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  1. Just been reading comments about the Lineage 13 rom on the Greek forum - it seems there may be a few bugs that put me off using it as a daily use rom. (micro-sd card as internal storage, random restarts, calls drops, VPN problems, GPS etc) Edit, might give it a go. Do you still have the soundpatch you could upload? The link on the jpower73 no longer works: Thanks, KP.
  2. I'm currently on a MIUI rom based on Android 4.4.2 (I forget which one). Is the Lineage OS rom based on a newer version of Android, and is it stable enough to use as a main phone rom? Thanks, KP.
  3. https://www.krackattacks.com Unless you have your android updated, or wifi router updated, you are likely vulnerable. As my ISP won't update my router, and using a Coolpad rom that will never get patched, the only solution was to use a vpn to encrypt the internet connection between android phone and wifi router.
  4. Just been reading about the wifi hack KRACK. Says mostly Android 6, but other too. Are any ROMs patched for this yet?
  5. Hi, does MIUI 9 ROM use Android 7.0?
  6. [ROM][4.4.2] MIUI v6-v7

    Think I may have resolved issue. Used app GPS Status & Toolbox, and did a reset and download of gps files. Maybe they got corrupt or something.
  7. [ROM][4.4.2] MIUI v6-v7

    Been having GPS problems recently with this ROM. Not sure if a Google Play update causing this, or the hardware is faulty. Anyone else had GPS problems (not seeing satellites) recently with this ROM?
  8. Without encryption, if you lose your phone, or it is stolen, someone can access your photos/messages/data.
  9. Iphones encrypted by default. Android newer versions give option to encrypt the memory under privacy/security settings. Otherwise anyone can access your files over usb without the need for a password. https://www.howtogeek.com/141953/how-to-encrypt-your-android-phone-and-why-you-might-want-to/amp/
  10. Is there a way to encrypt the phone with MIUI roms? Can't find the option under settings...
  11. Hi, Not been on the forums for a while, so not sure what the best ROM to have is (I have MIUI, Android Version 4.4.2) In light of the wiki-leaks CIA disclosure in the news, it seems all Android versions up to kitkat are vulnerable to hacking (by both government and criminals) Are there any stable ROMs for the 8297w that are at lollipop or marshmallow?
  12. [ROM][4.4.2] MIUI v6-v7

    Update - followed dalyer's instructions above, and installed MIUI over Maucat. Everything works fine, even better I can now use a pin on the lock screen :-) Is there a way to get the inbuilt virus scanner definitions to update? (tencent and avl)
  13. [ROM][4.4.2] AOSP by maucat

    Just did what dmrtn above said, and manually installed the latest Playstore APK from XDA forums. This has cured the 'Playstore crashing whilst typing in search bar' bug I had :-) Has anyone managed to fix the pin code lock feature yet? (other than installing a third party one off Playstore - I was looking at Hi Locker, but that wouldn't protect the phone on boot up?)
  14. Hi, been awhile since I've been back on here. Did the Coolpad F1 ever get Lollipop update? I'm still on AOSP Maucat, was wondering if there was a more recent recommended ROM. Thanks.
  15. I think I will try and stick with 4 to 5 inch all the same. The Redmi 3 pro does look like an amazing phone, just a bit too big to be a daily carry. Maybe some of the old Xiaomi models will fit this criteria.