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#154805 8-Nov-2014 10:24
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I have two questions for you, Do you use a custom rom on your phone?

If so, which rom is it, and which phone do you have

Im currently on CyanogenMod 11 but trying some others, on My S4 gt-i9505

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  #1171272 8-Nov-2014 10:47
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WanamLite for my S4, same model as yours. It's stock with a bunch of rubbish removed, optimised, plus I have a script that removed a bunch more rubbish like Samsung Calendar. I prefer TouchWiz to stock Android, but I may try to CyanogenMod once they have Android L for my phone.

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  #1171273 8-Nov-2014 10:55
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In contrast to previous phones and tablets, I'm still running stock on my Note 3. Not even rooted. I run Action Launcher Pro instead of TouchWiz launcher. The phone runs well enough and still has good battery life, so don't yet see a need to move to a custom ROM.




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  #1171320 8-Nov-2014 14:06
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Yes.
I have tried ViperRom and ARHD on my HTC One M7 but since I got a replacement handset I have such with stock Sense 6 rooted and Xposed.
My TF101 Transformer has rocked custom roms ever since ASUS ruined it with their ICS update. At the moment it is running Katkiss 4.4.4 which means an ancient tablet that was never officially updated beyond Ice Cream Sandwich is happily humming along on the (almost) latest version of android.
In the past I have rommed up my Hero, Desire and DesireHD, mostly once HTC had abandoned them.
Custom roms can be buggy, so I am reluctant to be too adventurous with my main device.




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  #1171329 8-Nov-2014 15:06
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I have Omnirom on my TF101. It's pretty slow now, I switched from KatKiss to use the ART runtime. I ended up back on Dalvik anyway because it was faster on the TF101 - oddly.

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  #1171355 8-Nov-2014 16:37
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Like Dingbatt, running Katkiss 4.4.4 v035 on my TF101 with Apex Launcher and Xposed.

On my Galaxy Note II I'm running OmniRom 4.4.4 nightlies, again with Apex Launcher and Xposed. I have a zip file under OpenDelta/FlashAfterUpate which keeps Xposed installed through nightly flashes. I experimented with a .sh file to keep Better Battery Stats as a system app and another .sh file to de-clutter the install and change the boot animation. However, I ran into issues with one of them essentially destroying the Addon.d directory and Google Play Services forcing factory reset + reinstall to get everything going properly again. I haven't had time to work out where the problem is so manually set BBS as system app and run a script in RomToolbox to take care of the rest.

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  #1171369 8-Nov-2014 17:03
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I'm currently running with NamelessROM on my I9505. It's based on CM, but adds a few useful extras like more system tweaking (CPU, GPU, button actions on lock screen) and lock screen notifications. A Lollipop version of the ROM should be out before long, too.

Otone thing to note is that the makers have removed ART for now. The Kit Kat version is still a little unstable, and it's too much work to back-port the Lollipop version. I'll have to wait for the update, I guess :-)

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  #1171463 8-Nov-2014 19:41
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I am a reformed flashaholic, I have an M7 One running stock GPe (technically flashed I suppose :P ) and a stock moto g 2014

I'll never have a rom that is not stock or virtually stock android now





 
 
 
 


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  #1171481 8-Nov-2014 20:48
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I avoided custom stuff coz it makes the phone unstable.

Not sure why my phones are allergic to these things :(

So on stock rooted.




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  #1171547 9-Nov-2014 00:38
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joker97: I avoided custom stuff coz it makes the phone unstable.

Not sure why my phones are allergic to these things :(

So on stock rooted.


In my opinion the custom touchwiz roms seem pretty bad and unstable, but ones like popular AOSP like CyanogenMod seem quite good

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  #1171548 9-Nov-2014 00:39
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Wade: I am a reformed flashaholic, I have an M7 One running stock GPe (technically flashed I suppose :P ) and a stock moto g 2014

I'll never have a rom that is not stock or virtually stock android now






Yup, CM is nice because its pure android with a few extra features.

 

I will be jumping to whatever rom comes out with Lollipop first!

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  #1171549 9-Nov-2014 00:40
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nzgeek: I'm currently running with NamelessROM on my I9505. It's based on CM, but adds a few useful extras like more system tweaking (CPU, GPU, button actions on lock screen) and lock screen notifications. A Lollipop version of the ROM should be out before long, too.

Otone thing to note is that the makers have removed ART for now. The Kit Kat version is still a little unstable, and it's too much work to back-port the Lollipop version. I'll have to wait for the update, I guess :-)


Heard of it before, was going to try it :) might do one day, especially if Lollipop is coming soon! Isn't it based on Cyanogen? So it won't get lollipop until cyanogen does?

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  #1171551 9-Nov-2014 00:46
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I'm running SlimKat on my One Plus One - very stable, quick and contains none of the crap you can sometimes get.

Once I install this I remove almost every feature I'd never use to have a truly slim build.




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  #1171572 9-Nov-2014 09:24
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Yabanize:
joker97: I avoided custom stuff coz it makes the phone unstable.

Not sure why my phones are allergic to these things :(

So on stock rooted.


In my opinion the custom touchwiz roms seem pretty bad and unstable, but ones like popular AOSP like CyanogenMod seem quite good


WanamLite is pretty good, maybe very slightly behind stock but not much. On both stock and custom I have a Llama action reboot it a few times a week, which seems to help.

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  #1172366 10-Nov-2014 19:08
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Running CyanogenMod 11 (M11) on my Galaxy S4 (i9505). Couldn't be happier with the performance of my phone!

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  #1172447 10-Nov-2014 21:51
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mentor: Running CyanogenMod 11 (M11) on my Galaxy S4 (i9505). Couldn't be happier with the performance of my phone!


Im pretty happy with it to although TVNZ on demand doesnt work on CM for some weird reason :/

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