Enjoy Xperia UI On HTC Sensation With Xperianse ROM [How-To]
Sony Xperia devices features stunning interface, HTC Sensation users can also enjoy Sony Xoeria UI on their devices, a brand new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-based ROM “Xperianse” for your HTC Sensation that brings Sony Xperia UI on your HTC Sensation, the ROM brings a smooth experience on your HTC smartphone.
The ROM has Sony Xperia apps, Timescape UI, Bravia Engine, Dolby Mobile Sound, Xperia’ised, AOSP Phone, SMS and Contacts, Gallery, Clock, Calculator and Browser from Xperia S, Xperia Event, MIUI Music ICS Themed, Amazing Cosmic Flow Live Wallpaper, Weather Widget with RealFeel and more. The ROM is very stable for daily use, which means you should try this ROM on your HTC Sensation to taste Xpeira UI.
Follow below guide to install, but first keep in mind that your device must be rooted with S-off and ClockworkMod recovery installed its battery should be charged. Make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup to back apps.
DISCLAIMER: The below method is bit risky and we will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the following of this guide so please proceed at your own risk.
Step #1: Download Xperianse to PC.
Step #2: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.
Step #3: Transfer the downloaded file to root of device’s SD card.
Step #4: Disconnect the device from PC.
Step #5: Turn the device off.
Step #6: Reboot the device into recovery mode by simultaneously pressing and holding down the Volume Down and Power buttons. On the succeeding HBOOT screen, use volume key to navigate and power to select, there select the “Recovery” option. When you reach the screen with the red exclamation mark, press the Volume Up and Power buttons at the same time.
Step #7: In recovery mode, make a Nandroid Backup of current ROM so that you can always have a restore point if something should happen when installing or trying out this ROM. You can perform a backup in recovery by selecting “Backup and Restore” then selecting “Backup”.
Step #8: After that perform a complete wipe, first Select “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then select “Wipe Data/Factory reset” on the screen that follows. After that select “Wipe Cache Partition” and confirm on next screen then Select “Advanced”, then select “Wipe Dalivk Cache”, and confirm on screen that follows.
Step #9: Return to the main recovery menu and select “Install zip from SD card.” Select “Choose zip from SD card”. Browse for the ROM file, once you’ve selected confirm on next screen to start installation. Wait till installation done.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.” That’s it enjoy!