[ROM][ARC/ARC S] arconium 5.1 - Even Better [4.0.2.A.0.62][26 Dec]

Monday, 26 December 2011


Lightweight and speedy fully-functional stock ROM with various tweaks. A patch for arc S is available.

Screenshots from arconium 5.0




- Unlocked bootloader.
- Latest DooMKernel (other kernels might work).
- Baseband 56/58/64 (other basebands might work).


5.1 - 26 Dec
- Fixed stuttering during music playback. hopefully
- Improved multitasking.
- Updated Superuser binary to
- Added: SE Calendar widget, Power save mode. (uninstallable)

5.0 - 24 Dec
- Rebased to 4.0.2.A.0.62.
- Improved performance and smoothness.
- Included several other stock apps (SIM Toolkit, Email).
- A handful of widgets and apps can be uninstalled (third screenshot).
- Added OI File Manager.
- Integrated modules for DooMKernel v15.

FB/Timescape v4 - 24 Dec
- Updated to 4.0.2.A.0.62.

Old versions:
4.0a - 19 Dec
- Fixed Sweep Panorama / 3D Sweep Panorama FC.
- Added SIM Toolkit.

4.0 - 17 Dec
- Better performance.
- Updated previous tweak to behave better.
- Home app should be locked now (only tested with stock).
- Updated following apps to latest version: Maps, YouTube, Facebook, GMail and Market.
- Added ad-blocker.
- Sounds in camera can be turned off. (thanks to superlimau)

FB/Timescape v3 - 17 Dec
- Optimized all apks.

3.0a - 12 Dec
- Included an experimental tweak to increase overall smoothness and reduce lags when switching between apps. Please report whether there are any differences or not.

3.0 - 3 Dec
- Rebased on proper LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.58.
- Better performance.
- Attempt to make Home harder to kill.
- Attempt to fix root access suddenly disabled.
- Patch for arc S (LT18i) available.

FB/Timescape v2 - 25 Nov
- Fixed FC when adding a Facebook account to Timescape.

2.1 - 22 Nov
- A lot of new tweaks.
- Modified framework.
- Updated Superuser.
- Improved performance.
- Facebook Inside Xperia and Timescape add-on available.

2.0a - 20 Nov
- Ported animations from Ice Cream Sandwich (only partially since the SE framework is a pain to work on). Reverted.

2.0 - 19 Nov
- Based on stock 4.0.2.A.0.58 from MK15i.
- Retained more widgets.
- Moved tweaks to init.d so apps that use install-recovery won't interfere (eg. Link2SD).

1.1 - 7 Nov
- Remade from scratch.
- Performance improvements.
- WiFi fixed.

1.0a - 30 Oct
- Based on stock 4.0.2.A.0.42.
- Prerooted with Superuser and BusyBox.
- Removed various apps.
- Various harmless tweaks.
- No Timescape and other SE add-ons. DLNA, HDMI and other core hardware functions retained.

Main ROM
update-arconium-5.0.zip (108 MB)

update-arconium-5.1.zip (502 KB)
update-arconium-5.1-LT18i.zip (502 KB)

update-arconium-FBInside_Timescape-v4.zip (5.96 MB)
update-arconium-StockModules.zip (914 KB) WiFi modules for use with stock kernel only

Old files
update-arconium-FBInside_Timescape-v3.zip (5.6 MB)
update-arconium-4.0.zip (102 MB)
update-arconium-4.0a.zip (1.33 MB)
update-arconium-4.0a-LT18i.zip (1.33 MB)
update-arconium-Timer_Clock.zip (633 KB)
update-arconium-FBInside_Timescape-v2.zip (6 MB)
update-arconium-3.0a.zip (156 KB)
update-arconium-3.0a-LT18i.zip (156 KB)
update-arconium-3.0.zip (103 MB)
update-arconium-2.1.zip (110 MB)
arconium-2.0.zip (111 MB)
arconium-2.0a.zip (4.5 MB)
arconium-1.1.zip (105 MB)
arconium-1.0a.zip (109 MB)

These files do not wipe the data partition, so it is safe to flash over an old version and retain settings/apps/data.

Known issues

- SuperCharger script doesn't work properly.


- Stuck at boot? Make sure you are using the latest DooMKernel.
- If you experience lags or slowdowns after updating to a new version, 'Wipe Dalvik Cache' in CWM -> Advanced.
- If you use Link2SD, make sure to 'Recreate Mount Script'.
- If you use DarkTremor's Apps2SD, make sure to reflash it in CWM.
- Wipe data / factory reset if you came from 1.1 or below.

Installation for update packages

1. Copy update zip to SD card.
2. Boot into ClockworkMod Recovery.
3. (RECOMMENDED) Make a Backup.
4. If you want a clean install of the main ROM, do a factory reset. Otherwise, skip this step.
5. Flash zip package(s) (always flash main ROM first).
6. Reboot.



I'll consider requests and please report any problems you find.
Don't forget to hit 'Thanks' if you like this ROM 


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