Questions tagged [custom-roms]

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How to boot custom ROM on Android Emulator?

I'm trying to run OmniROM on Android Emulator but I'm facing some problems. Really, I'm able to build the nightlies (homemade) without problems and run the standard Android "vanilla" that comes with ...
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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 avoid to have my carrier resend information to my G2X after losing sms over 4g after instaling a rom

Ever since I got that great/not so great phone I have been attempting to get a good version of gingerbread running on it since the stock version of froyo LG has on it is too unstable for me. Every ...
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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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/sbin/sh: pm: not found

I was trying to install apk files from adb. I used the command adb install <app-name>.apk command. But it returned /sbin/sh: pm: not found But if I login to the shell with adb shell and do ...
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How to change the boot logo, Not the bootanimation 4.2.2

Im trying to find out if I can change the boot logo, the one that shows up right before the bootanimation. Currently it show's me a linux logo. I am looking to either completely remove it or change ...
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Can I find out when a rom or recovery was installed?

I have purchased a totally new phone (G2) and when I got it, it was already with a custom ROM with SU and a clockwork recovery. I have a receipt from the purchase with date and time. I need to be able ...
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Unable to restore contacts through Titanium Backup after flashing a custom ROM

I flashed the 4.2.2 version of CyanogenMod onto my Galaxy S4 and had backed up my stock using ClockworkMod. I have been able to use Titanium Backup Pro to restore pretty much everything except my ...
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Bricked Droid Razr while trying to flash a custom ROM, Safestrap gone

I'm so sorry for being one of these "help me, I don't know what to do!" noobs, but that's exactly my situation. This is my first Android phone and my first time trying to do this. I do come from a ...
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Cannot install any APK file due to “Out of Space” misleading error (plenty of space)

I know there are tons of questions about this, but I have tried many possible solutions to no avail. I believe the "Out of space" error is misleading... I have a problem: I cannot install any .apk ...
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Possible to patch the Android kernel with root?

Basically there's a boot rom exploit on Tegra X1 chips, specifically the Nintendo Switch that allows you send payloads while it is in Recovery Mode and basically run unsigned code (homebrew, custom ...
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Insert ROM in PDA file

I have a problem. I am new in the domain of android customization and that is why I am testing. I have a PDA file for my old GT-S6102 Galaxy Y, which contains the following files: boot.img param.lfs ...
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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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Galaxy S6 Active stuck at No Command/Downloading

The problem as it stands My Galaxy S6 Active is stuck in a sort of bootloop, except it never seems to attempt a boot. If it was turning on, without any combination of keys, it would go to the "No ...
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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 to root VIVO V3 and install custom ROM

I want to root my vivo v3 mobile to use it better. Also want to install recovery like CWM/TWRP. After that custom ROM like cyanogenmod or any other because it's current UI sucks. I tried with some ...
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How to boot the GUI so that one single application is launched as part of it?

I would like to reuse an older Android phone as a digital controller for some applications. It would basically be a browser (or webkit) running full screen (which would display some buttons via ...
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“Google Play Services which some of your applications rely on is not supported by your device”

My mobile is Micromax Canvas Fun A63 (rooted using framaroot). After 1 month of rooting, one day it showed me this: Google Play Services which some of your applications rely on is not supported by ...
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Safely test rom build

I'm attempting to get into Android Rom development and as such I've compiled CM13 from source for my device (which is not yet fully supported, I've tweaked it so that it ought to work). However, due ...
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How to fix emmc memory showing 0mb?

Yesterday actually I messed my Xolo Q700. Actually I wanted to install a custom ROM "experia final" on it. But I didn't installed any custom recovery previously. So I installed TWRP recovery using ...
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Which custom recovery to use for Chinese Samsung Note 3 Neo SM-N7506V?

I bought a Samsung of the above mentioned model here in China and I want to flash Gapps on it. I understand the process to do so is rooting it, flash a custom recovery program like CWM or TWRP ...
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Is 4.0+ Disk Encryption compatible with Custom Recovery/KitKat ROMs?

There is a prior question that answers this for Android 3.0 but some stuff I have read elsewhere has said that installing TWRP will not work with encryption in more recent versions of Android, so I ...
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Change device name on EXIF file

Recently I've been flashing some ROM s on my Moto X, and I noticed that the EXIF data from photos show my device name as: Phone. How can I change this information on the system so it saves correctly ...
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Custom ROM targeted for children

Is there a custom ROM that is targeted at child users? I would be interested in features such as: custom screens per child restricted app usage (installing, removing, screen/usage time, blocking in ...
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“Settings” is crashing after installing gapps

I've install custom rom called JELLYTIME on my HTC Desire HD phone. Recently I tried to update it to most recent version. After the update I installed google apps from this website: http://goo.im/...
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Eclipse ROM on Droid X2 = no Wifi

Having a problem with a Droid X2 after installing the Eclipse ROM. The Wifi connection won't connect, and upon looking in the settings window it just says, "Error". Phone-> About shows version 2.3....
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Restoring Samsung GT-P1000 to original firmware

I spent the past several hours reading and reading. I tried to upgrade this Tablet to Jellybean, now the Tablet only reaches the Samsung glowing screen. I tried several fixes to no avail, my first ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Are android system kernel panic logs available in TWRP recovery?

I am trying to debug a rom I built but can't seem to find the any kernel panic or system logs in TWRP recovery. Is it possible to create logs for a failed boot to see whats going wrong? I am still ...
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Is there a ROM of Android 8 or higher for the ASUS_X00ID Asus 4 Max?

Does anyone know if there is a ROM of Android 8 or higher for the cellphone Asus 4 Max? If it does not exist, will be an official update for this model of cellphone?
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Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reverting from custom rom to stock rom

I am currently on custom rom lineage 14.1 nougat 7.1 and my device is asus ZenFone 2 Z00AD.but i want to come back to stock rom but my stock rom is in lollipop version so, do i need to first downgrade ...
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What is the difference between versions like 20H or 20A for LG G3?

LG G3 phones are named differently like: F400 is Korean, D855 is international, D850 is for USA AT&T, D851 is for USA T-Mobile etc. However, ROMs for G3 are named like this: [LG][G3][D855][20V] ...
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Trouble putting a ROM on Nexus 6p

I just bought a Nexus 6p a few days ago. I put TWRP and Cyanogenmod 14.1 on it. It was fine, until I wanted to try another ROM. So I booted to TWRP, and wiped it. I wasn't thinking when I wiped and ...