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Android OS is self explained. It's the Android Operating System itself and it's based on Linux. Android Kernel, you should read kernel in general from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel_(operating_system) Rooting, is the method to obtain superuser access rights to the OS. Please read here for more info http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superuser ...


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Strictly Speaking I do not think so. If you look on the google images for android site (https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images) the highest the Nexus S goes is up to 4.1.2. Also, according to wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexus_S) the highest modded version is 4.4.3 KitKat via the CyanogenMod. Hope this helps.


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Its very easy.. you should go to TWRP recovery >> Advanced >> Multirom >> Configure Autoboot >> Select "Disable" & You will not see that Boot menu during startup.


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As Izzy has said, this entirely depends on the device and the particular image you are flashing. Some might flash a new recovery, some not. Some might flash only the system partition and leave your data alone. There are even packages that will flash a new bootloader. If you want to see what a ROM contains, you should open it up and have a look. Here is ...


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I found a tutorial blog to flash KitKat 4.4.2 stock firmware for Goophone i6. I'm not affiliated to the creator of the blog or the blog itself. Download the latest KitKat 4.4.2 Stock Firmware for Goophone i6 smartphone from here, here or here. Update file name: Goophone-i6 fw Archive size: 296 MB Model: Goophone i6 Smartphone ...


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Windows has been built for working on multiple device types and has the ability to load drivers from removable devices and from a big online reposity (Windows Update). Windows has MANY inbuilt drivers. Android is much smaller (which is better for smartphones. So you have to include drivers and other device specific things in your ROM.


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For the 16GB version: 11.05GB Source Click image for larger version For the 32GB version: 25.61GB Click image for larger version


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Rooting is the easiest part, but it still may be impossible. Some of the methods I would try: You can try to log in through ADB, see if you're already logged in as root. You can also try universal root exploits, one of them may work. Also you can try to obtain an original ROM for the device, root it on the PC and flash it on the device. What is very hard ...


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The answer is something quite strange although seemed to work for me. I used a different computer and used Wugs Nexus Root Toolkit to flash stock (after driver install on other computer) and it worked without any failure .


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Anyone reading this that is also late to the discussion: If you found the Zipped Rom in question on XDA, it was probably originally a tar file that someone renamed zip in order to use a file hosting website with a restriction against tar files. (As this simple rename just worked for me.)



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