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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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Build lineageOS for new devices [closed]

I am searching for lineageOS for Redmi 9 power device. Currently, no one developed LineageOS for this device. I am new to Android. I want to develop for it. but I didn't find any information on the ...
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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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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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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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