Tag Info

New answers tagged

2

Old things tend to stick around. In everyday things (toasters, microwaves etc) there is some kind of software to control the device. That software is installed by the manufacturer and is usually hard to change, in practice read-only. While you can flash the system partition on android, with some electronic devices you needed to and still need to plug in some ...


1

I have solved the problem myself. Reason of the problem was Invalid IMEI number. What I did is set the valied IMEI for Sim. Steps to Change IMEI Number of Your Android Write the following in your dialler – *#7465625# or *#*#3646633#*#*. (*#*#3646633#*#* this work for me) Click to Call pad or connectivity options. Find out CDS information and tap on it. ...


0

Custom roms must be ported separately for all device models. Installing a wrong ROM on a device even marginally different from the one it's intended for has the potential to brick the device permanently. If you cannot find a ROM made specifically for your device model, you are out of luck.


2

The factory image is just the ROM that's on the phone when it leaves the factory. It sounds like you might be thinking about different kinds of ROMs. When you download a stock ROM from the phone's manufacturer (or elsewhere), it usually includes the image for the system partition and one for the stock recovery. In contrast, when you download a custom ROM, ...


0

This article made me understand the difference http://www.howtogeek.com/193055/what-is-a-custom-recovery-on-android-and-why-would-i-want-one/ They are the same concept except that that custom recovery allows certain things like introducing custom ROM. Flashboot is the built-in recovery environment of Android which is limited and definitely does not allow ...


0

I have a Y330 myself. I haven't found a custom ROM also. It seems no one is making a custom ROM for it. My advice is to leave it alone since I also haven't been able to find the stock ROM which you can revert to if things go wrong. However if you're really good you can attempt porting your desired Android version.


0

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 ...


0

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.



Top 50 recent answers are included