Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Published July 19, 2017 by Knowminfo with 7 comments

Android Custom ROM and Types

A custom ROM is basically a custom version of Android, and it truly changes how you use your phone. Some merely bring a stock version of Android to non-stock phones, or later versions of Android to phones that don't have it yet.Some add a few handy features,some add lots of really unique features, and some change your operating system from head to toe. No matter what phone you have Android is great, but sometimes, the version of android you need will not ben released or delayed. For flashing ROM you need root you can check how to root after rooting you truly Own Your Device and you should be able to do with it as you please. Certain manufacturers and carriers try to block some features so that you need to pay for that feature, but with root access, you truly own your device and you can access many features and try any Sure,there's some risk involved, and we don't usually recommend rooting other people's phone.

Advantages for Android Custom ROMs:

  • Upgrade your Android version from older to newer.
  • Boost your Phone performance.
  • Awesome Customization features.
  • Try new looks and unreleased features

For Flashing Custom ROM your mobile needs to be rooted How to Root Android without PC  However, the end result is almost always worth it as they bring access to a wider range of features, dramatically improve performance and more.

Different types and their usefulness

Custom ROMs are generally of two types: Stock firmware based and AOSP based.
Stock firmware based custom ROMs: These ROMs are a modified version of the stock firmware that your device shipped with. Sometimes, they can also be based on an upcoming leaked firmware that some developer managed to get his hands on. These types of custom ROMs offer the most stability but only have a limited feature set.

AOSP based custom ROMs: These ROMs are based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and are almost always built on the latest version of Android. Since they are based on AOSP, they are devoid of any kind of OEM skin and look just like vanilla Android.
AOSP based ROMs are a great way of bringing the latest version of Android to devices that are more than capable enough of handling it but were ditched by its OEM. They pack in many unique features like multi-window, Halo, DSP Manager and more.
The downside is that since they are somewhat hacked by individuals to make AOSP work on hardware it was not meant for, these kind of ROMs can be a bit unstable or have one or the other hardware functionality broken, which might be a deal-breaker to many.


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    2. This is a great post. I love to learn more about this I am good with tech but not great with the different types.

    3. Great post! Thank you for sharing :)

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