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How to decrypt Shelter/work profile without access to the app and no credentials?

I am referring to the topic How to decrypt Island / Work profile and Parallel Apps user in TWRP? After installing a work profile (via Shelter) I wanted to install a backup of my LineageOS 17.1 via ...
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Zip file is corrupt error in TWRP - Awnser [closed]

I found this question and i found an awnser to this: Zip file is corrupt error in TWRP question: You need the comand adb push -p xxxxx.zip /storage/. for your transfer of files in the ADB and Fastboot ...
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How to tell which partitions to backup in recovery (TWRP)?

I have TWRP as my recovery on a Galaxy phone. There are so many options to choose which partitions to backup. What do they all do? My goal is to be able to recover from the largest number of disasters....
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SP Flash Tool | Error. Status_preloader_invalid

I am trying to write a custom recovery (TWRP) using SP_Flash_Tool but I get a Status_preloader_invalid error. The device is "OPPO F1S" with chipset MT6755. Here is a screenshot of the error ...
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What creating bootloop when flashing TWRP? [duplicate]

I follow this XDA tutorial to flash TWRP and rooting Samsung Galaxy J250F. However, after flashing TWRP via Odin, the phone only boots into recovery, not system. Even factory reset or empty the misc ...
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Phone keeps rebooting on Volume Up + Power (trying to install ROM)

I tried to install Android's ROM and got ERROR 7, then I wiped out cache, data, internal storage, where was twrp.apk installed. After that I cant get into boot menu (with Install, Wipe... buttons). ...
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What does this command do? dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/platform/soc/xx.sdhci/by-name/misc [duplicate]

In the question How to fix phone always booting into recovery even when system exists, there is a solution that is well-received. The method is as followed: Navigate into /dev/block/platform/soc/: ...
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In TWRP Wipe button, the description in the slider say “factory reset” but its other description doesn't seem so. Which one is correct? [duplicate]

When I access to the TWRP (version 3.2.1-0) and select the Wipe button, the screen says: Wipes Data, Cache, and Dalvik (not including internal storage) Most of the time this is the only wipe that you ...
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ODIN - Error <ID:0/004> Complete(Write) operation failed

I am currently trying to root an android 10 device (a samsung sm-j600f) using ODIN 3.14.1 and TWRPbut when I hit the start button I get <ID:0/004> Complete(Write) operation failed. error. The ...
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How to increase the size of the system partition?

I have an old Google pixel 1 and I was trying to install a GSI but I get this a message on TWRP saying Size of image is larger than target device, so I went to wipe > advanced wipe > selected ...
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How to insert a recovery and root in HTC Desire 820 Dual Sim?

I want to insert a custom ROM in HTC Desire 820 dual sim. I have unlocked the bootloader and tried to insert a TWRP recovery. I have tried multiple recoveries namely: HTC_A51_TWRP_Recovery_3.0.2-...
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Another Without-Unlock Backup Question: (Temporarily) Booting a Recovery?

There was a nice thorough discussion of backups for non-rooted (and maybe also locked) devices here. Most of that covered Android 4.x+ because of the use of adb backup, which apparently doesn't exist ...
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“Failed to load kernel” after flashing LineageOS 17.1 on Moto G6

I purchased a new Motorola Moto G6 with the intention to try out using LineageOS instead of the stock rom. Here's everything that used to appear in the About section of the Settings. Keep in mind I ...
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Download/Fastboot Mode Broken

I have the Samsung J5 Pro (SM-J530F). Two years ago I installed TWRP via Odin and download mode and it worked great. Since then I never entered download mode again because I installed all my roms with ...
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Accidentally wiped internal storage on Nexus 10 via TWRP now I can't turn on my tablet

I wanted to use TWRP to install an Android image but when I was deleting the already existing Android image files, I accidentally pressed "Internal Storage" and now when I try to operate my ...
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How can I do TWRP nandroid backup without going into recovery?

I want to do a full backup. I have TWRP installed. But the problem is, part of my screen is not working so I can't tap on options to enable storage (photos and stuff) backup as it doesn't do that by ...
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Can't get SP Flash Tool working with Blackview BV5500 to install TWRP Recovery

I have installed Phone drivers (I have BV5500Plus & BV9500, same chipset MT67xx, same driver). For both phones, VCOM drivers are seen in Win10 if I connect turned OFF phone onto USB with Vol-DN ...
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SNote and TWRP manual restore problem

This is my first time posting here and I am not sure how to best classify this question with tags, so please excuse me. Here's the problem: I have backed up the data partition with TWRP and then wiped ...
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Where can I get TWRP for my Lenovo Tab M8 FHD Tablet?

I have searched around for the TWRP custom recovery for this device, but haven't been able to find it. I have tried porting one on my own but didn't find the right tutorial to figure this out. Can ...
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TWRP not asking me to enter password to decrypt

I need to restore from a backup. However TWRP stopped asking me for the password to decrypt. In the terminal emulator I tried twrp decrypt 1234 but got the error "Failed to decrypt data". ...
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TWRP restore: backup not seen in different device (same model)

I have 2 pieces of the same device (crackling) and I wanted to clone #1 onto #2. Both are running TWRP 3.4.0. I ran backup (unencrypted) to SD card on #1. Backup data is stored on the SD card in TWRP/...
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TWRP for new 2020 Samsung device

I wanted to buy a new phone, but one that I could install TWRP on. I searched and found that the Galaxy A01 CORE is cheap and good and I almost bought it. I tried to search for TWRP for the device ...
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How to decrypt Island / Work profile and Parallel Apps user in TWRP?

TWRP 3.4.0.0 release introduced multiuser decryption which means no more error 255 or other multiuser backup errors on devices with multiple users setup. The problem is, TWRP requires all the users to ...
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What are the good practices of backing up of ROM's using TWRP if I change ROM's often

I want to check and play with different ROM's at my mobile phone. My phone is unlocked and rooted. Here is scenario: I installed LineageOS 17.1(microG) and made backup using TWRP. I check all options ...
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Not booting into TWRP but instead stock recovery

I installed TWRP with ODIN and used adb reboot bootloader to go into Odin mode. When I boot into recovery it goes to the stock recovery. I used this command:- adb reboot recovery to go into recovery. ...
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Flashing GApps from Recovery, getting Error Code: 20

When I try to flash GApps right after flashing LineageOS with TWRP I get, Updater process ended with ERROR: 20 Error installing zip file '/sdcard/open_gapps-arm64-10.0-micro-20201114.zip What is the ...
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TWRP tells me: adb: sideload connection failed: insufficient permissions for device: user in plugdev group; are your udev rules wrong?

❯ adb sideload lineage-17.1-20201108-nightly-guacamole-signed.zip * daemon not running; starting now at tcp:5037 * daemon started successfully adb: sideload connection failed: insufficient permissions ...
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TWRP can't access internal or SD storage (0MB) after crash+bootloop on LG G3 D855

After a random system crash my rooted LG G3 (D855) fails to boot into android (Android 10, Lineage OS, boot loop). As I have a recent backup on my SD card, I'm trying to restore to that in TWRP (3.4.0....
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TWRP won't select USB drive with USB OTG cable

I have a USB OTG type C cable with a flash drive connected to it. The flash drive is formatted with FAT32. The phone can see it, TWRP can see it, but TWRP can't select it. In TWRP I try to mount it ...
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Restoring the /data partition on Android 11 yields an unlockable phone

I have a Xiaomi A2 which went into a bootloop due to a buggy Android 11 OTA update. It's a bug in the update, and a lot of people are affected. My phone really had a rather vanilla setup (original ...
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Kernel flash fails with “Dumping/splitting image failed. Aborting…”

I compiled this kernel for my OnePlus5T. After that, I packaged it with AnyKernel3 (I'm getting "Dumping/splitting image failed. Aborting..."). anykernel.sh # AnyKernel3 Ramdisk Mod Script # ...
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Documentation of /system/addon.d

Placing scripts into /system/addon.d/ makes them execute before and after every OTA packag upgrade. This is used or mentioned in multiple places. I have multiple questions about this: Is this a ...
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Can I copy data to be restored, if phone is stuck in bootloop?

My phone is stuck in a bootloop. I can get into TWRP recovery, which has a file manager. I can also connect the USB cable to computer and see the phones internal memory. Is there a way to copy text ...
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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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Generate a root debloat script from a package list after a successful non-root debloat

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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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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