SlimBean 4.2.1 beta1

Dear All! We proudly present the first release, for Android 4.2! Although still a beta the test results are amazing.

Work is still in progress and so is the work for some devices, we could not port yet, find a list of available devices on the end of this post.


  • Dotted Battery Mod and color picker
  • Battery bar mod
  • Notification Background customization
  • Notification row transparency
  • Quick Settings for
  • Network mode tile
  • Profile Tile
  • Dismiss on toggle
  • Updated APN + SPN
  • Wifi name in notification drawer
  • Power widget
  • Device Parts
  • Performance Settings (need to tap build number a few times)
  • Cursor control using volume keys
  • Disable full screen keyboard
  • Alternate app chooser
  • Clock styles and color chooser
  • ADB over wifi
  • Camera power shutter mod
  • Wifi country specific settings
  • Notification IME selectior
  • SMS quick reply & mark as read from notification
  • All MMS features
  • All Contacts features

Known issues

  • Notification Cutoff
  • 2G/3G toggle works weird on power widgets, not working on quick settings
  • ADB over WiFi may require toggling of 'Android Debugging'
  • Performance settings flaky in some devices
  • Data toggle does not respond well in quick settings

Device specific issues

  • SGS : Network mode toggle does not react to Data toggle
  • SGS2 : Flaky BT + Camera
  • TF300T : No Camera/Rotation
  • N7000 : No root [flash separately], No BT, Video Recording only works at 480p
  • Mako : Phone search tab runs across the top, fix is to use DPI 268 and above


  • Upstream
  • Auto Rotate
  • Sound

Available devices

  • N7000
  • captivate
  • crespo
  • crespo4g
  • grouper
  • i777
  • i9000
  • i9100
  • i9100g
  • maguro
  • mako
  • tf300t
  • tilapia
  • toroplus
  • vibrant
  • d2spr (added 22.12.2012)
  • d2vzw (added 22.12.2012)

How To Install SlimBean 4.2.1 beta 1

For Most Users:

  • Download 4.2.1 from here
  • Addons ( if you don't have it already) from here
  • !recommended! Full wipe, and manual format /system
  • Flash device 4.2.1 AND the addons you want, reboot

For expert/advanced users ( those who debug on their own):

  • Download 4.2.1 from here
  • Wipe cache/dalvik, flash device zip and gapps upgrade zip
  • Reboot, if your run into issues, do the steps "For Most Users" and try to reproduce