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How to fix bootloop or decrypt /data in TWRP?

I am trying to recover the data from a default/factory encrypted Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge stuck in a bootloop (i.e.: restarting endlessly when booting the system). It is using the stock rom. Only the ...
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TWRP stuck at splash screen - Nexus 6P Android N

I am following this guide: [GUIDE] Unlock/Root/Flash for Nexus 6P The bootloader is already unlocked. Now I'm trying to flash the TWRP recovery. (Section 2). As the device runs Android N, I first ...
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NANDroid backup/restore of CM11 encrypted device after wipe

is it possible to restore a NANDroid backup of a encrypted device running CyanogeMod 11 (KitKat 4.4.2) after performing "Format Data" in TWRP recovery (this function wipes the encrypted partitions)? ...
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Broke screen, how to perform Nandroid/TWRP backup blindly?

I have broken my HTC One (M8)'s display (and probably more) while attempting to replace the battery, and I'm selling it via eBay for parts. How do I attempt a full Nandroid backup with TWRP and then ...
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I/O errors opening files in data partition

I'm trying to repair a Moto G (XT1008, unlocked) device. When booting normally, the motorola splash finishes and the android desktop shows up for one second, then a bunch of pop ups show up informing ...
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TWRP not detecting external storage, shown as 0MB

I have managed to install TWRP using Odin on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100). Installed TWRP version twrp-2.8.7.0-t03g.img.tar. It is showing External Sdcard (0MB). Why is that so? Can anyone ...
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Android Nexus 6 Bricked? TeamWin splash screen turns on and off

I think I've bricked my Nexus 6. Every time I turn it on, the teamwin (TWRP) splash screen keeps literally flashing on and off. I would be able to flash a stock system on but I can't due to the fact ...
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Zip file is corrupt error in TWRP

TWRP and TWRP Treble give me error of "Zip file is corrupt" when I install zip roms or files. I wiped all the things that needs. (/Dalvik Cache, /System, /Data, /Cache) but nothing changed. I ...
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Unable to flash anything using twrp. “Cannot mount/vendor”

I updated to the latest version of RR 6.0 (2018-04-05 security patch)using dirty flash. After updating I realised that I was not able to flash any zip. "Cannot mount/vendor" error was being shown. I ...
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Nexus 5 in boot loop

I will explain the issue in sequence I was running custom ROM on my Nexus 5. One day the device was stuck in flying colour dot animation and never came out of that I went to recovery mode and cleaned ...
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Restore all data to another rooted device (LineageOS)

Is it possible to export all phone data (phone settings, installed apps, app data...) and import it to another device (different model) in one shot? What I'm looking for is a way to "mirror" all data ...
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Galaxy S2 - Can't get rid of Cyanogen Recovery

So here's the deal. I'm running CM 12.1 on my phone. I really need/want to flash TWRP, but every single time I do it (via Heimdall), no matter what I do, I always get Cyanogen Recovery, which is ...
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`/data` and `/sdcard` use the same block device?

My OnePlus 3 is in a pretty weird situation. I deleted the contents of /sdcard on an adb shell while my phone was running TWRP via: # rm -r /sdcard* I also deleted the hidden files files but they ...
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Nexus 6 automatically remounting system read-only, deleted files returning

tl;dr I mount system rw I try to copy/update/write /system/xposed.prop System is auto-remounted ro, causing the write to fail (applicable to a variety of workarounds) Moving/renaming/deleting files ...
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TWRP backup directly to network drive

I am trying to create a TWRP backup of my phone, but I don't have enough storage space to create the backup. Is there some way to backup directly to an external drive on my local network, like I do ...
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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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My phone got bricked by encryption - any ideas how to fix it?

So I wanted to root my Redmi Note 5 pro and install a custom ROM but sadly I bricked it in the process. It started when TWRP (3.3.1-0-whyred) told me to enter a password that didn't exist. Googled it, ...
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Missing “Manage root accesses” under developer options in LineageOS 16

My phone is Mi 5s Plus 6GB/128GB. After a clean installation (flashed MIUI 9.6.27 first) of official LineageOS 16.0 Sep 19, 2019 I can't find "Manage root accesses" under developer options. After ...
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Fastboot Xiaomi system partition problem

I am trying to upgrade Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite to Android Pie via fastboot ROM images. It was on Oreo, initially. Had TWRP installed in boot.img because it is an A/B slots device. TWRP is officially ...
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Nexus 5X: bootloop after restoring NANDroid backup via TWRP

I was using LG Nexus 5X with Lineage OS 14.1 for a long time. I wanted to switch to stock Oreo ROM to see how it is. I made a backup of the following items (Lineage OS 14.1) using TWRP: Boot System ...
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Stuck in LineageOS boot logo when installing on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 global

I booted TWRP 3.2.3-0 using fastboot, then followed #5 unlocking fastboot to install it permanently on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cause of the problematic anti-rollback from Xiaomi. Next, I installed the ...
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TWRP: Failed to mount '/preload' (Invalid argument)

With TWRP, on almost every operation I get Failed to mount '/preload' (Invalid argument) My device currently can not boot, and this may have something to do with it, /preload is currently in /etc/...
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ADB restore: how do I restore the entire backup?

Before flashing a custom ROM to my Nexus 5, I made a backup of system, data and cache using adb backup --twrp; this gave me a 17GB backup.ab file. My custom ROM endeavour went wrong and now I want to ...
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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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(SOLVED) How (methods) to unlock Bootloader on own Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Data Recovery context)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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(SOLVED) How to recover data from Android … /sdCard/ … /Downloads on Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Android 6 Marshmallow)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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How do i root on galaxy j5

I want root on my samsung galaxy j5 without pc. I can't root with 1 click root the one click root are all bad for this phone. I don't have twrp.Is any way to get root access with that phone? I don't ...
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Is it possible to do a TWRP restore from laptop - would adb restore do the same? Other ways to perform restore?

This is a pretty annoying situation I've found myself in. A section of my screen has become non-responsive, sort of across the top, where the top row of digits would be. I read online that a ...
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Nexus 5 boot loop after depleted battery shutdown

Yesterday my phone turned off after the battery had depleted and now, after charging it, both the OS and TWRP are stuck when trying to boot (on boot animation and TWRP boot image respectively). I'm ...
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How to wipe OS partition in TWRP?

Operating system partition can be wiped in order to reinstall a broken ROM installation for example, personal files will be left intact. What is the correct partition to wipe? Partitions for OnePlus ...
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Failed to map file - TWRP on KLTE

I am trying to update my su binary. I previously used SuperSU, but switched to CWM SuperUser and now it is telling me to update my su binary. It tells me to reboot to recovery mode which works and ...
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LG G4 can't boot past LG logo after rooting

I unlocked my LG G4 device using this guide and installed twrp-3.2.0.2-1-h815 recovery. All worked just well, then I downloaded SuperSU by Chainfire, placed it into my device and installed the ...
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Decryption process was interrupted and “Device memory damaged” message is shown.

-Phone model: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 -Rooted. -USB debuging was active before the problem. -TWRP is installed. version 3.0.2-0. -rom is stock android forgot the version. -I know the encryption key....
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Nexus 5 failed recovery due to /data partition

I got a nexus 5 off of eBay, the seller said he had tried to root it and failed so I thought I would have a crack at it. I thought it would be an easy restore but I ran into a few problems: Phone ...
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Why my LG G4 cannot boot or use TWRP custom recovery but cyanogenrecovery without problems?

For several days I am trying to get TWRP custom recovery on my LG G4 h815 International. Currently the phone is unlocked and has Cyanogenmod 13 and cyanogenrecovery but without google gapps. I really ...
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Unable to flash TWRP on a LG G4 (LG H815)

I own an international LG G4 LG H815 and running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For the whole day I am unable to flash TWRP on the phone. First I unlocked the bootloader with succes. Now I am trying to flash TWRP ...
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Bootloop & Cannot get into any recovery mode stock/CMW/TWRP

My Samsung s4 mini (I9190) is in bootloop. I CANNOT go into recovery mode by power+home+volume up. I CAN go into download mode by power+volume down. "Firmware upgrade and initialisation" by Kies ...
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TWRP: “E: Unable to mount storage” after encrypting phone

I get E: Unable to mount storage error in TWRP after encrypting my phone. CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM (based on Android 5.1.1, my phone is HTC One M7) in use, CM uses AOSP encryption that is supported by ...
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CM 12.1 Nexus 5 stuck on bootloop and recovery load-up

I've got quite a peculiar problem with my Nexus 5. Last night, I left my phone on charge. It was working normally and the software was functional etc. However, once I woke up, the phone was ...
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Create burnable image of Android?

I'm using a tool to flash an Android device with a .img file. The tool is called USB Flash Burner. What this tool does is you boot the Android device up while pressing a paperclip in the reset ...
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Installing custom ROM with twrp | error executing updater binary in zip

I have a rooted HTC One X with stock Ice Cream Sandwich (4.2.2) and I want to install crDroid ROM. I've tried to install multiple times, I've wiped Dalvik-system-data-cache, and every time I get error ...
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Nandroid Backup restore fails with error 255

I recently destroyed the screen of my OnePlus One and had to send it in for repair. I used TWRP to make a Nandroid Backup before packing the device. Yesterday, I received a new device, obviously not ...
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How to fix emmc memory showing 0mb?

Yesterday actually I messed my Xolo Q700. Actually I wanted to install a custom ROM "experia final" on it. But I didn't installed any custom recovery previously. So I installed TWRP recovery using ...
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defining functions in TWRP

In "normal" android you start up a Terminal emulator or do "adb shell" and then from there you can defining a function by: function name { #code } name #runs "name" But by using adb shell over TWRP ...
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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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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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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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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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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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