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Introducing Android 10 Q

XDA Android Q for Google Pixel

Android Beta Enrolment for Google Pixel Devices

Android Preview Downloads for Google Pixel Devices

Android Bulletins

Security - General

Security - Pixel

Official Google Android Bridge ADB Platfrom Tools

https://developer.android.com/studio/releases/platform-tools

git clone https://github.com/M0Rf30/android-udev-rules.git
cd android-udev-rules
sudo cp -v 51-android.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
sudo chmod a+r /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
sudo groupdel adbusers
sudo mkdir -p /usr/lib/sysusers.d/ && sudo cp android-udev.conf /usr/lib/sysusers.d/
sudo systemd-sysusers
sudo usermod -a -G adbusers $(whoami)
sudo reboot

Official Full Factory and OTA Images for Nexus and Pixel Devices

https://developers.google.com/android/images

https://developers.google.com/android/ota

Apps

Gmail 4.9

Google+ 4.9

Google Nexus 4

HOWTO: BOOT INTO STOCK RECOVERY MODE

  1. Power off the Nexus 4. (see section below)
  2. Press and hold at the same time Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons.
  3. When you’re at the Bootloader / Fastboot main screen press Volume Up until the Start text turns to Recovery mode.
  4. Press Power to boot the Recovery Mode. Shortly you will see a green Android laid on its back with a red exclamation mark.
  5. Press and hold Power button and immediately press the Volume UP.
  6. This will open the Stock Recovery mode of your Nexus 4.

Thanks - http://www.android.gs/how-to-enter-google-nexus-4-recovery-mode/

HOWTO: POWER OFF DEVICE STUCK IN BOOT MODE

  • First hold down the power button and then hold down the down volume button
  • When the phone finally powers off keep holding both buttons down for a further ten seconds to avoid it restarting

HOWTO: INSTALL CYANOGENMOD

Instructions

Download TWRP

Download CM

Download Google Apps

HOWTO: INSTALL STOCK GOOGLE ROM FACTORY IMAGE

https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images

sudo -i
fastboot devices
fastboot erase boot
fastboot erase cache
fastboot erase recovery
fastboot erase system
fastboot erase userdata
cd /path/to/Google/Factory_Images/Nexus_4/5.1.1/
tar -xzf occam-lmy47v-factory-b0c4eb3d.tgz 
cd occam-lmy47v/
./flash-all.sh

Google LG Nexus 5

Official Google Nexus Help

XDA Link - http://forum.xda-developers.com/google-nexus-5

Lineage 15.1 Android 8.1

  1. Install ADB
  2. Enable USB Debugging
  3. Unlock the Bootloader
  4. Install Custom Recovery (TWRP)
  5. Push LineageOS + OpenGapps Files to Phone
  6. Install LineageOS + OpenGapps from Custom Recovery

Lineage 14.1 Android 7.1

  1. Install ADB
  2. Enable USB Debugging
  3. Unlock the Bootloader
  4. Install Custom Recovery (TWRP)
  5. Push LineageOS + OpenGapps Files to Phone
  6. Install LineageOS + OpenGapps from Custom Recovery

Stock Factory Default Android 6.0.1

https://developers.google.com/android/images#hammerhead

https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images#instructions

HOWTO: ROOT: Without Wiping Data

YouTube tutorial

APK File download

XDA Forum thread

Some antivirus packages may see the APK as a threat.

This may work for other devices, but the forum thread runs to over five thousand posts you will need to check for yourself.

HOWTO: ROOT: After You Have Unlocked Boot Loader

  1. Download SuperSU for TWRP or CWM
  2. Power Off phone
  3. Hold down VOLUME DOWN + POWER
  4. In Nexus Boot Loader menu, press VOLUME DOWN until you see RECOVERY
  5. Press POWER button
  6. In CWM, choose Install ZIP, then ZIP From SDCARD
  7. Use VOLUME key to scroll until you see UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65-20151226141550.zip
  8. Press POWER, scroll to YES, press POWER
  9. Go BACK
  10. REBOOT SYSTEM
  11. In app drawer, start SuperSU
  12. In app drawer, start Root Checker Basic, press GRANT
  13. Job, done!

HOWTO: ADD: Custom Ringtones

/Internal Storage/Ringtones

When placed here you custom ringtones will appear in Settings / Sound / Phone ringtone

HOWTO: ENABLE: Developer Mode

Settings --> About Phone --> Click on 'Build Number' ten times.

Developer options will now be visible under 'Settings'

HOWTO: HARDWARE: Replace Screen

Nice instructional video on replacing the screen & frame assembly.

Fixez.com

Google Pixel (sailfish) G-2PW4200

LINEAGEOS

adb devices
adb reboot bootloader
fastboot devices
fastboot boot /home/plittlefield/Downloads/TWRP/twrp-3.2.3-1-sailfish.img
adb sideload /home/plittlefield/Downloads/LineageOS/lineage-16.0-20190315-nightly-sailfish-signed.zip
adb reboot bootloader
fastboot devices
fastboot boot /home/plittlefield/Downloads/TWRP/twrp-3.2.3-1-sailfish.img
adb sideload /home/plittlefield/Downloads/LineageOS/MindTheGapps-9.0.0-unofficial-arm64-20190311.zip

How To Install

XDA Thread

ROOT

  1. Unlock Bootloader
  2. Android with no Google Account (Skip, Skip, Skip, No Account, No Lock Screen, etc.)
  3. TWRP
  4. Magisk
  5. Titanium (by push APK)
  6. Reboot
  7. Test Titanium with Call Reminder APK
  8. Reboot
  9. Add Google Account

TWRP

  1. Unlock Bootloader (adb reboot bootloader or Volume Down + Power)
  2. Login To Phone / Setup Account
  3. Reboot
  4. Enable Developer Options + USB Debugging + Security Unknown Sources
  5. Reboot
  6. Download TWRP files (bootable img + installable zip) to your computer
  7. USB cable > adb push twrp-pixel-installer-sailfish-3.2.3-1.zip /sdcard/
  8. USB cable > adb devices + adb reboot bootloader
  9. USB cable > fastboot devices
  10. USB cable > fastboot boot twrp-3.2.3-1-sailfish.img <-- very very important, do not install!
  11. TWRP > Install > twrp-pixel-installer-sailfish-3.2.3-1.zip
  12. TWRP > Flush Dalvik + Cache
  13. TWRP > Reboot System

https://eu.dl.twrp.me/sailfish/

https://www.theandroidsoul.com/unlock-bootloader-google-pixel/

https://www.theandroidsoul.com/google-pixel-xl-twrp-recovery/

Magisk Systemless Root

  1. Download the latest Magisk to your phone
  2. Reboot to TWRP Custom Recovery
  3. Install magisk.zip
  4. Reboot to System
  5. Install Magisk Manager App
  6. Open to verify root and Google’s SafetyNet check

Download

https://magiskmanager.com/

https://www.howtogeek.com/312404/how-to-root-your-android-phone-with-magisk/

OTA Updates

https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/tutorials.html#ota-installation

Flash System Image but NOT Wipe User Data

Edit the flash-all.sh or flash-all.bat file and remove the -w from the last line...

eg

fastboot -w update image-sailfish-pq1a.181205.002.a1.zip

to

fastboot update image-sailfish-pq1a.181205.002.a1.zip

Remove TWRP Restore Normal Boot Image

Download the factory image for the version of Android that you're currently running. Look inside the zip and you'll find another zipped file. Open that and you'll see a file in there that's named boot.img. Extract the boot.img file the same folder as your fastboot is in, open a command prompt in that folder flash it with fastboot.

fastboot flash boot_a boot.img
fastboot flash boot_b boot.img

That will get you back to the stock bootloader and stock recovery.

Unofficial PixelDust ROM

  1. Instructions
  2. TWRP for sailfish
  3. How to Install TWRP Recovery on Android Using Fastboot
  4. How to Unlock Bootloader on Any Android Phone – Using Fastboot

Unofficial LineageOS 16

https://forum.xda-developers.com/pixel-xl/development/rom-lineage-16-0-pixels-sailfish-marlin-t3830083

https://www.cyanogenmods.org/forums/topic/download-and-install-lineage-os-16-on-pixel-sailifish/

Official LineageOS

https://www.xda-developers.com/google-pixel-xl-lineageos-15-1/

https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/sailfish/install

https://download.lineageos.org/sailfish

Date of Manufacture

HT69M...

HT = Where it's been built (HTC Hsinchu, Taiwan)
6 = Year of production (2016)
9 = Month of production (September)
M = Day of production (21)

Google Factory Images

https://developers.google.com/android/images#sailfish

Links

XDA Pixel - Help

ADB and FASTBOOT Tools

fastboot too old error fix

How to Unlock Bootloader

How to Relock Bootloader

Root using OTG and TWRP (latest)

TWRP (go for latest .img and .zip)

How to install LineageOS

LineageOS Downloads > XDA Thread

Official LineageOS Downloads for Pixel (nothing yet)

GSM Arena

XDA

72 Hour Account Lockout

Pixel Lockout

FRP

Google Pixel Official Web Site

Google Nexus 7 (2012) Tablet

Codename: Grouper

Cyanogenmod

LineageOS 14.1 Grouper

FS Trimmer

OpenGapps Config TXT File



OLD

ME370T WiFi (No 3G)

http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Grouper_Info

http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-7

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexus_7_(2012_version)

https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Google_Nexus_7_(Gen_1,_Wi-Fi_only,_32_GB)

http://www.gsmarena.com/asus_google_nexus_7-4850.php

http://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki/ASUS_Nexus_7/ME370T

Skipsoft Android Toolkit (Windows)

ROM - Factory Original

http://www.skipsoft.net/?page_id=1074

3g -> tilapia (device) -> nakasig (ROMs from Google)
WiFi -> grouper (device) -> nakasi (ROMs from Google)  <-- this one

Nexus 7 WIFI 2012 (nakasi) – Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) Fixed Download

AOSP

Latest Android 7.1.1

http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-7/development/rom-android-7-aosp-grouper-t3467514

http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-7

Free Stuff

Play Store > Log In > Wait 20 minutes > Free Credit.

Google Wallet > Google Mastercard Prepaid Card > NFC Technology.

Videos > Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Play Books > Bourne Dominion.

Camera App

Play Store > Search > Camera Launcher for Nexus 7.

Easter Egg

Settings > About Tablet > Android Version > Tap 3 Times > Jelly Bean > Tap for Game.

Changing Wallpaper

Tap and Hold an empty part of any Home screen.

Taking Screenshots

Hold down the Power and Volume Down buttons together.

Playing MKV Videos

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bsplayer.bspandroid.full&hl=en

Google Nexus 7 - 2013 - WiFi

Installing CyanogenMod