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>> Beautiful User Interface | Blazing Fast | Great Battery Life | Super Stable | Great Support & Very Popular <<
User Experience with Xperia Ultimate HD™
"It's simply a brilliant ROM. Another masterpiece. Flashed 3.0 early in the morning. I came from another really good ROM but you topped it nevertheless. Don't know, how you do this. But that's not important as long as I can participate.", Louis235
"This ROM is just supernova and blazing fast, just 10.000 galaxys better than other ROMs, and I tried every ROM, keep it up bro with this amazing ROM " Pandemic Recognized Contributor
"One word to describe this Rom = Legennnndary!!" XtremeSilencer
"Came back to ICS after switching between JB and GB for months. I must say that this rom is a beast in terms of performance. Ultimate HD 2.0.3 was good but 3.0.2 is simply amazing. I've been on this rom for 4 days now and there's still no decrease in performance. I dun know about others but i usually get 185+ free ram which is not bad for multitasking and gaming at all. And yeah HD games like RR3, NFS MW, Amazing Spidey, Sims Freeplay works amazingly well.
Can't expect more from a device with 2 years old Hardware.
Thanks for this Amazing Rom."
"Thats the only ICS Rom where gaming is awesome
Greater than GB Jader
your work is not good....your work is more than awesome
Looking forward to your next version " XperiaArc97
"Almost a week on this Rom and unbelieveibly my phone hasn't slowed down or lagged or done anything stupid. The best Rom broo respect and thumbs up "
"Simply the best rom for neo v. I've used xperia ice bean, ice cream pureness, cm9... all good, but no match for this rom. It runs like a dream. I don't have any lag while playing HD-Games (nova 3, nfs mw, batman etc..)" Facebook Comments
"This ROM is just the best thing that happened to my phone. Lightning fast!!!
Thanks Jader!" huhuikaskus
"Really great rom with amazing performance! The fastest one I ever used I use this rom in game mode and the multitasking is even better than the multitasking in other roms. It is as fast as a gingerbread!! " oebelsneo
"I used CyanogenMod 10 for months, and I can confirm that this ICS ROM is much smoother.
Compare this to Jelly Sandwich with the fake Android 4.2 logo." sdk16420 Recognized Contributor
"It is the best ROM for arc. My arc is reborn. Wow" Paoul conetta
"The speed is amazing, the ROM is fantastic, the best ever....
I love this upgrade, thanks Jader"
"This is BY FAR the best Neo V ROM every in XDA. Thanks to Jader ... you are a son of a gun... " vinothroshan
"EXCELLENT Rom. So Awesome! Simply THE BEST..." sadique_shiblee
"Very good job jader....this v2 is the best rom ever...." reysigns
"Jader, this is gold." MitsCooKieHH
"This has been a excellent experience. I'm loving using this rom. Fast. Slick. Precise." FAdrums
"Best ROM ever!" kid_maximus
"This Rom is just amazing. Incredibly fast, smooth, well balanced and sleek UI. Very good work!" JackBender
"My Arc S just took off my hands! It flies for real, Brilliant job and many thanks to Jader " harrypap
"This ROM is so Amazing, its my favorite one of all times " rotimw2
ABOUT THE ROM
Xperia Ultimate HD is and will always be a free custom ROM, which greatly extends the capabilities of your phone. Ultimate HD gives you higher performance, a blazing fast user interface and a great battery life. And you can't just enjoy gaming, browsing and chatting more - with the latest aftermarket fixes your phone is more save, and your protected better than with any other ROM. It features a brand new redesigned UI, many new themes and features, and thousands of internal improvements for a more convenient and intuitive control. Do what you want - faster and easier, and better looking. Its constantly beeing improved, and the dev team is listening to requests by YOU. Try it now - you won't regret it.
Benchmark, Battery Life and RAM
Battery Life and Performance? Impossible? Not anymore! Here are some nice screenshots
Gaming Performance and User Interface
- Based on ICS
- Slim & Lightweight
- AROMA Installer for convenient installation
- Supporting many devices: Xperia arc, Xperia arc S, Xperia Pro, Xperia Neo, Xperia Neo V, Xperia Ray, Xperia Mini*, Xperia Mini Pro*, Xperia LWW*
- Redesigned framework with transparent elements and 7 unique and beautiful themes
- Support application for beginners
- Reboot menu
- Disabled data-traffic message
- Onscreenbuttons (can be disabled with 1 click)
- Advanced Install Manager
- New Walkman, Movies and Album application
- Cybershot camera for better pictures than ever - with superior auto
- New Lockscreens available to choose in Aroma Installer
- New Clock Application and Widget
- Faster and easier wheaterwidget
- New Launchers (XZ/XT)
- New calculator application
- New Calculator and Email app
- Redesigned widgets
- New easteregg
- Patched core.jar for more security
- Notification LED working (***)
- 2G/3G Reboot bugfix (***)
- Ultimate HD advanced section
- Supersmooth UI and blazing fast gaming
- Busyboxed and prerooted
- Full INIT.D** & CWM support
- Many updated apps
- All apps are zipaliged and optimized
- Updated GPU and hardware driver
- Project Butter
- VM & RAM Tweaks
- UI Tweaks
- Updated Icons and UI
- New "Notes" Application and new keyboard for easy writing
- Tweaked Camera and updated libs
- Xperia Z Statusbardesign
- Support for Multi-Languages
*MDPI Devices, port available by stanlin salu and sandy7
** may be kernel related
*** sony bugs, fixed in this rom
Xperia Ultimate HD Advanced Settings:
- CPU Control
- Statusbar Settings
- Navigation Softkeys
- First Install/Upgrade
- ROM Engine
- Unlocked/Locked Bootloader
Apps and Mods:
- Button Backlight
- Sony Car
- File Explorer
XDA:DevDB Information Xperia Ultimate HD for Xperia arc, a ROM for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
Contributors jader13254 ROM OS Version: 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich ROM Kernel: Linux 2.6.x ROM Firmware Required: ICS Kernel
Version Information Status: Stable Current Stable Version: 5.0.1 Stable Release Date: 2013-10-06
Don't ask for Estimated Time Arrival (= ETA), Don't ask for Updates.
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Don't SPAM my threads
Keep on Topic
Press Thanks if someone helped you
Don't mirror my work & If you are going to use anything of this ROM, firstly ask me, and give proper credit!
Please talk appropriate, respect other people and stay friendly.
Don't copy my images, I want to keep my threads unique.
Don't PM me Questions, use SEARCH, Q&A, or ask here
Don't post Warez, Cracked Apps, Ilegal Applications to avoid trouble
If you stick to those rules, everyone can enjoy this ROM and XDA
NOTE: I won't anwser any Questions posted in Thread, which are anwsered here.
Before asking anything....
Read trough this Thread, Read this FAQ, Search this thread, Search XDA-DEVELOPERS-FORUM &
Q 1: After flashing Xperia Ultimate HD my battery life is not good. What can I do?
A: Please charge your battery to 100%, boot your device in ClockworkMod Recovery and go to Advanced ---> Wipe Battery Stats.
If this didn't help, please read this ---> [How to] Brilliant Battery Life 100% working!
Still Problems? Try to deactivate Auto-Sync, 3G Data when you don't use it, and the last thing you can do is, a kernel change // a new battery.
Q 2: I don't like onscreenbuttons // the "home, recent apps and back" key on my screen. How to disable it?
A: Go to Settings > Display > Softkeys, press "disable" and reboot. Now you can enjoy fullscreen
Q 3: I'm using 2.0 on my phone, how to update to the next version?
A: Download the latest version of xperia ultimate HD and then please boot to clockworkmod recovery and go to advanced > wipe dalvik cache and than wipe cache partition. Now select install zip > choose zip from sdcard > Xperia Ultimate HD xxx.zip. Choose "Upgrade" in AROMA, and wait for the Installation to be finished. Now untick "reboot", go to advanced > fix permissions and reboot to system. The Bootup shold take 1 Minute, +/- related to the apps you have installed.
Q 4: My WiFi doesn't work. What can I do?
A: Flash WiFi Modules for your Kernel. If you are on stock kernel, reflash stock WiFi Modules. If you use Lupus, reflash the kernel and make sure you have a few mb left on the /system partition. If that, doesn't work, reflash the ROM and Check MD5 Sums.
Q 5: My Mobile Internet doesn't work. What should I do?
Download the APNs for your service provider. (Settings > Xperia > Internet)
Q 6: I have strange problems nobody ever had. lol. What can I do?
A: Using the right device? Reflash the ROM. If that doesn't work check the MD5 sums found at the download page with your MD5. Still no sucess? Try different Kernels..
Q 7: My favorite 3third party App doesn't work. Any Help?
A: Send me the Name and a Logcat of the Error and contact the developer of this app.
Q 8: I don't have many RAM free. What can I do?
A: Remove Apps which you don't need, and which stay in RAM.. Timescape, Facebook, Whatsapp.. Than your Phone will run.. Like a BOSS.
Q 9: I have a Bootloop. OMG what can I do ? Please help, I need my device in my job!
A: Well, first you should think about what to do if you got problems BEFORE messing up your device. Understood? Good.
If you followed the Instructions correctly you should be able to install it without any problems. If you did NOT, you may get a bootloop/problems, related to the mistake you did.
For restoring your device from bootloop, please restore your CWM Backup, reflash the ROM, OR Reflash Software using Flashtool/Sony Update Service.
Q 10: When You will release an Update?
A: I won't anwser this Question. Developer Rule: Dont ask for Estimated Time Arrival (ETA) = Don't ask for Updates. Help us to work by reporting bugs and problems to get better updates. Please do NOT ask. I will announce the Update when its ready.
Q 11: How do I make a proper bugreport?
A: With Information about:
Did you make a Full Wipe?
When the bug occured?
Please Include also Screenshots and Logcats. It doesn't help me in ANY way, if you say: "my game fc". So don't exspect me to fix. Thanks
Q 12: This ROM is very very slow and laggs what can I do?
A: Do a Full Wipe and follow the Instrcutions related to OP. Than you can enjoy this ROM as much as we do. Also, a different Kernel, whit more up-to-date sources is recomnend.
Q 14: I love this ROM, how can I help you?
A: There are a few ways to say thank you to devs, none of them are required but highly appreciated. You can support us by:
Writing a Nice Comment about this ROM
Rating this Thread 5*
Advertising this ROM to your friends
Thanks for any kind of support.
Q 15: Where is the Download Link? I can't find!
Some Browser or Anti Virus Programms hide the download image. To check, press on "show content". You should see an Yellow Download image. If you can't see, your browser hides this picture.
Q 16: Can I install this ROM on locked bootloader?
Yes. You can without Problems.
Q 17: I have a Camera FC. I can't take Pictures, what to do?
Reflash the ROM. Some Mods related to framework can cause FC's on this ROM. Please don't blame me =) (Ex: Not proper Walkman Port ^^^)
Q 18: I can't see OTA-Update! What to do?
A: Clear data of "System Updates" & some Updates are "full" updates, please download the whole ROM, and select "Update" in the Installer GUI. It won't delete your data.
1.0 (Full ROM Update ofc ) > 2.0 (Full ROM Update due massive Changes) > OTA-Update 2.0.1 > OTA-Update 2.0.2 > 2.0.3 (Full ROM)
Kernel: WARNING: IF USE VENEGANCE KERNEL, DON'T REPORT PROBLEMS!
Use Lupus or advanced stock in Combination with this ROM
If AROMA is half on screen, use volume up and down to navigate. Its not a bug of my ROM.
Your Phone charges in CWM (when connected to a charger)
logcats can be taken by "adb logcat" or with logcat app
Overclocking is dangerous & bad for battery life
Technology has put life on the fast track. Whether its travelling to multiple places or … more
28 Aug 2014
By Faiz Malkani
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