Questions tagged [stock-rom]

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

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My model is G9xxxN, and if I download G9xxxf Stock rom , what would happen? BTW my phone is s10

If I download a different model stock ROM in my phone, what will happen? My model is G9xxxN, and if I download G9xxxf, what would happen? BTW my phone is s10 I have g973n but I didn't have any carrier ...
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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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Change Chinese Gionee S10B to Global version

I think my Gionee S10B was made for Chinese consumers. It has lots of functions for Chinese customers in Chinese writing, but I am not Chinese and it is not really cool seeing lots of Chinese on my ...
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Stock rom after magisk

I have got samsung galaxy a8 2018 device. I rooted my phone with this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYYyxWH3xew Several days later I downloaded stock rom in sammobile. I flashed stock rom to ...
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Rooting a phone that doesn't have stock rom download on the internet

I've posted here here earlier about me needing help to restore a system application that I uninstalled using adb. After trying for the entire day with no solution I've decided to download Bromite as ...
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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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How to install recovery image with fastboot? (Asus zenfone go 5.5 zb551kl)

I have an old phone "Asus Zenfone go TV zb551kl" and I am trying to fix it so I can give it to my nephew. It had a problem where the only thing that it can load is the "fastboot". ...
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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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Can Easter Egg prove phone has Stock Android 10 ROM?

I purchased a brand new LG-K51. I previously had a cyber stalker who had control of every device I owned for over 2 years. (I didnt realize my laptop was affected & continued to plug every new ...
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Which phones have the purest Android?

I'm looking for phones with stock Android. I was able to find articles on the internet, but they mention mostly new phones, and I'm more interested in older (cheaper) versions. I have Google Pixel (...
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Help with flashing stock ROM on Nokia 3.1 (Mediatek MT6750)

I got my Nokia 3.1 in a bit of a weird situation trying to flash the stock ROM. I feel like it's a lost cause, but since I can still boot in recovery mode, there may still be a solution, I will ...
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Kinzie - Modify custom rom to enable VOLTE support

I'm a newbie to Android and Custom ROM in general. I was able to flash a workable custom rom (Android 7.0) on my Moto X Force by following steps from xda-developer. So basically the device Moto X ...
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How to root a HTC U12 Life without source code?

I have HTC U12 life. The problem is that, I want to root it, but I just cannot find its source code anywhere: no stock rom and no source kernel. Nothing. Neither on official resources nor on regular ...
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Can't find stock rom for rooting

I want to root this phone (HTC U12 life) but cannot find source rom for it. I've checked a ton of websites (including htcdev) but found nothing. It looks like, this phone has been forsaken for a while ...
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How to modify CSC file of samsung sm-j500fn?

My phone origin is the UK and I am in Sri Lanka now. My phone modemst1, modemst2 were reset and also I forgot to backup. dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/modemst1 dd if=/dev/zero of=/...
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What is the difference between fastboot command flashing and flashing using a flash tool(like mi flash tool flashing)?

BACKGROUND Xiaomi has its own Mi Flash Tool in which we select the .bat and flash. But if we use fastboot commands then we only need system.img, boot.img, recovery.img, cache.img and userdata.img ...
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Help in Reverting Nokia X RM-980 to STOCK ROM

I have a NOKIA X RM-980 mobile phone and I desired to install a custom ROM on it. I had choose Lovi OS 2.0 Update 1 (Unofficial-LoviOS-2.0pa.zip) + (TWRP-3.0.0-0-normandy-X.img) . After that I ...
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Formatted whole Flash

i perfomed a format whole flash on my leagoo kiicaa android device using SP flashtool, after that i flashed the firmware file on it and it was successful. but the phone would not power on or show any ...
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how to delete system apps from stock rom before flashing in windows

I want to remove apps from stock rom. Tool that I used is "MTK extractor". I unpacked system.img using MTK exractor tool, after unpacking I got "system " folder. One youtube tutorial told me if I ...
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How to flash stock ROM using TWRP on Tecno Spark K7, leaving TWRP intact

What are the right steps of flashing stock ROM using TWRP (Tecno Spark K7, Android 7.0 Nougat, TWRP v3.0.2), and still have TWRP Recovery on the phone, after the process. I already have the phone ...
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Please help with Stock/Custom Rom for Bluboo s8a

I was trying to root bluboo s8a with TWRP following this tutorial When I reached step 2 of installing the ROM with sp flash tools, the ROM installed up to the end but the phone stopped powering (doesn'...
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Is ROM of both P60 & P70 variant of Realme 3 same?

Realme 3 (a device by oppo) is available in the market in two variants - with Mediatek P60 and Mediatek P70 chipsets.Global variant comes with P60 and Indian variant comes with P70 Model no of P60 is ...
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Launcher preference not persistent between reboots

I recently purchased the BLU Vivo One Plus 2019, which runs Android Oreo (8.1). After installing kiss launcher and setting as my default launcher, I rebooted my device and the launcher reset back to ...
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What's the correct stock ROM for my unlocked Moto E5 Play?

So I was working on backing up my phone after installing TWRP so that I could restore it if it had an issue, but it had an issue. It thinks its decrypted and I can't get it to boot, wiping does ...
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Flashing stock LG firmware in GNU/Linux?

I'm looking for a way to flash stock LG firmware for the LG M700DSK (Q6) in GNU/Linux. I have tried running LG UP though Wine though it doesn't seem to open the installer for LG 8998 USB DLL. The LG ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...