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How Do You Run a Custom ROM on an Unsupported Device?

I have two different phones with a similar type of processor (same brand) but a different amount of RAM. I have a custom ROM I want to install, but unsure if it will work on the one with a smaller ...
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Remove the white gradient from the status bar in LineageOS 16

With a black wallpaper as shown below, there is a slight white gradient behind the status bar. Coming from MIUI, this completely ruins the seamless look of this wallpaper on an OLED display, and makes ...
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Apps don't ask for root permission

I rooted my Lineage OS 14.1 but none of my apps ask for root permissions. I followed the instructions of this link and the root access option in my phone is "apps and adb". Do I miss something? I ...
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Accidentally rebooted OnePlus 6 with no OS installed, how to get back to TWRP?

In the process of installing LineageOS on my OnePlus 6 A6003, I accidentally pressed "reboot to system" when there was no OS installed. How can I get back to TWRP? I've tried holding Power+Vol Down ...
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Installing rom zip through TWRP replaces recovery instead of intalling os

I formatted my Oneplus 6t and was able to install TWRP, but when I install the zip for LineageOS, instead of installing it as the OS, it just replaces the TWRP recovery with a Lineage one, and I am ...
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LineageOS update files not present in /data/lineageos_updates since 27th April 2018

Since the update from 20th April 2018, I can't find the LineageOS update in the current path which is /data/lineageos_updates . When I download the latest update (27th April 2018) and reboot in TWRP, ...
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OS-independent app loading problem

My phone has an odd problem, and I don't know where to start in diagnosing it. Several apps started having problems opening, taking a very long time (sometimes several minutes) to open; sometimes they ...
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Changing Mac Address on Mi A1 running LineageOS - where to look to fix problem?

I have a rooted Mi A1, and upgraded to the latest LineageOS daily build (Pie). Most things work OK, however I can no longer change the MAC address of my device (which worked on stock). I'm trying to ...
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How safe is it to build and flash LineageOS myself?

I was planning to flash LineageOS on my Asus Zenfone 2 Laser, but I recently found out it is no longer supported on my phone. However, this guide explains how to build then flash the ROM on my device (...
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TWRP Updated version for SM-G530T1?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530T1) and I would like to install a version of LineageOS onto it. This is the first time I have ever attempted something like this. I did manage to install ...
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Lineage OS 16, Nandroid Backup Not Working [duplicate]

I am currently running the April 29th build of LineageOS for MicroG 16.0 on my OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger). I tried to update the device using the built in Updater, but the device just rebooted into TWRP ...
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How to enable Do Not Disturb for 1 SIM only in a Dual SIM phone?

I have a rooted OnePlus 2 running LineageOS 14 latest. How can I enable the Do Not Disturb feature for just my personal SIM card, without also enabling it for my work SIM card? Specifically, I'd like ...
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Change the splash screen on moto e4 plus owens

I was rooting my device and I screwed it up but I got twrp to runs and I installed Lineage OS. But after I restarted my device, there is a tiny n/a in the corner until the Lineage's logo appears. I ...
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LineageOS: Phone and Contacs crash

I've switched from Cyanogenmod to LineageOS using the experimental build and then flashing a nightly build afterwards. This worked great except for the fact that the phone and contacts app kept on ...
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Install Lineage on P3110 with Replicant

I installed Replicant on my P3110 only to discover the wifi is not supported. So now I want to install Lineage instead. Apparently Lineage is no longer officially support by Lineage, but I have been ...
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lineageOS: cannot use internal SD after factory reset: “Failed to find root” (peregrine)

I have a Moto G 4G (LTE) peregrine which worked fine with the latest LineageOS 14.1. + twrp-3.1.1-0. Then i made a factory reset because i wanted to gift it to my mother. After that, no app could ...
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Phone reboots constantly, logcat says “installd: Device /data has 760963072 free; requested 1048576000; needed 287612928”

As per title, my phone is rebooting itself constantly, and logcat is showing up the following error immediately before reboot: installd: Device /data has 760963072 free; requested 1048576000; needed ...
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Hangouts is using obscene amounts of background data

248 Mb this last week of background data compared to 41 Mb foreground. Last month was 400/100. How do I go about seeing what's the cause? I don't send/receive many pictures, when I do it's usually a ...
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can't connect to wifi using lineage os LG g3s (jagnm)

i recently updated lineage os to 14.1-20171206 on my LG g3s (jagnm) and there are several issues: 1) can't connect to wifi. Apparently it's because wifi mac address got switched to all zeroes (00:00:...
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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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Can't boot into recovery mode after flashing TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S5

Problem I can not boot my Samsung Galaxy S5 into recovery mode after flashing TWRP. Background I am trying to install LineageOS on my Samsung Galaxy S5. What I tried I followed the install ...
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How to change the browser of a web-shortcut?

An incompatibility between F-Droid's current version of IceCat and Android 8, makes it that I can't Add to home screen from IceCat (well, I can, but it doesn't do anything other than jump back to ...
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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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What is inside the “other” category in the storage settings and how can I delete these large files eating my storage space?

I know this question has been asked before, but I cannot find a clear answer. I just recently flashed lineage is 14 on my Samsung galaxy S4. I used TWRP to wipe the internal storage with eh wipe ...
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Guest account on LineageOS 14.1

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100) smartphone with LineageOS 14.1 (2017-02-22 nightly) which is based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). I'd like to enable the guest account feature, but I can't find ...
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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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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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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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Xiaomi TWRP error 255 flashing lineage

Hey guys i recently bought an Xiaomi Mi A1. The OS needs 8GB plus much goggle on it (I hate google) so I decided to flash a custom rom. I figured some how out how to boot and afterwards flash the TWRP ...
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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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TWRP unable to wipe or format `Failed to mount '/system' (Device or resource busy)`

I'm trying to install LineageOS and then GAPPS on my Pixel XL from TWRP recovery. I'll try to Advance Wipe the /systems directory and Format Data, but I continue to get multiple errors: Failed to ...
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LineageOS fail to update

I've a wileyfox swift (crackling) and I've installed LineageOS 14.1-20170213-NIGHTLY-cracking + GApps through TWRP 3.0.3. The problem is that when I try to update it through the UI or manually (...
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what in xposed caused this bootloop and how to prevent it from happening again?

My android phone is stuck in a boot loop. To troubleshoot it I was able to boot into TWPR and use adb pull /sys/fs/pstore/console-ramoops to get some boot logs (is that even the right file?). When ...
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Phone stuck on boot screen after root and recovery - HTC One M8

Need help with rooting and installing LineageOS. Have done this before on Nexus 5, but today something went wrong with HTC M8 and now it's stuck on boot screen I can get into bootloader using Power ...
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Looking for an interface for numerous video files

I'm using VLC on LineageOS, to browse and play files (audio or video) in folders that can have hundreds of items. The LineageOS native file manager doesn't let me play some files (notably, Opus), ...
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Bluetooth audiocontrolling doesn't work

When connecting my Samsung Galaxy S7 to bluetooth-devices (cars, bluetooth-loudspeakers etc.) the music is normally played but the devices' control units do not work. It is not possible to control the ...
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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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Installing LineageOS OTA update from the recovery manually

I installed LineageOS on my OnePlus One, and today I got the latest nightly. The OTA update system downloaded the file, and I clicked install. However, it says Note: This feature requires a ...
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Problems installing Lineage on Moto G5 w TWRP

TWRP is fine. I have lineage-15.1-20180415-UNOFFICIAL-cedric.zip in the Downloads folder on the 'phone. On attempting to flash this, TWRP fails with: "Updater process ended with ERROR: 255". Advice ...
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Can I add a fingerprint without allowing it to unlock the phone?

Some of my more secure applications offer fingerprint unlocking. This would be convenient to use, and I don't foresee any security issues with someone using my fingerprint because I would have had to ...
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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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Default text-to-speech (TTS) engine in LineageOS 16.0?

I have recently updated my OnePlus One to LineageOS 16.0 and noticed that there does not seem to be any TTS provider included anymore. In previous versions (LineageOS 15), there used to be Pico TTS as ...
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How to debug boot loop?

I have a boot looping Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (also known as GT-i9195 or serranoltexx – this is not GT-i9195i or serranoveltexx). Current behavior: when the phone is off, pressing power button ...
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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 ...
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How can I enable last_kmsg?

I'm trying to diagnose a random reboot on LineageOS 14. last_kmsg is not in /proc, nor it is in /sys/fs/pstore/console-ramoops. EDIT: ~# mount | grep PSTORE ~# mkdir /mnt/pstore && mount ...
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Earbuds are too loud

My third party earbuds are too loud. On a computer, or in certain apps (like VLCs) it's not a big problem. But when in calls, they are way too loud. The volume slider is not granular, and the lowest ...
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Unable to modify file permissions.xml, get error Read-only file system

I have a rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900V, lineage_klte, ARMv7 Processor rev 1 (v71), Kernel: 3.4.113-lineageos #1 SMP, Oreo 8.1 that a friend asked me to modify. I need to modify the platform.xml file to ...
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Where to get old LineageOS ROMs?

I have a few old devices which I want to put on LineageOS. This time it's about a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini (GT-I9195, serranoltexx). But the official LineageOS website shows them as not supported ...
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Copy files from Nexus 5 Hammerhead via Recoverymode to a PC (Win 7)

i wanted to reuse my old Nexus 5 Hammerhead, but i forgot my android PIN. So i thought, just to reinstall a new Lineage OS. But i want to save my data before hand. I can see the data when i boot into ...
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I can't change my home app in lineageOS 14.1

I'm having problems with the home app in lineageOS. I usualy have the Nova Launcher Prime as home app in my phone but now I'm unable to use it because when I'm going to change doesn't appear a ...