The philosophy of Chroma is to stay relatively close to Google's stock Lollipop with the additions of essential features that should have been included with stock Lollipop.
Layers 2.1 support
Silent mode (Settings > Sound & notifications > Interruptions)
Native LED notifications (solid, limited to RGB colors)
Status Bar Customization:
Battery Style (Icon Portrait/Landscape, Circle, Text, Hide) and Battery Percentage
Clock & Date (Show/Hide, Color, Alignment, AM/PM, Show/Hide Date, Date Style, Date Format)
Brightness Control (long press status bar to change brightness)
Double-tap status bar to turn screen off
Show/hide notification count
Quick pull-down on left/right side to pull down tiles
Pressing on clock or date on status bar opens up Clock, Calendar
Tile customizations (LTE, screenshot, sync, heads up, expanded desktop, and more)
Status bar weather
Enlarge 1st row, show 4 tiles per row, show/hide brightness slider
Heads up notifications
Show/hide brightness slider
Advanced location tile
Navigation bar customization
Rearrange navigation bar to your liking
Navigation bar height (48/44/40/36/32/28/24/20/0dp)
Navigation button tint
Show/hide arrow keys while typing
Kill app back button
Double tap navigation bar to sleep
Navigation ring customization
Clear all recents button (enable/disable) and location (top left, top right, top center, bottom left, bottom right, bottom center)
Lock screen customization
Power menu customization (power off, reboot, screenshot, airplane mode)
Advanced Reboot (reboot/soft reboot/recovery/bootloader)
Volume rocker customization:
Wake device with volume keys when screen off
Long press volume up/down keys to skip track when screen off
Volume key adjustment sound (enable/disable)
Volume key cursor control
A large number of optimizations and memory leak fixes
Animated expandable volume panel
Long press recents to swap back to previous app
AOSP Gallery2 with material design
Prevent accidental wake (proximity sensor before waking screen)
... and more (see changelog)
Special thanks to:
- People who have tipped/donated to me to support ongoing development
- sykopompos for the proprietary vendor organization
- franciscofranco for the kernel
- boysetsfire for the wallpapers and boot animation
- CyanogenMod as well as the open source community
Pre-requisites: unlocked bootloader | latest TWRP recovery
1. Download ROM, Gapps and put it on the phone's internal storage.
2. Boot into TWRP recovery.
3. Coming from a different ROM? Perform a factory reset using TWRP. If you're upgrading from Chroma ROM, proceed to dirty flash (nandroid backup before flashing is a good idea)
4. Clean Installation: Flash ROM, GApps
....Dirty Flash: Flash ROM, no need to wipe
5. Reboot and enjoy.
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Download: (thanks to @GtrCraft for compiling!)
Grouper (2012 WiFi): Chroma 2015-06-22 | GApps
Tilapia (2012 3G): Chroma 2015-06-22
You must flash SuperSU otherwise you will not have root access.
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Chroma, ROM for the Nexus 7
ROM OS Version: 5.1.x Lollipop
Last Updated 2015-06-22