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PureSlim Kitkat R1 -First Impression

It took me a few days to study and finally upgraded my cell (Sony Xperia Ion) from the Jellybean to Pureslim KitKat R1, a customized ROM.

Before I forget, just like jot down some problems I have encountered while using this new version.

Cannot choose song as ring toneWe always know how boring the built-in ring tone. At the beginning, I cannot choose a song in my cell as a ring tone - simply just no button available for me to choose. 
Somehow this was resolved by installing ES File Explorer, then suddenly there is a pop out screen for me to choose the song.


Cannot see the expansion storage Due to some unknown reason, the built-in File Manager cannot see my additional memory card - sd1. All it shows was just the native card - sd0.

Again, ES File Explorer came to the rescue.

Battery icon not showing percentage used The original battery was a circle which show no info at all. I had to pull down the status bar each time in order to see the battery percentage.

Later I found a way :  Settings -…

Command prompt tips

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When you are already in command prompt, you want switch to another folder. However the path for another folder is really too cumbersome to type.
For example, you want to switch to: "C:\Windows\System32\en-US\Licenses\_Default\Enterprise"
Here are some quick tips:

Method 1  Paste the folder path into command prompt

1. At the command prompt, type: "C:\> cd "  and stop there.





2. Open the folder from Windows Explorer












3. Click and hold on the yellow folder in title bar,  drag it to the command prompt window
4. The path would appear automatically in the command prompt window.


Method 2  Use tap repeatedly in the command prompt window
On the command prompt window, just press tap repeatedly, windows will show you all the folder within. Just release when you see the folder you want.
It is is just like ALT+tab in the GUI.

Method 3  Open Command Window Here
Open the path from Windows Explorer. Press Shift and Right Mouse Click on the folder, you will see there something with t…