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Default So, I decided to test custom roms...

I want to test custom roms for my galaxy s3 which has the latest version of Android 4.1.2 which happens to be xxemg4 if I recall correctly with xxemg3 modem since it is greek version. My question is: can I simply flash a rom that is the same android version as mine (4.1.2)?

Also , when I get to flash a rom, apart from my apps, cache, and dalvik cache is anything else wiped?

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I want to test custom roms for my galaxy s3 which has the latest version of Android 4.1.2 which happens to be xxemg4 if I recall correctly with xxemg3 modem since it is greek version. My question is: can I simply flash a rom that is the same android version as mine (4.1.2)?

Also , when I get to flash a rom, apart from my apps, cache, and dalvik cache is anything else wiped?

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I think u lost me... What I am asking is if for example I want to use a rom which in the title has the firmware xxemc2 while I have xxemg4 which are both android 4.1.2 is there any problem? Also, I couldn't find any answer to the second question

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I think u lost me... What I am asking is if for example I want to use a rom which in the title has the firmware xxemc2 while I have xxemg4 which are both android 4.1.2 is there any problem? Also, I couldn't find any answer to the second question

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There is no problem.

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Thanks man, could you tell me what else apart from data, cache and dalvik cache is wiped when installing roms?

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Thanks man, could you tell me what else apart from data, cache and dalvik cache is wiped when installing roms?

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System. Which is ur current rom lol.

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I think u lost me... What I am asking is if for example I want to use a rom which in the title has the firmware xxemc2 while I have xxemg4 which are both android 4.1.2 is there any problem? Also, I couldn't find any answer to the second question

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EMC2 is v1 efs, EMG4 is v2. You cannot go back from v2 to v1 without a backup of your efs folder, made before you upgraded.

Flashing EMC2 will result in default imei and no service.
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EMC2 is v1 efs, EMG4 is v2. You cannot go back from v2 to v1 without a backup of your efs folder, made before you upgraded.

Flashing EMC2 will result in default imei and no service.
His is mg3. And efs is only upgraded when u go to 4.3
Edit: He is right. MG4 does upgrade ur efs.

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