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The long-awaited Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is finally official for the AT&T HTC One X, the AT&T One X Jelly Bean update is being rolled out through OTA (over the air), it’s 630 MB in size. The update doesn’t bump a lot of new features and bug fixes, however changelog seems enough to make you happy.
The Jelly bean for AT&T One X includes Google Now that lets you search with your voice over Google, the notification bar now offers a few more features like now you can expand or collapse any notification. You can take look at quick view on new notifications even without launching apps. Now you’re able to view the full text of an SMS message and the full photo of a MMS in the notification window. The Jelly bean update for AT&T One X also includes a new countdown timer for the front-facing camera.
The most interesting feature is AT&T locker, it can be used to store your photos, videos and documents in a cloud storage where you can do just fine without AT&T-specific software. The update also bumps AT&T drivemode and AT&T messages.
The HTC One X shines with HTC Sense 4+ that gives you a different experience than stock but some people love to use stock AOSP and here’s a delicious treat for them named LiquidSmooth custom ROM. The Liquid Smooth is AOSP custom ROM that based on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and have a nice list of features.
Liquid Smooth ROM packs a comprehensive speed enhancements, customizable lockscreen buttons and sliders, Chronus clock widget, customizable hardware and software keys, transparent navigation bar and status, navigation bar widgets, customizable power menu, notification power widget, customizable quicksettings panel, statusbar mods, theme engine to load more themes, volume rocker music controls, full rotation and more even Jelly Bean 4.2 itself brings many new features such as gesture-based keyboard, panorama photography mode and more.
The Liquid Smooth custom gives a water-themed look and feel to your HTC One X, it looks gorgeous but if want something more, try the theme engine to load some more themes you like.
HTC One X is very stylish smartphone that even rocks with high-end specs, that’s why Android development community has added numerous custom ROMs for the smartphone to make fun like here we’re sharing JellyBam custom ROM for HTC One X.
The JellyBam is a well-known custom ROM developed with the help of AOKP, CyanogenMod and Paranoid and all of them offer a lot of customization options to tweak your Android device mostly AOKP. But the fun is not limited to these popular custom ROMs as the custom ROM bumps many other tweaks such as custom JellyBam Settings with preferences, Bravia Engine from Sony, audio Mods, Lockscreen with x8 Custom app targets, Per-App-DPI Changer, Per-App-Color, quick/Long click on weather and clock actions, Quick SMS, Media quality tweak, SmoothScrolling tweak, V6 Supercharger, Performance/Color Settings, and more.
Do you want to make a great fun with your HTC One X? Well! Give Epsilon Project X ROM a try to do so, the custom ROM packs a decent list of tweaks and features, it’s pre-rooted custom ROM with SuperSu, BusyBox and Deodexed, the developer has made a few changes to boost the performance of smartphone.
The Epsilon Project X ROM packs brightness MOD, battery MOD, audio MOD, camera MOD, volume wake MOD, quick setting MOD, sensor MOD, advanced power menu, Sysro/sysrw commands support, disabled log I/O, disabled log system, disabled debug icon in statusbar, tweaks Video Streaming and more.
Mobile games have become a one of best resource to kill the time but a lot of high-end games are paid, however if you own a HTC smartphone with HTC Sense 4+, you can get play station games for free, HTC and PlayStation mobile are offering free game every week in February. It’s pretty easy to download free games, simply download the PlayStation Mobile app right on your HTC smartphone, then set up your Sony Entertainment Network account and then you’ll able to download free games.
The Canadian Telus carrier is now rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to HTC One X officially through OTA (over the air), your Telus HTC One X will automatically receive the Jelly Bean notification automatically but if it didn’t happen, of course you have another option “manual installation”, to do so go to Setting>About phone and check for software update to get Jelly Bean update on your HTC One X, it’s important to note it’s 629.62MB Jelly Bean update that may take time to roll out as carrier seems to roll out the update phase by phase, however it should be arrive soon to all devices.
In recent times the HTC One X received the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update but the Android 4.2 has also been released and offers quite impressive features such as photo sphere for panorama photography mode, wireless sharing for different devices like TV, gesture-based keyboard and more. There’s no official word about the Android 4.2 release for HTC One X, but Android development community is expert for providing Android updates before release.
XDA developer pabx has released an Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean ROM for the HTC One X, however it’s also important to note that it’s currently in early stages and many things aren’t working currently such as Camera, Audio recording, Bluetooth, installation of paid apps and might be more. The developer is working on the ROM to iron out bugs, so you may install this ROM to taste Android 4.2.1 Jelly Beans.
Lovable news for owners of HTC One X (international variant), HTC is finally rolling out the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for your HTC One X through OTA (over the air) that has latest Sense UI. This Android 4.1.1 OTA for HTC One X shows that we’ll see the Android 4.2 OTA too soon in near future. However this Jelly Bean update, as most of you know well that, comes with impressive list of features such as smooth performance, improved keyboard with offline voice support, improved camera app, expandable notification bar and more, you may check our Jelly Bean article here.
Home launchers make the look and feel of your smartphones, the more stunning home launcher you use, the more stunning your smartphone look. As most of you know well that the Motorola Droid Razr M comes with an attention-grabbing and gorgeous launcher, it’s not enough, widgets are also very beautiful as shown in above image and both now can be installed on your HTC One X, thanks to senior XDA developer member Der_Floo.
The developer has obtained the Razr M system dump and has ported the home launcher and widgets to your HTC One X. The launcher seems different from HTC Sense but looks stunning. It will make your HTC One X bit more gorgeous, the developer claims that it should also work on Sense-based Jelly Bean custom ROMs, and Sense-based Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs.
Not a while AT&T rolls out an OTA update to AT&T One X containing firmware version 2.20 but as most of you know well that OTA updates void root access, however the new AT&T One X 2.20 firmware version can now be rooted easily, thanks to XDA developer member djrbliss. The developer made a tool that unlock the bootloader of phone officially and root the phone.
The famed lightweight Slim Bean ROM has been ported to the HTC One X, it’s a trimmed size ROM, the ROM size is just 50MB to 100MB, the ROM has no bloatware, it’s AOSP ROM that based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, so it will give you fully stock Android experience and it contains many useful customization options to customize the interface. Jelly Bean also brings a lot of new features and apps such as Google Now voice recognizable search feature, advanced notification and keyboard, and much more.
However, the Slim Bean ROM is still being updated to bring more features and under development, so you might face some issues.
Many goodies from Samsung Galaxy S3 already has been ported to other Android devices, not while ago Galaxy S3’s TouchWiz launcher ported to the Samsung Galaxy S that also now has been ported to HTC One X by a XDA developer member Ppain.
This version is especially for the HTC One X, the launcher works on everything from AOSP to stock, try this just on Ice Cream Sandwich, it’s not for Jelly Bean, take a look at below guide to learn how to install Galaxy S3 TouchWiz Launcher on HTC One X, ClockworkMod recovery must be installed on the phone, be sure to follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod.
Another Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based custom ROM for the HTC One X, the IceColdJelly, the ROM is built from AOKP, so it has many new customizable features and as most you know well that Jell Bean also comes with number of new features and apps such as Google Now, ability to receive SMS, Email and calls directly from the notification bar, improved keyboard and much more. The ROM brings a faster performance to your phone, thanks to recognized XDA developer member LorD ClockaN.
Since the AOKP is currently in development, you may face bugs, Wi-Fi direct, and FM isn’t working, you may face issues in call volume adjustment, the HMHL output is rotated incorrectly to portrait in horizontal mode.
Just after the HTC One S, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean custom ROM, CyanogenMod 10 (CM10), has been released for the AT&T HTC One X unofficially, it’s AOSP custom ROM, thanks to XDA developer member h8rift. The ROM will make you able to taste Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that has many new powerful apps and features.
However it’s very alpha build of CyanogenMod 10 that has many bugs, take a look on following list of not working things:
Multitouch (need kernel source)
Camera (not working at all)
Video Camera (not working at all)
Google Wallet (May not ever work. Very very low priority)
Wired Headset (and maybe Bluetooth Headset) does not work yet.0 24th July, 2012 BY Abdur Rehman
Mostly Android devices are waiting for latest Google mobile operating system update, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, especially flagship smartphones of 2012. The Jelly Bean is currently available for just Nexus devices, all major smartphone manufacture are trying to get Jelly Bean update like recently we posted that Samsung is testing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy S2, the update may release soon in August or September, Samsung hasn’t mention the release date and HTC also has been confirmed to release Jelly Bean update for HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S.
HTC just said in a official statement that At this point in time, we can confirm that we have plans to upgrade our HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S to Jelly Bean. There is another resource too, Engadget, that posted that HTC will not only upgrade the international variant of HTC One X, One XL and One S but also upgrade all other variants such as AT&T, T-Mobile and Rogers Canada.
A new and more stable version of AOKP has been released for HTC One X “Milestone 6”, however it’s unofficial port of Milestone 6 released by XDA developer member karoodee, it comes with very useful features and customization options.
Read on how to install AOKP Milestone 6 on HTC One X but first make sure that ClockworkMod recoverymust be installed on your device and its booloader should be unlocked too. You can use this toolkit to unlock bootloader and install ClockworkMod recovery too. 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, and USB drivers should be installed on PC, you can use HTC sync to install USB drivers but during installation HTC Sync should not be running.
Smooth Rosie MOD is already available for the HTC On X international variant, this MOD lets you to flatten the images on your home screens and it make the device more responsive, it’s nice to flattens the widgets on smartphone’s home screen, it will enable you to scroll easily, it features both Regular and Landscape, you’ll have to select one, once you’ve installed the MOD, you’ll surly feel the difference in the smoothness and Rosie homescreens.
Before installation of the MOD first make sure that a custom recovery is installed on the device, follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery or this guide to install TWRP recovery, be sure to charge the device battery because the device may get turn off during installation due to low battery.
Fastboot and ADB have become powerful tools that let you to install, add and pull anything from your Android device but device must be rooted, you can also get detail about device and when you combine them you’ll get a useful as XDA developer member TeAm HeX did, he developed a Automated Fastboot Commands tool that works on international variant of HTC One X, this tool lets you to install things and get detail with Fastboot commands.
The tool is packed with many useful features like you can install ClockworkMod Recovery, boot ClockworkMod recovery, install TWRP 2.1.2 and 2.1.6 recovery, HTC Stock Recovery 1.28 and 1.29 recovery, Interim Recovery, Doom Recovery and Boot.Img. You can also clear cache and once you’ve unlocked the bootloader of device but want to visit the manufacturer shop for warranty you can relock Bootloader again.
You can also obtain the CID and MID. The tool lets you to put the device in every mode such as normal and Bootloader mode. It’s pretty easy to use tool and fast too. Do keep in mind that you have to use the tool at your own risk but since these are basic Fastboot commands, the risk is low.
The tool is available in two languages as usual the first is English and another is French, installation on Android devices is bit tricky and sometime the installation damage the device too, one thing I hate the most is that installation also waste your time, so why should I or you waste our time, this tool is something that can save our valuable time and make our life bit easier.
When HTC will release the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the HTC One X? No date now, but HTC One X users should now be worried because Jelly Bean is already available and a senior XDA developer tgascoigne has ported the Jelly Bean with SDK to your HTC One X, flash and enjoy improved notification bar, Jelly Bean enables you to answer your calls, SMS and emails directly from the notification bar, it also comes with a voice assistant and Google Now service. The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean brings number of new features to the Android devices.
Here’s guide to install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on HTC One X but first do keep in mind that this is SDK port which means it’s just a preview and unstable for daily use, you can install to just taste Jelly Bean. Some features aren’t working currently such as Wi-Fi, camera and audio.
A few days ago an update version 1.85 released for the AT&T HTC One X and HTC One XL that comes with numerous good things and more but it voids the root access on the device, but now you need to worry about it, a one-click root is available to root the smartphone on 1.85, thanks to XDA developer member designgears who found this method. It may not work when AT&T detects it so do quickly, it’s a best root for you.
Do bear in mind that the method will work on AT&T HTC One X and HTC One XL running software version 1.85, so don’t try it on any other device. You’ll need a Windows PC with device drivers installed, download drivers from here and disable all system tools such as HTC Sync, antivirus, firewall program, please 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 apps, set the device as “Charge Only” when you plug the phone to PC, turn the USB Debugging on, to do so just tap Menu> Settings> Application> Development, then disable the fastboot from Settings > Power menu.