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Updating to LineageOS 17.1, replacing su with Magisk

Up to 16.1, LineageOS provided su as an add-on, in the shape of an extra zip file which could be installed along with the OS itself using a recovery image such as TWRP. However, with 17.1 they have ...
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How to restore TWRP backup when in boot loop?

Problem My phone is stuck in boot loop after suffering water damage. It only reaches the boot loop when I'm charging, otherwise it does not react at all. Edit: I took the battery out and let it and ...
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Debloat: real remove (system) app (after “pm uninstall” was successful) by script?

There are two ways to get rid of apps to debloat a ROM: adb shell pm uninstall -k --user 0 (run on PC) rm -rf (on device, in Terminal of TWRP) The first method has one big advantage - deleted apps ...
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My Nexus 6p went into Bootloop while installing os

I wanted to install the Pixel dust OS in nexus 6p, for that I had unlocked the bootloader and I had install TWRP and rebooted meanwhile it went into boot loop can anyone please tell me how get out of ...
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I formatted my Android to FAT… Is it the very end of it?

Faced with some mounting error when trying to install a fresh version of LineageOS on a spare Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F), I followed some dubious advice to format the internal memory to FAT and ...
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TWRP is stuck at the boot screen when trying to flash twrp on Mi A2

I am trying to root my Mi A2 android phone. I am following this tutorial. When I try fastboot boot path/to/twrp/image the phone gets stuck on the boot screen. What am I doing wrong? Is it because a) I ...
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Format an SD card from TWRP recovery using shell

I'm trying to format/partition an SD card (that was used as an encrypted storage on an android phone) because it only shows as 15 MB while it's supposed to be 2 GB. I was intending to install a ROM ...
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How to replace /dev/block/bootdevice/config with a blank one?

Is there a way to sideload the empty file, or access shell with root anyhow so I can dd if zero /of it? The phone is an old moto E4. Encrypted. OEM not unlocked. Can't install TWRP either I don't know ...
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How to decrypt a phone in bootloop mode

I have an encrypted android running LineageOS 15. When it said that there was an OTA update, I choose to download and install this new update. In the first moment it seemed to be alright but when the ...
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Bootloader unlocking with a locked bootloader, unlock tool inop

I have a Asus tf700t tablet running 4.2.1,i want to upgrade to 7.0,bootloader locked, I tried the V8 Asus unlock tool, Received "unknown error,possibly network problem, try again later, ...
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TWRP mount storage

I am using Lenovo A6000,I am unable to mount storage, system etc. in twrp , i have no os installed only twrp. I checked some posts here about formatting and then wiping and changing parition type......
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TWRP showing error 7 even when the rom is correct

Hey I was trying to flash resurrection remix 8.6.0 on my Redmi 5A(riva) but twrp showed error 7. Then I tried flashing Pixel Experience but still error 7 i tried reflasing the recovery also tried ...
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I deleted my OS and didn't enabled oem and USB debugg

Actually I deleted my OS on Poco f1 then tried installing pixel experience ROM but it failed .... And I didn't turned on Oem unlock and USB debugging before wiping my os....so plz help how do I ...
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What would be a proper way to set dnscrypt-proxy on my phone to use DoH(Dns over https) to cloudflare servers

I'm using a Mediatek phone(stock rom) running Android 5.1.1 with root privillege(using Magisk). I downloaded the latest version of dnscrypt proxy for arm devices which came in a zip extension and can ...
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Fastboot stuck on “Sending 'boot.img'” (TWRP, Moto G7 plus “lake”)

fastboot version 30.0.4-6686687 Trying to temporarily boot TWRP recovery image twrp-3.4.0-0-lake.img on my unlocked Motorola Moto G7 Plus. Phone is connected via USB Type-C to Type-C cord from the box ...
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Used dd to write userdata.img into phone, now asking me for password

I used dd from twrp terminal to write to userdata on my phone using dd if=userdata.img of=/dev/block/platform/mtk-msdc.0/by-name/userdata when I did reboot, it asks for my password. I tried all the ...
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Zenphone Max Pro M1, twrp-3.2.3-0-X00TD stuck at Starting “ADB sideload Feature…”

Note: This is a post to share the experience that I had, during the installing process of Lineage Os. So That someone else can learn from my experience I'm new to modding Android Phones and installing ...
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Is it possible to use dd command to re-write the entire /system partition

Phone: Mediatek Symphony V32(root privilleged) My /system partition is messed up, I accidently deleted some system apps, and also some bin files. Although it's functioning properly, I pretty much want ...
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How to flash /system using twrp when system.img is 1.7GB and internal storage has 1.5GB max limit

I happen to have an old phone laying around with messed up system partition(a couple of files accidentally deleted). This phone has an internal storage of max 1.5 GB(total 4gb, after setting ...
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How to sideload LineageOS?

I think I updated twrp and adb seems to be working: thufir@doge:~/android$ thufir@doge:~/android$ adb shell getprop | grep twrp thufir@doge:~/android$ thufir@doge:~/android$ adb shell shell@htc_m8:/ ...
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RQT_CLOSE when flashing TWRP into Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) with Odin

I am trying to flash TWRP into my Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) based on official instructions from: https://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-a8-2018/samsung-galaxy-a8-2018-roms-kernels-recoveries--other-...
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Install TWRP in Essential Phone(PH-1): No such partition

I have unlocked bootloader, and in bootloader, I follow the instructions on TWRP site: But I failed with No such partition. Here is my log: ➜ platform-tools ./adb shell getprop ro.boot.slot_suffix ...
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Stuck in system boot loop after TWRP installation

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 and tried installing the custom ROM LineageOS because what could go wrong? Anyways I followed this guide which makes you install TWRP 3.4.0-0 under the Installing a custom ...
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Will installing twrp factory reset the device or not (odin method samsung)

Now im in a custom rom with old twrp version now i want to go back to stock rom in my samsung galaxy on7 i downloaded frimware and odin and im about to flash it after flashing stock rom setting up my ...
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TWRP cannot find backup

Motorola G4 Play, formerly with LineageOS/14.1 + TWRP 3.2 Made the mistake of trying /e/OS but before I did, I copied 2-TWRP full backups and a lot of other pics and data to my Mint 20 laptop. I have ...
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Cannot restore TWRP Backup because it cannot mount internal storage after reboot

I don't set pin/password for my device. The first time I use TWRP, it cannot mount internal storage. So I go ahead and wipe the storage. This allows internal storage to mount and I can create NAndroid ...
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Moto-Z Play with TWRP 3.4 asking for password

I have an unlocked Moto-Z play. I able to install 'fastboot flash recovery twrp.img'. When I boot TWRP, it asks for a password. I tried "default_password" and I changed my screen lock pin ...
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A5 2017 brick at twrp swipe not working

I flash my A5 2017 with odin. when i started the phone it struck at twrp screen with swipe to which screen not working. I tried to re flash, but got fail massage on odin, I tried with stock file in ...
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Can't install TWRP on my X2 Pro Fastboot Error

Hello I have this problem with my realme X2 Pro I wanted to install TWRP on my phone using ADB and Fastboot after unlocking with success my bootloader The problem Is I first intalled with success TWRP ...
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Samsung Galaxy A20, tried root. No OS installed. Sideload doesn't work

I was attempting to root and flash Havoc OS on my phone. I am in TWRP and I don't have the havoc OS image on my device's storage. All of my device has been wiped and there is no OS there anymore (...
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How can I set encryption password, when making a backup with TWRP via ADB?

It is not about decryption, like others have already asked. I need to know how to set encryption key, via CLI. adb backup --twrp then what? Will it use my phone's encryption password? If so, why won't ...
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Does TWRP backup all apps and data, as opposed to ADB?

I need to backup every single user installed app, beyond system apps. I have heard that adb backup will only backup some of these apps (the ones which allows it). Although, I'm not sure if this is the ...
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How can I access the internal storage on a device with adopted storage

For my tablet I have TWRP on it and it can't access the sd card as it is encrypted. I need to put some files on it to flash with TWRP. How can I access it? I have magisk so I can do root options
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How to install TWRP or any custom recovery for a phone its not listed

So my phone is Tecno Camon 15 Pro and I cannot find any custom recovery for my device. (e.g. TWRP, OrangeFox, Pitch Black or others) so how do I install a custom recovery on this or any such device ...
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Flashing TWRP.img on Xiaomi Mi A3 to root the device does not work

H1@all Working on Ubuntu 20.04 I want to root my device to uninstall some apps (.apk) and possibly also install Ubuntu-Touch. I want to uninstall almost all Google apps because I don't have a Google ...
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how can installing a custom recovery such as TWRP lead to a device going into a bootloop

I see a large number of posts stating that users ended up with their device going into a bootloop after flashing TWRP. If TWRP is flashed to the /recovery/ partition, how is it possible for the device ...
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Android phone don’t boot to logo and even recovery, after flashing firmware through twrp

Please help me my moto g2 2014 xt1079. I installed lineage 14.1 using twrp but sim was not working so i flashed a cm14.1 firmware in twrp after that i clicked reboot but phone goes off and didn’t ...
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Is it possible to have manageable encryption when using TWRP/unlocked bootloader and modified ROM?

Every single piece of information I've come across warns me about issues with sane encryption when using custom recovery, unlocked bootloader and non-stock ROM (as in modified, not community AOSP ...
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Where is the e4crypt policy stored?

Restoring the Data partition from TWRP fails due to a missing e4crypt policy: ==> extracting: //data/user/10/ (mode 40771, directory) Cannot find key for 10 error looking up proper e4crypt policy ...
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“Now unlock your device and confirm the backup operation”…when trying to backup through abd (TWRP)

Phone: Moto C Plus Phone OS: Android 7.0 PC OS: Windows 7 TWRP: 3.1.1 Rooted I'm trying to backup directly to PC from TWRP recovery through adb cmd. The cmd adb devices shows the device id and the ...
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Broken recovery on Huawei Mate SE

So a while back I was trying to flash an unofficial TWRP recovery, and I ran into a bit of an issue. The process involved fastboot flashing a recovery partition that is unique to Huawei phones (...
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How to fix a phone that always boots into TWRP when OS exists

A friend of mine has this small Samsung device. He forgot the PIN he set on it and decided to hard reset the phone using power button+ volume up +home. That booted into TWRP. He then used the Wipe ...
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Is the root file different if a custom rom is installed? [closed]

Do I need a different root file if I have installed a custom rom on Android? Who creates root files for devices?
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TWRP 0MB Internal storage issue

I have a Lenovo tab 4-10 TBX304L I flashed it with TWRP and It shows 0 MB for Internal storage. I Tried changing file system to ext 2 and ext4.wiped data and system. Reinstalled android stock rom via ...
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Sailfish (pixel 1) phone with stock android stuck in boot loop: help installing lineage

I have successfully installed lineage os on a nexus 6 that worked perfectly with stock android. That is the extent of my experience with non-stock android. I have a google pixel (sailfish) device that ...
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I keep getting redirected to TWRP after trying to boot to my newly installed LineageOS-16

I've been trying to install LineageOS 17.1 on my Xiaomi redmi note 8 for almost a month now, and there is always one obstacle or another. First problem is that while the tutorial websites clearly ...
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Not able to reach recovery or TWRP on Redmi 4A Only blank screen

One week back I successfully unlocked,rooted,put TWRP and flashed LineageOS 17.1. Today morning i read [GUIDE] How to Create Custom Splash Screen (… | Xiaomi Mi 5. After following the link now the ...
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Xiaomi android always boot in recovery (twrp) mode

I tried to install twrp in my xiaomi redmi 7A, and it worked, but now i'm not able to boot the system. The steps i followed are as follows: fastboot flash recovery recovery.img fastboot boot recovery....
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How could I retrive full internal storage of an Android smartphone in order to restore data? [duplicate]

In TWRP, I originally intended to only formating Data as F2FS but didn't know that from around Android 5, data is a subfolder under /sdcard and everything in /sdcard is gone. How could I retrive a ...
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I failed to install Magisk and now I can't get out of TWRP

I have a Xiaomi redmi note 8, which runs on MIUI-11, I've recently unlocked my phone with MiUnlock, the official program of xiaomi to unlock (root) your phone. I've stumbled across a few hickupps, but ...

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