Questions tagged [rom-flashing]

Flashing is the process of writing a firmware image (and the root file-system) to the memory of an Android device

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How to make full stock ROM backup before rooting and recover from image if bricked while rooting?

I want to root.my mobile device but as I googled it's risk to brick so all suggested to take.backup of original.partitins devices to recover it back. As I understand that backup partitions is a ...
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how to flash recover file on mmcblk0.img adb pull command?

I took full backup of my mobile with adb pull mmcblk0 but how can i write back push back or recover from it is these files sparse free as whenever i backup from dd if comman and tried to ...
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Android SM-A01F5 Stuck on boot loader

after attempting to flash the device using Odin3 I've got an issue. got a Samsung SM-A01F5 Device which has the following issues: Can't enter Download Mode Can't use FastBoot to flash the device ...
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Not able to flash OPPO A53 with QFIL

I am using QFIL tool to flash OPPO A53 in window10 .I can see the final output in QFIL as Downloaded successfully. But mobile isn't flashed.I found error in QFIL logs. **ERROR: ReadPort:5915 Could not ...
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How to root Gabb Wireless Z2?

I have a Gabb Wireless which is an Android that is programmed to be "dumb". By "dumb", I mean it only has core apps such as Settings, Phone, Messaging, etc. I like it because it is ...
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Redmi Note 5 Pro - unable to flash TWRP

I am trying to flash the LineageOS on my Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred). Initially, I used Windows 10 for the Xiaomi Unlock Tool. However, the Xiaomi Unlock Tool did not detect my device. So, I used this ...
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Write to device failed (no link / unknown error / too many links)

I am trying to flash twrp to my ZTE Axon 7 but until now I just keep getting errors every time I try to flash something. Device is already wiped and bootloader unlocked. I am in fastboot mode, I also ...
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Redmi note 3 showing enter code to unlock. After successive reboot

Redmi note 3 asking for password after successive rebooting the phone and i couldnt enable the password or any locking mathod in phone. After rebooting the screen gets more brighter and this massage ...
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Flashing without a firmware

I received a second handed tablet recently, but it came with a custom formware that had some problems. I proceeded to remove it and flashed the stock one but came across two problems. If I try with ...
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Wifi, mobile data, bluetooth isn't working after flashing stock rom

So I have an Asus ROG phone 2 device which was stuck into boot loop before. To get rid of that situation, I flashed the stock rom, and wiped user data by going to recovery mode. But for some reason, ...
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Is it possible to install Android Gingerbread on a Galaxy Nexus?

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Nexus from years ago and I was wondering whether it's possible to flash an older Android version like Gingerbread on it using a custom ROM. Since it was originally ...
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How to flash Huawei P30 firmware via PC?

I need info on how to flash Huawei P30 rom without sd card via PC. Please help.
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How to fix Huawei P30 “Getting Package info Failed Error”?

I am trying to fix my Huawei P30 (Android 10) which gets stuck in recovery mode. I tried to fix it by using eRecovery but I get the error "Get Package info failed". Around the internet, I ...
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Redmi Note 8 Pro flatly refuses to boot into TWRP

Before we start, just want to make it clear that I am aware how easy it is to brick this device, and have decided to go ahead rooting and installing a custom ROM anyway. My goal currently is to use ...
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Cannot Flash TWRP to Pixel 5

I am having trouble flashing TWRP to my Pixel 5. The error message I get is Not allowed to flash (recovery). When I try looking up the answer, it says the bootloader isn't unlocked. Yet... it is. ...
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Can I downgrade my Nexus One from Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) to Android 2.2 (Froyo)? [duplicate]

So I was wondering whether it's possible to downgrade my old Nexus One which is currently on gingerbread back to Froyo. If so, how do I go about this? I don't know much about downgrading on Android, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 stuck at Samsung Logo after custom rom

I had this Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3. Since Youtube didn't open as it required an update but the play store said it is up to date(i usually use it to watch youtube), I planned to install ...
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Is it possible to unbrick an Allwinner Adroid tablet?

A few months ago I got my hands on a cheap allwinner tablet. I wanted to experiment with running linux on it, but in the process of my experimentation I (stupidly) deleted/overwrote both the /boot and ...
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Smasung Galaxy A51 stuck in bootloop, recognized by adb, not responding to adb commands

I have a Samsung Galaxy A51 that is stuck in a Boot-loop. Phone was originally water damaged, but worked until my Dad tried to charge it. I replaced the inside part of the phone with the USB port. ...
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How to reflash Htc Desire 628 properly?

I tried to reflash my Htc Desire 628 using fastboot, but got following log: PS D:\platform-tools> fastboot oem rebootRUU OKAY [ 0.042s] Finished. Total time: 0.043s PS D:\platform-tools> ...
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Nexus 7 2013 WiFi (flo) freezes and/or bootloops when booting TWRP

I unlocked my Nexus 7 2013 WiFi (flo)'s bootloader and flashed the latest TWRP (3.5.1_9-0 at the time of writing), but now it freezes on the boot/splash screen and reboots after waiting. I can use adb ...
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Htc desire 628 bootloop in recovery mode after flashing TWRP

I flashed my phone with twrp, tried to enter recovery mode through the bootloader, but now it's on endless boot, how can I fix that? In download mode: hTC download mode *** UNLOCKED *** ...
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Emdoor EM TS809 Dead Boot - KCOLO point wanted to revive

Flashing with a bad firmware to this tablet became completely unresponsive and does not switch on. M/B marks report that is created from Emdoor and its model is EM TS809. https://www.globalsources.com/...
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Android tablet, how to disable kiosk mode or install new firmware

I am new to the android programming world. I own an iQR70 device from MLS that is using -if I read well- the kiosk mode for its own application called MAIC (something like Amazon's Alexa a virtual ...
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Heimdall Error (PIT file)

I a have a PC running Lubuntu 16.04.06. I installed heimdall 1.4.1 in order to flash a custom recovery. It always fails to download the PIT file, part #16 to be specific. I tried multiple devices and ...
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Samsung bootloader unlock but failed to flash custom rom

I go to Settings > About Phone > Software Information then tap the Build number 7 times to enable Developer Options. Then I connected my device to the internet and go to Settings > Developer ...
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What does “NOS-production: no” mean?

I recently bought a refurbished unlocked Pixel 3 XL to replace my aging, cracked, broken one of the same model. It came with the bootloader unlocked so I decided to lock it because I didn't like the ...
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How can I clean flash Moto C Plus (xt1723) rom? [closed]

Where can I find a legit Moto C Plus xt1723 (EU) rom and how can I make sure it's good? Is there a way to clean flash without removing TWRP? What's the simplest way to do it? How can I then root it?...
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What is my overseas Hardware and how to Flash it?

My phone was bought online and it came from overseas. Various benchmarks have determined that my phone's Android system and hardware does not match the description given on the site or the About Phone ...
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Nexus 5 not appearing in fastboot devices menu

I'm attempting to flash Android 4.4.4 KitKat onto my old Nexus 5, but when I run the fastboot devices command, it does not show my device's serial number. When I try doing the ADB sideload command ...
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Stuck on Mi Flash for an hour now

Hi, I'm stuck on the following line in Miflash for over an hour now: [20:58:19 3825d80]:MiFlash 2018.5.28.0 [20:58:19 3825d80]:Thread id:12 Thread name:3825d80 [20:58:19 3825d80]:image path:D:\...
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Doogee N20pro TEE/Google key not write

I have been trying to flash GSI (Havoc) rom to my Doogee N20 pro. Unfortunately something went wrong and i found myslelf in boot loop without any possibility to enter any mode with any key combination....
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How to make sparse image file from original firmware?

I accidently erased /system partition and now have my Gionee S10C phone bricked. I downloaded original firmware, but I can see series of system image files.(This firmware is to be used by Qualcomm ...
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does flashing phone are harmful

.I am facing display burn in problem in my device (realme 6).I have a warranty. so I go to realme service centre to solve this problem. they want to flashing my phone and input new software(official ...
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Adb sideload flashing file type recovery or fastboot

I want to flash rom through Adb sideload I am confused with zip.file used in sideload. is it recovery file or fastboot file? I am downloaded both from https://xiaomifirmwareupdater.com/miui/lavender/...
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How to fix completely non-functioning Gionee S10C Android phone?

My phone is Gionee S10C and I have Android 7.1.1 installed on it. I was going to upgrade the Android version to 10, but Gionee no longer provides OS updates(Not sure whether the company even exists ...
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Cant adopt sd card to internal on Huawei Y6 2018

Hi i have a huawei Y6 2018 and i cant adopt my sd card into internal. My phone is rooted and i used the app Root Essentials. It asked me to flash a Plugin (ASPlugin). I Tried to do that but i got the ...
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Flashing Asus Zenfone via Sideload

I have an Asus ZenFone V V520KL that I want to flash. This model is Verizon exclusive and the bootloader cannot be unlocked through adb/fastboot, making the process a pain in the neck. Searching in ...
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my device got a ROM flash by the seller prior to my purchase?

I bought a Galaxy Tab S6 a few days ago and I am going to verify if it is really brand-new. Some facts: The production date of this device is in July 2020 and my purchase date is in February 2021. ...
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is RPMB Fuse Set a factory state?

I bought a Galaxy Tab S6 and I'm going to verify if it is really brand-new. I personally haven't alter the device and the above picture is from this device's Download mode screen immediately after my ...
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KnoxGuard Status is PRENORMAL ; What are the causes?

What could be the possible causes of KG (KnoxGuard) being Prenormal? We know that flashing unofficial binaries can do that. It is factory state due to probable Samsung policy change June 2020. https:...
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How we can know from Download Mode screen if device (Galaxy Tab S6) is factory-new?

[] download screen for my Tab S61 Picture above is from my Tab S6's download screen. Do you see any clue showing that this device is not brand-new? For example anything that should be locked but not ...
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How can I relock my Xiaomi bootloader without bricking the phone?

I unlocked the bootloader on my Xiaomi Mi A1, and it boots fine. However, after I relocked it (using the top answer here) and rebooted, the phone flashed the white Android loading screen then went ...
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How to know if mediatek vcom drivers is installed on my pc

I've just installed mediatek vcom driver on my pc, to use it in flashing mediatek based firmwares. But is there any way I can know if it truly installed on my pc without plugging a mediatek phone for ...
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I cant find firmware for RCA Tab voyager android go edition

In my tab's recent update it does run to problem the first thing I got was the tab never opens to the main screen(ui) it just stacked to manufacture logo page then after a week instead of stacking it ...
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Is it possible to get vendor-specific files (e.g. drivers) from a phone and use them in combination with AOSP?

I was wondering whether it's possible to get these files, because to use AOSP on a device, you need these even just to boot. They aren't publicly available from some vendors (IIRC Google provides them?...
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How to emulate any android version in linux?

i was trying to emulate Android 5.0 (LRX21T) in linux, i downloaded the rom but i didn't find any good emulator, there is anyone that supports any version of android ? is that possible ?
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Samsung Galaxy M11 and Samsung Galaxy M01s not able to install 64bit apps from google play store even while having 64bit chipsets

Samsung Galaxy M11 has a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 chipset while the Samsung Galaxy M01s has a Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset. Going to their websites, on Qualcomm and Mediatek respectively, ...
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Is it possible to flash a custom ROM (say Lineage OS) with adb/fastboot? [duplicate]

i have TWRP recovery installed, but i am looking for a way to flash the zip (after extracting) directly with fastboot. Is it possible?
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How to recover glitching Galaxy S9?

The bad Last week I totaled a Galaxy S9's screen which I owned for over two years. I liked the phone so I headed up on Facebook market to look for another one. I discovered a phone that I liked and ...

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