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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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Too much draining of battery at night

I have Samsung Galaxy core gti8262 rooted. And smoothly running on custom rom. I am having the battery issue in night my phones battery drains suddenly from 80% to 40-35%.I don't know why is this ...
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Gapp on Cyanogen 13 not working

First of all, sorry about this question, there are loads already out there, but unfortunately none have fixed my issue, or at least I haven't been able to fix it. So I have a Oppo find 7, I followed ...
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Note 4, cannot turn on wifi

It started when I factory reset with twrp and flashed a new ROM. I tried different ROMs and stock when I noticed that I couldn't turn wifi. I ran ifconfig with the terminal emulator app and found out ...
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Android revolution HD boots to bootloader

I just installed Android Revolution HD rom on my HTC One M9, everything went fine but it won't boot, every time I boot the phone it opens the bootloader screen. I installed the rom using TWRP
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Custom ROM on a stock S5 with custom kernel?

A couple months back, I have installed a custom kernel on my Samsung S5 with stock Touchwiz. Now I want to flash a custom ROM on this phone and was wondering if I can do it while my kernel is not the ...
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Can't install TWRP LG Optimus G

This thread of mine is partly copied from XDA. I can't get through following issues. Phone's firmware is full vanilla since the very beginning - only updated from Jelly Bean/ICS to 4.4.2 with OTA. I ...
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No SIM detected after installing CM13 nightly on Galaxy S III (AT&T) SGH-i747

After CM13 was installed on my Samsung Galaxy S III, I faced unstable camera and browser and whenever I attempted to turn the cellular network on, I received the following error: Unfortunately, the ...
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S5 cm12.1 won't allow to transfer files to pc

This is very peculiar I have similar problems in the past but all were easy fixes. My s5 will charge when plugged into the computer but there is no other indication that the device is plugged. I've ...
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How to deodex galaxy s5 lollipop

First, I pull app fodder, priv-app folder and framework folder from system folder in my phone using adb command: adb pull /system/app app/ adb pull /system/priv-app/ priv-app/ adb pull /system/...
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Samsung galaxy ace s5830 in boot loop and usb download doesn't work

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace s3850 which had a problem with the wifi connection. As described on many forums the solution is to root the phone and then enter a code into the phone. It is needed to ...
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Blurry screen on Galaxy Note 8.0 (N5110) running CyanogenMod 12

I have installed CM12 on my Galaxy Note 8.0 (N5110), but now nothing is as sharp as it used to be with original Samsung ROM; all icons, text, etc. are not sharp. How to fix this?
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how to edit this updateer_script?

I have a custom Rom For Samsung GT-S7582. When I try to install it through CWM recovery it gives status 7 error. So I followed this thread To remove status 7 error on XDA But still it won't install....
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Deltajen, Opendelta, and xdelta

Does anyone have experience with any delta system? I would like to create delta's of my ROMS I have tried Deltajen and found it does not properly. I have ROM(A).zip and ROM(B).zip containing system....
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A Lot of .so files (1268 files) are seen in default storage in my android phone

I have Lenovo A390, rooted and installed a custom ROM. I have been using this ROM for 4 months but recently I am seeing these lib files. Refer the sample screenshot. It keep generating after using ...
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Increasing Partition Size using gparted on Android Tablet

I have a Projector Tablet running android 4.2 on an Actions gs702a (Full AOSP on Leopard SoC). The partitions for system, data and cache made by the manufacturer are too small for my needs (and I've ...
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just rooted oneplus CM12.1, synapse opens but is completely black

I have the latest nightly for CM12 on my oneplus1. I also have the latest AK kernel. I wanted to install synapse so I rooted my phone with supersu. Everything seems to go well, but when I open ...
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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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OTA upgrade after flashing with stock Lollipop ROM

I flashed my HTC One M8 with a stock Lollipop ROM from here. And now there's an OTA upgrade available called Android L-MR1 that I cannot install because when the phone reboots it boots into TeamWin ...
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Play store is downloading tablet versions instead of phone's ones

I recently flashed Resurrection Remix Custom ROM on my LG G3. Once finished, I flashed Gapps and everything worked just fine. However, I noticed a strange behavior while searching and downloading ...
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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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How can I set the Accelerometer Sensor Range?

The Accelerometer Sensor is set to a Range of 2 - 4 g on most devices. There is no option to turn it up to 8 or 16 G, which my sensor and most others are capable of. I found some information but can't ...
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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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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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Identifying toolchain and version on-device

Is there a way to tell, on-device, which toolchain and version was used to compile the kernel and/or ROM? I want to verify the toolchain used.
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Extract drivers from ROM directly?

My girlfriend recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 which, after paying over 500 bucks for it, turned out to be a counterfeit s5. Obviously the scammer didn't get back to us and as much as this is a ...
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Modify boot.img of Moto G 2014 ROM

Starting from the Titan Prime ROM I would like to make some modifications to the boot.img. But if I try to unpack and repack the boot.img the phone jumps immediately into the bootloader after the ...
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Can a flashed rom leave behind artifacts?

I found a few "unofficial" Lollipop ROMS floating around the internet. I don't know how reliable are they, or how many viruses are there. All I want to do is to play with it a little. I'm thinking ...
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How to root the HTC One S (VilleC2)

I finally managed to unlock the bootloader of my HTC One S. Now I want to root it to install CyanogenMod but I can only find guides for the normal HTC One S. However, it is a One S VilleC2. As far as ...
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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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Paragon NTFS doesn't work on enforcing mode

I need to mount 2TB SeaGate external HD to my Galaxy S4 LTE, and I'm using Paragon NTFS for that. The app worked when I was still using EchoeROM. I recently switched to Paranoid 4.4.4 and now this app ...
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Disable android.hardware.foo feature to hide hardware from ROM?

Is it possible to tell an Android ROM (without recompiling it, but repacking is okay, I guess) that the device it runs on does not have a certain android.hardware.something feature? I want to ...
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Write Error during flashing stock ROM through SP Flash Tool

I am trying to install the stock ROM of my xolo a500s ips by using the Smart Phone Flash Tool. i downloaded the stock ROM of my device from this link http://androidxda.com/download-xolo-stock-rom-...
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No notifications when screen protection is active

Running Galaxy S3 and Kitkat I don't have any notifications (eg. reminders) when the device is locked with any method (pattern, pin etc.). When the screen is off and the protection not active yet, ...
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Unexplicable battery draining on Galaxy Nexus

Okay, so first some details: Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GSM version) Stock rom (rooted) Brand new stock battery (1750mah) I started suffering from unexplainable battery draining a few months ago. And ...
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I want to flash my my Skyrocket I-727. There's an issue, though: My USB conneciton isn't recognized on any computer

I got a Skyrocket my father no longer uses and there's a big problem with it: the Wifi doesn't work. after some checking with buddies, discussions, and searching, I'vbe figured out it's a software ...
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How to flash a kernel image without building Android from source

I got the following msm kernel branch for my Nexus 7(flo) msm/remotes/origin/android-msm-flo-3.4-jb-mr2 added some files and then built an image(zImage). I then downloaded a factory image of ...
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How to avoid showing many processes on DDMS?

Background As an Android developer, I use DDMS (link here about what it is), which shows all of the processes that I can debug (along with other stuff). Today I've finally flashed a custom ROM that ...
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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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Reversing the order of notifications in the notification bar of a given app

I have a Galaxy S1 (I9000) running SlimRom (Android 4.2.2). The problem I have is the following: Assume someone sends me 3 messages in whatsapp (this is case important to me, but the problem is in ...
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zte turkcell maxiplus 5 sim lock after flashing custom rom

I have a ZTE phone, that I installed a CWM recovery. After that I tried to install a custom rom.... After many problems I managed to flash the official rom from ZTE site by using their online update ...
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Can installing a modem help with the GPS of Samsung Captivate?

Like most Samsung Captivate users, I find the GPS hardware in my phone to be unsatisfactory. I have the impression that the actual GPS signal is pretty much useless and the phone (Samsung Captivate) ...
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Can't boot phone or access recovery mode

I tried updating a custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy S: Semaphore Version 9 (Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean). The update was successful except that it produced an error after completion saying the process "...
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How can I use a custom rom.zip from within an emulator?

I have custom rom.zip and I want to try it in emulator
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ro.custom.build.version is not changing at phone info

I am trying to change ro.custom.build.version but this particular change is not propagated to the resulting build.
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Face scanner usage with CM 10.1 on Galaxy s3 i9300

I'm running CyanogenMod 10.1 ( cm-10.1-20130105-NIGHTLY-i9300.zip ) on a Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300, and I want to know if CM 10 supports the face scanner for things like screen on-time and setting ...
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Why don't my text-message conversations pile up?

I've recently installed a new version of my favorite rom "Codec ROM" in version 10.1, previously I was using v7.5, which was working like a charm. I have done a full wipe, and installed the version 10....
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Custom Rom installation for defy

I have been trying to customize my current ROM in my Defy which runs 2.2 froyo currently as stock. I'm confused which how I can customize my ROM, such that my stock ROM is backed up and if I don't ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 “Not registered on network”

It had stock 4.0.4 -> could call. I've flashed FoxHound ROM -> after a while, when I try calling, it says "Not registered on network" . Tried GalaxSim, but everything looks ok. Restored back to ...
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Upgrading Kernel

I am somehow confused about the kernel and how it plays out. I have a couple of questions: Let's assume my device kernel reports its kernel as 3.0.8 (using uname -r). How can I figure out what ...