Questions specific to stock ROMs (i.e. the "official" ones from manufacturers/providers of the device).

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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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Android soft brick framework-res.apk

Ok, so I screwed up my phone pretty bad. so i pushed a framework-res.apk and when I reboot I get black screen, so I factory reset, and wiped cache. But it didn't fix the problem and I don't know how ...
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HTC ONE (M9) - S-OFF sunshine & cyanogenmod

Ok guys i'm in a real problem! I cannot make or receive phone calls for one week... it all started when I got bored with the original OS of the HTC One M9, so I rooted the phone and installed CM13 ...
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Chinese OEM STOCK ROM SOUGHT [closed]

CAN SOMEONE HELP ME FIND STOCK ROM FOR TABLET RUNNING ANDROID 5.O MOTHERBOARD ID IS B906_MB_V1.0_20150716 MTK6592 Octa-core ARMv7 Processor
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How can I patch Stagefright on an Elephone P6000 Pro?

According to this xda post the Elephone P6000 Pro stock ROM is vulnerable to Stagefright. A Stagefright detector app confirmed this on my phone. The Post links to this patch, but also mentions that ...
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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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LG Stuck on Download Mode

I have LG Optimus L70, and the it is soft bricked, because sometimes it magically works and boots to system (with system UI not working properly). The phone now is stuck at download mode i suppose (...
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Restore HTC M7 to stock rom

After playing with custom rom, I reverted my phone back to stock (3.63.707.4). But I have had stuck with OTA update. It kept saying that I have a modified version of software and refused to install. I ...
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What is the difference between Samsung 4 files(Repairing firmware) and Single firmware file for flashing?

I was flashing a Samsung device with a single file (tar.md5 format) and i saw some people are working with 4 files(Repairing firmware) to fixing the most and actually, Any problems with those 4 files ...
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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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Internal total space less than available space

The internal total space reads 8gb while the available space reads 9.83gb. Total phone storage too reads 8gb but available reads 2.21gb and when I connect it to the computer it says I have 18mb as ...
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How can I read a mobile's ROM version?

I have a Samsung A3. it's rom version is A300FUXXU1BOJ5_A300FU_BOG1BOJ1_A300FU_XXU1BOJ4. Is there any way to decode this name and to know what does it exactly mean ? PS: I know that A300FU is the the ...
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Tesco Hudl adb sideload Gets error “installation aborted”

I have a Tesco Hudl HT7S3 which was rooted and i corrupted a file in the system and it is stuck in a bootloop. All i can use is adb sideload. I found the stock image and have sent it to the device ...
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install Rom for phone seem device but different model number

Q: can i install rom made for the phone and install it in seem phone but there is little different of model number . Example: i want to install any a rom for note 5 (SM-N920C) on my note 5 (SM-N920T),...
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Difference between flashable firmware files of 2 same model phone with different internal SD size?

I have a Gionee m2 8gb which is in a bootloop, so I downloaded flashable firmware files for it, but mistakenly I downloaded gionee m2 4gb flashable firmware files. Is it possible to use this files for ...
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What is the Stock ROM?

I bought my brand new phone with the Android Version of Lollipop 5.1 out of the box, does that mean Lollipop 5.1 is the phone's stock ROM?
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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 /system/...
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Where do I find the carrier folder in KitKat Stock ROMS?

The descriptions for unlocking the LG LS980 phone on several forums talks about copying the carrier folder from a stock rom, that has been downloaded to your computer, to the phone's carrier directory....
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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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How to re-install Android OS on Phone [closed]

I got some virus in the phone very hard to remove them even on factory reset they can't be removed from the system. In the process of disabling the virus (known as Monkey Test Virus you can search on ...
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Does a phone's battery charge when in download mode?

I bricked my SM-J500G when trying to root the phone. Now I'm trying to install the stock ROM. The problem is that my phone's battery is low, and I have no way to charge it in another phone. Can I put ...
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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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Different types of downloads on Cyanogen OS Website

** This question is for Cyanogen OS and not Cyanogen Mod. On the Cyanogen OS download page, for my device (YU Yuphoria), I see 3 different downloads for my device, i.e. cm-12.1-YOG4PAS47N-lettuce-...
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Can we backup the stock recovery.img in any way?

Suppose I plan to flash my recovery with TWRP/CWM, but then later suppose I would like to move back to the stock recovery. Is it possible to take a backup of stock recovery just like we can take a ...
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Where the original stock Rom is usually stored?

Please, help me with the following questions: Q1). Where is the original stock Rom of the Android device is usually stored? Q2). Is it possible to delete the original stock Rom completely from the ...
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Boot between different ROMs - OnePlus 2

I have an OnePlus Two and I'm currently running stock OxygenOS. I would like to try a beta CM12.1 build without having to delete my data and to be able to boot between the two until the CM build would ...
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Adding Stock image as secondary rom in multirom?

I have a nexus 5, and root. I also use multirom application. I want to create a secondary rom from stock. However I cannot flash factory images hence need to make flashable zip out of it. How do I do ...
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Flash Stock ROM (Mediatek) over Fastboot

I want to flash a stock ROM for my device with MTK6572 CPU which is meant to be flashed through SP Flash tool (scatter-based ROM) but I want to flash it through Fastboot. So can I do it by flashing ...
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How to flash scatter-based stock ROM through custom recovery

I'm using a Karbonn A52+ (Mediatek 6572) running on Android 4.2.2 (stock ROM) with root access, unlocked bootloader and Clockwork Mod Custom Recovery installed. I have a 4.4 Kitkat stock ROM for my ...
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My Phone will not recognize USB connected

There is no USB options when I connect to pc. I have tried a Galaxy Avant phone with the same cable and works, so it is not the computer or the cable. I have turned off and on USB debugging. I have ...
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Returned One M8 to stock but can't install OTAs

My UK EE One M8 was unlocked, rooted and running a custom ROM. The CID is ORANG001. I wanted to return it to stock so installed stock recovery and a stock ORANG001 nandroid, relocked the bootloader ...
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Relock Y300 Bootloader

I have hauwei Y300-0100. I unlocked Bootloader Of My phone before for root it. Now i want to flash my phone with stock rom but i cant. I tried to lock my phone with fastboot but i gave an error: I ...
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Used LG LS770 google sync locked after Factory reset. Solutions?

After factory reset, it asked me for Google password to authenticate. I tried it using my account but it just cycles back to the Wifi setup and then back to the username/password google login setup ...
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How to root my Karbonn A51+ Mobile?

My phone is not rooted. I'm using a Karbonn A51+ Mobile. It's running the Stock ROM: Android 4.4.2 "KitKat". I have tried some apps to make it rooted like Kingo, Iroot, Framaroot and a tool like ...
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Lg Optimums L3 (e400f) Continuously Syncing Problem

My Lg Optimums L3 (e400) Is Always continuously syncing, from when I boot up till I shutdown, even when the setting is turned off. I think this started happening after I used the inbuilt power widget ...
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Unbrick SpreadTrum based Android phone (Micromax Bolt A27)

I have a low end device i.e Micromax a27(SpreadTrum SC6820) which I m trying to restore after I had rooted it and tried to free up some space by removing the apps which broke the phone's OS. ...
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CWM - Can I make CWM mount a different External SD Card Partition - LG e400f

As stated in the title I want to be able to mount my SD cards 3rd Partition, this is because that is were all my files are and I would like to be able to backup to this partition. Phone: LG e400f ...
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I have rooted my Moto E but did not flash any custom rom. What is the procedure to update it to android 5.1?

I tried to directly install the android 5.1 lollipop ota update once, but it showed some error and then it restarted. What should I do? Do I need to flash stock ROM again and then update 5.1 ota? or ...
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Is there any way to disable or remove the [ T ] Tesco navigation button on a Hudl?

Some years ago we bought a Tesco Hudl (the first one, not a Hudl 2). It features a small Tesco button on the navigation bar. Its presence on the bar is not an issue but there is a problem where the ...
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How can I ever root my Samsung Galaxy V, SM-G313HZ, Android version 4.4.2? Please help

I've tried everything on the internet to root my phone and followed the exact procedures – but when I try to install CWM or .tar files through Odin mode, I seem to always lose my recovery mode: ...
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No SIM Card detected, Emergency Call Only After Flashing Custom ROM AND Stock ROM [Sony Xperia AcroS]

Yesterday i've decided to check some of the custom ROMs for my Sony Xperia Acro S. With locked bootloader i installed a CWM Recovery and flashed a ROM. The ROM Worked and the signal worked and i've ...
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OTA upgrade after flashing with stock Lollipop ROM

I flashed my HTC One M8 with a stock Lollipop ROM from here. And now there's an OTA upgrade available called Android L-MR1 that I cannot install because when the phone reboots it boots into TeamWin ...
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Micromax canvas doodle 3 KitKat Stock Rom [duplicate]

I am in need of KitKat stock rom for Micromax Canvas Doodle 3(a102).Can anyone help me out?
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Flash a different region ROM

I have a Moto X 1st gen. The model is XT1060 (60 means Verizon US version). I want to flash the XT1053 version of the phone (the US Retail version without bloatware) on it with RSD Lite. Basically, ...
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how to get back a void license afterif we root or flash rom a device

does stock roming my phone recover its official update license?? if yes how to stock rom? if not is there another way to recover the license back?? I want to stoke romroomm it to an official kitkat ...
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Cannot flash phone to install TWRP (One plus One)

I have a one plus one phone and I am looking to install TWRP on it as its built in OS crashed. I have run fastboot oem unlock the result is ... OKAY command to unlock the phone but ...
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Odin Write Operation Failing on GT-N7000

My phone appears to be in a bootloop as it is stuck on the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Screen. I cannot access recovery mode, I can only access Downloading Mode. It started when I used Rom Manager to ...
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How do I get the standard default.prop file back on the root file system?

At the root file system on my Android phone, there's a file called default.prop. Right now that's a non-standard file because of CF Auto Root, but I want that file to be the stock version (1). ...
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Does installation of CustomRom chage the partition

I have some basic question abt customROM 1.When you install customROM, does it change/recreate the partitions in previous ROM stockROM/Custom) or it just installs the ROM in the existing ...