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Questions tagged [stock-rom]

Questions specific to stock ROMs (i.e. the "official" ones from manufacturers/providers of the device).

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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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How do I install OS in Andriod phone without using fastboot and TWRP?

I've tried to upgrade the rom in MOTO G4 Plus using TWRP version of 3.2.1.0 and during installation process I wiped out the existing android 7.0.1 without backup(understood the cost of backups now). ...
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GS4 - Stuck in a bootloop on stock ROM

SGH-I337 I got recently is stuck in a bootloop. Itll post and then attempt booting and stay on the screen forever. As this phone is completely stock and never touched so usb debugging is not enabled. ...
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Can user data be recovered after formatting and flashing stock ROM?

I am exchanging my old Android L phone for a new one. I have formatted the whole phone including bootloader and flashed its stock ROM using SP Flash Tool twice. I hope my data has been overwritten. ...
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Bringing back a Moto E4 XT1768 from the dead

I have a Motorola Moto E4 XT1768. Last year I rooted it and installed TWRP. I haven't been able to install OTA updates since. More recently I replaced the screen with a 3rd party replacement. It ...
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How can I factory-restore a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN?

What I have: I have a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN which ran out of storage and basically hung itself up. There is no data I want to recover, but I want to install either a stock ROM or (preferably) ...
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Samsung Android Source Code — Captive Portal Handling

Does anybody know where I can look at finding the source code for the modified version of Android that Samsung devices seem to be running? The reason I ask is because i'm trying to figure out ...
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TWRP loop after factory reset from stock android on moto m

I just used the factory reset from the android backup and reset option to reset my moto m. But there seems to be a problem. It automatically restarted into TWRP, so I did a factory reset from there ...
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Ambient display on odexed roms

I'm running on 5.1.1 odexed stock rom... Is there a way I can get ambient display on my device without xposed ☺.. Also can I install xposed after deodexing my rom coz it got into bootloop when I ...
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Need urgent help in fixing soft-bricked Moto G5s

I was trying to root my Moto G5s. I did a mistake while flashing twrp, I flashed cedric instead of montana. As a result, whenever I reboot, I am getting error: Start Up Failed: Your device didn't ...
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unable to flash stock rom in swipe elite plus

I'm trying to flash MIUI 8 on my Swipe Elite Plus. It fails and the is device not booting; it's stuck into the Videocon boot logo. After that I successfully flashed the Swipe Elite Plus stock ROM, in ...
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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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What is the difference between Factory Images and Full OTA Images on the Android download site?

On the Android Developer site you can download Factory Images or Full OTA Images. What are the exact differences between them?
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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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Unable to wipe cache and install ROMs on Samsung SM-A720F (A7 2017)

I got a notification for a newer version of Android available for my mobile. So I just downloaded and installed it. Everything was fine until I saw my screen was freezing. Home and back buttons worked ...
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Reinstall a new OS on zigo nebula 6.9 tablet

I have no idea about hardware, installing and configuring Android OS. I have Zigo nebula 6.9 tablet, which has MediaTek 1.3 GHz Dual Core - Cortex-A7 processor and 512MB ram. The tablet's OS is ...
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A/B (Seamless) update device questions

The internal storage of each Android device is separated into partitions such as system and boot. Most devices have only a single copy of each partition, but devices that support seamless updates have ...
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After flashing TWRP, device no longer boots

I just got a device running Android 7.1.1 (an BQ Aquaris X5 Plus to be precise). Fine device, and all – unlocking the bootloader was as easy as enabling bootloader unlock in settings, and running ...
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Updating system app without root and apk install in stock ROM

I need to update system apps like phone, contacts etc without installing apk or rooting. Is this possible? Stock ROM in Moto X4 How can I update my phone, contact etc with latest version from moto? ...
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Return to stock HTC m7spr

hello I have a htc m7 and I unlocked the bootloader and installed a custom recovery twrp 3.2.1.0 and I want to go back to stock rom, recovery and relock the bootloader. can someone guide me through ...
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Flashing update.zip signed with OEM keys return “failed to verify whole-file signature”

I have an update.zip which include an APK in the system/priv-app/ folder, a boot and shutdown animations and an SSH server among other things. I have the private and public keys of the OEM who sold me ...
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Power Off issue in MTK6582 device

I have Micromax Canvas 2 Colors which is a MTK6582 device launched in 2014 with Android KitKat. Due to some errors I decided to flash its stock ROM again. But after flashing unusual behaviour is being ...
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Rooting - Moto G XT1064 Potentially Fully Bricked

Long story short, I tried to get my phone running LineageOS back to it's stock firmware and made a few errors along the way. I no longer have TWRP or any other recovery, and I can't boot the phone up, ...
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Why flashing a ROM causes the IMEI to go 'generic' -sometimes (even if it's a stock ROM)?

the story I'll tell you will help you with the answer. One year ago, my dad's phone (Galaxy Note 3) had many issues (because the phone was rooted and something messed up the system files). I've tried ...
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How to flash stock ROM on numerous android devices?

My company imports phones from many different countries but they need to be flashed with the region specific ROM in order for them to be used here. As we import by the thousands, we are looking for ...
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Can we install Oppo's ColorOS 5.0 software on Oppo A37F phone which has ColorOS 3.2 ?

https://www.oppo.com/in/coloros/ I am using a older version. So, just like how we flash rom can we flash Oppo's latest ColorOS rom on old Oppo phones? Please mention the steps if we can. Thanks in ...
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Change ROM Samsumg S7 Edge

I have a Samsung s7 Edge cell phone, I bought it in the US with the Verizon company, I returned to Mexico and I am working with the Telcel company, the model is GS G935V, my question is: I Can install ...
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How to get a rid from “Warning: Camera failed” error?

I have a Samsung Galaxy J7. It's camera was destroyed by an accident. So everytime I open camera, snapchat etc apps it shows "Warning: Camera failed". For a reason I need my phone to take at least a ...
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[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 ...
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How can an “official” ROM be verified?

I'd like to substitute the brand ROM on an huawei p10 with the official ROM one can find in the popular xda forum or alike. I'm a bit paranoid in this regard so, in order to be reasonably sure no ...
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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 ...
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Rooting Stock Wileyfox Spark CM13 OS

Has anybody in this world ever succeeded rooting this device? Tried, all One Click apps, Desktop Tools, Recovery Flash: Kingroot says Not Adaptable Kingoroot says Error code 0x00... Others say try ...
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Is there an official Google Apps package?

So I understand that I need to flash the gapps package after installing a custom Android distro (ROM). In that case, is there an official google apps package? If so, why should I rely on competing ...
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LG G6 H870 - Stock firmware version

I have unlocked my H870 and installed custom ROM (LineageOS 14.1), but the ROM was missing some features that I require. So I want to install stock ROM and lock it down again, I need a mobile devices ...
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Data partition with 23GB only shows 8GB when mounted

I have a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, and I was finding strange that the storage manager showed that the system was filling 20GB of the 32GB internal storage, so I went to dig a little further into this. ...
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How do vendors flash ROM in Android phones during manufacture?

When Android phones are manufactured, during their factory state they are just an electronic hardware with no piece of software in them. How does a vendor install its stock ROM if those new phones ...
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Help while installing stock rom.zip

While installing the stock rom the steps include Open TWRP Clean Cache system data Install stock rom When I clean the system data the stock rom zip that I have kept in the sd card also gets deleted. ...
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TWRP fails to flash stock ROM (invalid zip)

I have a sprint samsung galaxy s5 (g900P) I am a mac user without access to a PC (no odin). I have TWRP recovery installed. I am currently running lineage OS (nougat) I need to return to stock (the ...
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Google Apps - can be uninstalled and replaced by your own preferred system applications

Can we all change the basic system apps installed on our phones? (e.g. contacts, phone, messaging etc.) And replacing it with new applications that can't harm and destroy the phone's stock rom?
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Missing profile pic after repair - Android 7.0

Anyone know how to get rid of the blue profile pic circle and replace with my Google one on Android 7? The trick used to be to turn on contact sync on Google plus and clear contacts cache, but I can'...
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PLEASE HELP E: failed to mount /cache (No such file or directory)

I have a problem every time I turn on my phone (Karbonn Sparkle V) and I tried to google to solution and I couldn't find any E: failed to mount /efs (No such file or directory) E: failed to mount /...
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Removing verification scripts from a stock ROM

I'm not really familiar with Android development so I'm not sure how to go about this, sorry if those questions are basic. I have successfully flashed a TWRP recovery on my MTK6797 phone (UMI Z Pro) ...
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Flashtool gives DOWNLOAD OK but the tablet is not booting anyway

I flashed the firmware with SP FLASH TOOL and it gived me DOWNLOAD OK, but I cannot boot the tablet anyway Mediatek: MT8163 Android: 6.0
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Dangers of modifying a manufacturer firmware

I have a device that uses UBIFS instead of YAFFS, and the system partition is truly read-only. As a result, I can only modify the system partition by completely reflashing it. My device is also not ...
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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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C7 SM-C7000 pit file analysis

I got a C7 SM-C7000 from China. Now I'm trying to install a Hong Kong firmware on it and of course got the partition size error in Odin. I searched around and found one pit file for my model Hong Kong....
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com.android.phone has stopped working after manually upgrading Verizon LG G3 (VS985) to Marshmallow using LGUP tool

I manually upgraded my LG VS985 to marshmallow from Kitkat using the LGUP tool and the LG Stock Rom for Verizon (LG VS985 Firmware VS98547A_01_0314_ARB01.kdz). After booting it just keeps showing ...
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How do I disable weird lockscreen camera shortcut in Emotion UI 4?

Device: Huawei Mate 8 EU (NXT-L29), EMUI 4. When my phone is locked and I press volume down or up quickly, camera app opens, takes a photo and displays on the screen a time I don't know the meaning ...
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I have an unrooted stock Xperia Z Ultra, should the LED turn off when the battery is fully charged?

I got an Xperia Z Ultra unrooted and still running on the stock ROM (Android Lollipop 5.1.1). My question is, when I'm charging it and the battery reaches 100%, is the LED indicator light supposed to ...
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Restoring system partition in TWRP

I've got an android phone running Android 6.0, with TWRP, Xposed, Busybox & SuperSU installed on it (Not systemlessly though). Before I changed anything on the device, I temporarily booted into ...