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SlimKat, 4.4.1 KitKat Custom ROM for Lenovo, Gionee, Huawei, Alcatel and Xiaomi

by Rosgani 27


While for now, many Chinese smartphone user is waiting for ROM update in their hadnset, but they worry to update with Custom ROM since there is no many options when they trying to rooted their phone, is now the SlimKat is coming with posibilities.

SlimKat is the one of ROM KitKat 4.4.1 with stable release for most Chinese smartphone such as Lenovo S660,Gionee Elife E3,Gionee Elife E5,Huawei Honor 3C, Alcatel One Touch Pop C7,Xiaomi Hongmi, and Xolo Q1000s, while for the last one is not coming from Chinese smartphone manufacturer 🙂

The SlimKat is offers new feature sucn as res New The real dark Slim, invert the whole ROM including GAPPS with one click, notification drawer and and lockscreen shortcuts, access your most important apps from everywhere, custom Quick Settings Tiles, SlimPIE based on CM’s PIE, inspired by PA’s PIE with a light touch of Slim. A true community feature, discover our unique Camera feature.


Here is SlimKat installation instructions
Be sure to follow these instructions to the letter.
  1. The first thing to do is to make sure you have the latest recovery installed.

  • Note that recommended recovery (CWM or TWRP) varies from device to device so make sure you check our forums for your device’s thread and install the recommended recovery stated in the OP. The easiest way to flash the recovery is to either use Goo Manager app for TWRP or Rom Manager app for CWM.
  1. Download latest SlimKat and latest gapps and put on your sd card.

  • You’ll find the latest SlimKat for your device
  • And look for the latest SlimKat gapps 
  1. Reboot to recovery.

  1. In recovery make a full wipe as per these instructions:

  • In CWM perform wipe data/factory reset and in mounts and storage section format system.
  • In TWRP choose advanced in wipe section and wipe dalvik cache, cache, system and data.
  1. Flash SlimKat rom zip.

  1. Flash SlimKat gapps zip.

  1. Reboot, setup and enjoy.


Editor’s Note: This technique is for advanced user only,  we are not responsible for any damage or losing your smartphone data, do with your own risk!