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[19/02] [XXLPH] Simplistic ICS Rom RC8; A SuperLite ROM

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Simplistic ICS ROM


Introduction:

I assume some of you know that I was a xda member, but many unpleasant things happened there. I'm happy I joined this forum as it seems like it has a way nicer feeling.

Now for the real boring Introduction: I Made this Rom because I like performance, The very first time I got my galaxy s2 (which is my first android phone) I liked it very much, I even started flashing without knowing anything about android, I tried many many Roms but none was like what I wanted. I Didn't like bloatware AT ALL! I wanted My phone to use the least RAM it could, While not losing any IMPORTANT functionality.

This Rom is built on a famous quote:
“Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler.”
and that's exactly what I have in mind, and the direction this ROM will be going to with every new release
Also the ROM will be based on the newest leaked Rom available.


Screenshots:

Click Here for the Photobucket Album




Features:

Based on XXLPH


Superlite As Always (176mb)

AOSP Apps Include:
Calendar
Gallery
Calculator
Clock
Google Music
Messaging Application (My port)


Everything is using my themes, no glitched in theme. My Themed TW-Launcher and Nova Launcher are included. My Themed Samsung Digital Clock. My Slightly Themed MIUI File Explorer.


Lidroid's 14 Toggle Mods Ported and Themed By me :) Use Quickpanel Settings to change the way they are arranged and the way some of them function.



Removed SMS From Call Logs (Thanks Wanam)


Resources of Large Apps Repacked to make ROM smaller and more fluid.


Disabled scrolling cache, this really made scrolling impressive along with the other tweaks!


Tweaks Include Build.prop and init.d tweaks as well as Framework tweaks

My CRT-OFF effect and Battery Percentage mods


Remove "Swipe screen to unlock" message from lockscreen


Disable MENU key in lockscreen


Added a great Bootanimation, See it Here (Credits go to eyesonlybob @ Reddit)


Fully Blue StatusBar including Clock.


Latest Swype Beta is included in sdcard/SimplisticROM folder


DSP Manager Included.

Download:


To download, you're welcome to visit my blog @ SimplisticROM.blogspot.com


Read this: At the initial boot you will be stuck at a black screen, to fix it just reboot (you can use the reboot toggle too).

Note: If you can't install apps on sdcard use this workaround (thanks to teju4u ;))

1-Go to Settings and Unmount your SD Card

2-Install your Apps

3-Then again Mount the SD card ....



For Addon Packs check my blog, If you want something specific make a comment!

Warning: The ROM is installed at your own risk, as I take no risk if your phone breaks, or even if dragons pop up from your phone and eat you xP.


Edited by LegendK95, 20 February 2012 - 03:51 PM.

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welcome aboard, hopefully you'll enjoy our community :)

and thank you for your hard work.

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welcome aboard, hopefully you'll enjoy our community :)

and thank you for your hard work.




Thanks for your invitation :) I'm enjoying it already thanks

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Hi Legend, testet your RC8

Im back to RC7 because
Google Music and DSP Manager are not working good together. Music from RC7 and Musik FX works much better.
Cam App stopps if i want to see my picture I had made :-(

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Aosp contacts is in work? And the aosp style for incoming calls is it on your to do list? I kinda hate the Samsung incoming calls screen.

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now im back to rc8 Posted Image, i deleted googlemusic + dspmanager
moved musicplayer.apk in system/app
this player works better for me (include working dsp)

but i need a fix for this camera problem

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Hi Legend, would you please provide an addon for aosp email. Tried your rc7 version, but had some issues unfortunately! Love your work though, cheers.

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now im back to rc8 Posted Image, i deleted googlemusic + dspmanager
moved musicplayer.apk in system/app
this player works better for me (include working dsp)

but i need a fix for this camera problem


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The camera woorks fine it stopped the first time but now it works great :-)

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The camera woorks fine it stopped the first time but now it works great :-)



camera works, yes, but if i press on picture i had made(left corner) camapp hang up





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Thanks for this great Rom...been on RC7 from the start @xda. RC8 is flawless. Just 1 thing...ICS keyboard please, that would make my day.

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I'll try fixing camera issue today if I didn't work on my framework.
As for your requests of apps, when I get home I'll upload everything you requested

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Addons added to my blog :) Sorry if I missed some. Tell me and I'll upload right away as I'm home now.

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Thanks for the ICS keyboard...u made my day. Will have to buy u a coffee.

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hi LegendK95, thank you for a great rom :)
can u pls tell me is it possible to change wifi icon in notification bar to be like one in rc7?
maybe its a stupid question but i dont like this little triangles on wifi :) i think its better to use them just in 3g.

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Hey guys I need some help changing the dpi.
I used rc6 and changed dpi to 180. Still am on rc6 as I tried rc7 and 8 but could not get dpi to change.

Kept getting boot looped. I have the paid version on LCD dpi modder.

Does any one have any ideas what I could do?
Thanks

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Currently at 200 dpi

Used Rom Toolbox to change it.

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Currently at 200 dpi

Used Rom Toolbox to change it.


Done...cheers for the tip.
How did you fix dialer to show correct size?

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I couldn't so I used ez dialer from market with the ICS theme

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Coming from VillainROM v3.0 (gingerbread 2.3.5) the rom is lightning fast. Got a really good score on Quadrant. So far all of my old apps that I've installed are working flawlessly. The email and exchange apps work great.

Only have one small issue which is the same as most other people. The image preview option in the camera makes the camera app force close. I've installed the CM9 camera but for some reason cannot select a different location (ie my sdcard) to store the images.

Hopefully we'll see a fix for the camera soon.

Otherwise outstanding work :)

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