Search results

  1. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][KIW-L21] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [Stock Style Beta]

    As well as my main Custom ROM for all current Honor devices, I am excited to announce a Beta release of the 'Stock Style' version. This ROM is based on the main MCR, but has a host of changes to provide a more 'stock Android' experience! Changes include... Removed all 'additional apps'...
  2. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][PE-TL10] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [Stock Style Beta]

    As well as my main Custom ROM for all current Honor devices, I am excited to announce a Beta release of the 'Stock Style' version. This ROM is based on the main MCR, but has a host of changes to provide a more 'stock Android' experience! Changes include... Removed all 'additional apps'...
  3. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][H60-L04] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [Stock Style Beta]

    As well as my main Custom ROM for all current Honor devices, I am excited to announce a Beta release of the 'Stock Style' version. This ROM is based on the main MCR, but has a host of changes to provide a more 'stock Android' experience! Changes include... Removed all 'additional apps'...
  4. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][PLK-L01] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [Stock Style Beta]

    As well as my main Custom ROM for all current Honor devices, I am excited to announce a Beta release of the 'Stock Style' version. This ROM is based on the main MCR, but has a host of changes to provide a more 'stock Android' experience! Changes include... Removed all 'additional apps'...
  5. paulobrien

    Thread De-brand and enable calls on the LTE Mediapad M2 8.0

    Hi all! I just posted a guide on how to de-brand and enable calling on the LTE Mediapad M2 8.0 Details here: http://www.modaco.com/news/android/you-can-now-de-brand-and-enable-calls-on-your-vodafone-mediapad-m2-80-r1645/ Cheers! P
  6. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][PE-TL10] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [EMUI Style]

    I'm pleased to present my MoDaCo Custom ROM for the Honor 6 Plus PE-TL10! READ THIS WHOLE POST BEFORE YOU START! No, really, it contains everything you need to know. About MoDaCo Custom ROMs MoDaCo Custom ROMs are based on official ROMs. A MCR release is designed to feel like a stock Emotion...
  7. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][H60-L04] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [EMUI Style]

    I'm pleased to present my MoDaCo Custom ROM for the Honor 6 H60-L04! READ THIS WHOLE POST BEFORE YOU START! No, really, it contains everything you need to know. About MoDaCo Custom ROMs MoDaCo Custom ROMs are based on official ROMs. A MCR release is designed to feel like a stock Emotion UI...
  8. paulobrien

    Thread How to build the kernel for your Huawei P9 Plus

    Huawei have helpfully released the kernel source for the Huawei P9 Plus on their download site. Impressively, the version posted there (3.10.90) actually matches the current release build. However, the download itself is only part of the puzzle - it's important to then know how to compile it and...
  9. paulobrien

    Thread Stockify theme for EMUI

    Hi all! I have created a new theme called 'Stockify' for EMUI4+ devices. It has a few interesting things... Where possible all icons are replaced by their stock Android equivalent Other icons are replaced with fully licenced icons from icons8 The theme is deployed via the Play Store - you will...
  10. paulobrien

    Thread Stockify theme for EMUI

    Hi all! I have created a new theme called 'Stockify' for EMUI4+ devices. It has a few interesting things... Where possible all icons are replaced by their stock Android equivalent Other icons are replaced with fully licenced icons from icons8 The theme is deployed via the Play Store - you will...
  11. paulobrien

    Thread Stockify theme for EMUI

    Hi all! I have created a new theme called 'Stockify' for EMUI4+ devices. It has a few interesting things... Where possible all icons are replaced by their stock Android equivalent Other icons are replaced with fully licenced icons from icons8 The theme is deployed via the Play Store - you will...
  12. paulobrien

    Thread Stockify theme for EMUI

    Hi all! I have created a new theme called 'Stockify' for EMUI4+ devices. It has a few interesting things... Where possible all icons are replaced by their stock Android equivalent Other icons are replaced with fully licenced icons from icons8 The theme is deployed via the Play Store - you will...
  13. paulobrien

    Thread Stockify theme for EMUI

    Hi all! I have created a new theme called 'Stockify' for EMUI4+ devices. It has a few interesting things... Where possible all icons are replaced by their stock Android equivalent Other icons are replaced with fully licenced icons from icons8 The theme is deployed via the Play Store - you will...
  14. paulobrien

    Thread Stockify theme for EMUI

    Hi all! I have created a new theme called 'Stockify' for EMUI4+ devices. It has a few interesting things... Where possible all icons are replaced by their stock Android equivalent Other icons are replaced with fully licenced icons from icons8 The theme is deployed via the Play Store - you will...
  15. paulobrien

    Thread [RECOVERY][RC] TWRP for the Honor 6 Plus

    Hi all! I am working on getting official TWRP support for the Honor 6 (aka 'Mogolia') as I have for the other Huawei / Honor devices. After creating a basic build tree and doing my own testing, I will be submitting the files for official TWRP support shortly, but in the mean time you can check...
  16. paulobrien

    Thread [RECOVERY][RC] TWRP for the Honor 6

    Hi all! I am working on getting official TWRP support for the Honor 6 (aka 'Mogolia') as I have for the other Huawei / Honor devices. After creating a basic build tree and doing my own testing, I will be submitting the files for official TWRP support shortly, but in the mean time you can check...
  17. paulobrien

    Thread [RECOVERY][RC] TWRP for the Huawei Mate 8 (with decryption support)

    Hi all! I am looking at getting official TWRP support for the Mate 8 (aka 'Next') (as I have for the other Huawei / Honor devices. After creating a basic build tree, I have been spending countless hours reversing the decryption routines from the stock recovery and the good news is - I have a...
  18. paulobrien

    Thread TWRP with /data decryption coming soon [edit: RC!]

    I fixed the decryption this morning, I'll be submitting for official TWRP support soon. [Edit: I put a RC up in this topic!] P Sent from my HUAWEI NXT-L29 using Tapatalk
  19. paulobrien

    Thread C432 oeminfo flash for TWRP

    I recently posted the B136 EVA-L09 dload file in this topic, which a number of people are using to de-brand their UK devices on operators such as Vodafone. If you do so, you end up on C900, which is a cross-flash version, which isn't safetynet certified (no Android Pay compatibility). The...
  20. paulobrien

    Thread Stock ROM dload file - P9 EVA-L09 B136

    Hi all! I've uploaded the stock ROM dload file for the P9, version B136 for the EVA-L09 variant. Copy the dload folder to a microSD card, turn off the phone and turn it back on with no PC connected*cable inserted, holding both volume buttons. Make sure you have plenty of battery left. Your...
  21. paulobrien

    Thread r1 - Custom ROM starter template - Mate 8 NXT-L29 B180

    Ahead of my own MoDaCo Custom ROM for the Mate 8, which is coming soon, I've created a custom ROM starter template for anyone who wants to have a go. It's a bit different. Basically, this ROM template will let you create your own custom ROM VERY easily. Easier than ever before. All you have to...
  22. paulobrien

    Thread r1 - Custom ROM starter template - Huawei P9 EVA-L09 B136

    Let's get some custom ROM tweaking going on for our P9s! :) Ahead of my own MoDaCo Custom ROM for the P9, which is coming soon, I've created a custom ROM starter template for anyone who wants to have a go. It's a bit different. Basically, this ROM template will let you create your own custom...
  23. paulobrien

    Thread r1 - Custom ROM starter template - Honor 6 Plus PE-TL10 B521

    Let's get some custom ROM tweaking going on for our 6 Plus'! :) Ahead of my own MoDaCo Custom ROM for the 6 Plus, which is coming soon, I've created a custom ROM starter template for anyone who wants to have a go. It's a bit different. Basically, this ROM template will let you create your own...
  24. paulobrien

    Thread r1 - Custom ROM starter template - Honor 6 H60-L04 B820

    Let's get some custom ROM tweaking going on for our 6s! :) Ahead of my own MoDaCo Custom ROM for the 6, which is coming soon, I've created a custom ROM starter template for anyone who wants to have a go. It's a bit different. Basically, this ROM template will let you create your own custom ROM...
  25. paulobrien

    Thread How to build the kernel for your Huawei P9

    Huawei have helpfully released the kernel source for the Huawei P9 on their download site. Impressively, the version posted there (3.10.90) actually matches the current release build (B136). However, the download itself is only part of the puzzle - it's important to then know how to compile it...
  26. paulobrien

    Thread [RECOVERY][RC] TWRP for the Huawei P9 (with decryption support)

    Hi all! I am looking at getting official TWRP support for the P9 (aka 'Eva') (as I have for the other Huawei / Honor devices. After creating a basic build tree, I have been spending countless hours reversing the decryption routines from the stock recovery and the good news is - I have a RC...
  27. paulobrien

    Thread KIW-L21 C432B130 (UK) full revert package

    If you have modified your device, are still on Lollipop and you'd like to revert your UK device back to complete stock, then you can use this package. Download the zip, extract and put on a microSD (preversing the dload/UPDATE.APP structure). Turn off your device, plug it into a charger (but...
  28. paulobrien

    Thread [RECOVERY][3.0.2.0][OFFICIAL] TWRP Recovery for Plank (Honor 7)

    I've been working on creating the basic device tree needed to get the latest TWRP built for our Honor 7s and most importantly, accepted as an official TWRP recovery. Edit: We're now official! Download from the TWRP website. Test updated version: DOWNLOAD - twrp-3.0.2-0-plank-modaco-rc3.img*-...
  29. paulobrien

    Thread [KERNEL][PLK-L01][3.10.101 / UBERTC 4.9] r2 - MoDaCo Custom Kernel

    I'm pleased to post my custom kernel. Going forward this will be integrated into MoDaCo Custom ROM also, but it is also available to flash separately if you choose, for example for use with the stock ROM. Points to note... This kernel is ready-patched for root and SELinux permissive by default...
  30. paulobrien

    Thread Guide: How to build the kernel for your Honor 7

    Huawei have helpfully released the kernel source for the Honor 7 on their download site. Impressively, the version posted there (3.10.86) actually matches the current release build (B330). However, the download itself is only part of the puzzle - it's important to then know how to compile it and...
  31. paulobrien

    Thread Let's try and solve the Honor / Huawei 'missing notification' problem

    I suspect most of us have seen the issue with 'missing notifications' on Honor / Huawei devices. When you add an app to the protected apps list, make sure the various battery and startup optimisations are disabled, do everything you can... still the system seems to shut the app down and...
  32. paulobrien

    Thread Call Recording

    I've been looking into how to enable call recording on Marshmallow (as per the Chinese ROMs). I'm close, but not quite there - I have it enabled, I have a record button in the dialler, I have a record tab in the recordings app... so close... but I am getting a permissions failure when I hit the...
  33. paulobrien

    Thread Huawei Mate 8 and Huawei P9 stock themes

    Hi all! I've extracted the Huawei Mate 8 and Huawei P9 themes for use on other EMUI devices (like the Honor 7!) You can find them in the zips in these posts - extract and push all the files to /sdcard/HWThemes to use. Mate 8 - details P9 - details Enjoy! P
  34. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][KIW-L21] r3 - De-odexed, rooted and Xposed B130

    Hi all! By popular demand and so we can start delving a little deeper into customising our devices, I've prepared a de-odexed, rooted and Xposed ROM for our Honor 5Xs, based on the B130 build. What does this mean? De-odexed means that the apps no longer have a dependency on the framework...
  35. paulobrien

    Thread Working Xposed for Honor 7

    I posted this in Development, but thought it worthy of mentioning here also - I've released a deodexed, rooted, Xposed enabled stock ROM repack for the Honor 7 (B330). Full details here - http://forum.xda-developers.com/honor-7/development/rom-r1-odexed-rooted-xposed-b330-t3348159 Enjoy! P
  36. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][PLK-L01] r1 - De-odexed, rooted and Xposed B330

    Hi all! By popular demand and so we can start delving a little deeper into customising our devices, I've prepared a de-odexed, rooted and Xposed ROM for our Honor 7s, based on the B330 Marshmallow build. What does this mean? De-odexed means that the apps no longer have a dependency on the...
  37. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][PLK-L01] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [EMUI Style]

    I'm pleased to present my MoDaCo Custom ROM for the Honor 7 PLK-L01! READ THIS WHOLE POST BEFORE YOU START! No, really, it contains everything you need to know. About MoDaCo Custom ROMs MoDaCo Custom ROMs are based on official ROMs. A MCR release is designed to feel like a stock Emotion UI...
  38. paulobrien

    Thread r4 - Custom ROM starter template - Honor 7 PLK-L01 B370

    Let's get some custom ROM tweaking going on for our 7s! :) As well as my own MoDaCo Custom ROM for the 5X, I've created a custom ROM starter template for anyone who wants to have a go. It's a bit different. Basically, this ROM template will let you create your own custom ROM VERY easily...
  39. paulobrien

    Thread [ROM][KIW-L21] r7 - MoDaCo Custom ROM [EMUI Style]

    I'm pleased to present my MoDaCo Custom ROM for the Honor 5X KIW-L21! READ THIS WHOLE POST BEFORE YOU START! No, really, it contains everything you need to know. About MoDaCo Custom ROMs MoDaCo Custom ROMs are based on official ROMs. A MCR release is designed to feel like a stock Emotion UI...
  40. paulobrien

    Thread r4 - Custom ROM starter template - Honor 5X KIW-L21 B330

    As well as my own MoDaCo Custom ROM for the 5X, I've created a custom ROM starter template for anyone who wants to have a go. It's a bit different. Basically, this ROM template will let you create your own custom ROM VERY easily. Easier than ever before. All you have to do is... download my...
  41. paulobrien

    Thread Guide: How to bootloader unlock your Honor 7 (official and unofficial methods)

    All Honor devices currently shipped with a locked bootloader. As long as manufacturers provide a way to unlock, then we're down with that - it helps keep your device secure and means that if you lose it, it's harder for people to steal your data (the process of unlocking the bootloader wipes the...
  42. paulobrien

    Thread Guide: How to bootloader unlock your Honor 5X (official and unofficial methods)

    All Honor devices currently shipped with a locked bootloader. As long as manufacturers provide a way to unlock, then we're down with that - it helps keep your device secure and means that if you lose it, it's harder for people to steal your data (the process of unlocking the bootloader wipes the...
  43. paulobrien

    Thread Guide: How to 'Stockify' your Honor 5X

    Originally posted here I'm going to straight up admit that, while EMUI does add a ton of useful tweaks and improvements to Android, not everything in it is to everybody's taste, particularly if you are a big stock Android fan. In this guide (which was written based on Honor 5 software version...
  44. paulobrien

    Thread Guide: How to 'Stockify' your Honor 7

    Originally posted here I'm going to straight up admit that, while EMUI does add a ton of useful tweaks and improvements to Android, not everything in it is to everybody's taste, particularly if you are a big stock Android fan. In this guide (which was written based on Honor 7 software version...
  45. paulobrien

    Thread [THEME] Spectrum Pure (can use as a base theme)

    I had created a new theme for our Honor 5Xs (and Honor 7), Spectrum Pure. Spectrum Pure is simple - it takes the stock theme, Spectrum, and removes the odd icon backgrounds and the customised icons. This is not actually as simple as it sounds - the stock 'icons' file on the Honor 5X containts...
  46. paulobrien

    Thread [THEME] Spectrum Pure (can use as a base theme)

    I had created a new theme for our Honor 7s (and Honor 5X), Spectrum Pure. Spectrum Pure is simple - it takes the stock theme, Spectrum, and removes the odd icon backgrounds and the customised icons. This is not actually as simple as it sounds - the stock 'icons' file on the Honor 7 containts...
  47. paulobrien

    Thread Emotion UI - Anatomy of a theme

    Originally posted here EMUI takes a lot of stick, rightly or wrongly, about the changes it makes to base Android. In reality though, it does make a number of improvements, one of which is the comprehensive theme engine. In this post, I'm going to talk a bit about the format of the Emotion UI...
  48. paulobrien

    Thread Honor 7 button combinations clarified

    When you're messing around with hacking your Honor 7, it's actually very difficult to brick. Believe me, I've tried! But it is easy to get in a situation where, if you don't know the relevant key combos, you can get a bit stuck. To help avoid this, I'm clarifying the key combos for our devices...
  49. paulobrien

    Thread PM Plus for Honor 7

    I happened to stumble across this add-on for Phone Manager in the Play Store recently. It looks legit and seems to add a genuinely useful feature or two to PM. Thoughts? Anyone played with this? https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.huawei.pmplus P
  50. paulobrien

    Thread Enabling storage adoption in Marshmallow on the Honor 7

    Note: This guide is only tested on the Honor 7 B320 Marshmallow release The Marshmallow Beta for the Honor 7 is great, making a very nice device feel even better. But one thing missing is the option to 'adopt' microSD cards as Internal Storage, something that is particularly useful on the Honor...