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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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Install TWRP and Magisk Manager on Moto G5 Plus without rooting

I would like to install Google Play Services for AR (ARCore) on my Moto G5 Plus, running Oreo 8.1 - this device is not on the official Google supported list. I believe this is possible with TWRP and ...
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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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System bootlooping after TWRP installation

I have installed TWRP through Odin, then I booted it. I only seen it, I haven´t done anything, just rebooted to the system again, and it got stuck on trying to boot the system. It's Samsung J7 Prime ...
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I'm stuck at TWRP recovery menu,whenever I turn on my device.

I had a perfectly good root on my Samsung Tab (SM-T111). However I downloaded and installed "quick reboot" from play store. I selected boot to recovery (in the app). Now whenever I try to turn on my ...
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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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How to debug boot loop?

I have a boot looping Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (also known as GT-i9195 or serranoltexx – this is not GT-i9195i or serranoveltexx). Current behavior: when the phone is off, pressing power button ...
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How to update TWRP from within TWRP?

I'm in TWRP after a factory reset and I'd like to avoid to install some OS to update TWRP with the [TWRP update app TWRP from within TWRP? I have a Moto G2014 and previously had Cyanogenmod 13 ...
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how to change the IMEI of a generic ANDROID cellphone

First of all, I live in Brazil, and my country still deny the entrance of generic cellphones from China, the politicians here want to receive more tax from buying a original cellphone at a price of an ...
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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 decrypt password

TWRP 3.2.3 asks for a decrypt password at startup, which I never set. Ignoring with 'cancel' leads to the main menu, but then the internal storage is marked as 0 byte (e.g. when trying to backup), ...
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TWRP, can't uncheck “Mount system partition read-only”

I installed this Twrp on my Samsung a40 using Heimdall, worked well but I can't uncheck the option "Mount system partition read-only" in Mount. So, I can't flash Magisk, it fails to mount /system. 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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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 : Tried to install TWRP, can't boot into recovery mode now

I followed the instructions for the Odin install method here and and installed the twrp-3.2.3-0-ha3g.img.tar using Odin (Reboot in Odin was unticked). Everything went fine, but when I had to launch ...
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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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how to re-install TWRP from Linux?

Android version: 4.4.3 HTC Sense version: 6.0 software number: 2.23.661.2 HTC SDK API level: 6.25 kernel version: 3.4.0-g52343b3 and @ABM105 #1 ...
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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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Can't boot into system or recovery

I had the Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Note 7 Pro which got an OTA update and after the update was installed it got stuck on the boot logo of the phone, the usual keys for recovery mode don't work. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How to take full image backup of partitions or eMMC?

I have an Archos 55 Platinum here. There is also a unofficial TWRP, if this might help. I would like to make a backup of the storage of the phone, like dd for any partition, so I can inspect the ...
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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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How to stop Stock ROM overwriting the Custom Recovery?

I was trying to flash a Custom Recovery (TWRP) on my Friend's phone (Realme 3). It was officialy supported by TWRP and was listed on their website so I downloaded the Custom Recovery. Then I unlocked ...
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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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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 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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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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how can installing a custom recovery such as TWRP lead to a device going into a bootloop [duplicate]

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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