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By Jalh, Member on 8th March 2014, 06:33 AM
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Im on MDK now; I want to be using the latest ROM available for my phone without loosing the capabilities of having a custom recovery. What is the best ROM to install on my MDK version? I would prefer something with the latest android version. Thanks in advance.
 
 
8th March 2014, 06:36 AM |#2  
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What ROM are you running right now? I went from jrkruse's stock touchwiz ROM, to cm11, and am currently on slimkat 4.4.2 weekly 3.4 build

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8th March 2014, 07:30 AM |#3  
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I'm on a rooted stock tw ROM with android version 4.2.2. I can't stand the bloated ROM from Samsung anymore. some apps lag and I hate that.
8th March 2014, 07:39 AM |#4  
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Understandable, I'd honestly recommend slimkat. I'm generally more of a cm guy but slim has made some really nice innovations in terms of the look and feel. They completely redid the recent apps menu with the 3.4 weekly

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Understandable, I'd honestly recommend slimkat. I'm generally more of a cm guy but slim has made some really nice innovations in terms of the look and feel. They completely redid the recent apps menu with the 3.4 weekly

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Pic related, it's very minimal and less intrusive. That's the slim kat recent apps menu.

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8th March 2014, 08:22 AM |#5  
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I'd honestly recommend slimkat.

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i've been using this google play dev edition rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2643031

it's got the goodness of AOSP with the advantage of not having to build drivers from scratch. it's freaky how badly TW slows down the entire phone!
8th March 2014, 01:21 PM |#7  
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Im on MDK now; I want to be using the latest ROM available for my phone without loosing the capabilities of having a custom recovery. What is the best ROM to install on my MDK version? I would prefer something with the latest android version. Thanks in advance.

I've been running Eclipse Progressive Build 7 for the past month. I have flashed just about every ROM out there and this is the most staple, fast, smooth with great battery life ROM of all of them. I understand everyone has there own opinion and preferences. You have to go to the Developer's web site to download, go here: http://www.elementalxdesigns.com/ecl...ild07-(1-28-14). I promise, you won't be disappointed.
8th March 2014, 01:34 PM |#8  
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Welll .. another opportunity for me to recommend Liquid Smooth 4.4
Oh and we have Slim's Recents . tons of options, more than any aosp I've flashed. And everything runs great with ART as well. Give it a try

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9th March 2014, 03:05 AM |#9  
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so in order to install all these Roms, I would have to install ROM manager and Instsll them through custom recovery or is there a how to ? sorry to be such pita. thanks in advance again.
9th March 2014, 06:29 PM |#10  
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so in order to install all these Roms, I would have to install ROM manager and Instsll them through custom recovery or is there a how to ? sorry to be such pita. thanks in advance again.

Since you're on MDK, you need to install a custom recovery, then you can flash whatever you like.
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10th March 2014, 01:37 AM |#11  
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Since you're on MDK, you need to install a custom recovery, then you can flash whatever you like.

What custom recovery would you recommend me to do so? Is there any guide of how to install it along other Roms such cmw or the one previously suggested ?

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