Having trouble installing an Android 6.0 Marshmallow or Android 7.0 Nougat custom ROM? Our failproof method for TWRP has worked flawless for many phones on Lollipop but with Marshmallow you may still have FC (force closing) problems when installing a custom ROM.
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For those of you who want to install custom ROM using TWRP recovery, here’s a fail-proof method that will make your new custom ROM boot every time (in my experience).
The only difference between the usual method and this one is that we will also be formatting /system partition, which if not formatted sometimes causes bootloops when installing new custom ROM.
Want to install the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow official firmware on your Nexus 5, 6, 7, or 9? You can use this method if you already have a rooted device with unlocked bootloader.
Step 1. Download fastboot.zip, USB drivers (for Windows), 7Zip (for extracting the firmware files), and the latest Nexus firmware for your model.
Xposed Installer is an essential app required to run various different Xposed Modules/Apps to add extra functionality to your Android device such as enabling tablet mode using Xposed App Settings, cloaking root through Root Cloak, or cheat in Pokemon Go using Pokemon Go Hack. In fact, some of you use it so much that you even refuse to upgrade to Lollipop. Xposed Installer has actually been available for awhile now and they actually work for most Android devices on Lolllipop including Android 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.1, and 5.1.1.
For those of you who want to install the new Oxygen OS on the OnePlus One Android smartphone, you will first need to root your phone.
To root your OnePlus One, follow our guide on How to Root OnePlus One first then come back to this tutorial.
For those of you who want to install custom ROMs on your Android smartphone or tablet, you will want to certainly learn how to backup and restore ROM. This will work on most Android smartphones with TWRP recovery installed including Galaxy Note 4/3/2/1, S5/S4/S3/S2, Note Edge, HTC One, Nexus 6/5/4/7/10, and many more.
For those of you with a Sprint Galaxy phone like the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, or the Note 3, did you know you can also enjoy more custom ROMs by installing Verizon custom ROMs?
We’ve always thought this process took a bit of coding and porting from Verizon ROMs to Sprint ROMs but in my recent findings show that you can actually get Verizon ROMs working on Sprint Galaxy phones fairly easily by adding APN and using 3rd-party SMS app to get MMS send working.
For those of you with a Galaxy Android device like AT&T Galaxy S5 that has a locked bootloader, you are stuck to using Safestrap recovery instead of the normal CWM or TWRP recovery.
For Safestrap users, did you know you can install most T-Mobile/international ROMs on your AT&T phone?
For those of you who have been installing custom ROMs on your Android device using CWM Recovery, did you know you can use ROM Manager to automate the process?
ROM Manager app allows you to easily install ROMs without rebooting into CWM Recovery manually and automates the process of installing custom ROMs or even just zip files (like MODs).