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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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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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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/...
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Trouble installing custom ROM in TWRCP (device unknown) getprop ro.product.device shows nothing

I'm trying to flash a custom ROM on my Honor 5x, and it gone wrong. So I installed the old one back. Now I'm trying to re-install the new one, but when I try to install it from TWRCP, it says "This ...
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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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My lenovo a6000 plus is bricked

I was using it normally and evrything just stopped responding and the device just rebooted into a bootloop. Now there is no OS installed and im only able to boot TWRP through 'fastboot boot recovery....
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TWRP RECOVERY in ANDROID [duplicate]

I have a doubt that why TWRP Recovery tool is being developed for each smartphone specifically even it does an almost same thing in android phones?
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Installing custom ROM in Android studio AVD

Is there any way for installing a custom ROM in Android studio Android emulator? I have Resurrection Remix Naught 7.1 ROM downloaded on my computer. In Android studio, I didn't found any option for ...
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'Rear Camera' and 'Flash light' Not Working in Lenovo k6 Note (Custom Rom)

I am not able to use Rear Camera and Flash Light in My Lenovo K6 Note. Front Camera Works Well. When I open Camera App, by default it Opens with Front Camera. Rear Camera Option is Not Found. (Front ...
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Ported Google Camera keeps stopping

I've installed AOSVP v4.0 Official for land with Android Oreo 8.1.0 and enabled Camera API 2 in build.prop with persist.camera.HAL3.enabled=1 and have restarted the phone and installed Google Camera ...
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Have USB debugging enabled by default after reset

I'm trying to find the easiest way to enable my phone to have the "USB debugging" enabled after I do full reset on my phone. Is the only way to modify the ROM of the phone? How difficult would this be ...
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Cheating KNOX by cracking stock ROM certificate

I had some thoughts about KNOX and the fact that flashing stock ROM doesn't trip my KNOX flag. I did some research about the topic and I learned that KNOX checks ROM file's certificate or something ...
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How to get a rid from “Warning: Camera failed” error?

I have a Samsung Galaxy J7. It's camera was destroyed by an accident. So everytime I open camera, snapchat etc apps it shows "Warning: Camera failed". For a reason I need my phone to take at least a ...
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Almost every game crashed on Lineage OS

I've one big problem on my phone. Almost every game crashes on start without any reason. Currently I have only one game which works - Farming simulator 18. Even my game exported from Unity3D isn't ...
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[Swipe Elite Note]Camera Unable to Focus

I have flashed a custom ROM recently on my device.Everything is working nicely except the camera.The camera used to work perfectly before flashing the ROM.Now,the camera is unable to focus. I think ...
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Creating a dedicated android device for my daughter, Custom Rom ideas?

New to this whole android game and needing some advice/help. I want to set my old galaxy note 4 up for my younger daughter. I want to install a Custom Rom on it that will allow me to set up a handful ...
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Is it possible to install a ROM on /recovery instead of /system?

I am not going to do it, but I just wonder whether it is possible to install a ROM to /recovery and TWRP to /system, so one would normally boot into TWRP and only boot into Android when one performs ...
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Upgrade android 4.2.2 to 4.4 (MHTMID-B718DC8 DualCore-A23)

I was trying to look up some way on upgrading this device I have to a later version (kitkat) so I'd have more functionality with this tab. I know it is a bit of a low end device but is highly able to ...
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How can I get one month of battery time for an IOT application?

I like tinkering with Arduino and similar prototyping platforms for IOT applications. Often I want to read a sensor value and send it to some cloud service and repeat this, say, once every hour. ...
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Huawei G8 (GX8) big problem (strange)

first of all sorry for my English. I'm from Bulgaria and second this is my first time ever to do this so please excuse me if i'm doing something wrong. I have a Huawei G8 (Rio L01). I tried to ...
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What are the exact files in /system folder used to start internet connection on Android Lollipop?

I need this info to fix internet in a ROM by me. I can turn on data but the speed meter always shown 0.10-0.50 kbps, Nothing works. I thought it's a DNS problem & did a ping to google's ip address ...
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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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How do I remove “SET WARRANTY BIT : KERNEL” yellow error message on boot up? (SM-T330NU)

After downloading the official Android 5.1.1 stock rom and flashing my device successfullying I get a "Set warrant bit : kernel" error in yellow text in the upper left corner of my boot screen. The ...
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Boot animation upside down after new ROM

I have a Wileyfox Spark, for lovers of it, you surely know it comes with CyanogenMod13 OS as it's stock. But you know very well how one might want a more decent Nougat or Oreo based CM14 or CM15 or ...
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Galaxy S6 stuck on logo screen

I was installing trying to install custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy S6. I have done it previously without problem. I booted up in recovery mode(TWRP) and performed advanced wipe. I checked Dalvik/ART ...
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S-On, No OS, UNLOCKED, No TWRP and want to install custom OS on HTC One M8

I have a HTC One M9 and would like to install the cRDroid ROM. When going into the bootloader I see: Software status: Modified UNLOCKED S-ON (Now the options) REBOOT REBOOT TO BOOTLOADER BOOT TO ...
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How can I check if a lost Android phone has been flashed

My wife lost her OnePlus 3T and after 4 days it's returned by a passerby who found it. Not to sound paranoid, but is it possible the phone was flashed with custom ROM but retains all the data? Can ...
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Why would my /system partition be reset after being resized?

Background: Device: Yu Yureka | CM 12.1(5.1) https://www.gsmarena.com/yu_yureka-6987.php Its been a while since Cyanogen died and I was looking forward to migrate to a newer ROM. Turns out, ...
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Android (Yuphoria) stuck in bootloop without recovery and ROM & files cannot be written [duplicate]

My Yuphoria 5010 got into bootloop after installing a custom ROM. My friend tried to fix it but deleted the recovery following a tutorial. Now the device is stuck at the boot logo. Is it possible ...
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Can applications predinstalled in system/priv-app be updated via Play Store?

we're trying to make our custom launcher default one in our phone. Since it needs system level permissions (placing widgets) we placed it in system/priv-app, and it finally works ok. Problem is that ...
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Does the carrier matter when flashing custom roms?

I am getting the lg g6 tomorrow and i saw that there was twrp and lineage and a couple others. But xda also has a thread that is specifically tmobile and thats where im getting my phone. but the ...
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Is there an official Google Apps package?

So I understand that I need to flash the gapps package after installing a custom Android distro (ROM). In that case, is there an official google apps package? If so, why should I rely on competing ...
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Will flashing a custom rom relock me with sim carrier?

I got an S5 SM-G900P running stock android 6.0.1 as it comes it's a CDMA phone but I go it unlocked at a phone repair shop to use GSM and has been working fine but it only goes up to 3G. The question ...
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In Galaxy S7, cannot disable Samsung Reactivation Lock

Summary I'm trying to install a custom build of LineageOS following the instructions here. I was attempting to load a recovery image using heimdall when I'm told 'Recovery Check failed'. It turns out ...
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Phone unrooted itself, stuck in custom rom and cannot root again

I have an HTC One m7 that I rooted a while back. I flashed the AICP custom rom on it and I would flash AICP updates regularly. After one of those routine updates the phone apparently unrooted itself ...
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Encryption Unsuccessful error

I have an Amazon Kindle Fire 2nd Generation (Tate). A few years ago I installed the Pacman KitKat Rom. Recently I tried installing a few new roms. However I didn't like any of them because they don't ...
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Restart automatically after few minutes continuously

Installed cosmic ROM 2/2.5 changing baseband to XXBMJ1 Working fine but smartphone automatically restart everytime ( after 15 or 30 minutes ) Need help please
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Reboot to TWRP recovery and flash ZIPs from Shell script

I intend to do exactly what is done here: Reboot to TWRP from a shell command and let it flash my zips. Despite replicating the answer from this question, when TWRP starts, nothing happens. Isn't it ...
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Cannot boot to twrp recovery after rooting second time

I have rooted my Redmi 1s one year ago, and installed TWRP using Twrp Manger, and flashed custom ROM (Cyanogenmod and then Lineage Os). And, now I returned back to stock MIUI ROM. Again, I rooted my ...
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No IMEI after stock recovery

I have a moto e2 xt1521 handset and I tried to update my OS. In the process I wrongly typed flashboot flash boot recovery.img instead of flashboot flash recovery recovery.img and I was stuck in a ...
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Can quick charge be enabled with custom rom?

Suppose I have a device (eg Redmi 4) which inherently has quick charge 3.0 support but the developer has disabled the feature to save the cost, then can I by installing the custom rom enable it?
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Data partition with 23GB only shows 8GB when mounted

I have a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, and I was finding strange that the storage manager showed that the system was filling 20GB of the 32GB internal storage, so I went to dig a little further into this. ...
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Flashing custom recovery using DD with locked bootloader?

So, I understand that you can flash a custom recovery using DD. I have done this on my Nexus 6p, with an unlocked bootloader. My carrier is Verizon, which loves to lock down bootloaders. I have ...
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Phone died after installing ROM

I wanted to install Global Developer ROM for my Redmi 3s Prime which I downloaded from their website. So I started with installing TWRP custom recovery and completed successfully. After this I ...
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Failure during official firmware update - phone powered off and won't boot

Phone: Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML Long story short: I tried to install official firmware upgrade using TWRP > Install > .zip. The installation was going on for a couple of minutes and then the screen ...