4.2.1 Beta 2

Beta 2 is ready to go. It has almost all of 4.1.2 final features plus some new ones. There are still some devices which are not ready for 4.2.1, please be patient as we work through them. Thanks for the support.

Changes and Features

  • Slim File Manager
  • Navigation Bar customization
  • Navigation Bar Ring customization
  • Don't go to home when waking with home key
  • Lockscreen widgets toggle
  • Lockscreen camera toggle
  • Lockscreen hardware key long press
  • Lockscreen customizable shortcuts
  • Lockscreen customizable background
  • Add any widget to lockscreen [some are not fully functional]
  • Lockscreen orientation
  • Battery stat on Lockscreen
  • Variable size pattern unlock
  • Additional Camera features
  • Camera external sd support
  • Quick Settings (QS) optimization [duplication not possible for wifi, gps etc]
  • Memory use optimization in QS
  • Favorite contacts QS tile [duplication possible]
  • Mobile Data QS tile
  • Screen Timeout QS Tile
  • Reboot QS Tile
  • Fast Charge QS Tile
  • Torch QS Tile
  • Sync QS Tile
  • NFC QS Tile
  • Long press Settings QS to add/remove tiles
  • Fast Charge PW
  • Country codes for WiFi
  • SMS sending limit in security settings
  • Browser User agent support
  • Phone: Last dialled number show contact name
  • Phone: Long click T9 searched contact shows contact info
  • Mms: Mark all as read option
  • Mms: Font size in message view
  • Mms: attachment save location
  • Mms: Attach contact info to messages
  • Transfer all files through BT [including APK]
  • Custom hardware key binding
  • No vol change on track change
  • Menu unlock
  • Statusbar brightness control
  • DSP manager
  • WiMAX Support [Device support reqd.]
  • WiFi auto connect
  • Recent apps Clear all button
  • National Roaming
  • Fallback ringtone
  • And A Ton of Fixes...

Known issues

  • Notification cutoff at slim dpi
  • SoundFX opens MusicFX instead on DSPManager on some devices
  • Camera settings panel freezes for list entries on HDPI
  • Applying a new theme needs a reboot for Quick Setting to take effect
  • Menu and back keys unlock phone on some devices when swipe to unlock enabled

Device specific issues

N7000/I777

  • NBluetooth may not work (should be fixed on I777)
  • Glitches in App Drawer and Daydream
  • D2

  • Hardware Key Back-Lights Not Working
  • Occasional Flicker
  • Fixes

  • WiFi country code persists across reboots
  • Home button to wake closes app
  • Available devices

    • N7000
    • captivate
    • crespo
    • crespo4g
    • d2att
    • d2vzw
    • d2spr
    • grouper
    • i777
    • i9000
    • i9100
    • i9100g
    • maguro
    • mako
    • tf300t
    • tilapia
    • toroplus
    • vibrant

    How To Install SlimBean 4.2.1 beta 2

    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