How to Flash A ROM on Android Phone?
Why Should You Flash A ROM?
If you want your Android phone to look different, you might want to install ROM. Your Android phone can do a whole lot of things, including messaging, calls, internet, pictures, videos and more. And if you want to customize your device more to help it do even more things, you might want to flash a ROM. Flashing a ROM means installing a modified Android system on your device. All manufacturers do not provide updates for their phones. You can get the latest version Android installed even if it is not offered by your manufacturer. You can also unlock new features and get better functions and latest options. Sometimes flashing a ROM also improves the performance of a phone removing its sluggishness.
What Should You Do before Flashing A ROM?
The first thing you need to do is root your Android phone. You can do it using many free rooting software available on the internet. But before proceeding make sure to backup your phone content. You will have to wipe your data and some of your data may be unavailable after the process. Read the lower part of the article to know the best way to backup your Android phone. The best software to backup your important Android data is Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac. It is a great program to backup and manage all your phone content easily.
Here is a guide about how to backup Android to computer by using the Coolmuster Android Assistant. You can click the link to read the instructions carefully so that you can keep your Android data safe on your computer. Here are the download links for the Windows and Mac versions of Coolmuster Android Assistant. Just free download it to have a try.
How to Flash A Rom on Android Devices?
After you backed up your Android phone data, then, you can follow the steps below to flash a ROM on your Android device:
Step 1. After rooting find the required ROM matching your phone model and make and download it. You can save it on the phone or on computer. Then transfer the zip file along with the downloaded Gapps to the SD card.
Step 2. Start the phone in Recovery Mode and choose "Wipe cache/Wipe partition" from the menu.
Step 3. From the Recovery Mode select "Flash Zip from SD Card" and select the zip files one by one and install them. Then Reboot the phone using Restart option from menu. Your phone will boot with the new ROM.