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Tomek Kondrat · Feb 3, 2014

Create Your Own Packages with Android Flashable Zip Creator

Imagine that you're flashing the latest nightly of your favorite ROM. If you are performing a fresh install by wiping all of your data, this also means that you have to flash all of your modified system apps, user apps, modules, and so on. And if you're doing this on a regular basis, all the wasted time really starts to add up. So what do you do? Do you manually install these apps again, or do you add them to...

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David Watt · Oct 28, 2012

Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 on the Samsung Galaxy R

The Samsung Galaxy R, a lesser spec'd variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II, was plagued with hardware problems not long after it's release, and production was soon halted. Due to this, it's certainly not one of the busier device forums on XDA. That said, we can report that the Galaxy R has now received an unofficial port of ever popular CyanogenMod 10. XDA Senior Member Adam77Root (with the help of XDA Senior Member karthik050782)  has worked his magic and has managed to get...

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Haroon Q. Raja · Aug 31, 2012

Official ICS Update Available for Samsung Galaxy R I9103

To all Samsung Galaxy R GT-I9203 users waiting to get official ICS on their device, we've got news for you! The ICS update was recently spotted on SamMobile. Although the OTA may be pushed out to your devices very soon, those who can't wait can download and install it manually right away. This is the European I9103XXLQ9 Update and it was spotted here on XDA by Recognized Contributor ardatdat. As is the case with every official Samsung ROM, this one is also TouchWiz...

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Former Writer · Jul 16, 2012

ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.0.0 Alpha For Galaxy R and Galaxy Nexus

With the release of a new version of Android, it's only fitting that fresh new versions of custom recoveries are released as well. Custom recoveries are among the most frequently used post-root modifications, as they serve as the primary flashing interface for nearly everything. With TWRP' receiving an update to 2.2, it is only fitting that ClockworkMod Recovery also be updated. So far, the alphas can be tested on at least the Samsung Galaxy R i9103 and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus,...

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Conan Troutman · May 19, 2012

Create a De-Bloat Script and Auto APK Installer

If your device runs a stock ROM, whether that might be a leaked version of the latest impending update or simply a rooted version of the devices current official firmware, chances are it's going to include a certain amount of "bloat." You know, those apps and widgets that OEMs feel are oh-so-important to the overall user experience. The fact is though that most of us disagree, and could quite happily live without most of them. There are many different ways...

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orb3000 · Jan 22, 2012

First Custom ROM For Galaxy R

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy R i9103, today is your lucky day as XDA Senior Member eaglerazor123 is presenting the first custom ROM for such device. The ROM is Based on DKK5 with Stock Kernel and includes the following goodies: Deodexed Zipaligned Added Epic4g Touch Launcher No SMS Log Auto EFS Backup Auto Zip align at every boot Added sqlite.so & Sqlite_ini.so from ICS Added App Process and System Server from ICS CM7 Music App & DSP Manager Torch Google Music...

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admin · Dec 22, 2011

Forum Added for Samsung Galaxy R

The Samsung Galaxy R is a variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II that is less expensive. Instead of the Super AMOLED Plus display, the Galaxy R has a Super Clear LCD at 4.27" and WVGA resolution. And instead of the Samsung Exynos CPU found on the Galaxy S II, the Galaxy R has Nvidia's Tegra 2 chip. The Galaxy R now has its own spot on XDA! Click on to the forums.

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