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How to transfer files from semibricked android via adb

I have a OnePlus Nord and recently updated to android 12 after a few days my phone screen became suddenly black and phone is vibrating on its own. I tried restarting it but it turns on but shows black ...
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Data drops when I try to interact with only certain sites but works fine when I do anything else

I have a oneplus nord n100 and no matter how good my data is at the time when I access just one specific site in particular (aside from the initial home page loading) I try to do anything it and drops ...
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How to use /dev/urandom?

As a follow up to my previous question, I decided to use /dev/urandom to overwrite my data. But how do I use it? where do I type that? could you walk me into the steps to do it? and is it better to do ...
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How to permanently obliterate android phone's entire data? [duplicate]

I want to completely delete all data on my android phone with 0% of it being recoverable. I don't want to physically destroy the phone. I don't want to make the phone unusable. What I want to do is, ...
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EDL is non-functional and /data partition is inaccessible, and I fear that my Android device is permanently damaged

I have a OnePlus 7Pro (GM1917) that was working fine for a long time with OOS 10.3.8. Its bootloader is unlocked, and it was rooted. I hadn't upgraded it for a long time, and recently I decided to ...
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What exactly does "allow background data usage" do for an app when it's on screen/not opened at all?

I have the samsung a32 5g. What exactly does "allow background data usage" do for an app? Does it only work when the app is opened but not on screen, or is it also required to get ...
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Encrypted device doesn't ask for credential on boot anymore on Android 11

I use Android 11 (LineageOS) and recently noticed, that my phone stopped asking me for a decryption password when booting up, so I tried verifying that my data is still actually encrypted. Settings ...
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Copy and restore an Android app including its cache/data

How can I move an Android app from 1 phone to another phone, including its cache/data? I have an app with some in-app data that I don't want to lose, I want to just take a snapshot of the app and data ...
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how can I get audio file from app? [duplicate]

There is an app and it has a bunch of audio files that I want to extract. Anyone know how I can do that because I couldn't find the data folder for it Edit: I have galaxy a50, android 11, oneui 3
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Does logging into multiple google accounts drain battery/data faster?

I have the Samsung a32 5g. I'm logged into many G-mail accounts and twitter accounts, will doing so drain my phone battery and data faster simply by having them logged in? Do they do this only if they ...
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Why I have to turn off mobile data before pinging goes through on bluetooth network?

Android (Version11) phone has mobile data turned on, then it connects to another bluetooth device B which is a Bluetooth pand server. After pairing and network service connection, B provides an IP to ...
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I want to access the data of Metamask [duplicate]

I want to have access to the data of the Wallet MetaMask on my android phone. After an error occured I can't enter my wallet. This error occured: Metamask encountered an error due to reaching a ...
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wipping data after factory reset

to clear my data in my android 10 phone after factory reset,i was told that i must put trivial files until the memory full,since my memory is large 256gb,i filmed a short video and then copied and ...
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Data partition corrupted TRT-LX2

Please read this question first!!! I've disabled dm-verify and then it says the data partition is corrupted! I did a low-level factory reset, but it is still showing that annoying message when I try ...
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I can't turn on cellular data for postpaid sim card

I was trying to start mobile cellular data. It's been a year I can't turn it on. Usually, I am currently using Postpaid sim card. When I was using Prepaid sim card than, I could turn mobile cellular ...
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How to Transfer Line Chat Texts and Data from Android from Old Number to Iphone with New Number

Has anyone ever transferred Line App data (chat history, contacts, etc) with a different number to a new Iphone SE with a new number? This is my situation and I am wondering how it can be done. All ...
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Confusion regarding Factory Reset via TWRP

Background The OS is Android 10 that uses FBE as encryption type. Problem I do not remember my PIN, that would decrypt the files in /data partition, so I cannot unlock my screen. Question I can boot ...
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Adoptable storage filesystem?

I have a sdcard split into two partition: portable and adoptable. Not long time ago my /data is formatted as F2FS, really unstable on my device. So I recently format it again to EXT4. I'm noticing ...
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Dual sim phone, one with data, one without. How does the usage work when browsing on the mobile network

So my situation is that we have two sims, one personal one business. There's no data on the business one now but can the Android phone (OnePLus Nord N10) be setup to cover in any situation that the ...
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Lenovo S5 storage filled with invisible files

I have a Lenovo S5 with 64gb internal storage. I had this problem for a while now, so i really need some help. Any file manager that I can find sums up all my files and aplications at under 20 gb, ...
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/data - Error: Failed to open the device

Device (Nook HD+) will not boot. It was running LOS 14.1 with TWRP recovery, to which I can still boot up, but any attempts to wipe, or format the /data partition fail. I also can access the shell (...
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WhatsApp update erased the chat history. What has gone wrong and is there any way to restore it?

Seems like WhatsApp update has erased all my WhatsApp history. Is there any way to get it back? (Without paying for third party tools, if possible) I bought a new Android phone (Realme 7 Pro) and ...
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Should I clear my Gallery Data?

If I clear my gallery data, will I lose all of my albums? My gallery has been taking up a lot of data to the point that I have little data left. If I clear it, will all my albums be deleted?
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How to remove the persistent 'Mobile data turned off' message on Android 7.0?

When I turn cell data off on a Samsung Android 7.0 non-rooted phone, the Phone app always displays a notification that data is turned off. This results in 2 issues: The notification area gets ...
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Erase content of stolen phone, but thief has my PIN

My phone was stolen. I tried to erase it but the only option was set up erase. The problem is I believe the person that has my phone also has my PIN which would give them access to the phone. I know ...
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What is the difference between a "Phone" calendar and a "Local" calendar in Android?

I've been helping a friend with their Android phone. They have 3 different types of calendars, according to their "Business Calendar 2" app: Calendars synced to a Google account "Phone&...
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