Questions tagged [custom-roms]

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4G lte not working for Mi A3

i have recently flashed MIUI custom rom for my device (Mi A3). And since then 4G has stopped working for me. It only connect to 2G (i.e.) 'EDGE' only. Things that I have tried Changing APNs Changed ...
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How to increase the size of the system partition?

I have an old Google pixel 1 and I was trying to install a GSI but I get this a message on TWRP saying Size of image is larger than target device, so I went to wipe > advanced wipe > selected ...
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What are the good practices of backing up of ROM's using TWRP if I change ROM's often

I want to check and play with different ROM's at my mobile phone. My phone is unlocked and rooted. Here is scenario: I installed LineageOS 17.1(microG) and made backup using TWRP. I check all options ...
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Enable USB debugging through recovery mode and ADB sideload

This is a follow up question to this one. Basically, I intend to somehow use this command to remove the lock screen: >adb sideload customROM.zip But, the customROM.zip should be something like ...
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How to flash a custom rom on galaxy on5 pro

I'm an Android fan and I have a Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro. It is currently running Android Marshmallow 6.1. I want it to get upgraded to Android Nougat 7.1.1. I don't have a recovery. How can I install ...
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What to do if my legacy device gets slower when Xposed Framework is enabled?

I'm using Xposed Framework 89 ver. on my Android 7.1.2 AOSP custom ROM: AOSiP which makes it slower but once I disable it my phone gets faster than the state of enabling. What can I do? Is there a ...
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Why are these picture-related apps blank?

I've been wondering a lot about this when it happened which I was using Walli* app yet after I have changed my ROM, maybe the app gets blank no matter how I install it. But after a time, I've also ...
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What is the most stable kernel for my ALE-L21 (2015) alice and ROM?

I'm pretty sure that this is already a weak legacy device but I want it to be useful and stable in performance to the max. Can you suggest the ultimate kernel for my 7.1.2 AOSP based custom ROM? Note:...
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How can I remove the default wallpaper of a custom ROM?

Each time in my AOSP custom ROM, I change the default wallpaper for home and lock screen into another one, they get reset after a reboot. How can I remove these wallpapers from the system, so they can'...
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Can I run AOSPExtended Android 10 ROM in a 16gb storage phone?

I have a Micromax canvas Q417 modeled phone whose last officially received system update was of Android 5.1 Lollipop and they too about 5 years ago. So I decided to install a custom ROM. After ...
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How can I tweak my kernel to use all CPUs in my rooted device?

I have Huawei ALE-L21 alice (2015) Magisk-rooted Bootloader-Unlocked Xposed-Installed but it's somehow slower and I decided to tweak my CPU but here is what ES Kernel Manager shows: Also, I can't ...
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TWRP showing error 7 even when the rom is correct

Hey I was trying to flash resurrection remix 8.6.0 on my Redmi 5A(riva) but twrp showed error 7. Then I tried flashing Pixel Experience but still error 7 i tried reflasing the recovery also tried ...
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Is it possible to flash an android phone with different custom rom [duplicate]

I have an Invents A3 plus Chinese phone which is softbricked when you press the power button it only shows blank screen some times it shows a logo with scratches l did try to find the stock ROM if ...
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Install Android 4.1 on unknown custom Chinese tablet with X210 processor

I want to install Android 4.1 on a custom tablet running custom hardware and a custom Android 4.0.4 because I need TLS 1.2 to work on it. I understand there is quite a big chance of bricking the ...
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Formatted bootloader by mistake and phone won't turn on (device: MT6570)

I have a Techno Spark 3 with a MT6570 chip and i used the SP Flash Tool to flash the ROM but i kept getting the error STATUS_PARTITION_NOT_FOUND, so i thought that if i format the bootloader it would ...
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Kinzie - Modify custom rom to enable VOLTE support

I'm a newbie to Android and Custom ROM in general. I was able to flash a workable custom rom (Android 7.0) on my Moto X Force by following steps from xda-developer. So basically the device Moto X ...
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Stuck in system boot loop after TWRP installation

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 and tried installing the custom ROM LineageOS because what could go wrong? Anyways I followed this guide which makes you install TWRP 3.4.0-0 under the Installing a custom ...
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Is it possible to have a custom ROM with a locked bootloader?

I just mention in-advance to please correct me if I'm mistaken on anything, I've a limited tech proficiency. I've a Samsung S9 (Android 10) and I wish to install an AOSP ROM (also on Android 10), but ...
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Samsung Galaxy A20, tried root. No OS installed. Sideload doesn't work

I was attempting to root and flash Havoc OS on my phone. I am in TWRP and I don't have the havoc OS image on my device's storage. All of my device has been wiped and there is no OS there anymore (...
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No OS installed message for specific ROMs

I'm having troubles with installing ROMs. I've been using a custom ROM (crdroid) on my Redmi 5 plus device for quite some time. I have recently decided to give another custom ROMs a try and downloaded ...
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Internal Storage Not showing in andriod

I have oneplus one and I use it for experimental purposes. Yesterday I flashed Lineage OS 17 (andriod 10). It was working fine as I was trying to get Sony Music and Dolby App. After learning my issue ...
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Is it a viable option to modify ROM image directly instead of compiling?

I have an archive of my stock ROM with partition images inside and I have combined sparsechunks into a single images (this specific because it seems that there are various formats with ambiguous ...
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how to to restore apps without reinstalling them after ROM change

I installed a custom rom on my Android phone which is havoc GSI 3.1 I am not happy with certain features that don't work and I would like to go back to the original ROM what is preventing me from ...
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Banking apps not working after flashing OxygenOS

Today I clean flashed OxygenOS OB16 Crocus V2 (Android 10) using OrangeFox Recovery in my Redmi Note 5 pro (whyred). And before this, i was using Pixel Experience Plus (Android 10) and before that ...
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Is the root file different if a custom rom is installed? [closed]

Do I need a different root file if I have installed a custom rom on Android? Who creates root files for devices?
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Galaxy Note 4 “boot loop”?

I'm guessing it's called boot loop from research over the past few hours. I switch it on, it loads the logo and phone introduction screen, the screen goes dark, it resets and then repeats. Charges ...
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How to recover data when everything is locked (FRP, OEM)

Working on recovering data from phones newer than Android 8.1. The situation is this: Customer forgot the lock (pattern/pin/...) Because lock screen can't be opened, OEM is locked. Can't install ...
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How to disable reverse portrait rotation?

I have a rooted Xiaomi redmi note 7 with the latest stable Xiaomi.eu ROM (Android 10) I want to have back the standard Portrait and Landscape Rotation and remove the reversed portrait rotation from my ...
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fastboot stuck on 'booting…'

I am trying to flash my device(Redmi S2/Y2). I unlocked the bootloader and I tried flashing Orange Fox recovery from fastboot. C:\Program Files (x86)\Minimal ADB and Fastboot>fastboot flash ...
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Xiaomi Poco F1 (with Pixel Experience) potentially bricked, this is all it can see. Any help?

The text on screen is: "Þöŵéŕ öƒƒ one two Ŕéšţåŕţ one two Ļöçķðöŵñ one two"
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TWRP failed to install ZIP for Lineage 16 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 (t03g)

I tried to flash the ROM for Lineage 16 to my Samsung Note 2 N7100 (t03g) with TWRP custom bootloader, but there was an error which was: Installing zip file '/sdcard/lineage-16-20200104-UNOFFICIAL-...
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How to install Android from Google on a Chinese Android phone?

I have Android v85a bought from China. It has FuntouchOS installed. I want to change that to some latest compatible version of Android from Google. Is it possible?
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Can I install replicant on a Galaxy A10e without bricking it?

I'm trying to UnGoogle my phone for privacy/security reasons, and from one source I heard that if you want to use a smartphone, you're better off getting a Pinephone running GrapheneOS / LineageOS. ...
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Can I copy a partition image, modify and then restore it back to android phone?

I've begun to get my dirty hands into custom android ROM. I have a rooted android device without specific TWRP Recovery. I have a question that it is possible to copy a partition image from a android ...
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Can I have multiple accounts in my tablet without the other (idle) account have apps running in the background and consuming memory and power?

I want it to act like how Windows manages accounts; I log in off one account(aka Profile) then it becomes completely shut, and then I log in another.. Not Google's retarded way.. Im down to install ...
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Where can I find the bootanimation.zip in the Evolution X Custom ROM?

So, I wanted to replace the stock boot animation that comes with Evolution X since it is kind of boring, but the problem was that I couldn't find the /system/media/ directory in any root browser or ...
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I can't find the /system/media/ folder in any root browser or TWRP File Manager

I was recently thinking about getting a custom boot animation for my phone, so I installed a root browser and looked for /system/media/ but it wasn't there! I also tried the file manager built into ...
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My phone got bricked by encryption - any ideas how to fix it?

So I wanted to root my Redmi Note 5 pro and install a custom ROM but sadly I bricked it in the process. It started when TWRP (3.3.1-0-whyred) told me to enter a password that didn't exist. Googled it, ...
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Deducing problems using device logs

kinda new to debugging here. I'm running a custom rom on my device and I've started to get random reboots. I wanted to look at logs and find out. But I don't really know what to look for in these logs....
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Custom ROMs: custom vendor vs GSI/DSSI

My device is a Xiaomi Mi 9T and the custom ROMs available for it are either ones using the prebuilt Xiaomi vendor (GSIs/DSSIs) or ones that use a custom one built from source code. What are the ...
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Moto X4 - Stuck on black screen

I was flashing Pixel Experience ROM with TWRP (fastboot boot recovery.img) recovery. The OS did not install on the device: Installing zip file '/external_sd/PixelExperience_payton-10.0-20200130-0358-...
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Gmail app high storage usage

I have installed custom rom on my android device 10 days ago. The rom was official pixel experience from xda for moto x4(payton). Today, I have noticed that Gmail android app have used about 1.2gb as ...
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Bootloop Issue and how to fix them

I'm not good at english, but i'll trying So, my problem is my phone with MT6737M chipset with 3.18.35 kernel version always bootloop when i run any task on TWRP (like installing zip or even backup) ...
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Removing the Chinese text “未写入google key和tee key” watermark on the screen

After flashing a custom ROM, there is a watermark in the top-right of the screen saying 未写入google key和tee key I've googled it and have tried several of the solutions suggested, but none have worked. ...
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Help in Reverting Nokia X RM-980 to STOCK ROM

I have a NOKIA X RM-980 mobile phone and I desired to install a custom ROM on it. I had choose Lovi OS 2.0 Update 1 (Unofficial-LoviOS-2.0pa.zip) + (TWRP-3.0.0-0-normandy-X.img) . After that I ...
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Redmi Note 3 (SD 650)- Boot loop and “could not find 'meta-inf/com/google/android/update-binary' in the zip file” error when flashing custom rom

Flashed TWRP after unlocking bootloader in Redmi Note 3 (SD 650) via fastboot, it's stuck in bootloop. When I try to install Bliss Rom, it shows "could not find 'meta-inf/com/google/android/update-...
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Redmi 5 custom rom major issue

This is my first question in Stack exchange. Please ignore grammatical mistakes. I had MIUI 9.3 installed along with Magisk v.17 in my Redmi 5 and was working fine. I thought of trying Lineage OS 17,...
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Is it possible to access another partition from recovery partition using command line?

Here's a situation: I've got Meizu 5 pro flashed with Flyme 6 which I flashed using TWRP recovery. I made few tweaks of the partitions (deleting and recreating and renaming) and then I wiped data. ...
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How to remove intrusive text from apeearing always on top of the screen on Android?

The message which is shown on the display always, no matter what I do is the following: Dear user, the SIM card you inserted is not compatible, please insert the correct SIM card ! The problem is ...
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samsung j3 pro plus j3119s root function

I have a j3 pro plus Chinese version. And it is like a few years old now, i want it to have a new life other than collecting dust in the drawer. so i want to install custom roms on it, but the ...

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