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How to Change the Current Active Partition Slot?

Some of my more recent tutorials have centered around Android’s Seamless System Update feature. This feature requires the smartphone or tablet to have dual partition slots (slot A and slot B) so it can switch between the two during updates. However, we can use this system to our advantage and manually switch slots ourselves using a Fastboot command. …

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A B Partition Slot Support

Does My Smartphone Support A/B Partitions?

A couple of years ago Google released the Android 8.0 Oreo software update. Among many other changes, this update added an option for OEMs to include an A and B partition slot for Seamless System Updates. Not all companies have added support for this feature though but there’s an application that checks to see if they have or …

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How to Check if You’re on Partition Slot A or Slot B?

With the introduction of Android 8.0, Google included a new partition system for the operating system. Instead of having one set of partitions for the OS, the OEM could implement 2. It can be very useful to know if partition slot A or slot B is currently active and you can learn how to check by using this …

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