Questions tagged [custom-roms]

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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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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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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 Contacts 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 add devices to the LineageOS github repo?

My phone isn't 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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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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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 ...
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Can we change SD card after installing a custom rom?

i have Samsung gt-19082 i recently rooted my phone and added cosmic cm 11, but i have a smaller SD card ? i want to know is it safe to change the SD card ? (as during installation we add all the ROM , ...
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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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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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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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Installing fonts on android

I used to have cyanogen os and it had this theme thing that I could change and install fonts to. But I upgraded to Lineage OS and it's not there anymore. I have some font apks but I dunno how to apply ...
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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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Can't boot Android 6.0.1 Dirty Unicorn Custom ROM

Trying for hours to install the new Dirty Unicorns Custom Rom with Android 6. Used to have the Lollipop version for more than a year and loved it. However, I get into a bootloop and don't know what ...
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Risk of Installing a Custom ROM, with no more future updates [duplicate]

What is the risk of installing a custom ROM whose build has been terminated by the developer(which may be a stable). I think no more future build updates will be available. I know there will be having ...
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How to improve app loading speed in custom ROM?

I have installed Official Cyanogenmod 14.1 ROM on my Redmi 1s. I have installed only 20 user apps(out of 20,6 are google apps).I am facing app loading delay for some apps like dialer, settings, camera ...
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I have a phone that is completely locked and usb debugging is off. How can i make the phone usable again? [duplicate]

this phone is a lg stlyo 2 model : LGL82VL The phone was pattern locked, and a gmail was set up. The phone was factory data reset. yet its asking for the gmail and password to finish the process. I ...
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Can anyone confirm if this cyanogen ROM is for my phone?

I have been looking for a custom ROM for my device. My device is Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL. There seems to be none. Could I successfully instal this release?: https://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=...
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Does Resurrection Remix exist for Asus_Z00E_2?

It is not on their website, but I can't believe they have skipped making a ROM for this device. It looks like none of the official releases support this device. I really don't know why though.
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Does the installation of the custom rom like “resurrection remix” need root?

I was wondering if root is required or only unlocking the bootloader will do for custom ROM installations? I already have TWRP installed.
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Why can't I root my Zenfone 2 android device?

I have managed to install TWRP, unblocked the bootloader, but I simply can't root my device. I have tried this: http://www.asus-zenfone.com/2016/05/how-to-root-asus-zenfone-2-laser-ze50kl-marshmallow....
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How do I flash and prepare an ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser for custom ROM installation?

I am tired of the original ROM on my phone and I'll install the resurrection ROM. I have the zip, but if I am not wrong I need to first do 3 things: -get root access -install TWRP -and adb Am I ...
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How do I know which one is a stable version of Cyanogenmode on this list?'

I am trying to install a new ROM on my phone, but I have no clue which one is the stable release: Is it the latest release? What's the difference between the release and release recovery? Cheers
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Building ROMs & Kernels?

I've been using customs ROMs and Kernels on my GS5 for a while now, but I want to get a clear explanation about how it works. Here are a few questions: What is 'building' in Android? I heard that the ...

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