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To install gapps, flash them from the recovery (the same way you installed the ROM), you shouldn't open the .zip file since it is automatically processed by the recovery.


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It depends on your PIT partition file. Before you do anything using heimdall, print the partition table of your phone. sudo heimdall print-pit The output of the file is the location assigned to each partition. For example on my Galaxy S3, I have something like this: --- Entry #20 --- Binary Type: 0 (AP) Device Type: 2 (MMC) Identifier: 19 Attributes: 5 ...


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From Project Abacus: FAQ (mirrored on InfoTomb, I couldn't find the original) Q: What is Project Abacus? A: [...]. After 6 months of using the research phone, the Nexus 5 will update itself to stop collecting data. It will be yours to keep as a regular phone. Q: Can I decide to opt-out during the study? A: Yes. To opt out, please contact ...


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I have found sammobile.com a very useful site for finding firmware for samsung devices. I don't think there is an official download site. Here is the firmware for SGH-M919 I have had the same issue before. Just trying the same process again fixed it for me. You can try wiping your cache and dalvik cache but I am not sure if that will make a difference. Then ...


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There's no sort of "rollback" feature on Android. Due to device space limitations the old OS image is not kept around. So to downgrade you'd have to flash. It's not necessarily the case that you'll lose your data when doing this, but it depends what the ROM's updater script does and whether the ROM will work with the data left by the previous version (you ...


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It is not built into Android, but is built into the bootloader. Not all Android devices have it. As said by @GiantTree, the easiest way is to boot into the bootloader and checking the screen output. Asus devices in general, don't have any such counter. Samsung uses a flash counter or the Knox counter, which is triggered when any changes are made to the ...



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