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Questions tagged [custom-roms]

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Do I need root to flash a ROM onto a Samsung device?

Just for my curiosity, do I need to have root on a Samsung device to flash a ROM onto it with Odin/Heimdall? My device is already rooted (by means of an exploit), but if this is true, one could root ...
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How to enable NFC on Galaxy Note I717 for lockscreen/screen off use?

The Note I717 running Paranoid ICS and makes everything except the S-Pen great -- except I can't quite figure out how to enable NFC for use on the lock screen/screen off modes. I see plenty of people ...
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Loop device possible on Android 2.1 Hero?

I'm trying to get Ubunto running on my Android after failing with Debian. I couldn't mount the image. Now the Ubunto Tutorial says that the phone must support loop devices. How can I figure that out, ...
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How to install recovery after rooting Xperia M (stock ROM 4.3) to install custom ROM?

I have a rooted Xperia M Dual (C2004) with stock ROM 15.5.A.1.5 (4.3 Jelly Bean). Bootloader unlocking is allowed and I also have the unlock code already. Since Sony decided to stop giving updates I ...
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Samsung GT-S7562: Network Goes off

I have Samsung GT-S7562. I did update the handset with KyleOPEN custom ROM. Was not satisfied with the custom ROM so again ported back to Original ROM. I updated the ROM + Kernel using Odin tool. ...
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Cannot edit mixer_paths_tasha.xml on android 10

I wanted to edit mixer_paths_tasha.xml to change RX0 value from 84 to 95. I am currently using havoc 3.0 on oneplus 3. Havoc os has low call volume bug which can be rectified by above changes. But ...
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Installing custom ROM on LG G3 D855 stuck on Firmware Update

I tried to install a custom ROM on it but in the end the LG Flash Tool 2014 could not connect to the phone. Currently the phone is stuck on the Firmware Update screen: I tried using LG Flash Tool ...
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Enable and disable system overlays with shell command

I'm trying to create an automatic Dark Mode using Tasker, which would work disabling overlays (to get a default light theme) and enabling others (to get a dark mode). For the light theme I run cmd ...
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How to check if custom ROM supports encryption?

First solution which is coming to my mind is install custom ROM and encrypt /data partition. But it always take time. I'm wondering if there's quicker method like download custom ROM, extract system ...
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High battery drain on Nexus 6P with Pixel Experience

I have a nexus 6P with a fairly new battery (some months). It worked quite well, until I decided to flash Pixel Experience because it is the only ROM I found which supports the 6P with Android P. ...
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Issue with the installation of a new version of Custom ROM

I try to reinstall a Custom Rom on my phone Infinix Smart 2 X5515 I extrat from to zip file: X5515-H398DEG-GO-180903V166.zip boot.img, recovery.img and system.img and I put these file to the folder of ...
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TWRP Updated version for SM-G530T1?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530T1) and I would like to install a version of LineageOS onto it. This is the first time I have ever attempted something like this. I did manage to install ...
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Will flashing a custom ROM brick my Huawei while the bootloader is locked?

I have a huawei device(Huawei G Play mini). Since huawei stopped providing BL unlock codes, i never got to unlocking it. I flashed TWRP through flashify and it worked fine with a locked BL and later ...
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Does my Galaxy S6 have an unlocked bootloader?

I want to install the Resurrection Remix custom ROM on my SM-G920I (Australian Version). Before I start doing anything, I need to make sure that the bootloader is unlocked, so I don't brick my phone. ...
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Bluetooth audiocontrolling doesn't work

When connecting my Samsung Galaxy S7 to bluetooth-devices (cars, bluetooth-loudspeakers etc.) the music is normally played but the devices' control units do not work. It is not possible to control the ...
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Issues when installing chroot for Kali NetHunter

I have been trying for the past week to get Kali NetHunter on my OnePlus 3T (using this guide) and it has worked... Somewhat. The issue is when I try to install chroot. The NetHunter app doesn't want ...
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Edit proximity sensor time-out for apps

I am running (rooted)LineageOS 14 for the Motorola G4 (2016). I noticed that the double-tap home to lock function works great, but waking up the screen sometimes doesn't work too well. The proximity ...
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How to flash a custom rom solely with a PC

So long story short, I have a old Samsung S Duos. It fall from some height. Its screen is broken. After giving up on it and almost a year after that, I decided to charge it and unlike last (year) time,...
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Vendor does not match the system, eventually fails

Can someone explain why this happens? I eventually shutdown the device which is why is fails, but it takes forever and never finishes. Pixel 2, oem unlocked, Sixrom v2.0. usr@ubuntuhost:~$ ...
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Lenovo vibe k5 hard bricked

My lenovo vibe k5 has been hard bricked. The screen is completely black out, only the red led light flashes when i plugin the usb cable into my device. I tried to flash custom rom using the QFIL but ...
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Can custom roms like aim rom or aex increase gaming performance over stock Android?

Note: I have zero technical knowledge about Android or custom roms or root etc. Am using Moto G5 plus (4bg) and I play games like PES 2019 and pubgm a lot. Now my device runs these games with some ...
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Port Rom dependency on SU permission

Is it possible to use a Port ROM without root access. Am having galaxy Note3 SM-N9005 and I recently ported it to AryaMod N7 port ROM. I have installed SU by chainfire and comes with a full unroot ...
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Odin Flash error: SW REV CHECK FAIL : [lk]Fused 2 > Binary 1

I've been trying to flash stock ROM on my Samsung J7 Max. Briefly, these are the steps I followed : Enable Developer Options Disable OEM lock Reboot phone and open into Download Mode (Power+Home+Down)...
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How to Resize a Notch cutout

i installed a custom rom on my mi8 but the notch size is a bit wrong. There's anyway to set the notch type and size? My phone is rooted and i have some skills of modding android devices/roms.
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Customising a custom rom

I want to know is it possible to edit a custom rom from zip and then zipping it again (flashable) to a device. Will it brick the device? Thanx
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Unable to install custom ROM, missing options in recovery menu

In recovery, perform a full factory reset, wipe cache, dalvik cache and wipe data/factory reset. (source: https://www.naldotech.com/how-to-install-custom-roms-on-nexus-6p-with-custom-recovery/) But ...
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How high is the risk of bricking a phone by installing LineageOS or /e/?

I am going to buy a phone soon and I would rather buy an Android than an iPhone. However, I do not want to run any Google software on the phone, and I am planning on installing one of the custom ROMs ...
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Odexed stock apks not running on de-odexed rom

Flashed a deodexed rom (StaticROM by RainbowLaw, version 3.2) to my old Galaxy Pocket Plus, wonderful ROM - smooth and fast, but when I flashed back some of the old stock apps (using a zip i created) ...
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Stuck on Boot up Pocophone F1

I started by wanting to get a custom ROM on my Pocophone F1 Global. I watched a video and managed to get that done. I was able to use it and everything, then I realised that I wanted to go back to ...
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Unable to understand where exactly problem is

Few hours ago I did full clean Resurrection Remix ROM  and gapps installation on my device. After downloading I cross check MD5 hash which match perfectly but in magisk SafetyNet check fail for both ...
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media server repeatedly crashing

i am having this problem of media server crashing each and everytime i open the camera and the camera shows not connected. this stared all of a sudden my front camera has no problem but for my back ...
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Kindle 5th generation in fastboot but no options?

Having 2 Kindle Fire "5th generation"s that are pretty much useless for not getting proper software, I had good hope of putting on a custom ROM after reading this post. But as always with old posts, ...
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Hacked. How to factory reset no access factory reset

My phone and tablet has been hacked. Neither Samsung device is rooted. I think the rom has been changed and I am on a virtual network in a shell and unable to access factory reset. I don't know if the ...
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Android's certain button cannot pressed

Im facing issue cant press certain button (i.e. VPN ok button, chrome agree t&c), as seen in the video Screen Record (GDrive) Currently i am using Ressurection Remix 7.0 (Android Pie/9) ...
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redmi 5a: custom rom freezes

my rom freezes a few seconds after it booted up, the screen gets black, then it turns off and there is nothing i can do but reboot. before it freezes it says com.android.bluetooth stopped. perhaps it ...
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Why does Android OS need custom ROMs for OS upgrades?

I have a discontinued LG L5 E455 Android phone that came with Android 4.1.2 OS. I am forced to upgrade the OS because most of the apps I need to install are not compatible with this version of OS, ...
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“android process media has stopped” Oneplus X Custom Rom

As i observe my phone, so far it experience "android.process.media.has.stopped" error every time i receive whatsapp with media notification. Can anybody help me? Currently i am using OnePlus X (...
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first time trying to install custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L)

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L) Korean version (Android 4.4) which I want to experiment on I searched for custom ROMs for this model online but I haven't been able to find any I am ...
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HTC Desire bravo custom rom

I have an old rooted HTC Desire gsm version with custom recovery installed. Presently it is running the stock 2.3.3 android provided by htc, but this rom contains no standard apps like maps or gmail, ...
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Updating system app without root and apk install in custom ROM

Custom ROM in Redmi 3S I have installed Gapps(from opengapps) using TWRP recovery. Recently, I got an update from play store for dialer app, but not for messages which released recently. Why message ...
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Not able to tick items in SP Flash Tool after selecting scatter .txt file.How to check Boxes?

I download SP Flash Tool And recovery file zip,extracted recovery zip which contain three files: 1)scatter .txt file 2)recovery image file 3)recovery read me file After that i opened tool.exe and ...
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Using open-source ROM and social network activities

If you install a open-source ROM on your android. Can still an invisible rootkit (from manufacturer) monitor your tweets Invisible means being invisible even in USB connection
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Understanding Partition Size On /proc/partitions

I am trying to build a LineageOS ROM for an unsupported device, i need to get the partition size of the device, I have a rooted device and then went to /proc/partitions via root explorer, and I have ...
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Carbon ROM update fails: Failed to setup flash. Clean /cache and retry

I try to update to the latest Carbon ROM. The check is successful, but the flash fails with "Failed to setup flash. Clean /cache and retry." I already went to Settings > System > System Updates > ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...