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Raven ROM 4.1.1 For Noir A8 – Download Links and Tweaks

INCPAK presents to you Raven ROM with Jellybean 4.1.1, for your Qmobile Noir A8.

Raven ROM is the most unique and the most abstract custom ROM of all ported for Qmobile Noir A8. The ROM is integrated with all the exciting features that users require most. You have a complete new user interface on this ROM. The ROM is packed up for all kind of users Music Lovers,Gamers,Internet Users,Battery savers etc. It is the most stable custom ROM so far known for A8.

Visit this post for more details about this ROM:
http://www.incpak.com/tech/raven-rom-for-noir-a8-teaser/

The ROM will most probably be available for other Qmobile phones too like A10 and A9 soon enough INSHA ALLAH.

A7 users can get this ROM for their Qmobile Noir A7 from this post:
http://www.incpak.com/tech/raven-rom-4-1-1-for-noir-a7/

Credits:

First of all i would like to give credits to whoever worked on developing this ROM.

  • Akshit Banta who originally made this ROM for MMX A110.
  • Ubaid Ur Rehman Khan (Admin INCPAK) for helping me out on porting it for A8.
  • Aleem Ashraf (Admin INCPAK) for working on the graphics side of the ROM and also testing it on his own A8.
  • Farhan Imaan (CEO INCPAK) for testing the ROM on his A8.
  • Muhammad Shahrom Ali and Ahmer Zaidi (INCPAK team members) for encouraging and working side by side with us.

Download Links:

Raven ROM For A8

Mirror 1                                          Mirror2
           

Important FIX For Raven ROM

Mirror 1                                          Mirror2
           

Downloading and flashing both files is necessary or else some features wont work!!

Installation Instructions:

Note: INCPAK is not responsible if you somehow mess up with your phone. We dont provide any guarantee if you dont follow proper step by step installation procedure. So follow all steps carefully and never skip any step.

  1. Download both files from the given links above.
  2. To Flash these files your phone must be rooted and have custom recovery first. If your phone is not rooted kindly refer to this post for rooting procedure:
    http://www.incpak.com/alerts/root-method-qmobile-noir-a8/
  3. For installing custom recovery in your phone kindly follow these steps:
    • Download and install MTKtools from playstore
    • Download CWMR recovery from here
      http://adf.ly/PUVtd
    • Open MTKtools
    • Select recovery update option
    • Browse to your downloaded cwmr recovery and apply it
  4. Now place both of the downloaded files (raven rom and fix) in your sdcard
  5. Turn off your phone
  6. Go into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Button UP + Power key at the same time
  7. First make a BACKUP of your current ROM so if you mess up somewhere you can go back to your old ROM
  8. Select backup and restore and then select backup .Wait for few minutes untill it completes.
  9. Now go back and Select Wipe/Data Factory Cache
  10. Now Select Wipe Cache Partition
  11. Now go to Advanced and select Wipe Dalvik Cache
  12. Go back to the main menu of recovery mode
  13. Now select Install zip from SDCARD
  14. Choose the file “A8 Raven Rom-INCPAK.com.zip”
  15. Wait for 5-10 minutes for the ROM to flash completely.
  16. Once its done go back to main menu and reboot your phone
  17. Now once your phone loads up put all the system details it asks you and after you are done TURN OFF your phone again.
  18. Now go in recovery mode again and select Install Zip from SDCARD
  19. Select “RAVEN FIX 1.0.zip” from your SDCARD and select YES
  20. Once its done your raven rom is completely ready to be used reboot and enjoy your new ROM 🙂

Important Apps And Tweaks For Raven:

1. Xposed Framework And Viper Music Engine:

  1. After you have applied and flashed both files now go to your app drawer menu and open Viper4AndroidFX app
  2. The app will prompt for installing important drivers select YESraven rom viper engine
  3. Now it will ask for your device type so select Cortex A8 with Neonraven rom viper engine
  4. It will ask you to reboot your device so first install xposed framework too and then reboot
  5. Go to your app drawer and open XposedInstaller app
  6. Press the install/update optionraven rom xposed framework
  7. Now reboot your device. After your device is rebooted open Music app
  8. Go to settings >sound effectsraven rom viper engine
  9. Now selet Viper4Android FX as default appraven rom viper engine
  10. Now plug in your headphones and just check the quality of the sound your mind will surely be blown 🙂
  11. Download Xthemes engine and one of its crystal theme from these links:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/3ciz2clswmxa6i7/XThemeEngine_beta5.apk
    http://www.mediafire.com/download/afi0ttg8m19leao/xTe_port_Crystal_2_Theme.apk
  12. Install xtheme engine ,open xposed installer app go to modules section and put a tick mark on xthemes engine.
  13. Now install crystal theme open xthemes engine apply this theme, reboot your phone and enjoy the best theme for your raven rom 🙂
  14. The crystal one matches the Raven theme but however you can install other themes too from here:
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2219999

2. Increase Battery Backup:

  1. Do this as soon as you install your rom
  2. Download battery calibration app from playstore:
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nema.batterycalibration
  3. Charge your phone to 100%
  4. As soon as you unplug your charger run this app and tap on “Calibrate Battery”
  5. Use your phone normally now until the phone goes down to 1% and do not charge in between.
  6. When your phone turns off automatically due to low battery plug in your charger and then charge it to 100% without any interruption
  7. Now your phone’s battery backup would increase for sure
  8. Dont try this again and again or it would decrease battery timing, just use it once

3. Increase Your Phone’s Volume:

  1. Open phone dialer
  2. Type code *#*#3646633#*#*
  3. Engineering mode will open
  4. Go to hardware testing>Audio
  5. Go to Loudspeaker Mode
  6. Change MAX Volume from 144 to 160
  7. Go back and do the same for Normal Mode

Known Issues:

  • FM Radio Not Working – FIXED
  • Storage Settings Force Close – FIXED
  • Low Volume – Tweak Available Above
  • Not booting up – Startover installation from step 9 and dont forget to apply update only AFTER A RESTART
  • Heating up – Jellybean problem not a ROM problem ,but dont worry it doesnot affect your phone by any means
  • Battery Drainage – Tweak Available Above
  • Skype Calling – Jellybean problem with skype compatibility. Even doesnot work on stock jellybean ROM. If skype is important for you then you need to go back to ICS.

Kindly rate our ROM after using it at the top of the post. Your feedback will be appreciated 🙂

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28 comments

  1. Salam link link is not working plz update i wanna download this rom

  2. Guys the rom isnt booting on my phone…..installs perfectly but gets stuck on bootanimation(the animation keeps playing but the phone dsnt boot up) HELP!!!!!

  3. Mohammad Asad Mughal

    Having battery issue in rom it draining on standby….what to do?

  4. call karo ya call receive karo, dono me same display araha hai, no loud speaker button, no pause button, no end call button, no mute button
    screenshot > http://i.imgur.com/83TQQrF.png

    • Ali Akber Mustafa

      thts not possible.. thr is every option thr in raven calling

    • Ali Akber Mustafa

      lol u have to drag the phone icon to the left to drop the call when u get a call… n when u r inside a call thr r every options available

  5. some time ago u people were working on Miui rom for A8, is it still in works or cancelled?

  6. Ali Akber Mustafa

    MIRROR LINKS ADDED!!!

    • some are saying that there is heating issue so ……….

      • Ali Akber Mustafa

        heating is not a issue… multitasking will definitely heatup ur phone.. n its related to hardware… ROM doesnt change ur hardware

        • there is no autobrightness feature in this rom please fix it

          • Auto-brightness consumes battery as one more sensor has to work constantly. It is better to keep it disabled that is why INCPAK team has not included it in this rom..

  7. after how much time new link shall be available

  8. getting this error on both files, when try to download
    "The user hosting this content is out of bandwidth."

  9. download error please upload on another file hosting service.

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