Use this tag when your issue is specific to custom ROMs -- but first make sure that there's no more specific tag, as e.g. for 'cyanogenmod' or 'darky-rom'. See the full tag wiki for more details.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
722 views

How do i use a lockscreen from another rom

I want to use only the lock screen from another rom for the same phone. I own Micromax A52. And I am using Xzoom v3 as my rom with Dark Angel theme.(to be precise if anyone knows and if it matters ...
-1
votes
2answers
147 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
25k views

Flash Custom Rom on china tablet

I have a chinese tablet with the allwinner a13 chip, that I want to flash a custom rom to. Rom Manager doesn't recognize the device, so I can't install clockworkmod recovery... So how can I go about ...
0
votes
0answers
441 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
324 views

Compile JellyBean's Keyboard for ICS Rom

I tried creating an Image with a JellyBean's LatinIME.apk, replacing ICS's LatinIME.apk, in system apps folder of ICS ROM, but it crashed. But when I put it in preInstalledApk folder, it got compiled ...
0
votes
0answers
943 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
2k views

Android system apps deleted, restore to default condition.

I have rooted my android phone and removed some of system apps form my Samsung GT-S5360 in order to save space. These are Email.apk EmailWidget.apk Memo.apk MyFiles.apk QuickOffice.apk ...
4
votes
1answer
13k views

How to replace Cyanogenmod dialer/contacts/messaging(texting) apps?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Verizon. I've recently rooted it and installed Cyanogenmod 10.1. Of ocurse, when you buy the phone brand new, it comes with all the built-in apps from the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How use the Samsung Galaxy S3 stock contact/phone app with custom ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Verizon with the custom ROM Cyanogenmod 10.1. It has it's own people app and dialer. Previously, before I rooted my phone and installed the Cyanogenmod, the S3 comes ...
0
votes
1answer
977 views

HTC ONE X Custom ROM Issue

I tried to install a custom ROM on my htc one X without making any backup. My new custom ROM did not installed correctly. It is just showing X type logo of custom ROM after htc splash screen. I can go ...
0
votes
1answer
584 views

Install custom rom ACE PLUS without voiding warranty

I read somewhere that we can install custom ROM in our devices without voiding warranty ace plus is not getting updates soon. Is there any method by which we can install that and please suggest a ...
0
votes
2answers
185 views

Installing Nexus Images on other devices

I am absolutely noob in Android hacking, though I am quite good in doing techie stuff. Now I have got my first mobile Karbonn A5+. It has 1GHz processor and 431 MB ROM+RAM. It runs Gingerbread. As ...
4
votes
2answers
515 views

How to mod android rom so none can ever install an app in it?

I already know how to modify an android ROM by modifying files, remove and add it into ROM. But I don't have knowledge to building/compiling a ROM. I want to lock the OS so none can ever install new ...
4
votes
2answers
19k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
838 views

HTC One V without Sense 4 [duplicate]

I have an HTC One V with Android 4.0 and HTC Sense 4. Unfortunately, the phone is quite slow. I suspect for the htc sense and other unnecessary application. Can I install android 4.0 without htc ...
2
votes
1answer
363 views

How can I bypass the activation on my Droid 2 Global?

I want to put a custom ROM on my D2G, but I think I went about it in the wrong order. I thought that I had to do a factory reset, but that wound up setting me back. The phone demands that it be ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

CM10.1 Wifi issue

I just flashed my HTC One X AT&T Build number 1.73.502.1 710RD ATT US edition with CM 10.1 as described at CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 ROM for AT&T One X/One XL Everything seems fine, but once I ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Which CM9 ROM for sony ericsson x10i?

I was about to download a CM ROM file for my phone, here Now when I use that (first) uploaded link, it showed me a folder, in which there are a bunch of different versions, such as anzu aoba mango ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Do I need to root my phone before installing CM on my S3

Previously I've needed to root my phone before flashing any ROMs on it. Now I have a new s3 and I'd like to install CM on it. However, this installation guide does not mention the need to root the ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

Looking for a custom ROM for HTC Inspire 4G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? The ROM should have: Android 4.0+ WiFi hotspot 4G capability Long battery life Increased volume Fast speed ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

“Ubuntu” kernel version - what does it mean?

I have a 4.0.3 tablet (Genesis GT 1230 running some preinstalled rooted custom rom from factory). It reports its kernel as "3.0.8+ root@ubuntu #412". Why "ubuntu"? What does it mean? Do I have ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Stock JB ROMs for Chinese-made devices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I'm looking for a good source for MT, RK and Allwinner-based phones and tablets, but I couldn't find any. ...
1
vote
0answers
169 views

ro.custom.build.version is not changing at phone info

I am trying to change ro.custom.build.version but this particular change is not propagated to the resulting build.
1
vote
0answers
213 views

Face scanner usage with CM 10.1 on Galaxy s3 i9300

I'm running CyanogenMod 10.1 ( cm-10.1-20130105-NIGHTLY-i9300.zip ) on a Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300, and I want to know if CM 10 supports the face scanner for things like screen on-time and setting ...
2
votes
1answer
945 views

Can I install Android 4.2.1 AOKP IceColdJelly ROM on my HTC One X by AT&T?

Can the Android 4.2.1 AOKP IceColdJelly ROM that seems to be released for the HTC One X international model be installed on HTC One X subscribed by AT&T? I found the update for HTC One X on ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Kies is not working after flashing cyanogenmod on my Samsung Android phone

I have flashed my samsung android phone(GT-I5510) to CM7 and everything is fine with it exept that kies has stopped working with it..i.e when I connect my phone to laptop, it doesn't show the option ...
1
vote
0answers
158 views

Why don't my text-message conversations pile up?

I've recently installed a new version of my favorite rom "Codec ROM" in version 10.1, previously I was using v7.5, which was working like a charm. I have done a full wipe, and installed the version ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

Clockworkmod Backup/Restore Feature

So last week, I decided to flash a custom ROM to my 2 year old Desire HD. I used the all in one, one-step, "rooting" tool called AAHK (It doesn't just root the phone, it does a whole lot like S-OFF, ...
1
vote
1answer
753 views

SGS2 Replace preinstalled apps in Custom ROM

Is is possible to change / modify the custom ROM you're about to install on your rooted Galaxy S2 (9100)? Usually, I would install CyanogenMod 10 Nightly build. Then, I'd install GAPPS (google apps). ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Can I install any ROM for my Android device?

I own a MICROMAX A100. I want to install the latest version of a different ROM (Samsung or Nexus). Is it possible? If so, can you tell me how? If not, can I install a different ROM of the same ...
1
vote
1answer
658 views

Modifying stock firmware

I would like to modify the stock firmware to remove certain apps which i do not want to have available on my phone. The source code for my phone is available on the Samsung website but there is no ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How to know if a custom ROM uses existing swap partition

Recently I switched my custom ROM installed on my HTC Desire to a 4.1.2 based ROM (PARANOIDANDROID based). The ROM works fine but sometimes the device has serious lag of several seconds. I assume ...
2
votes
1answer
187 views

Definitive Guide to Customs Roms? [closed]

For those people who are interested in flashing custom roms after rooting their android device: Does a website exist that provides a definitive, quick & up to date guide to the numerous and ...
3
votes
1answer
307 views

How to make custom apps to appear by default in the lower dock panel in my custom ROM

At the very bottom of my device (MT6577 + ICS + TouchWiz Launcher) are the default icons for "phone", "contacts", "web", and "applications". I want to replace them with my own apps in my custom ROM so ...
1
vote
0answers
173 views

Custom Rom installation for defy

I have been trying to customize my current ROM in my Defy which runs 2.2 froyo currently as stock. I'm confused which how I can customize my ROM, such that my stock ROM is backed up and if I don't ...
7
votes
5answers
3k views

Can one avoid losing everything on a Galaxy Nexus when applying a new ROM (safely)?

The makers of most ROMs suggest that you do a full device wipe when moving from one ROM to another. I have also found this is usually good practice, so data from the previous ROM does not affect the ...
2
votes
2answers
390 views

When Flashing a ROM should I back up Google Apps?

My ROM distributor (Unofficial CM10) provides GAPPS as a separate flashable zip file. Will my titanium back'd up Google apps interfere/replace with the GAPPS provided after I restore my backup ?
0
votes
0answers
218 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

ICS ROM for Samsung Galaxy Y [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I am looking for a custom rom for my Samsung Galaxy Y S5360. I want to install Android 4.0 ICS, but most ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Samsung Galaxy S3 “Not registered on network”

It had stock 4.0.4 -> could call. I've flashed FoxHound ROM -> after a while, when I try calling, it says "Not registered on network" . Tried GalaxSim, but everything looks ok. Restored back to ...
1
vote
2answers
6k views

Removing files from & repackaging CyanogenMod ROM zip files

The current CM10 + GApps experience on Motorola Xoom is plagued by the size of the CM10 ROM -- there isn't enough space left after flashing the CM10 zip to fully flash the GApps zip. This results in ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Add system apps in a custom rom

I'm trying to change a few some system apps in an already working custom rom (Lewa Os - CM7 derived) and my device is an Acer Liquid Metal) Lewa Os is a chinese rom that I've translated thanks to the ...
-1
votes
3answers
675 views

How can I install customized Android OS?

I want to install customized Android OS in my Samsung Galaxy III. Can we do that or not ? If we can not do with Galaxy III, then is there any other phone on which we can do the same? Thanks In ...
0
votes
1answer
892 views

Capture stock rom from samsung galaxy s3

I'm about to flash CM10 to my friends S III. However, if it doesn't work properly, I want to be able to get back to stock rom, so how would I capture it, as I have only found Verizon and A&T roms, ...
3
votes
1answer
293 views

About Extracting & Replacing files in a Custom ROM

Custom ROM's come in as a .zip file. Is it good to extract those and add a few apps like Settings.apk(replacing), MMS.apk (replacing) with the existing one? Doing so and after that compressing it back ...
2
votes
0answers
242 views

Edit my rom's default “Title Bar” [closed]

I don't know if I'm right in defining it "Title Bar" but is this: I want to be able to change size and colour of the bar where it is written "Iconic memory" in the picture. I know there are ...
0
votes
0answers
625 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
759 views

How to install stock app on custom rom?

I flashed a custom rom but I didn't like it's default Contacts app (I prefer the stock app). How can I install the stock Contacts app in a custom rom? BTW the ROM I have is CM7-APOCALYPSE-FINAL
2
votes
1answer
895 views

How to troubleshoot a lockup/freeze

I have a GNex running on CN(A) 3.8. It has started to lockup/freeze when the screen is off. So far it occurs mostly overnight while it's charging. I have to pull the battery to resolve. I believe it ...
0
votes
0answers
155 views

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 ...