LiquiDuos 2 A.I.
PIMP my ROM
Acer Liquid Gallant Duo E350 (C8)
PLEASE READ BEFORE CONTINUING ATTENTAMEMTE FOLLOWING LINES. Thank you.
ATTENTION as always for clarity and do not take any responsibility for any malfunctions BRICK or several of your Acer E350 Liquid Gallant Duo due to the use of the changes, files and guides that I have proposed here, then do these steps at your own risk danger, and I recommend you perform them only after being certain that you understand what you do and you understand the meaning and having read and re-read this post and the various guides that you will find.
Any operating errors could affect the use of your smartphone forcing you to send it in for repair in service.
Flashing is a dangerous action and should be done very carefully.
First custom rom for this new device of Acer with dual sim. I created this rom is a first base for those who want to try their hand at their own customizations and various modding. The changes made are few so this first custom rom stays true to the original graphics as well as to present the app with only the addition of two new (Quick Boot and NofrillCPU). Do not think in exceptional increases the performance of your device, the purpose is to be a base to start working. Of course, this custom rom is already including Root with SuperUser.
Being the first custom rom for this device and one of the few around these devices based mtk65xx I wanted to BETA version for any bugs that may arise.
In the following lines I will try to make a detailed guide to installing a custom rom.
Type Device: Acer Liquid Gallant Duo E350 (C8).
Base Rom Used: OS_Acer_E350_1.000.18 EMEA.FR_A40I_A ---> used files: system.img and boot.img taken from the downloaded zip file.
Acer Rom Date: 25/10/2012
Links Official Acer Rom: Here
Links Official Acer France: Here
System Android: 4.0.3 ICS
1. Pre Installation (Root, Recovery Mod and Advice)
A. Having the battery to 100%
B. Having a microSD almost 4 gb
C. Read and re-read again carefully review this guide and the guides for the root and recovery.
D. If you have not installed the SuperRecovery with Root passed through this Post and follow the step by step guide. Then come back here and go to step E.
E. If you already have or you have just installed the SuperRecovery with Root continue with the installation of ClockworkMod 126.96.36.199 Beta 1 following the guidance found in this Post and then come back here and continue to drive through to step 2.
At this point, the first part is over and you will have your Gallant Duo with the permissions of the new Root and ClockworkMod Recovery installed.
2. Backup (System and Applications)
A. The market scaricatevi a backup app like Titanium Backup (free) and take a backup of your applications that you have downloaded and installed earlier. Wipe carefully with you also lose all your sms and mms so if you do not want to lose save them with an app that you will surely find the Play Store.
B. Also from the market for those who have problems getting into Recovery with Vol + and Power download Quick Boot (Free).
C. Enter now in recovery using Quick Boot (if downloaded) Recovery choosing the menu for this app otherwise you have to turn off your device and enter the combination of the Vol + and Power.
D. Now you have to do a full backup system for restoring. Use the Volume keys go to the Backup and Restore menu and enter the Power Button.
E. In this sub menu drop down to the line "choose backup format" and confirm by pressing Power now get a line on the choice tar and confirm again with Power. You will set up the compression format. Tar.
F. Confirm that you see now on the first choice and that is "up" with the usual power button. Now just wait until the full backup! your Device (boot.img, recovery.img, System, Data and Cache).
G. Using the Volume keys go to the line + + + + + Go Back + + + + + and press Power.
H. Finally, again by pressing Power up line reboot system now to restart your device.
I. With the device turned on connect it to your PC using the USB cable and you will see the microSD ext (sdcard2) a new folder "ClockworkMod" for further safety advice to copy it to your PC. Else within the full backup of your system and then again get done just before a backup inside your PC.
Now the second point is finished so if you're still not convinced continue with the guide and go to step 3 to flash the custom rom.
3. Installing Custom Rom (Download, Wipe, Flash)
A. Downloaded from the link at the bottom of the page in the section DOWNLOAD my custom rom.
B. Copy it into your microSD
C. Restart your Gallant Duo Recovery with Quick Boot or Off with the usual combination of buttons Vol + and Power
D. First of all we have to do a clean install to make the two Wipe in the recovery. Then go to the line "wipe data / factory reset" and confirm by pressing Power. Do the same with the next choice "wipe cache partion". You will have reported at this point your device to factory state as the first starting of the engine.
E. Finally you are ready to flash your custom rom going on line "install zip from sdcard" and confirm by pressing Power.
F. Again confirmed on the first choice "choose zip from sdcard" with Power.
G. Now you have to choose the file you want to install name_custom_rom.zip. For my custom rom LiquiDuos.zip confirming with the usual Power button.
H. Finally get off the line and confirmed - Yes - Install LiquiDuos.zip. ----> Finally will start the installation.
I. Wait until the installation is finished.
L. Restart your device confirming the line reboot system now.
M. Reset all like the first time. If you synchronize your account you will download the app you previously installed and any updates. Otherwise downloaded from the market or install Titanium Backup and reinstall the app that you had previously saved at the beginning of this guide.
Link custom rom LiquiDuos 2 A.I. PMR ---> Here
md5sum ---> b2e959c886a9b2c3e50f53f37cfebbc9
Link custom rom LiquiDuos 1 beta ---> Here
md5sum ---> b21f4aa8e8b038a4bf438d7a7f4aa660
LiquiDuos 2 A.I. PMR
1. Installing Custom Rom with Aroma Installer 2. Possibility to customize Rom 3. Aroma Installer including Pimp my Rom (many Tweak script and more) 4. Possibility to choose the inversion Internal memory / microSD 5. Added by JB App 4.2 6. More.
ATTENTION ---> PIMP my ROM
To know and choose what to install the various tweaks, mods, hacks, apps and features in the second part of the Aroma Installer given to PIMP you can go to the official discussion of this in this LINK. You'll find the complete description of all the choices available that you can install.
LiquiDuos 1 beta
1. Added SuperUser for Root 2. Added Busybox 3. De-ODEX files 4. Added function / data / app 5. Added function / etc / init.d 6. Adding app Quick Boot 7. Adding app noFrillCpu 8. Changed ro.secure=0 on Boot 9. Added ADB Boot
SECTION BUG SOFTWARE and HARDWARE
If you find any bugs please report hardware or software in this post so you will to solve them.
PaulOBrien ---> for its SuperRecovery With Root. (MoDaCo) ---> Link
dsixda ---> for its HTC Android Kitchen 0.216. (XDA) ---> Link
Koush Dutta ---> for its Clockworkmod ---> Link
Tuttoandroid.net ---> For web space ---> Link
Androguide.fr ---> For their PIMP my ROM (ver. A.I.) ---> Link
Amarullz ---> For his Aroma Installer ---> Link
Edited by lucky76, 29 November 2012 - 05:46 PM.