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Questions tagged [fastboot]

Fastboot is a protocol used by Android to diagnose and flash new firmware images on Android devices via USB. It is part of the Android Debug Bridge (ADB). For Samsung devices, use [download-mode] instead.

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cant delete or create any logical partitions. HELP

I tried fastboot delete-logical-partition product_a (remote: 'Failed to write partition table') and thats because i don't have a product_a partition. Fastboot erase product_a Erasing 'product_a' ...
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Huawei old model U9200 factory reset problem

I want to reset my Huawei Ascend P1 XL U9200E because I forgot my password, but USB debugging is not enabled and my volume-up button is not working. How can I go to recovery mode, or do you know any ...
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Reset settings when the screen is broken

My device runs on my own android build based on LineageOS 19.1 Not so long ago, I accidentally turned on an experimental feature for my phone and the entire screen went blank. When turned on, the ...
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Coolpad Note 3 (8676 I02) Boot Issue on Fastboot

This is the First Display On the Screen When I on the Mobile. Its Automatically Move to the Second Screen, It Shows Only Up and Down , If I Press The Volume Key, There is No Response From The Mobile ...
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Accidentally formatted system partition, only able to access bootloader

I'm using Redmi Note 9S with the official LineageOS custom rom and recovery. A few hours ago, I shut down my phone as to silence it before an exam. After that I could no longer boot up my phone. Every ...
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Data Acquisition/Live Boot/Flashing What Can I Run using USB on a Boot Looping Android Device?

I am wondering if there might be a way for me to get some to "live boot" my bootlooping Samsung Galaxy S7 G930A (AT&T model, qualcomm snapdragon with locked bootloader) for data recovery ...
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Xperia XZ1 - impossible to access bootloader after factory reset

I have this Xperia XZ1 which I unlocked the bootloader in the past to install custom Lineage through TWRP. As the distro wasn't working correctly with my carrier I reseted it to an official one. ...
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Image Files are larger than System Partitions when Flashing [remote: size too large] - PixelExperience 13 on Redmi Note 10 (Mojito)

I'm trying to install PE on my Redmi Note 10 and am having trouble with fastboot flashing. I´ve already unlocked bootloader and USB Debugging is enabled. The problem appears when trying to flash '...
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How can I fix a broken os?

I don't actually know if it's a broken OS, but, when I try to turn it on, the Motorola logo keeps flashing (the device is an Motorola G6). But it never actually turns on. When you press vol down ...
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How to reduce GSI .img file size to flash in system partition?

I want to install a GSI to Huawei P10, but it does not accept big files to flash in the system partition: ProjectElixir_4.0_arm64_bgN-14.0-20240108-1305-OFFICIAL. When I try to flash it via fastboot, ...
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Tried flashing Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G but now it doesn't start

I attempted to flash my Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G device with the intention of rooting it. Following instructions from a random individual on YouTube, I used Magisk to install a boot.img file using platform ...
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Unlock Unisoc bootloader on Linux

I need a Linux command to unlock my Unisoc bootloader using modified fastboot. The command ./fastboot devices keeps telling me permission is denied. joseph@penguin:~/modified_fastboot$ ./fastboot ...
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Flashing twrp failed on Moto G5s

I wanted to install twrp on Moto G5s but faced the following error: Inspiron-7501:~/Downloads$ fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.5.img (bootloader) is-logical:recovery: not found Sending 'recovery' (...
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Phone only charges on fastboot mode

I bought an used Xiaomi Poco f2. I didn't charge it until I unlocked the bootloader. In my very first charge, it made the sounds and animations that it does when normally charging, everything normal. ...
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./flash-all.sh not working for bricked pixel 3a (fastboot devices detected)

I had installed Ubuntu touch on my Pixel 3a, but during an OTA update the phone got soft bricked. I am able to detect the phone through fastboot devices (using Ubuntu computer to access phone). Tried ...
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Cannot change OEM unlocking

I recently installed a Pixel Experience Custom ROM on my phone. After that, for some reason, I decided to block flashing on my phone and this caused message to appear every time I boot my phone: Your ...
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How to restore stock boot image on uleFone Armor X6 Pro via fastboot?

I have a uleFone Armor X6 Pro on which I intended to install twrp, but made a mistake. Instead of giving the command fastboot flash recovery twrp.img I said fastboot flash boot twrp.img which, I ...
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Fastboot boot twrp.img just boots back into bootloader

Im trying to boot in to the twrp.img for my Motorola Edge 20 (Berlin) because I can't flash it because my phone doesn't have an own partition for the recovery. fastboot says finished but my phone is ...
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Phone is bootlooping as I accidentally erased recovery.img

I'm using Realme C11 (2020) edition since it was released. I exchanged the stock rom with Pixel Experience. When doing that, I used TWRP to flash the PE. But as PE was officially not available for my ...
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How to fix bootloop after flashing GSIs with no recovery mode and fastboot available

I need help guys. I am new to flashing and usage of ADB and fastboot. I have a Tecno pouvoir 3 plus and i decided to flash a GSI because the phone comes with android 9 and the manufacturers didn't ...
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Adb refuses to see my phone, lsusb has no problems

After installing android-tools-adb and android-tools-fastboot from a ppa and adding: SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="18d1", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev", ...
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I renamed magisk.apk to magisk.zip using fastboot then flashed to /boot, I am on a bootloop

I have a Lenovo TB125FU device, that is the "technical name" for the Lenovo Tab M10 Plus 3rd Gen. I was trying to root it. I already have unlocked bootloader and had PixelExperience Plus by ...
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I can't start my Moto G60 anymore after locking the bootloader

I recently downgraded my Android on Moto G60 (I downloaded ROM from some websites) because my phone screen was sometimes not working which upon locking and unlocking the phone made the screen work ...
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Fastboot not dectecting device mac

I'm trying to flash TWRP on my Samsung but during the flashing process, fastboot can't detect my device. I've looked around forever and can't find anything to help me. My mac OS is Ventura and my ...
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Blackview BV9900 - Cannot Unlock Bootloader, Stuck In Fastboot Mode

I've been trying to follow multiple potential guides. The latest one I've tried is this one. Everything works fine, downloading the Android Platform Tools (adb, fastboot, etc), downloading + updating ...
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Access Pixel 2 XL "taimen" through ADB (while in the process of installing lineageOS)

I followed this guide until fastboot flash boot boot.img included and OK Then reboot in recovery mode Then "Now tap Factory Reset, then Format data / factory reset" included and OK /!\ BUT ...
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Recover bricked unrooted Moto G5 (bootloop)

My Moto G5 got stuck right after booting into Android, screen frozen at my Andorid home screen and was not responding. It was charging but battery was dead, like 1%. Don't know if that caused the ...
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Pixel 3 Stuck in Fastboot mode with "No valid slot to boot" after Magisk rooting attempt

I was trying to install the factory software image from https://developers.google.com/android/images#blueline on my Pixel 3. I downloaded the image as well as the platform-tools with adb and fastboot. ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 bootloop after trying to flash TWRP, boot partition is damaged, unable to boot into recovery or fastboot

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/4GB RAM). I have unlocked my bootloader. Then I tried to install TWRP. I got into the fastboot mode, then executed: fastboot devices fastboot flash recovery [file]....
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Touch Doesn't Work When I Unlock the Screen

In the process of installing a new ROM on my Moto E5 Plus (not after it has been installed, even before, on the main TWRP screen for example) and after the new ROM has already been installed, the ...
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No Operacional System Android is Installed

I was trying to install the ROM system-squeak-arm64-ab-gogapps from the project treble_experimentations and I reported some of this in this question, however, It may not be so now. In short, in my ...
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I Can't List Zipped Images in TWRP

I'm new to the Android world when it comes to these matters, so I ask for your patience if I say something wrong. I have a Motorola Moto E5 Plus cell phone and I used my Linux Ubuntu to help with the ...
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Cannot connect Samsung device in fastboot [duplicate]

I am attempting to use fastboot on an old Samsung Galaxy A01. It is a learning exercise for unlocking. Based on this, the device should support using fastboot. I got it off a Samsung forum. I am ...
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Safe to fastboot boot twrp?

Is it completely safe to fastboot boot twrp.img on a version of TWRP that I do not know if it will work? I will fastboot flash recovery twrp.img after verifying it works, or abort the flashing if it ...
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BLU G71+ G0570WW stuck in bootloop and won't boot into recovery nor download mode

I just got BLU G71+ (G0570WW) and from the beginning, I've had problems. It was getting super hot and would just shut off out of the blue. My cousin (who is usually good with phones and computers, etc....
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How to boot an android TV box from a usb drive containing armbian image

So I have adb access to my android TV box, the device is rooted. I want to install armbian onto emmc. Both official and community tutorial tells me to flash the armbian img onto a usb drive and boot ...
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Can't unlock Pixel 6's bootloader

I have no problems finding my Pixel 6 through adb. Also, no problems finding the device with fastboot devices while in fastbootd. But for some reason, when I switch to bootloader, the computer doesn't ...
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How to factory reset a bricked Oneplus 3T?

A friend gave me a bricked oneplus 3T and asked if I could do anything. I assume bootloader is NOT unlocked and usb debugging NOT enabled. I’ve tried msm download tool but I only was able to use the ...
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Recover Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 soft bricked with bootloader locked

This night I went to sleep, left my Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 charging, and when woke up the phone was off, with the white light on. When tried to turn on, it stays in the Mi.com logo. So I think its a soft ...
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Is it possible to rescue data from a Google Nexus 5 which is stuck in bootloop with locked bootloader and no working recovery mode?

I have found my Google Nexus 5 which I had problems with in 2016 concerning the infamous stuck power button. At some point, the phone was stuck in a restarting loop. Then, I managed to leave this loop ...
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Can't unlock bootloader after `fastboot oem lock` on Xiaomi

I have owned a Xiaomi Redmi 9 for a while now and I have a problem. A short time ago, I locked the phone's bootloader to make it like new, and it was a serious mistake. I bought a new mobile and ...
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8-in on stuck in boot mode recovery in Chinese

8-in on tablet stuck in boot mode. It keeps going arrow up, down, up, down through recovery, fast boot, and normal boot. It won't stop unless I hold all three buttons down, then I can get it to the ...
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Secure boot on with no system

I have bought a cellphone (google nexus 5) and can only boot to bootloader, recovery seems erased since it will only reboot, same for system. I cannot flash anything since get_unlock_ability returns 0....
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I want to update ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (vendor: au) to anything modern OS

I bought ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (AST21) from au, a vendor on KDDI CORPORATION, which seems to different from other ASUS MeMO Pad 8. Then I terminated the device before I unlocked its SIM; so still locked. At ...
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How to secure an unlocked Bootloader after installing custom ROM?

To install a custom ROM, we obviously need an unlocked bootloader. But after installing a custom ROM, is there any way to password protect or secure the bootloader so that if the phone gets stolen or ...
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"FAILED (remote: 'size too large')" when flashing recovery image of Pixel Experience (Android 13) on Redmi 10

I'm trying to flash Pixel Experience (Android 13) on Redmi 10. PS F:\android\Redmi 10\codice per il recupero del telefono\platform-tools> fastboot flash -S 4056M boot PixelExperience\recovery.img ...
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Flashing from fastboot successful but always boots up to fastboot

I can flash using Realme tool on my Realme X2 (rmx1992) but even after successful flashes it boots into fastboot no matter what I select to boot in. I tried fastboot continue, but nothing. I have ...
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unlocking bootloader in ZTE blade 7 lite

i installed all drivers and also extracted adb and fastboot in my system so i enter "adb reboot bootloader" code in cmd after changing into adb folder and then when i enter "fastboot ...
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Fastboot flash Pixel 4a device corruption

I tried out lineage on my pixel 4a and it went south Right now I'm trying to flash with ADB the original sunfish IMG but now there is no recovery image. It just says the device is corrupt The boot ...
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How to recover data when only fastboot mode?

I have oneplus 6, it stuck on QUALCOMM CRASHDUMP MODE. I'm able to load into fastboot and recovery mode. The device is not rooted (locked). I tried to change slot using fastboot cli, but it say that I ...
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