I am running LineageOS 17.1 with encryption, opengapps and Magisk installed without problems. I tried to get rid of opengapps as mentioned here. I wiped the system partition and after rebooting into TWRP I tried to use the file manager to find the data inside
/data but it was empty and I figured it cannot be displayed because of the encryption. Well than I installed the new LOS build and Magisk, wiped the cash and rebooted into system which caused a bootloop after entering the encryption password. It always reboots to TWRP.
After that I wiped the
system partition again and reinstalled the LOS build without Magisk, because I read in some forums that Magisk can cause such loops. Anyway the phone keeps on bootlooping until I flash opengapps. After that everything works fine.
Note: The phone does not enter the system optimization phase but reboots during the LOS - bar is displayed.
Is there a way to get rid of opengapps without performing a factory reset (what I mean with that is I do not want to wipe the user data or get rid of the encryption)?
Thank you and have a nice evening!
Did you try this more recent one from the thread you linked to? …
Sounds reasonable to me in theory.
No, I flashed a more recent buid. I’ll try as soon as I get some free time with my phone
what do you think about that?
Wiping System should delete all files in /system … how would a file in /system/addon.d survive?
"Is it necessary to reinstall Open GApps EVERY time I update my ROM?
Probably not. If your ROM supports addon.d backup functionality (most ROMs do), it’s not necessary to install Open GApps with each ROM update - as long as you don’t manually wipe the System partition."
… meaning that Wiping System should delete the file in /system/addon.d.
That’s what I thought too, but I don’t know enough about it…
@AnotherElk thank you very much for your commitment and fast help. It’s nice to see that knowledgeable and motivated users like you are active in the forum!
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