Questions tagged [boot]

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

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How to multiboot 2 Android-X86 distro? (for instance PrimeOS and Bliss OS)

How to multiboot 2 Android-X86 distro? I tried to make a dual boot with Bliss OS and PrimeOS. I installed Bliss OS to its dedicated partition on my hard drive. It was perfectly booting and working....
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Boot Loop Philips 55PFS8153 - UART Logfile

My TV is stuck in a boot loop.The classic tips don't help, I can't get into the Recovery Menu or the Service Alignment Mode. I connected it to the service interface and this is what I got: =~=~=~=~=~=...
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TWRP bootloop with no recovery mode

I have a Samsung J7 Prime model SM-G610M, earlier today I got TWRP working perfectly after many other issues, however, when I tried to flash SuperSU from the sd card, it got stuck in a bootloop, the ...
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can't pass / unlock Secure startup with PIN code

I have a problem with my LG G5 (but saw it happens in other LG phones) I have a PIN screen lock and I changed it a couple of days ago. I was talking on the phone when it restarted (I remember the ...
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Unlocked boot loader ADB issue

So I’m trying to downgrade my nexus 6P from Oreo 8.1 to 7.xx. I’ve unlocked the boot loader and can communicate with the device through Google’s adb fast boot command line which works fine (up to a ...
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Unlock bootloader with PIN using ADB

My phone screen has shattered, and is not at all visible. I made the mistake of rebooting the phone via ADB, and now it is stuck at the boot lockscreen. I am interested in copying the files off the ...
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Samsung Tab A6 won't leave battery screen or turn on

I'm currently having issues turn my A6 on, in that it simply won't start up. I have tried: Holding the Power and Volume Down button, Holding the Power button for 30 secs, changing cables, changing ...
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Android device can't boot

I have this device Samsung A5 2016 which has not booted for a while, wanting to repair it, I went into recovery mode however no option seemed to work, recurring error which appeared: "can't find misc/"...
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Redmi 3 stuck on bootloop with no recovery mode access

I have a Redmi 3 MIUI7 that I recently flashed with MIUI9 using TWRP. Right after flashing, I tried to boot it but it stuck on a bootloop. Since I haven't booted into the ROM and can't do so because ...
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Access file in sdcard from init.rc

I need to copy a file from the external SDcard to a location in the root partition, during the boot process (from init), after /data is mounted. I used Carliv's tool to add the following line to init....
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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LG G3 Verizon, No Boot

Last night I was using my Verizon G3, fully updated, not rooted, and it shut off and won't come back on. If I remove the battery it will begin to boot then go to black screen before it gets to the "...
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A question about Android recovery bootup sequence

What exactly gets copied into the /recovery partition when I execute the following command: fastboot flash recovery <my_recovery_image>.img As per my understanding, the recovery image contains ...
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Boot Android disabling display

I know that android doesnot have a login prompt like linux and only has diplay to interact with the user. Still I want to boot Android without any display and I expect only the UART console prints of ...
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SwitchMe App crashed while switching to new user

I have installed SwitchMe app to use multiple users. When I tried switching to secondary user, the phone rebooted and stuck up on EULA and Diagnostics screen. When clicking next not responding and ...
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Can I replace my device's bootloader to grub?

Basically the title contains everything. I have an old smartphone lying around and I would like to change its bootloader. How can I know in which partition does it lie? How can I compile grub on my ...
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Removing charging animation from the tablet installed in a car

I've bought a no-brand tablet based on Allwinner A33 CPU running Android 4.4.2 to be put as a media system in a car. This tablet has few specific features which makes it suitable for the task but the ...
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Nexus 4 Crash after Google logo, now red flashing light

I got a really confusing problem at hand with my Nexus 4 right now. When I woke up in the morning, I looked at my phones screen. Everything was looking fine (and I had about three quarters of my ...
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My android stuck with page in Chinese

My device is a HTC desire 816 dual sim, and now the Android system is stuck on a form with Chinese language. Even after I performed a factory-reset it is still stuck with the same screen. So what ...
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Asus Zenfone 2 Stuck at White USB Logo

My device has stuck displaying a white USB logo on boot. I have already tried a hard reboot (press power + volume up and select 'reboot') but the logo remains. How can I get past this and boot the ...
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How to fix a ruined recovery mode of an Android device?

It seems like I ruined the recovery mode of my Android tablet. It's a HP Pro Slate 12 tablet with Android 5.1.1 on it. It's rooted. I wanted to install CWM Recovery to backup everything, but my device ...
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How to edit splash.img which displays the boot logo in Snapdragon chipset devices?

As far as I know, most devices powered by Snapdragon Chipsets stores the boot logo (splash screen that shows up when device is switched ON) in a partition named 'splash' which contains splash.img Is ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 will not boot up

A month ago, i used Kingroot to root my Sony Xperia Z1 running lollipop . Today, my dad called me on the phone and i picked up. 5 minutes later, the phone will not boot up. I thought that the battery ...
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Moto E on Lollipop has KitKat's boot animation

I have a Moto E 1st Gen. When I updated to Lollipop, my boot animation updated too, but a few months later I did a hard reset to my Moto E. All was great, but yesterday I noticed that my boot ...
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GS4 not turning on, battery full, no screen activity or rumble

(Keyboard finicky, sorry for any errors!) Alright, so I have this GS4 that I got secondhand. It worked fine for a while, but now there is no activity AT ALL. I have tried Recovery Mode, normal boot, ...
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Stock LG-D500 Bootloop. Factory Reset only temporarily fixes

I checked a few of the other links/threads. Mostly it seems like people changed something (ROM, or went in a did something to permissions) whereas my phone has no changes made by me. There are/were ...
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ZTE Score only booting to recovery

I have a ZTE N788 MTS352 CDMA Mobile unlocked to use any CDMA in India. Rooted it perfectly. Deleted unwanted APP, by mistake deleted one sys app "wall paper change"- after that mob. not working. when ...
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Netcat udp listener upon boot

My goal is open a UDP listener on port 5555 upon booting my device. It's suppose to be looking for a specific message that will tell it to do some updates. I have a service started upon boot that has ...
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Recovery mode on android netbook?

2 years ago I was given a netbook for Christmas and it came with the Android 2.2 OS. Since then I haven't used the netbook much but recently I decided to put Linux Mint on the netbook. But I didn't ...
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Samsung Galaxy y does not boot even after factory-reset

Suddenly my Samsung Galaxy Y start to stuck at Samsung screen (not the initial Galaxy Y screen) and keep on restarting after that point. The situation is verymuch similar to this. I did a factory-...
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How do i copy the boot.img without rooting phone?

I want to get the boot.img of my android phone (mobile/model doesnt matter i want a general one) without rooting the phone. I have ADB installed and using a linux machine in which i can communicate ...