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TWRP crashes on Redmi Note 8 Pro after custom rom

I tried to root my phone and succeeded without any errors, then I wanted to try installing a Custom ROM(lineageOS), I did it via TWRP(I forgot to reinstall TWRP before rebooting) then I tried to boot ...
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How to get out of TWRP without touchscreen and functions

I am running LineageOS 18.1 on my Raspberry Pi 4 with 4 GB (using this ROM: https://konstakang.com/devices/rpi4/LineageOS18/). It worked, until I tried getting into TWRP to root the device. But, since ...
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How to kill an app in LineageOS 18 (Android 11) by holding the back button

How can I kill an app by holding the back button in Lineage OS 18? One of the first things I've always done when installing a new Android was to enable developer options, then scroll down to the very ...
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sdcard issue with LineageOS

Tried multiple sdcards and they all worked great But with a lexar 64 GB sdxc there's a problem That whenever I insert the sdcard even through OTG and Ram reader after checking the LOS restarts Right ...
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Android ROMs whoose releases are cryptographically signed (gpg) [duplicate]

What is the list of popular Android ROMs whose releases are cryptographically signed? Today I learned that LineageOS (arguably the most-popular open-source Android ROM) does not cryptographically sign ...
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Why is it possible to re-lock the bootloader after installing a custom ROM (on some devices)?

As I understand it, if an Android device’s bootloader is locked (fastboot oem lock), it should check the installed system on boot to verify that it’s signed with some (the manufacturer’s?) signing ...
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Android-x86 UI / Graphic problem

i trying to use Android-x86 yesterday (LineageOS distribution) with dual boot configuration with Windows 8. but i got some problem when testing it (booting from Live-CD section), the problem is the ...
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Crash when installing application leading to weird “No such app found” entry in drawer and forced reboot

A few days ago I installed a app from an .apk file. Unfortunately, my phone decided to die during the installation process. Since then I have a weird entry in my drawer looking like this: If I click ...
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I Can't Get Root Back After Trying To Modify The Hosts File

I have a Motorola Edge (regular not +) running LineageOS 17.1 (20210528). I had it rooted and decided I wanted to use the hosts file for ad blocking. I couldn't figure out how to get the OS to allow ...
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Xiaomi Mi A2 + Lineage OS 11 = no mobile network internet

I have an Xiaomi Mi A2 with Lineage OS 11 installed. Calls, texts and wifi work fine but switching off wifi or moving out of range of router results in loss of internet, i.e. my mobile network does ...
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Lineage boot on power script

I've installed Lineage on a Samsung tab s2 which I use in the car. I've added the following to get it to auto start when it goes on charge # /system/etc/init/off_mode_charge.rc on charger setprop ...
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How to disable autorefresh on Android?

I'm using Resurrection Remix Tissot 7.0.1 (Pie) in a Mi-A1 and I'm looking for a way to disable autorefresh on my apps, someone know how to do it? The "autorefresh" is the function of ...
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How to install LineageOS in TWRP using `adb push`?

Question (TL;DR) How can one (manually) sideload a LineageOS zip file that is pushed on the phone using TWRP? Context while installing this lineage-17.1-20210430-nightly-FP2-signed.zip, with the ...
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Device stuck in boot animation after reverting to LineageOS 17.1

I tried to update my OnePlus One to LineageOS 18.1, following my usual procedure: do a full backup (boot, system, data excl. storage, cache) with TWRP then flash the new image, along with the zip ...
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How to remove or find details about malicious “unknown” app that causes suspicious DNS requests

Using RethinkDNS firewall, I observe suspicious requests for the router IP 192.168.2.1 that is labelled by RethinkDNS as comming from an "Unknown" app (whereas RethinkDNS displays the proper ...
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How to use Wi-Fi Direct on Android 11 without enableing Location?

For some reason now Wi-Fi Direct requires to always enable GPS. This is how it looks like when Location is disabled: In Android 6, for example, it was not required. I don't understand why it is ...
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Making LineageOS even more lightweight

How can I minimize the power footprint of my LOS? My device is rooted and I have Termux. There I can run $ su # htop and see that the device is running 83 processes (!). These are the processes ...
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Can I backup my phone or install TWRP recovery while stuck in Lineage OS recovery?

Highly unfortunately for me, I had thought it was a great idea not to make any backups when going to test if I was properly able to upgrade/downgrade Lineage OS versions. I had replaced my TWRP ...
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Wake screen by touching screen (not pressing power button)?

Is there a way to wake/unlock my screen by touching the screen itself and not by pressing power the button? In other words, I want the screen's backlight to turn off after a certain amount of time, ...
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Looking for LineageOS 17.1 download link for vivalto3gvn (Samsung Galaxy V/Ace NXT/Trend Neo)

According to stats.lineageos.org, the Samsung model codename vivalto3gn has OS versions of 13.0, 15.1 and 17.1. I did a little more searching, but I couldn't find download links for 15.1 and 17.1. The ...
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Black screen when opening a random camera app on Galaxy S7 Edge on LineageOS 18.1

Since last week I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung's stock firmware to LineageOS 18.1 by using this message of the XDA forum and installed the "full" edition of NicGApps. ...
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sftp to lineage

In lineage 17.1 I installed the app SSH server (by Banana Studio, from Play store). When starting and accessing by my PC (smartphone and PC are in WiFi) via sftp -P 2222 myuser@192.168.0.7 I see no ...
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Can't format SD card as internal storage

Today I installed my first custom ROM (Lineage OS 17.1, official page) on my old Motorola phone (Moto G3 Turbo edition, XT1516). Everything great until I wanted to format my SD card as internal ...
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How to implement AOD functionality in Rom that lacks it (LOS)?

I'm using latest unofficial LOS 18.1 (by zeelog) on my Redmi Note 4/ mido. It works super-well and smooth and has everything I need - except for AOD (Always On Display). Before I go into more detail, ...
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OS Version relation between android and lineage OS [duplicate]

I have currently Android 6.0 Device but app which I am trying to install only supports Android 7.0+. I am thinking of installing lineage OS. Is there Lineage OS 7.0 etc. equivalent of Android 7.0, so ...
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adb install-multiple fails with error: [INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK: Split null was defined multiple times]

I'm trying to install multiple .apk files to my Samsung Note 4, over adb. I'm able to install the same set of files individually using the 'install' command, but when I try to 'install-multiple' I get ...
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Why does LineageOS 17.1 on Android maintain 2 mac addresses?

I understand that LineageOS randomizes the phones wifi mac address - and thats fine. But on analysis of the traffic from the phone, it seems to have 2 mac addresses simultaneously, and both are on the ...
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Is there a way to root a Samsung Galaxy S4 running LineageOS 17.1?

Following the "Samsung (System-as-root)"* instructions, I cannot get Magisk to patch lineage-17.1-20210304-nightly-jfltexx-signed.zip for a Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919). Magisk throws an &...
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Why is suggested to OEM unlock when LinageOS can be installed without it

I have a "LENOVO Tab 2 A10-30" which got frozen after the update in the startup loop - did not start after displaying the Lenovo logo. I decided to reinstall it with the LineageOS, and for ...
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What are the files in the phoneypot directory?

I am running LineageOS 17.1 Lavender. Can anyone tell me the purpose of the files located in the /phoneypot directory in my Android device?
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OpenGapps problem in Redmi 4X with LineageOS

I am running LineageOS 16 on a Redmi 4X device. I tried installing the relevant opengapps pico version selecting ARM64 and Android 9. I booted to TWRP, selected install and clicked on the opengapps ...
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Non-root user in rooted Android phone?

In my Arch Linux setup(and most others), the default user is non-root. Any admin work needs access to root account which is given temporarily with a password(generally using programs like sudo and ...
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How to root Redmi 4X?

I wish to install TWRP, LineageOS and Magisk on a Redmi 4X I have to replace the stock ROM. I installed ArrowOS on a Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus very recently and it went very smoothly. However searching ...
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ADB - bypass lock screen

I am using Lineageos 17.1 on the FP3 (the phone is not rooted). I do know my screen pattern code (it is a 6x6 pattern), but I am not able to enter it correctly, because I disabled that the pattern is ...
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How to install a post-market operating system on a Samsung Galaxy S7 with a broken screen that has “OEM unlock” still disabled?

I want to use my old Samsung Galaxy S7 (with a broken screen) as a headless device in my home network. (Rationale - for the curious readers: Even with a broken screen it could possibly become a ...
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Repeating error on logcat: “FingerGoodix: Useless INT”

I have a problem with a fingerprint scanner. It doesn't work no matter what firmware I use. I flashed different fixes but it didn't help. I captured a log and found these repetitive lines: 02-10 14:23:...
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Does “How will you use this SD card?” wipe data?

There is a notification almost every time after boot saying "Issue with SD card" "Tap to Fix". What happens when I then choose "Use as portable storage"? I don't want any ...
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Lineage os for newbie

I need a new phone. I am more concerned about privacy/tracking/spying than I was just a few years ago. Before I buy a new phone (and possibly void the warranty), can I install LOS on my Moto G*Plus/...
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Syncthing does not work with AFwall+ activated

Syncthing does not get any connection as long as AFwall+ is activated. It should work in my WLAN at home. Mobile data is disabled because I don't need it. I am using LineageOS on my mobile phone. Here ...
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“Official” vs “Unofficial” custom ROM from the XDA forums?

I have a Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus(a6020a46 3GB RAM variant) which I'd like to root and install a custom ROM on. On the XDA forum dedicated to custom ROMS for this device there is a plethora of options ...
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What is the screen customization alternative for LineageOS?

If you ever used Resurrection Remix ROM you see in the Settings app there's a Customization part where you can make some tweaks like add some buttons on navbar or maybe add a extra home/return button ...
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How can I permanently assign a static IP address to Wi-Fi clients? (Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10)

My phone Moto X 4 has LineageOS 17.1 installed and is rooted with magisk. I use the phone's hot spot as main mean to connect to the internet. In this scenario the android device acts as DHCP server, ...
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Keyboard overlaps text boxes [closed]

I've been having this strange issue for a while where my keyboard overlaps in app text boxes. It happens with every kind of text box that sits on top of the keyboard. It seems like it aligns with the ...
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“can't login on a rooted device” and banking apps not working on rooted devices with MagiskHide+SafetyNet on

Samsung S9 Plus Lineage OS 17.1 with /data encrypted GApps pico Magisk + Magisk Manager + MagiskHide with SafetyNet on => basicintegrity=OK + ctsProfile=OK + evalType=OK (blueish screen) Several ...
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Clean LineageOS 17.1 install and empty device - can't work out how to mount data partition in TWRP?

I'm installing LineageOS 17.1 on my new phone. It works fine, but I can't get to data in TWRP. As usual, to install, I wipe everything, drop into TWRP, format (not just wipe) data, wipe cache/davlik/...
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How to properly ENABLE dm-verity and FEC for /system on Motorola X4 with LineageOS 17.1?

I have built LineageOS 17.1 for Motorola X4 / payton with unlocked bootloader with reverted commit 81cc203c06596878d2beb62ab6e07f36e278018e. The common question is how to disable dm-verity, but I want ...
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Cryptfs : Unexpected value for crypto key location

Phone: Samsung S9 Plus, 256Gb OS: Lineage OS 17.1 (Android 10) ROOT: TWRP 3.5 I installed Lineage OS 17.1 on a Samsung S9+. It's been working fine so far. However, when I encrypt the OS from the ...
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Custom rom can I trust? Can I install pure android instead?

I have a "galaxy tab E" device, it is old in years, but it is quite new because I don't use it very often. The problem is, it has android 4.4.4. I notice it has a custom rom to install ...
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adb sideload lineage.zip yields adb: failed to read command: No error

TL;DR Trying to sideload Lineage, I hit a brick wall getting the following error: D:\Setups\XXXXX\Lineage FP3\platform-tools_28.0.2(ADB_1.0.41)> adb sideload lineage-17.1-20210104-nightly-FP3-...
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Samsung Galaxy S9+ SM-G965F/DS with 120v charger

I purchased a Samsung Galaxy S9+ SM-G965F/DS and noticed that it came with a 230v charger. I live in the U.S.A., so I need a 120v charger. Is the SM-G965F/DS model designed only for international ...

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