Category Archives: JellyBean

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 !

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!

 

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 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!

CyanogenMod 10 (nightly – 07/09/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


This one is good, real good!Now even the video camera works folks!Now it uses amarullz script by default with your ext partition that increases internal memory and there are many such changes, so here we go with the screenshots, changelog and flashing instructions.

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Changelog

* Fixed camcorder (still laggy)
* Fixed boot logo
* Improved camera preview
* Video should work in YouTube (If you have problem with app, use m.youtube.com)
* Added modified amarullz script by default, so it’s recommended to have ext3/ext4 partition on sdcard
* Using erikcas RIL class

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 nightly – 07/09/2012 ~ 6m GMT+3 (320) 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 10 (nightly – 30/08/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


This one has gt a few minor changes like file manager is added along with full open GL support and a few other things.So, here is the screenshot, changelog and flashing instructions.

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Changelog

* UMS now enabled by default (adb should be fixed in next release)
* Full OpenGL support
* Video streaming should be fixed (if not, remove hwcomposer.msm7x27.so from /system/lib/hw/)
* Added FileManager

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 cm-10-20120830-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip 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 10 (nightly – 27/08/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


In this nightly, the major change is that the camera is now working right from the time you flash and you no longer have to copy the lib files to get it working.Apart from that, there are not much changes.So, here are the screenshots, changelog and the flashing details.

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Changelog-Quote from original thread

* Partially fixed camera (can take pictures, video recording and panaroma in stock app will come later)
* Added correct permissions for sdcard, so apps can access it.
* Optimized boot animation performance
* UMS should be working now. If it’s not:
> try rebooting the device
> Open terminal emulator; run this command “setprop persist.sys.usb.config mass_storage,adb” (without ” of course) and reboot
NOTE: I did some “experiments” in the kernel (long story short, increased graphics memory) so in this build we have only 269MB of accessible RAM. It’s also possible to reduce graphics memory to get more RAM, but I think that is not such a good idea.

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 cm-10-20120827-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip 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 10 (nightly – 23/08/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570 with working camera


This one’s really really good!Why?Cause the camera works folks!And the way to get the camera working will be described later.As you may have seen, i have not been posting about 2-3 nightlies for sometime.This was mainly because thses were just releases for camera testing and had no major changes in them.But, this one really has that major change.So, without further delay here is the screenshot, changelog and the most waited camera working procedure.

Changelog 

* Fixed issue that Wi-Fi passwords didn’t save after reboot (thanks to denzel for pointing out where the problem is)
* Fixed microphone bug (thanks to psyke83)
* Re-added “smooth ui” patch

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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 cm-10-20120823-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip 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. Now, for the most waited camera working process.
  10. It is as simple as it gets.First,get root explorer from play store or get it free here
  11. Now download this liboemcamera.so.
  12. Now, go to system/libs and paste this file there.
  13. Reboot and enjoy your camera with preview and zoom!

Proof that camera does work :

Cyanogenmod 10 nightly 5(19/08/2012) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Nightly 5 is finally out after a week!It took them a week cause they were working on camera and this one is basically a camera testing build.But as far as i know the camera still does not work and among other problems youtube crashes and wifi passwords are not remembered.So, i would recommend you not to flash this one but if you want to go ahead and try it out Iam no one to stop you after all as this one does have some postitive changes as well!So, here are the flashing instructions for nightly number 5 along with the changelog and screenshots.

Changelog

Quote from original thread at xda.

” * A lot of things are changed, I don’t remember what exactly.
* Video should work now + a lot smoother
* Added some things for camera
* And more things aimed to make ROM closer to clean CM.”

 

Changelog

* Optimized boot animation ( no laggs now )
* Added high-end graphics
* Fully fixed audio ( it’s now in the same level as in ICS )
* Increased refresh-rate (60Hz)
* Added option to enable/disable navigation bar
* Fixed battery usage data
* Fixed text-to-speech
* Disabled smoothness hack to enable video streaming
A lot of things were changed, so I may haven’t included them all.

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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 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-10-20120819-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 fifth nightly is installed on you handset.
  8. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

How to create a Nandroid backup without rebooting for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570 (Onandroid)


Are you sick of rebooting your phone to create a nandroid backup?If you are a frequent “new ROM needed” kind of person, then a nandroid backup is a must and if you want to create one without rebooting, then is just what you need!Onandroid tool created by xda member  ameer 1234567890 is a must have tool indeed!It allows you to create a complete nandroid backup without rebooting your device!So, here we go with the screenshots and the  process of using it.
 

This tool backups /boot , /recovery , /system , /data , /cache , .android_secure & sd-ext partitions to /sdcard/clockworkmod/backup directory. The date format used for folder name is the same used by CWM itself and nandroid backups created with this tool can safely be restored using CWM. If you would want to have a custom name for backup folder, pass an argument with the name to the script and it will use the name.

Requirements

1. Rooted android phone
2. A terminal emulator installed on phone
3. Busybox
4. A working CWM based recovery installed

Installation

1. Download and copy onandroidv5.9-S5570.zip file to SD card.
2. Reboot into recovery
3. Choose install zip from SD card, select zip and flash .
4. Reboot!

Usage

1. Open terminal emulator
2. Type su to obtain root
3. Type onandroid
4. And voila!The backup has started!

How to create a Custom Backup Name
* Example:

Code:

onandroid custom_name

* Please be careful not to include characters not allowed in filenames.

How to modify Timezone
* Example: Use home/phone timezone for backup file name

Code:

onandroid -h

* Example: Use UTC (default) for backup file name

Code:

onandroid -u

That’ it!You have successfully installed the Onandroid tool on your mini.Now go make some Nandroids!