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How to make ROM [on hold]

I have Xolo Q700s and it has no custom ROMS available for it. I am just curious how can you port Cynogenomod or some other ROM for my mobile.. what is the process? I know the biggest hurdle are ...
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hello please need rom for bsmart 10.1" bs101 rk30sdk it;s cpu is cortex a7 dual core 1.6 ram 1g resolution 1280*800 16g nand flash [on hold]

please need ROM for b smart 10.1" bs101 rk30sdk it;s cpu is cortex a7 dual core 1.6 ram 1g resolution 1280*800 16g nand flash jellybean 4.1.1 i iflashed my tablet with u30ght rom and it worked but the ...
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Deleting system apps on a rooted phone

I have a rooted phone that I only want to use as a phone. In other words, I do not want my children to have access to any other apps. I can use an app blocker, but this phone only has a small ...
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Custom ROM - easiest way to default to functional adb

When building a custom ROM (or for that matter, modifying existing) - what's the best way to make sure that the OS starts up with adb-USB enabled, and with the host's key already accepted?
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Flashing endeavoru rom on enrc2b

Can HTC One X rom be flashed on HTC One X+?
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Any custom rom for grand neo plus (gt-i9060i)? [duplicate]

I want to know if there is any custom rom for my phone,because I searched alot and I didn't find any thing
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How to deodex galaxy s5 lollipop

First, I pull app fodder, priv-app folder and framework folder from system folder in my phone using adb command: adb pull /system/app app/ adb pull /system/priv-app/ priv-app/ adb pull ...
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How to remove ROM partition?

example i have an 8gb rom and I'm allowed to use only 4gb, how do i use the 8gb completely? like how do remove the rom partition entirely?
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How can I install a custom ROM on my Xperia S without unlocking the bootloader?

I have an old Xperia S and have rooted the device following the instructions here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2417672 From my research, people are saying that I don't need to ...
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Pros & Cons of Cyanogenmod on Samsung S5

I may be getting a second hand, slightly damaged, Samsung Galaxy S5. I plan to install Cyanogenmod to avoid Samsung's junk and have more control of my device. My question is, on this particular ...
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Before Installing a Custom ROM

I have some questions before install a custom rom (CyanogenMod) on my Samsung Galaxy s3 1st: Will installing a custom rom cancel my phone service? Will I still be able to make calls and surf the ...
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Why is there a big size difference between CM roms and Cloudy roms?

I have a LG G2 device running CM12.1, before CM 12.1 I had Cloudy G2 2.2 ROM. The size of almost all CM roms is around 270 to 280 MBs, but the size of Cloudy ROMs is going upto 1 GB. Why there is big ...
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Unpack and Pack the Ramdisk.img

I want to make some change to the ramdisk.img file and use that to bring up the emulator. I unpacked the ramdisk.img with the following command: gunzip -c ../ramdisk.img | cpio -i Before making any ...
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Extract boot.img from Emulator

I want to extract the boot.img from the android emulator. But I am not able to find it. I took the adb shell and read the proc/mtd file. This is content of the proc/mtd file. root@generic:/ # cat ...
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Extract OS signing public key

I have got a OnePlus Two with OxygenOS (an Android ROM made by OnePlus). I modified my OS by installing Kali Nethunter, and I now want to flash back to stock OxygenOS. I found the .zip file on the ...
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Unpacking repacking boot.img creates unusable boot.img

I have tried to create a custom boot.img using Android Kitchen, Cofface's unpack/repack kernal tool, and abimE, but each time I repack I get a boot.img that is less an half the original size and get ...
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Switch from CyanogenOS to CyanogenMod without losing data

Is it possible to switch from (rooted) CyanogenOS to CyanogenMod without losing any data? Device is WileyFox Swift
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can i get custom rom of lolipop 5.1 for lava iris 450p [duplicate]

I am presently using jellybeans on my phone.I want to upgrade it to lollipops .. Would it be possible by rooting? Where will I get custom ROM for this phone?
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step by step guide for using my android's sdcard as custom rom to install and move all the apps to sdcard.

i need step by step guide for using my android's sdcard as custom rom to install and move all the apps to sdcard. please guide me. i am having micromax canvas a116 hd with jelly bean. i had rooted my ...
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How to restore android phone system folders

I have deleted my rooted android phones system folders from pc and when I turned off phone, than turned on it doesn't turning on. how can I install new ROM when it is turned of. it is only showing ...
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S2 with working Lollipop Custom ROM, stuck on boot , won't reinstall ROM in CWM

Someone gave my daughter a (hardly) used Samsung Galaxy S2, still on Gingerbread. Did a lot of research online (rooting for dummies guide, S2 specific sites, youtube videos, etc) and managed to ...
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Samsung galaxy ace s5830 in boot loop and usb download doesn't work

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace s3850 which had a problem with the wifi connection. As described on many forums the solution is to root the phone and then enter a code into the phone. It is needed to ...
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How to boot the GUI so that one single application is launched as part of it?

I would like to reuse an older Android phone as a digital controller for some applications. It would basically be a browser (or webkit) running full screen (which would display some buttons via ...
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Given an Android phone, how can I find out what custom and stock ROMs are compatible? [duplicate]

I've recently started trying to dabble in custom ROMs, or even just trying to boost an old phone with a newer version of Android, but there doesn't seem to be a conclusive place online to find out ...
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“Google Play Services which some of your applications rely on is not supported by your device”

My mobile is Micromax Canvas Fun A63 (rooted using framaroot). After 1 month of rooting, one day it showed me this: Google Play Services which some of your applications rely on is not supported by ...
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Xperia L C2105: Wifi not turning on after installing Android 5.1.1

I have installed latest Android 5.1.1 from the website https://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=taoshan. I have done this with the help of the following steps. Unlocked the phone and root it with ...
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Where does fastboot live on the device?

I just started getting into ROMs and it's really great. I am wondering where fastboot actually lives on the device so I can make sure I don't harm it. I'm fairly sure that it doesn't live anywhere in ...
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flashing boot.img separately vs flashable single zip for custom rom?

I have seen different methods to flash custom ROMs? 1) For my phone where I recently installed a custom ROM, first I flashed a custom recovery TWRP using fastboot flash recovery recovery.img. In the ...
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How to tell if phone's ROM is original or tampered?

I have bought a new phone which seems to be used. The manufacturer checked my IMEI and confirmed that the phone has been purchased/activated before. The body looks new so I don't mind keeping it but ...
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Blurry screen on Galaxy Note 8.0 (N5110) running CyanogenMod 12

I have installed CM12 on my Galaxy Note 8.0 (N5110), but now nothing is as sharp as it used to be with original Samsung ROM; all icons, text, etc. are not sharp. How to fix this?
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Galaxy S Duos 2 - No OS installed currently

Well I started with CWM to get Cyanogenmod 12 but all I did was remove any OS present.Now no OS is currently installed, and I cannot install any ROM as any installation fails with error 7. I tried to ...
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Flashed a new firmware, now wifi won't turn on

last night I installed SlimKat on my rooted S3 (SGH-I747M, Canada Bell) and I had no network connection, so I donwloaded the Samsung original firmware from SamMobile.com. I flashed it on and ...
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Stock recovery can flash root packages and custom recovery ZIPs but not custom ROMs

This question might seem to be a duplicate of this question but it is different. But I'd like to have a brief explanation on why we need a custom recovery to flash a ROM. My main points of confusion ...
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Will klte ROMs work on SM-G800F? [duplicate]

I want to install AOKP on my Vodaphone Samsung Galaxy S5 mini SM-G800F, however, the kminilte ROM is not yet developed. klte seems the closest to kminilte, so will installing it brick my phone, or ...
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Can't boot Samsung galaxy ace GT-S5830i Failed to mount /system (Invalid argument)

I can't boot my Samsung galaxy ace GT-S5830I after I tried to flash a custom rom built for the GT-S5830, if I try and boot into Recovery I get the following errors: -- Applying Multi-CSC -- E: failed ...
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Is it possible to install Stock Android?

I have a Lenovo K3 Note and it comes with Android Lollipop with some custom skin and apps from Lenovo. The problem is, in spite of having a decent hardware, the phone lags too much. I was wondering ...
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How to change the boot logo, Not the bootanimation 4.2.2

Im trying to find out if I can change the boot logo, the one that shows up right before the bootanimation. Currently it show's me a linux logo. I am looking to either completely remove it or change ...
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how to edit this updateer_script?

I have a custom Rom For Samsung GT-S7582. When I try to install it through CWM recovery it gives status 7 error. So I followed this thread To remove status 7 error on XDA But still it won't ...
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Deltajen, Opendelta, and xdelta

Does anyone have experience with any delta system? I would like to create delta's of my ROMS I have tried Deltajen and found it does not properly. I have ROM(A).zip and ROM(B).zip containing ...
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Safely test rom build

I'm attempting to get into Android Rom development and as such I've compiled CM13 from source for my device (which is not yet fully supported, I've tweaked it so that it ought to work). However, due ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 mini doesn't turn on

I have a Galaxy S3 Mini running CyanogenMod 12.1 for one week now. I clicked on Google drive app, suddenly the screen froze. I took the battery out and put it back on. But the phone doesn't turn up, ...
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Error installing CyanogenMod: Unsupported bootloader

I am trying to install CyanogenMod 12 on my Moto G 4G XT1040 Peregrine by following this guide from the Cyanogen Wiki. I have: Unlocked my bootloader Installed a custom compatible recovery (TWRP ...
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Installing Custom ROM from external sd

I managed to brick my phone the other day. I had a rooted phone, with all the google features deleted. Worked nicely for about a year, but I couldn't do any updates. I did manage to find the factory ...
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Soft-bricked Galaxy Note Pro SM-P900 stuck on system.img in Odin

Soft-bricked Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 WiFi SM-P900, I can boot into download mode but on system boot it keeps asking for Kies. No ROM is installed right now. I just can't install it. Here's the ...
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Help Installing a custom ROM

Hi I need some help with this,I want to install a custom rom to my Samsung galaxy s4 mini (I9190), I already know what rom is, and how that works, but I don't know how to install it on any device, I ...
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Samsung Galaxt Tab 8.9 (Wi-Fi) stuck in charging screen, doesn't turn on at all

Recently, I have decided to install a custom ROM on Galaxy Tab 8.9 (Wi-Fi) and messed up everything. I downloaded some "ICS 4.0.3 or something" .zip file to my root folder. Stupidly didn't install ...
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“com.android.phone has stopped” after dirty flashing CM13

After dirty flashing my OnePlus One (bacon) from CM12.1 to CM13, I am constantly getting force close dialogs popup Unfortunately the process com.android.phone has stopped Logcat is filled with ...
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A Lot of .so files (1268 files) are seen in default storage in my android phone

I have Lenovo A390, rooted and installed a custom ROM. I have been using this ROM for 4 months but recently I am seeing these lib files. Refer the sample screenshot. It keep generating after using ...
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Why is the state of custom ROM support on Nexus 6 different to other Nexus devices?

I don't think I'm being impatient in expecting some kind of custom ROM support a year after the device released. I'm just wondering why the main custom ROM makers (CyanogenMod, OmniROM, and even ...
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ROM'S/Update'for Alcatel Idol 2? [duplicate]

As it was said in the title will be there any update for Alcatel Idol 2 to lolipop maybe:D? Is there some custom ROM that keeps the look of the factory but has enhanced performance and settings for ...