Mon, 15 Aug 2011

[ROM] : de-branded ROM for Orange Monte Carlo/ZTE Skate [gingerbread]
Currently very much a work in-progress custom ROM for the Orange Monte Carlo/ZTE Skate device.

All the Orange Branding has been removed, and any applications modified by Orange 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 Orange Monte Carlo OUK_P743TV1.0.0B05 ROM shipped the current UK device

  • Based on the OUK_P743TV1.0.0B05 ROM
  • Removed bundled Orange applcations.
  • Removed bundled XT9 Keyboard.
  • Reverted to default homescreen layout.
  • Reverted to standard Android Splash 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.
  • 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.

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.

This ROM should work with all models of the Vodafone Smart/Huawei U8160

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
  • de-odex
  • re-sign with test keys
  • Fixing the issues people no-doubt find.

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Tags: android, custom, orange monte carlo, rom, zte, zte skate