Saturday, June 14, 2014

[ROM] ANDROID 4.4.3 FOR SONY XPERIA U [SLIMKAT]

HERE IT IS!
Finally android 4.4.3 on your Sony Xperia U!
So check this out... 

About Slim:
SlimRoms is a custom android operating system. The main goal is to offer users a slimmed down but still feature rich alternative to other android operating systems.
The entire SlimTeam work together to bring you this tailor-made beauty straight from Android Open Source Project (AOSP) source code.
All of the sources can be publicly viewed through GitHub and you can stop by the public Gerrit to submit patches of any type.

SlimKat is the project name for SlimRoms based on Android 4.4 and offers the following original features:

The Real Dark Slim
Full system-wide dark interfaces. - If you like it smooth and classy.
Custom Shortcuts. Everywhere.
Hardware keys, Navigation Ring, Navigation Bar, Lockscreen, Tiles, Notifications etc. - We've got you covered.
System-Wide Keyboard Controls
Rotation, cursor control, optional emoticions, etc. - You'll be tapping away to your heart's content.
SlimCenter
Downloads, contact information, system app removal. - More fun than you can shake a stick at.
Camera Features
Trueview, Smart Capture. - Capture life moments with ease.

DOWNLOADS-

Gapps- Download Here
Flashtools (if you don't have it) - Here

TUTORIAL-

1. Extract the boot.img  from the custom rom.
2. Open flashtool.
3. Click on the flash icon.
4. Select  "Fastboot mode"...
5. A popup should appear ...
6. Enter FastBoot mode on your device...
 Hold the Volume Up button and plug in the USB cable while holding the volume rocker.
 The Left Blue Led will turn on.

7. On the popup screen...
Select " Select kernel to flash" and choose the boot.img from the location where you extracted it

8. After the flashing is done unplug the cable.
9. Now boot into TWRP recovery...
 Switch on the device and as soon as you see the Sony logo start pressing the volume up rocker *REPEATEDLY* ...

10. In the recovery menu...
  • Wipe data (dalvik cache, system, cache, data)
11. Now select the mount option...

  • Unmount system

12. After that select Install option...
  • Choose rom >>> Swipe to flash >>> Wait till installation finishes
13. Reboot and switch off the device....
14. Go to Recovery Mode again...
15. Select Install option...

  • Choose gapps >>> Swipe to flash >>> Wait till installation finishes

16. Reboot...

HERE YOU ARE DONE WITH THE INSTALLATION!!
ENJOY !!


VIDEO TUTORIAL -