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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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BoardConfig.mk missing [closed]

I want to compile twrp for my phone (Redmi Note 7). In compiling guide I have read that BoardConfig.mk will be needed. I cant find this file. Nor in official zip package with rom or on my phone. Can ...
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Port Lineage Live Display/Privacy Guard to CAF ROM [closed]

I want to port Lineage Live Display/privacy guard to CAF (Code Aurora forum)base . Anyone can help me please?
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Customising a custom rom

I want to know is it possible to edit a custom rom from zip and then zipping it again (flashable) to a device. Will it brick the device? Thanx
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Unable to install custom ROM, missing options in recovery menu

In recovery, perform a full factory reset, wipe cache, dalvik cache and wipe data/factory reset. (source: https://www.naldotech.com/how-to-install-custom-roms-on-nexus-6p-with-custom-recovery/) But ...
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How high is the risk of bricking a phone by installing LineageOS or /e/?

I am going to buy a phone soon and I would rather buy an Android than an iPhone. However, I do not want to run any Google software on the phone, and I am planning on installing one of the custom ROMs ...
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Stuck at boot animation logo after flashing GSI image system

I know it seems be a repeated question but i have tried every possible solution i found, i have xiaomi redmi s2 with unlocked bootloader and custom treble TWRP recovery and i have a generic system ...
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Odexed stock apks not running on de-odexed rom

Flashed a deodexed rom (StaticROM by RainbowLaw, version 3.2) to my old Galaxy Pocket Plus, wonderful ROM - smooth and fast, but when I flashed back some of the old stock apps (using a zip i created) ...
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Stuck on Boot up Pocophone F1

I started by wanting to get a custom ROM on my Pocophone F1 Global. I watched a video and managed to get that done. I was able to use it and everything, then I realised that I wanted to go back to ...
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Custom OS on vodafone 985N [on hold]

I have rooted my Vodafone 985N phone and I want to install a custom OS like lineage on it. Is my device compatible? Because I can't seem to find anything about installing custom roms on it.
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Unable to understand where exactly problem is

Few hours ago I did full clean Resurrection Remix ROM  and gapps installation on my device. After downloading I cross check MD5 hash which match perfectly but in magisk SafetyNet check fail for both ...
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media server repeatedly crashing

i am having this problem of media server crashing each and everytime i open the camera and the camera shows not connected. this stared all of a sudden my front camera has no problem but for my back ...
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Kindle 5th generation in fastboot but no options?

Having 2 Kindle Fire "5th generation"s that are pretty much useless for not getting proper software, I had good hope of putting on a custom ROM after reading this post. But as always with old posts, ...
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Hacked. How to factory reset no access factory reset

My phone and tablet has been hacked. Neither Samsung device is rooted. I think the rom has been changed and I am on a virtual network in a shell and unable to access factory reset. I don't know if the ...
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How to have microG works on Havoc OS?

Long story short, microG is supposed to take advantage of signature spoofing in order to do his magic. But I couldn't make this happen. Context : I just did a clean install of Havoc OS (Android Pie) ...
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Android's certain button cannot pressed

Im facing issue cant press certain button (i.e. VPN ok button, chrome agree t&c), as seen in the video Screen Record (GDrive) Currently i am using Ressurection Remix 7.0 (Android Pie/9) ...
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Is it possible to flash a custom ROM without a custom recovery image

For an un-rooted device, almost all articles/forum posts I've read say that in order to flash a custom ROM you first need to flash (or boot) a custom recovery image like TWRP. I'm not sure I ...
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redmi 5a: custom rom freezes

my rom freezes a few seconds after it booted up, the screen gets black, then it turns off and there is nothing i can do but reboot. before it freezes it says com.android.bluetooth stopped. perhaps it ...
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How to AutoRotate in LineageOS With ADB?

I am using LOS 14.1 unofficial (by dl12345 user from XDA) in my N910C. AutoRotate doesn't work and i found a solution which is working partly. What does mean partly? I added these to my build.prob ...
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Unable to connect to Spotify - phantom ad blocker?

I'm having issues with the Spotify app. Trying to search gives error messages shown in this Spotify forum. The solution suggested in that thread is to whitelist spclient.wg.spotify.com on my adblocker....
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Why does Android OS need custom ROMs for OS upgrades?

I have a discontinued LG L5 E455 Android phone that came with Android 4.1.2 OS. I am forced to upgrade the OS because most of the apps I need to install are not compatible with this version of OS, ...
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“android process media has stopped” Oneplus X Custom Rom

As i observe my phone, so far it experience "android.process.media.has.stopped" error every time i receive whatsapp with media notification. Can anybody help me? Currently i am using OnePlus X (...
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Titanium backup and TWRP, custom ROM

I'm trying to install a new custom ROM on my smartphone and first I need to make a backup. I was wondering, if I use Titanium backup do I need to make TWRP? I got a bit confused researching online and ...
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How I can downgrade from U3 to U1 “oreo to nougat”

I want to downgrade my phone from Oreo to Nougat My phone is Samsung J730F. But the problem is that Samsung locked the boot-louder. Can I go back by flashing the phone combination ROM then flash my ...
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Cannot install any APK file due to “Out of Space” misleading error (plenty of space)

I know there are tons of questions about this, but I have tried many possible solutions to no avail. I believe the "Out of space" error is misleading... I have a problem: I cannot install any .apk ...
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after rooting phone, can I remove all traces of original phone carrier?

Forgive my mobile ignorance. I have a Galaxy S4 from Verizon (sch-i545), and I do not use it as a phone anymore. What I want to do is turn it into basically a very simple media device for kids' use ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...