Xperia Ice Cream Pureness Build 8 ICS 4.0.4 ROM for Xperia Arc S

Install Xperia Ice Cream Pureness 4.0.4 ROM on Xperia Arc S

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XDA members have lately started making ROMs for Xperia handsets also. This has really thrilled Xperia users. We appreciate hardwork of XDA member ThilinaC as he has come up with this amazing ICS ROM for Xperia Arc S. Xperia Arc S is a flexible Android phone that already has some amazing features to die for. Also, it adapts many new ROMs in simple and easy way. In this article we shall talk about the new ICS 4.0.4 ROM for Sony Xperia Arc S. It is important to note that you can also use this ROM on Xperia Arc and Xperia Ray.

Xperia Ice Cream Pureness for Xperia Arc S is a simple and beautiful stock ROM. This ROM works on both locked as well as unlocked boo. This is an added advantage of Xperia Ice Cream Pureness ROM Build 8.

Here are the features of this ROM.

ICS 4.0.4
Bloatware ripped.
Based on stock 4.0.4 fw
NXT theme integrated to some extent
AOSP unlock screen
330mb free space in internal memory,target is to achieve more
Less ram usage
build.prop tweaks
hansip87‘s camera mod
Fully supports Walkman port with clearbass
Xperia S ICS keyboard
SystemUI toggles
Holo theme mixed to match with Xperia theme, purely Ice cream experience

Lotof visual modifications

And many more

You can refer to the change log from the official link given at the end of the post.

If you liked the above features and feel that you want to use this ROM then here are the installation instructions. But it is vital to note that since this is a custom ROM using the same can be a bit risky.

Disclaimer: You can use Ice Cream Pureness ROM for Xperia Arc S at your risk. shall not be responsible for anything that happens to your Android. We also recommend you to take complete back up of your phone before flashing Xperia Ice Cream Pureness ROM. 

Install Xperia Ice Cream Pureness ROM Xperia Arc S

1. The first thing you need to do is download the zip file from the link given at the end of the post. Now factory reset in cwm
2. Wipe cache partition
3. Wipe dalvik cache
4.Format /system (in mounts and storage)
5.Format /cache
6.Format /Data
7.Install rom zip
8.Install NXT Apps now
9.Reboot now and you are done !

In the official link you will also find the attractive screen shots of Xperia ARC S Ice Cream Pureness ROM Build 8. Also, we got quite impressed the FAQs that the developer has given to clear doubts of the users. Here’s the transcript for t. All credits to the developer. Hats off!

Q.Is this only for unlocked boot loader
A.No,its for both locked and unlocked boot loader

Q.Why this is not supercharged ?
A.It is

Q.Where is apps like Timescape ?
A.Apps like Timescape are bloatware that eats lot of ram,so removed

Q.Why jelly bean lockscreen behaves weird some times ?
A.Its a new app,give some time so author can fix the bugs

Q.Why last line in app drawer of my xperia home is not filled ?
A.Clear data in xperia home,in settings/apps/all apps

Q.Why flashlight in Ray don’t work ?
A.Install flashlight fix for Ray build

Q.What is based on this rom?
A.Stock 4.0.4 0.431 fw based

Q.Is it good,smooth and stable for daily use ?

Q.What can I do about purple-ish images when using flashlight to take pictures ?
A.Send non-stop emails complaining to Sony service support and devs asking for a fix for this

Q.What baseband should I use for this rom ?
A.72 baseband

Q.Is it pre-rooted ?

Q.Why Nova Launcher was removed ?
A.Popular demand asked for Xperia S ICS home,so included

So, do let us know your responses on this. Did you like Ice Cream Pureness ROM for Xperia Arc S? Here’s the link for you:


  1. The rom is super fast, but did it support Traditional Chinese, all my Text message in Chinese?

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