How to Install De Sensed-View Custom ROM in HTC Flyer

Sanjana January 16, 2012 0

Already rooted your HTC Flyer smartphone? Then you can now proceed to install the custom ROM based on Honeycomb 3.2 firmware version. This new update supports a variety of significant changes and new enhancements that will in fact empower the device in an entirely new manner. The name of this custom ROM is De Sensed-View and this is not the official firmware version but is the beta leaked version. We will take a look at some for the operational features that come with this firmware in a while.

htc flyer


We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable for HTC Flyer smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Lets take a glance at some of the features that work and come with this firmware.

Features:

  • De-odexed and Rooted with Busy box
  • Zip is aligned with Init.d support
  • Stock HC Launcher
  • Stock HC Notification bar/navigation
  • Stock HC WiFi signal meters
  • Stock HC Keyboard
  • Stock HC Boot animation
  • Stock HC Browser
  • Stock HC MMS
  • Stock HC Email App
  • Stock HC Camera
  • A lot of the sense/HTC apps and launcher have been removed
  • Sprint bloat is removed

Pre-Requisites:

You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. You require a rooted HTC Flyer to proceed into the updation procedure. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download De Sensed-View Custom ROM

Steps to Update HTC Flyer with De Sensed-View Custom ROM:

Step-1: Download De Sensed-View Custom ROM from the Must Have section to your computer. Connect the smartphone via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time and copy the downloaded zip file to your phone’s SD Card without renaming or modifying it. Do not place the files deep in any sub-folders else it won’t get detected.

Step-2: Remove the connected USB Cable after copying the file and enable the USB Debugging Mode from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.

enable usb debugging

Power off your phone to enter into Boot loader mode by pressing Volume up key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously. If the device enters into Normal mode then try to enter into Boot loader mode multiple times till you are finally there.

Step-3: Power off your phone to enter into Recovery mode by pressing Volume up key and Power button simultaneously. In case you land up in Normal mode try to enter into Recovery mode multiple times using the correct key combinations till you are finally there.

recovery mode

Step-4: In Recovery mode choose ”Install zip from SD Card” >  “Choose zip from sd card” then select the De Sensed-View Custom ROM placed in your phone. It will take about 10mins for the firmware updation process to complete. After it completes you will again land up in Recovery Mode so choose ”++++Go Back++++” then “Reboot system now” option to reboot the phone.

In case the device gets in the boot loop mode then you ought to re apply the firmware updation procedure again from the beginning. Thus you can easily update the latest firmware of De Sensed-View Custom ROM in your HTC Flyer by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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