Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dark Knight Theme for Play Store v3.7.15


This is my friends is something really really cool created by XDA member enimnick009 .Its not a ROM its not a tweak.Its a theme!An awesome theme that would change your play store or android market to a great looking thing with stylish black background.It works both on ICS and Gingerbread.It i think works with all the android phones running on GingerBread or ICS.Here are the details.

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Instructions

  • Download the apk of latest version from here.
  • Copy the apk to your phone.
  • (optional)make a backup of you current vending.apk or phonesky.apk.
  • Use root explorer and copy it to system/app
  • Change the permissions to rw-r-r.
  • If you are on ICS let it be phonesky.apk but if you are on gingerbread rename it to vending.apk.
  • Thats it!Your play store is now gonna look really really cool indeed!
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Cyanogenmod 10 nightly 3(10/08/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Again and again, it’s getting repetitive now, isn’t it?But, it does not matter as long as it keeps improving.Yes, its nightly 3 released by thewhisp and rohan007 and this one too has a few really cool changes.So, nothing much to write about here we go with the all important changelog and the flashing instructions.


Changelog

* Enabled full HW acceleration / OpenGL support
* Fixed network search
* Enabled HW v-sync
* CM 10 changes and things I may have missed to include here

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 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 cm-10-20120810-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.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the Gapps JB file which you downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the third nightly is installed on you handset.
  8. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

New Experience v2 ROM for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Like the speed of Gingerbread and the style of ICS?Then you need this.Though quite a few Gingerbread modded into ICS ROMs are now coming up but this one is one of the best.It is really really lag free and the looks are fully ICS.Each and everything has been modded to give you an ICS feel.Some really cool wallpapers are provided and toggles in the notification bar beautify it furthermore.Holo launcher is the default launcher and there are many other good changed in this ROM like inbuilt Bravia boost and X-Loud engine.So, here we go with the changelog right from the official thread, screenshots and flashing instructions.

Changelog

– Squadzone-Kittenlinux Cyanogenmod 7.2.0 ROM cooked from zero;
– Latest Squadzone Cyanmobile Kernel.

Appearances,graphics And Utility

– New Experience Launcher (Zeam launcher full modded);
– ICS Theme by Achep modded by me with UOT Kitchen with new icons status bar and resized soft button by me;
– New default font roboto, full ics loock;
– New ICS layout with Achep patcher [optional];
– New ICS layout and center clock with Achep patcher [optional];
– New ICS lockscreen (Achep patcher);
– New Cyanogenmod 10 (Jelly Bean) Settings.apk;
– New Honeycomb Wallpaper;
– New ICS Wallpaper;
– New Jellybean Wallpaper;
– New Cyanogenmod Wallpaper;
– Gallery 3D replaced with full modded by me QuickPic;
– Enable default tablet tweaks (SOFTKEYS) all cyanogenmod 7.2 by autoradio78
– New Boot Sound;
– Bootsound on\off patch by autoradio78;
– New Fantastic and light Google Gears bootanimation;
– New ringtones arrangement(only useful tones).- Holo launcher v1.1.2
– Zeam launcher full modded in ICS style with fantastic dots as page indicator;
– ICS Theme by Sonny modded by me with UOT Kitchen with soft button png modify by me and button keyboard mod by killar_aka_arabu;
– ICS Theme by Achep modded by me with UOT Kitchen with new icons status bar and resized soft button by me;
– New default font roboto, full ics loock;
– New ICS lockscreen (Achep patcher);
– New Ics Style Settings.apk;
– New Honeycomb Wallpaper;
– Enable default tablet tweaks (SOFTKEYS) all cyanogenmod 7.2 by autoradio78
– New Boot Sound;
– Bootsound on\off patch by autoradio78;
– New Fantastic Android bootanimation;
– New Fantastic ringtones, alarm and notification of Samsung Galaxy SIII.

Performance

– HOT!: Default overclok after flash (min 604 max 729 mhz..governor: smartassV2..io\scheduler sio);
– HOT!: low memory kill script by me(init.d);
– Zipaligned (init.d)
– Sd Card speed fix script (2048 kb) by me;
– Signal Tweak;
– Photo And Video Quality;
– Touch Responsiveness;
– Scrolling Responsiveness;
– Call Tweaks;
– Power Save Battery Tweaks;
– Camera orientation fix;
– wi-fi tweak;
– Boost tweak (hardware acceleration, disabled scrolling cache ecc);
– Ram Hack;
– Dalvik set at 48m to default;
– Compcache disabled;
– 16 bit image to default;
– dithering disabled;
– Scrolling cache disabled to default;
– HOT!!!! Xloud Sound with working DPS Manager for perfect sound;
– BRAVIA Engine;
– Performance OC Kernel overclock to 864 mhz;
– Ability to install unknown source applications at first boot;
– Debug usb removed from statusbar notifactions;
– Airplane mode active by default after first boot (for those without a data plan);

Applications

SuperSu app and binary;
– Gapps in build with latest Google Play Store 3.7.15;
– Disabled Setup Wizard at first boot;
– Deleted CM Update Notify;
– Deleted CM Stats;
– Deleted Protips;
– Deleted Genie Widget;
– Samsung Taskmanager;
– New ICS digital clock;
– New ICS StopWatch;
– New ICS Timer;
– Notepad;
– Droid Wall;
– s2e;
– CPU Temp Widget;
– SGSII digital clock Widget ICS style by autoradio78;
– Youtube with ability to video download.– Updated Superuser app and binary at last version;

Do it at you 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.  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. Clear Cache and from advanced options clear Dalvik cache as well.(Optional)
  7. Now flash this android Gingerbread 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 ROM_New_Experience_v2.0_GT-S5570_by_autoradio78.zip downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
    • Again choose install zip from sd card and select  ICS_LAYOUY_PATCH.zip
    • For the settings.After installation,use root explorer copy the apk to system/app and set permissions to r-w-r-r.
  8. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

Cyanogenmod 10 nightly 2(07/08/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Yes its out again!A Second nightly has been released by thewhisp and rohan007 and it has a few very important changes.So, nothing  much to write about it and here we go with the changelog and flashing instructions.


Changelog

  • Fixed GPS
  • Improved HWA(Hardware Acceleration)
  • + a lot of CM changes

nstallation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  2. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  3. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  4. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  5. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  6. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  7. 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 cm-10-20120807-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  8. Flash Latest Google apps in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the Gapps JB file which you downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the zip is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

MIUI v4 2.7.13 For Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Owning an android device and a fan of IPhone layout?Then this is just what you need.The MIUI ROM by xiaomi corporation has redefined the meaning of custom ROMs and with one of its kind, a sort of MIUI store with all the lock screens,wallpapers and ringtones you need, the experience just gets better.Now, it is no more MIUI GB but MIUI v4 which runs on ice cream sandwich 4.0.This ROM is ported from MIUI v4 2.7.13 Galaxy Ace & based on TheWhisp AOKP Milestone 6-r2 and i have got to admit that is indeed one of the most beautiful ROMs i have seen ever.This provides Neat looks with great performance of AOKP rev 2 and you can get a huge amount of customization by using the MIUI store.There are a few bugs here and there that are listed below and to get the camera working see this article but still you have got to try this ROM once and i guarantee that you will after you see the screenshots posted below.

Screenshots

Changelog
Not Working

• Signal Strength
• Data Usage
• Automatic time & timezone

Know Bugs

Quote:
• Backlight & Sync statusbar toggle

Do it at you own risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  2. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  3. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  4.  Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  5. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  6. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  7. Clear Cache and from advanced options clear Dalvik cache as well.(Optional)
  8. Now flash this android 2.3.8 Gingerbread based MIUI rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select MIUI.us_tass-v4-2.7.13-EN-signed-ahmadsafar.zip  downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  9. Flash Latest  Google Apps For ICS  in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the file which you downloaded.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the zip is installed on your mini.
  10. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

MIUI v4 2.7.13 For Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Owning an android device and a fan of IPhone layout?Then this is just what you need.The MIUI ROM by xiaomi corporation has redefined the meaning of custom ROMs and with one of its kind, a sort of MIUI store with all the lock screens,wallpapers and ringtones you need, the experience just gets better.Now, it is no more MIUI GB but MIUI v4 which runs on ice cream sandwich 4.0.This ROM is ported from MIUI v4 2.7.13 Galaxy Ace & based on TheWhisp AOKP Milestone 6-r2 and i have got to admit that is indeed one of the most beautiful ROMs i have seen ever.This provides Neat looks with great performance of AOKP rev 2 and you can get a huge amount of customization by using the MIUI store.There are a few bugs here and there that are listed below and to get the camera working see this article but still you have got to try this ROM once and i guarantee that you will after you see the screenshots posted below.

Screenshots

Changelog
Not Working

• Signal Strength
• Data Usage
• Automatic time & timezone

Know Bugs

Quote:
• Backlight & Sync statusbar toggle

Do it at you own risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  2. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  3. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  4.  Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  5. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  6. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  7. Clear Cache and from advanced options clear Dalvik cache as well.(Optional)
  8. Now flash this android 2.3.8 Gingerbread based MIUI rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select MIUI.us_tass-v4-2.7.13-EN-signed-ahmadsafar.zip  downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  9. Flash Latest  Google Apps For ICS  in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the file which you downloaded.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the zip is installed on your mini.
  10. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

Cyanogenmod 10 nightly for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Due to quite a number of bugs in the beta 3 of the cyanogenmod 10 release, thewhisp and rohan007 have released a nightly version which is basically to include all those patches into one and in this you would not require any patches.


Here is the changelog:

  •  Fixed bluetooth (now you don’t have to manually chmod)
  •  Updated stock launcher (thanks to hrk)
  •  Improved HWA
  •  Fixed 3-pin headset
  •  Fixed Mms.apk user agent and enabled splitting SMS’es

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  2. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  3. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  4. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  5. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  6. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  7. 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 cm-10-20120804-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  8. Flash Latest Google apps for JellyBean in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the Gapps JB file which you downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the zip is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

Boot animations for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Love boot animations?Want your mini to look Awesome right from the time it boots up?Then you need some of these.This a list of boot animations that i have gathered from xda that are available for our mini.Some of these are indeed beautiful and you have got to have one of them.So, here goes huge list of some amazing boot animations!!!

RED ANDROID

Download link
CM9 boot animation – pencil.

Link download
GOOGLE NEXUS

Download Link
DECEPTION

Download Link
CM9 Boot Animation – Flash

Download Link

Android & linux


Download Link
COD MW3

 Download Link
Android Particles

Download Link
Android Glow

Download Link
Android Splash


Download Link
ICS Bootanimation

Download Link

DROID

Download Link
ABSTRACT

Download Link

BEATS AUDIO

Download Link
ICS

Download Link
300


Download Link
RAZR eye droid

Download Link

CMX

Download Link

How to change Boot animation

First Method:

  • Download the animation.
  • Change filename from:

“ anything” to “bootanimation.zip

“anything” to “bootanimation.zip

  •  Place the bootanimation.zip in /system/media/  using root explorer.

Second Method using CWM:

Download the animation.

1. Copy zip to sdcard
2. Go into ClockWorkMod recovery
3. Flash zip
4. Reboot
5. Enjoy

That’s it folks!!!Happy Booting!!!

Cyanogenmod 10 CMX Boot Animation


Do you want CM10 boot animation? nozerogravity a Recognized Themer on xda-forums has shared with us CM10 CMX boot animation.This is originally for LG GT540 but it can work on any device if you convert this into your device’s resolution.The same boot animation for Galaxy Mini is also given below.

INSTRUCTIONS TO GET CM10 BOOT ANIMATION:

First Method:

bootanimation_MDPI.zip” to “bootanimation.zip“(Light version)

bootanimation_MDPI_INV.zip” to “bootanimation.zip“(Black-Amoled Version)

  •  Place the bootanimation.zip in /system/media/  using root explorer.

Second Method using CWM:

Download CM10_MDPI_CWM.zip (Light version) or CM10_MDPI_INV_CWM.zip (Black-Amoled Version)

1. Copy zip to sdcard
2. Go into ClockWorkMod recovery
3. Flash zip
4. Reboot
5. Enjoy

For Galaxy mini/pop Gt-S5570

  • Download CMX.zip for galaxy mini from here and follow the same processes.

If you want to see a preview watch this

Cyanogenmod 10 beta 3 for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570(Jellybean)


Alpha, beta 1, beta 2 and now beta 3!Boy, aren’t they fast..!!!Rohan 007 & TheWhisp have released Beta 3 of Cyanogenmod 10 and it is better, faster and smoother than ever before.So, there is nothing much to say about.If you want to know more about Jellybean on our device read this article.As far as the changelog and the installation goes here it is:

Changelog

  •  Included Phone.apk fix from previous patch
  •  Fully fixed USB
  •  Fixed all sensors
  • Fixed genlock
  •  Fixed KGSL timestamp errors
  •  Audio volume should be fixed now (but audio still has some issues)
  • Optimized stock launcher
  •  Fixed GPS  (untested)

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  2. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  3. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  4. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  5. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  6. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  7. 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 cm-10-20120802-UNOFFICIAL-tass-beta-3.zip downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  8. Flash Latest Google apps   for ICS in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select the Gapps JB file which you downloaded in step 3.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the zip is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.