The process of returning to a previous version of installed software -- e.g. from a custom ROM to the original stock ROM for warranty issues, or from a newer Android version to an older one.

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How to uninstall Android upgrade

I was asked by my Galaxy Grand to update. It was a 608 MB build update. After done , now I got Android Jelly-bean 4.2.2 . It is making my phone very slow and uses too much phone memory. Want to ...
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want to downgrade my operating system on galaxy s3 GT-19300

i have updated my galaxy s3 GT-19300 to android kitkat 4.4.2 now i want my earlier version back on my mobile so what is the procedure for that
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How to restore stock firmware on HTC One mini

I've bought HTC One mini as my first smartphone and I would like to know: how do I revert to a version of Android that my phone came with? Will I always have this possibility by default, or should I ...
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Galaxy Tab 3 GT-P5210 Downgrade to 4.0.3 ICS

I was searching the web trying to find ROMs for downgrading my Galaxy Tab 3. No matter how deep I have gone, it seems that there is not any available ROM for Android 4.0.3 dedicated for my device. A ...
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How to Re install Android 4.2.2 on Samsung galaxy grand

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand GT-I9082 from past one year. I got lot of software updates and did all of them, including the 4.2.2 JellyBean FirmWare Update. Recently I got one stability update, ...
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Downgrading Nexus 7 Android 4.4.2 to 4.2

I want to downgrade my nexus 7 android 4.4.2 to 4.2. I am already rooted. How can i downgrade? I've got a nandroid backup. If I restore that will it be again running as android 4.4.2? I need help. ...
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Nexus 4 Downgrade from 4.4.2 to 4.3 Risks

So I bought my Nexus 4 last month expecting that it'll have a 4.3 OS version. However, my sister accidentally updated the version. Now, I would like to downgrade my OS version. Following this guide: ...
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Do I need to downgrade my Xperia J to ICS before installing a custom ROM?

I would like to install a Custom ROM in my Xperia J and its named AVD ROM. To install that ROM do I have to install the ICS first or no need? Please help me. thank you.
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Can I downgrade from Kitkat to JellyBean on my Moto X?

I have a stock (non-rooted) Moto X that 'upgraded' itself to Kitkat recently. Is it possible for me to go back to Jelly Bean? (Deliberately leaving out the reasons since that's not the point of ...
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Downgrade Nexus 4 from 4.4 to 4.2 [duplicate]

I have recently updated my Nexus from 4.3 to 4.4 . But having an immediate requirement i would like to downgrade back to 4.2 . I originally bought it with 4.2. Any step by step to downgrade back ...
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Can I downgrade to an earlier version of Android after installing an OTA update?

I installed the KitKat upgrade on my Nexus 7, but I am unhappy with it. Is it possible to roll back to an earlier version of Android (Jelly Bean)?
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How can I reinstall android 4.2 after having updated to 4.4?

I just updated my nexus4 to kitkat 4.4. Play services seems to drain the battery. Thus I would like to move back to 4.2. Is it possible? And how can I do it? Thank you.
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downgrade HBOOT to 1.01.0001 for Wildfire

I need to root my Wildfire 2.2 phone, but firstly need to downgrade HBOOT from 1.01.0002 to HBOOT to 1.01.0001, I follow this link: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1145035 but the ...
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Is there any way that I can return to my previous OS without rooting my device

my galaxy tab 2 10.1 updated to 4.2.2 and I HATE this new update, it makes me not even want to use my device. Is there anyway that I can uninstall or delete this OS and return to my previous one ...
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Asus Transformer Infinity Pad (TF700KL) how to cold boot (enter Recovery Mode)

I have a TF700KL bought from Vodafone. I am unable to go into Recovery mode. I've found some links telling me how to do this, such as the one on the XDA-Developers site: ...
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How to downgrade to Stock Rom [HTC One X 3.20.401.1 CID HTC_203)

I have a rooted HTC One X with JB 4.1.1 (3.20.401.1), I deleted some unnecessary softwares but still using stock ROM. Yesterday I relocked the bootloader and tried to install original stock rom by ...
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take Nexus 7 from android 4.3 to 4.2.2

I have just purchased a Nexus 7 (2013) and it auto updated to android to 4.3 as I was setting up. Unfortunately USB OTG now does not run. I purchased the Nexus 7 for it's OTG feature. I've done a ...
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Downgrade Nexus 4 from Android 4.3 to 4.2.2

I updated my Nexus 4 to Android 4.3. I don't like it, so I want to return to version 4.2.2. How do I go back to a previous version?
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Downgrade Galaxy S Duos from ICS to Gingerbread

I want to downgrade my Galaxy S Duos from ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) 4.0 to Gingerbread. How do I do this?
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How can I downgrade my HTC Explorer from Android 4.0 to 2.3

Android 4.0 is installed on my HTC Explorer, but now I want to install again the previous version which was 2.3 Gingerbread. Could anyone please tell me how to do that?
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Downgrade Samsung 2 7.0 from CyanogenMod 10.1 (Jelly Bean 4.2.2) to stock ICS

I recently updated my Samsung Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3100) to Jelly Bean 4.2.2. But I after successfully installing, I see that there's too many things that I don't like with the update. Alphabetic ...
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Revert Android Update 4.0 to 3.0/3.2

Is it possible to downgrade from Android version 4.0(ICS) to 3.0(Honeycomb) after upgrading to ICS? Can any one help me.
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How to revert Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 to stock Gingerbread?

Here's the situation: I got this Samsung Galaxy Mini as a gift - my first smartphone - but with this obscured operating system called [DEV][WIP][ROM][UNOFFICIAL] Android 4.2.2 CM10.1 - Nightly ...
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How can I downgrade my Huawei U8815 from Android 4.0.3 to 2.3.6?

One month ago, I bought my phone HUAWEI u8815 with Android version 2.3.6 and it was running fine. Recently I upgraded my Android to version 4.0.3 , but unfortunately the system became too slow, and ...
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Samsung Galaxy P1000 stuck on black screen

I Have a Galaxy Tab GT-P1000N. Its Android version was updated via Odin 3, from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread [XWJQ8]. Everything is going fine but after the rebooting my Device (it's auto ...
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Where can I find the “hack4legend” or “Legend Downgrading Tools”?

In my quest to Root my HTC Legend, I have run into many problems. Now I am stuck with the fact the I seem to have to downgrade my phone to a previous version of android before I can root it. I have ...
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How can I go back to ICS after JB OTA updates?

My phone is HTC One S VelliC2 and received the JB OTA updates. However, I could not get used to it. So how can I return to ICS? Can I use the HTC Android 4.03 RUU file? Now the Hboot version has ...
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How to downgrade an HTC Desire to stock version?

I know the first thing you gonna say is to google it, there is plenty of tutorials for it, but I tried at least 5 of them (including some in XDA), and every time I didn't succeed. First of all, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 (GT P1000 with 2.2version android) stuck in boot-loop on update to CM10

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 (GT P 1000) with Android 2.2. A couple of days ago, I decided to update my Tab to JellyBean, and I searched the web for its procedure I found a HowTo at ...
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Original ROM for Samsung Galaxy S i9000

I've put a custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy S I9000 and now I want to go back to my original ROM. I was wondering if there was a way to get the original ROM, that came with my device, from an official ...
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Boot loop after ROM write in recovery

I have an HTC Sensation with ICS Android on it. How can I revert back to Gingerbread? I have root and s-off. I tried to flash my Gingerbread ROM (??) in the recovery but am now stuck in a boot loop.
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Get Gingerbread back on Samsung Galaxy Y

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y mobile. In internet I saw a post that update your Samsung Galaxy Y from 2.3 to 4.0. I tried the steps but I went wrong now my mobile getting rebooted again and again. How can ...
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Resetting Galaxy S 3 to factory default ICS

I am a new Android user, and recently I have upgraded the default ROM of Samsung Galaxy S 3 to Jelly Bean MIUI ROM using the steps mentioned at the International Business Times. Now I want to revert ...
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Nexus S downgrade with Clockwork Mod

I have a Sprint Nexus S 4G running ICS Cyanogenmod 9. I want to run 2.3.6. In CWR I've backed up, wipe/erased, wiped Calvik cache, but when I go to install my Sojus 2.3.6 file I get Installing ...
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Having difficulty downgrading my Nexus S 4g

My Sprint Nexus S 4g is running CyanogenMod 9 (ICS 4.0.4). I want to use stock 2.3.6 which I got from https://sites.google.com/site/baroqueworksdevandroid/offcail-binary. In recovery mode I get this ...
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How To Install Froyo on HTC Bravo

I have an HTC Bravo. Some time ago I installed Gingerbread on it and started to have trouble. If I connect to the Internet or do some memory intensive work it resets itself. Now I want to install ...
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Preparing A500 for warranty service

I have a rooted A500 with HC3.2 and I strongly believe that the focus problem is hardware. Since I'm under warranty I don't think I'll waste my time and send the tablet to repair. Two questions: How ...
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Can I load a ROM from a 7“ Galaxy Tab onto a 10” Galaxy Tab?

I have a handful of Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7510) running Honeycomb, and a customer commercial application which runs beautifully on Froyo and Gingerbread, but has bugs on both Honeycomb and ICS. Before I ...
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Can I safely downgrade an encrypted Asus Transformer TF101 from 8.6.5.21 to 8.6.5.19?

I want to root my encrypted Asus Transformer TF101 (Firmware 8.6.5.21; Serial B80...) and install a custom ROM. I read that the only way to do this is by downgrading to stock 8.6.5.19 and then using ...
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Where can I find a 2.3.6 stock ROM for Nexus S (i9020)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I've installed a hacked version of ICS three weeks ago or so and now I want to switch to the stock 4.0.3 ...
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Spica i5700: How to downgrade from froyo 2.2 to eclair 2.1

I have a Spica i5700 with Froyo version of 2.2.2. I want to downgrade it to Eclair 2.1, because I find the screen often produces erratic movements such as auto-input to my password even if I am not ...
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how Downgrade LG optimus P500 from 2.3.3 to 2.2.2

I upgraded my LG optimus P500 phone from Android 2.2.2 to 2.3.3. After upgrading the battery started to dry very soon and it auto powers off as well even when the battery is more than 80%. Now I ...
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Downgrade 2.3.6 to 2.2.2 - Nexus One

I would like to downgrade my Nexus One to 2.2.2, because I've had non-stop problems with Gingerbread. I have the 2.2.2 update from android central, and going off the comments from a previous question, ...
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Downgrade to official LG GT540 2.1updated

I've installed Android 2.3 (Cyanogen Mod) to my LG GT540 phone, but it's too unstable. I would like to downgrade back to 2.1update (it's the OS I have when I buy the phone), or any official newer ...
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Can I get back to root-able HBoot version by doing a factory reset

I have a HTC Wildfire (Buzz) that originally came with Eclair. I now have Froyo on it and the Unrevoked tool doesn't work as the HBoot version is not supported (too new for Unrevoked). At this point, ...
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Is there a way to “downgrade” (revert) an HTC Desire HD to stock Froyo from Gingerbread?

I don't have any backups or whatever. My phone isn't rooted. It updated to Gingerbread 2.3.3 OTA a couple of days ago, and I hate almost every change that it introduced. Thanks.