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By ichigo786, Senior Member on 23rd February 2012, 08:57 AM
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Hi, i've rooted my xperia play and wanted to know if their was a custom ROM out there that had everything working like stock.

Secondly, I have a pre loaded 8GB card on here, is there any way to increase internal app memory, maybe make 500 mb of the sd card part of it.

And anyone have a list of good games, that use the controller and aren't memory hogs on the phone.

PS can I use app2sd?? Also have attached pic of the ABOUT PHONE section on the play.

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23rd February 2012, 09:16 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by ichigo786

Hi, i've rooted my xperia play and wanted to know if their was a custom ROM out there that had everything working like stock.

Secondly, I have a pre loaded 8GB card on here, is there any way to increase internal app memory, maybe make 500 mb of the sd card part of it.

And anyone have a list of good games, that use the controller and aren't memory hogs on the phone.

PS can I use app2sd?? Also have attached pic of the ABOUT PHONE section on the play.

thank you



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you will need your bootloader unlocked (if it isn't already) before you can flash custom roms... and aboyut the games and controller, most custom roms have a glitch that the circle only acts as a back button so dont really work as a control any more,

my opinion (and thats just it an opinion) stick with stock/stock-based if you want to use your controller with normal games! (emulators work fine as you can manually assign keys)
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24th February 2012, 03:15 PM |#3  
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Perhaps you can try DarkforestMix: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1482104
25th February 2012, 04:13 AM |#4  
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for apps on ext partition. load recovery click partition sd card it will format sd card. then download Link2sd from market and follow steps. Darkforest 3.0.5 is best stock based rom imho

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26th February 2012, 10:57 AM |#5  
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Hi, can someone tell me if the Darkforest 3.0.5 stock rom has everything working just like a stock rom ? gamepad, touch etc

Also is the battery life any good or should i change kernels?

Lastly i am going to format my sd card and do the Links2sd as mentioned above, i wanted to know if installing the Darkforest is as simple as just placing it on my external SD booting up to CWM and then flashing the ROM...?

thank you for any help (and for the help already given greatly appreciate it)
26th February 2012, 12:18 PM |#6  
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Hi, can someone tell me if the Darkforest 3.0.5 stock rom has everything working just like a stock rom ? gamepad, touch etc

Also is the battery life any good or should i change kernels?

Lastly i am going to format my sd card and do the Links2sd as mentioned above, i wanted to know if installing the Darkforest is as simple as just placing it on my external SD booting up to CWM and then flashing the ROM...?

thank you for any help (and for the help already given greatly appreciate it)

yes to all (doomlord kernel is best )

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26th February 2012, 12:27 PM |#7  
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Hey, I'm in the same position, and was wondering if someone could link me to CWM for locked bootloaders, and to Darkforest 3.0.5? Also what would I have to do if a newer version of Darkforest comes out?
26th February 2012, 08:01 PM |#8  
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Anyone? Sorry to be a pest >.<
27th February 2012, 09:46 AM |#9  
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Anyone? Sorry to be a pest >.<

maybe make your own thread? but go on the market and look for something like cwm recovery installer xperia.
27th February 2012, 11:36 AM |#10  
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Unlocking your Bootloader is well worth doing.




Owner of Asus Transformer TF101 with Dock [Rooted][Stock(ICS)ROM]

And.. Xperia Play R800i [Rooted][DarkForestROM3.0.5][DooMKernelOC1.6_Governor=SmartAssV2_I/Oscheduler=Deadline][BaseBand=36][RAMmanagerPro=Balanced(MoreFreeMemory)][ZeamLauncher][SDext2=1GB][Link2SD'd][280mbFreeInternalSpace]
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