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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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Is erasing the `misc` partition a solution to automatic/unnecessary boot into TWRP after having installed LineageOS 15?

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I'm unable to find a good answer that I can understand, so bear with me: I've recently installed TWRP & LineageOS 15 on my Moto G5 (cedric), ...
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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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How to fix phone always booting into recovery even when system exists

I installed CM 14.1 on a Nexus 6 and the first update booted into TWRP automatically to install but failed. I manually installed the zip from the cmupdater folder and rebooted. Now every time I try ...
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Forgot password on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, trying to access for Google Authenticator

I never wrote my password down for my old S7 Edge and managed to forget it. Overthinking the security and privacy, I also never signed up for Samsung's service and Google's Find My Phone only ...
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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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LG G2 D802(T) Recovery Issue

I own a LG G2 D802T. I have rooted it successfully with IORoot but when I try to flash a custom recovery on it, it always fails. I have also tried AutoRec for D802T although it flashes and I am able ...
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How to repair-unbrick-solve my Galaxy Tab 3 10.1" after rooting

I was trying to root my device, but I think something went wrong. I may have bricked my Galaxy Tab 3 10.1. When I noticed that the device was in loop, I tried to root with the CF-Auto-Root file a few ...
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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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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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Can we backup the stock recovery.img in any way?

Suppose I plan to flash my recovery with TWRP/CWM, but then later suppose I would like to move back to the stock recovery. Is it possible to take a backup of stock recovery just like we can take a ...
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TWRP can not find my backup ROM files

I am trying to flash my backup ROM – but when I click "Restore" in TWRP, it doesn't find my files. What am I doing wrong? Screenshots (click images for larger variants)
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Unbrick Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360V

I need to know how to un-softbrick the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. I don't know how it got bricked, I was just asked to fix it. It looks like a bootloop issue. The Product name is SM-G360V. I have ...
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twrp crashes while trying to backup files

Can someone help me with a crashing TWRP backup. I am using twrp 2.8.6.0 I have installed TWRP recovery for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos gt-I9082, but it keeps failing and rebooting to the phone in the ...
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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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Unable to flash custom recovery in Samsung j1 ace

I am trying to use the TWRP custom recovery on my device but am unable to do so. First I made sure I had the latest ADB and Samsung drivers. Downloaded the TWRP .tar file which is compatible( I think ...
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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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Need to recover android system for soft bricked Onda v919 4G

I have an Onda v919 4G that I messed with and broke. I changed a line in the /system/etc/parameters file. I wanted the system to use my SD card (256 Gb) as the primary storage device for my apps and ...
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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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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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Updated to CyanogenMod 12.1, tablet now stuck in bootloop with TWRP

I just updated my tablet (Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1) to the latest CyanogenMod 12.1 snapshot, via the built-in updater. It worked perfectly, and booted into my homescreen just fine. I decided to factory ...
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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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How to run `chmod` command on boot on Android 10?

I have an Android 10 device whose bootloader is unlocked. I have downloaded its firmware, modified it and get the adb shell rooted in recovery. Following are the steps for it: Download AIK Extract ...
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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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Unable to overwrite CWM with TWRP

I'm trying to get TWRP running instead of CWM on my HTX One X. When flashing the recovery through fastboot, and rebooting the phone - the bootloader choice for "recovery" goes straight to CWM. I ...
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TWRP createTarFork() error 255 when backing up data

I have installed FreedomOS on my OnePlus 5. I'm not sure if this is related to FreedomOS, but when I try to make a backup in TWRP with data, system, and boot, it has an error with createTarFork() ...
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TWRP saying no OS is installed

Device information: Motorola Moto G5 16GB (Cedric) Stock firmware, android 7.0 Custom recovery TWRP 3.2.1-0 (previously 3.1.0-0) Bootloader unlocked (obviously) Rooted, Magisk v15.0 I was just going ...
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Unlocking Bootloader Moto G Unable to bootup

I have been trying to unlock the bootloader on my Moto G 3rd Gen, so I can install TWRP Custom recovery and flash a new system image, as my phone will not boot up at all (including recovery mode). I ...
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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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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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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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“Could not do normal boot invalid kernel length”

My G935F shows “Could not do normal boot invalid kernel length” when attempting to boot into TWRP or turn on the device normally. The only thing I can access is ODIN. This happened after attempting to ...
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Where to find “adb” version 1.0.32 to install on Ubuntu?

My laptop has Ubuntu 14.04 as OS. I installed latest version of "android-adb-tools" available in "Synaptic Package Manager". After installation, adb command --help says that adb's version is 1.0.31. ...
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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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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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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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How do I backup media, game data (internal storage) using TWRP?

It is known that TWRP does not back up /data/media as you can read here and on other posts on this site, also on TWRP FAQ How can one bypass this?
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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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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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TWRP loop on booting nokia 3?

i successfully installed twrp but on twrp reboot i selected system and now on opening nokia 3 it goes to twrp. Only twrp can be opened not the OS (normal boot) of nokia 3. I tried flashing stock rom ...
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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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