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How to restore the stock firmware to the Asus Zenfone 2?

I found out how to do it with the official firmware from asus.com. I'll post this for the benefit of all sentient beings future readers with the same problem. I'm writing this in a very beginner-...
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How can I remove these apps from my device?

You can't remove those apps from firmware without root but you can uninstall any system app for current user or any user using ADB. Assuming ADB is installed and PATH is set if not you can do it with ...
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Compatibility problems with x86 phone?

It's mostly games that might be incompatible with x86. Typically, apps have no reason to use the NDK unless they has special performance or graphics requirements, and their libraries might only be ...
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Allow instant boot after phone with empty battery is connected to power

tl:dr Mobile devices unlike laptops are not designed to run off the charger, without a battery (there are exceptions of some devices, way back). A fully discharged battery is as good as no battery, ...
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Is wiping the data partition totally unnecessary after this adb fail and stock restore?

Analyzing the InstallXposedFramework.bat script tells us the reason behind the script failure. The content of the script follows: @echo off set adb=files\adb.exe echo ' echo ' echo ' Connecting ...
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Why does one type of tethering obstruct MTP while another doesn't?

It's probably because ClockworkMod Tether is using a different USB mode (getprop sys.usb.config) which has MTP mode enabled too. native USB tethering: sys.usb.state = rndis,adb (where rndis is the ...
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Zenfone 2 Deluxe custom rom - question about model variants

ZE551ML, Z00A, Z00AD and Z00AD* (A/B/C) refers to the same device, as evident on ASUS' support page: The custom ROM community would refer to this device as Z00A. Look for ROMs targeting this codename....
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Compatibility problems with x86 phone?

I did buy it. So far, all apps * (root or not) and six out of eight Xposed modules I have tried have worked. This is a somewhat small sample, because I haven't tested any apps I don't use myself. ...
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How can I remove these apps from my device?

You cannot uninstall them as they are system apps. But if you can root your device then you can permanently uninstall them and all other bloatwares. You can root your device by installing Magisk (...
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Can't enable System UI Tuner

It seems that the System Tuner UI was removed starting with LineageOS 14.1, see this reddit post. The settings which were to be found there are claimed to be integrated with the standard settings – ...
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Will flashing stock firmware also restore the stock recovery?

Flashing: Not the rude one, the android one! honestly, You should flash the 198,to ensue you get the right files. You might need to unlock the bootloader again, but I doubt it. Also, to answer the ...
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How can I get my recovery back?

You can flash the stock recovery through fastboot. The complete guide for flashing is here
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Getting toast message with text sending

Turns out that it was the Sim ToolKit that was showing the toast notification. I have recently switched to a Reliance Jio Sim (India), which has free unlimited calls and 4G data until December! Now ...
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After Factory Reset - Please Sign in using one of the owner's account for this device - Asus Zenfone 2

This issue resolved in the next 48 hours of resetting my mobile. The reason for this issue was changing my Gmail password before resetting my mobile. If we changed the password we needs to want for 48 ...
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What is meant by "RAW" firmware?

RAW is just the archive format used by the Asus flasher (as opposed to ZIP, EXE, IMG, KDZ, etc.). If you're using the Asus flash tool (AFT) and you downloaded a .raw file, you should be all set. AFT ...
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Android x86 official

First of all, what do you mean by official? You mean released by Google? And no, the firmware on Asus's x86 Android devices are certainly not the same builds released by Android x86. All Android ...
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/data/logs/modemcrash is huge and growing

This runaway modemcrash log bug was introduced by an OTA firmware update, became fairly famous, and was eventually fixed by another OTA update (I forgot the date) with a description of something like "...
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