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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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“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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Google Pinyin Input (IME) keeps asking for Google account permission

Google Pinyin Input is an input method (IME) for Chinese. It keeps asking me for Google account permission. I deny it all the time, but it always comes back and asks again when I reboot (which is ...
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Lineageos + opengapps: remove gapps, dirty migration to lineageos-for-microg fails

I've got a motorola g4. Bootloader unlocked, twrp installed, lineageos installed, opengapps installed, non-rooted. Been using it for about a year. I want to try lineageos-for-microg: https://lineage....
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Restore apps from backup on Google Drive

I have a backup of my old phone I can see in my Google Drive app on my new phone. How do I backup/restore all the apps from this backup? From searching, it looks like this should have been an option ...
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LG G6 (H870) LineageOS 14.1 - Encryption not working

I have been waiting for official port of LineageOS to my LG G6 (H870). And yesterday I decided to install the newest version of LineageOS (14.1 20170912) on my G6. I downloaded unlock.bin from LG's ...
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How to remove unmarked icons from app drawer?

I have few icons at the bottom of my app drawer, that are unmarked. I don't know what apps they represent and look like an unfinished installation. They look like this: How can I get rid of them? ...
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After moving gatekeeper.pattern.key to unlock, Settings>Security keeps crashing

Context: I forgot my unlock pattern, so I used TWRP and ADB to move gatekeeper.password.key and gatekeeper.pattern.key to /sdcard, so now I am able to use my phone again :-) Problem: I want to set a ...
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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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Use a moto g 2015 without screen

I have a problem with a moto g 2015 to use it with out screen. I need do a system ip cameras in my home because my housemaid is stealing me. So, Im using old moto g with out screen and I control it ...
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The Permission Paradox for Device Kernel [closed]

Details: Oppo F9 Pro CPH1823 So, I have installed Lineage into one of my phones that is officially supported. There was not problem I faced doing that. Now, my new phone is not officially supported, ...
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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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Developer Options not showing up in LineageOS new build

Some weeks back I installed the latest version of LineageO S: 14.1-20170209-UNOFFICIAL-onyx on my One Plus X phone. After playing around with it, there were a lot of issues in the new build. So I ...
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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 block all trafic outside home network and VPN by patching Android code?

I would like to patch LineageOS on my phone so it opens Wireguard tunnel through the 4G network to the home network routes all traffic from Android applications through a Wireguard tunnel or through ...
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How do I troubleshoot the boot process ending up in the fastboot menu after LineageOS 17.1 upgrade?

I have an OnePlus6 (enchilada) which was working fine with LineageOS 16. I've just upgraded it to 17.1 following the official upgrade doc and using OpenGapps. Now, after the whole procedure, I am ...
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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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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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LineageOS/OpenGApps refuse to install on SM-G901F

Very annoying. I'm trying to install LineageOS on Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus (SM-G901F), which used to run with stock OS before. I successfully installed TWRP I backed up my partitions and wiped them ...
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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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Fastboot connection problem

I am trying to install Lineage OS 16.0 on my Moto 4X. I unlocked the OEM bootloader. But when I enter the command 'fastboot reboot bootloader' it shows '< waiting for any device >'. There it stays ...
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Allow apps to connect via WiFi on the same phone while it is in hotspot mode

I don't have a landline, consequently my phone is my wireless router. This works well for many things, but presents some silly problems for certain specific things. For example, apps that typically ...
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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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Trebuchet 10 keeps stopping

So hi. Recently installed the Lineage 17 on my Mi 9T Pro (Raphael). Today my launcher started going crazy and ultimately keeps stopping. Device is rooted. Tried to use Pixel Launcher but it stops ...
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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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Installing Lineage OS on a Oneplus 6

I am trying to install Lineage OS on my Oneplus 6. After installing with TWRP, it boots, shows the warning screen, and then restarts to the bootloader. However, it does install the Lineage OS recovery,...
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Can't boot to system (lineageOS) after updating TWRP

I've been using lineageOS 14.1 for a long time on my Galaxy S4 mini (gt-i9195) and recently wanted to try some apps requiring root access. In the developer options I could set root access only to "ADB ...
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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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instal lineageOS on att galaxy S5

Hie, french living in france, i'd like to install lineage os on ATT galaxy S5, in order to root de device, I' installed,"combination ATT FA44, then I install Towelroot, SuperSU, Flashfire, then I ...
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Redmi 5 custom rom major issue

This is my first question in Stack exchange. Please ignore grammatical mistakes. I had MIUI 9.3 installed along with Magisk v.17 in my Redmi 5 and was working fine. I thought of trying Lineage OS 17,...
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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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TWRP, can't uncheck “Mount system partition read-only”

I installed this Twrp on my Samsung a40 using Heimdall, worked well but I can't uncheck the option "Mount system partition read-only" in Mount. So, I can't flash Magisk, it fails to mount /system. I ...
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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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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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Samsung J530F (2017) - Safe to use 2015 ROMs?

I have a 2017 Samsung J5 (SM-J530F). It's basically unusable - the system eats the storage - I hve 4GB which it reckons is "apps" and I've moved all I can to the SD card. So I thought I'd install ...
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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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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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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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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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OsmAnd+ Voice Navigation Not Working

I am using OsmAnd+ 3.5.5 from F-Droid on my Samsung A3 2016 running LineageOS 16 (Android 9). It all seems to working fine, but for whatever reason the voice navigation will not work, making me have ...
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Delete/erase/clear last song info from music player widget?

I have installed lineage-16.0-20200218-nightly (Android 9) on my device. On the home screen (plus a swipe left), there is a Music player widget. After installation of OS, this widget does not show ...
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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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Can F-Spot be installed by a non-Admin user on a multi-user LineageOS phone?

I'm running LineageOS. F-Spot works fine for my main primary user which is an administrator (the default). However, I can't get F-Spot to install on secondary users. It fails and says, only "App not ...
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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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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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Bootloop after installing GApps Lineage OS

I installed Lineage OS 16.0 on my Moto x4 using TWRP. I reboot and installed GApps. While installing there were no errors. But then after restart the Phone it stays in start sequence and after ca. 10 ...
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How to see the boot progress messages (akin to dmesg) when booting LineageOS?

After the last OTA update my phone (OnePlus 3) seems to be stuck for about half an hour on the boot animation. Since updates usually take ages to install, how do I know that the update process is ...
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I can't do the OTA Update on Linage 14.1 Unofficial. Error : can't boot into recovery

My phone model is Asus Z550KL Z00ED. I successfully installed Lineage based on this link : Here But when I try to do OTA update it tells me "Boot into recovery mode unsuccessful"
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Adb restoration stopped on Zenfone 3

My goal is to backup save data of two games from my older phone, which I succeeded, and to restore them to my new phone where I have Lineage 16.0 installed. I used the command : adb backup -apk ...
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Turn off syncronisation of contacts in LineageOS / CyanogenMod

I want to use my phone with the google calender, but I don't want to upload all my contacts from my phone to google. How can I achieve this? I said in the contacts App under Settings that the App ...

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