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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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How to root blackview a20

I have a blackview A20 which is a low spec phone running android oreo go. I would like to use this phone for experimentation with android development and learning about android on a cheap device ...
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Phone won't boot/start after successful flashing through QFIL

My phone was bricked, so I decided to flash my phone LYF f1s with the stock ROM through QFIL, but after after successful flashing it won't start !! Nothing happens, no matter which combination of ...
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root integrity check: System check FAIL!

In my attempts to troubleshoot a Notifications volume turning itself down problem on my HTC Desire 728, I selected in "system recovery" menu the option of root integrity check. It ran quickly, ...
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copy systemfiles to identical (misbehaving) device?

i have 2 identical phones, 1 borked by an app (thanks, Optus). i want to restore system files & apps from good device. there's nothing i care about losing on the borked item. can i copy system ...
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how to install custom recovery without pc

I want to install custom recovery in intex aqua y2 pro without pc to avoid accidents. i have downloaded the cwm (touch)custom recovery.img(4mb) and the stock recovery (6mb) can i flash it through ...
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How to run TWRP recovery headless?

I have samsung s5 having damaged screen. Its screen is blank and touch is not working. I have checked USB debugging by connecting to tv via hdmi to enable adb and flashed twrp ecovery twrp-3.2.1-0-...
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failed to mount /modem (invalid argument)

I have galaxy note 4 with stock rom (Samsung's official ROM) and about two weeks ago it started to crush and then reboot every few minuets. In addition, the phone was very slow. I tried everithing I ...
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TWRP app bricked my Huawei Y3 II phone and it refuses to be flashed again

I have flashed my phone recovery mode official TWRP app with restarted the bootloader with ROM Toolbox Lite app, and then my phone didn't power up again and refused every single try to flash it with ...
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how to install custom rom on mmx bolt a35

I want install the dream xperia a35 custom on my mmx a35. I downloaded the base rom and main rom but how to install them in cwm recovery how to install the base rom and then main rom if base rom can ...
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How to enter recovery mode in a watch with one button (power)?

I try to enter recovery mode in watch with one power button and no additional buttons , but failed to do that. Is it possible to enter recovery mode with this single button ? I try this with 2 ...
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Trouble installing custom ROM in TWRCP (device unknown) getprop ro.product.device shows nothing

I'm trying to flash a custom ROM on my Honor 5x, and it gone wrong. So I installed the old one back. Now I'm trying to re-install the new one, but when I try to install it from TWRCP, it says "This ...
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TWRP RECOVERY in ANDROID [duplicate]

I have a doubt that why TWRP Recovery tool is being developed for each smartphone specifically even it does an almost same thing in android phones?
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Samsung tablet gt-p5100 Firmware Upgrade encountred an error

Nothing will make this message Go away This is after the device turned off half way though flashing. Things i Have done. Flashed With Odin 3.09 with Stock Fimware Downloaded From [sammobile.com][...
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How do I solve these problems when flashing Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J510FN)?

The Iusse Well, this is normally a simple task but I have a lot of problems. I hope you can help me. To begin, let's explain the situation: I have an SM-J510FN device with firmware from Spain to ...
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Can not boot into TWRP recovery - Black screen

I am trying to flash TWRP onto a Redmi Note 4X I have the device's bootloader unlocked. I tried the following: Boot into fastboot mode on the Redmi (Vol Down + Power). Then type fastboot flash ...
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How to get adb access to recovery mode

My phone is stuck in boot loop, but I rooted it before. I want to get adb access to push some files which I deleted causing the loop. I tried Power + Volume up. But I can't grant adb access there. I ...
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Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Stuck at Samsung logo with no recovery and no download mode

Background: I was having CWM recovery with custom ROM "CyanogenMod" and recently I flashed "LineageOS" successfully but I noticed that phone internal storage is being occupied by previous ROM files ...
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Unable to enter download mode on Lg D290n

I have LG L Fino (D290N) and I am not able to start andorid os at all. I have tried to enter recovery mode, but unfortunately I am getting error. Also, I've tried to enter download mode but the same ...
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Galaxy S4 SCH-I545 stuck in Start Up Failed

After using the Official TWRP app to flash TWRP recovery to my Samsung Galaxy S4, I am stuck on a screen that says "Start-Up Failed" and "Secure Fail: Kernel." I think it is because I flashed it to ...
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How to exit Meta Mode boot loop?

I have a ZTE Blade V7 Lite, which is stuck in Meta Mode. If I reboot, I can enter Recovery Mode, where I can select some options, e.g. wipe data, but when I select "reboot", it goes Meta Mode (...
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Unlock android pattern after changing Gmail Password

My little brother had put a pattern lock on my old phone. I can't lose any data from that phone as It has many important contacts in it. so I'm not going for a factory reset. I had recently changed my ...
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What does “CUSTOM BINARY DOWNLOAD” mean exactly?

When I boot an Android device into download/ODIN mode, on the top-left it says "CUSTOM BINARY DOWNLOAD (n counts)" where n may possible mean the amount of times the device has been flashed. Is this ...
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Screen touch problem

I recently had thought of downgrading my youtube app to lower version, as I did liked that version, therefore I did 'clear data' on youtube, which was completely silly, now my phone ASUS zenphone 3 ...
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How to recover lost data after a factory reset in samsung note 3 SM-n900 series?

My Samsung Note 3 SM-N900 series got stuck in the bootloader loop, due to which I had to do a factory reset. The good thing is that my smartphone is out of the bootloader loop after the reset but all ...
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samsung odin twrp recovery

I have exactly the same problem of this question: After flashing TWRP with Odin, nothing happens and the OEM recovery is still there The problem is the answer is not valid for me, my volume buttons ...
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Moto G5 Plus Xt1687 failed to validate recovery image. Can't reboot, can't go to recovery

Something really weird happened to my 6-month old Moto G5 plus. I had an android update, I downloaded the update and during setup, the phone suddenly froze. I was not able to turn it on, so I decided ...
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how to unbrick android device via stock recovery

I have intex aqua y2 pro . I rooted it using king root and edited build prop and restart it after this my intex aqua y2 pro stuck on boot loop now it is not recognizing by pc neither in device manager ...
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Is it possible to install a ROM on /recovery instead of /system?

I am not going to do it, but I just wonder whether it is possible to install a ROM to /recovery and TWRP to /system, so one would normally boot into TWRP and only boot into Android when one performs ...
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Moto Z Play Won't boot after SuperSU install

My Moto Z Play boot process won't finish. I can get to the Fastboot screen by powering off and pressing Power+Volume Down, but can't boot into Recovery Mode or Factory Mode. Both start the normal boot ...
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z3c 5803 Lollipop 5.1.1 rooted -> TWRP Factor Reset -> Now Philz Touch 6 instead of TWRP

I used TWRP to make a backup ( with the default options ) to make a backup to my external SDCard. Then I used TWRP to perform a default factory reset I did not manually touch anything else. I booted ...
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How do i screen record on my device?

I have an Amazon Fire HD8, and I need to know how to screen record the best way possible! Please help, because I'm a fairly newer youtuber, and I don't know what I'm doing, honestly!
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Is it possible to retrieve android data after multiple factory resets?

Lets say I want to retrieve a file that is about one year old. I have been doing one or two factory resets to this day and kept using my phone. Now I want to get that file back, is it possible to get ...
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Can't mount disc image file, “The Disc Image File is Corrupted”

Recently, I tried rooting my phone, a Huawei Honor 6x. I had troubles when trying to flash the TWRP file, however. I downloaded the disc image file directly from TWRP's website, here. What I was ...
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Unbootable OnePlus 5T

So, I rooted my device and everything was fine. It was like that until I used Freedom. It messed up my Play Store. There was nothing that could repair it. I tried doing a factory reset but my twrp did ...
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Moto G 2014 without OS or any connection, stuck with fastboot and TWRP

For a few days now, I've been trying to recover my phone. It's a XT1069 (a brazilian dual-SIM Moto G 2014 with 16 GB of storage and DTV). It had a Resurrection Remix ROM with Android 7.1. The battery ...
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Is it possible to reset to factory settings without USB Debug?

Is there any way to reset to factory settings without the USB debug? I have an Sony Xperia E3 model number D2203. The reason is I bought it 2 years ago and stopped using it 6 months after, but now I ...
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Recovery partition on Pixel 2 'does not exist'

I'm trying to get TWRP on my new Pixel 2 so I can get stock android with Magisk for root. My issue is according to Fastboot (just re-downloaded) there is no recovery. When I hit tab recovery does come ...
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Why SDK version in recovery is different from SDK version in build.prop

I have Nexus 5 running RR 7.1.2 (Nougat) and of course the SDK is 25, but in TWRP Recovery i'm using ADB Shell and type `getprop ro.build.version.sdk' it say 22 (Lollipop)? I do a clean install and ...
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zte 9560 fairly new when powered on goes to FTM screen

I have zte 9560 thats 5 months old. I recently deleted facebook and instagram programs because of downloads that happened 3 times weekly. Now I get FTM screen on start up. After trying suggustions ...
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Galaxy S6 stuck on logo screen

I was installing trying to install custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy S6. I have done it previously without problem. I booted up in recovery mode(TWRP) and performed advanced wipe. I checked Dalvik/ART ...
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Phone Locked and safe mode disabled

my dad got a new xiaomi mi note 2 and forgot his pattern.So the phone is locked, I tried recovery but the recovery mode is disabled, the same goes for USB debugging.Do you know any way to perform a ...
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Can I install apps to adopted SD card from recovery?

WhatsApp is stubborn about not installing to SD card. I have an unlocked bootloader, but have not rooted or installed a custom recovery yet. I am trying to avoid rooting because of SafetyNet, and ...
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TWRP recovery installed but not opening

I have Vivo y15s , I rooted my phone with fastboot (oem unlock) I installed TWRP recovery.img using fastboot But My phone is not starting and TWRP recovery mode is not opening. Only Fast Boot mode ...
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entered recovery mode by mistake stuck in boot loop

I have accidentally put my phone into recovery mode, and I cannot exit from it. Rebooting doesn't solve anything, it opens to recovery mode again. I believe that, it happened since I hold the power ...
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Casper Via V6X Bricked. Can't Boot Into Recovery Mode

I've an Android device, Casper Via V6X. The device is not booting. I get the vibration and see the logo of the device but then nothing happens. When the device is closed and plugged in, it shows that ...
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Some app is causing bootloop

It happened when Google Play was automatically updating apps. I guess, something went wrong and the phone suddenly restarted and was not able to turn on again. It always gets stuck on "Starting apps" ...
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How to unbrick a samsung galaxy S5 (Softbricked no hardware keys)?

So the phone is a S5 SM-G900P, it is stuck in the Sprint logo when booting and the volume keys are broken (power and home keys work). Developer mode and adb weren't activated in the phone previously ...
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Stuck at Teamwin recovery Gionee P5W

let us start with ground zero, so I had my Gionee P5W running very well until the update for nougat came. Actually my phone is rooted and we should avoid such stock updates, but my brother wasn't ...
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Can I install a custom recovery and the Xposed Framework from the recovery in Samsung galaxy C7 pro?

No one can deny that one of the greatest advantage of having a rooted device is having the Xposed Framework running under the hood. But that needs rooting my device. I'm unwilling to do that as it's ...
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I can't turn on the phone or enter recovery mode (bootloop)

My Model: Alcaltel OneTouch Pop c7 My Problem: I can't seem to start the phone it is just showing the pop c7 logo and restarting itself I can't open recovery or my turn off button + volume up, or ...