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  1. zogthegreat

    Thread Question Looking for a magnetic charging case for Google Pixel 6

    Hi everyone! I'm returning my new Samsung S22 5g today for a Google Pixel 6. I previously has a Samsung S20 and I liked the phone, but I managed to drop it in just the right way to crack the screen. After that I had a white screen, so, yeah, new phone time! I was using a Pitaka case on my S20...
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    Thread Question New S22 owner, how to remove bloatware?

    Hi everyone! I broke the screen on my Samsung S20 5G and I started getting the white screen problem. So I upgraded to a S22, (SM-S901W). On my previous phone, I was able to remove a lot of the Samsung bloatware, but I have forgotten how I did it. Does anyone know how I can get rid of all of...
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    Thread How to setup dual sim Samsung SM-G981W

    Hi everyone! I have a Samsung S20 5G, (SM-G981W), with the Snapdragon 865 chipset, that I need to set up dual SIMs. I know that I need to get an eSIM for my primary line, but I can't find the settings on the stock ROM. Can I run dual SIM's on the stock ROM or do I need a custom ROM? Thanks...
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    Thread How to customize Google's "share" menu

    Hi everyone! Sometimes when I'm reading articles on my phone, I will send it to my email to reread later. However, for some reason the icon's on my share menu keep rearranging themselves and I have to scroll to find my email client. Is there anyway to customize the menu so that the apps that...
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    Thread Which WearOS would you recommend?

    Hi everyone! So I survived 2020, the year so bad they named it twice! As a result of 7 months of isolation orders, my health isn't so healthy and I have started walking for 2 hours a day. I'm trying to choose a WearOS device that's... err, how shall I say, not an overpriced piece of garbage...
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    Thread S20 case for magnetic mount + QI charging

    Hi everyone! So I just switched to a Samsung S20 after another Pixel died on me! I use a magnetic mount in my car and I'm looking for a case that will work with a Whitestone Dome and incorporates a base for a magnetic mount, but that will also allow QI charging. Any suggestions? Thanks! zog
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    Thread Pixel 3 with black screen problem - worth fixing?

    Hi everyone! So my 18 month old Pixel 3 has developed the black screen problem... AGAIN! The first time was when the device was 3 months old. My service provider simply swapped out the phone. I'm assuming that this is a common problem with the Pixel 3 from all of the tips that I found to try to...
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    Thread Samsung Galaxy S7 - SM-G930W8 - No WiFi

    Hi everyone! My son gave me his old Samsung Galaxy S7 - SM-G930W8. It has a problem that the WiFi isn't working. I've managed to root and install TWRP on it and then I tried some different ROM's with the same results, still no WiFi. Is this a hardware problem? If so, is there a way to fix it...
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    Thread How to unlock Samsung J1 SM-J120W

    Hi everyone! So my daughters mother uses a POS Samsung J1-6 (Samsung J1 SM-J120W), that she refuses to upgrade. Recently, she forgot her password for the phone. I tried to do a factory reset, but now it gives the error: "An unauthorized attempt has been made to reset your device to factory...
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    Thread Pinout for Pixel camera

    Hi everyone! I working on a project and I would like to try to use a camera from an Android phone for it. I have a broken Pixel phone that I have pulled the camera from. It has "P8N15G Sunny" stamped on the ribbon cable. I have sent an email to the manufacture asking if they could provide a...
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    Thread Problem unlocking RedMi Pro

    Hi everyone! I hope everyone is warm wherever they are, because it's bleeping cold here! A friend of mine picked up a Xiaomi Redmi Pro on a business trip to China 2 years ago. He just upgraded with his teleco and tossed me the phone. I got to admit, it looks nice! However, I'm having trouble...
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    Thread Fastboot unable to flash TWRP

    Hi everyone! I just picked up my Pixel 3 from my carrier today! This is my first brand new phone in about the last 4 years, (I'm perfectly happy with a phone that's a year or to old). My carrier, Bell Mobility, gave me the phone "free" with a data plan. But the plan was cheaper than what I was...
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    Thread Github asking for password when syncing repo

    Hi everyone! I'm trying to build RR for my Samsung S5. I've been able to successfully build it for LineageOS 15.1, (Oreo), but when I try to build for RR, the build locks up when resycning the repo after "breakfast klte" or "brunch klte" and asks "Password for 'https://github.com':". I've tried...
  14. zogthegreat

    Thread Which java version for compiling Android Pie?

    Hi everyone! Thanks to the help from FSadino's thread, (https://forum.xda-developers.com/chef-central/android/how-to-build-lineageos-14-1-t3551484), I have managed to compile LineageOS Oreo for my Samsung S5. Once I successfully compiled Oreo, I decided to try building Android Pie. I made a new...
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    Thread How to customize the name of my LineageOS ROM builds

    Hi everyone! I'm new to compiling ROM's. What I want to do is build my ROM's with custom names, (i.e. beta v-0.1, beta v-0.2). I've tried editing my "device_info settings.xml" in ~/android/lineage/packages/apps/Settings/res/xml/, but that didn't work for my build. Does anyone have a link where...
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    Thread [HELP!] Lineageos 15.1 build fails with "ninja failed with: exit status 1"

    Hi everyone! I'm trying to build LineageOS 15.1 for my Samsung Galaxy S5 - klte. Everything is good until I start compiling and then the build fails with an error "ninja failed with: exit status 1". I've gone through the output from the build, but I can't find anything that sticks out. I also...
  17. zogthegreat

    Thread Any AICP gurus out there?

    Hi everyone! I am trying to build AICP for the Samsung S5 klte and I'm running into a problam. I have synced the repo, but when I enter " breakfast device_samsung_klte " [email protected]:~/AICP$ breakfast device_samsung_klte including vendor/aicp/vendorsetup.sh build/core/product_config.mk:238: *** Can...
  18. zogthegreat

    Thread Sources / device trees for Oreo 8.1

    Hi everyone! My friend has a Xiaomi Redmi Pro that he picked up on a business trip to China. I want to build him a ROM based on AICP Oreo. Are there any sources / device trees for Oreo 8.1? Thanks! zog
  19. zogthegreat

    Thread [AICP][UNOFFICIAL][8.1] AICP 13.1 for s5neoltexx

    AICP Android Ice Cold Project AICP is known by everyone as the "Ice Cold Project" that started on a Desire HD years ago (2012) and since then has evolved into a mature ROM with the BEST community that you can find!!! #include <std_disclaimer.h> /* * Your warranty is now void. *...
  20. zogthegreat

    Thread [AICP][UNOFFICIAL][8.1] AICP 13.1 for s5neoltexx

    AICP Android Ice Cold Project AICP is known by everyone as the "Ice Cold Project" that started on a Desire HD years ago (2012) and since then has evolved into a mature ROM with the BEST community that you can find!!! #include <std_disclaimer.h> /* * Your warranty is now void. *...
  21. zogthegreat

    Thread [AICP][UNOFFICIAL][8.1] AICP 13.1 for s5neoltexx

    AICP Android Ice Cold Project AICP is known by everyone as the "Ice Cold Project" that started on a Desire HD years ago (2012) and since then has evolved into a mature ROM with the BEST community that you can find!!! #include <std_disclaimer.h> /* * Your warranty is now void. * * I am...
  22. zogthegreat

    Thread How to configure VNDK for Android

    Hi everyone! I'm compiling AICP for my Samsung S5 Neo, (on Ubuntu 16.04), and I'm seeing a lot of warning like this: ****************************************************** VNDK Abi broken: Please check compatiblity report at ...
  23. zogthegreat

    Thread Compiling Lineage OS 15 for Samsung J1 (sm-j120w)

    Hi everyone! My daughters mother got her a Samsung J1. OK, I'll stop here and state that I know that it would be better to toss the J1 and buy a decent phone. However I'm looking at this POS as an opportunity to practice compiling ROM's. Is there any reason why Lineage OS 15 wouldn't work on...
  24. zogthegreat

    Thread Moto G4 Plus, (XT1625) - Bad USB plug

    Hi everyone! I have a Moto G4 Plus, (XT1625) that the USB plug seem to have gone semi bad on. The phone will charge, but it won't show up under Windows or Linux, (separate machines, not dual boot). I checked eBay and it seems that the USB socket is soldered to the board. Does anyone know a way...
  25. zogthegreat

    Thread Boxwares Factory Binary soft bricked my phone.

    Hi everyone! I was trying to get around the "Blocked by FRP Lock" on my daughters Samsung J1, (sm-j120w). Nothing was working and I came across a link for BoxWares Factory Binary...
  26. zogthegreat

    Thread Is there Current 'HOW TO" guide for building ROM's

    Hi everyone! I've decided to try building my first ROM and I'm having trouble locating a current up to date guide. I have found several guides, but all of them are outdated by at least three years, I was trying to follow one guide that recommenced using Jack to compile, but in the course of...
  27. zogthegreat

    Thread Hidden partition for tracking software

    Hi everyone! I recently had my phone stolen and I was able to track it with "Find my device". By the time the sheriff deputy had arrived, the miscreant removed the SIM chip and wiped it, (according to the deputy, he was "know to the police") However, since I was able to show the deputy on my...
  28. zogthegreat

    Thread Strange problem with Bell Mobility SIM chip not being read by phone

    Hi everyone! I have a Motorola G$ XT1625 running XenonHD. I'm having a strange problem with my SIM chip from Bell Mobility, (Canada). With stock firmware, the phone reads the chip with no problem. However, when I install XenonHD, (or LineageOS or any other ROM), my phone will not read the chip...
  29. zogthegreat

    Thread M8 stuck at Blue Android after update to CM14

    Hi everyone! I'm having a problem with my HTC One M8 after updating to cm-14.1-20161130-NIGHTLY-m8.zip. I was waiting for an appointment and playing with my phone when I noticed that an update was available. I really wasn't paying full attention, (e.i I got stupid!), and I applied the update...
  30. zogthegreat

    Thread Bricked my HTC One M8 - No OS

    Hi everyone! OK, I'm sick as a dog, so I know I shouldn't have been doing this today, but.. I was trying to update my HTC One M8 with Cyangenmod, (cm-13.0-20160314-NIGHTLY-m8). I had been having problems with TWRP reading my SD card, so I decided to go ahead and wipe my phone and try...
  31. zogthegreat

    Thread [Q] Is adding SIM support possible?

    Hi everyone! Been a member for a while, but this is only my second post, so please go easy on me! I have an Asus Nexus 7 2013 16gb, (Asus-1B16). I have seen some Nexus 7's that take a SIM chip. Is it possible to change the logic board on my device to a board that supports SIM's? If so, what...
  32. zogthegreat

    Thread [Q] Is add SIM support possible?

    Hi everyone! Been a member for a while, but this is my first post, so please go easy on me! :) I have an Asus Nexus 7 2013 16gb, (Asus-1B16). I have seen some Nexus 7's that take a SIM chip. Is it possible to change the logic board on my device to a board that supports SIM's? If so, what logic...