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Play Store stuck on 'Download Pending' or 'Waiting to Download'. How to fix?

( TL;DR - How to uninstall Play Store) Hmmmmm....... OK. So, a friend of mine deleted my Google Account as Prank(don't how it is a prank), after when I came home I just logged in and tried to install ...
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Accidentally rebooted OnePlus 6 with no OS installed, how to get back to TWRP?

In the process of installing LineageOS on my OnePlus 6 A6003, I accidentally pressed "reboot to system" when there was no OS installed. How can I get back to TWRP? I've tried holding Power+Vol Down ...
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What is /data/backup/ for on android and culd i delet the files in there (try to backup with TWRP)

I need to delete the files in that folder becouse i try to make a backup with TWRP of my system but the files (or just one of them) is abording my backup and i get errror 255 I:Error adding file '/...
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How to enter in TWRP/recover on Huawei P9 lite with keys?

I have a p9 lite Huawei. I can boot into twrp with this command adb reboot recovery But without adb, I cannot enter in recovery mode. If I push Volume Down+Power, it goes into bootloader (I can see ...
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Installing rom zip through TWRP replaces recovery instead of intalling os

I formatted my Oneplus 6t and was able to install TWRP, but when I install the zip for LineageOS, instead of installing it as the OS, it just replaces the TWRP recovery with a Lineage one, and I am ...
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Lg g5 h830 Fastboot flash recovery - FAILED (remote: 'unknown command')

I've recently been trying to flash twrp on my LG G5 H830, when I ran "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img" or "fastboot boot recovery.img" it came out with the same "FAILED (remote: 'unknown ...
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Settings crashes when I try to set a screen lock

I have a Google Pixel. The bootloader is unlocked, but the system software remains unmodified. A few days ago, I booted into TWRP (flashboot boot twrp.img) to access the data partition. The ...
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Twrp 0mb internal storage on lenovo k3 note k50-t5

I am not able to mount my internal storage on twrp showing 0mb. I tries flashing stock rom on sp flash tool but no success. I deleted my os by mistake and and tried to change file system on twrp also ...
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OnePlus 6T Did “fastboot boot” just delete all my encrypted data?

Today after a successful(Booted, worked fine all day) OTA manual upgrade(downloaded latest zip and flashed) I decided to reinstall TWRP in order to reroot. However, after running first "fastboot flash ...
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Successfully installed TWRP and Magisk means bootloader unlocked?

I have a Samsung Galaxy On7, running stock firmware, Android 6.0.1. I have successfully installed TWRP and also flashed Magisk. In the developer options, I have toggled the "OEM Unlock" option to ON ...
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Lineage OS 16, Nandroid Backup Not Working [duplicate]

I am currently running the April 29th build of LineageOS for MicroG 16.0 on my OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger). I tried to update the device using the built in Updater, but the device just rebooted into TWRP ...
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Trying to understand the options in TWRP backup

This is a screenshot of the twrp screen after you choose "Backup": I have the following questions: What is the difference between the options "Boot, System and Data" on one hand, and "System Image" ...
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understanding / fixing Android recovery [duplicate]

I have a Xiaomi Mi A1, boot loader unlocked, rooted stock Android 8.1. I am using twrp-3.3.1 recovery. I am trying to replace stock recovery with TWRP recovery, and have made things worse (but not ...
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Should the Dalvik cache on Android phones be cleared periodically?

Recently, I rooted my phone (Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1) using Magisk systemless root using TWRP. After the flashing was over, I also cleared the Dalvik cache, not knowing that this was not ...
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How to install TWRP?

I'm a very beginner and I read some info about ADB tool and other articles about flashing ROM, rooting and things like that. I would like to install TWRP recovery on my phone using ADB tool. I did ...
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TWRP Updated version for SM-G530T1?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530T1) and I would like to install a version of LineageOS onto it. This is the first time I have ever attempted something like this. I did manage to install ...
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Platform tools issues in Windows 10 (twrp recovery flash)

I have a pocophone f1, I had installed a custom rom (lineage os) before and I remember having trouble getting twrp flashed before using my old ass laptop and it working just fine. Since then (I ...
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Can't boot into recovery mode after flashing TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S5

Problem I can not boot my Samsung Galaxy S5 into recovery mode after flashing TWRP. Background I am trying to install LineageOS on my Samsung Galaxy S5. What I tried I followed the install ...
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What's the correct stock ROM for my unlocked Moto E5 Play?

So I was working on backing up my phone after installing TWRP so that I could restore it if it had an issue, but it had an issue. It thinks its decrypted and I can't get it to boot, wiping does ...
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Re-locking bootloader with stock ROM/recovery - Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

I recently unlocked the bootloader on my Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus to take a partition image, as per this answer. I didn't flash the recovery or make any change to the ROM, and the device is not rooted. ...
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OTA Update Samsung Galaxy S10 from TWRP

Can I flash a new update from TWRP if I download it from the internet? I know I can't install OTA updates directly, what about flashing them from TWRP? Please only answer if you have tried it, as some ...
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Can't boot into system or recovery

I had the Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Note 7 Pro which got an OTA update and after the update was installed it got stuck on the boot logo of the phone, the usual keys for recovery mode don't work. ...
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Where does Havoc Os store update files?

I am relatively new in HavocOS. I am seeing an update has arrived in my OS, it is downloaded already. But I can't find the files downloaded in the mobile. I want to manually update with TWRP ...
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TWRP unable to wipe or format `Failed to mount '/system' (Device or resource busy)`

I'm trying to install LineageOS and then GAPPS on my Pixel XL from TWRP recovery. I'll try to Advance Wipe the /systems directory and Format Data, but I continue to get multiple errors: Failed to ...
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bootloader boot loop

I got a new Pixel 2 and wanted to load an TWRP backup from my previous Pixel 2 (with stock ROM) onto it, instead of setting it up freshly. So I booted the new device clicked through the settings ...
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How to debug boot loop?

I have a boot looping Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (also known as GT-i9195 or serranoltexx – this is not GT-i9195i or serranoveltexx). Current behavior: when the phone is off, pressing power button ...
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What could I do to rescue some files from my sm-t320?

I installed cyanogenmod and twrp v2.8.7.0 a very long time ago. Now that the O.S. has broken I'd like to copy some files to pc (windows 10), but I failed to find any solution til now on forums/youtube....
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TWRP Wipe question

I want to root SG S7 Edge. I have not installed twrp. Once I install twrp, all I want is root acess not custom roms or whatever. My question is if I only will install Magisk, do I need to wipe. If yes,...
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How do I know my Samsung S8+ Model SM-G955FD is Exynos and Snapdragon?

I want to root my S8+. I found two type of TWRP recovery file Exynos and Snapdragon for my SM-G955FD.I wanted to know which one is suitable for my mobile?
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Device does not boot

I have a OnePlus 6T i disabled my magisk hide and rebooted but it gets stuck in the animation of a red dot and two white dots revolving around it after sometime it boots in twrp. i have uninstall.zip ...
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bricked mi a2 lite

Today I had a bad idea and decided to try to install Gcam on my A2 lite. So I installed ADB and Fastboot on my PC (linux), then flashed TWRP with the aim of later installing Magisk. However, ...
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Nokia 3 - Can't do fastboot commands for installing TWRP

I am trying to install Lineage OS on my Nokia 3 TA 1020 and at first I can't get into fastboot via ADB (i get a -1 error), although I do see the devices with adb devices. I enter fastboot manually ...
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Lenovo tab 3 7" TB3-710F Android 5.0.1 won't start after installing wrong TWRP

Basically I wanted to root it and every TWRP I tried came up an error that the file was too big,. moments later I tried different versions..many other versions btw,, scaling down to the smallest in ...
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I have unlocked my bootloader but ADB doesn't detect my phone so I cant get into my bootloader mode to install TWRP

I have a Huawei P10 lite and I wanted to root my phone, so I had unlocked my bootloader after much effort, and now I'm trying to install TWRP but every time i try to enter my bootloader mode it doesn'...
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cant see files in twrp

Cant see files in twrp I was trying too download magisk in twrp.I have the zip file stored in Downloads. But when i go to install in twrp i can't see any of my files. In fact i can't see ant folder ...
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How to fix “fastboot FAILED (command write failed (No such file or directory))” error?

I was trying to flash TWRP recovery image in my MI 8 SE on my windows 10 laptop. I can detect my device in fastboot mode, but when i try to flash the image i get this error target didn't report max-...
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HOWTF do you twerp!

Samsung Galaxy note 3 sm-n9005 hltexx lollipop 5.0 UK /international open please excuse my stupidity and ignorance. but howtf do i get to use twrp when i bootload to recovery?? every time I try twrp ...
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External SD card is somehow read-only, from both Android and TWRP… how do I make it writable again?

My (external) SD card is being weird. I'm in TWRP, since a Lineage OS dirty flash (one without a wipe first) bricked my phone. Using the TWRP file manager, or the terminal, it doesn't matter, moving ...
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Corrupt filesystem - only able to boot from external SD card

So I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500F which suddenly refused to boot in any way (normal, recovery, download). I booted TWRP from external SD card but it shows Internal Storage (0 MB). Can't mount or ...
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How do I install OS in Andriod phone without using fastboot and TWRP?

I've tried to upgrade the rom in MOTO G4 Plus using TWRP version of 3.2.1.0 and during installation process I wiped out the existing android 7.0.1 without backup(understood the cost of backups now). ...
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I wiped my whole phone

So, how to begin ? I have a rooted Honor 8 (FRD-L09). I installed the new Magisk. I have been prompted to reboot. So, I rebooted, and my phone asked me my password for decrypting the OS. I never ...
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TWRP: vendor partition is not existed

I try to flash LineageOS on a OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger). I installed TWRP 3.3.0-0 from here. I repeatedly wiped the partitions. What I cannot manage is to adb sideload LineageOS 16.0. I get this ...
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lenovo a6010 fastboot < waiting for any devices > when trying to flash

I want to root my device(Lenovo a6010),am now trying to install TWRP but fastboot can't see my device when I try to flash the image, even though "fastboot devices" yields my device. Usb debugging ...
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TWRP 3.3.0 cannot decrypt data partition

I just updated to TWRP 3.3.0 from older PitchBlackTWRP but now TWRP does not ask for the password any more. Tried manually decrypting and manually wiping from TWRP terminal. Did not help. recovery --...
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TWRP only allows flashing into either the Boot or Recovery partitions

I'm trying to flash a Pixel Experience GSI onto my 2017 Samsung (SM-J730G) using TWRP. In order to do so, I need to flash the GSI's system.img into my device's System partition. However, my TWRP only ...
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Attempting to brute force Android security pattern through TWRP via adb

Yesterday I somehow forgot the Android security pattern on my phone. Due to muscle memory I sort of know what it was, but can't figure out the true pattern. Therefore I'm attempting to brute force it ...
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Can I recover my phone? (can't mount vendor and don't have a ROM)

I need help to recover my phone, but I don't even know if it's bricked. I have a Zuk Z2 PRO with TWRP installed, but can't mount vendor. When I was changing my system, I acidenttaly erased my ...
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Twrp backup is failing because a file is not found

Twrp backup is failing because a file is not found. I checked it using a Root Browser. (/data/data/com.myntra.android/files/.Fabric). The folder exist, but its empty. Tried to delete the folder ...
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Restore backup.ab file on firestick?

I'm trying to restore a backup file onto a fire stick 2 using adb restore backup.ab, however the restore confirmation doesn't come up on the fire stick. The device is rooted and currently have twrp. ...
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Just now updated my Twrp to latest version and now i have “decryption problem”

Device: Oneplus 5 Updated Twrp version: twrp-3.3.0-1-cheeseburger.img link Oxygen OS Version: 9.0.4 (latest) Yes i can normally use phone, but typing password in Twrp doesn't decrypt the phone. ...