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Originally Posted by mikkis2k
Hi! I just sold my LG G2 and bought myself this phone! So i got just a few fast questions for you guys
Is there any AOSP roms like cm/pa/carbon thats stable for our phone?
Is the phone rooted/recovery able?
is there any stock roms worth mentioning? Thinking about battery + stability and ofcourse performance.
I heard OMEGA was a good rom, but it's been a while since i had a samsung device, so any info you have would be great! And if i should look into other roms aswell that you think is intresting(not best).
Hoping for some real good answers!
I hope you're informed that whatever you do, you will trip KNOX. KNOX is your warranty, and is irreversible.
Once you passed that dilemma, you should try temasek's CM11 for AOSP. Very good for battery life.
It is recovery-able, provided you know that you will be tripping KNOX.
Stock ROMs? Use the latest 4.4.2 KitKat pre-rooted. Stock meaning on Samsung firmware but is a custom ROM, give X-Note a try, if you're ready for updates every few weeks. Also try Omega or Echoe. But the majority of the community is currently lingering around X-Note as it is the most bloated in awesome tweaks, gets all the updates, all features you'd expect and much more.
Everything I said are for the N9005, so if you have the Exynos version, these ROMs won't work, you will need to use Exynos ROMs such as Criskelo or TR-ROM.
Problem with ROM? Try this or ask me on G+!
Root/TWRP/Kernel/ROM and KNOX 0x0 on N900W8? My guide.
Primary Phone: OnePlus One - A0001
Mahdi v2.7 18/08, ak v31, TWRP 18.104.22.168
Secondary Phone: Note 3 - SM-N900W8
Temasek UO v125, Temasek v3.91, TWRP 2.7.1, NA2 BL, NB7 CP, 0x0
Tablet: Nexus 7 (2012)
OnePlus One ◆ Note 3 ◆ Xperia Tab P ◆ Nexus 7 ◆ Note II LTE ◆ S III LTE ◆ One X ◆ Note I ◆ Galaxy Nexus ◆ S II LTE ◆ S II