Questions tagged [custom-roms]

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fastboot oem off-mode-charge 0 Ressetting back to “1”

Using "Gzosp-rolex-riva-8.1.0.Stable.1.0-UNOFFICIAL-20180622-1133" on "Redmi 4A" Upon Using fastboot oem off-mode-charge 0 its working for ONE TIME only, Once the phone powered on, its getting back ...
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Unable to flash custom ROM using TWRP, successfully installing AOSP extended, rebooting the device. Upon reboot it boots to TWRP instead of ROM

Successfully installed the AOSP Extended image for 'nicklaus'. Whenever I reboot my device to boot my device, instead of booting to the custom ROM my device automatically boot itself into TWRP ...
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If I buy a used and infected android phone, will flashing a new custom recovery and custom ROM make it safe to use?

If I buy a used and infected phone with a expensive spyware on it that the antivirus does not detect or is unable to remove than will flashing a new custom recovery and custom ROM make it safe to use? ...
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System partition locked to read only

Help, I don't know what I did but after installing a custom ROM, I noticed that my system partition cannot be mounted as read/write. I tried "mount -o rw,remount /system" command on a terminal ...
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Create a custom ROM from an existing ROM [duplicate]

I wanted to know if it's possible to create a custom ROM from an existing ROM, for example I rooted my phone and uninstalled a few system apps, now I wanna make it into a ROM so then i can flash it to ...
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How to delete some files on unbootable phone with low memory?

I had been ignoring low memory on my android phone (Nexus 6P running copperhead OS) for some time. OS suddenly crashed out of no where and started booting up infinitely. After forcing it to restart ...
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/data/system/packages.xml does not update after install/uninstall of apps. Is that expected?

I am using a android board with a custom ROM based on Android 4.4.2. I was trying to override a /system/priv-app/ app by installing an updated version in normal partition. While testing I realised ...
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Android Verified Boot and generation of vbmeta image

I'm in the process of unofficial device bringup, and I'm stuck unable to progress due to Android Verified Boot. As per specification Android Verified Boot can be disabled with the --disable-verity and ...
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[Sony Xperia XZ1]Remapping camera button

Hello {darkness my old friend} I have a Sony Xperia XZ1(G8341) with AOSP GSI What I would kindly like to ask how to map the "dead" camera button to any function Currently the button doesn't work at ...
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it has been 15 minutes and my devices is stuck at boot logo after flashing GSI. My device is a J6 plus (J6-10F)

I used phh gsi android 10 and other gsi but it was stuck at the boot logo for fifteen minutes and I tried to clear dalvik and cache but it still does not boot up
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Please help with Stock/Custom Rom for Bluboo s8a

I was trying to root bluboo s8a with TWRP following this tutorial When I reached step 2 of installing the ROM with sp flash tools, the ROM installed up to the end but the phone stopped powering (doesn'...
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Does a live OS or a software like deep freeze exist for android?

Is there any custom live OS that is read only and everytime you restart your phone, every change gets deleted? Or a software like deep freeze for windows? If any such solutions exists than can their ...
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How to make `adb reboot` work like `/system/bin/reboot`?

I have a problem with my device. When I do adb reboot then it stuck on boot in a loop. But, when I do adb shell and then reboot, it works fine. I searched over the internet and understand that both ...
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How can I find out which devices allow installations of up to date custom ROMs easily?

When I purchase an Android phone, I prefer to install a custom ROM on it, instead of using the manufacturer's version of Android. Is there a way for me to quickly figure out if a given phone supports ...
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Trebuchet 10 keeps stopping

So hi. Recently installed the Lineage 17 on my Mi 9T Pro (Raphael). Today my launcher started going crazy and ultimately keeps stopping. Device is rooted. Tried to use Pixel Launcher but it stops ...
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Can't boot into TWRP recovery after flashing custom ROM?

I flashed the latest pixel experience Android Q build for Redmi note 7 pro using the TWRP recovery after unlocking the bootloader. The ROM seems to be working fine and the phone boots into it without ...
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Cannot edit mixer_paths_tasha.xml on android 10

I wanted to edit mixer_paths_tasha.xml to change RX0 value from 84 to 95. I am currently using havoc 3.0 on oneplus 3. Havoc os has low call volume bug which can be rectified by above changes. But ...
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TWRP ask for password - cant mount data partition

I want to install an open ROM like AospExtended on a new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 with stock MUI. To avoid issues with Xiaomi's anti rollback mechanism, I'd like to boot TWRP then copy its image and ...
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What are the pros and cons of running LineageOS? [closed]

Specifically, do Google apps (Maps, Play store) and third-party apps (Skype, Viber, etc.) work as reliably with it as they would with, say, Android One? Or is it more of a hit-and-miss situation?
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Methods to modify Ambient Display

I am trying to modify Ambient Display as the one in my ROM is missing on some features, such as Pick up and Hand Wave gestures. I have researched a bit and found that Ambient display feature(s) ...
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Installing custom ROM on LG G3 D855 stuck on Firmware Update

I tried to install a custom ROM on it but in the end the LG Flash Tool 2014 could not connect to the phone. Currently the phone is stuck on the Firmware Update screen: I tried using LG Flash Tool ...
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Enable and disable system overlays with shell command

I'm trying to create an automatic Dark Mode using Tasker, which would work disabling overlays (to get a default light theme) and enabling others (to get a dark mode). For the light theme I run cmd ...
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How to check if custom ROM supports encryption?

First solution which is coming to my mind is install custom ROM and encrypt /data partition. But it always take time. I'm wondering if there's quicker method like download custom ROM, extract system ...
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High battery drain on Nexus 6P with Pixel Experience

I have a nexus 6P with a fairly new battery (some months). It worked quite well, until I decided to flash Pixel Experience because it is the only ROM I found which supports the 6P with Android P. ...
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How to build LineageOS for a device without official support? [closed]

I have a Mi 8 Lite (platina), for which there is no official LineageOS support. But LineageOS custom ROM for the device is available on XDA. On further research, I can see that vendor files, device ...
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Issue with the installation of a new version of Custom ROM

I try to reinstall a Custom Rom on my phone Infinix Smart 2 X5515 I extrat from to zip file: X5515-H398DEG-GO-180903V166.zip boot.img, recovery.img and system.img and I put these file to the folder of ...
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Accidentally rebooted OnePlus 6 with no OS installed, how to get back to TWRP?

In the process of installing LineageOS on my OnePlus 6 A6003, I accidentally pressed "reboot to system" when there was no OS installed. How can I get back to TWRP? I've tried holding Power+Vol Down ...
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TWRP Updated version for SM-G530T1?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530T1) and I would like to install a version of LineageOS onto it. This is the first time I have ever attempted something like this. I did manage to install ...
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How to install a 64bit gsi

I know, to some people, this question may seem illogical, but I have tried every possible solution available. I want to flash a 64 bit AOSP phusson's GSI in my Redmi S2, which has stock 32 bit OS, ...
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Will flashing a custom ROM brick my Huawei while the bootloader is locked?

I have a huawei device(Huawei G Play mini). Since huawei stopped providing BL unlock codes, i never got to unlocking it. I flashed TWRP through flashify and it worked fine with a locked BL and later ...
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Does my Galaxy S6 have an unlocked bootloader?

I want to install the Resurrection Remix custom ROM on my SM-G920I (Australian Version). Before I start doing anything, I need to make sure that the bootloader is unlocked, so I don't brick my phone. ...
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Is it a Kernel or a ROM that provides power_supply battery files?

Long story short I was installing custom ROMs to my Android device and one thing that stays in place regardless of ROM I use is a wrong battery stats monitoring. The device always behaves like it's ...
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Where does Havoc Os store update files?

I am relatively new in HavocOS. I am seeing an update has arrived in my OS, it is downloaded already. But I can't find the files downloaded in the mobile. I want to manually update with TWRP ...
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Bluetooth audiocontrolling doesn't work

When connecting my Samsung Galaxy S7 to bluetooth-devices (cars, bluetooth-loudspeakers etc.) the music is normally played but the devices' control units do not work. It is not possible to control the ...
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Issues when installing chroot for Kali NetHunter

I have been trying for the past week to get Kali NetHunter on my OnePlus 3T (using this guide) and it has worked... Somewhat. The issue is when I try to install chroot. The NetHunter app doesn't want ...
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Edit proximity sensor time-out for apps

I am running (rooted)LineageOS 14 for the Motorola G4 (2016). I noticed that the double-tap home to lock function works great, but waking up the screen sometimes doesn't work too well. The proximity ...
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Where to get old LineageOS ROMs?

I have a few old devices which I want to put on LineageOS. This time it's about a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini (GT-I9195, serranoltexx). But the official LineageOS website shows them as not supported ...
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How to flash a custom rom solely with a PC

So long story short, I have a old Samsung S Duos. It fall from some height. Its screen is broken. After giving up on it and almost a year after that, I decided to charge it and unlike last (year) time,...
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Vendor does not match the system, eventually fails

Can someone explain why this happens? I eventually shutdown the device which is why is fails, but it takes forever and never finishes. Pixel 2, oem unlocked, Sixrom v2.0. usr@ubuntuhost:~$ ...
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Migrating to a custom rom

I'd like to ask if there is a way to backup all my apps and data to transfer from miui to a custom rom. I've switched before, on another device but had to reinstall everything, which was pretty ...
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Lenovo vibe k5 hard bricked

My lenovo vibe k5 has been hard bricked. The screen is completely black out, only the red led light flashes when i plugin the usb cable into my device. I tried to flash custom rom using the QFIL but ...
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Clock speed of Adreno 509

I'm sorry if this if off topic but I don't know a better place to put it, after it's a GPU used in Android device My ROM maintainer has capped it at 430 mhz on the Moto z3 play. I distinctly remember ...
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Bricked the phone by wiping every partition in TWRP

My Redmi 5 plus won't boot as I messed up everything while trying to flash a couple of ROMs. At first the two ROMs that I flashed were working well. But after some time, whatever ROM I flashed, the ...
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Can custom roms like aim rom or aex increase gaming performance over stock Android?

Note: I have zero technical knowledge about Android or custom roms or root etc. Am using Moto G5 plus (4bg) and I play games like PES 2019 and pubgm a lot. Now my device runs these games with some ...
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Port Rom dependency on SU permission

Is it possible to use a Port ROM without root access. Am having galaxy Note3 SM-N9005 and I recently ported it to AryaMod N7 port ROM. I have installed SU by chainfire and comes with a full unroot ...
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Odin Flash error: SW REV CHECK FAIL : [lk]Fused 2 > Binary 1

I've been trying to flash stock ROM on my Samsung J7 Max. Briefly, these are the steps I followed : Enable Developer Options Disable OEM lock Reboot phone and open into Download Mode (Power+Home+Down)...
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How to Resize a Notch cutout

i installed a custom rom on my mi8 but the notch size is a bit wrong. There's anyway to set the notch type and size? My phone is rooted and i have some skills of modding android devices/roms.
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Is it possible to install regular, non go version of android firmware on a device running android go?

are there any alternative, 'non go' android firmwares for my Samsung J4 core phone available? The Samsung J4 core comes with Android Go.
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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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