Tagged: custom rom

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How to Install Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery! [FAILPROOF METHOD]

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.

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What is an Android Custom ROM?

What is a custom ROM and Why install it?

Custom ROM is a modified Android Operating System so you can get extra features from your phone otherwise not possible on stock.  Think of it as upgrading your tiny wheels on your rice beater to 21” rims, or maybe even putting a Corvette engine in it.

So, what features can custom ROM bring you?
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AOKP MR1 Milestone 1 is Now Available! [Custom ROM]

For those of you with a rooted Android smartphone or tablet, you are in luck as AOKP Team has finally released the very first stable Android 4.2.2 version today dubbed “MR1 Milestone 1” for many different Android devices including Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Droid Razr, and many more.

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What is AOSP?

Probably the most common question I get these days is, “what is AOSP?”

Well, AOSP stands for “Android Open Source Project”.  Basically, AOSP refers to Google’s Android operating system.

Now, what does AOSP mean for rooting and custom ROMs?

You probably have seen “AOSP” ROMs versus TouchWiz, Sense, MotoBlur, etc…etc…