Questions tagged [recovery-mode]

Android's recovery mode allows ROM flashing even if the device is currently unusable. Invoking it usually involves a key combination that is pressed when starting the device. These combinations differ from device to device.

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I have a Motorola g 2021 and my girlfriend seems to be able to send messages using an app from a different phone company and then erase it [closed]

Somehow someone is using my phone to send text messages through a different phone app and erasing the app before I can get it and I don't know how to recover it
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How to fix tecno spark 7 PR651 struck at boot animation?

I was trying an experiment on bypassing factory reset protection(FRP) on my Tecno Spark 7 F6317 PR651 Android 11. I bypassed the setup screen enter chrome and download Google Account Manager(GAM) and ...
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Phone is not working and in fastboot device is showing as "???????????? fastboot"

I have a realme 2 pro and I wanted to revert it back to stock rom. I had orangefox recovery installed at the time. I tried flashing an ozip file for the device and just call it my stupidity but I the ...
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Huawei MediaPad T5 (AGS2-L09) stuck at TWRP

I unlocked bootloader on Huawei MediaPad T5 (AGS2-L09). Then I put TWRP on it and everything was fine until I installed UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip using TWRP. After that the tablet stuck at Huawei ...
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How can I get root or TWRP without being able to enter any recovery?

I have a phone running Android Marshmallow (6) and apps constantly crash. Most apps I would like to use do not support Android 6. I would like to update to a custom ROM or a newer version. adb and ...
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How to wipe cache from Mi Recovery Mode (no root, no OEM unlocked)?

I saturated my phone memory, and while attempting to restart it to delete files, it got stuck on the "Mi" logo. I only have a partial backup. Phone: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, not rooted, not &...
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How do I boot into recovery mode on an HTC Dream/G1?

I'm trying to revive and root an old HTC Dream. According to every ten-year-old tutorial I've been able to find, you should be able to boot into recovery mode by holding the Home + Power button as you ...
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unlock password screen for htc m8 steps

I have an HTC M8 that is password screen locked. I'm tryin to save the data on this phone. Can't get into settings cause its locked. Tried to install Twrp fastboot but can't I think because usb ...
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Open keyboard in Android recovery mode

So I am taking the CompTIA A+ certification courses and on one of the sections about radio firmware, they say after placing Update.zip in the root of the SD card to boot into recovery then press Alt+S ...
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How should I partition my android device? Should I use gpt or msdos?

so I got myself into a really bad situation and I need to re-partition my device. I already pushed parted and mkfs to /sbin (following this guide) and made them executable with chmod 777, i just need ...
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how to root android box without internet

I am trying to root my android box, but one click root apps refuse to connect to the internet, is there a way to root without internet or android recovery (as adb refuses connection and i dont have ...
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how to install recovery for s7 in bootloop and not recognized by USB

My samsung galaxy s7 (SM-G930F) that was installing LineageOS 18.1 is stuck in a bootloop and I can not get into recovery or pretty much do anything. I can however get into download mode, but the ...
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S7 Broken/Black Screen and no Digitizer. Rooted with TWRP

I have broken my S7 screen and now its completely black with no touch at all. Phone is rooted with TWRP custom recovery. I can access it though ADB from recovery but when booted normally i'm ...
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Does Samsung have a tool similar to Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool of Motorola?

My Motorola smartphone would not boot after an update and then I used Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool of Motorola to reinstall a new Android OS on my phone. Now, I am considering to buy a Samsung ...
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How to install custom ROM on Android after increasing system partition?

I wanted to install a GSI image on Redmi Go, but the GSI image size was 2 GB and the system partition on the device is 1.3 GB, so I followed this guide to increase the system partition. I increased ...
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crDroid strange Always On Display behaviour?

I'm using crDroid 7.12 based on A11 on my Poco M2 Pro (codename miatoll). Everything works as it should, except for Always On Display. AOD does its job fine for the first few minutes, and then the ...
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Cannot boot Alba 6 to recovery mode

For reference, I am using an Alba 6 that will not boot into Android (From what I remember, it was Android 7), and it is not rooted, or anything fancy like that. The phone will not boot into Android, ...
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How to get to fastboot on a corrupted recovery&os tv box

I have accidentally used twrp to flash a bad .img file to the Recovery partition and ever since recovery cannot be booted into via physical means nor would Android boot. Is there a way to boot to ...
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Samsung Galaxy J7 prime G610F FRP Lock

Hello to the one reading this post, Samsung Galaxy j7 prime SM-G610F Problem : Because I only have 16 GB internal storage and the system takes 5 GB of space. I wanted to root my phone because I wanted ...
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What is the /data/misc folder?

I recently ditched my phone's stock ROM for a lightweight custom one. After transferring my files over, reinstalling apps and reconfiguring settings, I wanted to perform a full backup of the phone's &...
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Can't boot into Recovery mode. Prestigio Multipad 2 Pro Duo 7.0

so I've had the Prestigio Multipad 2 Pro Duo 7.0 for a hell of a long time. Sitting in a box, the tablet worked fine when we bought it back in like 2015 for like 2 - 3 weeks and then we started to run ...
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How can I get into my Xiaomi Poco M2 (bootloader locked) that won't boot

I uninstalled the 'com.xiaomi.finddevice' package from my phone and on the next reboot the phone spent 5 minutes displaying the miui logo and then went to the recovery menu on its own.The recovery ...
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Disabling dm-verity using 9008(edl) mode?

My device blocks fastboot flash command, so I can only flash images using QFIL under 9008(edl) mode. By enabling OEM Unlock in dev settings, Magisk-patched boot image works well. However, when I flash ...
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Trying to get TWRP working, healthd is not present in stock ROM

I'm a TWRP maintainer for the SM-T110 (Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite), and I'm trying to fix some issues I get while booting up TWRP. The device halts for a while during boot time, and then TWRP starts. ...
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How to use /dev/urandom?

As a follow up to my previous question, I decided to use /dev/urandom to overwrite my data. But how do I use it? where do I type that? could you walk me into the steps to do it? and is it better to do ...
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Bootloop and inaccessible recovery mode. Fastboot stops when connected to PC

I have ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2. I installed Pixel Experience and recently tried to update it, but it stuck in a boot loop. My bootloader is unlocked and the device is not rooted. Also, the Recovery ...
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Where to find Memos app folder in Samsung Galaxy J3

I am having a major problem with my Galaxy J3 (besides just being a J3 ^_^). The thing has been doing random reboots when in the middle of work, went to the bios screen a couple times, then started ...
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Not receiving line verification code

Hi I broke my old phone and can't get it on at all. Installed line on to my new phone, it says it will send a verification code so that I can verify my account but I never receive any code. It also ...
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How to get to recovery mode on a passcode locked LM-T600MS (Metro PCS) that will not power off and stay off but only wlll power off and restart?

When I attempt to power off it is asks for the passcode and will not allow it to be powerd off and stay but, if I select the power off and restart option it will power off to start right back up.Now ...
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Android device turns off while there is enough battery but won't turn off in recovery mode

My android device (SM J510F - Android 7.1.1) shows 30% for battery but turns itself off. When I turn it on it will turn off even while it is booting to system. If I plug the charger it wont turn off ...
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Is it possible flash recovery partition through init.rc script on boot

a year ago a I had installed a custom recovery on my Lenovo S5000-F and it caused a bootloop and I lost the recovery, fastboot is working fine but it only allow me flash boot, system, userdata and ...
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Change tablet OS

I have an old android tablet. I want to install another OS on it. I am afraid of problems after installation. Is there a way to return to exact previous OS (android 5.1.1) if I have problems? Tablet: ...
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Redmi 9T stuck in fastboot mode after flashing recovery

I decided to root my phone, but after rebooting into Fastboot via adb, I was a little wary, because I noticed not Fastboot, but FastbootD, but even scored on it, because it was detected through ...
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Recovery mode for tab A6 SM-T585

my tablet entered a restarting loop I want to go to recovery mode but I can't using buttons I tried miracle box doesn't working how can I exit this loop or force it to get into recovery mode ?
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Reset factory and recovery in android

I want to reset my phone. After resetting, can photos be recovered with recovery software? If not, what can I do to prevent deleted photos from being recovered? My phone: redmi note 9pro
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Bootloop - can get to Fastboot, but volume buttons just restart the phone

Pixel 3 XL - has worked like a champ for years, but just started bootlooping. If I hold vol down + power, I can get into fastboot. However, volume down and volume up buttons don't let me navigate. ...
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successfully installing recovery but unable to boot into recovery

i am facing an issue and that is i am having the current image (boot/recovery) have been destroyed and can not boot, but I am able to boot into fastboot with power + volume buttons and i am able to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 5G IMEI number all zeros

My new Samsung Galaxy S21 5G handset shows all zeros where the IMEI number should be. I've reset, factory reset, now in recovery mode and wondering what to try next.
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How to extract the stock recovery for HTC M8s? Do I even need it if I have the full RUU package?

While I'm currently fully on stock, is there any way to extract the stock recovery now, before I replace it with TWRP? Do I even need to do that if I have entire RUU zip or will recovery be restored ...
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how to install OTA updates on TWRP rooted stock image

I have a stock ROM Android 10 on which I installed TWRP recovery and magisk root now my stock ROM after quite some time offered an OTA update , and it will not install ,obviously ,via TWRP. my ...
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Why Fastboot boot Twrprecovery.img hangs loads after 3-4 tries

Question :- Why Fastboot boot Twrprecovery.img hangs loads after 3-4 tries? I for original backup of Nandroid from twrp recovery from PC computers I load twrp recovery image in bootloader fastboot ...
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i can't boot into recovery mode on my Nokia C2 tennen

When using the hardware key combination( Volume up + Power button)it doesn't go into recovery mode at all The only option I'm able to get is fastboot (Volume down + power button) can anyone help me??
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xiaomi redmi note 8T is stuck in recovery mode

My sister´s phone Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is stuck in the recovery loop. it went in the recovery loop and kept on rebooting again and again. If I select "reboot to system," then it gets back ...
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Wiping data on old j7 prime

My dads phone broked so he now is trying to use an old j7 prime he used before, the problem is the phone has lockscreen and he forgot the code, i tried entering in recovery mode but when i press Vol ...
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Why Stock recovery replaces my TWRP?

The situation Whenever I install TWRP, it gets replaced by stock recovery. It doesn't boot to recovery at all the first time. But it shows a message : Orange state your device is unlocked and cannot ...
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Can't figure out how to enter recovery mode on Samsung A10s

I have a new Samsung A10s Android phone and I forgot the PIN and remote unlock is turned off. I don't care about the data on the device so I'm trying to enter the recovery mode to reset it but I can't ...
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Difference between factory reset and forgotten password erase all data

Is there a difference between performing a reset from recovery mode, or clicking on the forgotten password button on the locked screen, which offers to "erase all data"? I assume there isn't,...
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Error with `adb sideload`when trying to install Android 12 in recovery mode

According to Google's "Get Android 12" guide, The easiest way to get Android 12 Beta on a Google Pixel device is to enroll your device in the Android Beta for Pixel program. but also ...
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Does the bootloader reset after removing the battery?

After successfully flashing a modern custom ROM on my old phone, I tried doing the same with my girlfriend's old Lenovo Vibe P1m. However, after mistakenly pulling out the USB cable at the worst time ...
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LineageOS Recovery command line interface?

Is there an adb shell command line interface for LineageOS recovery? Alternatively, which adb commands will work when booted into lineage recovery? I want to factory reset my device as part of an ...
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