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  • Go to the Kali Launcher and hit "Shutdown Kali"
  • Enable USB Debugging on the device

adb shell
mv /data/local/ /data/local/
  • Reboot the device, try encrypting it and it should work
  • After encryption is complete back to
  • Reboot
  • Done! Remember to disable USB debugging when your finished!