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How to disable a broken system service in Android 11

tl;dr: the fps_hal init service on my phone is constantly restarting, and since I don't use the fingerprint sensor I want to disable it. Background: Trying to debug my own app on LineageOS 18.1 (...
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E3004: This package is for device: gprimeltexx,fortunafz,grandprimelte,grandprimeltexx; this device is

I am trying to flash LineageOS 18.1 GO custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. The model is gprimeltexx, and TWRP works. When I try to flash the ROM, it gives me this error: E3004: This package ...
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Restore deleted Calendar Storage app

The Calendar Storage app is missing and it's preventing me from using the stock calendar app or any custom calendar app. I've tried re-installing the stock calendar from apkmirror.com, but it ...
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Unable to flash GApps zip after lineage OS 18.1 ROM

I have flashed a lineage OS 18.1 custom ROM on my Samsung A30 device. I am able to boot into the system successfully. However, I am facing issues while flashing Open Gapps. I have followed below steps:...
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When I try to flash TWRP and Lineageos it get's stuck on "waiting for devices" despite being recognized when I type "adb devices" [duplicate]

I have a Samsung s10e and currently my bootloader is unlocked and usb debugging is enabled. My phone was factory reset but I set it up again. My device is recognized when i type in adb devices but not ...
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How is "rooted debugging" allowed on a non-rooted phone?

I just installed Lineage 18.1 (Android 11) on an old phone. Per the Lineage website, "Lineage is not rooted by default." However, I am surprised to see the option "rooted debugging"...
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64 bit ROM on arm-v7

I'm not finding a stable Lineage armeabi-v7 ROM for my Moto G6. All I found was a 64 bit Lineage ROM meant for another codename (my phone's codename is "Ali". The 64 bits phone seems to be &...
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How to edit in directories like /system or /vendor?

I'm using LG V20 LOS 18.1. And trying to replace gps.conf from /vendor/etc folder to fix my gps using Root Explorer. I tried to set selinux mode to permissive as I remember worked for me earlier on ...
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Missing signal icon on lineage os

I've just installed Signal from an APK package downloaded from here on a LineageOS smartphone. I performed the installation from a Linux laptop using adb: $ adb install Signal-Android-website-prod-...
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Building Lineage os : Device manifest and framework compatibility matrix are incompatible [closed]

I am trying to build Lineage OS for the A52 4G, I'm at the building step, and then the compiler exits because "Device manifest and framework compatibility matrix are incompatible". Kernel ...
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How to install microg after LineageOS 18 upgrade

I understand the title sounds very basic. But I could not think of a way to describe my question in a short title. My question sort of comes in two parts. 1. Do I actually need to install microg and 2....
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How should I partition my android device? Should I use gpt or msdos?

so I got myself into a really bad situation and I need to re-partition my device. I already pushed parted and mkfs to /sbin (following this guide) and made them executable with chmod 777, i just need ...
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Installed magisk after LineageOS upgrade and now wifi doesn't work

I have a OnePlus 7 Pro. I had LineageOS 17 (Android 10) with microG, magisk, and vanced on it running just fine for almost a year. I upgraded the Android version to 11 first (which LineageOS ...
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assert failed: asus.verify_modem

Following the procedure for LineageOS installation after rebooting on recovery and using: adb sideload lineage-18.1-20220228-nightly-X01BD-signed.zip I get: --Wiping data... Formatting /data... ...
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Security concern: Can "multiple user" feature protect my sensitive data from apps that I don't trust? [duplicate]

I'm using lineageos18.1 and for some reason I need to install an app that I don't trust. It requires some critical permission to run normally such as: All files access Install unknown apps Get ...
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How to update Android version of old phone

I have an old tablet(Lenovo Phab 2) with Android 6. I need to upgrade the Android version to 7 or heigher to run some special app for my business. I checked TWRP and Lineage OS. There were some ...
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Possible to restore SeedVault backup to different ROM?

When iOS support ends for my iPhone, I would like to replace it with a Pixel phone and go with GrapheneOS. But I am wondering: (How) can I transfer my contacts, photos etc.? (without proprietary cloud ...
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Samsung SmartThings on LineageOS getting "Galaxy SmartTag is only supported on Galaxy devices running Android 8.0 or higher"

I'm trying to add a Samsung Galaxy SmartTag to my install of Samsung SmartThings on LinageOS 10 but I'm getting Can't add this device "Galaxy SmartTag is only supported on Galaxy devices running ...
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Motorola Photon Q AT&T HD Voice support?

I have a Motorola Photon Q unlocked and running lineage. It's a 4G LTE phone and yet I'm told that it won't work after the February 22nd 3G sunset because it "doesn't support AT&T HD Voice&...
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Retrieving messages from phone where cannot see screen

I damaged my old phone. The screen is almost completely shattered to the point I cannot see or touch it. Everything else works fine. I have a USB otg cable and can use a keyboard to type in my PIN. Is ...
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Cannot communicate to Google servers when using Gapps on LineageOS 16 for Moto Z Play

I have Motorola Moto Z Play (Addison) on Android 8.0 Oreo. I installed LineageOS 16. It turns out that when I install any Gapps > ARM > Pico, Stock, etc. I can't log in to the Play Store, Gmail, ...
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Can I retrieve files from old phone that screen is damaged?

My old rooted phone has a smashed screen but can still turn on. It's not worth the cost to repair it. I can get to the lock screen but can't enter the lock due to the damaged screen. As such, it doesn'...
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LineageOS 18 -> USB storage is not being attached

I am using Raspberry Pi with installed LineageOS 18 and basically all works well. The only issue I do have is that when I put an USB stick (storage) it is not visible in the GUI. I tried several USB ...
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adb sideload stuck at 36%

I am struggling to flash lineage-14.1-20181216-nightly-i9100-signed.zip , on a old S2 the installation gets stuck both with adb sideload and manual 'install' on TWRP, with message on phone logs ...
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What is the GUID code used for the data partition?

I've been trying to partition my Phone to increase the system partition size. The partitions are too far apart to be able to easily. I had accidentally deleted the data partition and I am now unable ...
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Signature verification failed / unauthorized device for adb sideload to replace Lineage with Android

I have a Pixel XL with Lineage on it. I want to replace it with Android. I downloaded QP1A.191005.007.A3 from https://developers.google.com/android/images#marlin On my Pixel with Lineage, I went to ...
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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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How to install LineageOS on the Fairphone 3+

This is my third attempt to install LineageOS (I've tried already with two other apparently supported devices, to no avail). I'm close to giving up. So I'll try to be as clear as possible. I'm very ...
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How to fix LineageOS 18.1 bootloop on Sony Xperia XZ3?

I installed LineageOS 18.1 following official guide and also installed MindTheGapps. Now I am stuck in infinite loop of booting: LineageOS logo flashes for few seconds and phone reboots same thing ...
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Why is my phone missing "product" partition contained in lineageos distribution?

I have a OnePlus 7T, and am trying to install lineageos on it. The adb sideload method failed, and a forum comment led me to look into doing a manual installation using fastboot as described in https:/...
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When is the Final vbmeta Image Generated in a Signed Build?

BACKGROUND I am attempting to generate my own signed builds of LineageOS 18.1 and am having trouble with the final signed OTA. Specifically, the vendor partition is failing during AVB verification ...
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Why can’t I install/update an app from Play Store?

I use a Samsung S5 Neo, yes quite an old phone, but it works. Recently an app called „EBay Kleinanzeigen“ stopped working, so I wanted to update from the Play Store, which was not possible because it ...
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How to run .sh script (iptables commands) on start up

I am using LineageOS 18.1 When I was on LOS 16, I used to edit the file /system/etc/init.d/00banner and put my iptables commands there, e.g.: #!/system/bin/sh sh -c 'iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --uid-...
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What is Dynamic system update

Is seamless update(a/b partition) same as dynamic system update Or Can I use DSU in A only devices & how do I know if my device supports dsu updates. I have lineageos 18.1
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How to find the long device model name in LineageOS/Android 10?

If I search for "how to find model name on Android", I get a bunch of results like: https://www.sony.co.in/electronics/support/articles/SX368101 Use the model name from Settings Open your ...
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Mount ext4 formatted sdcard on Lineage 18.1

I currently have Lineage 18.1 (20211007-microG-pioneer) loaded on a phone with Magisk 23. I have tried inserting an sdcard that has an /dev/sda1 partition formatted with ext4. In the past I've used ...
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I need help unlocking my bootloader on my galaxy note 9 sm-n960u using kali linux 2021.4

I need help unlocking my bootloader on my galaxy note 9 sm-n960u using kali linux 2021.4 iv'e tried window and android to unlock bootloader so that's why i am asking with help doing it with linux it ...
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rooted lineageos: mount /sdcard as ext4 with support for ownership/permissions bits [duplicate]

It seems the partition corresponding to /sdcard is formatted as a FAT variant in android. As a result, it does not support ownership/permissions: /sdcard/Signal $ ls -lrth total 116M -rw-rw---- 1 root ...
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How to fix an incorrect resolution setting without ADB

I'm running Android TV on Lineage OS, on a Raspberry Pi 4. After changing the resolution setting, the connected display (a TV) no longer displays anything but the message "Video Format not ...
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How to choose which gallery app is opened by OpenCamera?

I am using lineage_a3y17lte-userdebug 10 QQ3A, which is LineageOS 17.1 (Android 10), and I've had a problem with taking photos that are automatically saved to external SD-card. That ended up being ...
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How to diagnose wi-fi on Android?

I'm an Android enthusiast, as most of you, and I installed Lineage OS on my Oneplus 6 two months ago. Everything works fine but not Wi-Fi that randomly disconnects from my router. In the end of the ...
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Pixel 2: no Play store after lineageOS and gapps installation

I installed Lineage 18 on a Pixel 2 without issues. I followed the official guide (https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/walleye/install). The problem is that there is no Play store after the first boot. ...
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How to unlock the bootloader of Samsung galaxy grand 2?

I searched the whole internet and couldn't find any guide for unlocking the bootloader of this specific model. my main goal is to install Lineage OS but the instructions on the page don't seem to be ...
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Why is there not a utility which builds lineage OS for different devices? [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu on different old computer hardware of mine, and it's wonderful how easy it is to install and how portable it is between different devices. I have an 8-year old Samsung Android ...
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Is it proper to format /data and /cache before running the LineageOS copy_partitions_script?

I've recently flashed LineageOS to my OnePlus6T by following the official guide on the Lineage website, I'm now writing a script I can run on my desktop which will perform the same procedure on a ...
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LineageOS Recovery command line interface?

Is there an adb shell command line interface for LineageOS recovery? Alternatively, which adb commands will work when booted into lineage recovery? I want to factory reset my device as part of an ...
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LineageOS 18 on old Google Nexus 7 2013 WiFi FHD (flo / flox): sensors not working

I've recently installed the latest LineageOS 18 on my old Google Nexus 7 FHD (flo) from 2013. I had to repartition it while installing a new OS, as per the instructions. It seems it all went fine, ...
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What are the differences between the single partition and the A/B partition scheme?

I recently flashed LineageOS 18.1 to a OnePlus6T by following the official guide. It was successfull, but there are a couple of steps which I don't fully understand. The OP6T uses the A/B partition ...
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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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