Install LeeDrOiD ROM on HTC Sensation With Speed and Battery Tweaks Based on Android 2.3.4 & Sense 3.0

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capture sensation | Install LeeDrOiD ROM on HTC Sensation With Speed and Battery Tweaks Based on Android 2.3.4 & Sense 3.0

We know that HTC Sensation is a very powerful device and supports 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor. 768MB of RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread preinstalled and of course excellent 8MP camera on board. In fact, this is such a powerful device and a good match for our favorite Samsung Galaxy S2. Earlier we told you that HTC Sensation XE is coming but despite that HTC Sensation is still a very capable and there are many proud owners of this device.

If you are on the HTC Sensation and bought it recently but felt a bit upset by the upcoming release of the HTC Sensation then you can get most of the benefits of the XE addition and much more using a custom rooted ROM called LeeDrOiD . This custom ROM is based on the Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and Sense 3.0. Other nice features of this custom ROM includes overclocking enabled up to 1.5 GHz, battery optimizations, speed tweaks, advanced power menu, Android market V3.1.3 and many other features.


Here is the features list of the LeeDrOiD ROM as provided by the developer available for the installation on your HTC Sensation. Here only the most important ones are listed.

  • Based on HTC WWE 1.45.401.2 – Android 2.3.4!
  • Enabled OC up to 1.5GHz (1188Mhz default max)
  • Fast No Hz RCU (Optimized for SMP operations) (faux123)
  • enabled cpufreq stats via sysfs
  • Added 2 way call recording support
  • Huge changes in CPU Freq code
  • Lots of code cleanups & config changes
  • Heavily optimized
  • All debugging info stripped
  • Built using LZMA compression
  • TUN For OpenVPN
  • Root & Un-secured boot.img
  • Deodexed, recompressed & ZipAligned
  • Init.d support with zipalign on boot
  • /data/app/ zipaligned on boot (Improved RAM performance)
  • Ram Optimizations
  • Lots of speed tweaks
  • Improved battery life
  • Busybox 1.19.0
  • Bash command shell support
  • Advanced power menu
  • Overscroll animations
  • Stock % battery display
  • CRT TV screen on/off animation
  • Super advanced quick settings pulldown
  • Smooth Keyboard open/close animation
  • LeeDrOiD Custom lock ring
  • Transparent app drawer
  • Disabled scroll by page in app drawer
  • SMS Backup & Restore feature
  • SMS/MMS Block list feature
  • SMS/MMS Secure box
  • Enhanced stock browser (Custom UI string, 20tabs & more)
  • Superuser 3.0!
  • CIFS Manager
  • Included apps – AdFree, Titanium backup & Astro file manager
  • Voice Dialer (working with Bluetooth)
  • Dalvik VM heap size increased to 40mb
  • SD Card speed tweak
  • Clean, Fast & Stable
  • Forced GPU UI Rendering
  • Removed – Bloat
  • Android market V3.1.3

    Note: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and you may end-up bricking your device! Follow the instructions posted here at your own responsibility as InspiredGeek will not be responsible for any damage to your device.

    As you can see even the stripped down list of the features of this custom ROM is amazing!Today, we will provide you the guide to the installation of this ROM on your HTC Sensation. So, lets get started!



    Note that while a wipe is recommended but its not required and you can flash over the current ROM and in most cases it should work that way.

    Step 1) First download the ROM and place it on your SDcard.

    Step 2) Boot your HTC Sensation device into recovery using vol down + power.

    Step 3) Now from the main CWM recovery menu select "install zip from sdcard".

    Step 4) Now select "choose zip from sdcard" and go to the location of LeeDrOiD ROM.

    Step 5) After the flashing process is complete then reboot the HTC Sensation.

    Step 6) Enjoy!

    Please note, 1st boot may take up to 10 minutes as every application in /data will be ZipAligned, the time it takes depends on how many applications you have installed.. DO NOT PULL THE BATTERY


    Please note that if you are a newbie to Android, or have any difficulty to follow the above procedure please follow this excellent tutorial “How to Flash A Custom ROM On Any Android Phone Safely: A Complete Step-by-Step Tutorial” that explains the custom ROM installation procedure on Android devices in great detail.

    For further details/discussions and FAQ head to the original thread at the XDA forums for the LeeDrOiD ROM. You might also be interested in our guide on how to Permanently Root HTC Sensation 4G.


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