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Blocked SIM card and getting asked for PUK on Lineage OS 17.1

I installed Lineage OS 17.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Everything worked just fine until I put in my SIM card. The first thing which happened after booting was getting directly asked for the PUK code ...
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How to debug the kernel if the device only boot to fastboot [closed]

I am tring to compile the kernel source provided by the manufacture of my phone(OPPO PCCM00 precisely). Since it's not "well-opensourced", I changed quite a lot to make sure the kernel would ...
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ADB server version (40) doesn't match this client (41) {Not using Genymotion}

Disclaimer: this is not a duplicate to this SO question as the source of the question is different and the answers don't apply.* I hope, it is correctly placed in AE and that the note about not using ...
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How to extend screen on a secondary monitor in Android-x86?

I'm looking for a way to get two separate (i.e. "Extended" or split) display outputs on my Android x86 setup. It appears that I need to modify the content of /grub/menu.lst file, but every ...
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How to decrypt Shelter/work profile without access to the app and no credentials?

I am referring to the topic How to decrypt Island / Work profile and Parallel Apps user in TWRP? After installing a work profile (via Shelter) I wanted to install a backup of my LineageOS 17.1 via ...
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Google Services Framework keeps stopping

I installed LineageOS on my S7 Edge and after I started it, it keeps saying "com.android.phone has stopped" after I removed my SIM-Card it said "Google Services Framework keeps stopping" and it goes ...
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Plug Android smartpone into PC without loading | LineageOS

I am using my main smartphone for developing Android apps and doing research. I set everything up and searched for a specific option under USB Preferences, when connected to my computer. As I don't ...
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Rugged/tough phones that support LineageOS? [closed]

Do you guy know tough smartphones for industrial and construction workers that support LineageOS?
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Want to change country in Google Play store

This is not duplicate of other questions. I've been struggling with this issue for last 3 weeks and have contacted Google over chat, forums and other avenues too without any luck. I moved from USA to ...
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Laggy Android. I install above 100 apps at LineageOS. How to make Inteface more responsive?

I have phone with 128GB, 6GB RAM, Quad-core, but after install over 100 apps it became laggy. Especially I would like to improve speed of user interface. Phone is rooted, unlocked and encrypted. I use ...
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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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How to move Apps to the adoptable sd-card storage on LineageOS 17.1 (Samsung Galaxy S5 klte)?

Hi since I updated to LineageOs 17.1 I am having storage problems, because the management of the adoptable storage does not work as expected. The problem: LineageOs migrates constantly data from the ...
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External SD Card Mounted, Permissions granted, but still Inaccessible on LineageOS

I know there's a ton of external SD card questions, but my case doesn't seem to line up with any of them, sorry if this has been asked before and I just couldn't find it. I'm running LineageOS 14.1 on ...
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Missing “Manage root accesses” under developer options in LineageOS 16

My phone is Mi 5s Plus 6GB/128GB. After a clean installation (flashed MIUI 9.6.27 first) of official LineageOS 16.0 Sep 19, 2019 I can't find "Manage root accesses" under developer options. After ...
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Is erasing the `misc` partition a solution to automatic/unnecessary boot into TWRP after having installed LineageOS 15?

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I'm unable to find a good answer that I can understand, so bear with me: I've recently installed TWRP & LineageOS 15 on my Moto G5 (cedric), ...
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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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Password-protected APK installation?

I am seeking ways to disable installing apps with APK, i.e. make the setting "Allow apps from unknown sources" password-protected or disable completely for user. Is there a way? Maybe it's ...
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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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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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“Failed to load kernel” after flashing LineageOS 17.1 on Moto G6

I purchased a new Motorola Moto G6 with the intention to try out using LineageOS instead of the stock rom. Here's everything that used to appear in the About section of the Settings. Keep in mind 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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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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How to add devices to the LineageOS github repo?

My phone isn't currently supported by lineage, and many other phones that either my friends or I have. So I would like to know, how to add a new device tree and kernel for any self-builder to use out ...
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TWRP: vendor partition is not existed

I try to flash LineageOS on a OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger). I installed TWRP 3.3.0-0 from here. I repeatedly wiped the partitions. What I cannot manage is to adb sideload LineageOS 16.0. I get this ...
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Android 10 based LineageOS not rendering Indic languages

I have tried going through many reference links for my below issue, but all of them are at least the pre-Marshmallow age so couldn't find a proper solution. I have a Redmi 2 Prime mobile (2014 model) ...
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LineageOS - is it possible to install and run apps without using Gapps or MicroG?

I am trying to work out whether it would be possible to use a custom rom such as LineageOS without flashing Gapps rather than using the LineageOS+MicroG as an option. The basic requirement is to be ...
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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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Updating to LineageOS 17.1, replacing su with Magisk

Up to 16.1, LineageOS provided su as an add-on, in the shape of an extra zip file which could be installed along with the OS itself using a recovery image such as TWRP. However, with 17.1 they have ...
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In Galaxy S7, cannot disable Samsung Reactivation Lock

Summary I'm trying to install a custom build of LineageOS following the instructions here. I was attempting to load a recovery image using heimdall when I'm told 'Recovery Check failed'. It turns out ...
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“Could not do normal boot invalid kernel length”

My G935F shows “Could not do normal boot invalid kernel length” when attempting to boot into TWRP or turn on the device normally. The only thing I can access is ODIN. This happened after attempting to ...
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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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External SD card error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: No suitable external storage

I have a Motorola Moto E LTE 2015 (XT1524) (surnia) and a Lexar micro SDHC card 1000x 32Gb. I followed this how-to install-link2sd-apps2sd-marshmallow, to put my apps on the SD card. I split my SD ...
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Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Every time I copy and paste text on my android phone white spaces are removed, i.e.: Copy: this is a test Paste: thisisatest The behaviour is the same no matter which app I copy/paste text from/...
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What are the good practices of backing up of ROM's using TWRP if I change ROM's often

I want to check and play with different ROM's at my mobile phone. My phone is unlocked and rooted. Here is scenario: I installed LineageOS 17.1(microG) and made backup using TWRP. I check all options ...
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LineageOS encryption not working dispite being told it is

I used to use cyanogenmod 13 on my nexus 5, i had the encryption enabled and it would ask me for my passcode at boot and i could not access any data from anything until i did this. I've now updated ...
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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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Flashing GApps from Recovery, getting Error Code: 20

When I try to flash GApps right after flashing LineageOS with TWRP I get, Updater process ended with ERROR: 20 Error installing zip file '/sdcard/open_gapps-arm64-10.0-micro-20201114.zip What is the ...
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How can I tell whether I am booted into the A or B partition?

Android can install to an A or a B partition. This seems to be a default these days. How can I tell which one I am booted into using adb? I am using LineageOS 17.1.
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How can I change the partition (slot) that LineageOS Recovery targets?

If I boot into LinageOS Recovery, how can I tell what slot to target when I use adb sideload?
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Is Lineage OS 13.0 worth using for me?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core gt-i8262. I have trouble working with some apps like my keyboard and Telegram which are really annoying. I found on this site that I can download an operating system ...
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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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Is there any way to check if 4G/LTE is broken in LineageOS (FP2)?

Situation I have a Fairphone 2. I recently installed Lineage OS 17.1 I have a UK phone provider. I am in Germany for the next few weeks. I am not able to connect to German networks with 4G (that ...
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Is it possible to migrate an SD card formatted as adopted storage to a new phone without reformatting?

My phone (Moto X Pure 2015, a.k.a. Clark) hates me. It's a refurb that I doubt was properly fixed, which was a replacement for my last one that had a bad USB port, but the issues didn't start until ...
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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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Access encrypted /data Partition over ADB and recovery (TWRP, LineageOS 16, Redmi Note 4)

I have a Redmi Note 4 (mido) Android phone with a broken screen: the screen lights up, but otherwise it stays entirely "black". I already replaced the screen, but with no luck - the cause of the error ...
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How to restore TWRP backup when in boot loop?

Problem My phone is stuck in boot loop after suffering water damage. It only reaches the boot loop when I'm charging, otherwise it does not react at all. Edit: I took the battery out and let it and ...
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Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 - GAPPS error(s) - LineageOS

I am getting error(s) while trying to install GAPPS on my Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). Have installed LineageOS (17.1 - Android 10) successfully, but when I am trying to install GAPPS I get two errors so ...
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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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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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Oneplus3 lineage os - Switch on without power button

I have an OnePlus3 with lineageOS installed in it. My problem is that Power button doesnt work and my mobile is switched off. whenever I plug in my charger, I get the recovery options menu on pressing ...

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