Monday, November 4, 2013

Lenovo A800 custom rom [smooth|fast|stable][Minimalmod v1]

Minimalmod v1.0

Minimalmod is a custom rom developed for Lenovo A800 based on Micromax A110 ICS 4.0.4. We wanted to keep the rom look stock (vanilla) as possible , so we give it the name minimalmod (minimal modification).
Minimalmod is tweaked for performance and stability so you can enjoy the lag free multitasking and more free RAM.


  • Wi-Fi

  • mobile network & data (3g/2g)

  • GPS

  • Bluetooth

  • Camera (photos, camcorder & panorama)

  • USB-tethering

  • Bluetooth-tethering

  • Wi-fi-tethering

  • USB tethering

  • Touchscreen

  • Sensors

  • FM radio with rds

Not working:

  • ????


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Change log
v1.0  4-11-2013

  • based on ICS 4.0.4 Version

  • GAPPS pre-installed

  • Zipaligned(less ram consumption)

  • Deodexed

  • dalvik tweaks (more free ram)

  • Google dns (faster browsing)

  • faster streaming (YouTube)

  • network and 3g tweaks (improved data speed)

  • image and video recording quality increased

  • UI GPU rendering enabled (smoother UI/scrolling)

  • Hardware video acceleration enabled

  • deep sleep(phone sleeps better/saves power in sleep mode)

  • bloat apps removed

  • GPS tweaked for faster fix (India)

  • new ringtones/notification sounds (cyanogenmod)

  • JB stock wallpaper (plus few more)

  • Minimalmod logo in boot animation

  • other minor build.prop tweaks

How to Flash Minimalmod rom on Lenovo a800
Note 1: We are not responsible for bricked device or any data loss (backup important data first)
Note 2: make sure device have a least 60% charge.

Step 1
Follow this tutorial to root Lenovo a800 (skip this step if you are already rooted)
Step 2
Follow this tutorial to install ClockWorkMod recovery on Lenovo a800 (skip if already done that)
Step 3
download and copy to SD card (download link below)
Step 4
Reboot into Clockworkmod recovery (check clockworkmod tutorial for more info )
also you can use  Mobileuncle MTK Tools to reboot into recovery

optional :create backup of current rom using cwm recovery.
Note 3: use volume buttons to navigate and power button to select an option in cwm recovery .
Step 5
wipe data/factory reset
wipe cache partition
goto advanced –> wipe  dalvik cache
then go back
install zip from sd card->choose zip from sd card-> now select the
Step 6
Wait until flashing completes
Step 7
Reboot after flashing , now you have successfully flashed Minimalmod Rom. (first boot may take 5 minutes or more)

Minimalmod v1.0 (192.27 MB) note: do not mirror ,always link back to this post.
MD5 Sum: 09c3c903279d099c8e14ed11ff597fdf

Resky Bagja Sunjaya for porting micromax a110 rom

  • Tips/suggestions/bugs
    Report your bugs,suggestions and tips in comments section.


  1. best rom for me so far for lenovo a800.. but there is a bug i think.. everytime i click thi in the picture it says.. it says not responding. and i already reflash this rom several times but still the same.. almost. perfect and very smooth.. please update than you..

  2. i think it said something about " " not resppnding..

  3. everytime i click on that icon in the contacts.. affter not responding it will say reatrictipn change on sims..

  4. that icon is video call option , which is not supported by our phone , thats why you getting force close or not responding errors

  5. yes there few bugs ( especially with the contacts app ) will fix it soon

  6. thanks for your feedback, this rom is daily driver for me , so far i dont faced any problems like you said , did you tried (wipe data/factory reset,wipe cache partition,wipe dalvik cache) ?.

  7. thank you.. :) theres only few who supports lenovo a800 customs and im very glad i found this cause i want to use this phone for the next year and hope someone like you still support it.

    and also i did dalvik,data and cache wiped..

    sir does a800 has custom kernel that supports swap file? does that any help for my a800?

  8. so far no custom kernel available , mediatek devices are not developer friendly :(

  9. how sad.. anyway thank you very much.. :)

  10. does "process has stopped" has spmething to do with the rom?.. it floods my screen..

  11. and all other apps stars stopped/closing error..

  12. i dont always get FC , all i do is restart the phone ;)