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General restrictions You can only install an APK file that has the same package name as an already installed app if the following two requirements are met. The installed app and the APK file you want to install must be signed by the same developer key, otherwise you will get the rror INSTALL_FAILED_UPDATE_INCOMPATIBLE Package <packagename> signatures ...


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The stock recovery can only make use of ADB for sideloading of packages under the "Apply update from ADB" option in recovery. You cannot perform any other adb tasks. Also, the issue that you are facing is mostly related to emmc which has gone into a r/o mode probably due to its lifecycle being all used up. As such, it is impossible to mount the ...


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I have now idea why this worked. Before running fastboot commands rebooted device in download mode: adb reboot bootloader to get into fastboot fastboot devices shows device serial fastboot flash boot patched.img works :) fastboot reboot to get back to normal device state Device is rooted and I see su permission requests Note: Some devices of LG and Samsung ...


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I believe I've found the issue, I added an edit to the original post. Looks like this is a problem with macOS. I came across this article that mentioned for Samsung phones you need to use Smart Switch. I downloaded it for macOS, but it warned me that until further notice they do not support Big Sur as their system extension has not been approved. There is a ...


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I run the device farm in our company based on ADB wifi and I had similar problem. I ended up with creating an app to keep wake-lock all the time to prevent device sleep (it has to have foreground service, otherwise it gets killed too, and it has to have turned off battery optimization for the same reason). Now I am online nearly all the time.


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I recently did this to restore and merge my SMS messages from a previous NANDROID backup stored on my Linux PC that I could no longer boot in to using my phone. I extracted the file /data/user_de/0/com.android.providers.telephony/databases/mmssms.db from the data.ext4.win002 tar archive of my NANDROID backup. I logged in to adb shell on my phone and made a ...


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