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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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How to reinstall android on my HTC

I have encrypted my HTC One M7 and then entered a wrong password until destruction of data. How can I recover my HTC. In other words, how do I reinstall Android 6.0 on it? I tried "power button + ...
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Sony Z5 Compact Nougat accidentally wipe data and unable to mount

My phone is Sony Z5 Compact Nougat. What I had done is as below: Unlock Bootloader Use the following command to flash twrp recovery fastboot boot recovery.img fastboot flash recovery recovery.img ...
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LineageOS compatible with LG K7 Metro model?

I have a rooted, MetroPCS LG K7 phone with an unlocked bootloader. I am wanting to know if I can flash Lineage OS properly without messing up or bricking my device. Basically if Lineage OS custom ROM ...
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Explain “Don't Downgrade!” warnings when flashing stock firmware

I have a few devices I want to put back from custom roms to stock. On almost every stock rom source, however, there are dire warnings for some devices not to downgrade to stock versions from before ...
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How Do Custom Support So Many Phones?

The other day, my friend told me that completely stock Android could run as a ROM on any device you care to mention. Since basically everyone else has told me otherwise, I decided to verify his claim ...
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Is it a good idea to force stop apps after using them?

I find myself using force stop for every application once I have finished using them. Is this a good practice? Are there any performance or security benefits of doing this? Is force stopping an app ...
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Oneplus 2 Soft-Brick

I bought a Oneplus 2, two years ago and it was running quite well. A couple of months ago, I decided that I didn't like the way that Oxygen OS 3 was running so I decided to root my phone. I ...
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How to customize which camera app is launched when double tapping the power button?

I have a Galaxy S7 Edge with the latest lineage nightly. How to customize which camera app to launch when double pressing the power button? The original one causes issues for me.
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ACME Android ROM Flash Fails to bootloop NEED HELP!

I was trying to install a Custom ROM on an ACME Tablet TB714 and it kind of went wrong. The tablet is set on a boot-loop which occurs on the manufacturer logo. The tablet has no volume buttons or ...
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Rollback to Stock ROM without having backup of it [duplicate]

i have XOLO Q1000 device which is rooted. I installed custom ROM of cyanogenmod on my device currently , i don't have previous backup of the stock ROM (jelly bean 4.2.1). Now i want the stock rom for ...
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How to create a flashable ZIP from FlashTools backup?

I have this backup that I presume was created using FlashTools from a stock MINT 140. How can I create a flashable ZIP from that backup, that I can later flash to the device with $ adb sideload rom....
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How to flash custom ROM together with modem and bootloader without odin or heimdal?

I want to flash the "newest" SimplRom (v5F) on a Galaxy Note 4 and the instructions say I need to also flash the modem and bootloader firmware at the same time. Now I have three files: ...
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ARM big.LITTLE effectiveness in custom roms

In stock roms it's obvious that the manufacturer tries to make use of big.LITTLE technology as mush as it can (cluster managing, workload distribution etc.); I'm wandering what will happen to "these ...
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Adb Tool showing No Devices Found

I had flashed v10 stock rom in my coolped note 3 plus, I was done successfully, But after that My device stuck in FastMMI mode, Everyone suggesting me that enable usb ddebugging, but how can i enable ...
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Too old to custom-rom?

So I got the notion to install cyanogen mod on my old samsung galaxy tab 2 10.1. To speed it up, get it running nougat, and get back into the swing of dabbling with Android software. The rooting ...
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Front camera doesn't work with LineageOS

I installed LineageOS on my HTC ONE M8 and now the front camera doesn't work. When I open it the app crashes (but the main camera works good). So, I come back to use Htc sense, and the front camera is ...
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I accidentally boot looped my Lenovo A2010-a

I recently flashing ResurructionRemix 7.1.1 unofficially ported for Lenovo A2010 and after successfully flashing and booting into the ROM I noticied that the touch screen is not working properly (...
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Is there a way to toggle a secure lock screen without having the feature built into a custom ROM?

Benzo Rom for the Nexus 6 running 5.1.1 Lollipop allows the ability to toggle a secure lock screen from the quick settings in the notification drawer. For example, from the launcher, I can pull down ...
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Is it possible to implement seamless update in a ROM for nexus 5?

Android Nougat’s “Seamless Updates”, Explained Seamless update feeature that was implementated in Android Nougat needs proper hardware config to work, which is nothing but another partition created ...
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Can Xposed Framework be run successfully alongside a custom rom?

I would like to know if Xposed Framework can successfully run alongside a custom rom that possesses many features or whether it has to be a stock ROM. I wasn't able to find a consensus on whether or ...
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Encrypting custom ROM

I'd like to encrypt my phone, but I'm afraid it might interfere with the Over-The-Air updates of the custom ROM I installed via flashed TWRP. Does the custom ROM need to support encryption somehow? Is ...
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Copying and remotely deploying a build across multiple devices

If I do a factory reset and then setup a given android phone in a particular way (removing apps, adding apps, syncing to certain bluetooth devices, turning on/off various system notification settings, ...
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Wifi not working after rooting

I have the Samsung galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A510F) and recently upgraded it with the russian nougat firmware (i'm from Europe). Everything worked (even the wifi and mobile data). Later I rooted my phone and ...
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Unlocking bootloader to change rom or firmware

My question is very easy: do I have to unlock the bootloader on every single phone to change its rom or its firmware, or someone need it and someone doesn't?
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How to get Lenovo Stock Rom

I had asked this question... My Previous Question Good News is that somehow I am able to put my tab in recovery mode. I wanted to install the stock lollipop version of Android in it and after doing ...
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Stuck with stock rom

I have a galaxy s5 g900f and here is my problem i can't flash any custom rom i tried twrp cwm philz edition and the problem is the same i get stuck at* patching system image unconditionally at the ...
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Is it possible to root directly custom rom?

I have bought Xiaomi Mi 5c (bootloader unlocked) and tried to root it. I think I've used every possible software available on internet for rooting (like TWRP+SuperSU, iRoot, KingRoot), even tried to ...
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Flashing LG G4 H815(International Version) rom onto LG G4 H812 (Bell Canada) hardware

I am going on a long trip to the UK and Middle East, and want to take my LG G4 with me and use foreign service providers. I am planning on flashing the H815T (Similar to H815 International Version but ...
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LG G4 Showing Wrong 'Recovery Mode' Screen

I have a LG G4 (International) and I'm trying to boot into recovery to install Lineage OS. The instructions are to hold down the power button and the volume down button, which I do, I then get booted ...
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Transfer adoptable SD card to another ROM

Is it possible to use an adoptable SD card on another ROM, by copying the encryption key located at /data/misc/vold/*.key? According to the Android documentation : .. Keys are associated with ...
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How do I get a stable LineageOS build?

It seems like all LineageOS builds are marked as nightly, which makes it impossible to pick out more stable builds from the not-so-stable ones. How do I find a stable build? Is there a plan to mark ...
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Custom ROM and 4g/ LTE error.

I installed Noble ROM in my SM J200G. After installing it, I was not unable to connect to LTE which I was before. My stock rom, when rooted, used to connect to LTE without any error. My carrier is ...
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What all these partitions are for?

On my Lenovo K3 Note, apart from Boot (16MB), System (2169MB), Data (5584MB) and Cache (0MB); I can see many more partitions (in TWRP) like: Logo (8MB) Nvram (5MB) Recovery (16MB) Uboot (0MB) Proinfo ...
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Turn off aeroplane mode to make a call on Moto g2

I have installed Marshmallow on my Moto G2 using adb. It was a successful installation and everything was working good. Then I realized that none of my SIM was working.My SIM card shows operator name ...
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Where I can find files with language on android custom rom

I have custom rom MIUI 4.7.23 default language is Chinese. I can't set to other language because I am on first setup. I don't know Chinese and can't skip this welcome screen. I want to change or add ...
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How to add Google Now On Tap in a ROM?

I have ROM which doesn't have Now On Tap on Long Pressing Home Key. How can I add it?
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Stuck on welcome screen & language selection

I installed custom ROM before this I ported it. The rom is amzen 5 kitkat but I have problem with welcome screen. I can't choose language I can switch between languages. Is it possible to modify to ...
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how to install custom rom in xperia z ultra?

I have recently rooted my Xperia z ultra. and now i want to install custom ROM in it. I have searched internet. but i am not able to find any safe way to install custom rom. how can i do that?
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Symlinking Problems in a Resurrection Remix ROM based on MM

I've flashed a rr ROM and everything worked fine except for one thing, the symlink to /storage/emulated/0 is missing! So I can't view my files, however, I could view them in /mnt. But every app ...
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Updating Android without Manufacturer support (Not with a custom ROM but with a different approach)

Summary for the inpatient: I want to run a new version of Android on an old smarphone (s3mini). (Sorry for bad English, I'm German. Feel free to correct my grammar in the comments) Hello Programmers ...
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Is a ROMs data (/data) from Nougat compatible with MM?

I have a Nexus 6p with Resurrection Remix, Android 7.1.1. I want to move back to Marshmallow (still RR) for Xposed. I plan to just dirty flash the old RR 6.0.1 .zip file. Will this result in any ...
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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 does someone add devices to the lineageOS github repo?

My phone isnt currently supported by lineage and many other phones that either my friends or i have. So i would like to know how to add a new device tree and kernel for any self-builder to use out ...
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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 unbrick Qualcomm devices (Huawei Ascend G630-U20)

I have a problem with a Huawei Ascend G630. This smartphone showed on the display: "Recovery image verify failed! Please update to the authorized images”. I solved this problem after finding the ...
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One M9 flash system image

Situation Device: HTC One M9 Recovery: TWRP Custom ROM: Android Revolution HD (Android 6.0) Problem I want to flash the stock rom without wiping anything (I don't want to lose anything). I can flash ...
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Problem with custom rom

I had xperia Z1 and i put a custom cyanogen rom it was fine, but one day error -504 pop-up and then i try to restart the device.. then it stuck's at sony's boot logo.. after that i flashed ...
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Yu Yuphoria bricked after installing custom recovery and boot file

My YU YUPHORIA got bricked while I was working with it. I want to install custom ROM into it for that I am installing custom recovery and boot file but the file that is found on Internet was not ...
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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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Installing LineageOS OTA update from the recovery manually

I installed LineageOS on my OnePlus One, and today I got the latest nightly. The OTA update system downloaded the file, and I clicked install. However, it says Note: This feature requires a ...