HTC One X users have got themselves one of the most stable and feature-loaded custom firmware for their phone – viperX custom ROM, based on Android 4.0.4 ICS. It is the most innovative HTC Sense ROM, as the developers say. You can flash it over your HTC One X like any other custom firmware, provided your existing set up is rooted and ClockworkMod recovery is installed.
As you continue reading, we will guide you through the process of how to install viperX Android 4.0.4 ICS custom ROM on HTC One X. We have given all the steps below and make sure you backup all your existing data in the phone before proceeding. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.
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viperX Android 4.0.4 ICS ROM Features:
- Based on Android 4.0.4 – 2.05.401.2
- Deodexed & Zipaligned SDK r20
- SuperSU v0.92 – credits Chainfire
- Persistent ADB enabled
- Init.d support
- Memory optimizations
- Ramdisk Tweaks
- Venom Tweaks – HUGE collection of customizable tweaks
- Venom HUB! – download themes/read news/send feedbacks directly from your phone
- Venom OTA! – recieve automatic viper rom updates
- Extended Quicksettings
- Advanced Power Menu
- CM statusbar brighntess mod
- Disabled dtm and fast dormacy, possible battery drainers
- Added secure and blocklist folders to message app
- All Market apps Updated to latest
- Latest hosts file (Adaway)
- Choose between Apex or Nova launcher in desense
- Custom Venom Package Installer
- Custom Venom Download UI
Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the HTC One X to connect it with the computer. Download HTC One X USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.
1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.
2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.
3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:
- Backup your SMS messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore SMS Messages.
- Backup Contacts, Gmail and Google Data. How? –> Sync with Google Sync.
- Backup Call History. How? –> How to Backup Call History.
- Backup WhatsApp Messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore WhatsApp Messages.
- Backup APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings.
4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.
Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update HTC One X to viperX Android 4.0.4 ICS custom firmware.