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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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How to restore OnePlus 3 with possibly corrupted partitions?

I don't remember exactly how, but I think TWRP ended up corrupting some of my phone. Regardless, now when I try booting into a recovery other than the CM14 Recovery, I just get a black screen after ...
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Flashing a soft bricked Blu Life One XL

Recently I tried to root my phone using KingoRoot. The result was a BLU Life One XL that wouldn't load past the BLU logo. The first thing I tried, was going into Recovery Mode and clearing cache and ...
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Nexus 7 won't boot after installing twrp

In How do I root my Nexus 7? step 7, I couldn't figure out what "on-device fastboot controls" meant. Now when I boot the nexus 7, the google logo with an open padlock appears for a second, and then ...
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LG G2 D802 (No Download Mode)

I have downloaded Lollipop for G2 D802. But when I flashed it, it shows fastboot mode started. I have followed a thread on XDA and flash LAF.img via fastboot but still no download mode (only fastboot)....
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TWRP: compress files using file manager

I checked the TWRP 3.1.0.0 file manager and it didn't have the option to compress files; I've also checked AROMA File Manager and it lacked it too. My question is, since twrp can work win zip files (...
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Moto G2 (Titan): “fastboot flash recovery” won't work.

my Basic Plan, is to install the latest Version of LineageOS 14.01 via TWRP 2.8.0.1. This failed with an error "unknown command [log]". Next Idea: update TWRP to latest Version 3.1 and try again. So i ...
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Reinstalling TWRP via Odin on Android 4.1, failed after “SetupConnection”

I recently installed TWRP recovery into a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8013 tablet running Android 4.1.1 via Odin. I wanted to install a custom ROM, in this case LineageOS. Unfortunately, I installed ...
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Installed TWRP recovery on a Verizon-locked device but didn't unlock bootloader: options?

On a Verizon Galaxy S3, I installed the TWRP recovery not realizing Verizon's bootloader is locked. Now it boots to "System software not authorized by Verizon Wireless has been found on your phone. ...
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CWM or TWRP not supported?

I'm trying to install CWM or TWRP for my D801 LG G2 and they both say "device not supported". TWRP doesn't give me any other options, but CWM shows D802 is supported. Can I install that or will it ...
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Where does twrp keep the internal storage backed up?

I have chosen to backup everything and all extra partitions on my twrp backup. When browsing the twrp backup folder, I renamed the .win extentions to .tar and unziped them using linux but I cannot ...
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Make TWRP recovery permanent

Phone: Xiaomi Redmi 4 prime (unlocked) Rom (custom): lineage-13.0 By entering into fastboot, using the twrp 3.0.2.0 recovery image (made specifically for this phone) and issuing the following ...
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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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Is it safe to use OTA update while rooted with TWRP

I have a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 F, in which I have installed TWRP and rooted with SuperSu. Recently it notified me of an OTA update: T2_A7_10F_S000057_160701_ROW But I am not sure if I should install ...
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GT-i9195I not recognized by USB

I was not able to boot into system and thought it was a good idea to format the sdcard and flash a new firmaware. Unfortunately I can't find a working rom. So I decided to Flash stock rom or update ...
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How to root and install TWRP on LG G3

I would like to install LineageOS on my LG G3 d855. Therefore I need to install TWRP. Therefore I need to root my device. I am running an ubuntu laptop and tried to use PurpleDrake-Lite but it ended ...
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Is knowing the MTK processor version sufficient to get the right twrp image on Android device?

If I download a twrp image depending on the MTK processor version and not the device name/ manufacturer, will I be wrong ? and will it be 100% working? Note: the device is not rooted, I am actually ...
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Encrypting custom ROM

I'd like to encrypt my phone, but I'm afraid it might interfere with the Over-The-Air updates of the custom ROM I installed via flashed TWRP. Does the custom ROM need to support encryption somehow? Is ...
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Saving contacts when I change ROM on Xiaomi MI3

I have a Xiaomi MI3 running an Android 6.0 CyanogenMod version. I want to return to use a MIUI Rom, but I don't know how save all the contacts (a lot of them aren't saved on the google account, they ...
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How to re-unlock bootloader for OnePlus One

I have OnePlus One with CyanogenMod 12 from factory and I decided to update to CM 13 (nightly build). To achieve this I did the following from OSX: Unlock the bootloader (fastboot oem unlock) Boot ...
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TWRP recovery: “pm install /path/to.apk” not working

I'm making a flashable zip for TWRP, to debloat my phone. I also want to install apps in the same script. However, when I do "pm install /path/to.apk" (whether in a script or through the terminal) I ...
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flashing twrp on lg g4 no error, but no twrp

I'm trying to flash twrp to my lg g4. I've reached the part where I run fastboot flash recovery twrp.img And everything seems to work fine, but when I try to enter recovery mode, I get the default ...
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Samsung galaxy S Duos 2 gt-s7582 codename error

Trying to install ressurection remix 7.1 ends in error because my samsung which should be named kyleprods is named kylepro(which is the codename for gt-s7580). Also, there is no OS installed on it ...
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Stuck with stock rom

I have a galaxy s5 g900f and here is my problem i can't flash any custom rom i tried twrp cwm philz edition and the problem is the same i get stuck at* patching system image unconditionally at the ...
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Unable to find partition for path '/sdcard' in TWRP

I have been trying to root my Nexus 5x running Android 7.1.2 (N2G47F) So put SuperSU.zip file to install it from TWRP. I executed following command - fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.0.2-0-bullhead....
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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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Backup size doesn't seem to be correct

I installed TWRP 3.1.0-0 (unofficial, from here) on my Redmi 3S Prime and tried to make a Nandroid backup. I've never taken Nandroid backup before. I have a linux PC. On my PC, I installed adb and ...
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How do I update ADB on my phone

So my phone was stuck in a boot loop. Last time this happened, I just simply used adb sideload after wiping my phone to flash a new rom. It worked fine. This time, however, it won't let me use adb ...
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Bricked my TF300T: How to re-partition internal storage to get it back?

I upgraded to Katkiss's Android 5.0 image. It was nice but in reading I saw I could use the F2FS file system to prevent slowdown from normal usage. So I went to format /data thinking that would give ...
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Is it possible to root directly custom rom?

I have bought Xiaomi Mi 5c (bootloader unlocked) and tried to root it. I think I've used every possible software available on internet for rooting (like TWRP+SuperSU, iRoot, KingRoot), even tried to ...
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Cloning file system without touchscreen

I dropped my Samsung S4mini from great height and now my display and touchscreen are completely destroyed (I can see some colors and pixels, and could probably touch something in the upper part, but ...
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TeamWin “No OS Installed” Android Nexus 5

I lost my phone in Peru and had to downgrade to my old Nexus 5. It was rooted so I couldn't update the OS. In trying to unroot it, I [somehow] deleted the OS, and now the phone won't boot. I get to ...
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Removing verification scripts from a stock ROM

I'm not really familiar with Android development so I'm not sure how to go about this, sorry if those questions are basic. I have successfully flashed a TWRP recovery on my MTK6797 phone (UMI Z Pro) ...
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HTC Desire stuck on HTC Logo on start up!!! Only able to open recovery

I was trying to root my HTC Desire 820 device and followed all steps as recommended by the XDA Thread. Now my issue is that it is stuck at HTC logo screen and not moving forward at all. Below are ...
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What happens when I wipe the internal storage of a device using TWRP?

When I wipe the internal storage using TWRP recovery, does this fully wipe the contents of the phone's hard disk, leaving a blank, unformatted space? After doing this, will I be able to restore the ...
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I want to automate backups on an encrypted device; how can I soft reboot into TWRP so I don't have to enter my password?

I've recently been exploring my options for automating backups, and I noticed FlashFire soft reboots into its environment, thereby eliminating the need to enter an encryption password. FlashFire has ...
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TWRP system backup larger than system partition

I made a nandroid backup with TWRP 3.0.2 on Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. When I tried to restore it, TWRP reported error 255 while restoring system partition. Upon closer examination, I realized that the size ...
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Restoring apps from TWRP

I have a backup of my previous MIUI ROM(using TWRP), and presently, I am on custom ROM called cyonogenmod. Now, I need to restore my previous user apps(apps that are installed from Play Store) and ...
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ADB/fastboot stopped working in recovery mode

Something went wrong when I updated my Nexus 4 (Mako) with Paranoid Android 6 via TWRP 2.8. I formated the phone in Recovery Mode but now I unable to connect to adb to transfer new OS image in the ...
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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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I can't understand the error

I tried to delete ES File Explorer from my Lollipop 5.1.1. I have a system root and the explorer was a system app. In Link2SD app, it said frozen, so I thought it might be useless to keep it.Anyways I ...
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Unable to get past odin mode

I have a Galaxy S5 that had Cyanogenmod + CWM for about a year. The other day it started randomly shutting down and getting stuck in the bootloader screen ("SELINUX ENFORCING" + Samsung logo). No ...
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OnePlus One (Bacon) Partition Problem

I used a custom ROM which completely messed up my partition of OPO. Need partition details of OPO. In TWRP Recovery mode when I select 'Internal Storage' partition, it says'Invalid Partition Selection'...
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How can I flash gapps onto an unbranded, custom storage disk?

I want to flash the gapps package onto a custom storage disk. It is unbranded. It has Android 5.1 arm but no google apps (no google play, google play services, etc). I don't wish to root my phone. I ...
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Android Rooting

I rooted my Motorola moto g 2nd gen (titan) by first unlocking bootloader officially through the Motorola website. After that i flashed twrp recovery and rooted my phone using supersu. to install ...
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Can't root because can't turn off verification

How can I turn off verification in TWRP - I see many descriptions that say turn it off in settings, but there's no way to do that that I can see. If I boot into "recovery" mode the touch screen does ...
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Cannot flash phone to install TWRP (One plus One)

I have a one plus one phone and I am looking to install TWRP on it as its built in OS crashed. I have run fastboot oem unlock the result is ... OKAY command to unlock the phone but ...
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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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twrp flash successful but stuck at “recovery is not seandroid enforcing”

when i try to flash twrp odin says "PASS", but when I attempted to reboot into recovery mode, my phone froze on the 'Samsung Galaxy Grand prime' screen with a message in small red text at the top ...
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TWRP boot loop in Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (i8190L)

Issue TWRP start and still looping. After tried to encrypt my device (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini - i8190L) from Settings menu in Cyanogenmod rom. It started to encrypt but in some point it stop and said ...

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