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The black out bug in Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2

I was using my Lenovo Tab M10 HD and the screen just went black. But I still can use the screen. Can anyone help how to make the screen light up?
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Lenovo A390 won't turning on and vibrates

My Lenovo phone doesn't turn on. When I connect it to the PC, it vibrates. The PC sees it as a MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM Port. On flashing, the SP Flash Tool gave me a Scatter storage type error. ...
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"Unable to find partition size for path '/emmc'" when trying to install anything through TWRP on Levono TB2-X30L

I have Lenovo TAB 2 A10-30 (TB2-X30L). While trying to install custom ROM or almost anything through TWRP, it shows: E:Mount: Unable to find partition size for path '/emmc' E:Unmount: Unable to find ...
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Deleted complete OS from my Lenovo tablet

I was trying to root my Lenovo tablet x505x using Magisk patch image file method.And then I accidentally deleted my TWRP backup and now my Lenovo tab has no recovery or OS. I downloaded the firmware ...
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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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microSD read-only for 3rd party apps after factory reset - Lenovo A1010, Android 5.1

I did a factory reset on said phone due to a malware infection, used APKPure to install the handful of apps that I need (no Google account activated on phone after reboot) and now I observe the ...
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What is .Lenovoreaper in Lenovo tablet

In my file manager (of Lenovo tablet) i saw a hidden file with the name .Lenovoreaper when i tried to open it, they asked if I wanted to see the file through html viewer or google chrome, It is a 17 ...
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Lenovo tablet stuck on a screen with Chinese letters

My Lenovo tablet, the new version, was dead and so I turned on my tablet accidentally using the volume button. When it turned on, I saw a bunch of Chinese-looking letters and I accidentally pressed an ...
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Why did a grey bar with app shortcuts appear on my Lenovo tablet and how do I get rid of it?

What is this grey bar with app shortcuts at the bottom of my screen of my Lenovo Tablet? It appears over top of every single application, including the Nova launcher which is my default. When I switch ...
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Installing Android 12 (or 13, 14) on a Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd Gen, TB-X606X)

Is there a way to install Android 12 / 13 / 14 on a Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd Gen, TB-X606X)? That is all I want to know if it is possible to do it, and how to do it then (currently running Android ...
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add guest and add users grayed out [duplicate]

The add user and add guest buttons on the lock screen of my lenovo tab p11 are disabled after leaving my tablet for a week. I have turned on the ability to add a guest and new user from the lock ...
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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2-830L & 830LC & 830F > Firmwares

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2-830L and I installed a firmware from 830LC on that device. It is working with no problem. The difference between these two firmware types is : The 'L' models don't ...
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How can I restore proper functioning of the charge port in a tablet after connecting an OTG adapter that did not work?

I wanted to connect a USB external mic to a Lenovo tablet (P11) with only one USB Type C port (charge port). It did not work because apparently the tablet does not support OTG protocol. It shouldn't ...
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How to downgrade Lenovo Tab M10 to Android 11

We have several Lenovo Tab 10/Android 11 at my office, running a home made application. Two of them upgraded to Android 12 and the application stopped working. At certain point it just quits without ...
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Changing boot & shutdown screen on Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus

Can anyone help me with how to change the boot screen and shutdown screen on my Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus? It seems to me that I cannot change the files in the system. It won't let me edit them or ...
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Is battery protection mode still active when the device is off?

I have a lenovo tablet that has a charging dock that it's left in 24/7 (or at least almost 24/7) I have turned on battery protection mode to preserve it's longevity, but I am unsure whether the device ...
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How to pair Android Tablet with Samsung Watch 4

It seems that Samsung Watch 4 cannot be paired to tablet for some reason even tough you can install Samsung Wear app on the tablet and pair the watch via Bluetooth (so the tablet can see the watch). ...
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Lenovo M8 Tab - how to auto hide 3 buttons navigation bar in Chrome fullscreen

I have selected 3 buttons navigation as System navigation in Settings on Lenovo M8 Tab with Android 10. Now I need it to hide automatically when not in use so that it is not visible in fulscreen ...
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Bluetooth, audio, screenshot, camera stopped working on Lenovo Tab P11 Plus

So this problem started happening 3, 4 days ago. On my Lenovo Tab P11 Plus none of the following functions are working. It has Android 11. Bluetooth The icon is lit/turned on but it is not working. ...
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Lenovo P11 Plus - Only admin can log-in into table at first after restart

I got a P11 Plus (Android 11) for my son, and I am having troubles with a behaviour that is extremely frustrating. When setting up the tablet, I first set myself as the owner/admin (i.e., the first ...
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Android device connected to PC, detected, but no folder, no files

My previous Lenovo tablet with Android 7 had no problem with this procedure: I connect it via a USB cable to a PC with Windows 7. I select the device (tablet) in the Windows Explorer. I open the (...
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Lenovo Tab P11 erased recovery mode, need to hard reset with computer

I erased recovery_a and recovery_b, Unnofficial TWRP doesn't work. need a recovery that works. Won't boot into twrp and need a hard reset. Can't access OS but fastboot works. HELP!
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Silence or disable Lenovo user experience spyware notifications without root

I am trying to disable "Lenovo User Experience" notification that pops up every ~4h. I linked some info below on the specific issue which is also probably illegal in the EU, but obviously ...
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How to change the splash image of Lenovo Tab M10 (TB-X505X)?

I have a Lenovo Tab M10 tablet. I successfully rooted it and changed its booting animation. Now I want to change its splash picture. I extract splash.img from /dev/block/by-name/splash with the ...
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Battery Protect Mode: On or Off?

I have a Lenovo Android tablet that I intend to be plugged in 24/7. I have either two options: Battery protect mode OFF: the device will occasionally discharge to 99%, then be charged back to 100%. ...
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No USB debugging on Lenovo Tab 7 Essential

My Lenovo Tab 7 Essential (TB-73041, Android 7) doesn't have the USB debugging option. Can anyone help me?
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Unbricking Lenovo Tab M10 (X606F)

For the purpose of flashing custom ROM I flashed Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus (X606F) with Android 9 ROM. I used SP Flash Tool. Now the tablet won't power on. Pressing buttons does nothing. Can't invoke ...
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What happens to a Li-Pol battery L13D1P31 if it is left on a permanent charge?

I have an old tablet (Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 and a L13D1P31 battery) that I want to use as a permanent display of some data like a weather forecast. I would like to leave this tablet plugged in ...
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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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Slow touch/swipe response on Lenovo Tablet P11

I recently purchased Lenovo Tablet P11 and I must say it's a great tablet with one exception. The scrolling and swiping in it is not so sensitive. I noticed I need to drag my finger for one centimeter ...
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My Lenovo tab 4 M 10 is frequently switching off its own. How can I resolve this issue?

Can anyone say how to resolve this? Frequently it is turning off its own.
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Lenovo - Internal Storage and SD-Card empty (on device and pc)

As stated above. Someone asks me to help him with his phone. I have no clue what happened, I never heard about thats happening before, soo.. yeah... The phone is an Lenovo with Android 6.0. It has an ...
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Can't authorise android lenovo tablet in USB debugging mode

I have Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 830LC X86. Rescue and Smart Assistant tool is a software to work with this tablet. When i activate USB-Debugging in tablet i face the error below in Rescue and Smart ...
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Is it possible to get finer volume control (steps) on a rooted Lenovo M8 tab (HTC Sense UI)?

There's a popular mod to get finer volume control on a device by adding the property ro.config.media_vol_steps to /system/etc/prop.default (android 10) and assigning your prefered steps value, ie '= ...
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Lenovo M8 FHD - how to enter service mode on a 'wifi only' device?

Apparently theres this thing called 'service mode' or 'engineering mode' for most / some / all ? devices. Was news to me, can anyone tell me how to access this on the titled tablet without a dialer (...
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Should there always be a '/system/default.prop' in android 10?

I can't remember if there was a /system/default.prop file or wether its missing. Should there always be one, because I only have 'build.prop in system folder?
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Formatted SD Card as internal storage

I formatted my SD card in my Lenovo Tab 4 as internal storage in order to free storage etc, but then realised how I can no longer read the card on my computer. Is there any way to either have the ...
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Finding which process writing to storage

I suspect my phone being infected by malware. Every now and then, there's a folder named LSF_PUSH in internal storage, containing APK from app called SnackVideo and other random pictures from its ...
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Wipe option is missing

I lost password for my phone and now I cannot unlock. I think only option what I have is completely wipe device (data lost is not matter). I googled many manuals and videos and it looked very easy. ...
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Does 'Battery Protection Mode' turn on automatically?

I'm the founder of a company that deploys Android tablets into a hospital Making sure our tablets are plugged in is really important to us. When devices get unplugged we alert hospital staff to plug ...
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Password-protected APK installation?

I am seeking ways to disable installing apps with APK, i.e. make the setting "Allow apps from unknown sources" password-protected or disable completely for user. Is there a way? Maybe it's ...
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Rooting Lenovo tab M8(FHD) That was Upgraded to Android 10

I had rooted this device when I bought it and it was on Android 9 (See Here) Now I upgraded the device to Android 10 with Lenovo Smart and Rescue Assistant. When I try to root it the same way I get a ...
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How to Boot to Recovery mode on a Lenovo tab M8 FHD Tablet?

The questions says it all. This is what I know. Pressing & holding the vol+ button while pressing Power - Boots into fastboot. Pressing & holding the vol- button while pressing Power - Boots ...
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How to make phone vibrate in DnD (Do not Disturb) mode

Pretty simple question, I have a Lenovo P2 running Android 7. Instead of a phone being entirely quiet I would like it to vibrate for each call/sms/notification. The reason I need DnD to do this ...
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Why Lenovo smartphone fails to support USB OTG?

alike questions: OTG support in Android Smartphones Connecting Android smartphone/tablet to PC and another device through USB hub How Does Android Detect USB Connectivity and More About USB "...
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Restarting a bricked Android phone

My Lenovo K8 Note has bricked. I am able to format it with ‘Smart Phone Flash tool’ (Mediatek). I wanted to know how I can load Android on it and restart it. I tried to format it and it was successful....
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System Update Failure on Rooted Device

I have a Lenovo Tab M8 tablet (FHD FB-8705F) that's rooted. There is a System Update available. When I download this update I get a pop up screen to install. When I click on this the phone restarts ...
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How to unencrypt my data on a Lenovo Tab M8 FHD TB-8705F device

I'm trying to unencrypt my data on my device. My device is rooted with Magisk Manager. This is what I have already tried. Uticked the box Preserve forced encryption in Magisk Manager. Patched the ...
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How to root a Lenovo Tab M8 FHD (TB_8705F)

I have tried to root my tablet using the one click options but wasn't successful. Does anyone know of a way to root it? Thank You,
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Optimizing app 1 of 1 on Android starting after GooglePlay update

I have a Lenovo Tab3 8 Tablet that had been working fine until about five-six months ago. Then I got this Optimizing app 1 of 1 message one day, when I had to restart the tablet, which basically made ...
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