Top 3 Custom Roms For Htc Explorer Revised Edition


People said this day wouldn’t come but they refused to run ! Yes my friends when Htc Explorer came in the market its low specs made people think that this deivice wouldn’t see many custom roms , well but they are wronged again ! This little beast boasting a 600 mhz arm v7 cpu and a adreno 200 gpu has now over 50 custom roms ! And that’s where our job begins ! we tried ALL roms one by one and stripped the list to TOP 3. It was a hard choice but we did it and we proudly present the revised edition of top 3 custom roms for htc explorer.

 

3)   Cyanogenmod 9.1 for htc explorer

The legend continues last time it was also the part of our top 3 and it is again ! Now when every thing works for this rom we don’t have much to say ! if you want to boast your device to some one well do it the ics way !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features

Runs on Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4.

and has hardware acceleration the ics way !

What Works

Everything !

you can download the rom here .

2) Miui JB 2.10.26 

Well it has been new ! but packed with butter feature of jellybean and and miui smoothness acceleration .

FEATURES

  • Ultra smooth
  • boots in less than 15 secs
  • the awesome miui look
  • JB acceleration (project  butter)

you can download the rom here.

1)Cyanogenmod 10 

What’s better than a fast cyanogenmod jellybean rom waiting to be flashed in your device !

WHAT WORKS

– Boots(duh)
– Bluetooth
– Camera(stills/camcorder/panaroma)
– RIL
– GPS (untested)
– Audio
– Wifi
– Project butter
– Video Recording(forgot to include patch in alpha#2)
– Hardware Acceleration
– SD Card

WHAT DOESNT WORK/BUGGY

– Video Decoding

You can download the rom here.

 

Honorable mentions —

Jaggyrom,miui v4 ics,cm 7.2 .

If you want any rom to be included plz let us know !

Miui JB 2.10.26 For Htc Explorer


MIUI JB 2.10.26 For Htc Explorer beta 1

Time for a change ! You all must have used cm 10 by sakindia123 now its time to pump your explorer using the miui jb .Its again ayushrox a senoir member on xda who made this rom. This rom is filled with features and has a mouth watering appeal because of its smoothness and useability!

FEATURES

  • Ultra smooth
  • boots in less than 15 secs
  • the awesome miui look
  • Jellybean accelaration ( Project butter)

Installation Process

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  • MIUI JB 2.10.26  from downloads section  here.
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
    1. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
    2. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.

Now flash MIUI JB 2.10.26 using steps below

  • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
  • Now select miui v4  build #3 downloaded earlier.
  • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.

Flash Latest Google apps  for JB in CWM recovery.This one has working Google Now and voice search!

  • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.

Select Choose Zip From SD Card and MIUI JB 2.10.26  is installed on you handset.
Reboot and enjoy!

Cyanogenmod 9.1 ( stable – 10/11/2012 ) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


And the releases keep on coming.This time its not Cm10 or CM9, it is Cyanogenmod 9.1.And this is a stable release as well.Though it does not have many changes, yet they are very major ones, the usb tethering working being one of them.So, here are the screenshots, changelog and the flashing instructions.

> CyanogenMod 9.1 ( stable – 10/11/2012 ~ 9pm GMT+2 )

* Fixed bmlutils
* Fully fixed USB tethering

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this ICS based rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select cm-9-20121110-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps for ICS in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

Watch this awesome video of latest CM9 being run on galaxy mini

 

CyanogenMod10 beta 2 for Htc Explorer/pico


Well, these really are exciting times for HTC Explorer, popularly known as pico.First a fully functional and stable ICS and now this, a beta version of Jellybean.This is absolutely stunning in looks and also in performance.So, what are you waiting for?Flash this on your pico and show off to your friends that you have Jellybean which even S2 users do not have.So, here are the flashing instructions and the changelog as well.

WHAT WORKS

– Boots(duh)
– Bluetooth
– Camera(stills/camcorder/panaroma)
– RIL
– GPS (untested)
– Audio
– Wifi
– Project butter
– Video Recording
– Hardware Acceleration
– SD Card

WHAT DOESNT WORK/BUGGY

– Video Decoding

Changelogs-beta 2
* Fix freq_lock @600 Mhz
* Partially fix Video Decoding
* More Stable Mobile data,fix some audio issues
* Upstream CyanogenMod 10 changes
* More stable camera(less fc’s)
* HWUI Deny support

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (VolumeDown + Power Button) and then volume down to go to recovery.
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this the rom you have downloaded (it is a zip file)  using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the rom you  downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps  for JB  you downloaded earlier  in CWM recovery.This one has working Google Now and voice search!
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the rom is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

 

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Cyanogenmod 9 ( stable – 27/10/2012 ) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


It has been about a month since an update to the CM9 version of our galaxy mini is given and now its finally out.Mind you there were CM9.1 releases and CM10 releases but Cm9 has come back almost completely stable and fully working.There are a few major changes in the camera quality that was really needed.So, here is the changelog ,screenshots that are provided above and flashing instructions!

Changelog

> CyanogenMod 9 ( stable – 27/10/2012 ~ 7pm GMT+3 )

* Fixed data graph background (with a little “hack”, thanks to ic92 for pointing out where the problem is)
* Fixed network location (no other modifications required)
* Fixed issue that Google location services prevented device from entering deep sleep
* New camera HAL based on Wayland’s and arco’s work ( thanks!  )
* Fixed camera settings (like exposure, effects)
* Camera is more colorful now
* Updated file manager

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this ICS based rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select cm-9-20121027-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps for ICS in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

Watch this awesome video of latest CM9 being run on galaxy mini

CyanogenMod 10 (nightly – 20/10/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Jellybean on our mini is really nearing perfection now and the last couple of builds really do suggest it.This one does not have any major changes but are there any left really?So, here is the changelog, screenies and the flashing instructions.

> CyanogenMod 10 ( nightly – 14/10/2012 ~ 4pm GMT+3 )Previous nightly

* Fixed data graph background (with a little “hack”, thanks to ic92 for pointing out where the problem is)
* Fixed network location (no other modifications required)
* Fixed issue that Google location services prevented device from entering deep sleep
* Improved CRT animation performance
* Fixed calendar and weather layouts on lock screen (thanks to mr.faridcom)

> CyanogenMod 10 ( nightly – 20/10/2012 ~ 4pm GMT+3 )latest

* Improved UI performance (some additions in kernel)
* Improved battery usage data accuracy
* Removed some things to save some space on /system (system size: ~153MB)

 

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  • Unofficial   CyanogenMod 10 nightly  from here.
  • Latest Google apps for JellyBean.
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this android 4.1.1 jellybean based cyanogenmod 10 rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select ROM downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps  for JB in CWM recovery.This one has working Google Now and voice search!
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

Cyanogenmod 9.1 for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Now this is good, real good.Cm 9.1 really is super smooth with awesome looks and great stability of ICS.Thewhisp has released CM9.1 for our mini with almost all things working and mark my words it is really really smooth indeed.There are no glitches, no hangs and moreover the panorama and gps is fixed.So here we go with the chagelog, screenshots and the flashing instructions.

Changelog and features

* Fixed some overlay issues (recent apps thumbnail, signal indicator, text editing buttons)
* Fixed live wallpapers
* Fixed some other minor issues
* Re-sized CM and stock wallpapers
* Fixed issue when google location service prevented deep sleep
* Some other minor changes in the kernel
* Fixed GPS and fixed data usage

Screenshots

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Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this ICS based rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select cm-9.1.0-GT-S5570-tass.zip downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps for ICS in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

Watch this awesome video of latest CM9 being run on galaxy mini

 

CyanogenMod 10 (nightly – 04/10/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Its raining Jellybeans!!! Yes here is another build of Cyanogenmod 10 for Galaxy Mini by thewhisp and this has quite a few changes to look out for in addition to the previous ones.The glitches in the notification drawer are gone and it is now quite goog for daily use. So here is the changelog of this nightly along with the previous one or two as well along with the screenshots and flashing instructions.

Changelog

  • Fixed Video recording
  • Almost fixed panorama
  • Updated with CM sources
  • Fixed notification glitch
  • Using new RIL class (which should fix “unknown call”, I can’t test since I don’t have the problem)
  • Re-fixed PIN lock

 

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  • Unofficial   CyanogenMod 10 nightly  from here.
  • Latest Google apps for JellyBean.
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this android 4.1.1 jellybean based cyanogenmod 10 rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select ROM downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps  for JB in CWM recovery.This one has working Google Now and voice search!
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

MIUI v4 For HTC Explorer/Pico


The devs never stop , once again it is proved when a fully stable miui v4 was released for htc explorer.

ayushrox a senior member at xda-developers released his build #3 a fully stable miui v4 based on cm 9.1.

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FEATURES

  • fully stable
  • boots in less than 15 secs
  • the awesome miui look

Installation Process

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  • MIUI  build #3 from downloads section  here .
  • Latest Google apps for ICS .
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
    1. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
    2. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.

Now flash miui v4 build #3 using steps below

  • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
  • Now select miui v4  build #3 downloaded earlier.
  • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.

Flash Latest Google apps  for JB in CWM recovery.This one has working Google Now and voice search!

  • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.

Select Choose Zip From SD Card and miui v4  is installed on you handset.
Reboot and enjoy!

 

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