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Questions tagged [lineageos]

For questions and issues on the usage and installation of LineageOS.

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How do I remove a duplicate entry under “Open with”?

If I open a web link from GMail, first it opens within GMail itself. There is then the menu option in GMail to "Open in Chrome". If more than one app is registered for this purpose, it becomes "Open ...
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Properly Unroot Lineage OS 16

As you all well may be aware, I don't mean 'all', but that is if you have ever been on Lineage OS and you have ever tried using an app that doesn't run on rooted phones, Lineage is kind of by default ...
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How high is the risk of bricking a phone by installing LineageOS or /e/?

I am going to buy a phone soon and I would rather buy an Android than an iPhone. However, I do not want to run any Google software on the phone, and I am planning on installing one of the custom ROMs ...
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Asus not able to charge or boot

I have a strange problem. My device is Asus Zenfone Max ZC500KL. I have a LineageOS (forgot the version but Android 7 or 8 I think) on it. The battery is drained and at 0%. And as soon as I plug it ...
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LineageOS multi language spell check

I'm running LineageOS on my Fairphone 2. I want to use German and English spell check, but only use the German keyboard layout. Is it possible to have multiple languages for spell check with using ...
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Does “find my device” work with OpenGApps?

According to instructions posted here, I am already set up and good, but android.com/find shows I have NO devices set up. I am using Lineage OS (8.1) on an Xperia SP with openGApps installed (I don'...
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Cannot decrypt partition with TWRP

I have a S9 with LineageOS on it and I cannot mount the data using TWRP. I had MobileIron on it but uninstalled that as it started crashing. I'm not sure if the two are related or if there is ...
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How can I stop my apps from updating automatically (Google Play Store settings do not work for all apps)?

I have set Auto-update apps to "Don't auto-update apps" in Google Play Store. That works for the majority of apps (except the Play Store itself). However, according to my security software (Avast), ...
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Hidden WiFi not detected by phone but works when SSID is broadcasted

I noticed my phone couldn't connect to a hidden WiFi network but as soon as I broadcast the SSID of that hidden network, it suddenly connects and works. Any possible remedy on this?
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Replace custom ROM system app with stock variant

I am running Resurrection Remix Oreo (8.1) on my Samsung Galaxy S7 (herolte). This has been my preferred custom ROM for years now. However, I have an annoying problem: the SIM toolkit[*] application ...
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TWRP: adb devices works in recovery but fails in sideload mode

I want to install a custom rom (LineageOS with microG) on My Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. I followed every steps detailed in the tutorial (enable debugging, unlock bootloader, run fastboot, flash TWRP, ...
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Which part of Android directories contains so-called proprietary blobs?

When building AOSP (Android Open Source Project) or LineageOS, there is a tool named breakfast. It downloads proprietary blobs and integrates them to the source tree. I have read this article, does ...
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Calls and media using both earpiece and loudspeaker

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge (SM925F) running android 9.0 (Lineage OS 16) Pie. For some odd reason, both calls and media (such as YouTube videos) use both the earpiece and the loudspeaker at the same time. ...
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Install TWRP/Lineage on Huawei 10 Mate Lite (RNE-L21) Oreo

I'm trying to install TWRP to be able to get LineageOS running. But I'm stuck at the very first step: $ adb reboot bootloader $ fastboot flash recovery twrp8.img target reported max download size ...
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How to fix SELinux “avc: denied” errors when launching DNSCrypt as init.d script?

I've installed an unofficial lineage OS 14.1 ROM on my phone and i want to have dnscrypt used on boot by default. There is what i have done: Download arm binaries from: https://github.com/jedisct1/...
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How to enable/disable lock screen from shell script when a special wifi SSID is present?

My Java skills are low, but I'm mastering shell. Is use LineageOS 14.1 (forked from cyanogenmod). I would like to create a shell script on a rooted devive to enable/disable lockscreen (PIN). I ...
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Family Link not available on OnePlus One?

My son is using an old OnePlus One, and I wanted to install Google's family link on it. The browser finds it but the play store doesn't, and when I click it in the browser (and go into the play store) ...
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Nexus 5X: bootloop after restoring NANDroid backup via TWRP

I was using LG Nexus 5X with Lineage OS 14.1 for a long time. I wanted to switch to stock Oreo ROM to see how it is. I made a backup of the following items (Lineage OS 14.1) using TWRP: Boot System ...
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Unable to Send or Receive MMS on LineageOS on T-Mobile S6

NexusOS 9.0 (LineageOS for Galaxy S6 T-Mobile) MMS sending hangs Messenger MMS receiving downloads forever
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Is it possible to get LineageOS working on Samsung Galaxy S6 T-Mobile USA (zerofltetmo, SM-G920)?

LineageOS offers an official International Samsung Galaxy S6 build, which does NOT install on the T-Mobile USA S6, but there's an unofficial T-Mobile USA build that does, but after installing it just ...
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ADB no device Nexus 5

On my Nexus 5 (LineageOS 15.1 / Android 8.1) i can't see my device when typing "adb devices" (manjaro with Android SDK 3.2.1). What I tried: root access: "ADB only" android debugging: "on" revoked ...
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How to AutoRotate in LineageOS With ADB?

I am using LOS 14.1 unofficial (by dl12345 user from XDA) in my N910C. AutoRotate doesn't work and i found a solution which is working partly. What does mean partly? I added these to my build.prob ...
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LineageOS update caused permission erros for GApps

I recently made an update of LineageOS for my LG G5 (LineageOS 14.1) as well as my Samsung Galaxy S5 (LineageOS 15.1). They both seem to have serious issues afterwards and I don't know what happened. ...
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Music starts playing when volume button pressed

I am using "Music" that comes with LineageOS 15.1, the app's full name shows up as org.lineageos.eleven. Occasionally, my phone starts playing music from my mp3s that I have stored on the phone. I ...
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Does Lineage OS 16 runs on Nokia 6.1?

I am looking to find if the Nokia 6.1 is able to run Lineage OS 16. I didnt find a Nokia section in the official list of supported device. I looked online and find this list from thedroidguru (same ...
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Android Oreo Install Apps from Unknown Sources on Google-free LOS device

I installed LineageOS on my phone without any google related stuff like gapps. So my device is Google-free so to say. The problem I have is: I want to install apps, not from the Play Store, so these ...
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Does installing GApps save space compared to PlayStore install?

I am about to clean-install a Lineage ROM on my Android and I want to maximize the internal storage space left for the apps I want. What I understand so far is: The GApps package will reside in the /...
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File system error when writing

I recently encountered a problem using Threema on LineageOS 15.1: I noticed that whenever I want to download a picture posted by someone else in a conversation, I get the message "Could not download ...
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google feed (former google now) on pixel launcher

I've been using the "google now news feed" basically since it was released. It was native in the (now dead) Google Now Launcher, I managed to make it work in trebuchet launcher (which I was using ...
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List apps on SD card

I'm running LineageOS 14 (Android 7) and my SD card was formatted as adoptable storage. I want to revert it to portable storage, without loosing apps, so I need to move those apps back to internal ...
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Controlling Android phone with Seven Square under Ubuntu 18.10 does not work

I would like to remotely control my Android device (a Motorola Moto G5 running LineageOS 15.1) with my Ubuntu 18.10 laptop. So, I watched this tutorial and got this result instead of this. Not only ...
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Install Lineage OS on Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, heimdall problems

I'm trying to install Lineage OS onto my Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, following the instructions on https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/jfltexx/install I've successfully installed Lineage to an S4 before,...
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Motorola Moto G5 crashes when trying to use WhatsApp’s web app and won’t reboot anymore (LineageOS/ViperOS)

First, I tried to install LineageOS on my Motorola Moto G5 which worked perfectly fine – until I installed WhatsApp and tried to open its web application. Therefore, one has to scan a QR-code. But ...
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Does LineageOS disable the Android Easter Eggs?

I'm currently running LinageOS 14.1 (Android 7.1), I found a task in Magisk named com.android.egg. It's described as being "Android Easter Egg". Researching it, I found out how to trigger it here, ...
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Does LineageOS provide “Zip Signature Verification”

TWRP provides an option on boot for "Zip signature verification". Is that option part of Android ROM packaging and would LineageOS support it? For me, that option does Checking for Digest file... ...
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Can not re-sign Android system app without app crashing (using LineageOS)

I have re-signed all system apps of LineageOS with my own key and have replaced them all before the first boot. LineageOS boots normally but then all re-signed system apps crash with an error like: ...
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Boot loop, random crashes, flashing won't help [Galaxy S4 VE GT-I9515]

I'm in dire straits. I have been using an unofficial LineageOS port for almost 2 years. I was going to give the phone away to my buddy as a Christmas gift, he only has an S3 mini with a shattered ...
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How to fix phone booting only into fastboot mode after flashing a custom ROM?

I have a Wileyfox Swift and I have tried to install lineageos 15.1 by following the tutorial that can be found on the lineageos website. I have successfully installed adb, twrp and used it to install ...
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Why do write attempts to /system/priv-app cause /system to switch to read-only?

I'm trying to write files to the /system/priv-app directory. I boot into recovery (TWRP) and run adb shell. ~ # mount /system ~ # mount rootfs on / type rootfs (rw,seclabel) ... /dev/block/mmcblkXXXX ...
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Unlock with fingerprint instead of PIN after Device reboot or Device Locked by admin

Android has a security feature that requires the user to input PIN/Pattern/Password if the device was locked by an app using the Device Administrator permission or when the device is restarted. ...
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Advice to recover a bootlooped One plus One

Tldr: I now have a phone that works when it is plugged in but continuously reboots when it is not, shows the Oneplus logo and then reboots again. I am able to boot into TWRP or fastboot. I tried a ...
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Open Engineer Mode and run other hidden codes on Moto G 3rd generation device?

I'm running LineageOS ROM on my Moto G 3rd generation smartphone and recently I wanted to run some hidden codes of Android like *#06# for IMEI and so on. However, none of this ones works correctly on ...
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Can a TWRP Wipe Delete SD Card Data That I've Explicitly Excluded?

I've got several years of experience rooting, flashing, and even recovering Android phones from severe hangups, but today I'm befuddled as to why I seem to have lost all of my data on the external SD ...
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What do I need to do, to let email be stored in this folder?

I asked Aquamail to save attachments on my SD card, but it had permissions issues. The info on the folder is below. Aquamail error message: Folder info/permissions in FX: I understand that ideally, ...
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Cannot flash twrp-3.2.3-0-cedric.img (Motorola Moto G5) (“Image not signed or corrupt”)

I have followed all the steps of this guy but flashing twrp-3.2.3-0-cedric.img failed. When I open my Ubuntu console and type fastboot flash recovery /home/username/folder/twrp-3.2.3-0-cedric.img, it ...
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Open gapps crashing, no GSF id available on LineageOS 15.1

I just installed LineageOS 15.1 on my Galaxy Note 4 (SM910F) via TWRP, everything worked out nicely. Now I wanted to add the Gapps to the system in order to use the playstore. I downloaded the zip ...
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Backup not listed to restore from on new Android device

I have 3 android devices synced to the same Google account: OnePlus One running Lineage OS 15.1 (up to date, not currently rooted) NVidia SHIELD Tablet K1 OnePlus 3T - new, in factory reset state I ...
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SD card write permission issues after restoring from backup to an identical phone model

I've been using LineageOS 14.1 on a rooted unlocked Samsung S7 (G930F) for a long time. My phone started dying, so I rebooted to TWRP and managed to take a full backup to the SD card before it died. ...
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bind mount / symlink - keep destination “tree” on removal of source?

I'm trying to accomplish something fairly odd, so bear with me. I've added an external SD card to my old Droid Mini (basically just for an experiment to see whether or not I could expand the storage ...
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What kind of encryption is required for LineageOS on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (whyred) to boot?

Having my Redmi Note 5 stuck at the LineageOS logo, I tried different ROMs like Resurrection Remix OS. They work well. After some reserach, I found a hint to some kind of encryption in the LineageOS ...