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How to replace Android with custom OS? [on hold]

Is there a way I can replace Android with a custom ARM OS? I understand that almost all features of the phone will be rendered unusable, and this process would obviously have to start from a computer. ...
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How to flash a custom rom on Micromax Doodle 3 (a102) [on hold]

Please tell from where can I get a 100% secure custom ROM which could be used on Micromax Doodle 3 (A102) Also, Please describe, how can I install cwm. and from where can I find one campatible with ...
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Android Custom Image for Dedicated Mobile Hotspot [on hold]

Interested in turning an old Nexus device into a dedicated portable 3g WiFi hotspot. The thinking being that by turning off all the unneeded features one could significantly improve the battery life. ...
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my coolpad 3300a is stuck in boot mode need stock or custom rom [duplicate]

hello i need help in finding a custom rom i can download onto a sd card through my laptop for my coolpad 3300a android phone , im pretty sure i can install a custom rom because i still am able to boot ...
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4.2 mount data/media/0 to sdcard1

My stock ROM fused /data/media/0 to sdcard1. When I install a custom ROM (CyanogenMod 11), it is not mounting the folder. My files in /data/media/0 is still there. How can I remount or refuse the ...
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Can't install TWRP LG Optimus G

This thread of mine is partly copied from XDA. I can't get through following issues. Phone's firmware is full vanilla since the very beginning - only updated from Jelly Bean/ICS to 4.4.2 with OTA. I ...
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How can I know if newly released phone will be developer friendly?

What are the facts to look for if someone want to buy a developer friendly phone (other than nexus phones) which means this phone is gonna have a lot of custom roms, mods and can stay up to date with ...
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Firewall software not working as expected on Samsung Galaxy S5 [G900H]

I bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 [G900H] and I installed custom rom from here to get rid of most unwanted applications and having a pure and de-bloated android on my smartphone. After installing this rom ...
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Detected filesystem ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p13 While Flashing custom Rom?

I am having Samsung Galaxy Note 2 , trying to install marshmallow rom gives error and soft brick device. Any help to resolve this error would be really appreciated. installation succeed with 0.200000 ...
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Ways to check if your phone has been compromised?

With more and more people using custom ROMs and APKs from unknown sources (some with root access) it's inevitable that Android phones are getting compromised. What are some methods that can be used ...
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Odin not detects COM port

Trying to download custom ROM to my Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570. Unfortunately Odin not detects phone com port. Phone is in Downloading mode and connected via USB. How to solve this problem?
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Cant receive any incoming calls

I need a serious advice from android experts.When i installed RevoOS rom in my galaxy ace nxt since then i cant receive any incoming calls.This is my problem so please help me to solve my problem.
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No charging animation combined with charging based glitches while off

A short while (about 3 months) ago, I upgraded my slimrommer tank of a device, the galaxy tab 2 GTP3110 (Android 5.1.1) Recently, putting the thing on charge while off displays no igly SlimRom ...
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Won't placing a cuostm ROM file before factory reset remove it from the phone?

I have run CM12.1, OxygenOS, and now Exodus for a while now on my OnePlus One - but for the life of me I cannot remember where you have to place your new ROMs zip file. When flashing a new ROM you ...
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ADB-client stops working when root is turned on

Very strange - I've Cyanogenmod rooted device and cannot use the adb-client from computer when rooting is turned on. In other words i have to go to developer settings, turn off rooting - then I can ...
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crDroid 6 in jfltexx not connecting to mobile internet on most ports (not including 80 and 443)

I recently reflashed my Samsung Galaxy S4 , GT-I9505 jfltexx, to crDroid 6.0 (Filename: crdroid-6.0.0-20151208-jfltexx.zip). Everything is working fine in my Wifi-network. But when I need to use LTE ...
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No SIM detected after installing CM13 nightly on Galaxy S III (AT&T) SGH-i747

After CM13 was installed on my Samsung Galaxy S III, I faced unstable camera and browser and whenever I attempted to turn the cellular network on, I received the following error: Unfortunately, ...
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How can I un-brick my OnePlus One?

While installing a custom ROM on my OnePlus One, I accidentally wiped the INTERNAL STORAGE of my phone, thus wiping the zip files of the ROM and Gapps. So I'm stuck with only the recovery, but no OS. ...
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How to pull boot.img and recovery.img from Sony Xperia E4 Dual?

I have just started taking interest in porting custom rom on an android device and it requires me to have a backup/dump of boot.img and recovery.img of my device. I have Sony Xperia E4 Dual (E2115). ...
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Google Play not responding after CM13 install

Today I installed Cyanogenmod CM13 and Gapps on my Asus Zenfone 2. The install went fine, but when I booted my phone, I selected the language, then when it went to look for updates, a system message ...
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Are there any ROMs for RCA Voyager 7? [duplicate]

I have an RCA Voyager II 7" tablet and want to install a custom ROM. Any ROMs I could install?
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Is it possible to play songs through an auxillary connection while having a bluetooth headset enabled? [duplicate]

I have my phone connected to my car via a male to male 3.5mm cable into the aux port to listen to music via my cars speakers, but when I connect my bluetooth headset, all audio output is redirected to ...
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Cannot Get This Disk Image To Mount!

I am trying to download the firmware for the RikoMagic MK802 IV, which can be found here. After it finishes downloading, I want to open it up and begin modifying it a bit for fun, but nothing I do ...
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“lge android mtp device cannot start code 10”. when in download mode- LG G4- T mo-H811

I am trying to flash a customer recovery to my device, but when the phone gets put in download mode i am getting " "lge android mtp device cannot start code 10". " I can not perform any of the ...
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S5 cm12.1 won't allow to transfer files to pc

This is very peculiar I have similar problems in the past but all were easy fixes. My s5 will charge when plugged into the computer but there is no other indication that the device is plugged. I've ...
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How to create complete image backup(Nandroid) of rooted phone if no cwm or twrp available for my phone

I have a rooted phone and i need to do some change to buid.prop. And if i got my phone bricked i need to recover it back. The thing is There's no CWM or TWRP roms available to my tablet(ZTE E7P(3G) ...
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Xolo Q900 Build.Prop attached, how to paste it using update.Zip

Yesterday,I mistakenly deleted Build.prop for Xolo q900 So I have copied it from my friends phone (Same Model), but I don't know how can I paste It to System directory using Sd Card (using Update.zip ...
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How to Backup and Restore Android OS without Rooting [duplicate]

I want to find a way to restore my phone in case the process of rooting my phone or dual booting a custom rom breaks it. However, most of the ones I've looked at require the phone to be rooted before ...
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US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 SCH-i905 4G LTE- Stock Rom/Viable download link

I have researched XDA Developers and several others sites. Every link I have been directed to no longer exists or is unavailable. My device is stuck in a boot loop as a result of downloading a rom for ...
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errer downgrading from cm 12 to stock rom from sd card

I recently flashed my samsung Galaxy s3 to cm 12. But, now I need to flash back stock ROM again. My phone's charging port is broken, so I have to use SD card to flash. For that, I have downloaded 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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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 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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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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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 ...