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Improved Icons from the earlier version, fast and stable Rom, Miri and Steve0007 gives you the change with the new colors, fonts and new icons. If you are looking for a real change in your HD2 flash this Rom and share with friends.

By Ahmad Judeh

ROM REVIEW: Miri & Steve0007 Elegancia V 2.5

4.4By Ahmad Judeh April 08, 2010 05:36 PM

Htcpedia review:

ROM REVIEW: Miri & Steve0007 Elegancia V 2.5

A distinctive joint work brings out the new “Elegancia”. Miri and Steve0007 again updates their impressive ROM “Elegancia” based on 6.5.X build 23549. Totally skinned ROM, colorful icons and changed fonts. A number of add-ons are included as well as you will notice the speed and stability it features with all these modifications.  With the new colors, new fonts; if you are bored of your old HD2 looks download this Rom and enjoy the difference.

- CE OS 5.2.23554 (23554.5.5.0)
- Manila Version 2.5.20121412.1
- Based on WM 6.5.X (upper icons)
- Opera 9.70.35964
- 576 MB RAM size is activated


- New skinned Slide to unlock screen
- New iconed slider
- Flash Light
- Bluetooth and WiFi Toogles added in Tools Menu
- BackGround for ALL Tabs
- Day showing above date on Calendar Icon (go to gallery)
- Weekend days colored in Calendar (go to gallery)
- Auto hide tabs slider (new)
- Documents and e-reader tabs.
- FaceBook Tab (new)
- ArkSwitch 1.1.4
- Reset Button
- Colored small icons on weather tab
- Colored small icons on dialer
- Call history shortcut added in phone menu
- Skinned dialer buttons
- Colored small icons (Call history, Calendar, alarm clock on HomePage)
- Skinned Home Clock
- Transparency over all the Sense tabs
- Cookie Home Tab Editor (thanks to Cookie’s Monster)
-  Rows in Start Menu
- Skinned Bottom tabs bar
- Slider skinned (new icons)
- System Font changed
- New Wallpapers added

Applications in ROM:

- Adobe Reader
- HTC Album
- Audio booster
- MSN weather
- Incall recorder
- Task Manager
- Games: Bubble Breaker, Solitaire and Teeter
- Camera
- FM Radio
- Internet sharing
- Longpress endkey
- MP3 Trimmer
- Office Mobile
- Opera
- QuickGPS
- Remote desktop
- Voice Recorder
- Youtube

Removed from ROM:
- Copilot
- JetCet Print (Cab Available)
- Remove WorldCard Mobile (Cab Available)
- Windows Live/Messenger
- Market Place
- Microsoft My Phone

Features and Testings:

-   Nice new icons and colorful features.

-   “Buttons” icon added in “Personal” to help assign a program to a Hard Key.

-   Not All office Mobile applications are there: Word Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, Excel Mobile.

-   Flash Light is included. Helps control camera LED Flash.

-   Owner Information is added in Personal List of shortcuts.

-   GPS was tried using Garmin XT and iGO 8, both worked perfectly with fast signal detection.

-   Bluetooth Version 1.9.3 Build 1000 worked smoothly sending and receiving.

-   Battery dropped to 32% from full charge after 2 hours of continuous heavy usage.

-   ArkSwitch: A finger-friendly task manager.

-   Phone Canvas: Updated to Leo 2.10 Phone Canavs as its more easier to use rather than with the slide cover which is not needed on Leo due to active light Sensor.

-   Home Screen: Skinned with new transparent clock. Cookie HomeTab applications increased assigned button rows.

-   Messages Tab: Skinned. Threaded Layout of HTC messaging is the default and could be changed to Classic Layout for those not recommending new HTC messaging.

-   Mail Tab: Contains extra Mail service providers: Yahoo mail, Gmail, and Others.

-   Internet Tab: Opera 9.70.35853.0

-   Pictures Tab: Very smooth transition between pictures and videos in portrait and landscape modes.

-   Documents Tab: Since the tabs slider can be hidden, the next document can be always seen beneath the one on screen, gives you the feeling of a bigger screen. (go to gallery).

-   FaceBook Tab: Newly added tab, kinks you to your account on facebook

-   Music Tab: Smooth transition between playlists, adding tracks to playlists is easy and practical music player.

-   Footprints Tab: Works fine no issues found.

-   Incall recorder records incoming and outgoing calls effectively.

Download Links: Elegancia V 2.5 with HTC Messaging
                           Elegancia V 2.5 without HTC Messaging

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Comments (14)

By GAZamataz April 09, 2010 03:34 AM

'- Battery dropped to 32% from full charge after 2 hours of continuous heavy usage.'

only thing stopping me from downloading it.. sigh


By kecikz April 09, 2010 06:01 AM

just some opinion, maybe the taskbar can be coloured too


By thai10 April 11, 2010 05:45 PM

I have had problem, if I reset my PPC. I cannot use. It just show starting screen "HTC". I have to hard reset. Anytime I reset it show "HTC"


By miri April 12, 2010 07:19 PM

You should flash the correct radio, specified in the forum thread.


By thai10 April 14, 2010 03:58 PM

Thank you so much. it works well after flash radio.

It is very nice. I like it very much

By jphansen April 12, 2010 09:42 PM

you need HSPL 2


By mbayat April 12, 2010 09:39 AM

pls prepare it for TOPAZ, it's amazing. do it pls i really interested in this Rom, so beautiful


By sesetare_sorbi April 13, 2010 12:08 PM

I have a problem, i want to update my ROM , but an error always pop up with some communication errors , so what should I do???


By houz April 13, 2010 02:05 PM

wonderful rom but big battery problem. .. thai10 change your radio to 2.07 or 2.08 it will be ok ... waiting for other comments about battery issue ..


By Matt98 April 13, 2010 10:50 PM

The battery is draining quickly indeed. The data connection sturdy though at the "wireless controls" section which is good,since previously I had internet connection problem all the time with various Roms.


By silverwind April 15, 2010 12:25 PM

Funtaztic ROM. Fast, stable and so ELEGANT. The battery consumption is moderate if you use Radio My only comments are:
-Please update the Cookie Home Tabs and CHT Editor to version 1.7
-Please update Opera to Opera 10 Final
-Please include the dialer (not sure the name (I found it in other custom ROM, but the function is to automatically terminate the data connection upon certain trigger)

I also need a world card mobile and My market place CABs, where can I download it?

Thanks for the best ROM ever!


By alanslkwong April 20, 2010 12:46 PM

The download link doesn't work, please update.


By psergejs1961 April 28, 2010 09:56 AM

Hi Miri,
Can you advise where I can get facebook manila tab cab file.


By The_Silencer May 18, 2010 07:59 AM

My experience - HD2 hangs after a couple hours of usage. Battery pulls to reset but unable to start up. HD2 hangs at at initial start white screen. Uninstalling this.


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