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KitKat Rom for a newbie

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27th January 2014, 04:09 PM   |  #1  
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Ive got an LG Gpad 8.3 V500 , to date ive not done anything with it. I posted last night about scrolling in landscape that it was lagging on one side.
I was advised to use a custom Rom

Ive never done this , can anyone suggest instructions ( in laymens terms ) on how to do this and also the most stable KitKat rom to use as i like the Nexus devices.

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27th January 2014, 04:13 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by wantefc

Ive got an LG Gpad 8.3 V500 , to date ive not done anything with it. I posted last night about scrolling in landscape that it was lagging on one side.
I was advised to use a custom Rom

Ive never done this , can anyone suggest instructions ( in laymens terms ) on how to do this and also the most stable KitKat rom to use as i like the Nexus devices.

Thanks

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2554121

it was the 1st thread on the page.

custom rom

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2581988
27th January 2014, 04:19 PM   |  #3  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2554121

it was the 1st thread on the page.

custom rom

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2581988

Thanks Rams Fan...... hopefully it will be straightforward
27th January 2014, 04:28 PM   |  #4  
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Thanks Rams Fan...... hopefully it will be straightforward

it is.. just read the how to a few times. Don't want to make a mistake..
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27th January 2014, 05:16 PM   |  #5  
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I'd go with TWRP and Cyanogenmod

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27th January 2014, 05:18 PM   |  #6  
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I'd go with TWRP and Cyanogenmod

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hiya Eden


Is there any reason why? is there a major difference with the Roms? as i said i want as close to 4.4.2 Stock as possible
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There's no big difference, it's a matter of personal taste.
Cyanogenmod is the most popular rom available, its a company now, if youd like to know

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There's no big difference, it's a matter of personal taste.
Cyanogenmod is the most popular rom available, its a company now, if youd like to know

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Thanks Eden mate

Ill look into both....if i find it easy to do i might trial to make my mind up.

thanks for your replies
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Thanks Eden mate

Ill look into both....if i find it easy to do i might trial to make my mind up.

thanks for your replies

Glad to help.
It may not show, but im quite the newbie myself. I just read a lot so I know stuff.

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28th January 2014, 01:32 AM   |  #10  
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Recommendation, before you go flashing a custom ROM, make sure you FIRST make a Nandroid backup. You can do this after you install TWRP or Clockworkmod. The Nandroid backup will allow you to easily restore to stock in the event you run into issues or don't like the ROM you flashed. Another recommendation, take 2 backups. I am just overly cautious with this stuff and like to ensure I have a means to back out. There is a documented recovery step using the LG tool but the backup would be easier.

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