It features WAIFUCLOCK which is based on the Substratum theme and delivers an elegant lock screen experience that you won’t find stock firmware on any other ROM. The best part is that it also offers timely updates and bugs are fixed routinely.
- There is now a trend among Android users to install custom ROMs on their smartphones.
- It is a tool based on Android that is designed to interact with Debugger Bridge (ADB).
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- After that, all the content backed up to your Google account should appear on the main screen for viewing.
On the main screen of the tool, you will see a number of options to choose from. Double-click on the file named “Odin3 v3.07.exe.” This is the tool you are going to be using to flash the ROM on your device. Since both of the tools – Odin and Stock ROM – are in .zip format, you will need to extract both of them. Make sure that you extract files to your desktop as it will be easier to find them later in the process.
The first thing that you would never like to lose is your personal contacts and messages. The best and most efficient way to backup Android contacts is to sync them with your Google account. This will also allow you to access contacts on your desktop and across all your synced devices. I had made a Nandroid backup, but it didn’t backed up all the needed partitions to be able to restore it. So, I went searching for an alternative way to backup ALL the partitions of the phone. Mainly by the use of adb shell while booted in TWRP to gain root access without being rooted + dd for the backup.
If your Android device is old and you want to upgrade to newer Android OS like Android Pie 9.0 then it’s worth replacing stock recovery software for the TWRP recovery software. Just in case if you get an error message like no space. So, you will have to restart your device and delete files which are not necessary to include in backup like app data, etc. Tap the one you want and you’ll see the following screen. Make sure all the boxes are checked and swipe the bar to restore. If you ever need to restore from a previous backup, it’s simple. Boot back into TWRP, and tap the “Restore” button on the home screen.
Defining Havoc-OS would take up more than a couple of words. In your first run of this ROM, you’d find it similar to just about any other custom ROM out there.