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Opera Mini for Windows Phone 7
FOR FULLY UNLOCKED ROMS ONLY

First of all, I am not an author of Opera. That's Opera Software ASA property. I am only the author of this xap wrapper and related proxy libraries.
Xap or any parts of it cannot be sold.



Current version of launcher is 1.2 (it is the same in both Mobile and Mini).
What's new?
  • Application window gets recreated on the startup if Opera was already opened.
  • Got rid of WindowTreeUpdater, now using system functions directly.
  • Font smoothing
  • Removed some unneeded system calls.
  • Now timeout is 3 seconds.
Rotation support wasn't implemented in this version. Windows Phone 7 API doesn't support it in fully native apps.

Q&A
What is it?
That's Opera Mini 5.1 initially built for Windows Mobile. I've just added an extra layer that makes it running.
The only limitation so far is no rotation support - but this limitation will be deleted in future.

Why does it only work on fully unlocked ROMs (like DFT Freedom)? Isn't developer/interop unlock enough to run it?
Developer unlock will let you install xap. Interop unlock will let inbuilt interop library work. Full unlock will let Opera native exe run.
That means, nothing except Full unlock will help you run it. Don't ask me about other unlock methods, that's not something to discuss in this thread.

Which ROMs should I use?
All ROMs that use DFT-like unlock method. I say "like" because there are some other methods, I can't list them all. I can't tell you "Yes, it will work on this rom" or opposite, just test it and leave a note if you want.

Is Opera Mobile port possible in future?
Yes, already done

What's countdown made for?
Press "Stop" and check.

When I press "Stop", there is a "Delete internal opera folders" button. Why is it here? I can delete this app like any other WP application...
The reason is that Opera launcher goes beyond the standard isolated store. For example, it creates \Program Files\Opera Mini folder. Also it adds some absent libraries to \Windows\.
If you delete Opera launcher "like any other WP application", folders beyond the sandbox will still stay there. So, use "Delete internal Opera folders" button wisely

I have problems with starting it up...
If it Opera launcher's window doesn't appear at all, it means you have no interopunlock.
If it throws an error with "Check your unlock state" in the end, it means your unlock isn't enough for running native executables/copying files.
Anyway, you shouldn't post about it here. I will ignore such comments.

Thanks to AndrewSh and feropont for tests.

1.0 download count: 7090.

Opera Mobile is discussed here
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Good job, my friend
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Good job, my friend
Wanna add that this "good job" works on both our (feropont and my) fully unlocked customs w/o issues....
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Confirmed working on my HD7 running the latest DFT rom ! Thx a lot.

As mentioned before on other devices without custom rom (like my OMNIA 7) it throws an error after launching... sad but true...
 
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great working on, htc trophy with dft freedom 2
hope you will be able to port opera mobile
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Not working in my mozart with DFT rom v3(7740.16).!!!!
also show this error: "Check your unlock state". and close it.
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Doesn't work on my Omnia 7 with Interop Unlock (7740)

"A problem occured while creating new process. Check your unlock state."
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Not working in my mozart with DFT rom v3(7740.16).!!!!
also show this error: "Check your unlock state". and close it.
I surely tested it on DFT v3 before posting. I will check it again.

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Doesn't work on my Omnia 7 with Interop Unlock (7740)

"A problem occured while creating new process. Check your unlock state."
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Why does it only work on fully unlocked ROMs (like DFT Freedom)? Isn't developer/interop unlock enough to run it?
Developer unlock will let you install xap. Interop unlock will let inbuilt interop library work. Full unlock will let Opera native exe run.
That means, nothing except Full unlock will help you run it. Don't ask me about other unlock methods, that's not something to discuss in this thread.
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