First Windows Phone 8 Custom ROM for the Samsung ATIV S released


Samsung has managed to break Windows Phone 8’s security with a flawed Diagnostics apps, and now we are seeing the results in the first Custom WP8 ROM.

The ROM, released by -W_O_L_F-, is unlocked and Interop Unlocked, meaning just about any app can be loaded on it, and has some desirable features including:

  • Unlock / Interop Unlock / Relock prevent
  • Volume limit disabled
  • No pre-pinned tiles of Samsung apps
  • Some of Samsung apps removed
  • Full access to APNs and Internet Sharing
  • Two extra search providers: Yandex and Google. Both can launch its app from search key (if app is installed). Here’re those apps: Yandex, Google.

The ROM can be flashed using standard stock flasher.

If you want a bit more control over your phone and can put up with the inevitable bugs, not to mention voiding your warranty, head over to XDA-Developers to read more.