Questions tagged [boot]

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

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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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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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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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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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My device is soft-bricked after some system errors

Welcome! Edit: the phone is => Prestigio Multiphone 5451 DUO, android version is 4.2.2 In the past days, I decided to download the larger Messenger app, and removed previously installed "lite" ...
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Samsung GT-I9192 No Boot loop and can't enter recovery mode

No Boot loop and can't enter recovery mode I tried to boot into recovery mode, the phone vibrates then does nothing. If I release the buttons it simply goes into charging mode. Also tried flash ...
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Tcl S960 not booting

My tcl s960 didnt come with the playstore and some essential google services to make some apps work, while trying to fix that i had to root the phone and mistakenly deleted frameworks from system ...
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Lenovo vibe K5 is not turning on anymore

I have rooted Lenovo Vibe K5 and i had installed CM 13 (Marshmallow) it was working good cause of some need, i had to install CM 12.1 (Lollipop) and i tried installing through TWRP recovery CM 12.1, ...
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Autoboot LG Android Phone

How can i setup my LG Sprint Phone Model LGLS885 to auto-boot when plugged in. there is instruction on the web to modify the lpm file, but there is no lpm file in system/bin.
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Autoboot android device when plugged in

I am trying to auto-boot my Samsung s4 mini (model SPH-L520) I have searched already the web with instruction to change the lpm file to #!/system/bin/sh /system/bin/reboot but it does not work on ...
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Moto G stuck on the screen “Warning bootloader unlocked”

I'm trying to solve a problem that is affecting a Moto G 2014 XT1069 device. What happened is that the device did shutdown, then when trying to power it up again, it stayed stuck on the Motorola logo ...
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Recovery mode wouldn't show up after installing cyanogenmod 13

I have rooted and installed Cyanogenmod 13 in Lenovo vibe K5 (previously it has lenovo vibe k5 lollipop version) and since then i am trying to enter into recovery mode by pressing "Volume up +Power ...
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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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Nexus 10 not booting, showing Google and lock icon when turned on

This is odd. My Nexus 10 has been working great a quite a while now, but now, suddenly, when I turn it on, its quickly shows a Google title in the middle, and a lock icon at the bottom (in landscape ...
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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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Samsung won't turn on past the logo screen

My Samsung S4 mini won't turn on past the Samsung logo screen. I've tried holding down the down power and menu button at the same time and clearing the cache partition thing and rebooting it from ...
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Changing bootlogo Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

I'm trying to change to splash-screen / boot logo of my Sony Xperia Z4 tablet (SGP771) I have already rooted my device. With the help of the bootimg.exe tool I unpacked the boot.img - exchanged the ...
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S3 mini won't boot up after flashing twrp custom recovery with Odin

After a successful root, I tried to install twrp custom recovery, so I downloaded the appropriate tar file and flashed it using Odin, but the device never entered recovery mode when I attempted to, it ...
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How to unbrick phone when both recovery and system are abcent?

I have Lenovo A328 phone, after trying to upgrade to cyanogen it has no system and no recovery, when turning it on there is only loading screen. ADB asks to authorize the phone, but no dialog appears ...
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MotoG won't proceed after Blue M Screen after Cache Wipe& Factory Reset

Ive been using this MotoG for 2 years now. Recently, all the Apps started to Crash on opening and on Restarting the Phone it would always show the "Optimizing xx Apps of xx" .I then did a factory ...
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Android Tablet Refuse to Enter Recovery Mode

One of my Tablet(ET-86V2G-A23) refuse to enter recovery mode. I did long press volume up and power switch together and nothing happens and I also tried holding down volume up, plugging in USB cable to ...
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LG G3 Resolution messed up - how to stop processes on startup?

I'm running CM 12.1 on an LG G3 (VS985) with TWRP recovery. I used an app called UI Tuner to change my resolution, thinking that it would revert back to normal after 15 seconds.. well it didn't. It ...
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Lollipop - Apps not autostarting

I have Alcatel 5054D with Lollipop (5.1.1) on board. I noticed that some apps are not starting on boot or on events that are fired by the OS. For example, when my phone was not rooted I tried to ...
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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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Inves Wibook 660lt stuck on boot after update

My boss recently went to spain and bought himself an e-reader running Android, the wibook 660lt. He did an OTA update of the OS, but now it's stuck at the screen with a triangle with an "!" in it, ...
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stuck trying to fix bad Android 6.0 update

When manually updating my Nexus 9 (Wifi) to Android 6.0, I forgot to flash the cache.img and vendor.img images. Now my Nexus 9 is stuck at the Google boot screen (just says Google, no animation). How ...
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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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Install android on non-booting XT1033 (Moto G 1st gen) - USB debugging not enabled

I have a Moto G (XT1033) running Android 5.0.2 that went out of charge one day. It then decided to boot into a black screen - i.e. I can see the Motorola splash screen (animation) but all I get after ...
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Samsung 6 edge stuck

When I plugged in my edge it made a couple of funny noices as if the charger doesn't make proper contact, then it just freezed on a blue screen with a down arrow, underneath it says "Downloading Do ...
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Google Nexus 5 doesn't boot

Last night my phone was casually working when all of a sudden, the screen froze on the active application. This happened before but usually it unfreezed or restarted, but now, the phone just turned ...
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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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Samsung S4 logo shows for 1 sec then phone boots and repeat.

Pressed the power button for Samsung S4 and the logo comes out for 1 sec then phone boots again or shuts down. I cannot go into recovery mode or download/restart mode using the volume, home, and power ...
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Stuck in a boot loop with no explanation why

Device: 2012 ZTE Score Android version : Stock 2.3.4 Gingerbread Status : Never rooted I was right about to charge it when the battery died and the OS shut down the power. I reconnect it to charge ...
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Lenovo a390 hangs at the boot logo

My Lenovo a390 freezes when I open it. It stops on the Logo 'Lenovo: for those who do.' I removed the battery but it is still hanging on that part. What should I do?
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C105i tablet won't start up

I have an off-the-shelf Chinese call-touch c105i android tablet with an all-winner a10 CPU. Out of nowhere, it crashed and won't start up. When I turn it on, it just gets stuck in the logo screen. ...
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Rom flashed but phone is stuck showing boot logo

I flashed my Xolo q2000 with CWM Recovery and an Xperia Z2 rom downloaded from Needrom. All was well but some features were not working so I once again deleted the cache, and wiped data and so on. ...
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How to fix Galaxy S4 stuck at boot screen despite factory reset?

I am new to all of this, and I am having trouble with my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545. I am on a Mac, but can also run Windows 7 in VMware Fusion. A couple days ago, I successfully rooted my ...
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process system not working

Phone is not starting at all. From the last few days it was showing LOW space notification as usual it does when the memory is low. But this time the phone is simply not responding. What will be the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 stuck at Samsung boot logo after rooting it with Kingo root app

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 via Laptop using Kingo root app. I did everything correct but my tablet won't turn on now. It is stuck on the logo screen. It won't load past the logo screen. I took ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7562 Force application to start on power up?

Is there a way to force an application to start automatically on every power up on my Samsung Galaxy S7562? Thx
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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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How do you extract the boot.img from a samsung g4?

I don't image the adb command is able to access that sector of the device but for the record, when I connect, I can see the device but C:\Users\Brad2\Downloads\adbUnzip2Cdrive\adb>adb kill-server C:\...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 stuck at start up. Can I recovery the phone or at least the data?

My Samsung Galaxy 2 stuck every time when start up. It looks ok on the beginning, it shows "Samsung Galaxy S II ..." then change display to Vodafone logo then the shows word "samsung" and stuck here ...
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Run on boot then quit?

I've tried searching around on various forums but can't find this answered anywhere. Is there a mechanism to automatically run an app on boot then switch back to the 'desktop'? Specifically I'm ...
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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 mode ...
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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/...