Glad to be back with an unlocked bootloader 🙂

So it’s time to start from scratch to compile CM and Recovery from source.

This is a beta version with few small bugs but usable, and functional.

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[ROM] Mangusta-B550v1.1 with Aroma


This ROM is both a stock B550 as from Huawei and a custom ROM. So let’s just say that this could be a way to update your phone without using Huawei recovery, or install a nice and personalized ROM.

How is it possible? Let’s introduce the AROMA installer. With this little software that run over the recovery you won’t need to do a lot of passage to customize your ROM inside a chinese recovery.

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How to unpack UPDATE.APP from Huawei


Hi to everyone!!! Today I have just finished a script for making ROM development easier… I was trying using Android Kitchen from XDA-Developer and I was disappointed when there were the chance to unpack the UPDATE.APP of u8220 and not of our phone… So after few little changes now we have a good script 😉

So far we can unpack system.img perfectly and it is mountable too. For the other partitions it looks like we have some work to do. Cache, Cust and Userdata don’t mount, boot.img has some bytes at the beginning that I’m not sure what they are…
I completely fixed the fileHash but I probably won’t be able to fix the CRC check…

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Geno recovery menu for non-chinese

I need to give credit to SoreX for doing this job. This time I’m merely copying and just fixing some little errors.

(1) Reboot System now
(2) Install ZIP from SD card
(3) Install ZIP from sideload
(4) Wipe data / factory reset
(5) Wipe Cache
(6) Backup and restore
(7) Flash Memory / format
(8) Advanced Settings
(9) Turn off the phone
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