First Custom Jelly Bean ROM arrived for One X

HTC released the One X+, a refreshed version of the One X. The upgrade featured the Sense 4+ User Interface (UI) and offered the Jelly Bean software. The chip inside was an Nvidia Tegra 3 (AP37) quad-core 1.7GHz unit and the LTE version of the One X+ was recorded as being an impressive 67 percent faster than the One X LTE model.

And now, the first custom ROM - HTC One MaXimus+ v1.0 - developed by Football. The developer notes this custom firmware is significant because it features the Aroma installer. Other features include:

  • Base 1.07.401.2
  • Android 4.1.1
  • Sense 4+
  • Rooted
  • Updated Apps
  • Removed unnecessary files
  • Deodexed
  • Busybox capabilities
  • Init.d capabilities
  • Sysro/sysrw capabilities
  • Added SU
  • Added Solid Explorer
  • Added MX Player
  • Added AdAway
  • Added TegraZone

One X+ users looking to update to HTC One MaXimus v1.0 may follow this tutorial. IBTimes UK reminds readers it will not be held liable for any damage to the device while installation. Remember this tutorial is only for the HTC One X+.


  • Download appropriate USB drivers and enable USB debugging mode
  • Back-up important data
  • Ensure device is factory unlocked
  • Ensure battery has above 80 percent charge (to check, click here)

To Install HTC One MaXimus+ Jelly Bean on One X+

  • Download Android 4.1.1 One MaXimus+ v1.0 custom firmware
  • Connect device to computer with USB cable and copy downloaded file to SD card
  • Note: Do not extract any file
  • Disconnect and switch device off
  • Now, boot into Recovery mode (to do so, start by pressing Volume Down and Power buttons to enter HBOOT. Use Volume buttons to scroll to Recovery and select using Power)
  • Scroll to and select Install Zip from SD Card and then select Choose Zip from SD Card
  • Now, browse to downloaded file, select and confirm installation. Follow on-screen installations from this point

The pre-rooted HTC One MaXimus+ Android 4.1.1-based custom firmware is now installed on the One X+. This can be checked by navigating to Settings > About Phone.