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Talking [FAQ][GUIDE] "How to Flash" & "From where to Download"

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After creating Q/A forum for Galaxy R, we are answering Questions of Newbies / N00bs regarding "HOW TO FLASH" & "FROM WHERE TO DOWNLOAD." So, After Getting approval from Our Great MOD, I am making the FAQ thread for Newbies. With providing link of all Answer / solution..

FAQ for NewBies / N00bs


Q. 1) From where can I download ICS/GB official ROM..?
A. 1) We have a thread regarding all Official ROMs (ICS/GB) ->[FIRMWARE] Stock Samsung Firmwares for Galaxy R

Q. 2) Will Flashing stock ICS ROM over GB Void my phone a warranty..?
A. 2) Not At all. As ICS is officially confirmed by Samsung. So, its won't loose your warranty.

Q. 3) How can I Flash any ROM, specially stock ICS ROM..?
A: 3) As ICS is confirmed worldwide & can be flashed using ODIN V3.07 Go to This link for how to Flash ICS tutorial(its same as flashing GB) ->
[Guide] How to flash stock FW and CWM and Root i9103


Q. 4) How Can I flash CMW & Root my Galaxy R.?
A. 4) This is something Critical. Just Joking. Its so easy. If you are over GB then flash Superuser zip file(attached) & if you are over ICS then just flash Ardatdat's Kernel V4 or higher. it will automatically Root your Galaxy R. Link for Ardatdat's kernels in dropbox: → Dropbox
Also, one can follow this tutorial for Rooting ICS - > {Guide} Rooting Galaxy R on version 4.0.4 & for flashing CMW please follow this tut -> [Guide] How to flash stock FW and CWW and Root i9103

Q. 5) Is wiping Cache/data/factory reset/dalvik cache can brick my phone over Stock ICS ROM.?
A. 5) Yes, if you are over Stock ICS ROM & wiping data/cache/dalvik cache may Brick your phone.

Q. 6) How Can I prevent from Bricking my phone over stock ICS ROM..?
A .6) As we have seen bricking problem due to Bad eMMC chip ERASE problem, Our great Buddy Ardatdat has create eMMC erase off Kernel.
Just download the Kernel V4 or higher & flash using CMW. Link For Ardatdat's Dropbox is given above


Q. 7) After Flashing Over ICS ROM, I stuck over bootloop what to do now..??
A. 7) Just check that have your flashed in proper way. Thats means using ODIN V3.07 & Flashing Tutorial exactly in same way shown.

Q. 8) I can't install any application after Flashing Stock ICS ROM..?
A. 8) This problem faced by many users. Don't panic. its may be due to full of ROM partition size.
So, Just Flash Ardatdat's Kernel (link given above) V4 or higher. Its has seen by me & many users, that it can give space to your ROM
partition upto 619MB (Total).

Q. 9) How can I downgrade my Galaxy R from ICS to GB or after downgrade from ICS to GB my phone doesn't start..?
A. 9) For download grade just flash your previous bakcup of GB or can flash GB stock ROM via ODIN.
After downgrade, its not booting - This is tricky one. This thread can explain you how to -> HELP after downgrade from ICS to GB my phone doesn't start!


Q. 10) I am on ICS Angeek ROM & when I am flashing other ROM over it stuck in Samsung Image..what to do..??
A: 10) Yes, several buddies stuck over this issue. So here is the solution for this -> Click here for solution

Q. 11) Which Stock ROM is batter then XXX region ROM & should i flash that..??
A. 11) Every stock ROM is having there Region's & samsung bloatwares. Also, new stock ROM comes with few fixes which may be in previous ROM. So, its upto you whether you want to flash it or not.

Q: 12) Can I change / Make bootanimation in ICS..?? If yes how can I..??
A: 12) Yes, It can be changed Using this Tut -> [GUIDE] Custom Boot Animations for SGR [ICS]

Q. 13) Can I swap memory in ICS/GB..?? Means How to change Internal to external..?
A. 13) Yes, it can be swapped using replacing vold file. You can Check This thread for GB -> Click Here & for ICS -> Click Here


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Download SuperUser file Download Super user

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FAQ for NewBies / N00bs for JellyBean / CM10 & based on JB


Q. 1) From where can I download JB official ROM..?
A. 1) We haven't received JB update. Hope we will get soon. BTW Devs have bring CM10 (JB) based MOD[/URL]

Q. 2) Will Flashing Custom ROM over GB/ICS Void my phone a warranty..?
A. 2) Yes, It will. Coz Samsung haven't released official Jellybean for Galaxy R yet .

Q. 3) How can I Flash any ROM, CM10/PAC/PA ROM..?
A: 3) Just go to CWM recovery MOD, Choose flash ZIP file-> Choose zip file-> Press yes & Installation completed

Q. 4) How Can I flash CMW & Root my Galaxy R.?
A. 4) This is something Critical. Just Joking. Its so easy. If you are over GB then flash Superuser zip file(attached) & if you are over ICS then just flash Ardatdat's Kernel V4 or higher. it will automatically Root your Galaxy R. Link for Ardatdat's kernels in dropbox: → Dropbox
Also, one can follow this tutorial for Rooting your galaxy R - > {Guide} Rooting Galaxy R on version 4.0.4 & for flashing CMW please follow this tut -> [Guide] How to flash stock FW and CWW and Root i9103

Q. 5) Is I have to wipe cache / dalvik cache & data as well for flashing JB/CM10/PAC/PA.?
A. 5) .Yes, If you are flashing Any custom ROM then you need to perform all three actions. for first time only. Then after flashing other ROM, just wipe only cache & dalvik cache

Q. 6) My Phone is not going to Deep Sleep after flashing new ROM, what can I do..?
A .6) First, Wipe cache & dalvik cache then wait till next five minutes. It will definitely go to Deep Sleep. Remember, if it still not going to Deep sleep then you can contact the any User for the same in General Section thread.

Q. 7) After Flashing Over Custom JB/CM10/PAC/PA ROM, I stuck over bootloop what to do now..??
A. 7) Just check that have your flashed in proper way. Thats means using CWM & Flashing Tutorial exactly in same way shown.

Q. 8) I can't install any application after Flashing Custom ROM..?
A. 8) This problem faced by many users. Don't panic. its may be due to full of ROM partition size. So, Just check the same using Titanium backup(link is here for Downloading) & check The ROM partition size & delete some un-usable apps (Total).

Q. 9) How can I downgrade my Galaxy R from JB/CM10 to GB/ICS?
A. 9) For download grade just flash your previous bakcup of GB/ICS or can flash GB/ICS stock ROM via ODIN.

Q. 10) Which JB/ ROM is batter then XXX ROM & should i flash that..??
A. 10) Its upto you guys, which ROM you really want to Flash. Whether its CM10, PAC or Any other


Q: 11) Can I change / Make bootanimation in JB/CM10..?? If yes how can I..??
A: 11) Yes, It can be changed Using this Tut -> [GUIDE] Custom Boot Animations for SGR [ICS]

Q. 12) Can I swap memory in JB/CM10 any other rom based to Jelly Bean..?? Means How to change Internal to external..?
A. 12) Yes, it can be swapped using editing Built.prop file. You can Check This Post for the same -> Click here


Guys, please dont make any thread which question you can find here. Even any question which is to be asked, can ask here. So, that if it would be different then can be added in the list.

My Mission is only to help NewBies & keep our Forum Clean.

Guys, Please help me for making this thread better then anything. Your suggestions & Q/A is welcome.

Soon all CM10/ JB related stuff would be here. So, no need to search alot. just come here & have it.
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Very nice piece of work kataria.vikesh!!!
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Nice one buddy , Good Job it will help a lot for new users.....

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Looks good Vikesh. Nice work cobber
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Ans to 3 does not have the required link....also in Q 4 it should be CWM not CMW. Its trivial...just thought suggesting won't hurt.

Nice Work! You can add more as frequent questions pop-up.

Thnx!

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Very nice piece of work kataria.vikesh!!!
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Thanks buddy. Just need your support for this.
 
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Nice one buddy , Good Job it will help a lot for new users.....
Thanks a lot buddy. As you know, i need you help for make it 100%
 
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Looks good Vikesh. Nice work cobber
Here is my Favorite Buddy. Thanks for commenting here buddy. Thanks

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