[ROM]{MS840} Number_Two v1.8 ~ ZVA


  1. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    Number Two (#2) Flash at YOUR own risk!!!
    for the LG-MS840~Connect

    Special Thanks to:
    PlayfulGod
    mtmichaelson
    ShatterProof
    +anyone else who helped/supports the Connect 4g by Metro PCS

    Rom Base:
    --Stock_2.3.6_vv5; Odex'd

    Kernel:
    --vv5_Speed_Kernel

    Rom Includes:

    ~Root + SU
    ~Holo Launcher
    ~DSP Manager
    ~Custom wallpapers
    ~Safely de-bloated system
    ~Build.prop & Init.d tweaks
    ~Updated 'hosts' file (add-blocker)

    ~Data/apps*

    -DSP Manager
    -Rom Manager
    -File Manager
    -Google Voice

    {Thanks to all the other modders out there who provided these guides}

    Build Prop tweaks:
    #Bravia Engine Service
    ro.service.swiqi.supported=true
    persist.service.swiqi.enable=1

    # General performance
    windowsmgr.max_events_per_sec=150
    ro.HOME_APP_ADJ=1

    # Other tweaks
    windowsmgr.support_rotation_270=true
    ro.config.hwfeature_wakeupkey=0
    ro.config.hw_menu_unlockscreen=false

    # Saves battery
    pm.sleep_mode=1
    wifi.supplicant_scan_interval=180
    ro.ril.disable.power.collapse=1
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    Download Links:

    Number Two v2.0 - DeBloated/ODEX

    Check ChangeLog for update details at bottom of OP.
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    WARNINGS & NOTES:

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    Installation Instruction:

    -Download ROM & place on sd card

    -boot to recovery

    -make backup

    -wipe data, cache & dalvik cache

    -install rom

    -reboot & enjoy
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    Whats working:

    Wifi*
    Bluetooth*
    Camera
    Camcorder
    MMS/SMS
    Calls
    HDMI*
    All the good stuff...

    * items with this tick mark mean these work with the provided kernel + Rom/Theme, if you flash a new kernel OR THEME and any of these break it is NOT my fault/problem

    Please let me know if you have issues with any of these features...
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    Screen Shots: v1.6
    Will Update Soon... :p
    Boot Animation:
    [​IMG]
    it moves faster on your device :D

    Change Log:

    v2.0
    -De Bloated
    -ODEX
    -vv5 system
    -root & su
    -speed kernel vv5 bse
    -bravia tweak
    -build.prop tweaks
    -init.d tweaks

    Changelog continued...
    v1.8
    -fixed some small issues
    -statusbar icon order
    -lockscreen sim messages
    -re adjusted with 1.6 build.prop

    v1.7
    -darkened up transparent statusbar
    -added:
    --dsp manager
    --pdroid patch + app
    --ics keyboard
    -FIXED BLUETOOTH!!!
    -? LOL

    v1.6
    -statusbar "settings" MOD
    -statusbar "Clock/EDT" MOD
    -statusbar icon alignment
    -???

    v1.5
    -build.prop adjustments
    -init.d tweak adjustments
    -Mms theme finished
    -other script updates & adjustments for 'updater-script'

    v1.4
    -temp fix for Mms untill themed
    -hopefully fix answer button issues

    v1.3
    -fixed Mms
    -fixed statusbar
    -fix bluetooth


    v1.2
    -Fixed/Updated post boot script
    -updated smoothscroll tweak with launcher list
    -fixed BT permissions hopefully it fixed THE issue
    -set statusbar text back to black
    -fixed eri.xml (insert sim text)
    -think there was more...

    V1.1
    -Add statusbar background transparency (Thanks Rav2012)
    -Added same apps to system as LD-LG, few more stock apps i forget which ones..

    V1.0 - (Official)
    -Custom Wallpapers
    -Settings.apk Fix/Theme
    -LD-ZVA_Speed_Kernel
    -BOR base
    -build.prop tweaks
    -Init/d tweaks
    -Launcher Pro added
    -Sysctl tweaks..
    -ics smoothness tweak
    -smooth scroll tweak from shinyside

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  2. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

  3. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    lol i just added a lil warning :D haha thanks for that
  4. schemppjr80

    schemppjr80 Well-Known Member

    Count me in on testing it
  5. rngr9782

    rngr9782 Active Member

    I'll test!

    My phone is always happy to be a guinea pig!
  6. mrpnut

    mrpnut THE WORLD IS YOURS Guide

  7. KrazeeCracker

    KrazeeCracker Well-Known Member

    You already know ill test lol
  8. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    haha well it's gonna take longer than i thought...

    after installing framework i still couldn't get systemui to decompile.. so as of now i grabbed the stock/rooted backup file of zva and am currently de-odexing the stock system files.. so im gonna be starting from scratch here :D
  9. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    OP updated, test 1 out

    let the testing begin!!

    im hoping for some feedback on this so i know if it works or not lol

    also tell me if i missed anything or removed something you'd rather keep etc..
    KrazeeCracker likes this.
  10. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    Will do!
  11. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    I got stuck bootlooping at lg screen. Let it do that for about ten minutes and pulled battery to do hard key recovery. At first it took me to stock recover i thought i was a goner. Lol.

    did it work for anybody else if so i will reflash.
  12. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    ok before i shoot myself do me a favor lol can you re-flash the rom but then flash a different kernel to it right after, hopefully it just my boot.img :/ if not than i gotta re-do lol

    actually better yet.. test this for me if possible.. it's the boot.img im using :D flash it over broken out, i just need to know if it boots or loops lol

    http://d-h.st/uEL
  13. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    I can do that but what do you mean flash another kernal. Maybe that was what i did wrong. I just flashed it same way as broken out from stock zva. I will try the second one can you provide instructions.?
  14. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    yeah nvm this should answer my questions lol, i meant like flash mt's kernel but i dont think he provided it in a flashable zip so just try the one i provided above flashed on broken out
  15. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    Error zva speed kernel connect.zip (status 7) installation aborted.
  16. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    dammit lol ill fix that hold on..

    on a side note: im having some serious issues trying to decompile the systemui.apk for this device.. anyone have any advice? i tried everything i know of.. im using pure stock de-odex framework & systemui apk's i installed the stock framework but still cant decompile the stock systemui. which is a big problem..
  17. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

  18. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    Nope. Same error message. You should probably wait on the other testers. Maybe I'm doing something wrong.
  19. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    what are you doing exactly?
    o and op updated also test 2 & 3
  20. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member


    I reboot into recovery.
    Factory reset/wipe data
    clear cache
    clear dalvik
    clear battery
    install zip from sd

    this is the method i did for all three. The first from zva. Second two from broken out.
  21. ShinySide

    ShinySide Disabled

    They need the LD-Easy wipes ;):D I love the full one;)
  22. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    ok well has anyone else tested these yet?? i need feedback before i can continue.. lol
  23. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    Yeah I've been waiting also. I didn't want u to do unnecessary work if mines is an isolated case.

    Does it matter what rom we started with before flashing?
  24. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    shouldn't... if anything test 3 should work perfect.. but i guess not.. lol

    i dont know why the hell it's not booting.. :(
  25. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    I'm about to flash test 3 now. Brb.

    Edit - test 3 also bootlooped at lg screen. :(
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