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Questions tagged [custom-roms]

Use this tag when your issue is specific to custom ROMs -- but first make sure that there's no more specific tag, as e.g. for 'cyanogenmod' or 'darky-rom'. See the full tag wiki for more details.

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what happens if vendor partition is corrupted?

I mistakenly flashed recovery image in vendor partition while installing a custom rom. I am using Lenovo K6 Power with Lineage OS oreo karate by karthik with TWRP . I was flashing Resurrection Remix ...
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Unlock mi cloud [on hold]

Sir, Can I unlock my mi cloud lock by installing custom ROM, I entered into the mobile through a small trick now I can do anything inside am ready to root my mobile and install custom ROM but I should ...
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Are lower-end phones just as moddable as flagships? [closed]

After a long time in the waiting, I finally have an excuse to upgrade from an iPhone (5s) to an Android. As a tech enthusiast and general superuser, the freedom to do what I want as far as ...
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Blank screen after flashing ROMS but can see adb logs

I flashed my Snapdragon OpenQ 845 board with sdm845 Android images. After rebooting the board my display turned blank but I can see my adb logs. I can can boot my device in fastboot mode. Any idea ...
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Can I prevent Google from collecting data by using a custom ROM?

Choosing a smartphone based on the operating system on a smartphone comes down to two options: Android or iPhone. Both collect personal data, track activities and track location. But with Android ...
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What would “Disable Forced Encryption” do if I apply it on my ROM?

I'm new to flashing ROMs. I watched Linus's guide to install LineageOS. He told to install a Disable Forced Encryption package. Does that mean the phone will be unencrypted after installing LineageOS ...
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Fastboot Genymotion devices

how to put genymotion devices into fast boot mode and flash custom ROM system image in Android AOSP in Ubuntu.?
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FastBoot devices not showing for genymotion emulator [duplicate]

i have enabled USB debugging in Genymotion.i can able to see adb devices but not fastboot.how to put genymotion device into fastboot mode.and show fastboot devices .kindly anyone suggest.
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Can we flash any Android version which suits a particular kernel in any Android

Since we mostly talk about compatibility of any ROM with its kernel and as any ROM decide what android version we are using so can we do flash a kernel and corresponding compatible ROM to any old ...
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Galaxy J7 Can't Enter to Download Mode

My phone is Showing Custom Binary Blocked by FRP lock but I need to flash its Stock Firmware. Whenever I try to enter Download Mode its stuck on a warning screen. When I press Volume Up or Volume Down,...
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How to prove that the bootloader of a device is unlockable when it currently shows as locked?

A newly bought Pixel device from a random seller can switch between carriers but the bootloader shows as locked. Are all pixel devices' bootloaders locked by default? And how to show that it is ...
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How to get device name like whyred für Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?

For custom ROMs like LineageOS, the more specific device names are used. So e.g. the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is called whyred or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge goes hero2lte. Having some experience in Android and ...
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Multiple problems with HTC M8S after rom upgrade

I have an old HTC M8S I'm trying to give a new lease on life by getting off the stock ROM. It's an EE (read Orange UK) branded phone. romver: 1.11.61.2 CID: ORANG001 ModelID: 0PKV10000 Project: ...
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What custom ROMs can I install on my Exanos S7 Edge to keep the camera quality? [closed]

Because the security updates will probably end soon, I am looking for a Custom Rom to install onto my S7 Edge. I am looking for a way to preserve the stock camera quality. Is there a way to do that, ...
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first time trying to install custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L)

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L) Korean version (Android 4.4) which I want to experiment on I searched for custom ROMs for this model online but I haven't been able to find any I am ...
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Are android system kernel panic logs available in TWRP recovery?

I am trying to debug a rom I built but can't seem to find the any kernel panic or system logs in TWRP recovery. Is it possible to create logs for a failed boot to see whats going wrong? I am still ...
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How To Install Custom ROM on Huawei Enjoy 7S (SLA-AL00)?

Last year in China, as I lost my smartphone on a prolonged journey, I bought an Huawei Enjoy 7S. It seems to come with a quite useful hardware, however the operating system is crap, therefore I want ...
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Is there a way to download the ''ap" file of android stock ROM separately?

I recently tried rooting my samsung s7 edge by flashing a custom ROM but it wasn't able to complete so i decided to flash a stock ROM but it seems the "AP" file didn't download completely.Is there a ...
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Restore to stock ROM issue

My device is a Sony Xperia Z Tablet (pollux_windy or SGP311). I haven't used it for a long time and I wished to install the stock ROM which I have done many times previously, but when I connected to "...
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Is there a ROM of Android 8 or higher for the ASUS_X00ID Asus 4 Max?

Does anyone know if there is a ROM of Android 8 or higher for the cellphone Asus 4 Max? If it does not exist, will be an official update for this model of cellphone?
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HTC Desire bravo custom rom

I have an old rooted HTC Desire gsm version with custom recovery installed. Presently it is running the stock 2.3.3 android provided by htc, but this rom contains no standard apps like maps or gmail, ...
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Is there any limitation on the number of times I install a custom-ROM to my android device?

How many times can I install a custom ROM to my android device? Can I do this an infinite number of times? The word ROM (Read-Only-Memory) makes me think that there must be some limitation to the ...
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How to flash new ROM?

I have old HTC ONE m7, and i tried to give a go and experiment with custom roms. I've been recommended this site as source for roms for my phone. And in brief instruction how to do that, it told me to:...
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Updating system app without root and apk install in custom ROM

Custom ROM in Redmi 3S I have installed Gapps(from opengapps) using TWRP recovery. Recently, I got an update from play store for dialer app, but not for messages which released recently. Why message ...
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Possible to patch the Android kernel with root?

Basically there's a boot rom exploit on Tegra X1 chips, specifically the Nintendo Switch that allows you send payloads while it is in Recovery Mode and basically run unsigned code (homebrew, custom ...
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What is aptouch_daemon: filter_touch_detect?

What is and what causes: aptouch_daemon: filter_touch_detect The filtered click is here: https://gerrit.omnirom.org/c/android_packages_apps_OmniBrain/+/31839/42/src/org/omnirom/omnibrain/fragments/...
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Installing Gapps (space problem)

I have installed the custom ROM from TeamWin recovery mode for android 8.1 (don't judge 😋). Everything was installing fine with no errors but then I then installed Gapps, it then told me there is not ...
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Device encryption fails, gives no error and just restarts

Got a redmi note 5 pro, some time ago and I have been fiddling with it. I tried to encrypt the device when it ran Resurrection Remix OS, for some reason, it appears to be working and then less than 30 ...
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Not able to tick items in SP Flash Tool after selecting scatter .txt file.How to check Boxes?

I download SP Flash Tool And recovery file zip,extracted recovery zip which contain three files: 1)scatter .txt file 2)recovery image file 3)recovery read me file After that i opened tool.exe and ...
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Insert ROM in PDA file

I have a problem. I am new in the domain of android customization and that is why I am testing. I have a PDA file for my old GT-S6102 Galaxy Y, which contains the following files: boot.img param.lfs ...
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Resurrection Remix is stuck at the encryption screen

I have a Motorola Moto G4 Play phone. I flashed Resurrection Remix 6.1 official build (based on Oreo) and TWRP 3.2.1. Then, I installed Magisk and allowed the root for apps (inc. terminal emulator) ...
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Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
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Occasional No Audio from Phone Calls

Background Samsung Galaxy S4 Phone has been in daily service with the same carrier for 2.5 years using CyanogenMod 11 (KitKat), no issues Phone has been recently updated to SynergyCM13 (Marshmallow) ...
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Using open-source ROM and social network activities

If you install a open-source ROM on your android. Can still an invisible rootkit (from manufacturer) monitor your tweets Invisible means being invisible even in USB connection
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How can I edit a list of allowed Wifi channels for country in custom Android ROM?

I have a problem with Lineage OS unofficial ROM on Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet from this xda thread. When mobile connection (using SIM card) is established, Android overwrites allowed Wifi channels ...
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LG G4 Bootlooped after first reboot of custom rom

A while ago I flashed the Official G4 AOSCP Rom to my LG G4 H811, which already had an unlocked bootloader and TWRP. All was well for a couple of days, until I rebooted it for the first time. It then ...
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How to update Lenovo Zuk Z1 with ZUI to Lineage OS

I am trying to flash a custom rom, from a built in ZUI version 1.0.095 to Lineage OS 15.1. I have already downloaded the rom and have tried installing TWRP recovery via TWRP Manager (rooted zuk z1 ...
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Custom Recovery, Custom Rom for Micromax Canvas Juice 3 Plus q394

I have Micromax camvas juice 3 plus q394 i want an custom Recovery as well as custom rom i want to xposed my device but i searched on good for many hours but didn't get instead of a stock rom if ...
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IMEI issue after custom rom installation

I have an HOMTOM HT17 Android phone. I have installed a Custom ROM (Linege OS 14.1). Now I am not getting any Network signal. I've dialed *#06# to check the IMEI, and that's only showing black. What ...
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Understanding Partition Size On /proc/partitions

I am trying to build a LineageOS ROM for an unsupported device, i need to get the partition size of the device, I have a rooted device and then went to /proc/partitions via root explorer, and I have ...
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Carbon ROM update fails: Failed to setup flash. Clean /cache and retry

I try to update to the latest Carbon ROM. The check is successful, but the flash fails with "Failed to setup flash. Clean /cache and retry." I already went to Settings > System > System Updates > ...
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my micromax a106 is not swiched on i want to apply update from sd card curently my phone is having lolipop version which rom should i download

i want to apply update from SD card by going into recovery mode because it is not able to connect with PC. currently my phone is having lollipop version so which ROM should i download and apply that. ...
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How can I emulate a emulate a custom ROM of android Oreo on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to emulate a custom ROM of Android 8.1 using Ubuntu (any other Linux system would do). So far, I have followed the instructions specified in source.android.com and managed to emulate what ...
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Moto X (2nd gen) infinite boot after crash

I installed LOS 14.1 on my Moto X (2nd gen) around a week ago. It was running very nicely, and I was definitely happy. Then yesterday, my phone was very low on battery (after the flash had turned on ...
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Can a ROM designed for a chipset used on a phone? [duplicate]

I downloaded an Unofficial Lineage OS ROM for MT6735 chipset: https://hero-droid.blogspot.in/2017/09/mt6735-80-lineage-os-15-oreo-rom-for.html?m=1 (I think it is device unspecific) Since this ROM is ...
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How can i become user 0 if i have been hacked and rooted unknowingly?

There was a root and user build also certificates added all behind my back. I feel blocked at every turn in someway, (loops things hidden and mislabelled or flat out blocked) i am very wet behind the ...
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Change ROM Samsumg S7 Edge

I have a Samsung s7 Edge cell phone, I bought it in the US with the Verizon company, I returned to Mexico and I am working with the Telcel company, the model is GS G935V, my question is: I Can install ...
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Accidently Locked Bootloader on custom Rom

I own a OnePlus 2 device, using custom AOSIP ROM. I was on custom kernel & wanted to return to stock kernel, so flashed boot.img, but I accidentally flashed it in recovery partition rather than ...
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How to get logs during boot?

When I flashed my Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) with one of my own boot.img it got stuck on "Samsung Galaxy S8" boot logo (not bootloop). Other boot.img versions worked fine so theres no problem with my ...
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How to root and flash the Galaxy Note 4 AT&T version

I got a Galaxy Note 4 from my father and it is the AT&T version. I think it's been already rooted since I can use other networks besides AT&T on it... But there are some AT&T stock apps/...