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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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....
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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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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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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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?
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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
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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 ...
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How to bypass only position independent executables (pie) are supported on android N?

How can I bypass only position independent executables (pie) are supported on android N(lineageos 14.1,vega Iron)? This xda thread made me infinite rebooting. Also I cannot rebuild the app.. ...
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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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Problems installing Lineage on Moto G5 w TWRP

TWRP is fine. I have lineage-15.1-20180415-UNOFFICIAL-cedric.zip in the Downloads folder on the 'phone. On attempting to flash this, TWRP fails with: "Updater process ended with ERROR: 255". Advice ...
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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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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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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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App names are not shown on the home screen of Trebuchet launcher

All my apps lost their text labels! I tried rebooting, but it didn't help.
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How to give apps access to existing Secure Storage

How can I grant the apps on an upgraded Android, to the existing Secure Storage data? To prepare for upgrading from LineageOS 14.1 to LineageOS 15.1, I made sure to wipe only Cache, System, and Data ...