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“Viper4android” removed “Audiofx” app permanently

To save time, you can just read the bold writing OR the short summary at the end I saw some reviews of "Viper4Android", it looked good so I installed it on my OnePlus One (CM13 NOT CM13S). The ...
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android keeps on restarting with optimizing apps

Problem: It constantly restarts with optimizing apps. Some Background: This phone was running on low disk space some days back, which I resolved by removing unwanted files. Some apps are third ...
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ClockworkMod: Installed the ROM zip, and I'm not able to exit the Recovery Mode

I am trying to install a ROM by using ClockworkMod v5.8.3.4. I downloaded the zip file of the ROM, as well as the gapps associated to it, and I pushed the both files to the Android device by using '...
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How do I Install a custom ROM/recovery on a Galaxy Note 2?

I was trying to install CyanogenMod 12 Lollipop ROM on my Note 2. When I restart my phone in recovery mode, its giving me this screen: After this I select the option "wipe data/factory reset" and ...
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“Access Point Name settings not available for this user”

This was probably an issue before but only became an issue when I changed providers in a foreign country. Running CM12.1 nightlies. I can't connect to data and get the above message when I try to ...
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How can I backup and restore Cyanogenmod 12.1 rom installed on my Samsung Galaxy 2 i9100?

Cyanogenmod(12.1)'s recovery has no backup or restore option. As I read in the answer of a previous post, CyanogenMod recovery is basic, so we should flash another recovery. The easiest way would be ...
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Rooting Stock Wileyfox Spark CM13 OS

Has anybody in this world ever succeeded rooting this device? Tried, all One Click apps, Desktop Tools, Recovery Flash: Kingroot says Not Adaptable Kingoroot says Error code 0x00... Others say try ...
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Boot animation upside down after new ROM

I have a Wileyfox Spark, for lovers of it, you surely know it comes with CyanogenMod13 OS as it's stock. But you know very well how one might want a more decent Nougat or Oreo based CM14 or CM15 or ...
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Problem with TWRP 2.8.7.1 on Wileyfox Swift

I have a Wileyfox Swift. I installed TWRP 2.8.7.1 on it before. Now I want to install LineageOS on my phone. It shows an error: unable to find partition size for '/recovery' After that it shows a ...
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Difference between ADB shell and TWRP terminal

TLDR: When booted into TWRP (not the Android OS), is there a difference between running a command on an ADB shell and running it in TWRP's terminal? Specifically something that messes with partitions? ...
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CyanogenMod on an unsupported device

I'm using a Karbonn A52+ running Mediatek processor and Android 4.2.2 Jellybean. My device is rooted, but unfortunately, no custom recovery (CWM / TWRP) is supported for my device. There is also no ...
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CM12 Nexus 4 (Mako) GAPPS failing to flash, error: Status 7

I'm using a rooted, unlocked Nexus 4 with TWRP. I succesfully flashed CM12 but whenever I try to flash GAPPS it fails with error code: Status 7. Which GAPPS.zip should I be using for a Lollipop Nexus ...
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What does “Archive does not contain 'android-something.txt'” mean?

So I am trying to flash my OnePlus One with CM12s through fastboot on command prompt, but whenever I type fastboot update romname.zip I am presented with: archive does not contain 'android-info.txt' ...
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How dangerous is the fact that SELinux is in “Permissive” mode? What should I be wary of?

I have installed a certain ROM which comes with SELinux in "Permissive" mode. This is the only (good) ROM that properly fits my device and there is no way to change the state of SELinux. Now I'm not ...
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Safely erase Moto G (CyanogenMod 12, TWRP 2.8.4.0) for recycling

The web is replete with advice to encrypt Android phones before resetting the phone for recycling. Using my old-school computer understanding (which may be out of date), the reason is that "normal" ...
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Google Play Services Error: This app won't run without Google Play Services

I recently got my new OnePlus One and it worked fine. Today I unlocked it and noticed that it rebooted because I needed to enter my PIN code (it crashed). After I entered the pin code I got some ...
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Can't surf from PC when using Android as hotspot

I turned on mobile data and hotspot in my Samsung Galaxy Ace (On a Philippine carrier called "Globe"). I can surf websites just fine directly on Android. Now, I connect my PC to Android's hotspot, it ...
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“No Backup account is currently storing data”?

When I checked backup & restore options in my settings it shows "No Backup account is currently storing data" , but I'm currently signed in to my Google account. Why it is disabled? (Click on ...
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gapps crashing after flashing cm12.1 on my galaxy s4 active i9295

i have searching and doing everything to solve this but with no success. after flashing cyanogenmod 12.1 and flashing gapps micro/gapps mini/gapps full (i tried to use different packages maybe it ...
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To configure tethering as two step login in CM13?

I have given my password of wifi stations to group of people. However, I want to allow only specific people to login at specific time. Attempt I could not enable a basic MAC filtering for devices. ...
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How to access BTsync files in Pebble with Gadgetbridge?

I would like store only some most critical files as encrypted in my Pebble, stored in BTsync. Pin code protection of Sync files is not possible in Android 5.x-6.x because files are stored in a file ...
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How to Have better on-screen Gesture-control in CM13 of many phones?

There is currently drawing circle (camera) and drawing V (flashlight). However, I would like to have other shortcuts such as drawing up-arrow. I have noticed that the first two gestures are specific ...
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Why CM13 of Oneplus 2 resets itself Setting Show pattern dots?

I found out that CM loses often its setting about the visibility of security dots in the lock screen. This is frustrating because I am using 6x6 net with a difficult pattern. It is challenging to ...
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How to show Touches and Pointer Location on Screen without Developer Mode?

I am trying to use my phone as controller and my 42 TV as display. Chromecast is casting the thing. I have tried Show Touches and Show pointer location as described here in Developer options. ...
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How to Control Volume Changes in Smaller Steps and in Lower Region?

I have new wireless Bluetooth headset but I find that the volume control there is not sufficient with the current steps (much less volume is needed there). I would also like to have finer control of ...
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Unreliable Wifi on Cyanogenmod

I installed Cyanogenmod 11 on an HTC One. There are a few quirks, but mostly everything works. The only real annoying thing is wireless doesn't work reliably. I have a Netgear N900 wireless router ...
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Google Device Manager on CyanogenMod - How to stop asking me to unlock phone all the time?

I was playing around with Google Device Manager and so I decided to lock my phone to see it working. Now every time I have to use my phone I have to unlock it with the password and after a while. It ...
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How can I dual boot Android and Windows Phone 8.1 or 10?

I have an Android phone with CyanogenMod installed(with TWRP Custom recovery). Specifically, it's an LG G2 (d803), and I was wondering if I could dual boot Cyanogenmod and Windows Phone 8.1 or 10. It ...
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How do I install Cyanogenmod 11 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113)?

I'd like to install Cyanogenmod 11 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113), is this currently possible? I see the Rom shows up in Cyanogenmod's Updater.
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Cyanogenmod: Google Play Services keeps crashing after update

a few weeks ago I updated the Google Play services of my Oneplus One (Android version 5.1.1, Cyanogen OS version 12.1.1). From an apk that I downloaded online. Since then it keeps crashing. Sometimes ...
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Reinstall original OS without rooting (Oneplus One, CM11S)

I've a Oneplus One running the original OS that came with it (CM11S). Accidentally replied 'Yes' to a google security prompt which identified the Settings app as harmful, and it was deleted. As far ...
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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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How to remove Cyanogenmod from Sony Xperia Z?

I've got an old Sony Xperia Z running Cyanogenmod which is pretty unstable. I'd like to remove Cyanogenmod & do a factory reset to the default Sony Xperia Z ROM. It doesn't need to do much - just ...
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Change SMSC on dual-sim phone

I've got a Wileyfox Swift with two SIM cards, running CyanogenMod 13. I can only send SMS from one card/carrier, not from the other. My guess is that is has to do with the Short Message service ...
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Are the AOSP Email and Calendar apps dead?

Are the AOSP Email (com.android.email) and Calendar (com.android.calendar) apps dead? I cannot find any information on their development, though they appear to have been stuck on version 6.0.1 for ...
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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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When activating DATA, all Apps wants to go online at the same time. any fix?

I like to deactivate my 4G Data or Wifi when I'm not using it. But whenever I activate Data (4G or Wifi), all the Cores of the CPU are being used at 100% and the phone becomes unusable for at least ...
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Restore IMEI of Xiaomi MI4C Without Another Phone

In short: I have a Xiaomi Mi4c that shows has an "unknown" IMEI when checked via the settings in the stable and developer versions of MIUI and Cyanogenmod 13.1. However, when viewed through EFS ...
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How to grant access to External Storage on Android?

I am using Lineage OS 14.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-i9152 ; codename : crater). I am trying to download some apps through the APKPure App and whenever i tap the "Install" button ; i get the ...
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Can not uninstall an app(hi app lock) which has device administrator rights

I have installed "hi app lock" application 2 year ago. But rarely used it. Now when i open it, it doesn't open. So i decided to uninstall it, but first i have to revoke its administration rights. So i ...
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I flashed Cyanogenmod to my Galaxy S3, got the stock ROM after restarting

I used the Cyanogenmod installer on my phone and PC, everything went fine, and at the end received a success message. After restarting however, I was back at the stock ROM, though with all of my data ...
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CM12.1 audio won't output to earphone

I flashed CM12.1(unofficial,Android5.1.1) yesterday.Then I flashed SuperSU. But whatever player I used,Music will only output to speaker. I want to use my earphone.(BTW,Earphone is Okay,Android4.4 ...
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Is it possible to dual-boot Android with LineageOS?

I am going to get a new Android device (Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 4G/LTE with latest Android) and I am thinking about the possibility of dual-booting with LineageOS (CyanogenMod fork)? Is it possible?...
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Force “Battery Saver” mode in Android Lollipop Cyanogenmod

Forcing "Battery Saver" mode seems to be possible via Settings -> Battery -> Battery Saver -> On using some Lollipop phones, but on my CyanogenMod 13.0-20150316 there is no such option: Is ...
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system ui not responding after changing screen density

I have cm12.1 I changed the lcd density to something low .then phone restarted ,and after restart I got message saying "system ui has stopped." I couldn't change the LCD density back to normal so I ...
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Explain “Don't Downgrade!” warnings when flashing stock firmware

I have a few devices I want to put back from custom roms to stock. On almost every stock rom source, however, there are dire warnings for some devices not to downgrade to stock versions from before ...
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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 Custom Support So Many Phones?

The other day, my friend told me that completely stock Android could run as a ROM on any device you care to mention. Since basically everyone else has told me otherwise, I decided to verify his claim ...
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Does Cyanogenmod Kernel support loop devices?

Since I am failing to mount a Nandroid image and since I have read that the kernel needs to support loop devices for that I need to know if anybody has managed to mount a loop device on CM7 or similar....
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How do I remove gapps from CyanogenMod

I installed CyanogenMod 11 on my HTC One with CyanogenMod Installer. So I got also the google Apps (gapps) on my device. But I need a CM11 without gapps. I did then the following without success: ...