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Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

Demigod
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Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

Yolo.Just Floow the INSTRUCTIONS.This adds hardware keys on XPU just like Nexus 

ROOT NEEDED

Requirement

  1. Rooted Xperia U build 6.1.1.B.1.10
  2. Installed Root Explorer
  3. Do with your own risk

How???

  1. Open the Root Explorer App
  2. Go to system
  3. Mount System R/W
  4. Tap and hold the build.prop and then choose Open in text editor
  5. On the top of build.prop, write qemu.hw.mainkeys=0 (http://sphotos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/384184_3294012888533_233495646_n.jpg)
  6. Save and exit
  7. Reboot your phone
  8. Done...
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Demigod
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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

and I thought it was a JB ROM or smthng.

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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

HEHE Dizzy Face

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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

What will be happen though this ?

Demigod
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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

See Nexus? The hardware keys on the phone. You will get the same hardware keys .

http://www.google.co.in/nexus/img/content/introduction.png   ----Nexus

https://www.dropbox.com/s/spf2umu35toghmv/Screenshot_2012-10-29-07-55-13.png

-----My phone

If you are rooted then please visit

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/56641?tstart=0

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/56642?tstart=0

If you want to root:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1886460

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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

Nice hackaround, but the hardware keys on the lightbar are fine, I don't want to lose a bunch of pixels at the bottom of my screen to buttons I already have Slightly smiling Face

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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

ya same here. 3.5" screen is tough on me anyways.

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Demigod
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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

It still looks awesome doesnt it?

An Xperia NEXUxus

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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

Do you also have the stock ICS apps then?

Demigod
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Re: Give XPU a taste of NEXUS

LOL what do you want? Not heard of ICS but google now on my phone and its working like anything.

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Custom Roms::

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/56689?tstart=0

If you are rooted then please visit

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/56641?tstart=0

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/56642?tstart=0

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1886460

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