The best things about Androids are the availability of Custom ROM facility in the phones. The stock ROM that is present in Android phones can be replaced by Custom ROM that you can design on you own. Custom ROM has better facilities as if it has better battery performance, improved battery and it can work for longer hours at a go. However, before proceeding for Custom ROM, it is necessary to keep a backup of all the information and documents in your phone because all of your information will be deleted from your phone. Following things are needed which can help in following the guide:
- Unlocked bootloader
- Custom recovery
- GA Apps
- Custom ROM
You need to follow the steps to install custom ROM on your Android:
Downloading a ROM
The first task is to find the right kind of ROM for your device. You should check that the ROM format matches perfectly with your phone. There are many Android devices, which need different kinds of ROM facilities. Choose the ROM, which is completely compatible with your device so that you do not need to change it repeatedly. Once you find the right ROM for your device, you are required to download the ZIP. File. GA Apps and ROM should be kept in the SD card.
Find the Custom ROM
- Launch your Internet browser and go to the andrdcndy.blogspot website.
- On the main navigation bar, select the brand of your Android device. (Skip all ads).
- Click on your model’s image.
- You will see a list of ROMs below the image. Just click on the name of the ROM (hyperlink) you want to download and you’ll be redirected to the developer’s site.
- You should be able to download it from there.
Keeping the Boot in recovery
To boot into recovery, you must press the recovery buttons together. The exact button should be pressed or else the result can be disastrous. Normally, in most Android devices, the button is Hold Vol Down + Power for 5 seconds. Once you are in the recovery system screen, you can find the reboot system now button which you need to click.
Flash of ROM
After the procedure of rebooting, you need to go ahead and install button. The installing is done from the SD card where you have saved the ZIP. File. You need to select the Rom file that you have chosen. Proceed next to flash the ROM file. You will be provided with a list of options from where you need to select the appropriate place where you will want to save the file.
Clearing of the cache
Cache in phones can make the phone quite slow and it might not function properly. Once, you have completed with installing of the Custom ROM , come out from the screen and clear all the cache that can cause hindrance to your phone. When you clear all cache, then there are no chances of your phone being attacked by virus and it will retain its normal speed.
This is the normal procedure that you should follow to flash ROM and install Custom ROM. There might be specific requirements for each type of device and you should follow the specific needs of devices. You can find the list of software for various devices and you should go with the procedural steps. The device’s XDA forum is necessary to be checked to know the kinds of software available.