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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Downgrade via stock revovery is it possible and how can I do it with no root or pc

Can I downgrade zte trek 2 hd k88 tablet with stock recovery update from sd card option? I'm trying to use kingroot but it won't root my Android 7.1.1 version. Help!
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Recompile kernel: no errors but it doesn't work

I'm a beginner, and at the moment I'm trying just to repack original boot image. I've discovered that boot partition is on the "/dev/block/mmcblk0p7", so I pulled it with adb pull /dev/block/mmcblk0p7 ...
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is it possible to delete a file from system folder without being root?

I found this file: /system/recovery-from-boot.p and I've read this is preventing me from entering in the recovery mode, but as I'm not root, I can't find a way to delete it or rename it...any ...
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Nokia 7.1 won't boot after Google Security Patch update

My phone (Nokia 7.1, Android 10) downloaded a Google Security Patch update over night and asked me to reboot the system for installing the patch. But after the reboot, it said that the system is ...
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Recovery mode doesn't work

I've followed these steps to try to root my phone. Then, I continue following this guide but I'm stuck where it says "Paso 2": I'm trying to access the recovery mode in my PC with the adb reboot ...
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How can I go back to stock recovery

I installed Twrp on my new phone (moto g8 plus) now there is this annoying update notification that keeps popping up and I can't get rid of it. I cannot update because I do not have stock recovery ...
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samsung j3 pro plus j3119s root function

I have a j3 pro plus Chinese version. And it is like a few years old now, i want it to have a new life other than collecting dust in the drawer. so i want to install custom roms on it, but the ...
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How can I disable recovery mode?

Is there a way to disable recovery mode so it won't be possible to factory reset your phone? Basically what I am trying to do, is that it should be impossible to factory reset the phone as there is ...
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How to factory reset a SAMSUNG tablet using Odin without tripping KNOX

Almost all of the questions I've asked here are related to the same topic, which is: I've forgot my unlock screen pattern and I am unable to factory reset my tablet to gain access to the tablet again (...
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SimJacked, or Taken over? Need results

How do I shut down a live attack on my phone while watching it happen? My phone will wake while locked even when noti's are shutoff for lock screen, wake and sleep are set to never sleep and lock ...
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How to stop Stock ROM overwriting the Custom Recovery?

I was trying to flash a Custom Recovery (TWRP) on my Friend's phone (Realme 3). It was officialy supported by TWRP and was listed on their website so I downloaded the Custom Recovery. Then I unlocked ...
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Coolpad Legacy Go

A few months ago, maybe 2 or 3. Possibly 4 months ago, my little sister threw my phone onto the floor and cracked the screen. The cracks on my phone screen are kind of all over the place. And since ...
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Cannot skip WiFi in Google Setup Wizard after Factory Reset

I own a Klipad KL4888 tablet running Android 6.0.1 After a crash, I had to do a factory reset and a wipe cache from the recovery menu. However, when restarting and running the setupWizard, it asks ...
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Cheap phone disabled flashing with mispelled error message

I have an 'Advanced A4 2019' phone from BLU, and it's known to have spyware. I wanted to flash the phone's recovery with TWRP to install a custom ROM, but I can't seem to enable flashing. It runs ...
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Can you install Huawei Honor 7 TWRP un Honor 7s

I can't find anything online specifically titled for the 7s, if you just provide a file that's specifically for the 7s too, tha'd be fine as well. FYI not native speaking, minimal experience with ...
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Mi 8 pro boot loop after changing dpi

I'm using Mi 8 pro with MIUI 11, Today I changed dpi from developer mode and now I'm stuck in a boot loop. but I can go to Mi-Recovery mode and there is only 3 option available. reboot, wipe all data, ...
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LG Flex 1 loading into blank home screen

My best friend's brother recently died in a car accident, and since then we've been trying to retrieve the photos and videos from his LG flex 1. They know the code, but whenever you input the code it ...
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If I buy a used and infected android phone, will flashing a new custom recovery and custom ROM make it safe to use?

If I buy a used and infected phone with a expensive spyware on it that the antivirus does not detect or is unable to remove than will flashing a new custom recovery and custom ROM make it safe to use? ...
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Trying to alter already modified recovery partition on tablet

I have an Android tablet (4.2.2) where the recovery has been modified to only give the reboot option when you boot into it. What is the best way to unlock the other options? Do I need to flash a new ...
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Looking for help choosing the correct stock recovery.img file for my phone

I have a Moto G5 XT1676 with Android 7.0 stock firmware. I rooted the phone with Magisk and installed TWRP but I never backed up my recovery.img partition. Now I want to flash a stock recovery ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Will not boot into Recovery mode from Download Mode

for the first time ever i'v tried to root my samsung device I am running a Samsung Galaxy S10+ SM-G975F I started by making sure OEM was unlocked + USB debugging put the phone into bootloader mode ...
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Is there a way to Modify Recovery Menu Options?

Hi guys I am setting up an android system for a company, one of the requirements is that "employees can't factory reset/ wipe out data of a device". I have already done the proper implementations on ...
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How to pull data from internal memory on an unrooted phone?

Yesterday, I suddenly discovered that I had lost all the user files on the internal memory of my android phone. All my photos, my music, my PDFs, audio recordings, everything. I will explain the ...
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Stuck on “Bootloader is unlocked” screen, can't boot into recovery

So I wanted to root my OnePlus 6 after updating to android 10 (OnePlus6Oxygen_22_OTA_041_all_1911142043_dde113e5 3cd0f9.zip) I tried booting into twrp via fastboot using fastboot flash boot twrp.img (...
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TWRP: Could not mount /data (even after format data / change file system)

I'm trying to root a Vernee M5. I installed TWRP - which worked - and tried to use it to install Magisk - which didn't work (my guess is because of encryption?). Now the phone always boots into ...
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Accidentally mklabel'ed the entire disk [duplicate]

So I recently got an old Nexus Tablet for an incredible low price and wanted to use it for Kali Nethunter. The problem was, that the /system partition is too small. So I used adb to transfer parted ...
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Is there a way to root an Android phone without unlocking the bootloader?

I've tried almost any method to root my ASUS ZenFone Live, but no one seems to work. Also I only need root, no unlocked bootloader (don't want to wipe data) or custom recovery (not essential ATM).
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Root integrity check on Infocus Epic 1 says “System Check FAIL!!”

When I did a root integrity check on my InFocus Epic 1 from recovery mode, it shows too many errors and at the end it says: Error:found 432 new files. Error:found 63 lost files. Error:found 15 ...
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Bricked Honor 9 - No Os, No recovery

I messed up with everything. The only thing that works it's fastboot, I can still flash .img but when I reboot it get stucked on bootloader and can't enter neither recovery or system(Just erecovery ...
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Samsung Note 5: Heimdall recovery flash completes, but device stuck “Downloading…”

I downloaded TWRP from twrp.me, and ran heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery.img --no-reboot On my Samsung S5 that was in Download Mode. heimdall seems to have completed successfully: Heimdall v1.4.2 ...
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Can't boot into TWRP recovery after flashing custom ROM?

I flashed the latest pixel experience Android Q build for Redmi note 7 pro using the TWRP recovery after unlocking the bootloader. The ROM seems to be working fine and the phone boots into it without ...
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How to resolve endless bootloop on Kyocera Hydro VIEW (C6742)?

Does anyone know of any method to access the ADB shell, the bootloader, or fastboot mode on the Kyocera Hydro VIEW while it will NOT boot to the Android OS? Similar to the question here (Optimizing ...
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Using a keyboard to send Volume Up signal to confirm flash on device without volume rocker?

Background I have a tablet that I am trying to fastboot flash a custom ROM on. The problem is this tablet has no volume rocker. In order to flash, fastboot requires you to press volume on the device ...
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How do I bypass the RSA authentication dialog box to enable controlling phone from adb?

My phone is Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E330S with a broken screen (cannot see or touch anything) For more context please see my old questions here and here. I have already tried these: Can I ...
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Android Lollipop Boot Issue

ASUS Zenfone 5 A501CG ; Switched Off, Power button and Volume buttons are broken. When I connect charger It shows USB Sign and goes off as shown in Video Link. Please Watch It. I have Important ...
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How can I boot into TWRP from LineageOS Recovery?

My phone is in bootloop. It keeps booting to TWRP Recovery. I want to trouble shoot this. How can I boot into TWRP to do this?
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How do I install OTA updates while rooted with Magisk?

First of all, here are my specs (let me know if I'm missing anything): Device: Moto G7 (river) OS: Android 9 Build Number: PPOS29.114-134-2 Magisk Version: 20.0 Magisk Manager Version: 7.5.3 I ...
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Broken Phone Power Button and ADB not detecting device. NEED HELP!

So the power button on my phone (Asus Zenfone 3 laser) no longer works and the phone is powered off. I have charged it up and gotten it to the android recovery menu by holding down power and ...
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How can I install CWM on Android-x86?

I wonder how can I install CWM/TWRP to Android-x86 for rooting, flashing, debugging etc. ? Does anyone know how to do it?
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Unbrick a hard bricked HT16

I tried to root my HT16 phone. I first flashed a TWRP recovery image (I don't remember which version, I used the version adviced in a tutorial) with fastboot and then tried to reboot. I don't ...
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Is it possible to boot into a different recovery from TWRP?

Normally I boot into TWRP with fastboot boot twrp.img Is it possible, after I boot into TWRP with the above command, to boot into a different version of TWRP (from a different image) without ...
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Recovery chances for SD card - used as android internal memory - which got formatted by another mobile?

I used a micro SD card in a Nokia Smartphone for years as internal storage. I ejected it to test if another phone detects this type of SD card. Although we planned to just see if it is detected, ...
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Error after error in booting and in recovery mood

My tablet brand is ASUS and its android's version is 5.0.1. It shows many error likes Unfortunately com.android.setings has stopped, Unfortunately UI has stopped, Unfortunately Launcher has stopped ...
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Bootloop after flashing TWRP (Also lost recovery)

So I was going to root this (previsouly healthy) BQ A4.5. Unlocked the bootloader and flashed TWRP from here: $ fastboot oem unlock (bootloader) Start unlock flow OKAY [ 32.954s] Finished. Total ...
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How to enter recovery mode with an OTG keyboard?

I would like to know how to boot my Mediatek tablet into recovery mode by using a physical keyboard (OTG) because my volume key doesn't work. And I can't boot to the OS to enable the USB debugging.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 stuck at boot - power button not working in recovery mode

my Samsung Galaxy S7 is stuck in boot with the "no command" error screen. I found out I can possibly fix the problem by wiping the cache partition, and have found the recovery menu to do this. ...
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How to create a backup image (*.ab) of Android Device that is not booting up?

I am just a usual android user, owning 9-10 android devices. My Mom's Android device automatically turned off yesterday and while booting up again, it was stuck in the company Logo and was not ...
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LG G3 D855 with lineageos: hangs while booting, recovery partition damaged, no connection from adb

I accidently damaged the recovery partition on a LG G3 D855 with Lineage15.1 OS was still booting ok, but I wasn't able to get TWRP on recovery again, as the device was not routed. I used a one-click-...
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How to use setprop via adb shell in recovery?

I messed up flashing a beta Android Q build on my phone. After that, I can't flash my stable ROM without error 7 in TWRP - device mismatch. Removing the assert works, but not a permanent solution. ...

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