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.
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!
- HTC Sensation S-OFF (Unlock Bootloader S–OFF on HTC Sensation 4G Using Revolutionary)
- ClockworkMod Recovery 126.96.36.199 (How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) 4 On HTC Sensation 4G)
- Download of LeeDrOiD ROM
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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