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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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Can't send crash reports with Android 4.0.4

I am using a custom build of Android 4.0.4 on my smartphone and when an application crashes, it doesn't ask if I want to send a crash report; the application just closes and it goes back to the home ...
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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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SIM card not detected after installing new ROM

I have installed new custom rom after taking a backup of my original rom. Sim card is not recognized after installing the custom rom. Sim card is not recognized after restoring the backuped data. ...
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samsung SIII mini korean clone- has become blank white screen

I have one samsung SIII mini korean clone which on one day while resetting to factory default has become blank on power up screen (simple white screen). How to reload all rom and android? please ...
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How to root / update the fake Lenovo P780W

I tried searching for a guide to root the 'lenovo' P780 w model - but this model doesn't seem to appear in the various lists of devices which can be rooted (such as Kingo Ready2Root or the list in ...
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PDA, CSC, MODEM files in Custom ROMs

The ODIN utility for flashing Samsung phones needs different files like PDA, MODEM, CSC etc. Custom ROMs though are always provided as a single zip file. Why is that? Do custom ROMs already contain ...
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What is the latest ROM that works for Droid 2 Global?

Cyanogen 7.2 bricks my phone. I have to install a system image with RSD Lite to unbrick it. http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_droid2we
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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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Extract drivers from ROM directly?

My girlfriend recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 which, after paying over 500 bucks for it, turned out to be a counterfeit s5. Obviously the scammer didn't get back to us and as much as this is a ...
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Samsung Galaxy SIII: SkipSoft Toolkit: rooting: unable to boot Custom Recovery after flashing

My device is an unrooted Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300 (Jelly Bean 4.3.0). I am trying to root my device using Unified_Android_Toolkit_v1.3.3.exe AKA SkipSoft Toolkit and their web page lists my ...
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How to install cwm recovery in non-supported device karbonn titanium s5 plus

I have Karbonn Titanium s5 plus.I want to install cwm recovery but my phone model is not supported.how to install cwm recovery in it??? Also, can I install it without using pc?anybody can give link of ...
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stuck on boot animation of older kernel

I'm facing this weirdest problem with my xperia arc s I was running legacy xperia CM and everything was fine until it started not to recognize my new sdcard anyway I tried to reinstall the rom but ...
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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 ...
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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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Modify boot.img of Moto G 2014 ROM

Starting from the Titan Prime ROM I would like to make some modifications to the boot.img. But if I try to unpack and repack the boot.img the phone jumps immediately into the bootloader after the ...
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Rooting & Flashing Huawei Ascend Y330

I have Huawei Ascend Y330 with Android 4.2.2. I was wondering what is the best approach to root my device and what is the best way to flash custom ROM with higher Android version (4.4 or even 5.0 if ...
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How to root the HTC One S (VilleC2)

I finally managed to unlock the bootloader of my HTC One S. Now I want to root it to install CyanogenMod but I can only find guides for the normal HTC One S. However, it is a One S VilleC2. As far as ...
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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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Are Nightly CyanogenMod Releases Safe?

I am using a 2013 Moto X Developer Edition (XT1053) and am currently running stock Android, (with the exception of Motorola's software) and I am thinking of switching to CyanogenMod. However, after ...
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Can a flashed rom leave behind artifacts?

I found a few "unofficial" Lollipop ROMS floating around the internet. I don't know how reliable are they, or how many viruses are there. All I want to do is to play with it a little. I'm thinking ...
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SD card partitioning? why? how?

I am going to install cm7 and it seems to me that is 'good' to partition my SD card. I did some reading but I am not sure if ext partition will become accessible as mass storage when an Android phone ...
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How do the various tools to convert a system image to f2fs work?

Recently I've been trying to install a f2fs compatible rom to my old and slow nexus7. I got as far as flashing a new recovery image and reformatting the device partitions to the new file system, but ...
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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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Stuck on Boot Animation

Recently I installed MIUI v5 rom on my smartphone. When I rebooted my smartphone it got stuck on the MI Boot Animation Logo. What is the problem? Please Help me.
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Sony ericsson xperia mini e10i software bricked while installing custom rom

I was trying to install a custom ROM on my Sony Ericsson Xperia mini E10i by flashing the ROM .zip file in ClockWorkMod, but after installation the device doesn't boot. It hangs on the Sony Ericsson ...
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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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File system inaccessible as root, but works fine as user

I'm quite new in the Android development scene. Recently, I installed a custom KitKat ROM and I encountered a strange issue. It is related to my SD cards (one is somekind of "virtual card", it is the ...
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Build CyanogenMod ROM for Sony Xperia M or any other android phone [closed]

I am following the steps given on the following cynogenmod official page. Step as given here. And i am stuck on the get prebuilts apps as there is no such a script as get-prebuilts in the ...
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“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 ...
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Is there any custom Rom for Intex Aqua curve? [duplicate]

Is there any ROM that I can flash on ma intex aqua curve.. It has jelly bean 4.2.2 but would love to upgrade it.. Is there any ROM that I can flash?? And if there is no ROM, am I stack with this ...
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Can i upgrade my firmware with another phone model's official rom (using odin)?

Is it possible to upgrade my phone's firmware using another phone model's official rom using odin ?
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Which custom recovery to use for Chinese Samsung Note 3 Neo SM-N7506V?

I bought a Samsung of the above mentioned model here in China and I want to flash Gapps on it. I understand the process to do so is rooting it, flash a custom recovery program like CWM or TWRP ...
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Can I install a ROM made for a different 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 ROM made for a different ...
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Is 4.0+ Disk Encryption compatible with Custom Recovery/KitKat ROMs?

There is a prior question that answers this for Android 3.0 but some stuff I have read elsewhere has said that installing TWRP will not work with encryption in more recent versions of Android, so I ...
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Installing custom ROMs: since most Android systems don't have a ROM, isn't this a misnomer?

My Samsung Galaxy SIII seems to have an internal SD card as internal memory, and no ROM (Read-Only Memory). AFAIK ROM refers to a type of memory which can be only modified by attaching cable attached ...
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Can I update to the latest version of Android on a generic off-brand tablet?

My question is related to this community wiki. I found an affordable white-label Android tablet for €99 a few days ago and I'm considering buying it. Its specs seem fairly decent for its price range, ...
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Revert to normal recovery mode from CWM recovery mode

I am using Micromax Canvas 2.2. I wanted to install a custom ROM on it, so I backed up the the original ROM (normally, without using CWM recovery). After that, I installed CWM recovery mode on it. ...
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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G T679

I have wiped the OS off of my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G T679. Now all I get is the flash screen. How can I install a new OS at this point?
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How To Install Custom ROM In LG GT540?

I rooted my LG GT540 now I want to install custom rom but don't know how to do, so I am looking for some easy steps to do this and also share which custom will be best for this device?
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My mt6598 does not provide any option to enable 3g network

Nowhere i found wcdma/3g/ or any other option. I know that all mt6598 device support 3g. Details as in About Phone in droid tools : Model P6B, Manufacturer MT6598, Brand CSZ, Android 4.3,Internal ...
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i am not able to identify my Android Phone [duplicate]

i am not able to identify my Android Phone...Nowhere on internet i found such manufacturer,model,or brand. Details as in About Phone : Model P6B, Manufacturer MT6598, Brand CSZ, Android 4.3,Internal ...
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How to get stock Android for Gooophone i6?

I bought a knock-off/replica iPhone 6, Goophone i6. It's the original Goophone i6 and it's running on Android 4.2 with an ugly iOS 7 skin over it. Specs: i6 Quad Core MTK6582 1.4GHz ...
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Wi-Fi cannot turn on! Accidentally deleted /etc/wifi folder

i was trying to enable ad hoc network connection on android and overwriting below folders /etc/wifi /etc/dhcpcd and now my wifi could not turn on. The phone is ADINNO R8, a custom build phone.I ...
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Which gapps cant be downloaded through the play store/marketplace?

I've seen that there are quite many different modular packages of the gapps http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2397942 and I was wondering if I can install the nano and add the other ...
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Device detected as “mint”

I'm using a xperia sp ( huashan ) device. Recently I read some tutorials and wanted to flash CM 11 M10 into the device. I rooted the device, then backed up the bootloader. Then unlocked it and ...
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Sony Xperia E1 D2005 Custom Recovery&CustomROM Flashing?

I want to flash a custom ROM and install custom recovery; but when I enter ROMmanager (my device is rooted) and try to install CRW or TWRP it says "custom recovery does not support D2005 (sony xperia ...
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How to convert my lenovo s939 android version using zip file [duplicate]

I want to convert my android 4.2.2 to android 5.0, but it's difficult.... I need help...
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Chrome and Chrome Beta suddenly won't fill up the entire screen on launch

So, I'm currently on the N5X rom with a cyanogenmod 4.4.4 base on my Samsung i9300, I restored Chrome Beta from one my backups in titanium Backup, after flashing the latest version of the ROM ...
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Galaxy Ace Problem booting in Recovery and Download Mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. I want to install CWM and then flash a custom rom. When I try to boot into recovery it says RamDump etc. When I boot in Download it starts normally and says ...