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6 disadvantages of flashing custom ROM: Hello friends! There are many articles present on Google, which highlights the advantages of custom ROMs. In this post, We are going to reveal 6 disadvantages of flashing custom ROM in Android phones.

There may be some personal reasons for your decision of using custom ROM. Here,
We have known some of the common reasons for entering this decision in your mind.

1. To get rid of boring user interface of the current UI.
2. To customize the UI interface as You want.
3. To get full control of the device like granting permissions to any system activity.
4. To get the experience of new OS version without buying a new phone.

Regardless of the benefits of the custom ROM, the disadvantages can not be ignored. Here we will tell you 6 disadvantages of flashing custom ROM in Android phones. So you can think about whether it is safe to install on your phone or not, and then you can make the right decision a right way.

6 disadvantages of flashing Custom ROM in Android phone

6 disadvantages of flashing custom ROM in Android phone



1. Software Problem


Custom ROM doesn't make any changes in the Hardware of the phone. So some of the OS features will mismatch with the hardware of the phone. e.g. Network is the soul of all phones. Users may face irritation of mobile network after installing incompatible custom ROM.

Before some years, 4G internet service was launched for 4G phones in India. Most of the peoples were using 3G handsets. Due to this, the “How to convert 3G phone into 4G LTE" topic was trending in India.

ROM of 4G phones doesn't make 4G support to a 3G phone. Incomplete and bad practices of installing Custom ROM may cause malfunctions in your phone.

2. All apps won't run


Even you are getting the power to get control over your phone after flashing customized OS, Some apps refuse to works on custom ROM installed phones. It includes apps of payments, games, customizing tools, personal data, money earning, etc. 

Third-party apps are available to resolve that issue. It pretends the phone is not rooted and has stock ROM. but it may create risk for data of personal and financial related apps.

3. Loss of data


Installing a custom ROM usually involves wiping your phone to get back factory settings, so you will lose your data and need to start from scratch. You will be lost your game progress ( if you have ), saved settings, and other apps data. 

Fortunately, Android’s built-in contact syncing along with apps offering message, call log, and apps backup/restore to make this process easier, letting you retain your data.

4. Wrong Recovery


Flashing recovery is the first process while installing new custom ROM.
Choose appropriate recovery for a particular device to safely install new custom ROM. 

If you choose the wrong recovery, the phone will misbehave or brick. You may lose the total functioning of your device. We have some readers, who reported the issues of the wrong recovery such as flashing error and dead screen interface.



6 disadvantages of flashing custom ROM in Android phone



5. Voids warranty


Installing a custom ROM will in most cases void your phone’s warranty, though often the process is reversible, meaning you can turn your phone back to stock as long as it isn’t bricked.
Installing a ROM to your phone requires you to root it first in most cases. 

While rooting most phones is easy, some phones require a complicated procedure to be followed before you can install a ROM to it, and often, such procedures involve a risk of making your phone dead or useless.

6. Affecting Camera quality


After installing custom ROMs in Android-phone, the user notices the quality of camera clarity, and pictures are with a huge difference from the previous. The functions of the Camera app changes after installing custom ROM. 

This issue is not clearable by re-rooting or resetting the phone. So, choose the best-reviewed ROM to pass this issue away from your phone.

What should I do?


If you have Intensify wish to install custom ROM on your phone, then its not a bad idea. Keep in mind the above 6 disadvantages of Flashing custom ROM and choose an appropriate custom OS for your device. 

Custom ROM is better than official ROMs for customizing your phone as you want. Ask your tech-savvy friends about chosen ROM or follow the developer's forums related to that OS. The above disadvantages will be different for your android phone depends on the hardware of the device and chosen custom ROM. 

Don't forget to Backup stock ROM in any external storage to again back to the previous version anytime.

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