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How to find custom ROMs for rare android devices?

I've recently bought a Tesla H7 tablet. Since it's a 'local' brand, I don't expect to see any updates, and I was wandering how could I find some other (cyanogen, or other) ROMs to update the software ...
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Is flashing a ROM made for a very similar model to mine possible?

Is it possible that flashing a custom ROM made for another android model could work for me? I'm just wondering this because I have one of those rare models that only a few providers sold, but is very ...
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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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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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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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Why is custom recovery a prerequisite for flashing a custom ROM?

I have read in many guides that before flashing, we need to have a custom recovery like CWM installed. I am not able to understand why is this a prerequisite for flashing a custom ROM. Can I flash a ...
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Can you install a generic ROM on any device? [duplicate]

I am relatively new to rooting and stuff. I have just rooted my android tablet. It's a Chinese tablet, not much about it is available on the internet. Can I install ROM for another device on my ...
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Can't flash custom ROM [on hold]

I'm trying to flash a custom ROM on my Lenovo Ideatab A-3000h using CWM, So I booted the tablet in CWM recovery mode and did choose install zip from /sdcard then I did choose the custom rom zip file, ...
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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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Android Custom ROM making for local/native brand devices [closed]

I am using a local brand's Device which's custom ROM is unenviable or I didn't find the right on through a lot searching on Internet. Is there any safe and easy way to build up own ROM? Here I mean I ...
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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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How to edit official ROM of my android device

How can I extract edit and repack system.img of my DOOGEE DG800 official ROM?
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Why wait ten minutes after installing some roms?

I notice a lot of custom roms tell you to wait ten minutes after the firstboot before touching anything and was wondering why it is so.
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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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Is a custom rom which is designed for rk2918 tablet will run on any tablet with rk2918 cpu

I have 3q rc0710b tablet .. the cpu is Rockchip RK2918. I am looking for a custom rom for this slow tablet ,to get better performance.. can I try any rk2918 custom rom ? Where can I get best rom ?
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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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Network Issue after flashing Cosmic ROM at Galaxy S Duos

I am a Galaxy S DUOS S7562 user and I have flashed Cosmic ROM v2.5 to my phone. However, I face some connectivity problems. My phone is dual sim but now it forever activates and deactivates both sims ...
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How can I add more system apps to a custom ROM?

I have an android ROM that I can flash onto the phone using a tool like smart phone flash tools, but what I want to be able to do is to modify the system image to add APKs in the system/app directory ...
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which rom i need for my mt 6582 processor [duplicate]

I have a qmobile i6 here are its hardware screen shots. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=814733215224552&id=100000636445674 It has mediatek mt 6582 1.3 quad ccore with cpu ...
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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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Remove notification bar in Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Is there a way to remove the notification bar on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3?
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What ROM could be used on an HTC Desire bravo with non-functioning physical buttons

I have a HTC Desire (bravo). Currently I use it with the old Oxygene ROM. Basically It's fine, but the physical buttons (menu, back, home) are very hard to press. Sometimes it takes more than 5 hard ...
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Paragon NTFS not working on enfrocing mode

This app worked when I was still using Echoerom. I recently switched to Paranoid and now this app wont work. Using Galaxy S4 LTE with Android 4.4.4 and Paranoid 4.44. As I said, I'm using the app ...
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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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How to change soft key actions

I have a HTC one v, rooted, stock ROM. The home, back and recent app keys are touch on the glass, but not on the actual screen. In some Roms, it gives you the option to change what it does, but not in ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 installed Omega Rom, not detecting the sim

I installed this Omega Rom after downloading from omegadroid.co/download-center/ for my S3 I9300, omega version is v58 - XXUGNB6 now everything is working fine except the calling feature, phone is ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) “no network” issue

I bought my phone from a friend and I am the second user. It was rooted and was in modified status (when I checked About->device->status) but working fine and had zero issues. So yesterday I wanted to ...
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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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how can i repair samsung galaxy s duos 2 GT-S7582 no sim card/no service

i already tried installing stock firmware the new and the old firmware philippine GLOBE but still nothing happen still no sim card/no service .. when i try to call it says "not registered to the ...
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custom 4.1 rom for zte v7275 tablet

A question was asked previously, about how to unlock the ZTEv7275 tablet and the dude answered it by saying that to flash a 4.1 custom ROM.... I would like to know which 4.1 custom ROM was that ...
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Necessary to manually update gapps? [duplicate]

I have CM11 installed on my device and I was wondering if the gapps package ever needs to be updated manually, or if they automatically update somehow.
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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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Cyanogenmod for Galaxy Y [duplicate]

I have a Samsung galaxy Y device. It's running Gingerbread stock rom, and I want to upgrade this to Jellybean. Is there any custom rom for Galaxy Y?
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Galaxy Note 2 Locked

I was in 4.1.2 of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which I unlocked using *#197328640# but today I updated to Kitkat Based DN3 ROM. It says "Emergency Calls Only" Is there a solution out? How about unlocking? ...
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Cannot access galaxy nexus via adb

Yesterday my noble Galaxy Nexus (maguro) sacrificed itself to save me when I fell from my mountain bike. I would like to copy the data to my computer. What is good: the screen and the sim card is ...
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No mobile network after JellyNoid on Galaxy Y

After installing JellyNoid on my Galaxy Y GT-S5360, everything seems to work fine except that I have no mobile network (it says mobile network not available). Any ideas how to fix this? I have a ...
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To know about karbonn titanium s1 plus custom rom [duplicate]

my device is karbonn titanium s1 plus and i am jast rooted it successfully. But how to know is tgere any custom rom for my mobile??
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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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Add static IP settings to custom rom

I'm trying to store default static ip settings in a custom rom. I write the SSID and Password to /etc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf and that works well for Wi-Fi But how do I add the static IP settings ...
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Want to install kitkat 4.4 on Samsung Star Pro (S7262)

I want to install Kitkat 4.4 on my Samsung Star Pro S7262 (rooted). I could't find a solution by googling. If it is not possible or not available for my phone right now, please suggest me any other ...
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Can I Install Only The Google Account rather than the entire stack?

I am currently running an Aosp-based custom rom on Android 4.4.2 with zero bloatware, yeah, I detest bloatware. After going through struggles with the amount of resources Google's play services do to ...
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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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ACRA init crashing after new rom flash

I recently flashed CM11 on my GS2, it was slimkat 4.4.2 earlier. I believe I did a dirty flash because all my apps and settings were present when I booted it. I used the "recommended" wipe on TWRP. ...
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How can I determine what is causing my Nexus 4 to freeze?

I have a new-ish Nexus 4 with Cataclysm ROM installed (rooted, 4.3). The device has recently started freezing - being unresponsive to button presses, but with the white LED pulsing. I have to ...
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Disable android.hardware.foo feature to hide hardware from ROM?

Is it possible to tell an Android ROM (without recompiling it, but repacking is okay, I guess) that the device it runs on does not have a certain android.hardware.something feature? I want to ...
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Unexplicable battery draining on Galaxy Nexus

Okay, so first some details: Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GSM version) Stock rom (rooted) Brand new stock battery (1750mah) I started suffering from unexplainable battery draining a few months ago. And ...
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Write Error during flashing stock ROM through SP Flash Tool

I am trying to install the stock ROM of my xolo a500s ips by using the Smart Phone Flash Tool. i downloaded the stock ROM of my device from this link ...
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Is there any way to open recovery mode with only hard keys? [closed]

i had flashed a custom rom on my device. But unfortunately it does not boot properly. And suddenly i have noticed that my volume keys are not working. And i had'nt debug mode opened. so now what can i ...
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When flashing a custom ROM, why do I get an error on getprop(“ro.product.device”)?

Whenever I try to flash a ROM on my ASUS Transformer Prime (tf201), I get the following error: assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device") == "tf201" || getprop("ro.build.product") == "tf201" I've ...