Questions tagged [boot]

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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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....
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Android only TWRP starts which doesn't load

I've an Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 7. I tried to updated it with Smart Switch. But after that, the phone ends with an "encryption unsuccessfully" error. I wanted to save my data, so I flashed twrp....
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LG V10 Mysterious Shutdown Loop

My phone is stuck in the strangest bootloop I've ever encountered. Last night my phone dropped to 0% battery, so I charged it on up and restarted it. I didn't look at it for a while but when I did it ...
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Android x86 not change resolution on Virtualbox and VMware Workstation

I installed android-x86_64-6.0-r3.iso and after launch I see: I tried to change resolution as described here: Android x86 Marshmallow not booting on Virtualbox and VMware Workstation https://www....
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Preventing booting from unwanted/upgraded partition in Android

As I understand in Nougat and greater the system has two full partitions, one currently used and the second one that is used for upgrading. So during an upgrade the new bits are laid down on the ...
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Tablet with very long boot time, what can I try?

I apologize if this question is too open-ended, but I wanted to collect different ideas regardless of the specific tablet model. I've owned an Android 4.1 tablet for quite some time now. When I first ...
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Android Phone Off State and Boot process - Does Android consume power when switched off?

I am curious about the "turned off" state and the boot process after that in details. I found some good articles on this topic like this one: http://www.lieberbiber.de/2015/07/05/mediatek-details-...
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Android (Nexus 7) bypass swipe/notification screen

I have fixed in-car install of a Nexus 7 (5.1.1) using Timur's kernel. For years this has been working fine - turn on ignition,and the tablet boots straight to the home screen (or last activity it was ...
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Turn on phone without Power and volume buttons

I own Panasonic Eluga Ray Max phone, How can I turn it on without power and volume button as both are broken. Device is already USB debugging enabled but adb cant see it while only charging. So my ...
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Are modified boot images for rooting OS specific?

I'm trying to figure out how to root Oreo on Nexus 6P The guides I was able to find are all Marshmallow (6.0) specific, and include requirements for 3 files: (1) Modified boot image, (2) TWRP ...
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Is erasing the `misc` partition a solution to automatic/unnecessary boot into TWRP after having installed LineageOS 15?

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I'm unable to find a good answer that I can understand, so bear with me: I've recently installed TWRP & LineageOS 15 on my Moto G5 (cedric), ...
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New pixel 2- turning on shows battery and then horizontal purple line

I just bought a new Pixel 2. I opened the box, turned it on, and it showed a white battery with the charge symbol, and then that disappeared, and 2 small colinear horizontal purple lines briefly flash ...
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Moto G 2nd Gen - looping on optimizing apps

I believe I have a Moto G 2nd Gen (may be 1st or 3rd, not really sure). When I turn it on, it displays the Motorola splash screen animation and then displays "Optimizing app 1 of 150", then 2 of 150, ...
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Boot LG G3 hard drive from PC

My father's LG G3 has stopped working. after logo screen it just shuts down. Is there a way to boot the phone as only a hard drive from a PC ? He has important notes on the phone that he needs to ...
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Phone softbricked after updating TWRP

My Yu Yureka is stuck at boot logo after I updated to TWRP 3.2.0.0. It does not go into recovery or download mode. I tried connecting it to PC and that too isn't working. How do I flash a working ...
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Android TV autostart script

I want to run a script after booting from a Android TV box (Xiaomi Mi Box) I tried a lot but nothing works. Is there any option to 'activate' an init.d folder?
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Can't start Android 8.0 Oreo on emulator: “Decryption unsuccessful”

I recently downloaded system images for API Level 26 (Android 8.0), on my SDK emulator but unfortunately I can't boot the virtual device all the way to home screen. I'm stuck on the following screens:...
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Android x86 (7.1, TV / Leanback) not booting on a Virtual Machine with GooglePackageInstaller

I have a virtual machine running Android x86 (7.1, TV / Leanback 'edition'), and I'm attempting to install GApps (from OpenGApps). The installation worked perfectly except for one app - ...
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Booting android using 'fastboot boot'

With my android device attached over USB, I entered the following commands: adb pull /dev/block/by-name/boot ./boot.img adb reboot bootloader sudo fastboot boot ./boot.img and I received this output ...
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How to fix infinite bootloop problem in rooted karbonn Sparkle V

I have Karbonn Sparkle V and it has marshmallow before I root it. when I root my phone using Android One toolkit, its restart my phone after showing message rooting completed. But when it restarts ...
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Casper Via V6X Bricked. Can't Boot Into Recovery Mode

I've an Android device, Casper Via V6X. The device is not booting. I get the vibration and see the logo of the device but then nothing happens. When the device is closed and plugged in, it shows that ...