Flashing is the process of writing a firmware image (and the root file-system) to the memory of an Android device

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Repartition internal storage with 0mb (tablet has 8 gigs!)

How do i repartition the storage so i get my tablet back. I accidentally formatted it and twrp corrupted the memory! it now says I have 0mb avaliable! help!
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I haven't found any rom for my device in internet , how to port one? [on hold]

My tab name is kente k10 . It is android 4.2.2 .I want to updrage it to 5.1 , So i am looking for a rom . I searched but haven't found any rom for it . How can i get a custom rom for it?? How to ...
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Stuck at Logo, Download Mode doesn't appear, Vol buttons don't work in Recovery mode

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy 3 gt i9305 which was network locked by EE. To make it work on GiffGaff I wanted to unlock it. Current Android version - v4.4.4 (rooted) I found out that Service mode ...
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My T-Mobile LG Optimus F3 P659 is bricked after attempting to flash

I was trying to flash a new ROM on my LG Optimus F3 P659 and it restarted like it should and displayed: Fastboot mode started udc_start() It shouldn't do this because it means my phone is bricked. ...
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Flashing Custom Recovery (TWRP): Are there risks involved beside the usual?

I am looking to flash twrp on my device. Are there any risks involved in it, beside the bricking,etc. I understand that the bootloader will be unlocked, but is this any risk of something such as a ...
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Get logs before logcat has started in a bootloop

I am flashing a modified version of aosp and the device boot loops. The problem is that "logcat" on the phone never runs, meaning that the problem has occurred earlier. So, is there a way that I can ...
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Phone setup--Google sign in error | pop-up loop

I recently upgraded to Marshmallow on my LETV-x500/Letv-1s (base on cyanogenmod). Then I flashed GApps 6.0 Micro. But then after my phone rebooted and I had those "Unfortunately, Setup Wizard has ...
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installing stock android marshmallow on blu r1 hd

I bought a blu r1 hd and am absolutely loving the phone but i do have one problem. the amazon tweaked android 6.0 is not my favorite. is there a way that i could flash a stock android rom onto the ...
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Android N Flashing, (FAILED: Remote Size Too Big) How to increase partition size?

So im trying to flash my phone to Android N. Im going to be manually flashing each img file, however when I use the fastboot flash bootloader (location).img. It gives me this error: target reported ...
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Old ROM apps exists even on clean flash of other ROM

I'm using YU YUphoria (YU5010) device comes preloaded with CM 12. I flashed RR ROM and it was working fine. A few days later flashed XOSP ROM. All flashing was clean flash. Then flashed back ...
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SIM card not detected after flashing custom ROM

I have a Samsung galaxy note II GT-N7105 eich i recently rooted, and flashed a custom ROM. After i rebooted it, my SIM card would not appear and my phone showed "No service". I tried installing ...
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Dead spots on touchscreen: Could it be related to software corruption?

I have a Sony Xperia P running stock Android 4.1.2. A few days ago, my phone started misbehaving and I found some dead spots on its touchscreen. I can't click on some of the areas. Could it be a ...
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Problems after restoring nandroid backup

On my Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F, Android 4.4.2) I made a nandroid backup of "everything" (boot, cache, recovery, system, etc.) about six weeks ago (using PhilzTouch recovery). Yesterday I tried to restore ...
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Basic question about flashing nandroid backups

I want to know that when we flash specific partition images (say system.img, data.img, cache.img, etc.), then how does the software know where exactly to put those partition bytes? For example, if I ...
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Error when flashing recovery to Moto G4 Plus Xt1640 - Image not signed or corrupt

I recently bought a new android phone (Moto g4 plus). Coming from the iPhone, I was eager to root it and take advantage of all the features. The problem is that whenever I try to flash a recovery ...
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phone won't boot and won't enter recovery, even after reflashing TWRP

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 2 phone on which I installed Cyanogenmod. So, after upgrading manually, the phone won't boot anymore (neither into recovery nor into the system). Only fastboot works. (Probably ...
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fastboot responds, except that it won't flash my recovery image

I have installed Cyanogenmod (v13) on a Xiaomi Redmi 2 phone. So, it all worked, but then I tried a manual update. I booted into recovery (TWRP), and flashed the new cyanogenmod ZIP file; then flashed ...
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I need Lenovo a5500 nvram

Last week I flashed my a5500-hv lenovo tablet using so flash tool and suddenly It gave me NVRAM error my simcard doesn't work and my WiFi Mac address change every time I reboot my tablet. *#06# shows ...
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Can I run Android from an SD Card? The eMMC in my phone is dead

I have a Mediatek based phone, Alcatel 4030x, and it is slowly dying. The System partition is now mounted as read-only, then apps start crashing after a minute or two. I've tried SP Flash tool, ...
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can I safely flash ls675zv4 recovery on the ls675zv5?

So end goal is to carrier unlock a phone that can't be carrier unlocked by stripping it down to nothing, rewrite my partition tables, and flash some non"boost" Sprint software. I've double checked the ...
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How to find my recovery version

I am using CyanogenMod with CM-Recovery. my phone is encrypted. So I update my ROM using sideload. But I want which version of recovery I am using.
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“com.android.phone has stopped” after dirty flashing CM13 [duplicate]

Hello I tried to do a flash from cm 13 to cm 12. Now whenever my phone boots it gives me this message and when I press ok it just restarts my phone. I saw some other posts about this problem, ...
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Stuck in installing rom for tablet not 10.1 N8000

i have rooted and i tried to install a rom from cyanogenmod website in this link https://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=n8000 now the tab is stuck in cyanogenmod loading image i tried to get in the ...
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Can't connect One Plus 2 to mac after flashing OxygenOS 3.0.2

After flashing the new oxygenOS 3.0.2 my phone doesn't connect. In AFT it show's that there is no device connected.. I tried using fastboot mode, phone don't connect. I've tried sideload the rom with ...
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Does installing a stock rom will remove my phones IMEI number?

I rooted my Micromax a102 to remove a ghost push like virus . along with that I accidently deleted some important apps and then unrooted my phone . after that I can't install any app and many problems ...
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What is meant by “RAW” firmware?

I want to use Asus Flashtool to restore stock firmware to my phone. The download page says I will need "RAW" firmware. What exactly is that? I have already downloaded the correct firmware file from ...
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Flashing rom of Xolo q2000 in Intex aqua i5(mine)

both these phones have Mt6589 and kernel versions are as follows:- Aqua I5- 3.4.5(200) Colo q2000- 3.4.5(eng.fussen."some numbers") is it possible to flash xolo q2000's ROM in my intex aqua i5.
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How to resolve this kind of bootloop?

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P3100). I decided to use Slimkat custom rom in June 2015. Everything was working nicely. Until one day. My tab suddenly rebooted. I thought, I just accidentally ...
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Samsung galaxy star pro GT-S7262 malfunctioning

I wanted to install a custom ROM on my samsung galaxy star pro GT-S7262 .Firstly I rooted my in order to acquire some extra capabilities. Then I restored it three times. After the third time when I ...
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Sony Emma FlashTool saying Unable to connect to the network and exits suddenly while I have network

When I'm running sony flash tool (Emma) it shows me following error and suddenly exits: Unable to connect to the network, please check your network connection. But I have a connected internet ...
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MTK 6572 (Doogee DG300) no GPS at all

After the first time I flashed my phone I could never make GPS work again, and the GPS signal was already weak before flashing. Now I've flashed it again and when testing with GPS TEST app, it said ...
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Landi/Lakala APOS A8 POS Terminal and CYANOGENMOD [duplicate]

Good day! Recently I have bought mentioned device from China to develop my own project on it and use it as Android device with built-in thermal printer. Of course the stock ROM that was coming with ...
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Mi4i full partition corrupted. Unable to restore EFS partition

I have a Mi4i which was rooted and Cyanogen was installed. Suddenly after reboot, the phone stopped booting into the Cyanogen OS. I tried to flash the Cyanogen again but it did not boot. I flashed ...
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Flashed my Android and now I can't display arabic, Hebrew

I followed this tuto to flash a zip to my phone (S3 mini - Android 4.4.4 ) using flashfire to show the new emojis. All seems to work well though I noticed Arabic and many other languages are not ...
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Is it possible to implement Android N (Preview Version) on new Lenovo Moto G4 Plus?

Is anyone tried to experiment to install Android N update in Moto G4 Plus ? or if it does installed successfully, then please guide us towards the procedures for that.
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Stuck on bootup screen from TWRP

I am following this guide to root my Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360T1(MetroPCS) using TWRP. What did I wrong: I went into TWRP recovery I pressed on "Reboot" I pressed on "Power Off" A pop up ...
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My Acer Z160 has a weird problem with flashing and reset

my friend's phone had an error on his phone(Acer z160 not rooted), all the applications crash at start-up. It came to my mind that I had to do a factory reset via stock recovery. After the reset, I ...
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Regarding Flashing Error on Spice Xlife 405

I have encountered an error while flashing Spice Xlife 405 mobile by using Windows 7. The error I got this after the format task is done i.e., after PDL Flash 2in otherwords PDL Flash 2 is completed ...
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Phone does not bootup after flashing

I have a Samsung s3 neo (GT19300I) device and I flashed a rom(downloaded from the link for the indian version here) to it. After flashing, Oding gave the PASS result, but my device did not bootup. I ...
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Question about nandroid backus

I am using twrp 3.0.2 for backup and restore on my galaxy s4 i9506 and i dont understand some things. I wanted to be able to switch between 5.0.1 and 4.3 by having backups of both versions. So i ...
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Unable to Install TWRP / Cyanogenmod on Moto G 2013

I have a Moto G 2013 (XT1033). The device does not boot successfully - only shows the logo and then just shows a blank screen. So I tried to install Cyanogenmod hoping it might work out. I have ...
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Nexus 5 unable to reflash

I have a nexus 5 which has ubuntu touch on it. The OS is broken and won't boot. I am trying to flash CyanogenMod to it, i've hooked it up to my ubuntu server, and am following this: https://wiki....
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CWM recovery Nandroid Backup

Is there any way to create a Nandroid backup inside CWM recovery, by using the /cache/recovery/extendedcommand file? (This file supports all the commands a normal updater-script file supports inside ...
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Completely disable Nexus 5 Power Button and Remap to Volume Button

I have a 1.5 year old Nexus 5 and its power button is somehow broken from the inside. The thing goes in a reboot loop whenever I either try to turn the phone on or put it on charging. Upon giving it a ...
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Android Nexus 5 “Reboot&Wipe loop with hang” — Can't flash system

My Nexus 5 recently "soft-bricked" itself on an update, and I can't seem to get traditional methods via adb/fastboot (windows pc) to work. My phone is unlocked, and I have the necessary files in the ...
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Error 1012 when flashing ROM on Prestigio PMT3677_Wi using PhoenixCard

After rooting my device Prestigio Multipad PMT3677_Wi with the hope of freeing some bloatware and improving it a bit in space and performance, I came across new problems like degraded performance and ...
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Odin projects and versions

Trying to flash my old Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570. For this purpose I need to use some kind of software - Odin. I found several versions of odin project. Which one is real one and where is the ...
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cyanogenmod 13 encryption on Nexus 4

I do update my cyanogenmod every 2 day or less depending on update released at cyanogenmod.org, but since I encrypted my phone it does not update itself like earlier, but i can do it with "adb ...
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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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ROM update for Samsung S5570 MINI

Trying to understand how to update my Samsung S5570 MINI with new firmware. In xda-developers forum I found following information Stages: Go to recovery - ok, OFF+ POWER+ENTER wipe ...