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Link2sd can't mount 2nd partition on lineageos

I have installed lineage os on a Samsung Galaxy S5. I tried to bring Link2SD to work. I gave it root access via the root add-on in lineageos. Link2SD complains about not being able to mount the 2nd ...
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Restore all data to another rooted device (LineageOS)

Is it possible to export all phone data (phone settings, installed apps, app data...) and import it to another device (different model) in one shot? What I'm looking for is a way to "mirror" all data ...
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Where to suggest LineageOS feature requests?

The LineageOS bug reporting guidelines mention not to report feature request in the Jira issue tracker and wisely don't provide any information where to suggest them instead.
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Make call remotely from one phone through bluetooth using other phone?

I have two mobile phones: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9305 with SIM card Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 I would like to  connect them with Bluetooth,  start my phone calls from Samsung Galaxy Note 3 remotely ...
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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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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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Will apps exempted from background optimization be affected by low-battery triggered energy saving?

I disabled optimization for Whatsapp. I want to limit Whatsapp only if the battery is low. Does LineageOs 14 ignore the whitelist on low battery out of the box already? I'm wondering about this ...
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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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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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Stuck in LineageOS boot logo when installing on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 global

I booted TWRP 3.2.3-0 using fastboot, then followed #5 unlocking fastboot to install it permanently on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cause of the problematic anti-rollback from Xiaomi. Next, I installed the ...
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Does LineageOS + microG pass SafetyNet?

I've recently bought a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with the intention of installing the LineageOS + microG distribution. When reviewing and researching which apps I need to install, I realized that at least ...
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Problems installing Lineage OS 14.1 on Lenovo P2 (black screen/blue LED)

I have a Lenovo P2 (42a) with Android 6, which I tried switching to Lineage 14.1, as my carrier hasn't provided any security/OS updates since 2016. I have previously done this with my old Motorola ...
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How to lower the minimum volume? (Nougat 7.1.2 through LineageOS 14.1)

The minimum volume level available for alarm and ring settings is visually twice as much on the control in the settings as what is available for media and is just way too loud. I am not looking to ...
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Why does every adb command take several minutes?

I've run adb devices and adb push some-stuff /sdcard, and both commands take several minutes. Once adb push gets started though, it races through the file, so the throughput is fine. It just takes an ...
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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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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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RTT/TDD/TTY keyboard not showing in dialer app, for those of us with disabilities

There is an option to enable TTY in LineageOS 16, but it seems to do nothing. Phone -> menu -> Settings -> Accessibility -> TTY Mode -> TTY Full Full documentation of functionality for ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change status bar icon color Android 9 [Pie]

I have a rooted oneplus 3t phone running Android 9 on a Lineage OS that I wish to style after the Fallout game franchise. I have many details figured out, except that the status bar color only seems ...
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Disabling USB debugging by default

When I connect my LineageOS 16 (Android 9) device to my computer, USB debugging turns on by default. Even when locked. That doesn't seem safe, so I searched through my settings to change that. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Why my phone is sending some other phone number as my caller ID and for SMS?

I've been using LineageOS 14.1 on ZUK Z1 for quite a while now. One problem I am facing is, sometimes my phone sends text messages from some other number which I don't even know. This also happens to ...
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ADB permission failure since upgrading to LineageOS

I just upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S5 from Android 6 to LineageOS 15.1, and now ADB does not want to access my phone any more. All I get is: % adb shell error: insufficient permissions for device: ...
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How to greatly improve privacy against Google apps such as Play Services?

This is really a long and tiresome journey. So I hope you become my companion! Device info changed with build.prop and XPrivacy/Lua. Magisk/Xposed in Systemless mode. I am on my way to achieve ...
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Xiaomi Mi5s plus' display won't turn on after updating LOS

I encountered a very strange problem with my Mi5s plus (natrium). I was flashing the recent LOS 20180717 version, Open GApps Aroma and Magisk 16.0 via TWRP (in that order). That's my usual procedure ...
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Lineage OS — Phone still spying on me?

I switched from Android to Lineage OS, and I installed the most basic Gapps package possible, called 'pico', to get the bare minimum requirement for the Google Play store. I then manually disabled ...
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Where can I learn about LineageOS file hierarchy?

I would like to learn more about LineageOS. I am looking for information that describes data in /data/ folder. Especially I am interested in the purpose of the following folders: user_de, user, ...
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Unable to make calls after clean flash, mobile data working [LineageOS 14.1, Galaxy S7 SM-G930FD]

I just flashed the latest stable official Lineage ROM for S7 Duos (SM-G930FD), using the following process 1.Boot to TWRP recovery 2.Wipe everything except external SD (contains zips) 3. Add ...
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Use Laptop keyboard for Android device

I am running Ubuntu on my notebook and Lineage OS without PlayServices on my phone. Now I would like to use my Laptop keyboard as a remote keyboard for my phone, how could I achieve that? I guess, ...
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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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Get All Recent Windows For Specfic App

I am running Lineage OS Oreo and as an example the default browser opens all web browser windows as seperate processes/windows. There is no option to change this that I could find, but it actually ...
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Almost every game crashed on Lineage OS

I've one big problem on my phone. Almost every game crashes on start without any reason. Currently I have only one game which works - Farming simulator 18. Even my game exported from Unity3D isn't ...
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Combine Gapps and LineageOS into one file

So I like to flash my phone a lot with different roms, but every time I flash I have to bother keeping track of the actual files LineageOS, SU addon, Google Apps/Google Play Store & Google Voice ...
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No LTE on samsung s4 mini?

I am using a Samsung S4 Mini Model GT-l9195 with Lineage OS 14.1. I used the LTE Image to install LOS. But actually, I am not sure if my phone is able to use LTE. Because there was also a non-LTE ...
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How to register/invite a communication partner in Signal on LineageOS?

I used Signal once on CyanogenMod and it didn't make me think during the registration. Now that I want to recreate a secure communication with my previous communication partner on LineageOS (OS ...