Launcher Features Folder icon styles: stacked, grid, or carousel Folder sorting: alphabetically, reverse alphabetically, or by usage Icon scaling in app drawer and on homescreen Home screen previews, rearrangable homescreens Set default screen from previews layout Add or remove homescreens from previews layout Slide homescreens with a second finger while holding widgets and icons Gestures: Pinch to show previews, spread to show launcher settings
Theme Manager Customizable toggles, compact or page view (or off) Extended volume panel in page view toggles Access status or navigation bars while in fullscreen apps by touching the edge of the screen Applies native ctz files, but also will apply MIUI mtz files, not all elements will theme properly with mtz packages Animated boot animation preview Boot animation resolution scaling
Status Bar Customizable toggles, compact or page view (or off) Extended volume panel in page view toggles Access status or navigation bars while in fullscreen apps by touching the edge of the screen
Messaging Reads custom notification tones from Contacts Revised layout: Added messaging bubbles, removed avatar icons from conversation and put one in the action bar, quick shortcut for emojis
Step 1: First of all download Chameleon OS ROM for HTC One S and Google Apps gapps-jb-20130301
Step 2: Now, connect your HTC One S to PC using USB cable and then mount your storage first.
Step 3: Once you manage access of your phone SD card content from your computer, copy downloaded zip files to the SD card of your phone. Important: Don’t extract any file.
Step 4: Once you finish file transfer procedure, disconnect USB and then turn off your phone.
Step 5: Boot into recovery mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Down and Power button together to boot into HBOOT menu, from there select Recovery [use volume buttons to scroll and Power button to select]. You can also try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
Step 6: As we mentioned earlier, it’s important to perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back. To perform a Nandroid backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup process done.
Step 7: It’s time to perform some wiping task to eliminate clash between new ROM and previous ROM. To do so, first select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wiping process done. Now come back to CWM recovery main menu. Select wipe cache partition and after wiping cache partition process completed, select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to perform Dalvik cache wiping. When all done, it’s safe to move into next step.
Step 8: Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. Now, locate the Chameleon OS zip file that you copied earlier in Step 3 and select it by pressing Power button. Confirm installation on next screen and soon the ROM installation procedure start.
Step 9: Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 8 but choose gapps-jb-20130301-signed.zip instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.
Step 10: When all done, you should go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot the smartphone. The phone will then boot into this new ROM, however you should note the first boot usually take time usually about 5 minutes.
Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.