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Add Landscape mode to HTC Sense UI (Manila 2.5)

Posted by techhackz-admin Tuesday, December 8, 2009


The latest HTC UI called Sense was ported recently to older Windows Mobile phones. While it is a really nice UI it doesn't work in Landscape mode. This limitation is now gone thanks to talented folks at XDA-Developers.

A CAB file was recently released to make HTC Sense work in Landscape mode, you can find the files and the installation instructions at

The install is quite simple:
1. Install Mortscript, you can find it here:

2. Disable HTC Sense (Manila) prior to installing the CAB.
Go to Start menu > Settings > Home > Items and uncheck HTC Sense.
Install CAB file found here: or here (if the other one doesn't work):
It will take a while to install, be patient.
3. Install a registry tweak found here:

You will find some screenshots at

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