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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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Recovering files after unlocking bootloader [duplicate]

I'm following this tutorial (sorry, it's in Spanish, if you need more info, let me know) and, as you can see the bootloader step is before the security copy step. I went to the details of that ...
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How to manually bypass dm-verity in order to root the device?

I unlocked oem mode. Then burned the warranty efuse (acting as disabling the warranty). Then, I successfully flashed cache.mbn modem.bin and system.img.ext4 through the bootloader. However, after ...
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Enabling Multi User Feature on Realme 3

can anybody help me with enabling the multiple user feature that the stock android has. If possible, without rooting the phone. I've tried maybe getting the default.prop through adb and change some ...
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How to create manually create my own ᴏᴛᴀ update file to be used for adb sideload?

In my case, I don’t want to permanently root my own device and if possible, I want to modify the /data partition directly. In order to do so, I want to add a single file to the /system partition or ...
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How to root a Samsung S5 (2016) from linux

What would be the steps to follow in order to root a Samsung S5 (2016), SM-A519 from linux command line exclusively?
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How to dump full device settings on recent Samsung from Linux?

In my case, I would really be annoyed to no longer have phone/lte working because of the detection of a non Samsung firmware. So I’d like to root the device (or boot from the sd card) by modifying ...
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Rooting/unrooting my device under warranty

A couple of weeks ago I bought one of those indestructible type of phone, from a manufacturer that also produces excavators and whose name starts with a C and ends with AT. In the terms and ...
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I have been trying to unlock the bootloader on my Nokia 3.1 (TA-1074) in order to root my phone but can't unlock it

I can get into the menu to unlock it (see below) at which point neither of the volume buttons work as inputs Screen Display Unlock bootloader? If you unlock the bootloader,you will be able to ...
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Mistake during rooting Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N960F/DS

It looks that I made a mistake after rooting the Note 9. Because it goes in an on/off loop with turning it on. I turned it to boot with TWRP. Please advise. Best regards Hossam
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How can I root my Lenovo Tab 4 10 (TB—X304L)?

I've been trying to root my Lenovo Tablet for past few weeks and I've got no success. I found out an article in XDA showing how to root it but when I tried I got stuck in the third step which was ...
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Magisk will fail Safety-Net hereafter. Why?

Recently, Google made security changes which make sure safety-net fails check when Magisk is installed. This was Tweeted by John Wu (Magisk developer) , here and here. Some excerpts: So here we go,...
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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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Can I root android by booting from an sdcard?

Digging for that, I found various resources on the net to boot Android from sdcards. Doing that would make possible many things what are generally unavailable in phones. For example, it would be ...
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Unable to root Motorola G7 Power XT1955-4

I am trying to follow this tutorial https://aiomobilestuff.com/motorola-moto-g7-power-xt-1955-root-twrp-unlock-bootloader/ The command fastboot flash recovery twrp.img (I renamed my twrp.img to ...
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Recover Data after Factory Reset [duplicate]

Several alike questions are there on this community which the people generally don't focus on. I would like to draw the attention of people on this thread. I had done an unsecured (without backup) ...
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How to root my phone find out who hacked it

I was given a phone LG 8 VL it's not rooted got a sub user and it's provisioned I believe they gave me the phone to hack me a copy my information I need help it's too late for the to get the new phone ...
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What is 02 in the magisk patched vbmeta.img?

According to the Additional Info given for rooting the Android device that doesn't have ramdisk but can be rooted via recovery: we need an empty vbmeta.img and I am trying to check what it actually ...
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writing recovery (bootloader) Invalid partition name motorola g7 power failed (remote failure)

I have Motorola G7 Power XT1955-4 with Android 9. I want to root it. I succesfully unlocked my bootloader, thanks to this tutorial https://www.techdroidtips.com/unlock-bootloader-moto-g7-power/ I am ...
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Upgraded to Android 10 - can't change MAC address

Today I upgraded to Android 10, more precisely to unofficial build of Lineage OS. My phone is Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred). I am used to changing my MAC address, because our school tracks network ...
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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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Unable to root Motorola g7 Power

I have unlocked the bootloader and enabled USB debugging. I can launch TWRP over fastboot and use the interface. To root the phone, I tried the following: Push the TWRP zip onto the device adb ...
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Unexpected rooted alert?

I got a call from my company's Google Suite administrator that they got an alert about my phone (a Samsung S10 running Android 10) getting rooted this morning. Google's support site isn't really ...
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What is the best way to get my Samsung Note 3 SM-N900V to at least Nougat 7.0?

The step by step examples have holes in their solution for one reason or another. I need to: a. USB debug (easy) b. Root w/o KNOX violation c. Install TWRP d. Flash a ROM like Apply a custom ROM like ...
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How do I gain access to root on my Galaxy Galaxy S10. And recieve write permission?

Need to Gain root access to my Samsung Galaxy S10 and also receive write permissions
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Rooting Android to retrieve texts database without deleting it by unlocking the bootloader

I'm trying to root my Android phone. The reason why is to retrieve mmssms.db. The thing is, the guide* I'm looking at has me unlock the bootloader at some point, which will erase everything. Most ...
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SU binary exists, but not executeable (no error while executing from terminal, just empty)

My friend is having a little problem with his phone where he can't update or use banking software on it because of root even though he has never rooted it and root checkers gave me mixed results, some ...
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Trying to root my Android [duplicate]

I tried the framaroot option. I have tried kingroot, towelroot and another. I thought one click rooting was supposed to be easy lol. My phone is just a cheap acatel tcl lx running on Android 8.1.
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Recovery my data on internal storage (deleted permanently 1 month ago) [duplicate]

Does software like Dr. Fone, MiniTool that required "root" on android really work 100% for recovering my lost photo? First of all my phone is not rooted. I've lost my important photo (deleted ...
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How does rooting affect full disk encryption (Oneplus 3T)?

My oneplus 3T running Oxygen OS 9.0.6 (Android 9) came with full system encryption by default. I want to install root but also keep full system encryption. Will root disable encryption? Does root ...
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ADB Root Grant Root Permission to App or Package

I am having a little trouble with my Development Board it is Orange Pi 4B, running Android 8.1 Currently I have access to ADB root and also can modify the system folder or even place files inside ...
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Root my oreo device?

I have some experience with rooting, upgrading, installing twrp and another stuff. My phone is Samsung Galaxy J7+ with (oreo). Btw, based on some articles that i've read, it's too risky if i want to ...
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Why can I still not receive OTA updates after flashing stock firmware on my Moto G7?

After purchasing a Motorola Moto G7, I rooted it using TWRP and Magisk. After a few months of having it rooted, I decided to undo the process in order to restore the ability to receive OTA updates. ...
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Can “Magisk” hide bootloader status?

I am planning to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on my Lenovo p1ma40 to give it a new life. But I often have to do various payment and transactions using banking apps. As you might know , these apps check for ...
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How to erase unsued space so that dumping userdata partition creates a sparse file of small size?

When I create a gzip image of userdata partition (/dev/block/mmcblk0p29) it creates huge 6.8GB image, previously it was 350MB. Is it possible through command-line to erase or wipe or delete space on ...
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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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How to root Tecno WX3P?

I have Tecno WX3P phone. I would like to change the font of my phone but it just won't do so. I'm told that for me to be able to change its font I should root it. But I don't know how to root my phone....
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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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I want to ROOT Ravoz Z8 (New Brand)

First of I already done my research about how to root without TWRP/Custom Recovery since my phone brand is new which is RAVOZ. Now i finally found a solution which is to root without TWRP/CR but ...
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Android Studio Emulator with both the Google Play Store and Root?

https://developer.android.com/studio/run/managing-avds#system-image says To ensure app security and a consistent experience with physical devices, system images with the Google Play Store included ...
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How to root Nokia 1 Plus?

How do I root Nokia 1 Plus which runs Android Go? I want to root without using a PC.
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How to select appropriate firmware for Samsung Xcover 4?

I want to use these instructions to root Samsung Xcover 4 that I'm planning to buy. Below instructions there is warning:Warning: The above tutorial only works for Android 7.0 with the built id NRD90M....
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Does rooting an Android phone allows to update signed apps with a malicious app?

I am new to android internal things. If i root my phone or it has been rooted by a malicious app with a click of mine without my knowledge will it be able to modify signed apps like google pay (I know ...
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Newland MT-90 bootloader stuck at fastboot mode screen

When I entering bootloader mode the screen just stucked at fastboot mode only. Dont know now to skip or process just can force shut down.
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Tried rooting Galaxy J7 prime, won't boot. Help

So, I was trying to root my Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime. This was the first time I tried rooting anything. I ticked OEM, downloaded Odin and TWRP following the guide on https://odindownload.com/root-...
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init: cannot execve('/system/bin/custom.sh'): Permission denied

I have a rooted system-as-root Samsung Device and I am trying to run an init service which runs custom.sh script using u:r:su:s0 SELinux context. # define service, use executable here if script not ...
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How to fix “dmesg: klogctl: Permission denied” for normal user on Android?

I have a rooted Samsung device(system-as-root). When I open adb shell and run the dmesg then it behaves differently for su and normal user. It throws dmesg: klogctl: Permission denied error when ...
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How to root without triggering Knox?

I wonder, how do I root a Samsung phone without triggering Knox? Because not only the warranty gets voided, also some Samsung apps don't open.
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Can a rooted phone on stock OS be updated without wiping the data?

If so, how? The below is just personal experience relating to the titled question. I have a OnePlus 5T; it's my second smartphone, and just as I'd always planned to do with my second phone, I rooted ...

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