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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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Can not update to lollipop due to TWRP recovery

I use Nexus 7 2012 wifi version. I rooted the device and installed TWRP recovery on it when it was on 4.4.4. Now the lollipop update of 5.0.2 is available to install, whenever I download the update ...
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Cannot update to Lollipop on rooted Moto G 2nd Gen

I have rooted my device a few days back. Today I received Lollipop update for my Moto G 2nd gen. I downloaded the updates and clicked on install updates. When I clicked on Install updates, it powered ...
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Changed device DPI now stuck in a bootloop

Device: OnePlus One ROM: MultiROM with CM11s as internal, and CM12 nightly as secondary Recovery: TWRP Backup location: USB OTG Backup method: Online Nandroid Backup application So I have quite a ...
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Failed to get default contexts and file mode for storage files

I'm trying to flash a new ROM to my Asus Transformer Infinity (TF700T). I unlocked it and installed TWRP 2.8.3.0, but when I launch the recovery, the output screen immediately displays the following: ...
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Is factory reset neccessary when updating cyanogenMod?

I have rooted my phone and have TWRP installed. I am updating CyanogenMod 11 to 12. Do I need to do a factory reset/ Clear data partition to proceed or can I do without it?
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I dont know how to update android wia twrp

I root my LG G3 month ago. I also installed TWRP recovery. Today an Android update comes to my phone. I download the update, my phone restarts and shows TWRP. So I reboot my phone again – but again ...
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Installing TWRP on Xperia running CM11

I've got an Xperia Z2 running CM11, and would like to switch to TWRP as my recovery. TWRP's website has the instructions I followed for this device. It states that "if you install current CM10 and ...
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Does flashing a recovery only affect the system?

I am trying to get my stock recovery back so as, I could install my updates 5.0.1 on my nexus 5. I flashed my recovery from TWRP to stock recovery but my phone is now looping on boot animation screen.
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Do I need CFs auto root If I can install TWRP recovery?

I am about to try and root my Samsung galaxy note 4 and install TWRP recovery. I want to avoid any conflicting issues so I would like to know If I need to use CFs auto root first and then install TWRP ...
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Can't flash recovery via fastboot - tf300t

I have a asus tablet TF300T and I am trying to flash CM11 rom. I am following procedure from official CM pages http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_tf300t, but I am stuck with flashing custom ...
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Backup app (Clash of Clans) data from the system partition; monitor app write activities

Yes, I know I can backup my village via google+; yes, I've tried that before; no, it didn't work for me the several times I did it and I don't want to do that again. I've also used the Titanium Backup ...
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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 downgrade from Android 5 to 4.4.4 on an encrypted phone?

After certain troubles with Android 5 (see How to fix file permissions on Android 5 so that a certain app can access certain files?) I decided to go back to 4.4.4 on my Nexus 4 for the time being. ...
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How to install/swap Recovery on Redmi 1S, running on CM11

I had install TWRP on Redmi 1S (while running on stock MIUI ROM) and I installed CM11 ROM. It is running fine. My question is 1) How do I upgrade the TWRP with latest version? 2) How to I change ...
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All partitions wiped, USB Debugging was not enabled, ADB and fastboot can not see Nexus 5

I got my shiny new Nexus 5 a couple of weeks ago and decided i wanted to root. I rooted using fastboot on my Ubuntu box. I then installed MultiRom and from there I installed Ubuntu touch. Everything ...
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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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System update on restart takes to TWRP

I guess everyone got notification for downloading update for android 5.0 lollipop on nexus 5. When the download is complete and the phone is restarted, it takes me to TWRP screen and I could not ...
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Nexus 5: Safe to update to Lollipop if on rooted + TWRP Android 4.4.4?

I have a Nexus 5. It has TWRP as the custom recovery and on official Android 4.4.4 KTU84P build. I just received a notification that I'm able to update to Android 5.0 now via OTA. I'm aware that I'll ...
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OTA Update on a rooted Nexus5 with Custom Recovery and Kernel

A few months back, I rooted my Nexus 5 using Towelroot, installed TWRP and ElementX Kernel. Now as the Android Lollipop update is around the corner, I don't think I'll be able to install OTA update ...
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can't boot into recovery anymore

I am using CM10 nightly version and TWRP for tf201. Wanted to try the unofficial CM11 version android 4.4 on my tablet and it says that is not compatible with this recovery, so I downloaded the latest ...
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How to flash TWRP over CWM recovery in Nexus 5?

In order to upgrade my encrypted CyanogenMod installation I need to use the TWRP recovery instead of the CWM. I have already tried multiple ways to flash TWRP recovery including ROM Manager but it ...
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zip file signature verification?

In the custom recovery TWRP, what does the option "zip file signature verification" do? How do I know if it should be checked when installing something?
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Installing SuperSU — I found a binary problem

Hi I am following Android Central's guide to root my HTC One Mini. I got to this part: After installing the Custom Recovery, Your phone is now ready to get root access! Step 1: Connect your ...
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How do I enter recovery mode on LG G2?

"With the device powered down, hold Volume Down & Power. When the LG logo appears release the buttons and then press them again. Then, press the Power button three times!" (from cyanogenmod wiki) ...
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LG G2 (VS980) stuck in boot loop after flashing cm-11

Following http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_VS980 to install cm on my Verizon VS980, I completed the steps and got a successful install but on reboot, my phone entered a boot loop, stopping ...
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How to restore nandroid?

I created a nandroid backup and copied the files to my computer boot.img cache.ext4.tar data.ext4.tar nandroid.md5 recovery.log system.ext4.log ta.img I deleted the files on my phone to save space ...
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Can't backup my tablet

I tried to Backup my tablet with both CWM and TWRP but didn't success to get it backed-up, in CWM : the tablet stuck in the step of "generating backup boot imgae" in TWRP : the tablet fails in ...
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Where is my TWRP backups on encrypted Android?

I encrypted my Android tablet which is a nexus 7. After that I did couple backups. Today I wanted to see the size of the total backups so I open the TWRP folder on my sdcard. There is nothing there. ...
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Hoping for a custom recovery (CWM or TWRP) for galaxy tab 4 10.1

I was hoping to tweak our tab like my s3 mini, but I can't find recoveries for it and came to the conclusion the device is still too new? There certainly are tab 10.1 things mentioned but I'm ...
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HTC software update causes phone to reboot in the TWRP recovery mode and does not update. How to fix it?

I just rooted my HTC One (M7) according to LINK. It is s-on, and TWRP (teamwin) recovery is flashed.Rooting is successful and everything seems fine. Except: When I go in the "setting, about, update ...
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TF300t bricked, no fastboot, wrong recovery

I've been running CM11 on my Asus TF300t for a while now. A while ago, an (automatic) update broke my rom. From there on, matters have gotten worse. Right now, my tablet is a brick without an OS. Here'...
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Moto X rooting - ROM doesn't boot, but have Safestrap

I'm in a curious position. I don't have a working ROM on my Moto X, but I can boot into Safestrap, and from there fastboot. If I could get a ROM onto the device I could flash it with Safestrap, but I ...
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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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Anything else works besides safestrap to install ROMs on n900a (at&t) Note 3?

Question is pretty self explanatory. Is there any other method available to bypass bootloader and install ROMs like other models? Is at&t bootloader still under lock and key?
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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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how to fix error message e:/unable to mount usbstorage on Samsung Note 3 - Sprint Variant

I have the above device rooted and installed custom recover twrp 2.6.x.x. I keep seeing the message: unable to moutn e:/usbstorage. And I think this is messing with my attempt to install Cyanogenmod ...
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Shell script to reboot into recovery and install zip

Okay, without getting too deep into details, I'm looking to automate the installation of a flashable zip (must be flashed from recovery). For now, I can use the command "reboot recovery" in a shell ...
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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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Bootloop issue with LG G2

This phone seriously hates roms and alterations. It seems like everything I do screws something up. So I eventually got a custom rom installed and working perfectly. Then I backed up my phone with ...
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Is it possible to restore TWRP backup with CWM?

Is it possible to restore TWRP backup with CWM? I have some backups with Team Win Recovery. If I install ClockWorkMod, can I restore them with it?
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How do I install Cyanogenmod 11 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113)?

I'd like to install Cyanogenmod 11 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113), is this currently possible? I see the Rom shows up in Cyanogenmod's Updater.
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Nexus 7: Assert failed: device == grouper when trying to install some roms

So I have Nexus 7 (not the 2013 one), Wi-Fi version, with TWRP recovery, version 2.6.3.1 installed. When trying to install some roms, for example, SmoothRom, or PAC, installation fails with following ...
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Remove OS from Multirom & install ubuntu touch properly

I have Nexus 7 2012 model. I have installed MultiRom Manager & tried to install Ubuntu Touch Saucy. I tried twice & both failed. As a result now I have 3 options at boot including two Ubuntu, ...
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Android phone will only boot into recovery and boot loader

My HTC one will only boot into the recovery or the bootloader. I am trying to flash a stock ROM to my phone from the terminal on my mac, but I am getting this error: Mikes-MacBook-Air:HTCOneRoot Mike$...
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Where are TWRP backups stored on SD card? Had to un-root

I had to un-root my LG G2 Verizon because recovery got corrupted. I created a TWRP backup some time ago from within its recovery and it was stored on the internal drive. I did a system reset, and then ...
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Installing KitKat on rooted Jelly bean Nexus 7

I have a nexus 7 2012, and I have it rooted, running TWRP recovery and Franco kernel. I want to update to KitKat, and I have the OTA queued (but that won't work since I'm rooted) and I have the file ...
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just boot in recovery mode htc one xl

Well, I have a htc onexl at&t (evita) bootloader unlock and custom recovery TWRP when i try to turn on my phone he just boot in recovery, i can go to bootloader but i cant boot in system, is not ...
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How to perform a full system dump/backup with a broken screen?

So, yesterday my phone took a serious tumble. It is now essentially useless, as the screen either fails to turn on, or when it does, there is nothing useful to see (just lines of primary colors, ...
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Can't mount first-gen Kindle Fire in TWRP

I have a rooted Kindle Fire running TWRP that I let my kids use. Last week the battery ran low and it shut off, but my three-year-old son somehow booted it into TWRP and wiped the device. Now the Fire ...