So, as I've spent a few hours guessing out how the puzzle of type-code-firmware goes, I'll post it here hoping it will help someone:
For every model, there are three variables into consideration.
First is the Product type, in the form RM-xxx. Th...
The only reason requiring a full SLiMM Rom, is when the the build and kernel has changed. In this case there is no change in build or kernel, So there is no lagging behind versions at all, as they are still the same, the OTA's will adequately have...
So, this TWRP can flash .img files exactly like Odin does?
If that's correct, can I, for instance, update my stock Nougat with Stock Oreo by simply flashing system.img and userdata.img from AP package? Would that work? My goal is to avo...
Shall your ROM's future releases work if I flash them on top of each other without needing to wipe Data partition? Or do I have to go every time through the hassle of setting up the system, installing apps, configuring them, etc? In th...
And if you use any Substratum overlays it is not a bad idea to disable them all before doing the data backup you are going to restore.
What I also did was to write all the steps on a piece of paper... helped me a lot.
I don't have the slightes...