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    Thread Differences: Lineage / Proton ROM

    Hey guys, so I've finally bought myself a 2nd hand Pixel5 and want to flash a custom rom. Seems, Lineage and Proton are the 2 most popular. I looked at the details of the roms, but just cannot decide. Can you maybe give me a hint, what the main differences are? My last phone (Galaxy S7) was...
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    Thread How to clone an S7 to another S7?

    Hi, Short: How to clone an S7 to another S7? Long: I want to transfer everything from my old S7 to a new S7. Both are G930F. What I did: - full NAND Backup with TWRP to external sdcard - copy internal storage to external sdcard - root and full wipe new S7 - restore NAND backup and internal...
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    Thread Is it possible to encrypt app data on rooted phone?

    Dear experts, I have a Samsung Galaxy S7, rooted with Superman Rom v2.7 (Android N) installed. I was very sad when I found out, that it is impossible to have device encryption enabled on a rooted Android N phone. I do not want to go without root any more - too many benefits (Titanium etc) and I...
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    Thread What exactyl does the Facebook Sync do?

    Hi, in the settings of my Galaxy S7 device exists the following option: Settings - Accounts - Facebook - Sync with your device When I activate this option, I am asked to grant the app "Samsung Galaxy" access to my contacts. Dispite having a bad feeling about it, I was curious and granted the...
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    Thread Why do new phones not support Qi (inductive charging)?

    Dear experts, I wonder why the 5X has no Qi feature, as the Nexus 5 had. Generally, I wonder, why most of the new phones relinquish inductive charging. Can someone tell me why? Is the feature not demanded by the market / the customers? Has it any other major drawbacks? I mean, I know that...
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    Thread [Q] Dolphin browser causes unwanted traffic

    Dear experts, Since some weeks, my Dolphin browser app causes a lot of unwanted traffic. Even if all browser tabs are closed, the app causes about 8-12 kb/s traffic (about 50% downstream, 50% upstream). This goes on for some hours per day and can only be stopped if I kill the browser or I set up...
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    Thread [Q] How to establish adb connection without screen?

    Dear experts, The screen of my HOX (rooted, running on Venom ViperX rom) is broken and before sending it in for repair, I want to pull all my data from the phone and wipe it. Unfortunatelly, I am totally blind on the phone, as the screen does not work at all and also the digitizer is not...
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    Thread Launcher fails to start after restore

    Hi guys, I am a very satisfied Leedroid ROM-User on my HTC Desire. Because of I needed to revert back to a former NAND-backup, I made a NAND-backup of my current ROM. Everything went well. The problem now is, that when I now want to restore my current NAND-backup, the launcher does not start...
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    Thread [Q] Restore Facebook Contact Links

    hey all, by far not a noob when it comes to flashing and roms but this restoring process is kicking my ass pretty bad, really it's just the contacts part... almost all of my contacts have FB's so I link them with my address book. restoring the contacts was no prob but is there any way to...