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Can't do an encryption on Lineage OS? [closed]

I can't do an encryption on Lineage OS. When I start the encryption, my phone restarts. My device is Samsung Galaxy S5.
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I use LOS on Samsung S4 Mini GT-I9195I?

I have successfully installed Lineage OS on Samsung S4 Mini GT-I9195, but now I got a GT-I9195I which should be a more advanced model with better CPU. I can't find any reliable informations, if this ...
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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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Cannot mount /system as rw

I am rooted with magisk and while trying to mount /system as rw by using this command: mount -o remount, rw /system There is an error '/system' not in /proc/mounts Cat /proc/mounts returns: ...
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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 ...
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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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My phone buzzes (twice) but no notification

Since maybe a week I have this weird situation where my phone buzzes twice every so often, but there is no notification. It is really annoying. I saw some search results suggesting that this is a ...
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Default volume key control LineageOS

So I prefer how my iPhone works in that the volume keys adjust the media volume. Samsung has an option for this called "Default volume key control." Is there a way to do this on a rooted device? ...
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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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Force Full Disk Encryption on first boot

When flashing a ROM for the first time on a new, unencrypted device (in my case lineageos, which seemingly doesn't do this automatically), how can I task the ROM to automatically encrypt on the first ...
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TWRP and LineageOS display flipped (180 degree rotation)

I installed the latest version of TWRP and LineageOS on my BQ Aquaris U Plus and followed all instructions. Somehow, both TWRP (twrp-3.2.1-0-tenshi) and LineageOS (lineage-14.1-20180127-nightly-tenshi-...
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Can I backup on oxygen OS and restore to lineage OS using adb backup?

I have a OnePlus 2 that is running stock Oxygen OS. However, lately, I'm not happy with the phones performance. Therefore, I would like to try lineage. I would like to keep all my data (apps, chat ...
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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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Remove Google Apps mini and install another version - LineageOS

I have installed LineageOS 14.1 (+TWRP) on Samsung S5 g900f (klte) with Google Apps mini. I followed this guide: https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/klte/install I also added Google Apps Mini zip ...
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LineageOS : upgrade nightly to unofficial

I have a lineageos 14.1 nightly signed (downloaded from the official website) installed on my phone. I built a 14.1 from the sources following the official wiki (tagged unofficial build). Currently I ...
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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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LineageOS - bug when text is copied

I upgrade my phone to LineageOS 14. When I try copy text (long press) or if i copy text to clipboard by button and try paste him - any application is crashed. Drawable cannot be cast to ...
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LOS Recorder without unlocking

It is possible to use the camera without unlocking the Phone (I am using Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung S4) But now I would also like to use the Lineage OS Recorder App without unlocking. I often use it ...
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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 erasing the `misc` partition a solution to automatic/unnecessary boot into TWRP after having installed LineageOS 15?

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I'm unable to find a good answer that I can understand, so bear with me: I've recently installed TWRP & LineageOS 15 on my Moto G5 (cedric), ...
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OnePlus X running lineage overheated lost all the contacts

I have oneplus x and I have installed lineage OS for it. It has worked great, but today it got to some loop and the phone was hot. When I tried to open the lock screen, I only so program “whos in my ...
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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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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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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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“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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Problem with TWRP 2.8.7.1 on Wileyfox Swift

I have a Wileyfox Swift. I installed TWRP 2.8.7.1 on it before. Now I want to install LineageOS on my phone. It shows an error: unable to find partition size for '/recovery' After that it shows a ...
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Samsung S5 Graphics Error under Lineage [duplicate]

I just got a refurbished S5 and installed the latest Lineage OS (lineage-14.1-20171123-nightly-klte-signed on it. Most of the time everything works normal. Sometimes, however, the graphics gets really ...
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Where does LineageOs store stock browser bookmarks?

How could I export or backup my bookmarks in the LineageOS 14.1 default browser? Several apps failed to retrieve bookmarks The name of the browser doesn't appear anywhere in the browser itself find /...
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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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Does the carrier matter when flashing custom roms?

I am getting the lg g6 tomorrow and i saw that there was twrp and lineage and a couple others. But xda also has a thread that is specifically tmobile and thats where im getting my phone. but the ...
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Is my phone encrypted with my password?

I have a Galaxy S5 running LineageOS 14.1. The device settings state that the device is encrypted. I set up a password, and select to require password at boot. I then set up a PIN for unlocking the ...
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Will flashing a custom rom relock me with sim carrier?

I got an S5 SM-G900P running stock android 6.0.1 as it comes it's a CDMA phone but I go it unlocked at a phone repair shop to use GSM and has been working fine but it only goes up to 3G. The question ...
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In Galaxy S7, cannot disable Samsung Reactivation Lock

Summary I'm trying to install a custom build of LineageOS following the instructions here. I was attempting to load a recovery image using heimdall when I'm told 'Recovery Check failed'. It turns out ...
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TWRP boot loop on Z00T

The last LineageOS OTA caused a TWRP boot loop. I can get to fastboot with the volume keys. I can use ./adb shell briefly before reboot. ./fastboot erase cache ./fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.1.1-0-...
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Games laggy in Chrome

I have the following system: Galaxy SIII i9300 with LineageOS 14.1 (latest Nightly), rooted. I would like to play a particular game (I usually do not play browser games) against some one to show him ...
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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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Can I install Lineage OS on unsupported device? [duplicate]

I don't know what to do, because I have older phone HTC Desire 526G and updates are just not pushed and I believe that they will not push them ever, but out there there is so many vulnerabilities for ...
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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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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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Move data (without cloud storage) from CM 13.0 to LineageOS

My current phone is running CM 13.0. I have a new phone ready, running LineageOS. What's the simplest way to move all data (most important: contacts, pictures, mail + configuration, SMS) to the new ...
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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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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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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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What is the easiest way to get host file adblocking AND security updates?

For a long time I've been using LineageOS to get root access and long-term updates. However my requirements are rather limited: I pretty much only use root access for system-level adblocking, and I ...