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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Problem in flashing custom roms for LAVA-IRIS-ALFA-L [duplicate]

Sir, i want to flash custom rom on my android device Lava Iris Alfa L (lollipop android version) so as to get oreo Android version or Nougat android version, but on internet i can't find any custom ...
0
votes
0answers
454 views

Note 4 SM-N910F Flashing Problems

N910F model which is proving extremely difficult to flash. I firstly flashed the latest Marshmallow UK BTU firmware on it which resulted in a boot loop. I cleared cache partition and wiped data/...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Installing custom ROM in Android studio AVD

Is there any way for installing a custom ROM in Android studio Android emulator? I have Resurrection Remix Naught 7.1 ROM downloaded on my computer. In Android studio, I didn't found any option for ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How do I solve these problems when flashing Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J510FN)?

The Iusse Well, this is normally a simple task but I have a lot of problems. I hope you can help me. To begin, let's explain the situation: I have an SM-J510FN device with firmware from Spain to ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

LG G3 Restart and Shut down automatically

I have LG G3 (D855) and running stock firmware, Someday back my phone start showing invalid sim then i tried same sim with different phone and its working. Now i know there is some fault in phone, i ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Does flashing with stock rom conflict with country specific GSM regulation?

I bought my phone from a telephony provider in my country... After rooting the phone, I noticed some folder or drivers were having the name of my country's telephony regulation council... Since I ...
2
votes
0answers
113 views

mac address collision

The setting: I have two identical phones: Samsung Galaxy S5 neo (SM-G903F). Due to various reasons (in one I tried Lineage OS, the other I had to reinstall) and crashed backups made by TWRP I ended ...
2
votes
2answers
79 views

Where does the term flashing come from?

The term flashing in Android communities seems to be interchangeable with "Install" Because Google's apps are not open source, custom ROMs can't bundle Google's apps -- like Gmail, Hangouts, or the ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

I bought a Phone of Ebay,But now i want to reinstall Android but not sure which one to use?

How do I know what is the correct ROM to install on this phone I want it to go back to stock version which ROM can I use here is an image : [
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Cheating KNOX by cracking stock ROM certificate

I had some thoughts about KNOX and the fact that flashing stock ROM doesn't trip my KNOX flag. I did some research about the topic and I learned that KNOX checks ROM file's certificate or something ...
1
vote
0answers
360 views

Unable to enter download mode on Lg D290n

I have LG L Fino (D290N) and I am not able to start andorid os at all. I have tried to enter recovery mode, but unfortunately I am getting error. Also, I've tried to enter download mode but the same ...
1
vote
0answers
127 views

Galaxy S4 SCH-I545 stuck in Start Up Failed

After using the Official TWRP app to flash TWRP recovery to my Samsung Galaxy S4, I am stuck on a screen that says "Start-Up Failed" and "Secure Fail: Kernel." I think it is because I flashed it to ...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

It's ENTIRELY possible to upgrade or downgrade Android directly from that mobile device with no computer needed? [closed]

I'm wondering if it is at all possible to downgrade my current version of Android on my smartphone from marshmallow to lollipop without the use of a regular computer. Is it able to be downloaded and ...
1
vote
0answers
159 views

LG V10 Mysterious Shutdown Loop

My phone is stuck in the strangest bootloop I've ever encountered. Last night my phone dropped to 0% battery, so I charged it on up and restarted it. I didn't look at it for a while but when I did it ...
1
vote
0answers
330 views

How to reset the touch screen properties, as seen by Android?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 which was started to be buggy and I decided to install a new ROM (Lineage 14.1). I first checked the version of TWRP and saw that there was a new version (I had 3.0, 3.2 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How to flash a factory image onto a Nexus 5x with locked bootloader?

This happened today: I was using my Nexus 5X when it suddenly started rebooting. It got stuck in a bootloop. It would never boot past the Google logo and I couldn't turn it off. I was able to enter ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

[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 ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

Is it possible to install a ROM on /recovery instead of /system?

I am not going to do it, but I just wonder whether it is possible to install a ROM to /recovery and TWRP to /system, so one would normally boot into TWRP and only boot into Android when one performs ...
3
votes
0answers
486 views

Can you flash directly from another Android (no PC, no SD)?

I have an old Android TV box (the ZaapTV 509N) that is useless. It was advertised as a $300 subscription-free streaming service for Arabic channels from overseas, but every 3 years they would force a $...
0
votes
1answer
607 views

Flashing a firmware for SC-02H model on SM-G3950 model of Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge

Problem: I have a phone I bought from HK and using in Japan. It has been working perfectly fine for 2 years until recently when I changed the service provider. Unfortunately, the service provider has ...
-1
votes
1answer
96 views

How can I update the Android of my Tablet? (TITAN Android 4.0.3) It is root

I need help to install another ROM... The tablet says the model is 720F, but in the back cover it says PC7010ME (?) I'm confused... It doesn't have Home button. It has ESC; On/Off; M (Menu) key. ...
1
vote
1answer
850 views

Install Stock Rom on dead screen phone

I am using Iball Andi 4.5 K6 (Android 4.4). Well my phone doesn't have OTG support but has root access. While deleting some bloatware apps I deleted some apps which has made the screen disabled(touch ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Bricked my Infocus m320u

I am stuck with a logo and my phone doesn't boot. I can get its recovery mode but I couldn't find the suitable file for my phone to flash. Fastboot mode doesn't work.now how can I get fixed my mobile
1
vote
0answers
506 views

Bricked Note GT-8013, unable to boot from TWRP recovery (flashes logo for 1-2 secs), nor on normal mode, installed TWRP via both IMG and TAR

I'm running a Samsung Note GT-N8013. One day, my tablet fails to boot, saying that encryption had been unsuccessful; according to this answer, /data has failed to format. I can't reset the device, ...
1
vote
0answers
556 views

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 ...
2
votes
5answers
6k views

Cannot flash factory images to Google Pixel 2 XL

Device: Google Pixel 2 XL (taimen) Carrier: Unlocked (purchased from the Play store) Image: image-taimen-opm1.171019.011.zip Ultimately, I'm trying to root the phone by flashing a batched boot.img ...
1
vote
0answers
648 views

Stuck in boot loop after doing a factory reset, uploading custom firmware (via Odin), rebooting and doing another factory reset

I have the same issue as descibed here. I got the firmware file from here. My phone isn't recognized by my computer when I connect it to USB ports that other devices work with while connected to the ...
0
votes
0answers
469 views

Flashing BLU Life One X2 Mini wiht Stock ROM

I am experimenting with custom ROMs on my BLU Life One X2 Mini and had done the following: Unlock bootloader Root device Install TWRP Create a NANDroid backup And was in the process of wiping the ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

Does all root directory in android os exist in flashing firmware

At the root directory of android os there is some folder such as /acct /root /sys /dev , ... that are not available in firmware structure. by using fastboot to flash firmware There is some mount point ...
3
votes
0answers
99 views

How to know what triggered an apk installation

I have been trying to solve a malware problem for the past couple days in a certain chinese phone (Android system version=6.0), the problem I am facing is that a malware keeps being reinstalled even ...
2
votes
1answer
984 views

How do I root the Samsung Galaxy On7 G600FY (o7lte)

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy On7 G600FY (o7lte) and I'm trying to root it. When I try to root it using cf-autoauto-root, I get a Unsupport dev_type message on the device screen. What I've done ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

Boot animation upside down after new ROM

I have a Wileyfox Spark, for lovers of it, you surely know it comes with CyanogenMod13 OS as it's stock. But you know very well how one might want a more decent Nougat or Oreo based CM14 or CM15 or ...
0
votes
2answers
427 views

How do i flash my android device ROM to uninstall King root 4.8.0?

My android device is a Huawei Ascend G7-L01 I downloaded King root 4.8.0 like one year ago,when i was fed up of it,it tried to uninstall it,didn't work claiming that it is a system app,then i did a ...
0
votes
1answer
921 views

S-On, No OS, UNLOCKED, No TWRP and want to install custom OS on HTC One M8

I have a HTC One M9 and would like to install the cRDroid ROM. When going into the bootloader I see: Software status: Modified UNLOCKED S-ON (Now the options) REBOOT REBOOT TO BOOTLOADER BOOT TO ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

android TV box give error during flashing

I'm trying to flash android 7.1 TV box t6 s905x using USB_burning_Tool_v2.0.6.2 and while I'm trying to do flashing I'm getting following error. [16:19:56 234][HUB1-3][Err]--[0x00000fff]Get key ...
-1
votes
1answer
604 views

How can I check if a lost Android phone has been flashed

My wife lost her OnePlus 3T and after 4 days it's returned by a passerby who found it. Not to sound paranoid, but is it possible the phone was flashed with custom ROM but retains all the data? Can ...
0
votes
1answer
589 views

Why would my /system partition be reset after being resized?

Background: Device: Yu Yureka | CM 12.1(5.1) https://www.gsmarena.com/yu_yureka-6987.php Its been a while since Cyanogen died and I was looking forward to migrate to a newer ROM. Turns out, ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Installing new firmware: PDA,CSC

I bricked my phone, and wanted to reinstall the firmware, but I'm not sure if it is enough that the build number matches or do the PDA and CSC numbers also have to much at all costs? I'm asking this ...
0
votes
1answer
724 views

HTC Desire 616 hard-bricked (dead) after format all + download in sp falsh tool

Recently I have used SP flash tool for flash htc desire 616. I flashed successfully. But I am unable to start the OS. So once again i done "format all+download". But now my phone completely dead. ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

What's the problem with my battery?

Well some people here have came across this question I posted few days ago. I want to inform them that I had to reflash my phone (and I'll edit the details there as recommended by @Izzy) Device: ...
1
vote
1answer
248 views

How to restore my phone, after replacing my systemui with a modded one?

I recently saw a thread about a modded systemui on XDA here and downloaded it. I replaced my present systemui with this one and rebooted my phone. I think that at first the replaced systemui didn't ...
0
votes
1answer
769 views

I can't turn on the phone or enter recovery mode (bootloop)

My Model: Alcaltel OneTouch Pop c7 My Problem: I can't seem to start the phone it is just showing the pop c7 logo and restarting itself I can't open recovery or my turn off button + volume up, or ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

flashing my a3900 lenovo mobile

please house help me I can't flash my lenovo a3900 phone because it can't connect to my Laptop using the usb cable and it keeps hanging and showing "no command" MY usb cable works perfectly.
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Encryption Unsuccessful error

I have an Amazon Kindle Fire 2nd Generation (Tate). A few years ago I installed the Pacman KitKat Rom. Recently I tried installing a few new roms. However I didn't like any of them because they don't ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Possibility of flashing a new ROM to a stolen Nexus

Last weekend a Parisian pickpocket stole my Nexus 5X. Not rooted Locked bootloader (not modified in any way) Fully encrypted (and backed up) Locked (fingerprint/pattern) Updated to Oreo and current ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

Cannot flash Android IoT image for Pico Pro Maker Kit

I got a Pico Pro Maker kit and use a Windows 10 PC. I followed the flashing instructions here. Device Manager detects the kit this way: The device is in fastboot mode, but when I execute the flash-...
1
vote
0answers
147 views

how to completely factory reset my phone without messing it up?

So basically me, the stupid idiot, rooted my phone using Kingroot. Bad choice. Now I want to completely factory reset my phone. My friend suggested flashing it twice and then resetting it. How do I do ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Can one flash an app via custom recovery? and if yes will it become system app?

i was wondering if we could flash/install an app through custom recovery like we do with gapps and other stuff. The thing is that I wanted to have an app as system app without rooting it. So I came ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Stock rom installation using twrp?

I have a rooted Huawei G Play Mini. Boot loader is unlocked. Also, I have custom recovery (TWRP) installed. And, I need to upgrade my phone from lollipop to marshmallow. But, I do not have stock ...
0
votes
1answer
719 views

SP flash tool not starting

I'm trying to flash my Micromax Canvas A1 (AQ4501). I'm following this guide. As per the instruction, when I click on download I should connect my phone. Now, my device gets detected by Windows (see ...