Questions tagged [lineageos]

For questions and issues on the usage and installation of LineageOS.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
132 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
772 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
870 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
628 views

Can a TWRP Wipe Delete SD Card Data That I've Explicitly Excluded?

I've got several years of experience rooting, flashing, and even recovering Android phones from severe hangups, but today I'm befuddled as to why I seem to have lost all of my data on the external SD ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
469 views

Backup not listed to restore from on new Android device

I have 3 android devices synced to the same Google account: OnePlus One running Lineage OS 15.1 (up to date, not currently rooted) NVidia SHIELD Tablet K1 OnePlus 3T - new, in factory reset state I ...
1
vote
0answers
344 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

bind mount / symlink - keep destination “tree” on removal of source?

I'm trying to accomplish something fairly odd, so bear with me. I've added an external SD card to my old Droid Mini (basically just for an experiment to see whether or not I could expand the storage ...
1
vote
1answer
377 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
934 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
479 views

How to get device name like whyred für Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?

For custom ROMs like LineageOS, the more specific device names are used. So e.g. the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is called whyred or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge goes hero2lte. Having some experience in Android and ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
321 views

How to write a script that removes a certain set of apps everytime you flash an update file?

I run a LineageOS device with MicroG, but since the default messaging app is not able to be disabled I need to remove it everytime I flash an update file. This is becoming more and more tedious as ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
359 views

Phone gets stuck on the clock

Every once in a while, my phone gets into a weird state where when I press the home or power button, the clock appears (see photo), but it is otherwise "dead": no amount of pressing power, home, or ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
204 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
220 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
689 views

LineageOS Linux Kernel version

I use LineageOS 14.1 on i9305 and have been pondering updating to 15.1 since it's decently mature now. Recently I was looking into the Linux Kernel versions that Android uses. Refer: https://en....
1
vote
0answers
2k views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
423 views

What is the best practice to deal with suspected malware infections in Lineage/Android?

I have reason to believe that my Lineage OS (14.1-20180620 nightly build) may be infected with malware. How should I deal with this? Other questions recommend running Malwarebytes. A question asking ...
0
votes
0answers
613 views

Why is Google Assistant so Slow?

I am using Google Assistant on LineageOS Android 7.1... Using Assistant is like this: "Ok Google" 1-5 second wait for beep Speak command 5-10 second wait for Google Assistant app 2-5 second wait for ...
0
votes
0answers
690 views

LineageOS 14.1 browser keeps saying “Download Unsuccessful” at 30-35%

I recently installed LineageOS 14.1 x86 (Android 7.1.2), and have been having issues downloading with the default browser. Every download starts working, but then fails at around ≈30-35%. I have: ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

LineageOS with addonsu: root actions lead to frozen UI [duplicate]

I have installed the latest LOS nightly on tenshi (lineage-14.1-20180729-nightly-tenshi-signed.zip) and flashed addonsu (addonsu-14.1-arm-signed.zip). I've enabled "Apps and ADB" in developer settings....
1
vote
1answer
114 views

FLAC files getting corrupted on microSD card

Whenever I put a FLAC album on my phone, after a few days some of the tracks get corrupted. They show errors when I bring them onto my PC and use the command line function flac -t *.flac. While most ...
0
votes
0answers
643 views

Make the home button go the middle screen?

With Android 8.1, the wallpaper can cover all three screens. So when you move from the first screen to the second, and from the second to the third, the wallpaper pans to a different part. This is a ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

What do these screen mean black background yellow or blue with date and time?

Some times my phone gets stuck at this screen. I can take a screen shot but it is otherwise unresponsive. What does this screen mean. It's usually yellow or blue with the time. I want to think if I ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
120 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
916 views

Unable to use Systrace

I am using a Galaxy S2 i9100 with working LineageOS, Android 7.1.2 build from Jun 23 09:39:38 CEST 2018. In some rare cases, the phone hangs and apps crash. I would like to see this effect in a ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Where are LineageOS nightlies compiled & Who has commit rights to the codebase?

A] Where are LineageOS nightlies compiled? 1) Are they compiled on maintainer's machines 2) On a project controlled build farm? 3) Pool of contributed (random) machines? B] Who has commit rights to ...
0
votes
1answer
318 views

Is there Malware on LineageOS that causes to receive SMS Spam

I never get SMS text spam on my phone. Installed Lineage OS on a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini phone. I installed TWRP and LOS both from official website (not various links on google or XDA). Installed F-...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

How to modify display on/off behaviour in non-standard ways (e.g. keep it from ever turning off)

Firstly: my phone is rooted, I am not afraid to use the terminal, modify source code and compile everything myself, I can provide logs, command outputs etc etc, I just need someone who knows where to ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
672 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

Connect OnePlus One through adb keep disconnecting

I'm trying to switch my OnePlus One from CyanogenMod to LineageOS, and to do so I need to use adb adn fastboot. I use Fedora 28 as OS on my PC, with the latest Gnome as DE. The usual "data" ...
0
votes
1answer
755 views

Add swap support to Android

I own Samsung Galaxy GT-i9082, Trust me, its really very slow due to its low RAM i.e 1GB only. I have Installed Custom ROM of Lineage OS From XDA but it still doesn't supports swapping which is the ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Can not install apks from File Manager or browser?

In the answer to this question I specifically discovered that I could not install the VLC nightlies. It had nothing to do with that answer, which was on a question about which version of VLC was right ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Rooting again after installing LineageOS?

After following the following steps: rooting a motorola g3, installing TWRP wiping the phone (without micro-sd present) with TWRP installing lineageOS wiping the phone (without micro-sd present) ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
451 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

TWRP, Updater processes ended with ERROR: 7

Whenever I try to flash Lineage OS with TWRP v 3.2.1-0, I'm getting Updater processes ended with ERROR: 7 Error installing zip file '/sdcard/...n1awifi-signed.zip When I check my recovery.log ...
1
vote
1answer
659 views

Is the lt03wifiue build the same as n1awifi?

I have an SM-P600, when I download TWRP it shows lt03wifiue for the build name. When I download LineageOS it shows n1awifi for the build name. Are these two the same builds?
0
votes
2answers
163 views

SM-P600, lte, wifi, or 3g?

I'm having a problem where every time I boot a rom on an SM-P600, I get a boot halt. I would like to know how to verify which version I have. LineageOS has a build for, n1awifi lt03lte
0
votes
1answer
861 views

Change adb permissions to rw? [duplicate]

I have LineageOS on my phone. I'm looking to edit some files in /system. I'm using root permission for adb devices from Developers Options. When I request to move file into /system, I get the message ...

1 2 3 4 5 7