Install CleanViewpad7 Custom ROM With APPS2SD On Viewsonic Viewpad 7

Viewsonic’s Viewpad 7 is a potent little Android tablet that runs the Android 2.2 Froyo to date. While most users may not feel the need, enthusiasts may feel that the memory allocated for apps on the stock 2.2 firmware is a little too low for comfort. XDA-Developers forum member skink123 also felt that the device was beginning to go low on memory with increasing apps, so he decided to take matters into his own hand and develop a custom ROM that would allow plenty of room for the apps being installed in due course. The main appealing feature of this ROM is in fact, the APPS2SD feature.

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Flash Custom Windows Phone 7 ROMs To Your HTC 7 Mozart [How To Guide]

If you think that custom ROMs are a cool feature that are exclusive to Android, then think again. Windows Phone 7 users have a choice too. You just need to have a developer unlocked device, and a sound knowledge to look in the right places. If you have an HTC 7 Mozart for instance, you have quite a lot to choose from in terms of custom ROMs. But how can you flash a ROM to a device as uptight about security as a Mozart? There’s a way for it and you will just need to debrand your phone, gain unlock on it and then flash a custom ROM using a really simple procedure discussed past the break. Read More

How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery On Viewsonic Viewpad 7

It’s been a while that the Viewsonic Viewpad 7 has been rooted with SuperOneclick. While you may have your device rooted, you need to have a custom recovery running on the device, but that requires an alternative recovery partition. Luckily, XDA-Developers forum member lakehousetech has come up with a nifty little tutorial on how to go about that. Read More

Install Android 2.3.5 Unofficial CyanogenMod 7.1 ROM On HTC Dream G1

Android’s earliest smartphone generation, has blatantly refused to die. Determined to see the evolution of the OS through to stages beyond imagination, the HTC Dream G1 just received a custom ROM based on Google’s latest Android 2.3.5 firmware, shortly after the firmware was released for the Nexus S 4G. Since then the firmware has been operated on and dissected and finding itself ported onto a handful of Android handsets. In the HTC G1’s case, credit goes to XDA-Developers forum member dw9906 for compiling a CM7.1 based ROM from Cyanogenmod’s source.

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Desire HD CoreDroid Custom ROM Ported To HTC myTouch 4G

The HTC Desire HD is one of the few Android devices out here, that have seen tremendous support from Android developers everywhere. CoreDroid based on Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread is one the popular Sense based custom ROM that the device has received, and has seen success to a point where RootzWiki forum member rafyvitto decided to port this ROM onto the myTouch 4G. Read More

Install Official MIUI 1.7.22 Gingerbread Based ROM On HTC Incredible S

Earlier we covered a guide on installing MIUI 1.7.8 on the Incredible S, but that was a mere port and nowhere near being an official release by MIUI developers. We can confirm that the official MIUI 1.7.22 ROM by MIUI.US has been released for the Incredible S! The device finally has official support, and if you’re wondering what’s all the fuss about, you may not be familiar with MIUI ROMs. You can see our guide on what is MIUI ROM for Android. Read More

Revert Nexus S 4G To Complete Stock State With One Click

Experimenting with your Android device can be tempting and rewarding, but it can be frustrating as well when one thing leads to another and you’re left with a crazy acting up phone. So if you own a Nexus S 4G and have tried a mod or anything on it that didn’t pan out too well you, you might have tried restoring it to a previous state through Nandroid. There is also a good chance that it didn’t help at all and you’re stuck trying to find fixes, frustratingly wishing to go back to a stock out of the box condition and start fresh. You wish you could, only it’s not the easiest task either. michaelpeerman from XDA-Developers steps in to save the day with his One Click Return to stock solution for the Nexus S 4G!

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Run Ubuntu Natively On Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi US

Earlier we covered quite a few posts of Ubuntu being ported to various Android mobile phones and tablets, so that is not something new to users who’ve been following Android development for a year or so. This time it is the latest Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi US that – thanks to RootzWiki forum member poitee – has managed to run Ubuntu natively. Porting Ubuntu onto Android devices is not the easiest of things to do, as it involves a constant battle with drivers and compatibility issues.

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How To Unbrick Samsung Infuse 4G And Fix Partition

If you’re not an experienced Android user with a Samsung Infuse 4G, but are brave enough to experiment and learn on the go as you try to mod your it, chances are that you might, or might be stuck with a bricked device. If you’re reading this and wondering if life would ever go back to normal again, worry not, for your device may still have a chance of breathing again. XDA-Developers forum member gtg465x has released a solution that could most likely unbrick your device. We’re not saying, it WILL, we’re saying it could, and has in some scenarios.

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Install Latest MIUI 1.7.22 Custom ROM On Nook Color Android Tablet

The latest MIUI 1.7.22 ROM based on Android 2.3.4 for the Nook Color tablet has ben released. While the Nook color has not received much attention in the form of custom ROMs, the fact that the device is being supported by MIUI cannot be discounted. The Nook Color does have the CM7 ROM on its table, but with MIUI as a choice, users who prefer a more elegant and bold user interface can finally have their way. This MIUI 1.7.22 ROM comes straight from the developers at MIUI.US and contains all the goodies that MIUI ROMs contain. Read More

Install Android 2.3.5 Based Custom ROM On T-Mobile LG G2x [How To]

Just a while back, the Android 2.3.5 firmware was released for the Nexus S 4G and while that came out abruptly, RootzWiki forum member roman has managed to release this firmware for the T-Mobile LG G2x by using the latest CyanogenMod nightly commits to come up with a custom AOSP ROM named Trigger 2x. According to the him, the goal of this ROM is to add G2x specific functionality / features / fixes to CM7 along with some user customizability.

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Install Rooted Android 2.3.5 (GRJ90) Firmware On Nexus S 4G

With the Android 2.3.5 update for the Nexus S 4G up for download on the internet on the servers at Google, users must be flocking onto the download link to get their hands on the update. Considering the update is an official one, it is obvious that you will loose all root access if your device was previously rooted. Chances are, that only users who prefer stock non rooted devices, or users who don’t know much about rooting will get the official update installed on their devices, while more advanced users who prefer a rooted Nexus S 4G, will wait out for a rooted firmware or a rooting method for the 2.3.5 firmware. RootzWiki forum member Pete has just released a rooted, but completely stock Android 2.3.5 ROM for the Nexus S 4G. This was fast for sure.

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Android 2.3.5 Update For Nexus S 4G [Download & Install]

If you own a Nexus S 4G, chances are that you’ve been anxiously waiting for the Android 2.3.5 update that Google had promised for this device. Initially, there were rumors about it going live on the 11th of July, but had been pushed back to July 18. However, that did not happen either and Nexus S 4G owners were left frustrated. Finally, the update has surfaced on the servers of Google and you can easily download the file to install it manually on your handset.

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CM7 Nightly Builds Roll Out For Galaxy S II I9100 [Download & Install]

Just a few days back, CyanogenMod team announced that they will soon begin pushing out the CM7.1 Nightly builds based on Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread for the Samsung Galaxy S II. They have lived up to their word, as the Nightlies have begun showing up on CyanogenMod for download. This is great news for owners of the Galaxy S II since these builds would hopefully and eventually lead to a proper final build for the device, something that the device truly deserves. If you are familiar with CyanogenMod ROMs, you would understand, that Nightly builds are highly experimental and highly suspicable to instability on the device. However, this is not a certain thing and depending on how you handle your device, you may not have much of an issue using it for phone calls or texting etc. If you do, well, it IS a Nightly after all. Read More

MIUI Custom ROM For Motorola Droid X Released For Download [Installation]

We have confirmation that the Motorola Droid X has just received the much famous MIUI ROM for itself. Even better, it is the latest 1.7.22 version that we’re talking about. It has been a long time coming, but that does not matter anymore now, for Droid X owners can finally enjoy the goodness of MIUI ROMs straight from the developers at MIUI.US. The ROM has been built from CM7 Nightlies, and MIUI.US MIUI translation. Read More

Install Leaked 2.3.4 Gingerbread EP1H Firmware On Samsung Droid Charge

The Droid Charge received a 2.3.4 based EP1F firmware earlier this month, but that was a leak, and not an official or final release by Verizon. Now another 2.3.4 firmware has leaked and surface on the internet but this time the firmware is a newer one labeled EP1H, and as with any leak, it is not the official or final release. My Droid World forum member p3droid has put the firmware up for download on My Droid World and while the ROM is not the final real deal, it is reportedly very stable and smooth in operation. Read More

Install Revolution HD Custom ROM On T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G, since being rooted and receiving the ClockworkMod recovery, hasn’t seen many custom ROMs headed its way. There are a few ROMs out there but as said, not many. While we earlier covered the Smooth Maximus ROM for the device, a ROM named Revolution HD has surfaced on the XDA-Forums courtesy of forum member Revolution. The ROM is based on the Froyo 2.2 firmware but the developer has changed it to 2.3.4 in the script. According to him, it is the first ROM for the Sidekick 4G that is being updated daily. Read More

Enable Ad Hoc Network Support On HTC Desire S

Do you own a Desire S, and have an Ad hoc network setup for all your wireless needs? Frustrated by the lack of Ad hoc support on the Desire S? Not anymore, thanks to XDA-Developers forum member brokenworm who just solved this issue for you! He has released a fix that allows you Desire S to pick up Ad hoc networks without any issues at all.

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Gain Root Access With Custom ROM For HTC Flyer Tablet [S-Off Only]

Earlier we covered a post on rooting the HTC Flyer via Fre3vo and while that worked, most people don’t want to end up dishing out ADB commands to execute and risk messing their phones up. So if you’re an avid Android user but do not have the patience to dwell into getting your hands dirty on course to manually rooting the HTC Flyer, XDA-Developers forum member zhangqip has just released a ROM that may be stock, but is completely rooted and also de-bloated to some extent. Read More