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Sat, 26 Nov 2011

[ROM] : de-branded ROM for ZTE Blade 2/Orange San Francisco II/T-Mobile Vivacity [gingerbread]
Currently very much a work in-progress custom ROM for the ZTE Blade 2/Orange San Francisco II/T-Mobile Vivacity device.

All the Carrier Branding has been removed, and any modified applications has been replaced with the AOSP versions. The aim is to revert the device to as close to AOSP as possible.

This ROM is based on the T-Moble Vivacity P736EV1.0.0B12 ROM shipped the current UK device

Features
  • Based on the P736EV1.0.0B12 ROM
  • de-odexed all applicaions
  • all applicaions & framework resigned with test keys
  • Removed bundled applcations.
  • Removed bundled XT9 Keyboard.
  • Reverted to default homescreen layout.
  • Reverted to standard Android Splash screen
  • Reverted to AOSP lock screen
  • Reverted to AOSP browser
  • Added Google Voice.
  • Added Google Car Home.
  • Updated Google Market Application.
  • Updated Google Maps.
  • Updated Google Muisc.
  • Updated Google Mail.
  • Updated Google Voicesearch.
  • Added ChainsDD' SuperUser Application.
  • Disabled CarrierIQ tracking software.
  • Updated Busybox to v1.17.4.
  • Added international APN list.
DISCLAIMER I am not responsive for any consequences of installing this update, any house-fires, stray cats, legal action resulting from your use of it is ENTIRELY your own look out.

Downloads This update files is to be used with a custom recovery boot partition, as its impossible to sign for the standard recovery, you will need to have a custom recovery installed, for example ClockworkMod recovery.

Installation
Install this ROM using ClockworkMod Recovery:
  • CAUTION: This update will wipe your userdata during installation, back it up if you want to keep it.
  • Download the update zip above and copy to your SD card.
  • Restart your device in recovery mode (turn on your device with 'Power' & 'Volume Down' buttons held down).
  • Use the recovery menu to apply the update file.

Compatibility
This ROM should work with all models of the ZTE Blade 2/Orange San Francisco II/T-Mobile Vivacity

Upgrading
A wipe is required to use this ROM regardless of which ROM you have been using previously.

Reverting to stock
A stock ROM image for most devices can be found in this topic.

Known Issues
  • none
Future development
  • Fixing the issues people no-doubt find.

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Tags: android, custom, orange sanfrancisco 2, rom, t-mobile vivacity, zte, zte blade2