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Backup app data and restore across ROMs

I always use Titanium Backup to backup my apps' data. However, last time I tried switching to a different ROM, it didn't work very well. I let the apps be installed automatically by android, and then ...
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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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Is there any custom ROM that includes a feature to permanently kill a process?

As is well known from many blog/forum posts, Android 2.2 (Froyo) changed the mechanism for the API to kill the process such that a killed process will likely/possibly be re-started by the OS after ...
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Corrupt ROM file at CyanogenMod server

I am trying to install CyanogenMod in my N7000 issue is the file I am downloading cm-10.1.3-n7000.zip from here seems to be corrupted as when I try to install it from sdcard through install zip from ...
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How to flash the gapps package after installing CyanogenMod [duplicate]

I have recently installed the CyanogenMod in my Samsung N700. Issues now i want to install Google apps like play store, maps etc. Learning from here i have download the .zip package and it is in my ...
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How to change notification pane image

I've just installed an ICS Rom (HTC Nameless) which has background images in both the notification pane and app drawer. These images don't appear to be well planned, because I can't read anything very ...
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Installing Android 4.1 or higher on Sony Tipo with permanently locked bootloader

My operator (Telecom HU) has disabled unlocking the bootloader of my Sony Tipo. I would like to get Android 4.1 or higher on my device, but so far this seems impossible. I successfully installed ...
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Noob confused about ROM's

I have a HTC Incredible running 2.2, and i understand you need to Root first before anything else, got that, but now I am confused about the ROM thing. I would like to Root to uninstall the default ...
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Locating stolen phone after factory reset

I assume any reasonable thief will wipe the phone as soon as possible, thus removing any tracking apps and user accounts. I there a method to track the phone any way? A possible method is to use a ...
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Root and/or flash ROM on Haier Haipad 8.0 (PAD821)

I'm trying to root my haipad but none of the methods I found over the internet works. Here the PAD821 features: Basic parameters Time to market: February 2013 Product positioning: Entertainment ...
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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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What is the difference between odexed and deodexed ROMs?

What is the difference between odexed and deodexed ROMs? Which is the standard (stock) ROMs that ship use?
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Simple Custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy Y [duplicate]

I am looking for a simple Custom ROM for Galaxy Y. An update to running Android broke my phone. I need to install a new one. Which one is good. CynogenMod is not officially available for Samsung ...
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Bluetooth A2DP audio occasionally drops out for a second on custom ROMs

When I'm playing audio over the A2DP data path to my car, the audio randomly will drop for half a second, then gradually comes back to full volume over perhaps a second of time. Speaking like a ...
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Is there any difference between Samsung Galaxy S 3 GT-I9300 and I9300?

I've been looking into flashing a custom ROM on my Galaxy S 3, and most of custom ROM are only supported by the I9300 model of the Galaxy S 3. When I went into my phone's settings, it said GT-I9300, ...
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Where to get Samsung galaxy Y android version [duplicate]

I was trying to install Cynogen Mod on my Samsung Galaxy Y. And that broke my phone. I dont have any backups. How could I change back to the old samsung android version? Is it downloadable from ...
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After installing CM 10.2 nightly, my Galaxy S4 only shows the Samsung logo and turns off right after. How can I fix this?

I have the Samsung Galaxy S4 Rogers Canadian version that came with TouchWiz out of the box. When I heard that 4.3 Jellybean was out, I immediately tried looking for a guide to flash my S4. In the ...
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Does CyanogenMod 7.2 kernel support swap memory?

My current kernel (whatever is built into stock Froyo 2.2 ROM for Verizon Motorola Droid X) does NOT support swap memory. Does CyanogenMod 7.2 kernel support swap memory? Does that depend on ...
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Must I install Google Apps again after installing a new ROM?

When I install a new ROM (cm-10.1-20130213-NIGHTLY-mako.zip) using ROM Manager, I have the option of adding another ZIP during the same reboot -- this is probably meant for the Google Apps ...
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Paranoid Android for Samsung Galaxy S2 plus [duplicate]

I want to flash my Samsung Galaxy S2 plus with a Paranoid Android custom rom (here is their downloads site), but I didn't manage to find one (the ones I found were all for the original s2), e.g. here. ...
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How do I make older images in my /sdcard/DCIM folder show up in Gallery?

I've tried a few builds of Android Jelly Bean coming from Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and one common thing that happens is that Gallery will only show pictures taken after the ROM installation. The ...
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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 to install stock rom from recovery?

first I saw my phone is off and then I tried to turn it on but it hanged on Galaxy note welcome page, so I do Factory reset ,wipe cache and Dalvik cache and System, but while I want to reboot from ...
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Restrictions of Play Store on custom ROMs

Please could someone correct my understanding? I read that once a phone has a custom ROM loaded, the play store can not be used on it again. However after more reading I'm not sure if this is the ...
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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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is it 100% safe to install Custom Roms

I wonder if is possible for those people who download the Android source code and customize it then release their custom roms to hack the API or any other part of the codebase like GMail client or ...
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Reversing the order of notifications in the notification bar of a given app

I have a Galaxy S1 (I9000) running SlimRom (Android 4.2.2). The problem I have is the following: Assume someone sends me 3 messages in whatsapp (this is case important to me, but the problem is in ...
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HTC WildFire Home Screen

Couple of weeks back I purchased HTC-WildFire. I did not find a way to change my default home screen. Is it possible to change my default home screen with my own custom screen. If it is possible I ...
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Is is possible to install a new CM version and a custom kernel in one go?

Currently my workflow to update to a new CM nightly and reinstall my custom kernel is this: Install the CM update using the CM updater Boot into recovery manually and install the zip file containing ...
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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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HTC Desire HD Random Restart

I have a HTC Desire HD phone, I installed "Android Revolution HD" and "BlackOut Rom" to it before, I made same overclock stuff... Now my phone restarts randomly, generally while connecting mobile ...
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How can I get information what happend with my Galaxy S4

I bought new Galaxy S4 before two months and from the beginning I have started to experience some serious software issues. Every evening before I go to the bed I connect my phone to charge and in the ...
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K9-Mail PGP encryption problem

I have a bit of a problem with PGP and K9-Mail on my Galaxy S3. I'm using the GPG Mail plugin on my computer (Mac OS X 10.8) and can read and write mails just perfectly. Today I decided to setup PGP ...
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A second Boot Loop, any underlying causes?

Recently, a while after I rooted my Galaxy SII, I decided to take the plunge and flash a custom rom. I went with the stable slimbean roms, It survived for a little over a month or two, with 1 maybe ...
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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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Upgrading my unbranded tablet [duplicate]

I have an unbranded tablet running android 2.2. Its already rooted i suppose since i am able to run su command in adb shell. I want to upgrade it to newer version > 4.0 I was trying looking for a ...
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Which A2SD should I use with AOKP VJ 4.2.2 Jelly Bean v2.1 on HTC Desire

I have a rooted HTC Desire with the AOKP VJ 4.2.2 Jelly Bean v2.1 ROM from here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1863780 I have successfully installed the ROM but am confused as to ...
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zte turkcell maxiplus 5 sim lock after flashing custom rom

I have a ZTE phone, that I installed a CWM recovery. After that I tried to install a custom rom.... After many problems I managed to flash the official rom from ZTE site by using their online update ...
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Is there a way to verify stock ROMs?

When we download a .FTF or ROM file as a stock ROM, is there a way to verify that it is really the stock ROM and is not modified by someone?
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Can i upgrade to jelly Bean?

I have a Zigo EON 5i. It runs ICS 4.0.4, has 512 MB RAM, a 1 GHz proccesor – ARM v7, Powervr and 128 MB internal memory. Can I flash and add a custom rom? And if so, which one? I need Jelly Bean.
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How do I install a custom ROM?

I have a sprint s3 and I just rooted my phone and it was done correct. my question is do I need to download the roms to my computer first then copy to my phone.I have been trying from my phone. it ...
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Can I install Google Edition Android on an HTC One X+?

Recently, the HTC One Google Edition has been released which has Google Android 4.2.2. I'm currently using an HTC One X+ and I want to install Google's Android on my mobile. I've found some links on ...
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Install Cyanogenmod on HTC One X+

I want to install Cyanogenmod on my HTC One x+. In the Official Website there is no official release for HTC One X+. Can I install from the HTC One X Version or the HTC One XL Version ?? and there is ...
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Can installing a modem help with the GPS of Samsung Captivate?

Like most Samsung Captivate users, I find the GPS hardware in my phone to be unsatisfactory. I have the impression that the actual GPS signal is pretty much useless and the phone (Samsung Captivate) ...
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How do I install the custom ROM with boot.img inside?

I have found a custom ROM in Chinese forums for mY HTC ONE SU (t528w) model. The ROM is zipped and the folders look like below image I have no idea to install this ROM. Could anybody please guide ...
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OUYA Custom ROM support

OUYA has been one of the largest backed products on Kickstarter. Unfortunately it runs a custom version of Android which does not provide Google Play Store support. At the same time by design it is ...
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What are “custom ROMs” in relevance to Android?

I have heard custom ROMs before, but I do not know what that's supposed to mean in contrast to Android itself, the physical hardware, or the stored-software it's comprised of. I know that a ROM is ...
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How to optimize my Rooted desire bravo for gaming? [duplicate]

Presently using the Runnymede AIO V6.0.4.3 Special Edition [Stable] Tried Cyanogenmode-7.2 Stable But I am finding great lag in performance when playing games. Such as Angry Gran, Temple run, ...
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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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