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『ROM』『JB』『A.1.100』Project - FireStorm R9 BETA Version and Project XV-R v2.4.2

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『Project XV-R』
『Project FireStrom R9 BETA』

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  • About the ROM
  • Screens and Changelog
  • Download Links
  • Bugs and FAQ's
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Banner

  • Based on @munjeni's Unofficial Stock JB Rom
  • Added features from eXperience Innovation ROM by @Divaksh
  • All JB fixes included released at @soulhackereborn 's thread
  • Based on A.1.100 FW Release by @DeathZeroFx
  • New Xperia Z Ultra Media Apps
  • Stylish Modded Home done by Me exclusively for this rom
  • New Xperia Z Ultra stylish Keyboard
  • Debloated
  • Super Smooth
  • Lag Free
  • No Home Launcher Redraws
  • Rooted
  • Busybox added
  • Awesome RAM Management
  • Hassle free OTA Update Support
  • Xperia P WhiteMagic
  • Amazing Battery Life
  • Superb Performance
  • ROM Size - 377 MB
  • 5x4 Xperia Z Stock Launcher
  • Stock Themes
  • 2 New Themes made by me added. More Coming up soon
  • Super Cool modified DROID Boot Animation (Secret Suprise about the modification)
  • Ad Free
  • Working Mobile Bravia Engine working
  • Download Music Info Working
  • Heavily Tweaked Build.prop
  • Xperia Z Small Apps
  • ES File Manager 3
  • CPU Control in Settings
  • CPU Stats in Settings
  • AutoStart App Control under Settings
  • CyberShot 4.7.2
  • Xperia Z Task Switcher
  • Xperia JB Movies and Albums App
  • SenseMe Slideshow
  • My Xperia App
  • Battery Calibration App
  • OTA Update App
  • Enhanced Deep Sleep and Battery Life
  • Completely Stable
  • Loads more. See for yourself and tell me. Ill add up
  • More Features to be added on the upcoming v1.2.1 HotFix update


Kernel Thread - [Experimental by @etch04 ]
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  • Fixed NFC
  • All fixes from latest 6.2.A.1.100 FW
  • All blur pngs fixed
  • All new set of scripts
  • New SystemUI
  • New White Settings
  • Fixed all apks
  • Included Xposed App Package
  • SuperStamina led fix included
  • Light Manager added
  • Hotplug tweak added
  • Experimental 8.2
  • Smoother Faster
  • Sony Car Home
  • GPS Fixed
  • Many more
  • Based on latest firmware update 6.1.A.1.100
  • Pre-Rooted
  • Busybox added
  • All new modified Init.d Tweaks
  • Build.prop tweaks added
  • Super Stylish Home modded by Me
  • Xperia Z Ultra looks
  • Xperia Z Ultra Keyboard
  • Xperia Z Ultra Media Apps
  • New Sound Pack
  • De-Bloated
  • Widgets from Xperia Z Ultra
  • Some Stock Features like widgets remain
  • Experimental kernel v7.1
  • Small Apps
  • Loads more let me know

  • Newer Kernel
  • 390MB of available RAM instead of 380MB
  • Crossbreeder Integration
  • Fixed Reboot error while opening certain apps
  • Newer Kernel
  • Performance Edition
  • Modified hardware related file
  • New exclusive Project XV-R performance and battery life tweak
  • Deeper Sleep
  • Enabled Stage 6 Deep Sleep
  • Mali Tweaks
  • Kernel Tweaks added
  • Includes updates of v1.2.1
  • Fixed graphical glitch in SystemUI
  • Added NFC
  • Added Radio
  • Added Stock Clock and alarm clock
  • New Camera based on CyberShot 5.7.2
  • Fixed Notes FC in Small-apps
  • Added Notes
  • Tweaked Interactive Governor
  • Battery Saving ondemand governor [best one]
  • Hotplug tweak taken from siyah kernel SGSII
  • New Kernel
  • Micro Lags fixed
  • Better Performance
  • Better Battery Life
  • Network Locations added
  • Xperia P WhiteMagic Added
  • Loads more. Tell me if i missed something
  • Supercharged
  • Fixed SmallApps
  • init.d support added
  • init.d tweaks added
  • Google 4.2 Keyboard Added
  • LockScreen+PIN mod
  • Newer version of the kernel
  • Initial Release
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Download Link

Total Download Count for v1.2.0 to v1.4.2 [As on 30/06/2013 - 1127hrs]

Direct Downloads - 2208
Via OTA -


Flash only after you've flashed version v2.1.1

v2.1.1 [A.1.100 FW]

v1.2.0 to v1.4.1 [A.0.400 FW][OLD]

Project XV-R v.1.2.0

Dev Host -

Project XV-R v1.2.2 Update Package (Flash on v1.2.0 only)(Available on OTA too)

Download from HERE

Project XV-R v1.4.2 Update Package (Flash only after flashing v1.2.2)
Download from HERE

Project FireStorm R9 BETA TEST Verions only -
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NFC not working in the A.1.100 FW Update [Somebody please help me solve the bug. Not able to fix it]


How do I flash this ROM?

Reccommended that you flash stock ICS
Flash Munjeni's JB. Let it boot
Download and paste the rom on your SD card
Boot into CWM
Factory reset
Flash the ROM
Reboot your device.


Do I have to fastboot the boot.img inside the flash package?
No need. Just make sure youve Flashed Munjeni's JB. And then directly flash the XV-R flash package. It will automatically install the kernel via cwm. Makes it hassle free


The ROM is in 6 parts! How do I get the flashable zip file?
Download all the 6 parts from the mediafire folder and put them under one folder. Use WinZip, WinRAR or 7-zip to extract only the part01 and it'll automatically extract all others and making up the flashable zip file. WARNING: Do not rename the downloaded parts.


FC regarding Play Store?
Try deleting Google Settings and let Play Store download it again.


What works and what doesnt?
See for yourself. Don't ask please


Do I need an Unlocked Bootloader?
Yes, of course you do


Is overclock supported?
Yes, but the kernel included doesnt


Camera FC's on v1.2.2
Settings>Apps>All Apps> Camera>Force Stop >Clear Data


Why can't I find TimeScape, facebook, Walkman FB Integration, widgets etc?
The rom is de-bloated that is those features are removed so as to improve battery life, performance and ram availability


Which kernel does this rom use?
Experimental Kernel by @etch04 and updates are automatically released as and when the dev releases a newer version


Why does my phone randomly reboots?
Its a kernel bug and the kernel dev is working on it. Not a rom related bug


Auto-Correct doesnt work with Xperia Z Ultra keyboard on v2.1.1?
Go to Settings>Language and Input>Keyboard and Input Method>Settings for Xperia Keyboard>Writing Languages>Download any of the Language Pack you wish
And Your auto-correct will work


Home Launcher is only 4x4 instead of 5x4?
Settings>Apps>All Apps>Xperia Home>Clear data
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Tips and Tricks

  • Set Background Process to 3
  • Upgrade the rom to the latest version always
  • v1.2.2 has some new kernel tweaks and newer kernel with best battery life
For Battery Life (v1.2.2+)
  • Set Max Frequency to 600Mhz
  • Lowest to 200Mhz
  • Set governor and I/O combinations as
    Ondemand + deadline or Hotplug+cfq
    If you find a better combination let me know
  • Use WhiteMagic ALS for brightness control
  • Set it to Powersave mode
For Performance (v1.2.2+)
  • Set Max frequency to 1GHz
  • Lowest to 400/600MHz
  • Set governor and I/O combinations as
    Performance+cfq or hyper+sio or dyninteractive+sio/vr

Review and Feedback

for v2.1.1

by @cuartas

Ok here is my feedback after 10h testing.
1)Followed all steps, everything works fine during flashing, flashed Munjeni's ROM coming from experience 1.1.
2)ROM is smooth, it's like entering in a new world, animations, transitions, opening apps, everything if fast, even after installing all my apps
3)No home redraws, with whatsapp, gmail, etc, but with games (in my case angry birds) noticed redraws, but was too fast to put everything back to normal
4)No fc's by the moment
5)I love smallapps
6)Still testing battery, but currently I have 38%, coming from 95% since I begin to install the new ROM
7)Multitasking fine
8)Only one restart, configuring xperia keyboard, looks like was random restart, the rest of time never restarted again
9)Just installed the ROM got 160-150MB free, now with all apps I have between 80-50MB
10)Really don't like the app list, whats the utility of that band on the right?

Components working:
-FM radio: Yes
-NFC: No, no NFS settings and Xperia smartags are not compatible
-Camera: Yes, including video recording
-Illumination bar: No
-Notifications Led: Yes, tried with whatsapp, but led only works when device is with screen of or in lockscreen
-Bluetooth: Yes
-Floating touch: Yes, not glove mode, only to increase brightness when you put the finger over the screen and to select components in browsers (firefox for example)
-Talking on phone: Everything is fine
-Headphones and accesories: Yes
-Wifi: Yes

-When I close Walkman from multitask, the app crashes, and when I open the app again don't play from the track where I stopped to listen
-This probably is not a problem but, what the... with sounds?
-Xperia keyboard, when I select english language package, app usually fc, and can't be oppened again untill I erase data

Problems that some people have that I don't:
-No problems with systemUI

-Some way to use tab'n grid v3 mod?
-Whats the better config in CPU settings? currently I'm using ondemand + sio and get deep sleep
-Where can I find launcher settings

Your ROM is almost perfect, talking about smoothness and stability I can say that you made a great job, this ROM is great for daily use

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Feedback: The boot animation is amazing. I felt my xperia sola transformed into Iron Man. Haha. The 2 themes is also great. I'm using the red one now. The rom is smooth. Had random reboots, I think it happened twice. Battery life is also good. A really great rom indeed. Oh, the OTA is also working.
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Will test it soon and report any issues.


LOL Love the Boot Animation :P Booting for the first time and will report furthur on the ROM.

Testing in Progress : -

1) I cant see NFC in settings at the moment.

2) No other problems found so far.

Best wishes!

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