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[ION] [ADDON] SMOOTH ION for Stock ION Roms (update 09/11/2012)

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2nd November 2012, 02:38 PM   |  #1  
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Presenting Smooth ION the smoothest experience ever on Xperia ION. (you have the right to disagree)

What "Smooth ION" is not?

  • It is not a ROM.
  • It cannot be flashed independently. (Requires ION Stock ICS Rom)
What is "Smooth ION"?
  • Collection of apps.
  • Build prop tweaks.
  • Init.d tweaks.
What does "Smooth ION" contain/do?

(V1)
  • Xperia GX Home Launcher. (credit serajr) (not in At&t version)
  • Jellybean Status bar with Sense 4 recent Apps. (credit ou! & DdcCabuslay)
  • JB Adreno_Drivers_V3
  • Latest Sony Xperia V Walkman. (credit Rizal Lovins Sundanesse)
  • Google Now v4. (credit ReekoTubbs)
  • Add Jellybean Keyboard (not in At&t version) and Hackers Keyboard (my personal favorite ).
  • Adds init.d support if not there already.
  • Adds init.d tweak scripts.
  • Adds tons of build.prop tweaks.
  • Delete unnecessary apps.
(V2)
  • No Apps will be installed.
  • No Apps will be deleted.
  • Tweaked the Init.d scripts.
  • Added Supercharger tweaks.
  • Works on MIUI and CM9 too.
(V2a)
  • Forgot to add supercharger tweaks as mentioned in change log for V2. added them now.
  • Contains just the tweak. Just flash it on V2.

Before Flashing
  • Install CWM Recovery.
  • Deodex your Rom.
  • Install another home launcher, just in case if the GX Home gives fc's. (only for V1)
How to Flash
  • Download the zip and copy it to the SD card.
  • Boot your phone into Cwm recovery.
  • Flash the zip.
  • The initial boot may take time as the Cache and Dalvik cache are cleared.
Download
  • SmoothION v2.zip - 37MB - 9/11/2012 (md5sum : 2b2f22d0d1e88ab834e4e687813b52d8 )
  • SmoothION_v2a.zip - 145 KB - 27/11/2012 (md5sum : 633bc1596b356f821a9795723ef17798)

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Note (Only V1)

  • GX Home Launcher does not work on Lt28 At&t .105 ics firmware. (removed from at&t version)
  • JB keyboard does not work on Lt28 At&t .105 ics firmware. (removed from at&t version)
  • Every thing works on Lt28i .29 ics firmware.
  • Have not tested others.
  • Please test it on other ics firmware and post in your feedbacks.
  • I have tested it on pure setup (i.e. without applying any mods)
Files Deleted:
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EventStream.apk
EventStreamPluginFacebook.apk
EventStreamPluginTwitter.apk
FBCalendarSync.apk
FBIAppShare.apk
FBMediaDiscovery.apk
FBMusicLike.apk
FBSetupwizard.apk
JapaneseIME.apk
MagicSmokeWallpapers.apk
neoreader.apk
PhaseBeam.apk
POBoxSknMono.apk
POBoxSknPink.apk
talkback.apk
POBoxSknWood.apk
PostViewer.apk
SemcEmail.apk
SEMCFacebookProxy.apk
SemcNotes.apk
SocialEngineFacebookPlugin.apk
SocialEnginePicasaPlugin.apk
SocialPane-Apps.apk
SocialPane-FeedWidget.apk
SocialPane-FriendsWidget.apk
SocialPane-StatusWidget.apk
textinput-chn.apk
textinput-tng.apk
timescaperssplugin.apk
TimescapeSpline.apk
TwitterPostViewer.apk
ClockWidgets.apk
GenieWidget.apk
Gmail.apk
LiveWallpapers.apk
NewSoftwareChecker.apk
NoteWidget.apk
OnOffTools.apk
Phonesky.apk
PhotoWidget.apk
PlusOne.apk
POBoxSknMono.apk
RecentCallsWidget.apk
Street.apk
UpdateCenter.apk
UxpNxtLockScreen.apk
VerifyCertificatesDummyAppApplication.apk
VerifyCertificatesDummyAppMedia.apk
VerifyCertificatesDummyAppPlatfobusybox rm.apk
VerifyCertificatesDummyAppShared.apk
WeatherWidget.apk
YouTube.apk
GoogleQuickSearchBox.apk
GoogleQuickSearchBox_USA.apk
Velvet.apk

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If any one wants to keep some files from the above list, open the SmoothION zip in an zip manager and delete the lines you want from the "deleteapps" script. Save the "deleteapps" file and close the opened zip.

Disclaimer
  • The usual ones apply
Last edited by ganeshbiyer; 27th November 2012 at 01:36 AM. Reason: Released V2
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The GX launcher has been tricky on some Ions. Is this for at, h, I??? Deodex?

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Originally Posted by joe3681

The GX launcher has been tricky on some Ions. Is this for at, h, I??? Deodex?

Sent from my LT28i using xda premium

It is for all ION's.
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Ganesh, can you supply an MD5 for verification purposes?
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Originally Posted by jeriku

Ganesh, can you supply an MD5 for verification purposes?

Sure
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my LT28at has constant msg
"unfortunately Xperia Home has stopped",keeps popping up over and over again,cant use my phone for the msg that keeps popping up
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Yep! That's why I always have a second launcher. Just in case. Some reason the other GX launcher wouldn't work on the 28at but would on the 28i. Idk why
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Originally Posted by trapsta30

my LT28at has constant msg
"unfortunately Xperia Home has stopped",keeps popping up over and over again,cant use my phone for the msg that keeps popping up

Give me some time. I am flashing at firmware right now. Let you know the solution.

On a second thought ... have you deodexed the rom?
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