for miniCM7 refer to THIS THREAD PLEASE
for quick search, use ctrl+f and enter keyword, you should find an answer to your question
for miniCM10 refer to THIS THREAD PLEASE
ok, let's start with some fun :
how to understand FAQ :
0/ question(which build(s) is(are) concerned with q/
answer to the question
old, wrong or obsolete answer
additionnal comments if needed
1/ is miniCM9 an april 1ST troll???????(any version)
ok, we are on April the 1stn but NO, it is not a troll, just some teasing, and then you'll be able to test it by yourself (on X8 only atm, you'll need to wait a little more for mini and pro)
2/ sim isn't recognized, what to do?(for miniCM9-3.0.0 on X8)
disable sim lock (pin) and then it should work (to disable, use another phone, or miniCM7)
3/ cypress digitizer doesn't work ??(for miniCM9-3.0.0/nAa-ics01 on X8)
use the dedicated fix :
4/ why flastool doesn't flash the kernel i choose? (any version)
- when there are lots of kernel builds in flashtool firmware folder, flashed kernel might not be the right one,
- to void this, create a folder in it, cut/paste all your previous kernel there
- and only keep the one you want to flash in the firmware folder
- then, start flastool and process flashing operations
5/ why can't i make FMradio work?(miniCM9-3.0.1 all devices)
you need to turn bluetooth on and then launch the app
6/ what is SafiXS favourite posting pic in miniCM support chat?
7/ some problems with default input method ?(for miniCM9-3.0.1/nAa-ics02 on X10mini)
here is the explanation of the bug, and how to live with (there is no way to fix it atm)
- the red part are nearly unresponsive :
but the buttons are still perfectly usable, just need to press more to the center
- when typing more than 2 times on a word : the app FC, to restart it just wait 2 seconds after pressing "ok"
- same issue when selecting words, it can lead to FC
in fact you'll quickly see by yourself how to live with this, without much problem
==> supposed reason : conflict between input method selecting way and ICS way, the two want to select, and ICS wins the battle
==> the well known keyboard panel freeze that existed in miniCM7 no more exists in miniCM9 !
8/ why reboot to recovery option never reboots?miniCM9-3.0.1 nAa-ics-02 all devices
after choosing, wait for a while and press home, it will successfully reboot to recovery
9/ (39/) if you have any problem with flashing using flashtool, theses posts may help you : (all builds, all devices, on Windows)
Originally Posted by dr.norton
in brief, if your regional settings (on windows) don't correct (or let's say english localisation) you can't see the inner files of the main ftf file like kernel.sin & loader.sin in the flashtool, consequently you can't flash the ftf.
if someone can't see the *.sin files of a *.ftf file, he should change his regional settings of his system. that's all
10/ autobrightness doesn't work, what can i do?(miniCM-3.0.1 all devices)
Originally Posted by l3s
If you want to enable automatic brightness via cm9 settings follow these steps:
Don't forget to Save & apply
Settings --> display--> brightness
-Enable automatic brightness
-Enable ultra brightness
Settings --> display --> automatic blacklight
-Enable Use custom level
-Enable Allow light decrease
-Screen dim levels...: follow this settings:
If you don't see the image go HERE
11/ on trebuchet home screen, labels are cut, what to do?(all versions, robyn ans mimmi [cause : LDPI] )
4 choices :
- disable labels : settings > trebuchet > home screen > hide labels
- disable google search bar : settings > trebuchet > home screen > disable search bar
- change grid size : settings > trebuchet > home screen > grid size
- use Apex launcher
12/ adding apps on lockscreen make them not appear (3.0.2+, all devices)
use custom icon instead of default app icon (choose between system or gallery)
13/ i'm having issues with keyboard light (miniCM3.0.2+, mimmi)
Originally Posted by aulGSMfans
I tried a few things and managed to make the lights work this way:
1 - Settings > Display > Automatic Backlight .
LIGHT SENSOR FILTER mark ''Enable''
LIGHT LEVELS mark ''Use custom''
mark ''Allow light decrease'',
2 - Settings > Display > Automatic Backlight > Decrease hysteresis
3 - Settings > Display > Brightness
Mark ''Automatic brighness''
OK, The keyboard lights should work !
My configuration, Screenshots :
14/ considering swap (miniCM3.0.3+, all devices)
Originally Posted by nobodyAtall
Q: What are the benefits of using swap? Do I get performance improvements?
A: Using swap essentially increases the amount of memory available for your Android system and applications. What it does, is that it allows you to have more open apps at a given time without the need to kill older apps or HOME (causing redraws when you hit HOME). In essence, it improves the multitasking experience for low RAM phones.
Swap is kept on the sdcard which is by no means as fast as the RAM memory of your phone. So it does NOT improve performance scores.
Q: What is the best sdcard for swap? What size should I use?
A: The best sdcard is the one with the higher write speed. Usually you need at least a class 6 sdcard to see some improvement. This does not mean that swap won't work on slower sdcards, however things will get laggy when stuff are swapped in or out.
The size to use really depends on your usage. For normal usage, 64MB should be enough for having 3-4 apps open at any time. If you need to run heavy apps, consider 128MB or 256MB. At any case you can experiment and find whichever option works best for you.
Q: So, what do I need to do to make swap work?
A: Enabling Swap under MiniCM9 is a piece of cake: Settings -> Performance -> Memory Management -> Swap Settings
There you can select the size, enable or disable, or check the current swap info.
You do NOT need a swap partition. You do NOT need swapper or any other thirdparty apps/scripts. All can be done via the Settings menu.
At boot, if a swapfile is found it's used. At shutdown/usb mass storage, if swap is enabled, it's cleanly disabled so that the sdcard can be unmounted as it should.
Q: Sounds complicated... Do I need to activate swap?
A: No. MiniCM9 will work perfectly with or without swap as it does e.g. with or without overclocking. Swap is yet another cool performance-related feature
another explanation, in other words : here
thanks to XepA
15/ considering wifi (all releases, all devices)
refer to miniCM7 miniFAQ, there's some answers about it