The goal of BareBones is to provide an efficient, minimal groundwork for users to customize the way they like it. Compiled from updated sources and modified to be as lightweight as possible.
- Amazing battery life.
- LTE Enabled (Grab a hybrid radio - available in downloads! original thread here)
- HD Voice hack
- Working ART
- Removed -
.. Most Stock Apps
.. Live Wallpapers
Other optimizations coming!
Download: Check out XDA File Host at the Downloads link located at the top of the thread, or hit MediaFire below.
Click here for MediaFire!
Make sure you are on the latest TWRP Recovery! Seems like CWM is finicky with Android L
1) Perform a Nandroid Backup of your current setup just to be safe!
2) Wipe Data & Cache/Factory Reset (if you experience issues, it's probably due to a dirty flash over an old version)
3) Flash ROM
4) Flash SimpleAOSP Minimal GAPPS (optional) (Thanks SimpleAOSP Team!)
5) Flash 105/33 Hybrid Radio for LTE (Thanks hybrid radio team!)
6) Flash SuperSU Update (Thanks Chainfire!)
Changelog: 12/15 - Repo sync - Links/thanks added to post - XDA File Host Working (for now) - Changed to TWRP due to CWM issues 12/14 - Migrated code base to SimpleAOSP Lollipop 5.0.1 - HD Voice hack - Installation instructions expanded 08/09 - Fresh build with newly sync'd repo - Back to AOKP - 8.09 v2 released at 5pm PST - minor tweaks 06/21 - Updated to 4.4.4 base system 06/16 - Update - I dunno 06/13 - Removed some unnecessary bits - Recompiled with some optimization flags (-O3, etc) 06/12 - Complete overhaul, changed base system to LS 06/07 - Update to KK 4.4.3 05/30 - Repo sync 05/21 - Rebuilt from scratch - Theme Engine completely reworked 04/17 - Repo sync 04/07 - Repo sync 03/23 - Repo sync 03/11 - Rebuilt from scratch (new host system) - Repo sync 02/28 - Repo sync - Now hosted on XDA Dev-DB 02/18 - Repo sync - Added basic File Manager - It's better 02/04 - Repo sync - Expanded ROM Control options 01/19 - Stock Browser and Gallery removed - AdAway removed - Repo Sync - More ROM Controls 01/06/2014 - Repo sync - Expanded ROM Control, many new options 12/26/2013 - Source updated to AOKP official KK release 12/24 - Replaced stock Launcher3 with NovaLauncher - Repo sync - build.prop edits - Working ROM Control 12/20 - Integrated noAnalytics Remix 12/19 - Totally removed bootanimations - Fresh repo sync - LTE enabled by default (no need for the INFO menu) 12/16 - Added build.prop tweaks - Changed ROM name to bareBones because internet 12/13 - Updated to 4.4.2 12/10 - I started the changelog - AOKP 4.4.1 base - Removed Movie Editor - Removed stock Calculator (I recommend HandyCalc) - Removed stock Calendar - Removed alternate bootanimation, return to stock black w/ circles (instead of AOKP unicorn) - Removed stock and AOKP live wallpapers - Removed stock media (ogg, mp4) except one each notification/ring/alarm - Removed mGerrit - Integration of AdAway - I forget the rest
bareBones (mako), ROM for the Google Nexus 4
Source Code: https://github.com/SimpleAOSP-Lollipop
ROM OS Version: 5.0.x Lollipop
Based On: SimpleAOSP
Current Stable Version: 1.7.1
Stable Release Date: 2014-12-15
Last Updated 2014-12-16