The world of custom ROMs is very much like marketing — filled with flashy words and false promises. You need to ignore the buzz, read the fine print and then decide which custom ROM is correct for you. Below, we list down a few tips that should help you in finding custom ROMs and deciding which one you should install on your device.
Flashing a custom ROM is a pretty tedious process, especially for first timers and requires users to take a lot of cautionary steps just in case things go wrong. There are a lot of things you must keep in mind before you decide to install a custom ROM and even after you have installed it. Continue reading this post to find out what they are.
Over the last one week, we have explained to our readers via the Rooting 101 series what is rooting, shared a glossary of terms they need to be familiar with, things to know and do before they root and finally, the best sources to find rooting guides for their devices. Before I bring an end to this series, I would like to list down some of the best apps that require root access to work properly.
Over the last couple of days, we have explained to you what rooting is and all the terms you need to be familiar with. However, before you jump to the actual rooting process, there are a few things you need to do and keep in mind. While not essential, they will help make the process of rooting your device easier and save you some headache as well.
Rooting an Android device is a fairly complex process, especially if you are technologically challenged. Generally, the biggest issue with rooting is to make sense of alien sounding words that are used across how-to guides. Below, we list down such terms, alphabetically, and provide their explanation.
A seemingly minor feature that Android lacks compares to iOS is the ability to scroll to the top of a list by simply double tapping on the status bar. Up until now, even custom ROMs could not bring this functionality to Android.