Motorola Droid :: Custom ROMs And Reinstalling Apps

Feb 24, 2010

I have found that the AD Community ROM acts as if it is a brand new phone, never activated, and runs you through the set up of all your settings - and then proceeds to DL all your apps that you had installed previously.I posted a comment about it at AllDroid - View topic - [Rom] AllDroid Community Beta 0.3 release and got a reply that when someone went back to un-rooted and what not, the OEM ROM did the same thing.So, this led me to believe that there is some particular setting that allows for this to occur, where the ROM being installed is installed in a certain state so as to make the phone think it has never been activated before.This being said, I wondered if other ROMs could be tricked into thinking the same thing - and I hit upon an idea- what if, after installing a new ROM, you go into settings and do the factory reset that is there? Since I don't have anything installed except for this custom ROM and SPRecovery and such, I am not really gonna lose anything by doing this, so why no give it a whirl

Motorola Droid :: Custom ROMs and reinstalling apps


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Motorola Droid :: Register Installed Apps Without Reinstalling Each?

Apr 12, 2010

I installed the NexTheme R2, and then restored all my apps with MyBackup Pro. My apps are on my phone but if I go to the android market place it's as if they are not installed. If I proceed to install the app it informs me that it is going to overwrite the current app. Is there a way to register installed apps without reinstalling each app? I am afraid that I will not receive updates due to the phone thinking the apps are not installed.

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Motorola Droid :: Custom Roms

Aug 6, 2010

I'm new to installing custom roms so I have a question when using rom manager after I download the rom and check the two boxes the phone goes into recovery mode and I'm not sure what I have to do after that my screen just shows a phone with an exclamation mark next to it what do I have to do after that?

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Motorola Droid X :: Custom Roms

Aug 11, 2010

coming from moto droid rooted, rom manager, setcpu, all that. got the x on release day. i know we can root and oc now, but are there any custom roms that will work with the droid x ?

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Motorola Droid :: Opinions On Custom ROMS

Mar 8, 2010

opinions on some of the custom Roms out there.

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Motorola Droid X :: With Root Why Do We Need Custom Roms?

Aug 5, 2010

Please read this before you assume I'm an idiot Anyways, so my thinking is, we can root our Droid X. This gives us access to every system file. amirite? If that's the case, shouldn't it be possible to literally replace everything using some super user priviledged apk? I know linux well, and I know some android development stuff, but I don't know anything about custom roms (on android at least) and how efuse works, so I obviously could be completely off base here.The only hitch I see would be that while the phone is running, many many many of these files are likely in use. It just seems there would be some way to close everything (and I mean EVERYTHING), with the phone still running, and replace all system files with a new set.Now I'm not entirely savvy on how efuse works, and I'm even less sure on how changing the system this way would, from efuse's eyes, differ from a full custom rom flashing, and if, if it did work, you'd still be bricked on the next reboot.Thoughts? I mean it at least seems that we could find a way to replace motoBlur.

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Motorola Droid X :: Custom Roms And Activation

Sep 23, 2010

I've done some pretty extensive google searching, as well as searching here on the forums, and unfortunately I can't find the answer to this one.If I flash a custom ROM to my DX with ROM Manager and Clockwork, will my phone require me to activate again with the Verizon service? I'm in Japan for the next 2 weeks, and obviously I'm away from any Verizon networks. I have service while roaming (and a temporarily upgraded international unlimited data plan), but I don't have access to some services that I normally would while on my "home network". In fact, if I go to the Settings > About Phone menu, the "Check for upgrade" option is completely grayed out.So what's up? If I flash a ROM am i screwed until I get back to the States?

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Motorola Droid X :: Downloading CUSTOM ROMS MANAGER

Oct 30, 2010

I downloaded ROM MANAGER (Free version) and everytime I download one of the roms, and I go through the process of clicking wipe cache + backup rom, it just restarts my phone.

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Motorola Droid :: Does Skype Work On Custom ROMs?

Jun 13, 2010

I've heard Skype is a little picky about which phones it works on, and I've noticed when doing a regular Astro backup of my apps that Skype is listed as being 'protected.' Does skype have any trouble running on custom ROMs?

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Motorola Droid X :: How Long Till Custom Roms?

Aug 3, 2010

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Motorola Droid :: Rooting And Installing Custom Roms

Aug 27, 2010

I have been messing around with rooting and installing custom roms then going stock messing with settings then going to another to see how I like it. In the past, after I flashed a stock .sbf file I would be prompted for the Froyo OTA update. I just did it again last night. I was wondering, can you flash your phone too many times where you start to cause problems? And, does Verizon keep a check on how many times you've downloaded an update? Or, is it just not popping up because FRG22D is out?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Reinstalling Apps From Astro

Jul 15, 2010

when i restore apps from my Astro backup will they be updated automatically through the market?i know when i used to use the other file manager i would have to manually go to the market and redownload my apss in order for them to receive updates...

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Motorola Droid X :: Downloading Custom ROMS Manager - FREEZE

Oct 30, 2010

I rooted my phone (droid x), and then installed bootstrap + Rom Manager. I downloaded REVOlution, and then I got to recovery, I clicked reboot, and it always FREEZES at the M sign. Then I looked up other forum posts on this site, and so I ended up deleting cache, going to factory reset etc... and I still can't get back to my screen.

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Motorola Droid X :: Phone Rooted - Custom ROMs For Themes

Oct 15, 2010

I rooted my x last night, and was wondering where and how to download custom ROMs to theme my droid x. I've been looking around on websites for custom ROMs for the droid x and it's all really confusing.

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Motorola Droid X :: Allows Full Nandroid Backups - Custom ROMs

Aug 19, 2010

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Motorola Droid :: Root Status Update - Install Custom Roms?

May 10, 2010

I finally got 2.01 back onto my phone. It took a new version of RSD lite running as an admin to get it to work.. Now, I want to root this bad boy and install bugbless beast, where can I read up on how to install custom roms?

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Motorola Droid :: Install Roms And Keep My Apps

May 2, 2010

I hate having to redownload my apps and re-configure my email between roms. Is there a way to back them up and intall them a faster way? Trying the bugless beast today.

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Motorola Droid X :: Restoring Apps On New ROMS

Oct 15, 2010

I want to be able to restore all my apps and data the easiest way possible when flashing new ROMS, what is the best way to do this?I was thinking one of these ways might work?

1. Advanced restore of other ROM and only restore data, but could this be problematic?

2. Titatinium backup: What batch should I run when I'm backing up my stuff and what batch should I run when I'm restoring on a new ROM?

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Motorola Droid :: Apps And ROMS Work On All Platforms

Feb 25, 2010

My wife has an original iPhone and is thinking about UPGRADING to a Droid -- however, another Android phone caught her eye. It's the Motorola Motoroi, about to come out on TMobile. http://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_xt720_motoroi-3090.php

QUESTION: Will everything that's been developed (ROMS/APPS) for the Droid also work for the Motoroi since they are both Android -- or is it not that simple?

I'm thinking that every phone is unique, so every phone will need it's own rooting program and special attention. I'm also thinking that there may not be a following like the phenomenon experienced with the Droid, with soooooooo many techy folk developing so much, so fast, and where the average guy (like me), stops in my tracks, hovering over to the geek side, wanting to learn more...

The Motoroi may be incredible on it's own, and it may not need or get the following that we have with the Droid...

But I think the wife is addicted to the idea of changing things up now and then, always looking over my shoulder at what I'm modifying next, secretly wishing that her iPhone could allow her to do the same.

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Motorola Droid :: Reinstalling From Sholes

Feb 14, 2010

Is there a way to select an individual option from the sholes updater when selecting which music program you want? For instance I installed one option but want another. Is that possible or do I have to undo / redo the root?

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Motorola Droid :: Reinstalling Default Calender App

Jun 24, 2010

I uninstalled my calender thinking Titanium Backup could restore, guess it only did the data.

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Motorola Droid :: Reinstalling Amazon MP3 On Rooted?

Oct 15, 2010

I know this goes against the majority here, but the ROM I'm using doesn't include the Amazon MP3 app and I'd really like to have it. Any way for me to get it? I'm using Liquid Frozen Yogurt v1.7.1, so including it in the ROM wasn't an option during the installation process.

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General :: Custom ROMs For Motorola XT800?

Nov 19, 2010

I was disappointed that CyanogenMod doesn't list my phone as supported.

I've searched this forum for any other custom ROMs for my Motorola XT800 and didn't see any specifically listed.

I've got 2.1 installed, and want to install a ROM with 2.2, but before I root my phone, I'd like to know what my options are for custom ROMs that I can use.

This is a dual SIM phone purchased in China that I use with China Mobile GSM and China Telecom CDMA. Awesome phone btw, except for not having the Android Market app installed and China Telecom's not releasing an update to FroYo yet...

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Android :: Reinstalling Purchased Apps

Dec 8, 2009

lets say i purchase an app and i want to unistall it (but not a refund) do i go to the market and use the uninstall button there or just got to the manage apps in the settings menu and uninstall there. (is there a difference?)

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Motorola Droid 2 :: Stop From Reinstalling Applications When Factory Reset?

Sep 3, 2010

Does anyone know how to delete all phone data from google so that when i perform a factory reset that my settings and applications DO NOT get reinstalled? Normally the reason to do a factory reset is to start fresh.

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Motorola Droid X :: Reinstalling Messaging.apk - Application Not Installed Message

Oct 1, 2010

I have a rooted DroidX and made the mistake of removing a few system apps, including Messaging.apk. Now I open the text message application and it closes right away. I tried copying package dumps (from another thread somewhere) to /system/apps/ and installing them, but I get a "Application not Installed" message. How can I get the phone to reinstall these applications?

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General :: Porting Custom ROMs To Motorola Phone

May 24, 2012

I own an Motorola XT316 device, and i can't find an Custom ROM, so i was thinking to port one from Galaxy 5 (i5550) or LG Optimus me (same hardware, same screen, maybe same camera).

The problem is how to do it, because theres some differences between them like the camera. The XT316 has an locked bootloader, this can screw everything?

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Android :: Reinstalling Apps With Appbrain After Wipe

Sep 2, 2010

I decided to wipe the phone couple days after 2.2 update. I was experiencing severe lag time while typing. Also zooming (double-tap) in browser wouldn't work. Anyway, I cant get appbrain to sync. I installed appbrain on phone and have signed in with same account but none of my apps show up just the pre-installed ones on the phone. When I look on web all my apps still show up in My Apps.

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General :: RAZR - Reinstalling All Original System Apps?

Dec 22, 2011

i was wondering if there was a way to re-install every stock application back onto the phone (bloatware and all.) I tried to upgrade to 6.11.748 but 25% through the installation I got the dreaded exclamation point and the phones says installation failed. I believe the problem is due to important missing system apps like Google Books, Guided Tours, etc. I have the full RAZR system dump files on my PC, is there a way to replace all current apps with the ones from the downloaded dump files? Is there a way to find out what system applications are missing and replace only those? I also have a Titanium Backup of my old files, although I am having issues installing system apps back onto the RAZR. Is there a way to force install the 6.11.748 update? I don't care about losing my root access, I am more concerned about the 3G/4G compatibility and camera bug fixes.. Factory resetting and trying the update does not work, unrooting and trying the update does not work, manually installing missing .apk's does not work.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Custom Roms

Jan 31, 2010

Are there any compatible Custom Roms for the eris and do you believe that a CDMA Hero Rom (Such as fresh 1.1) will work on our Eris?

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