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PhotonEdit C6-04 The Fastest Firmware Based on N97v30 ported
  redpepper007 Date: Tuesday, 31.01.12, 22:14 | Message # 1
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Welcome to this thread

ChangeLogs in Photon:


Changes over Photon C6-04 : 

- Based on C6 v40.0.001 - Ported by 008Rohit.
- Full Symbian Anna icons by Binh24. Modified by Me.
- New Anna Web Browser.
- Smileys support in messaging.
- N8 Landscape Layout mod by dan-av with 6x2 Grid Menu.
- Minor Speed Improvements.

Photon C6-04 Changelog :

- Optimized the CPU related Settings even more to Create a Perfect Balance between Speed and Battery Life
- N8 Portrait Menu Layout by dan-av.
- Extended Menu, Shrinked the network and battery icons to the top on Menu.
- Keyboard will now rotate according to the phone orientation. If you hold the phone in Landscape then the keyboard will be changed to Full QWERTY automatically.
- "Camera Already in Use" error fixed. However to fix this I had to disable the use of the touch screen "capture button". You can use the hardware key to take snaps. Wink
- Now Music Player will not return you to Menu after exiting it.
- Now PC/OVI Suite (and even your PC) will detect the phone as "Nokia Photon" and display the picture of a Nokia C6-00. You may need to reinstall PC/OVI Suite.
- Now you can set AutoKeyguard Lock time. But, value 1 minute has some bugs, so better not use it. Smiley
- Photos and Videos & TV twin icons removed.
- Default theme : NuBlack Default Icons - IND190
- N8 (Symbian^3) fonts are used.
- Gallery will not show images from E:\Photon\
- Changed the default widgets layout. Nokia Notifications widget comes preinstalled.
- "ShareOnline" button replaced with "Delete" in Photo Gallery, A mod by dan-av
- Rotation and Homescreen Swipe effects are taken from Nokia N8. Other effects are not added as they make the phone laggy.


All C6 Themes, OVI Maps 3.04, Chat, Podcasting, Image Print, OVI Contacts, OVI Music, Here and Now, Online Support, Voice Commands, Phone Switch, My Nokia, Quick Office, Adobe Reader, Drawing

Run Autoinstaller if you wish to install these supplied apps :

Best ScreenSnap v3.0, BTSwitch, Nokia Battery Monitor v1.3, Opera Mini 6.0

Other Modifications :

Performance Upgrades:
- Highly Increased Application/Gaming frame rates
- Increased Response Rate (Now touchscreen will be more responsive)
- CPU frames render was increased.This will result in a smooth phone experience.
- Graphical Complexity reduced. Performance Booster without any side effects.
- Music Player response highly increased (Instantly pauses/plays on clicking the buttons)
- Reduced effects complexity which should result in a speed increase
- Increased Heap Size further to boost up performance
- Lags in Menu, messaging and Other Large Applications removed
- Polished the UI for heavy usage
- Phone will never slow down and the RAM won't be decreasing (RAM Caching modded)
- 80MB+ on C:\ (Phone memory)
- Free RAM after startup : 64.5MB in 5800, 70.8 MB in 5233 (Maximum)
- Average RAM: 60-65 MB free
- Smooth Kinetic Scrolling
- Music Player is now a lot more faster!
- Real Hack! (No need to use installserver.rmp patch anymore)
- CPU mod optimized to get complete stability and a great battery life!

General Modifications :
- "Restart" Option instead of "Lock Screen and Keys" in Power Menu by CODeRUS.
- Full N8 IconPack is used. (With 0 bugs) Now icons change according to the theme applied.
- N8 Swipe to Unlock theme and N8 dialer added.
- PC/OVI Suite will recognise your phone as Nokia C6-00. However every website including OVI Store will recognise your phone as Nokia N97 mini
- All C6 lights problem fixed. (Mod by mara)
- Camera will not eat RAM after closing it.
- Default Browser user agent changed to the one of N97 mini. So OVI store and some other sites will recognise your phone as Nokia N97 mini
- C5-03 Keyboard Layout added.
- Female Voice (Ellen) added in Message Reader app.
- Camera Sound will be disabled if you use Capture Tone 3.
- "Nokia Tune" from N8 added.
- Display lights timeout and automatic keyguard time set to 30 seconds.
- Default bluetooth name: Nokia Photon C6-03
- FOTA reserved space romoved to get more space in C:\ (Phone Memory)
- USB now will name as Nokia Photon
- Voice recording during call fixed. Your phone won't crash if you record and call someone at the same time.
- RAM Cache in C:\ for better performance
- Blazing Fast Screen Rotation
- CPU load decreased (Get a very fast phone)
- Enabled lock/unlock vibration
- Disabled My Nokia Service
- Zero start up of background applications
- Auto optimization of RAM cache for keeping up your phone faster even after heavy usage
- Default Web Browser bookmarks are edited.
- Blank UDA supplied to get highest possible free space on C:\
- Lags in Menu removed. The Kinetic Scrolling is optimized (It is no very fast not very slow)
- Display rotation is ON by default
- Breathing light is OFF by default
- Digital clock set as default. N8 Clock fonts used so the digital clock now looks like the N8 clock
- Display light turns OFF and Phone gets locked in 30 seconds
- Default Fonts Used
- Operator Logo ON/OFF settings available in homescreen settings
- Delivery Reports ON by default in Messaging
- Theme effects are OFF by default
- Removed "Check for Updates" in Device Updates
- "Summary after call" and "speed dialing" ON by default
- "In call timer" ON by default
- Profile "General" renamed to "Photon"
- Homescreen landscape enabled. Dialer landscape disabled
- Lags in Messaging apps removed

Bugs Fixed :

- Nokia's idiotic Radio bug completely fixed. Now RDS works fine!
- Now Messaging app doesn't show two New e-mail options anymore.
- Now Messaging app doesn't lag when scrolling through a long messages list.
- All light bugs are fixed by mara-
- Multilanguage support. Now use Photon C6-03 in your desired language without facing any bugs.

- Widgetized Nokia C6 Homescreen
- Full widgets support
- N97/N97 mini widgets can now be installed
- 3 Additional shortcuts bar. Total : 5

- Photon Splashscreen and Shutdownscreen.
- Startup animation removed for faster startup. (Check the booting speed yourself)
- Bootscreen Volume set to : 10
- Custom Boot/Shutdown animation locations -
- Theme effects : Mixed with Rotation and Swipe effects and default App_exit effect

- Java permission is set to default
- Real Hack (modded installserver.exe by PNHT)
- SwiPolicy changed which enable to install almost apps without RomPatcher patch (Works 99%)
- Secure Widget Preinstall (OVI Store Installer) will not run on first startup but will install at one click from menu icon

- All C6 lights bugs are fixed. (Mod by mara)
- Green Charging light disabled.

- Added "View Images" in options>Display Settings
- Download manager will be started on browser start-up to resume
- Browser now can be rotated in landscape even sensor off, by going to options while browsing
- Browser will prompt to continue download if there was a power failure
- Browser Cache moved to E:\ and increased to 50MB

- Nokia default file browser can send sisx, sis, jar and any protected items via bluetooth, mms and uploads
- Nokia default file browser will show system folders in E:\

- Camera will not leave in background after close it (SAVES RAM)
- Voice recorder set to High quality
- Voice recorder records upto 12 hours
- Gallery will not mix up pictures and videos
- Camera Image Quality improved
- Gallery searching improved
- "Nokia PhotoBrowser" integrated in Photos Homescreeen
- Share Online removed in Photos Homescreen
- OVI Music removed in Music Homescreen
- Video Capture predifined frame rate increased
- Music Player will read E:\Music\
- Music player refresh faster
- Music Player is now a lot faster!

- Using 3x4 Menu modded by ME
- N8 icons are used. Icons change according to themes.
- All Lags in Menu removed
- Applications Hidden : Conversations, OVI Sync
- "Show Open Apps" Removed
- Optimized to run very fast and smooth (Tweaked Kinetic Scrolling in Menu)

- Messages sent by you will be saved up to 500 messages
- Delivery reports ON by default
- Messaging application no longer lags when containing large number of messages.

- New Music Player 15.2 with lyrics support.
- ROMPatcher+ 3.06 by Il.Socio
- Nokia File Browser
- Nokia PhotoBrowser (Integrated in Photos Homescreen)
- KillMe
- Autoinstaller


- Install Server (Install Unsigned Apps)
- Open4All (Admin Permission in System Folders)
- ReadCroot (Default FileBrowser will show System Folders in C:\)
- c2z4bin (c2z like patch for binary files)

ChangeLogs for photon EDIT:

-Camera mod:

Flash video replace with Switch to Video mod

After a photo was taken: Share online replace with Gallery

"Camera Already in use" seem totally fixed

-more 2mb ram Tongue

-N97 light mod added

-smoother scrolling added

-smoother bright added

-N8 icons added

-Filebrowser 4.5 added

-S^3 clock added

-3 rows keyboard added

-Small button in landscape added

-C5-03 tap to unlock added

-auto Rotate fixed

-auto keyguard fixed

-"show open application" removed

-video call removed completely

-useless apps removed

-default theme removed

-Them Black, White, Dark by LA are added

-Don't be so surprised with Batterylife if comparing with C6v40 Tongue

How to use the project file?

-Extract the N97mini V30 ported by using NFE 0.3

(you can find ported firmware for your phone HERE)

use nokia FW cleaner 3.01 to remove these following:

My Nokia, Phone switch, Image Print, Help, voice commands, ovi contacts, ovi music, ovi store, ovi maps, here and now, share online, chat, podcasting

-delete these folder 20025AFD, 2002119B, 2002119C, 2002119D in



-delete hwrmdefaultlighttargetmodifierplugin.dll in


-Delete folder "Profile" in


-put the project files over rofs2

-repack and flash



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