Illusion ROM for Nexus S and Nexus S 4G! [Android 4.2.2/Key Lime Pie THEME]

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For this week’s Nexus S and S 4G ROM of the week, check out Illusion ROM.

Based on Android 4.2.2, Illusion ROM brings you some really cool features like Key Lime Pie theme (from Android 5.0) and transition animations along with UI customizations similar to AOKP ROM Control Settings. You can also run your favorite apps using Xposed App Settings, which the ROM comes with.

Also performance and battery life with Illusion ROM is excellent, I find this is one of the best Android 4.2.2 ROMs out there.  Overall, I really dig this ROM and have it running on several of my other Android devices.

If you are looking for a good stable Android 4.2.2 custom ROM with cool features, this is definitely the killer ROM so give it a try this week(end) and do let me know what you think!


Download Illusion ROM for Nexus S

Download Illusion ROM for Nexus S 4G

Download Gapps

To install, reboot into recovery, make backup ROM (just in case), wipe data/factory reset, install ROM, install Gapps, and reboot.

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14 Responses to Illusion ROM for Nexus S and Nexus S 4G! [Android 4.2.2/Key Lime Pie THEME]

  1. DerekM says:

    Anyone else having a problem adding accounts to this ROM? There are no account types listed! I have set up my gmail account, but can’t see how to actually access my email? Also, I am trying to set up an Exchange account and not having any luck. Any ideas?

    The ROM looks slick and runs smooth, but this account thing is a deal-breaker. Hopefully, there is a solution out there.

    • DerekM says:

      I got GMail to show up and sync. But, I still need to be able to add my corporate (MS Exchange) email account. Hopefully someone has an answer.

  2. Dao Le says:

    Do you guys have any idea how to display unicode characters properly on this ROM?

  3. dharmabum02 says:

    Running this rom now …. and I like it so far

  4. dharmabum02 says:

    Derek if you are using titanium backup your email apps and all of their data are there for you to reinstall.

    • DerekM says:

      Yeah, I used Titanium before applying the new ROM. I see the email app there, but it would not restore. Very strange. However, after some looking around, I did find someone who had a .zip available named ‘ExchangeNoPIN-4.2.x-v3.1’. This contained what I needed. I installed the APKs in there and was back in business!

  5. Bart says:

    Dramatic rom. Shows a lot of lag. Had to pop out the battery a couple of times. Will go back to Hellybean

  6. Vincii says:

    Hi Max! I’m having a problem Installing a new ROM actually im a first timer. I’ve done rooting my Nexus S, i followed you tutorial on “how to root your Nexus S” but I want now is to install the Illusion ROM for Nexus S but I got stuck at “flash clockworkmod recovery error” saying “Error while downloading from server.” I’ve try to reinstall it several times and updated my Superuseapp, but it has the same problem. Please Help me what to do. thanks!

    anyone with good heart? Help me Please..

  7. I Installed The Rom and The Gapp … But I`m Having a problem with the google play services i cant download anything from the google play store :S

    Any Help

    Hint : I Tried the LCD Density Thing but nothing

    • ethan says:

      i had same problem after i roote and flashed a rom follow these steps and it should work

      1: Settings
      2. Applications
      3: Manage applications
      4: All
      5: Scroll down to Google Play store
      6 Clear cashe (NOT DATA)
      7: Force Stop
      8: Back out to Home Page
      9:Follow steps 1 to 4 again
      10: scroll down to Google Framework
      11: Clear Data (NOT CACHE)
      12: Force Stop 13: Reboot Device

  8. Eric says:

    Be aware…if you’re on Sprint, you will lose your voicemail indicator. Seems to be across the board issue with the 4.2 builds and no workaround currently.

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