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Flashed wrong ROM on tablet and stuck in blue screen with no recovery screen

Device specs: CPU: Allwinner A31S, Quad Core ARMv7 Processor (VFPv4, NEON) GPU: PowerVR SGX 544MP Motherboard: INGENIC-CROSS Q8S-v1.0 2013-04-22 Version of Android: 4.2.2 Build Number: fiber_q8s-eng ...
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Why do rom makers have to tailor their roms to different devices [duplicate]

I don't get it, why is it that you can install a desktop os such as ubuntu on any mouse and keyboard computer but on android you have to wait for the rom makers to create a version of their rom that ...
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Laggy touch movement on a high end device (in everything)

I'm using an Xperia Z1 Compact, and I've flashed Cyanogenmod on it, however, when I flash any non-stock ROMs on this phone, the sampling rate for touch movements is reduced to perhaps 30FPS, if that ...
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How to flash Mts Blaze 5?

I would like to flash my Android Phone because it appears to be corrupted; whenever I switch on my phone it gets stuck on the MTS logo (splash) screen. I have recently downloaded a 'flash tool,' but ...
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How can I install Touchwiz apps on Cyanogenmod? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to install Touchwiz apps on Cyanogenmod.
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How to re-flash stock android OS if I accidentally format the entire storage system using TWRP wipe

I am using the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 inch , SM-T705 model running on 4.4.2 kitkat stock android. I was trying to flash a new rom and I went and did a wipe on everything using TWRP custom recovery. ...
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Stuck at boot screen after adding multi-user account

I attempted to add a multi-user account to my device, and after it automatically restarted, it has been stuck in the boot loading sequence. I tried un plugging it and running over night, it simply ran ...
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HTC Desire 510: Is there another ROM? [closed]

I currently have a NoSense Deodexed Debloated ROM for my HTC, but it has too many bugs. Are there any more ROMS available for my Cricket HTC Desire 510?
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How do I change the screen driver in a custom ROM?

Can anybody tell me how to change the screen driver in a custom ROM? AOSP 4.4.2 screws with my phone's screen, so I was wondering if I could replace the screen driver with the one in the stock ROM. (I ...
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How to encrypt external sd card under KitKat?

I am going tp buy a device with external SD card and I am wondering if any custom roms support ecnrypting external sd cards. I will root and use a custom rom. Basically I want to be able to encrypt ...
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Which stable and modern custom ROM can I install on Galaxy Tab 10.1 (GT-P7500)? [closed]

According to the device description at Cyanogenmod, the names for the device are: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, GT-P7500, p4. The listed Cyanogenmod ROMs for this device are all "nightly", based on ...
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What is Gapps?(Google apps)

What is Gapps (google apps) is it custom rom how to install it on my 4.4 device is it useful? can you tell me how to do this?
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Identifying toolchain and version on-device

Is there a way to tell, on-device, which toolchain and version was used to compile the kernel and/or ROM? I want to verify the toolchain used.
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Phone not recognizing internal memory

I've recently just updated my Samsung S3 to liquidsmooth ROM, but now my phone says there is insufficient memory for other applications even though in the memory management area it shows 12GB being ...
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Can't find a single custom ROM for my tablet?

I own a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T330) and I cannot find a single custom ROM for it. I'm getting really frustrated.. What can I do??? The device is rooted with a TWRP custom recovery installed and ...
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how to make complete os backup to create update.zip? [duplicate]

how exactly can i create a update.zip file from an android device that runs on android kitkat? i tried to backup using titanium backup but it needs root access. is there any way to backup the ...
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The encryption button didn't working in s duos

I cannot encrypt my s duos, it has ics 4.0.4 custom rom with boltware removed. when I'm trying to encrypt ,the encryption button looks like hidden..plz help..
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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 boots to blank white screen

I have a 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 can I reload Android?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom ROm for my device [duplicate]

I have a MTK based china phoneNoirA700 and so far I haven't been able to find any roms for it??? If some one could help me with it. Second , can any one tell me about the stock rom on this device, Is ...
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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 ...