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Where does LineageOs store update files?

Back in cyanogenmod, updates were downloaded to the cmupdater directory. Then I could easily use twrp recovery to install the Upgrade. But where does LineageOs store its downloaded upgrade files?
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While updating LineageOS, do I need to update Gapps too?

I'm flashing a new nightly version of LineageOS. I'm just gonna flash it without wiping data/system since I already have it installed. However, I also use Gapps (stock variant). Do I need to flash an ...
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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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How to flash Android O image in Moto G4 Plus

I have Moto G4 Plus device which has Android 7.0 - I want to flash Android O system image in Moto G4 Plus. I see https://developer.android.com/preview/download.html where system images are for Nexus, ...
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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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Apps not appearing in Device Administrators

I'm running Nougat 7.1 on device and I've came across a strange issue. Newly installed applications are not listed in the device administrators page in security. The list just doesn't show newly ...
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Fakestore, blankstore, gms, microg, unifiednlp - what's best for Android without Gapps?

I've been running Android for maybe 2 years without Gapps or a Google account, and like the experience, but I'd also like to do it better because some apps I used to use, now don't run without some ...
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Why does Android OS data usage not count?

I have noticed that "Android OS" consumes a lot of data on my phone (LineageOS 14.1; Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300; rooted). However, this data seems not to count for the overall data usage. As you can ...
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can't mount /data while installing LineageOS

I've rooted my Nexus 7 using the SO instructions How do I root my Nexus 7?. I'm trying to install LineageOS using its instructions https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/flo/install#installing-lineageos-...
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Do I have to install every nightly on LineageOS?

Do I have to download and install every single nightly that comes up? Are the later updates dependent on the earlier ones?
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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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How to disable autostart of an app on LineageOS 14?

LineageOS used to have a function in the settings to activate and deactive the auto-start of apps inside Settings -> Apps if I recall correctly. I no longer find it in any setting option. I'd like to ...
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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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Unable to install ROM with adb sideload or other methods on LG G3 d855

I have an LG G3 (d855) phone on which I had Cyanogenmod 14 and which I wanted to upgrade to LineageOS. I booted to recovery, wiped everything and tried using adb sideload to load the image, but it ...
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What features distinguish Oxygen OS and Lineage OS on the OnePlus 3T? [closed]

When deciding which operating system to use one the OnePlus 3T, what are the specific differences in features, hardware support etc. between Oxygen OS and Lineage OS? I found older threads that say ...
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Which version of Gapps to install for Lineage?

I am going to install Lineage and I need to decide which version of open Gapps to use. I use lots of Google apps (Google Play Store, Gmail, Calendar, Photos, Music, Google search, Translate, Keep etc....
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E3004: This package is for device: gts210vewifi; this device is

I'm trying upgrade a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 Wi-Fi (2016) AKA gts210vewifi from a LineageOS 18 April 2017 to a 30 July 2018 build, but it fails printing this in TWRP: E3004: This package is for ...
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How to control user installed apps?

Device Pre-installed Apps(Camera, Calendar, file manager etc. ) have options for 'Force Stop' and 'Enable/Disable' app. And, for User installed apps(from PlayStore etc.) have only options 'Force Stop' ...
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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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lineage OS encrypt phone --> bootloop

I upgraded CM13 to LineageOS14.1 on a Xiaomi Note 3 (kenzo), setup everything, and decided to encrypt the phone (from settings/encrypt phone). It asked for a pattern, and then rebooted. I never got ...
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Pixel Launcher crashing due to missing STATUS_BAR and MANAGE_ACTIVITY_STACKS permissions

I'm running LineageOS 16 on a OnePlus 3T. Whenever I try to open the Pixel Launcher, it crashes. In adb logcat, I saw the following lines that looked relevant: 05-25 16:13:31.293 16356 16356 W ...
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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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Why (bind) mounts in /storage/emulated/0 are not visible in apps?

I mounted a directory into another directory with: mount --bind "/storage/sdcard/dir1" "/storage/sdcard/dir2" I do this at boot completion with Tasker. I can see the mounted files in adb shell and ...
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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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Two of my contacts are internally being mixed up

Recently I've stumbled upon a very weird and cumbersome bug. Android mistakes one of my contacts for another. As far as I know it happens to exactly one pair of contacts on my phone (let's call them A ...
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Developer Options not showing Up in LineAge OS new build

Some weeks back I installed latest version of LineAge OS : 14.1-20170209-UNOFFICIAL-onyx on my one plus X phone. So after playing around with it, there were lot of issues in the new build. So I ...
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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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Cannot format userdata, Fastboot refuses to detect

I have an OpenSUSE Leap 42.2, with adb, fastboot, and heimdall all present. My Android tablet is a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (model: SM-T713). I am attempting to flash Lineage OS onto it. I have already ...
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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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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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Wipe system partition

When installing a custom ROM shouldn't we wipe system partition along with data, dalvik, and cache? What are the differences with and without wipe?
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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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Error 64 when flashing OpenGapps

One Gapps (pico and nano) errors with 64 when I try to install using twrp-3.3.1.4. I know I'm using the right version. I'm on a brand new One Plus 7 Pro. ############################## _____ ...
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How to change photo storage path for LineageOS 16's Camera app?

I am running the latest LineageOS 16.0, and have specified SD Card as my photo storage location for the built-in Camera app. When I was using LineageOS 15.1, the app saved photos on my SD card's "...
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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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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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reverse usb tethering works, but no internet

For a hobby project I'm building a system manager for a gaming pc. Instead of a custom touch screen and microcontroller I'm trying to use an old Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100). For useabilty I'm trying to ...
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LineageOS: list of running applications

When I had Android on my tablet (Smasung Note 10) I would long press the chassis button to access a list of running applications; the long press does nothing with LineageOS. How can I access the list ...
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Flashed addonsu-arm-signed.zip on LineageOS, still no root

I just installed LineageOS 14.1 using TWRP. Then, following this guide I downloaded addonsu-arm-signed.zip to my SD card and installed it, also using TWRP. PROBLEM: Then I installed Titanium Backup ...
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LineageOS for Samsung Galaxy Young (S6310)?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Young (S6310), which I'm re-tasking to play with as a secondary, mini-tablet (with no cellular access i.e. no SIM card inside, just wifi for internet access). My issue is space ...
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Can't install Lineage OS due to outdated bootloader on Moto G 2013 XT1034 falcon

I just bought a Moto G XT1034 and I'm trying to install Lineage OS 14.1 (lineage-14.1-20170307-nightly-falcon-signed.zip). I'm following the wiki instructions (http://wiki.lineageos.org/falcon_install....
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Will Cyanogen 13 update to Lineage 14 and preserve apps, data etc?

I have an S5 with TouchWiz (i.e. standard rom) I want to change, but I don't want to have to wipe and reinstall everything twice over. There is a stable Cyanogen 13, and an experimental lineage 14, ...
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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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How to select an arbitrary MP3 as ringtone on LineageOS?

I encoded a part of a song as MP3 and I'd like to set it as ringtone on LineageOS 14. I found some instructions to move the file to a certain location - or better locations because the locations ...
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App doesn't access GPS location directly

There's a strange situation with Citymapper, where it doesn't access GPS location directly, but it does if a different app is accessing location at the same time. This hasn't always been the case, but ...
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What is this strange screen I'm stuck into; no response to any touch [LineageOS, HCT M8]

HTC One M8 with LineageOS 15.0 (custom ROM, has always worked well until now). Suddenly I only see this screen: 5:37 (the time it got stuck) in cyan dots, and a field of green and white dots (...
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Using LineageOS native SSHD over ADB

Ive got most of the way to getting native sshd working over usb (mainly for shell and winscp), but very murky and not quite there yet. I want to use the built-in sshd, not download an app for it. ...