Questions tagged [custom-roms]

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how to tell if a rom stock is compatible with my phone? [on hold]

I recently use a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge that was offered to me and I would like to install a custom ROM or an official ROM (the one that is currently installed is corrupt) except that I have little ...
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How to swap UI of a custom rom with other rom?

I have a custom rom which has Xperia like UI. It's very fast uses very less Ram. The other rom has Kitkat/Jellybean like UI but it has low performance as compared to Xperia UI like rom. I was ...
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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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How to install cwm recovery in non-supported device karbonn titanium s5 plus

I have Karbonn Titanium s5 plus.I want to install cwm recovery but my phone model is not supported.how to install cwm recovery in it??? Also, can I install it without using pc?anybody can give link of ...
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How to remove soft navigation keys in Xperia without affecting Dialer's call button?

I am using Micromax A310 running a custom rom (Sony Xperia). Whenever I try to remove the soft navigation keys by editing build.prop, the soft nav keys are removed successfully, but my dialler's call ...
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How to flash a new ROM to a bricked phone without losing data?

I have LYF LS-5018 and somehow I bricked my phone(rooted) by messing up with files in root directories. The recovery mode is working and I'm planning to apply update from SD card. Currently I have ...
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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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Wifi not working on Samsung S3 (WifiStateMachine( 2240): Failed to load driver)

as I am really desperate now about the wlan problem on my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 I am now going to post a question in the hope that someone might help me fix it. Problem description: I cannot ...
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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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Enabling soft-keys navigation bar with custom ROM on Xolo A500S

I have Xolo A500S. I want to have navigation bars (soft-keys), but it does not work manually or by any app. Here is the build.prop. # begin build properties # autogenerated by buildinfo.sh ro.build....
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How do I install a custom ROM on sony experia ray ST18i?

I unlocked the bootloader and rooted the device already like this: How to unlock and root a Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray ST18i with 4.1.B.1.13 But How can I install a custom Rom now on the device? I ...
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Mobile data on but not working (Resurrection Remix)

I am using the official Resurrection Remix 5.8.0 on my unlocked Moto X Play. I am experiencing an issue with mobile data; every so often the data won't connect when I enable it. The icon in the quick ...
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Possibility of Hard brick with unlocking boot-loader and installing Custom ROM

My android device CPU is MT6592 (8xARM Cortex –A7@1664 MHz) with instruction set 32-bit ARMv7. Board and product is ht1_107a_iball_mjk. Apart from this, Codename is REL, Internal Memory is 16GB and ...
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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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Are ROMs with deodexed programs faster or slower than odexed?

I am a bit confused by the effect of deodexing (or even by terminology). Based on answers to "What is the difference between odexed and deodexed roms?": A "deodexed" ROM is one where the .odex ...
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If I encrypt my phone will I still be able to load custom ROMs?

Are there any issues with enabling full encryption and loading custom ROMs or will it be seamless?
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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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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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Restoring apps and files after flashing a custom ROM

I recently flashed Adnroid 5.0 custom ROM by NamelesROM on my GT-i9300 S3 Samsung. I did backup my ROM by TWRP and the ROM i installed now (NamelessROM android 5.0) worked fine and i am happy with the ...
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No cell service in Moto E after restoring Stock ROM backup from CWM.

My Moto E wouldn't boot for some reason, so I rooted it and installed: CWM, installed a stock ROM for my specific device model, backed it up and then installed CM12. Too buggy so I went back to ...
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How to pull boot.img and recovery.img from Sony Xperia E4 Dual?

I have just started taking interest in porting custom rom on an android device and it requires me to have a backup/dump of boot.img and recovery.img of my device. I have Sony Xperia E4 Dual (E2115). ...
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Trouble installing custom rom on Samsung GT-P3110

Every time I try to install any custom ROM on my device I get the following error among others. E:Error in /sdcard/aokp_p3110_kitkat_unofficial_2013-12-24.zip (Status 7) Installation aborted. result ...
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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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How to go back to MIUI from Cyanogen mod?

I recently installed Cyanogen mod 14.1(7.1.1) on Mi5(gemini) and now I want to go back to MIUI (preferably MIUI global developer rom) and lock the bootloader. I have to tried to flash using the ...
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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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android system update in custom rom

I am using a custom rooted android device (not used by anyone else) which comes with android 4.1.2 custom rom. Suddenly I received an auto update notification and everything was erased... it was a ...
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Identifying the existence of hwcomposer of Project Butter in Jelly Bean

I've heard that some 3rd party ROMs for some devices, such as the Galaxy S3, are based on Jelly Beans. But when asked why it's not as smooth as what the makers of Jelly Bean claim they would say it's ...
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Microphone stopped working after making a WhatsApp call?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII HD LTE with a Cyanogenmod custom ROM. After WhatsApp inroduced the calling feature I updated the app and asked a friend to call me. I answered the call and disconnected it. ...
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LineageOS: Phone and Contacs crash

I've switched from Cyanogenmod to LineageOS using the experimental build and then flashing a nightly build afterwards. This worked great except for the fact that the phone and contacts app kept on ...
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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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Install FM Radio Module on Xperia E Dual flashed with Custom ROM

Can anyone please help me with the procedure to install FM Radio in my rooted Xperia E Dual flashed with Nexboost ROM?
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App Won't Load After Link /data/app to 2nd SD-Card Partition

Lenovo S920 Android 4.2.1 Basically, I want to link my /data/app to /system/sd/app (2nd SD Card partition). I have mount my 2nd partition on boot to /system/sd/app correctly. Here what I got when ...
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can i install custom rom on android mobile having low internal memory?

i want to install the latest custom rom like lolipop but my mobile has low internal memory,about 150mb.will it affect during the installation of the new custom rom.i am worried as my mobile could get ...
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When flashing a custom ROM, why do I get an error on getprop(“ro.product.device”)?

Whenever I try to flash a ROM on my ASUS Transformer Prime (tf201), I get the following error: assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device") == "tf201" || getprop("ro.build.product") == "tf201" I've ...
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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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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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Why newer android versions drain the battery faster?

I've got an Android phone whose stock Android version is 2.1. I've tried several times to install some custom ROMs (mostly Cyanogenmod based) with Android 2.2 and 2.3. The full charged battery lasts: ...
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Is it possible to install a custom Android ROM if the bootloader is locked?

Suppose the bootloader of an Android device is locked. Is there any way to install a custom ROM without unlocking the bootloader? If yes, then how?
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Unable to sideload a file to One Plus One. What are my alternatives?

I have a oneplus one which had CM 13 installed on it. The recovery is TWRP. Last day I tried to install Kali Nethunter ROM on the same from recovery. However things got messy and the phone didn't boot....
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How to Backup and Restore Android OS without Rooting [duplicate]

I want to find a way to restore my phone in case the process of rooting my phone or dual booting a custom rom breaks it. However, most of the ones I've looked at require the phone to be rooted before ...
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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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Sony Xperia Z1 won't start up again!

As you may know, you have to backup the TA-partition before you put a custom ROM on the Sony Xperia Z1. I've backupped the partition with this .bat file: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread....
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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G T679

I have wiped the OS off of my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G T679. Now all I get is the flash screen. How can I install a new OS at this point?
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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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Modifying a Stock ROM

I'm an Android newbie who has a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7" Wifi (SM-T210) and would like to retrieve its stock ROM, modify certain files and add some applications to the system partition, and then flash ...
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Substratum themes not applying (6P, DU12.1)

as pretty much stated above, I have the problem of Substratum themes not applying on my Nexus6P using DirtyUnicorns 12.1 (latest version). I can choose an installed theme in substratum, choose all ...
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Changing custom ROM to another one or to stock rom

Can jump from any custom rim to any other by just having twrp recovery installed ? Or do I need to first come back to stock ROM and again install another custom ROM ?
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Help regarding android modem file

Can I flash a modem file of a phone to another model? If we can't flash the modem file can you tell me what hardware or software the modem file depend so that it is different for different phone? ...
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What ROM could be used on an HTC Desire bravo with non-functioning physical buttons

I have a HTC Desire (bravo). Currently I use it with the old Oxygene ROM. Basically It's fine, but the physical buttons (menu, back, home) are very hard to press. Sometimes it takes more than 5 hard ...