options working

I bought a Google Nexus 7 2013 edition, Wi-Fi only, from a yard sale. I have no clue what the previous owner did or tried but I cannot get it to boot. I'm not by any means an Android expert so if it ...
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My phone is stuck in a loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Young GT S6312. It does not boot up at all. I have made a video of the loop as shown here - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t38NYXvawmxSiIK9gqRTLINoIvG158Vi6w/view?usp=...
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Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom broken power/volume key - How to boot

I got big problem with my phone (ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom) I broke the plug that connect the power/ volume cable so I am not able either turn on the phone or turn to safe mode. Also the USB debugging ...
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how the hell do i bypass account verification on my J3 LUNA PRO [duplicate]

I had to reset my LUNA PRO. Now it won't accept any email addresses or passwords. I have tried everything I've looked up so far but w/ no success. If anyone has any advice, please say something. If ...
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ADB: Check if Android boot process is complete

I have an Android6_x86 in a virtual machine, which is started and controlled by my PC software. That is, my software starts the VM, connects via ADB over TCP/IP to android, and starts an app. The ...
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My Samsung tablel 1 is not restarting?

It stop working in process of restarting where android symbol is coming. So what should I have to do for resolve this issue?
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Samsung S6 Active Will Not Boot, AP Rom Flash Succeeds (Bootloader Flash Fails - EDIT: BL Flash Works, Device Still Won't Boot)

(See Update Below) Hi all and thanks in advance for your help. I am having trouble with my S6 Active. It has been stuck in a boot loop for a week now. It was running stock beforehand. I flashed a ...
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Problem with Android Set-top Box (MXQ Pro 4k) from Leelbox. Is it a paper weight?

So I plug in my android box and it does (Image 1). https://i.stack.imgur.com/CQ0Bo.jpg Then it goes to (Image 2). https://i.stack.imgur.com/23EJS.jpg The blue sphere does a quarter turn then stops ...
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Is it possible to enable and use USB debugging with an Android device turned off?

I heard about the procedure: Connect the device to the computer by USB holding the UP button; I tried and did not see results. I need something more detailed. I have a Philco tablet that looks like ...
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nexus 6p died while using

a few days ago I was playing pubg and my nexus 6p restarted itself automatically. That was the first time I had ever encountered that problem on my nexus 6p. when It restarted I used the phone for 5 ...
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Bootloop troubleshooting (Nexus 7)

After working without a glitch for four years, my Nexus 7 (grouper) got stuck in a bootloop after I started it today. Thinking that something is probably wrong with cashe or dalvik cache I've cleared ...
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Missing internal SD card in /dev/block, phone won't start

Yesterday my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 froze I'd say. The phone was locked and when I attempted to unlock it, it didn't respond (black display, just the led blinking). So I shut it down with holding power ...
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HELP TM1005 is stuck

My tablet tm 1005 (it works) is trouble booting. its stuck on the start screen and is not hard resetting either.I tried pressing the Volume buttons with Power button but it still comes back to the ...
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Start Galaxy Tab when USB cable connected

I need to make my powered-off tablet start when the power cable is connected. I saw that with fastboot it could be done with the command fastboot oem-off-mode charge 0. However fastboot is not ...
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How to turn off Nokia theme tune on startup?

My Nokia 6 always made the Nokia theme tune when it was turned on from being completely off. However, for a short period, I had another user account on my phone and it didn't make the noise every time,...
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Twilight Not Starting on Boot?- Huawei G8

Recently did a factory reset on my Huawei G8 running android 5.1, installed Twilight and enabled 'start on boot' in the options but whenever I turn my phone on the app will not run unless I open it ...
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Sony Xperia Z Ultra Water damage, LED blinking Red continuously, vibrates, does not start at all

my sony xperia z ultra happens to came in contact with water and now it does not turn on. i've tried a few methods on the SonyMobile Support website like Power button + Volume Down, Pushing the Red ...
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How to mount userdata_b in stot_a in A/B partition device?

I have a Tissot (mi a1) with TWRP dual booted by separating vendor_a, vendor_b, userdata_a, userdata_b. It is dual booted by cosmicdan's twrp with Resurrection remix ( slot_a) official and Dotos ...
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Disable Touch input until device fully boots

I have about 10 Tasker profiles and tasks that I use to add security to my phone. Unfortunately I have noticed that upon boot it takes 2 to 3 minutes for my phone to completely wake up with my ...
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Where can I get the stock boot image for Huwei P9?

I've by accident overwritten the boot partition with a recovery image and I'm worried I've bricked the phone. Any ideas? I didn't backup the original boot partition and not sure where to find this.
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How to set CPU frequency as early as possible?

What I mean by this question is the sequence of execution of scripts at boot time. Suppose I have this line of script: echo 307000 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_min_freq I want ...
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How to open the bootloader for Acer DA220HQL?

Got this DA220HQL from my mom, it was plugged in like once before, and is about 9 years old. I plugged it in, started it up, and it had the glaringly bad ui of Android v4 something. I nearly hurled, ...