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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 restore bootstrap nandroid backup after a failed rom flash

I was trying to flash my Droid X2 to CM7, but it failed. Before I attempted the flash, I did a nandroid backup using an app called "system recovery" (MOTODX2_Bootstrap_signed.apk). I want to restore ...
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How does one disable the media scanner? (obviously on a rooted device)

Running a rooted Galaxy S2 with DarkyROM2 2.3.5 & SuperCore kernel. I have a 32 GB microSD card in addition to the 16 GB internal storage, and it takes ages to scan both when the phone boots. At ...
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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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Fast boot up on iMX6

I'm working with a development board based on Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 processors. You can have more info about the board on this link. The Android version I'm using is the one provided by the ...
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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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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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Difference between bootloader and Download mode in Samsung Galaxy tablets

I'm working on Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets, specifically with Tab 3 (SM-T210) and Tab 4 (SM-T230), and being learning a bit about the boot and recovery images and the bootloader. I have not being able ...
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“Android is upgrading… Starting Apps” on boot

My phone is still stuck on "Android is upgrading.. starting apps" on boot. Earlier, my phone said "Unfortunately, Google Playstore stopped working" and I am unable to use my apps which needed ...
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Android mx tv box stuck at mbox logo

My Android TV box always gets stuck at the Mbox, "make your life colorful" logo, but it never goes to home screen, and also when I put the TV box into recovery mode I can't select anything, it just ...
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Where is the battery animation called?

I have a tablet from China, it's a Q8H Allwinner. It is rooted, and I've browsed the internal storage for hours to find the battery animation, I found them at framework-res.apk... Now I want to find ...
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Is it possible to keep track when my Android phone is startup and when it is shutdown?

Where can I get the information about when and what time my Android phone is being shut down and also being start up. (shut down / start up - meaning that someone press the Power button to cause it to ...
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Armv8 image stuck on booting process

I can't make it to boot an armv8 image (API24, Nougat, Android 7.0) to boot successfully in Android emulator. The Emulator software was updated today to the latest version. The first problem I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why can't I fastboot flash TWRP?

I have adb and fastboot installed, but when I got into fastmode on my Zenfone 2 Laser it won't list the device anymore. I am using Ubuntu and the adb/fastboot seem to work just fine in the terminal. ...
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Why phone screens have full brightness during boot time?

A simple question. Why do phone screens have to be set at full brightness during power-up? (Maybe at that time the hardware's light sensor/s is initializing?) Why did the developer/manufacturers not ...
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Nexus 5 + TWRP: Booting to recovery works about 40% of the time

I have a Nexus 5 with TWRP as my recovery. I've encountered and issue over the past few months. When I reboot to recovery from the OS, or from Fastboot, it'll stay at the boot screen a bit longer ...
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LG D620r stuck on bootloop after flashing TWRP

I've recently tried to install Cyanogen Mod for my LG G2 Mini (D620r) - i downloaded all required software and double checked if that's for my phone model. I've rooted the phone, unlocked the ...
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Serious bug in Android 4.4.4_r2: Not sending BOOT_COMPLETED Intent

There seems to be a serious bug in Android 4.4.4_r2: BOOT_COMPLETED not always sent bug Causing BOOT_COMPLETED Intent not to be sent. Does anyone know if this issue can be fixed on an Android 4.4....
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Vodafone Smart Tab 3G 7" not booting

I have a Vodafone Smart Tab 3G seven inch. This device was switched of & when I wanted to use it then it just displayed at bottom screen Powered by Android. And then black screen. Vodacom can't ...
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/system/bin/mediaserver and /system/bin/drmserver dont want these but Android disagrees

I used this link Use Adb to disable Media Server hoping to permanenenly disable the battery hogging media server process . It did not work Mediaserver still runs on my Android 4.4 Jiayu S3 phone as /...
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Using adb to backup data on an unbootable & non-rooted phone that does not have USB Debugging turned on

I have a phone (Moto G) that won't boot & I had not turned the USB Debugging on when it used to boot correctly. The motivation is to use adb to get a full dump of the data on the phone before I ...
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Android won't boot after accidentally uninstalling a system app

My android version is 4.2.2 so while I was installing an app on the system using Moborobo I think I might have accidentally removed a system app. I have checked all over the internet and I am pretty ...
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Galaxy tab 2 (gsm) P3100 stuck on start screen after installing clockwork mod recovery. Need help immediately!

I was following this tutorial form wiki.cyanogenmod.org and it went fine till step 12 #11. Unplug the USB cable from your device You can now manually reboot the phone into ClockworkMod Recovery ...
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I want to execute a shell script on an Android device when it boots up

I want to run a shell script on my Android device every time it boots. What do I need to do? The script is stored on the MMC of the device and looks like this: #!/system/bin/sh MUXPORT=`/system/bin/...
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Semi-dead Tablet - Is this a touch screen trouble or just a software glich?

My tablet is HKC P077A with 8GB ROM, 512 RAM and a 7'' Touch screen (Android 4.0.3). I am having 2 problems When I switch on the tab, first "HKC" logo comes to screen and then disappears to show "...
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Galaxy Nexus Not Responding To Anything

So I was recently messing around with my Galaxy Nexus and I attempted to wipe everything but accidentally wiped the OS. I tried adb'ing a ROM to the device but it was getting halted at around 5MB (the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 SGH-S959G Android version 2.3 in boot loop

This morning turned off my phone by pressing and holding down the power button. I waited a few minutes then tried to turn the phone back on. It began to boot up by flashing the normal Samsung Galaxy ...
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how to change boot logo without using fastboot

I know how to change the boot logo(logo.bin) from fastboot, but the problem is how can I change the boot logo without using fastboot. I can't go to fastboot mode because I think my device(ME-702) ...
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Tablet fails to boot up completely

My Crystal View Android Tablet wont turn on all the way, it shows a few power on screens but then stops on the Android loading screen and stays there, What do i do?
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Problem upgrading a Lenovo A2107

I have a Lenovo Ideapad A2107-H and I read this guide. I followed the guide step by step to upgrade my Tablet. On step 6 I got assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device"), so I deleted this line in ...
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Want to change boot screen(with Samsung logo) appears before android animation in Samsung galaxy tab

I am an beginner to android, but now i want to replace boot images like Samsung galaxy logo which appears during boot time in my Samsung Galaxy Tab. I have used many file managers like root explorer ...
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Something wrong with my Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2 7.0 GT-P3100

After watching some videos on YouTube, it was quite laggy. So I tried to restart it but after restarting it won't turn on. I have no idea why.
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My tablet won't turn on

My tablet won't turn on and Android won't start up on it. As usual I charged it last night, and it charged to 100%. But now it is not turning on I have tried a lot of times to turn it on by pushing ...
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How to fix the boot of an android tablet

I have a Plum link tablet that when it is booting doesn't load the OS. When it tries loading the OS it gives me this error: Unfortunately system UI has stopped, and then cannot complete loading the OS;...
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Why will my Samsung Galaxy Gio not turn on

My Samsung Galaxy Gio hasn't been working properly for a few days, and now it won't even turn on. I can get it to the recovery page, but it will not do anything after that. I was thinking that it ...
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Xperia Play (R800a) stuck at Sony Ericcson logo on boot

OK then: Recently, the Xperia Play's screen has been broke. I just put in the new flex cable and THAT seems to work... except now: I can only start the phone on USB power, otherwise it freezes at the ...