4.2.1 RC 1

RC 1 is ready to go. We made a huge progress, and our new gerrit-supported software lifecycle together with the buildserver allows us to deliver in high quality. Some minor things are not implemented, and still some devices on "work in progress". Be sure to checkupt The Real Darkslim Addon, it looks unbelievable good! !!!Thanks for the support to the whole community, for betatesting, reporting bugs, donating!!! You are the people that allow us to progress in this project!!!

Changes and Features

  • AOSP upstream
  • Change NavBar height and width on the fly
  • Moveable Navbar
  • Power widgets brightness slider
  • Manage multiple QS tiles instances order
  • Add Chronus widget (thanks CM)
  • Add Ram Bar to recents panel
  • Lockscreen widgets auto maximize
  • Lockscreen hide usability hints
  • Removed Settings from Gallery
  • Improve sound tile in Quick Settings
  • Fix log spam: Failed to open libwvm.so
  • Change reboot button tile behavior in power widget and quick settings
  • Lock screen portrait carousel animation
  • Sound to vibration conversion toggle
  • Plus a ton of smaller fixes, cleanups and optimizations as always

Known issues

  • Notification cut off at slim dpi
  • SoundFX opens MusicFX instead on DSPManager on some devices
  • Setting navbar short press notification disables long press
  • BT audio doesn't transmit Artist/Track (Android 4.2 Bug)

Device specific issues

Exynos4 devices (i9100/i777/n7000 etc)

  • Graphics glitches in Holo Launcher AppDrawer if using Vertical Continuous


  • (on upgrade) unable to change IO-scheduler


  • Insecure Lockscreen
  • Insecure Profile unlock
  • Quick settings constant surface updates
  • Quick settings FC when removing all tiles
  • Camera settings panel freeze
  • Audio playback FC while jack connected
  • Swipe to Quick settings may close panel
  • BLN on D2 devices and SGS
  • Reboot menu on SGS
  • FC in SlimFileManager
  • Menu button recent apps

How To Install SlimBean 4.2.1 RC 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