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niaboc79

Recognized Developer / Inactive RT
Sep 8, 2007
12,444
68,206
Enghien
www.nirvana-records.be
existenz_ultra_banner.jpg


Introduction

Please welcome the third eXistenZ rom for the Xperia Acro S, eXistenZ Ultra.

The rom is based on latest Stock Sony 6.2.B.1.96 with nearly ALL Xperia Honami apps and complete framework :laugh:

Screenshots & Features

  • Themes

    eXistenZ_2.0.0_Themes_01.png


    eXistenZ_2.0.0_Themes_02.png


    eXistenZ_2.0.0_Themes_03.png


  • Phonebook



    New Feature:

    - Quick Dial
    - Call recording

  • Calendar



  • Conversations



    New Feature:

    - Sent time timestamp

  • Home & Status Bar



    New Feature:

    - Honami status bar.
    - Honami quick settings with long press on toggle feature to open selected setting.
    - Brightness toggle open now a dialog box with slider.
    - Advanced volume control.

  • Widgets



    New Feature:

    - Light Torch widgets.

  • Clocks



  • Walkman



    New Feature:

    - Parameters and Sound settings themed in White.

  • Album, Movies & Notes



  • Camera



  • Settings





    New Feature:

    - eXistenZ setting added.
    - Performance control added.
    - Vibrator added.
    - APK installer themed.
    - Sound picker themed.
    - Wallpaper and live Wallpaper picker themed.
    - When screen off, long press volume up and down to skip tracks.
    - When screen off, option to use camera shutter button to play or pause music.
    - Long press back to kill app.
    - Advanced volume dialog box.
  • Xperia Honami Framework



    New Feature:

    - Textfields
    - Text selection Options
    - Text Highlights
    - Selection Dialog Box
    - Spinners
    - Time and Day pickers



    New Feature:

    - Status bar rounded corners
    - Navigation bar rounded corners
    - List section Dividers
    - List section Titles
    - Tabs
    - Progress Bars



    New Feature:

    - Switchs
    - Scrubbers
    - Buttons Checks (with animation)
    - Buttons Radios (with animation)
    - Buttons Defaults
    - Buttons Toggles
    - Buttons Stars
    - Power menu

XDA:DevDB Information
Xperia Acro S - eXistenZ Ultra, a ROM for the Sony Xperia Acro S

Contributors
niaboc79, gravtec
ROM OS Version: 4.1.x Jelly Bean
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
ROM Firmware Required: none
Based On: Stock Sony 6.2.B.1.96

Version Information
Status: Testing
Beta Release Date: 2013-10-13

Created 2013-10-13
Last Updated 2014-02-22
 

niaboc79

Recognized Developer / Inactive RT
Sep 8, 2007
12,444
68,206
Enghien
www.nirvana-records.be
Install Instructions

Fresh installation:

  • LOCKED Bootloader
    • Flash official Sony's 4.1.2 6.2.B.1.96 with flashtool.
    • Root using DoomLord method.
    • Install a recovery.
    • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache.
    • Flash the rom.
    • Flash 6.2.B.1.96 kernel only with flashtool (see FAQ).


  • UNLOCKED Bootloader
    • Flash official Sony's 4.1.2 6.2.B.1.96 with flashtool.
    • Root using DoomLord method.
    • Install a recovery.
    • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache.
    • Flash the rom.

From an other eXistenZ:

  • Backup your datas
  • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache
  • Flash the rom.
  • Restore your datas

From an other Stock based rom:

  • Do a fresh installation!

From anything else (CM10, PAC, ...):

  • Do a fresh installation!

Bugs

  • Camera have problems in auto mode (use manual and follow FAQ ;) )


FAQ

  • How to use Honami Camera to avoid force close, please follow this carrefully

    - After the installation of the rom, install Camera widget.
    - Click on the dinosaur.
    - Directly click again on the dinosaur at bottom left and select manual.
    - Never touch Superior auto or you will have to follow these steps again.

    Until now you can use the camera shortcut normally ;)

    - These settings are not working, don't touch them:

    - Stabilizer
    - ISO
    - Superior Auto
    - 2MP

    - DON'T ASK FIX! I will do when I will do if possible!

  • Some icons are missing on Home drawer.

    Go in settings/apps/all and force stop of Xperia Home.

  • Quick settings are force closing...

    Try to uncheck all toggles and reboot.

    If it doesn't work, move a few toggles, let it force closing 5 or 6 times ;)

  • My battery is draining fast?

    Do a fresh installation, let the rom settle and charge your phone a few times to let the battery calibrate.

    Use stock or Doom kernels, they are done by qualified people.

  • How to flash 6.2.B.1.96 Kernel with flashtool?

    1) Download any FTF of latest 6.2.B.1.96 firmware and place it in firmware folder of flashtool.
    2) Plug the USB.
    3) Open Flash tool and click on the lightning logo.
    4) Select Flashmode.
    5) Select 6.2.B.1.96 firmware on left side.
    6) Uncheck kernel, fota, data, cache & appslog on right side.

    attachment.php


    7) Select Flash at bottom.
    8) When asked, unplug USB and turn off phone.
    9) Plug USB again while you are pressing volume down.
 

niaboc79

Recognized Developer / Inactive RT
Sep 8, 2007
12,444
68,206
Enghien
www.nirvana-records.be
Add ons

  • Advanced Stock Camera & Widget

    This will replace Honami Camera by a fully fonctionnal stock camera with Superior Auto feature.

    The camera widget is also replaced by a new one with:

    • Shortcut to Torch Light
    • Shortcut to same option as quick launch setting (The Video Camera).


    Advanced_Stock_Camera.jpg


    1) Flash this in recovery: http://www.mediafire.com/download/awfybmc8ay1dlpm/Advanced_Stock_Camera.zip
    2) Wipe cache and Dalvik Cache
    3) Reboot
    4) Go in settings/apps/all and clear data of everything related to camera.


    TIPS: If you still have problems of force closing, better to do a new fresh installation of rom and flash this add on just after the rom installation before to reboot.
 

niaboc79

Recognized Developer / Inactive RT
Sep 8, 2007
12,444
68,206
Enghien
www.nirvana-records.be
Download

MD5 v1:

eXistenZ Ultra v1.1.5: https://mega.co.nz/#!0EFUCT7S!afc5QCS7cBFW92YWcU3heXyXx8khMoP_E6Wz3zeqKgQ

IF YOU DOWNLOAD AND ENJOY MY WORK PLEASE CONSIDER PRESS DIFFERENT THANKS BUTTONS ;)

Changelog

  • eXistenZ Ultra v1.0.0


    - Based on latest official 4.1.2 6.2.B.1.96
    - Fully Deodexed and Zipaligned with DSIXDA's Kitchen
    - Xperia Honami X-Reality.
    - Xperia Honami Phonebook.
    - Xperia Honami multi small apps.
    - Xperia Honami Calendar.
    - Xperia Honami Conversations.
    - Xperia Honami Home.
    - Xperia Honami Widgets.
    - Xperia Honami Clocks.
    - Xperia Honami Camera.
    - Xperia Honami Settings.
    - Xperia Honami Calculator.
    - Xperia Honami Keybords.
    - Xperia Honami Note.
    - Xperia Honami Sketch.
    - Xperia Honami Boot Animation
    - Xperia Honami Ringtones.
    - Xperia Honami Wallpapers.
    - Xperia Honami Real Themes with new theme accent colors.
    - Xperia Honami Walkman.
    - Xperia Honami Album.
    - Xperia Honami Movies.
    - Xperia Honami fully working SystemUI with rounded corners and changing colors according to application.
    - New themes (Red, Yellow, Blue and Green)
    - Power menu with different reboot options.
    - Advanced volume settings.
    - Full control of music with volume and camera shutter when screen is off.
    - Long press back to kill apps.
    - Clear all recent Tasks button in task switcher.
    - Many pre-installed small apps.
    - Full Honami frameworks:
    • All icons.
    • All buttons added with animations (Group, Radio, Check, Default, Rating, ... ).
    • Scrubbers and Switchs.
    • List section dividers and colored titles according to theme accent.
    • Texfields with changing color according to theme accent.
    • Cabs backgrounds.
    • Contact pictures with changing color according to theme accent.
    • Dialog titles and dividers with changing color according to theme accent.
    • Progress bars.
    • All is there and only on eXistenZ as I used a new way to compile framework-res
    - Xperia Honami animations.
    - Many more I can't remember right now ;)

  • eXistenZ Ultra v1.1.5


    - Missing thumbnails for videos fixed.
    - Layout problems with sketch fixed.
    - Add of Honami Tasks application.

  • eXistenZ Ultra v1.4.0 (OTA Update)

    - Add of Honami Tasks application.
    - Add Honami Task Switcher.
    - Add Serajr Clear All Recent Tasks.
    - Add Honami Small Apps Launcher.
    - Add eXistenZ Small App Calculator.
    - Home updated to 6.1.A.0.5
    - Walkman updated to 8.0.A.0.3
    - Video updated to 5.1.A.2.12
    - Album updated to 5.2.A.1.20
    - Honami framework updated.
    - Calculator layout fixed.
    - Heating problem fixed.
    - Battery drain fixed.

  • eXistenZ Ultra v2.0.5 (OTA Update):

    - New framework allowing Theming.
    - New Home launcher allowing Theming.
    - New SystemUI allowing Theming.
    - 12 Quick Settings allowed.
    - Triflat theme ported.
    - Noir theme ported.
    - Woody theme ported.
    - Xperia Z1S keyboard with emoji.
    - eXistenZ Clock Widget.
    - eXistenZ Weather Widget.
    - Background Defocus Camera Add on.
    - Sanrio Effect Camera Add on.
    - AR Effect for Line Camera Add on.
    - Latest Conversation app.
    - Latest Album app.
    - Latest Walkman app.
 
Last edited:

gravtec

Senior Member
May 21, 2011
546
331
OnePlus 5T
@niaboc79 pls add changelog for v1.1.5. Thanks

Sent from my LT26w using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

---------- Post added at 04:55 AM ---------- Previous post was at 04:52 AM ----------

Hello Niaboc79!
I did a perfectly clean n fresh install but the battery drain isnt disapear...

Stock Rom n kernel, root, recovery after your ROM and battery problem...

Any ideas???

Try calibrate battery

Sent from my LT26w using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
 

teddy0209

Senior Member
Feb 5, 2011
2,318
690
Nice to see you here again in Acro S niaboc79!!!
Greatly appreciate your work!!! =)

67% done... Can't wait to install it...

Edit:
Done with download and install...
Rom is great!!!
 
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gravtec

Senior Member
May 21, 2011
546
331
OnePlus 5T

dunkelfalke

Senior Member
Jan 12, 2007
85
4
Decent ROM, but unfortunately all the ANT+ drivers are missing.
I have tried to restore the titanium backup of the drivers, unfortunately it has not helped, ANT+ is completely dead.
 
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    existenz_ultra_banner.jpg


    Introduction

    Please welcome the third eXistenZ rom for the Xperia Acro S, eXistenZ Ultra.

    The rom is based on latest Stock Sony 6.2.B.1.96 with nearly ALL Xperia Honami apps and complete framework :laugh:

    Screenshots & Features

    • Themes

      eXistenZ_2.0.0_Themes_01.png


      eXistenZ_2.0.0_Themes_02.png


      eXistenZ_2.0.0_Themes_03.png


    • Phonebook



      New Feature:

      - Quick Dial
      - Call recording

    • Calendar



    • Conversations



      New Feature:

      - Sent time timestamp

    • Home & Status Bar



      New Feature:

      - Honami status bar.
      - Honami quick settings with long press on toggle feature to open selected setting.
      - Brightness toggle open now a dialog box with slider.
      - Advanced volume control.

    • Widgets



      New Feature:

      - Light Torch widgets.

    • Clocks



    • Walkman



      New Feature:

      - Parameters and Sound settings themed in White.

    • Album, Movies & Notes



    • Camera



    • Settings





      New Feature:

      - eXistenZ setting added.
      - Performance control added.
      - Vibrator added.
      - APK installer themed.
      - Sound picker themed.
      - Wallpaper and live Wallpaper picker themed.
      - When screen off, long press volume up and down to skip tracks.
      - When screen off, option to use camera shutter button to play or pause music.
      - Long press back to kill app.
      - Advanced volume dialog box.
    • Xperia Honami Framework



      New Feature:

      - Textfields
      - Text selection Options
      - Text Highlights
      - Selection Dialog Box
      - Spinners
      - Time and Day pickers



      New Feature:

      - Status bar rounded corners
      - Navigation bar rounded corners
      - List section Dividers
      - List section Titles
      - Tabs
      - Progress Bars



      New Feature:

      - Switchs
      - Scrubbers
      - Buttons Checks (with animation)
      - Buttons Radios (with animation)
      - Buttons Defaults
      - Buttons Toggles
      - Buttons Stars
      - Power menu

    XDA:DevDB Information
    Xperia Acro S - eXistenZ Ultra, a ROM for the Sony Xperia Acro S

    Contributors
    niaboc79, gravtec
    ROM OS Version: 4.1.x Jelly Bean
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
    ROM Firmware Required: none
    Based On: Stock Sony 6.2.B.1.96

    Version Information
    Status: Testing
    Beta Release Date: 2013-10-13

    Created 2013-10-13
    Last Updated 2014-02-22
    58
    Download

    MD5 v1:

    eXistenZ Ultra v1.1.5: https://mega.co.nz/#!0EFUCT7S!afc5QCS7cBFW92YWcU3heXyXx8khMoP_E6Wz3zeqKgQ

    IF YOU DOWNLOAD AND ENJOY MY WORK PLEASE CONSIDER PRESS DIFFERENT THANKS BUTTONS ;)

    Changelog

    • eXistenZ Ultra v1.0.0


      - Based on latest official 4.1.2 6.2.B.1.96
      - Fully Deodexed and Zipaligned with DSIXDA's Kitchen
      - Xperia Honami X-Reality.
      - Xperia Honami Phonebook.
      - Xperia Honami multi small apps.
      - Xperia Honami Calendar.
      - Xperia Honami Conversations.
      - Xperia Honami Home.
      - Xperia Honami Widgets.
      - Xperia Honami Clocks.
      - Xperia Honami Camera.
      - Xperia Honami Settings.
      - Xperia Honami Calculator.
      - Xperia Honami Keybords.
      - Xperia Honami Note.
      - Xperia Honami Sketch.
      - Xperia Honami Boot Animation
      - Xperia Honami Ringtones.
      - Xperia Honami Wallpapers.
      - Xperia Honami Real Themes with new theme accent colors.
      - Xperia Honami Walkman.
      - Xperia Honami Album.
      - Xperia Honami Movies.
      - Xperia Honami fully working SystemUI with rounded corners and changing colors according to application.
      - New themes (Red, Yellow, Blue and Green)
      - Power menu with different reboot options.
      - Advanced volume settings.
      - Full control of music with volume and camera shutter when screen is off.
      - Long press back to kill apps.
      - Clear all recent Tasks button in task switcher.
      - Many pre-installed small apps.
      - Full Honami frameworks:
      • All icons.
      • All buttons added with animations (Group, Radio, Check, Default, Rating, ... ).
      • Scrubbers and Switchs.
      • List section dividers and colored titles according to theme accent.
      • Texfields with changing color according to theme accent.
      • Cabs backgrounds.
      • Contact pictures with changing color according to theme accent.
      • Dialog titles and dividers with changing color according to theme accent.
      • Progress bars.
      • All is there and only on eXistenZ as I used a new way to compile framework-res
      - Xperia Honami animations.
      - Many more I can't remember right now ;)

    • eXistenZ Ultra v1.1.5


      - Missing thumbnails for videos fixed.
      - Layout problems with sketch fixed.
      - Add of Honami Tasks application.

    • eXistenZ Ultra v1.4.0 (OTA Update)

      - Add of Honami Tasks application.
      - Add Honami Task Switcher.
      - Add Serajr Clear All Recent Tasks.
      - Add Honami Small Apps Launcher.
      - Add eXistenZ Small App Calculator.
      - Home updated to 6.1.A.0.5
      - Walkman updated to 8.0.A.0.3
      - Video updated to 5.1.A.2.12
      - Album updated to 5.2.A.1.20
      - Honami framework updated.
      - Calculator layout fixed.
      - Heating problem fixed.
      - Battery drain fixed.

    • eXistenZ Ultra v2.0.5 (OTA Update):

      - New framework allowing Theming.
      - New Home launcher allowing Theming.
      - New SystemUI allowing Theming.
      - 12 Quick Settings allowed.
      - Triflat theme ported.
      - Noir theme ported.
      - Woody theme ported.
      - Xperia Z1S keyboard with emoji.
      - eXistenZ Clock Widget.
      - eXistenZ Weather Widget.
      - Background Defocus Camera Add on.
      - Sanrio Effect Camera Add on.
      - AR Effect for Line Camera Add on.
      - Latest Conversation app.
      - Latest Album app.
      - Latest Walkman app.
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    Add ons

    • Advanced Stock Camera & Widget

      This will replace Honami Camera by a fully fonctionnal stock camera with Superior Auto feature.

      The camera widget is also replaced by a new one with:

      • Shortcut to Torch Light
      • Shortcut to same option as quick launch setting (The Video Camera).


      Advanced_Stock_Camera.jpg


      1) Flash this in recovery: http://www.mediafire.com/download/awfybmc8ay1dlpm/Advanced_Stock_Camera.zip
      2) Wipe cache and Dalvik Cache
      3) Reboot
      4) Go in settings/apps/all and clear data of everything related to camera.


      TIPS: If you still have problems of force closing, better to do a new fresh installation of rom and flash this add on just after the rom installation before to reboot.
    46
    Install Instructions

    Fresh installation:

    • LOCKED Bootloader
      • Flash official Sony's 4.1.2 6.2.B.1.96 with flashtool.
      • Root using DoomLord method.
      • Install a recovery.
      • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache.
      • Flash the rom.
      • Flash 6.2.B.1.96 kernel only with flashtool (see FAQ).


    • UNLOCKED Bootloader
      • Flash official Sony's 4.1.2 6.2.B.1.96 with flashtool.
      • Root using DoomLord method.
      • Install a recovery.
      • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache.
      • Flash the rom.

    From an other eXistenZ:

    • Backup your datas
    • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache
    • Flash the rom.
    • Restore your datas

    From an other Stock based rom:

    • Do a fresh installation!

    From anything else (CM10, PAC, ...):

    • Do a fresh installation!

    Bugs

    • Camera have problems in auto mode (use manual and follow FAQ ;) )


    FAQ

    • How to use Honami Camera to avoid force close, please follow this carrefully

      - After the installation of the rom, install Camera widget.
      - Click on the dinosaur.
      - Directly click again on the dinosaur at bottom left and select manual.
      - Never touch Superior auto or you will have to follow these steps again.

      Until now you can use the camera shortcut normally ;)

      - These settings are not working, don't touch them:

      - Stabilizer
      - ISO
      - Superior Auto
      - 2MP

      - DON'T ASK FIX! I will do when I will do if possible!

    • Some icons are missing on Home drawer.

      Go in settings/apps/all and force stop of Xperia Home.

    • Quick settings are force closing...

      Try to uncheck all toggles and reboot.

      If it doesn't work, move a few toggles, let it force closing 5 or 6 times ;)

    • My battery is draining fast?

      Do a fresh installation, let the rom settle and charge your phone a few times to let the battery calibrate.

      Use stock or Doom kernels, they are done by qualified people.

    • How to flash 6.2.B.1.96 Kernel with flashtool?

      1) Download any FTF of latest 6.2.B.1.96 firmware and place it in firmware folder of flashtool.
      2) Plug the USB.
      3) Open Flash tool and click on the lightning logo.
      4) Select Flashmode.
      5) Select 6.2.B.1.96 firmware on left side.
      6) Uncheck kernel, fota, data, cache & appslog on right side.

      attachment.php


      7) Select Flash at bottom.
      8) When asked, unplug USB and turn off phone.
      9) Plug USB again while you are pressing volume down.
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    Credits

    Thanks for help and support to these great guys:

    gravtec | Felimenta97 | Serajr | Erorcun | machao44 | krabappel2548