Questions tagged [boot]

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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 ...
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“Verification failed” upon startup after installing software update

My phone installed a software update and upon restarting, I get a 'verification failed' error message. It continues "Unable to restart you device. The integrity verification has failed. You need to ...
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Wileyfox Swift won't boot, identifies as QHSUSB_BULK

My most reliable device until now, this morning suddenly remained black: the screen didn't turn on. Long-pressing the power button didn't yield any reaction – nor did removing the battery (and SIM ...
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init.rc doesn't start my service on boot completed event

I've added the following snippet to the end of /system/core/rootdir/init.rc file. on property:dev.bootcomplete=1 start bootcomplete_handler service bootcomplete_handler /system/bin/bc_handler.sh ...
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Oneplus one is not starting as expected

My OPO(One plus one) with cyanogenmod (last update in August 2016) purchased 2.5+ yrs back, is not starting when it is connected to USB or starting to fastboot mode when it is not connected. It is ...
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How can I run a custom .sh script at each startup (without native init.d support)?

This looks like a general concern of rookie Android system players who have just rooted their phones. The most prevalent method may be throwing your script into /system/etc/init.d. If the ROM supports ...
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LineageOS stuck on boot in Moto G1 due to WiFi error

I installed LineageOS on my Moto G1 (falcon) and after using it for a couple of weeks my phone restarted and got stuck on boot. I cleaned the cache in recovery mode but it didn't help. Afterwards, I ...
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Stuck in boot after encrypting

Device Name: Lenovo K3 Note OS: Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1) Recovery: CWM ; Accessible Bootloader Status: Unlocked and Accessible Root Status: Rooted Accessible via adb I used the Android's ...
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Booting kernel from fastboot

We all have heard of "fastboot boot xxxx" command. How does it work when you use it for kernel (fastboot boot boot.img)? Is it simple as this: it boot Android with that kernel if possible or it make ...
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Is it possible to power on Android device with charger?

I don't know if it is unusual, but it happened this morning. I have a pretty old Android tablet with a partially working power button. Partially working in the sense, it works sometimes. The tablet is ...
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Enable startup pin/password security without lock screen pin/password?

It is my intention to disable the pin/password for the lock screen, while still having the startup pin/password security. As I understand it, the options are to set a pin/password for lock screen ...
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Popup at boot, warning about unspecified “problem”

A few days ago my device (oneplus one with cyanogen) started showing this popup at boot, is there a way to diagnose this unspecified "problem"?
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How do I disable this prompt?

Every time I boot my phone, I get a message about not having a cellular carrier. I only use my phone for gaming, so I select "No". Selecting "yes" leads me into something where I might select a ...
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Samsung logo has gone and was replaced by “Welcome” message

Yesterday my phone's Samsung logo has gone and was replaced by "WELCOME" message each time I've booted my phone. I don't know why it happened. Also the Samsung shutdown logo was replaced by "BYEBYE" ...
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Nexus 7 won't boot after installing twrp

In How do I root my Nexus 7? step 7, I couldn't figure out what "on-device fastboot controls" meant. Now when I boot the nexus 7, the google logo with an open padlock appears for a second, and then ...
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Booting problem due to internet

I had downloaded Android 6.0 Marshmallow's ISO from the net and tried to run it on VMware Workstation Player 12. It all went well. I was running it without installation so it asked me language which ...
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Moto G3 hangs at boot after rooting

I have a Moto G3 and I have just rooted it. When I rebooted it, it is taking too much time for rebooting. It's nearly passed 45 minutes since I rebooted.
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How can I stop my Nexus 5X getting stuck in the loading screen?

My phone is stuck on the dots loading screen and won't load. It is rooted and it is a Nexus 5X. (No it is not the bootlooping issue). I cannot boot into recovery because the phone will not fully turn ...
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HTC One M9 - Stock, never modified. Bricked after OTA update 15/06/2017

Please note that: This phone has never been reprogrammed/rooted/changed in any way/anything else like that. It is as stock as the day I bought it 2 years ago. I am happy to do whatever it takes to ...
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Hiding Boot Logo on Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite SM-T116BU

I'm trying to hide this Samsung boot logo splash from my tablet The closest that I get was trying the method described on this post: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2529133 but ...
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HARD BRICKED AFTER INSTALLING 4.4.4 UPDATE IN MOTO E 1st gen

When I updated my mobile, it power offed then it gone to bootloader mode then I pressed on normal power, but it didn't, so I press on recover, it gone to TWRP mode and I pressed on recover, there some ...
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Rooting introduced adware; how to get rid of that (if needed including unroot)?

I have Lenovo Android tablet and I rooted using Kingo root. After rooting my device I started getting unwanted ads. So I unrooted the device using some Google references. But still I'm getting the ...
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How to use android phone without battery?

Some android phones have removable batteries, and others are non-removable. It is the battery capacity that makes the device alive for hours. Also, the device can be used while charging. My question ...
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PLEASE HELP E: failed to mount /cache (No such file or directory)

I have a problem every time I turn on my phone (Karbonn Sparkle V) and I tried to google to solution and I couldn't find any E: failed to mount /efs (No such file or directory) E: failed to mount /...
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Device Can't Power Down

I have an Android device which had a custom os..It was for educational purposes and I could not even open another app on it. After the end of the subscription period I thought of using the device. I ...
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How to fix infinite bootloop problem in Sparkle V. Please help

I have a sparkle v which is unrooted and also I don't have any software like cwm. My phone is stuck in an infinite bootloop. I tried removing the battery, going to recovery mode and factory resetting ...
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Buggy android does not turn on

I got a Yu Yuphoria 5010. I had custom installed Marshmallow CyanogenMod a few months back. Recently, the settings would not open. Instead it started showing the message: Unfortunately, Settings ...
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Galaxy tab 2 10.1 (GT-P5113) stuck on samsung starting screen after update

got update screen & clicked on it to update. When it was done it rebooted but is stuck on start up screen that says Samsung
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Flashing Lineage OS 14.1 Nexus 5 hammerhead

I am flashing my Lineage OS 14.1 on my Nexus 5 (hammerhead). It went without error, and I am now booting. However, the curved line with a circle cycling from right to left has been looping for >10 ...
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LineageOS: run custom script (start service) at boot

Seems like a simple thing. How can I run custom script on my (rooted) android with LineageOS at boot? Neither creating it as /data/local/userinit.d/99sshd nor /data/local/userinit.sh did not help. ...
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LG G4 Showing Wrong 'Recovery Mode' Screen

I have a LG G4 (International) and I'm trying to boot into recovery to install Lineage OS. The instructions are to hold down the power button and the volume down button, which I do, I then get booted ...
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How to know where is the boot.img partition

I would like to modify my init.rc file for get init.d support trough the the boot.img file. As I know is the touchy action I've got several procedure but anyone referenced with I can note on my ...
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Modify AOSP to run a specific shell command on boot in Android 6.0

I am trying to modify AOSP to run a specific shell command on boot. I tried to modify init.rc in system/core/rootdir/ to run a command on boot, but I could not make it work. I know that I should use ...
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How to create a service without any /system/etc/init.d directory

I would to get a boot daemon service. My android 6 device is rooted and I installed busybox pack on it. After remount my /system partition in read/write, I make /system/etc/init.d directory and I ...
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Galaxy S4 Not booting up

My phone (Galaxy S4 GT 19505) suddenly shut off a few days ago without me noticing it. I tried to turn it on but it wouldn't respond to the power button. However inserting the battery in would trigger ...
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Acer Iconia Tab 10(A3-A40) not booting

I deleted the rom and recovery(by mistake) from my tablet(Acer Iconia Tab 10) and at least it booted in a bootloop, now, after 4 hours, the display is not even turning on, I tried to recharge the ...
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Recover Nexus 6P that won't boot past Google logo

So I had a random reboot while debugging apps with android studio and after that device doesnt boot past Google logo. Factory reset and cache wipe do not help. Eventually I found this guide https://...
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Where should I place iptables update on Android at boot time?

I need to write specific values in the routing system using the iptables command for Android. The overall idea is that the user can navigate only using the provided DNS configuration. I've tried to ...
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Startup apps not running at start up

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Vibe K5 mobile. The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with the Lenovo UI layered on top. I have been facing a strange problem. Apps that are set to start at startup ...
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How to add an image to the hard-disk of an android phone

Dont mention about custom Roms, I want to load an image into the hard-disk and be able to access it from a computer can I do so? I want to know how to write to memory, and that includes wipping off ...
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Find a list of all apps that launch at boot time

I am using Android 5.1.1 (EDIT: 6.0.1 now) in a Samsung J7. I want to get a list of apps that launch at boot time1. What are the alternative clear ways of identifying such list? (preferably native ...
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Device does not boot to system after flashing boot image

I unpacked the boot image from TWRP backup and repacked it without any modifications. but once i flash this image, it only boots to recovery - it fails to boot to android system. I used the tools from ...
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Multiple Android Startups

I'm really new to this whole open source android thing, but I know there is a whole world of potential. I read in a book once that this guy had a phone where if he entered one password, it would load ...
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LG G5: Nougat: Your device is corrupt. It cannot be trusted and will not boot

Stupidly locked boot loader and now device now won't boot. I didn't realise I was running Nougat so now the verified boot checker prevents device from booting altogether, "Your device is corrupt. It ...
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Where is android boot animation saved?

When you start an Android device there is an animation showed, usually android, but sometimes the manufacturers logo. Where is this animation stored ? I have looked in the boot.img, but can't see it ...
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strange theme on Galaxy S4

my little brother has played on my Galaxy S4. I don't know what he did. Now it looks strange. Does anyone know how do i fix it. Thanks in advance.
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Android tablet bootup very slow

Earlier today, I was using my tablet. It ran out of battery so I charged it. Then my tablet got stuck at the logo screen. I booted into recovery and cleared the /cache partition. Finally, I realized ...
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Adding service to run script in init.rc doesn't run

I researched previous questions with this topic but unfortunately nothing has worked. I am trying to disable status bar from users sliding from top of device upon bootup with this command to the adb ...
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What is the difference between my Android 7 x86 Live CD, and actual installation? (Stuck on Boot Logo after installing)

I am trying to install Android from the Android-x86 project on my PC. I successfully built an ISO from source, and I can boot from it. The Live CD comes up without any issues. My problem only shows ...