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How to avoid to have my carrier resend information to my G2X after losing sms over 4g after instaling a rom

Ever since I got that great/not so great phone I have been attempting to get a good version of gingerbread running on it since the stock version of froyo LG has on it is too unstable for me. Every ...
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Bricked Droid Razr while trying to flash a custom ROM, Safestrap gone

I'm so sorry for being one of these "help me, I don't know what to do!" noobs, but that's exactly my situation. This is my first Android phone and my first time trying to do this. I do come from a ...
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I want to flash my my Skyrocket I-727. There's an issue, though: My USB conneciton isn't recognized on any computer

I got a Skyrocket my father no longer uses and there's a big problem with it: the Wifi doesn't work. after some checking with buddies, discussions, and searching, I'vbe figured out it's a software ...
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How to avoid showing many processes on DDMS?

Background As an Android developer, I use DDMS (link here about what it is), which shows all of the processes that I can debug (along with other stuff). Today I've finally flashed a custom ROM that ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 won't start up again!

As you may know, you have to backup the TA-partition before you put a custom ROM on the Sony Xperia Z1. I've backupped the partition with this .bat file: ...
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“Settings” is crashing after installing gapps

I've install custom rom called JELLYTIME on my HTC Desire HD phone. Recently I tried to update it to most recent version. After the update I installed google apps from this website: ...
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Samsung GT-S7562: Network Goes off

I have Samsung GT-S7562. I did update the handset with KyleOPEN custom ROM. Was not satisfied with the custom ROM so again ported back to Original ROM. I updated the ROM + Kernel using Odin tool. ...
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Restoring Samsung GT-P1000 to original firmware

I spent the past several hours reading and reading. I tried to upgrade this Tablet to Jellybean, now the Tablet only reaches the Samsung glowing screen. I tried several fixes to no avail, my first ...
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Identifying the existence of hwcomposer of Project Butter in Jelly Bean

I've heard that some 3rd party ROMs for some devices, such as the Galaxy S3, are based on Jelly Beans. But when asked why it's not as smooth as what the makers of Jelly Bean claim they would say it's ...
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Can I remove the swap file

I have android jelly bean on ky Samsung galaxy core. I tried to make a swap file but it said that I need a custom ram to do so. Later I notice that there was a swap file which was taking 700 mbs. I ...
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Make the notification drawer animation faster

I'm running a SlimKat ROM on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. For me the open animation of the notification drawer is too slow. Is there any way to make it faster or disable at all?
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Samsung Galaxy i8262 stuck on boot screen after flashing

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy i8262 ROM with odin and accidentally I selected a ROM file from phone not from PDA, so when it finished and I restarted my phone and it stays on Samsung Logo Can one ...
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How to flash a kernel image without building Android from source

I got the following msm kernel branch for my Nexus 7(flo) msm/remotes/origin/android-msm-flo-3.4-jb-mr2 added some files and then built an image(zImage). I then downloaded a factory image of ...
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How to swap UI of a custom rom with other rom?

I have a custom rom which has Xperia like UI. It's very fast uses very less Ram. The other rom has Kitkat/Jellybean like UI but it has low performance as compared to Xperia UI like rom. I was ...
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Accidentally tried to flash rom after doing saferoot (not possible)

I was referring to a guide on how to do a saferoot for Galaxy s3 (Verizon) and then switched over to a guide on how to flash a custom rom. Bad idea. ...
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android system update in custom rom

I am using a custom rooted android device (not used by anyone else) which comes with android 4.1.2 custom rom. Suddenly I received an auto update notification and everything was erased... it was a ...
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Android applications automatically turning on when wifi is toggled on

First of all, I have permission management installed on my custom rom and this prevents apps from randomly starting up during boot. However, I have noticed that this is not enough to prevent some ...
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How do I mount an existing Truecrypt container on an AOSP rom like Cyanogenmod?

I have an existing Truecrypt container (AES encryption), how do I mount it on my AOSP rom? I have already downloaded Cryptonite (which contains Truecrypt in command-line form) but I'm not sure what ...
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What are the consequences of flashing a modified rom with Knox enabled bootloader on a Knox enabled samsung phone?

For instance I want to flash OmegaROM v21 on my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9505. OmegaROM v21 is a modified Samsung edition of Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat. According to the information in the xda-developers ...
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Unpack initramfs.cpio.gz (boot.img) from MTK6589 phone?

I can't find a proper tool to unpack boot.img from GravityMod2. both unmkbootimg and split_bootimg.pl are able to extract same fileset (kernel, 4280320 bytes and ramdisk, 633284 bytes). I think the ...
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Bricked android karbon message ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD

My rooted karbon s5 android phone is showing "RESET FOR ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD" message on startup, I am unable to execute this solution (quoted below) because I dont have the Karbon S5 rom, also there ...
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Reinstall OS android on chinese phone Gusun JY809?

I bought a Chinese phone, the Gusun JY809. I am satisfied with the phone itself but it still logs into chinese web apps and stores. Unfortunately, I am in the Czech Republic. I have tried to install ...
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Recovering Cyanogenmod (no context found)

I was using my phone, battery was low and it suddenly shut down. I thought it's because of battery, and plugged in my charger. Now i'm trying to boot my phone but it's stucking at CYANOGENMOD boot ...
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How android ROMS based on TouchWiz work if TouchWiz source code is not available as opensource?

Source code of samsung-touchwiz is not available to public to download and use. But there are custom roms which have touchwiz UI available .How do touch-wiz based roms like Salman rom work without ...
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How do I install a custom ROM on sony experia ray ST18i?

I unlocked the bootloader and rooted the device already like this: How to unlock and root a Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray ST18i with 4.1.B.1.13 But How can I install a custom Rom now on the device? I ...
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I have put custom rom the myth in phone is there a way i could put cynogenmod on my phone also I want to unpartition my memory card

I have rooted the phone and then put THE MYTH custom rom for which I have partitioned my memory card. Is there a way I could unpartition my memory card and put cynogenmod rom on my samsung galaxy ...
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Certain graphical elements have blurry edges?

I recently flashed a new rom on my SGS2 i9100. Revolt 4.4 based on AOKP/AOSP Android 4.2.2. Everything was working fine for a day. I then installed nova launcher and then this blurryness/artifacting ...
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Transparent app drawer background on a rooted phone

I tried to achieve this using Xposed FW's Gravity Box, Xblast tools but was unable to find this setting. Is there any app or mod that allows us to achieve a transparent/semi transparent app drawer ...
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GSM Rom To CDMA Rom

I have a marvelc (HTC Wildfire S CDMA) and was wondering if there is a way to convert GSM roms (for the marvel) to CDMA (for the marvelc). This rom looks nice but its for the marvel, not marvelc. I ...
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External SD Will Not Mount

Just installed EOS v199 (a ROM from xda) on my Motorola Xoom tablet, and I find that it will not mount the external SD card. I've found that the ext SD device is at ...
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Will installing 3G ROM on 4G device (Samsung Galaxy S3) brick phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 I9305 LTE. Samsung is taking too long to release updates. So. I would like to know if putting a 3G ROM on a 4G device will either brick or make my phone unusable. Has ...
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Access the real /sdcard

I flash my HTC One with a custom rom, then I access my sd card in my computer all of the files are gone. But when go to clockworkmod recovery and select install zip on /sdcard I can see all my files ...
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How to install custom firmware on HTC Desire A8181?

I have an HTC Desire A8181 with Android 2.3.3, browser version WebKit/533.1. I want to install new custom firmware on my phone. How can I do this? What tools do I need?
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How To Flash A Rom To China Tablet Karbonn a34

I Have A Karbonn A34 Tablet With Android 4.0.4 (rooted with SRS-Root). I want to install custom recovery and custom ROM but ROM manager doesn't support my device. How can I install custom ...
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Heimdall errors

Doesnt work. trying to install a new recovery rom on a samsung s4 i9505 heimdall flash --recovery openrecovery-twrp-2.6.3.0-jgedlte.img Heimdall v1.3.1, Copyright (c) 2010-2011, Benjamin Dobell, ...
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installion of CWM/TWRP added kernel

I have installed a MIUI ROM in my LT18i. The first step was installing a CWM/TWRP kernel which came along with the ROM package. Now, I want to install cyanogenmod custom ROM. This custom ROM guide ...
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Customize widgets in notification bar on Omega ROM

How can I customize which widgets (e.g. to toggle NFC, Car mode, Wifi) should be displayed in the notification area of the Omega ROM?
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How do I install a custom ROM on Droid 2 Global?

I'm tired of my stock phone always rebooting itself. I tried to follow the instructions on this wiki page, but it says to install version 2.4.330. I'm not sure why, because it is already rooted. ...
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SmartBook Surfer - Bootmanager broken after ROM-flash

I recently installed the VegaComb ROM to my Smartbook Surfer MN10U. Obviously I got the wrong ROM, which causes a boot loop. The worse problem is, that I'm now unable to access the Clockwork ...
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Anyone ever install a different Android OS on the Nabi 2?

The Nabi 2 has some messed-up permissions and controls on it. I need to install another OS on it and my nephew will use it. He likes our Kindle Fire better because you can watch YouTube and Netflix a ...
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nexus S with self built Android system is not working

I have an unlocked Nexus S. I downloaded the latest Android source code and built it with lunch option "full_crespo-userdebug". I followed the instructions on the official website and boot my Nexus S ...
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All my apps crashing upon startup, black screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 with a flashed ROM Gingerbread (Kyrillos) and Kernel (EX Kernel). When i power on my phone it loads up to the lock screen, but it just shows a blank screen And i'm ...
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Add entry to option menu

On my phone I have a Custom ROM with root access. Now I want to add a feature (like "silent hours" from CyanogenMod) to this ROM. I want to add a new entry in the option menu. I know that I have to ...
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Sound on Power-On

I want a sound to be played when the user presses the power button, Since I am customizing Android for Visually Challenged people this feature might let them know if the tablet has actually powered on ...
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Not all Google Apps in SuperNexus Rom on Galaxy S3

I installed the SuperNexus 2.0 Build 4 ROM on my Galaxy S3 (i9300) last weekend. I also installed the gapps-jb-20130301-signed.zip to install the Google apps. However, that does not seem to have ...
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Install custom ROM for Micromax Funbook Pro P500 tablet

I have a Micromax Funbook Pro P500 tablet. How do I unlock the tablet, so I can root it? How do I root the tablet? How can install a new ROM on my tablet?
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Repartitioning internal storage and installing custom roms on ZTE Blade GEN2

I have a ZTE Blade phone, which was sold in Hungary with Android 2.1 and GEN1 radio (Ask Mr. Pigfish said so). About a year ago I updated it with the official 2.2 update released by T-Mobile (the ...
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Samsung Skyrocket - Maximize Battery?

I have tried a few alternative ROMs, and underclock using SetCPU, but I can't seem to find a truly effective way to have my Samsung Skyrocket's battery last for more than a day. My average usage time ...
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Galaxy Ace turn on problem after flashing custom ROM

I rooted my phone and tried to use a custom ROM, but I forgot to back up all the data etc using clockwork recovery. Then I reset everything, instalLed the custom ROM -- and now it won't turn on. It ...
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Any custom ROM reboots Kindle Fire

I've installed FireFireFire and TWRP on my Kindle Fire. That went ok and I can boot into TWRP. Then I tried installing many custom ROMs (SimpleCM9, jandycane, MIUI, AlienDroidV4.0.zip) but all with ...