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

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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-x86 8.1-rc1 GUI not booting

I installed Android-x86 8.1-rc1 on my USB pendrive. I have a one small problem with my installation. Booting is stuck on command line and nothing more. No ANDROID bootlogo, etc... Did I something ...
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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, ...
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How to run an app on startup in background

How to run an app on startup in background? For example glasswire, kaspersky run in startup, as well as show in top In notification bar tray. I want to run Gom audio in background when start up & ...
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Is my Android device booting into a “stealth” partition?

OK, this is a weird problem I’m encountering with an Android system I’ve been using without problems for several years now… and I’m practically out of ideas on how to potentially fix it. Let’s start ...
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Android x86 > error: SysRq: Emergency remount R/0

I have a PC with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04, but would like to add more Android x86(lineageOS 14.1). The ISO file works perfectly in Live USB. After installing with USB (by selecting "Run LineageOS"),...
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Moto X (2nd gen) infinite boot after crash

I installed LOS 14.1 on my Moto X (2nd gen) around a week ago. It was running very nicely, and I was definitely happy. Then yesterday, my phone was very low on battery (after the flash had turned on ...
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Android 5.1 phone shows black screen

My Xgody X15S phone running Android 5.1 shows a black screen after Starting apps, but if you press and hold the power button it shows power off, airplane mode and reboot. I have tried to wipe data ...
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Init Script Logging Not Working

So, I've implemented a set of tweaks utilizing an init.mytweaks.rc file in /vendor/etc/init In it, I am writing a few things to /dev/kmsg, just to log my "services" firing off... which, appears to ...
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Android x86 won't boot with GRUB 2 - stuck at Detecting Android x86

I recently installed Android x86, using ~~99 GB free space on an old drive, partitioning it into /dev/sdb3. After reinstalling grub (accidentally selected "yes install grub" in the installation menu),...
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How to get logs during boot?

When I flashed my Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) with one of my own boot.img it got stuck on "Samsung Galaxy S8" boot logo (not bootloop). Other boot.img versions worked fine so theres no problem with my ...
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Suggestions to boot OnePlus 3T without any physical buttons?

As the title says, any suggestions for this would be welcome as I have lost the use of both power and volume buttons. Device is not rooted, running Oreo. I have access to both Windows and MAC ...
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Cannot boot Android-x86 on PC - Emergency remount

I have a 10.1 inch notebook with Linux, but would like to dualboot with Android x86. The ISO file works perfectly in VirtualBox, VMware, and on Live USB. I have tried both install from the Install ...
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How to make a backup from internal storage of my Galaxy S3 Neo while it stucks on Samsung logo screen?

My Galaxy S3 Neo has stopped working without any clear reason! I woke up and looked at my phone screen. It was showing the logo of Samsung. Then I turned it off by removing the battery. Since then I ...
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Galaxy Tab 2 “'logo_espresso7.jpg' draw failed,” not rooted

I'm trying to fix a friend's Galaxy Tab 2. Originally it wouldn't turn on, but I believe that was due to a faulty charging cable, which I replaced. It turns on now, but now every time it boots up, I ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 (follow on Q'n)

I'm a newbie to digging into Android this deep, so please bear with me. FYI I'm more familiar with PC's, with a smattering of the back office side of things from muddling along. So any response ...
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How to boot with a volume button?

I have a motorola-moto-g which has a broken power button. I tried to fix my button by gluing it but now it seems that the button connection is somehow isolated and unworking completely, similar to ...
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How and where do I apply an update to a device that is stuck in the boot loop

I am fairly new to android, but I obtained a seemingly fine tablet from linsay model f-10xips and when starting it for the first time it would forever be stuck at the android and linsay logo in the ...
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Custom Boot animation slows, freezes and crashes phone

I've created a custom boot animation: Create animation with Blender, render all the frames 1080 x 1920, PNG. Convert them to JPG. Store frame 0 to 123 to folder part0, store frame 124 to folder part1....