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[ROM] MegaKat Deodex V30 i9205/V31 I9200 4.4 Stock Tw KK Unbelievable Performance

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By megalomanic14, Senior Member on 12th July 2014, 03:25 AM
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MegaKat V30 I9205 Deodex: based on udne4 stock touchwiz kit kat rom for Galaxy Mega I9205

MegaKat V30: took V26 and a bunch of new rendering and performance optimizations taken from my new note 4 PopRocks Rom....there's also a new rebuilt camera taking incredibly high quality shots...hope everybody enjoys this unexpected updated


MegaKat V26 Features and Updates:
**(Megakat V27 I9200 has same optimizations and tweaks as V26 for the I9205)

New Features of V26:

I won't lie it's far faster and snappier than I ever expected this mega would ever after flash V26 and it hasn't even had the chance to settle...enjoy

Optimized Touch Response and Speed
2d/3d Rendering Optimizations
Super Fast TouchWiz Launcher
Camera Optimizations
Galaxy Note 4 Rendering and Animation mods
Galaxy Note 4 Boot Sounds
Extreme Overhauled Performance
Rebuild Camera for Instant Shots
Sound quality mods and boosts
Cache and Dalvik Retooling
Galaxy Mega 2 Sounds:
***Added about 20 Sounds from Mega 2
Heavily Modded Animation and Ui Transitions
Longest Battery life yet

V26 takes it up a notch in just about every way from the moment it boots...



MegaKat Rom V26:

Added a custom script I wrote that is based off the touch controller from my n4...the response and real world speed is mind blowing now...

Also boosted the stock Volume gain and enhanced the audio quality further to match the optimized camera...this build is tops and running unbelievable...enjoy


Megakat V26:
Completely Optimized: performance, battery, speed, touch response, ui rendering, camera, sound, and call quality
Removed All Data Mining From System Apps
I developed my own mod to get around knox and secure storage lockouts...full sd function restored
Net Speed Boosts
Browser Renders Near Instantly
Camera Shutter Speed and Save Times Are Instant

V26 is miles ahead of any of the other builds before... If You clean flash V24 and follow my optimized setup in op2 your mega will literally feel like a newer more powerful phone...between screen Improvements for color saturation, sharpness, and clarity...to the performance and responsiveness of the touchscreen and keyboard which will go as fast as you can type without a hiccup....to the battery life and run temp v24 is the pinnacle of every mod tweak and optimization from 4.1.1 thru 4.4.4...enjoy your new Mega 6.3



***FOLLOW INSTRCUTIONS I9205 ONLY
***I9200 USERS MUST USE THE I9200 ROM MegaKat V15 Deodex i9200 see below

I9200 USERS READ
***Megakat V17 for the i9200 is identical to megakat v14 for the i9205 only named different to separate them for less confusion


V17s one of the best roms I've ever made and by far the best rom I've ever built for the mega...it's refinement in every possible way, camera, audio, call quality, speed, battery etc I pretty much went in and optimized everything possible

V26 Optimizations
Completely Overhauled Dalvik Controller
Ram Management Optimizations
Screen Clarity and Sharpness boosted
Photo quality greatly improved
Instant Focus and Shutter Speed
Instant Screen On/Off
HD Audio Codec added to try an get richer sound
Call Quality and Voice Clarity Greatly Improved

V26 Features: same tweaks you know and love from Megakat but using stock i9200 firmware, bootloader, and baseband means no kernel needed which was causing some significant issues for some...also means fm radio stays in tact, as well as any other i9200 specific features...basically it cuts out the only source of issues...the kernel which is the main goal and benefit without having to give up the speed, performance, battery life, or stability of MegaKat ...enjoy

V26 Update: extremely fast...the fastest I've ever seen the mega...everything's instant and buttery smooth...with performance that feels as fast as the extremely high 9000+/- quadrant scores


V26 Features:

Deodex
Zip aligned
Apps2sd built in system
*SU binary needs re rooted in recovery: see instructions
Super Fast
Optimizations from megafire builds, note 3 kk and jb roms, as well as my several other of my builds to make this rom the best possible
Extremely fluid animations
Lock Screen Zero Lag or Delay
Camera Zoom and Shutter are instant...photos are taken so fast and clear that I'm actually amazed...and they're storing to external sd that fast
3d Graphics and Rendering Optimized
Framelocked at 60fps throughout the entire ui and system, even thru most benchmarks
Fastest Browser of any of my devices or builds...back loading previous page is instant
One of my cleanest builds in over 135 roms to date on 31 devices
All Knox Apks and Lib files removed from system
Rebuilt touchwiz launcher and system ui for faster rendering and app launching
Dalvik and Cache optimizations

Basically...If you enjoyed my megafire roms your gonna love Megakat

Note: due to some binary issues with kk and all the knox and selinux junk, I pre installed all the super su files and binaries but full root is done in Philz recovery enabling my supersu binaries in the rom...no more red lines on boot screen

Instructions: YOU MUST READ AND FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY OR NO ROOT/FAILED FLASH IS POSSIBLE


***I9205 USER'S: ALREADY ON MEGAKAT JUST CLEAN WIPE AND FLASH



Mega i9205 First Time User's Instructions

1: download kit kat base rom i9205xxudne4 from sammobile.com or live.samung-updates.com

Stock kk rom link:

Stock Rom Drive Link: thanks Samuel

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxA...9RenYzQlRfcUU/

From Samsung updates:

http://live.samsung-updates.com/deta...05XXUDNE4.html

2. Use odin to flash udne4 base rom in pda slot of odin...i use odin 3.09
3. After odin flashing stock kk flash this....
Philz recovery: flash this in pda slot of odin exactly the same way as the stock rom before it

https://mega.co.nz/#!3JoTAK6T!i4s1kN...VuXbpbCtzU5lxg

4. Reboot into Philz cwm and make a backup of stock kk (highly recommended)
5. DIRTY FLASH MegaKat v9xxx.zip (dirty flash means do not wipe data or factory reset/don't wipe dalvik cache either)
6. Let MegaKat v24 boot as usual
7. Power down and then boot into recovery
8. Under Philz advanced options in Philz recovery: click Re-root the system...click yes...you'll see success install SuperSu from play store message
9. Reboot and install SuperSu from play store
10. Enjoy lol



Mega i9200 Users Instructions...thanks to shivwest for pulling the rom zip and some great reasoning skills to persuade me to give you guys your own custom build with fm intact..the instructions are identical to flashing and rooting and the i9205 except using this i9200 stock kk odin rom

1: download i9200 kit kat base rom from sammobile.com or live.samung-updates.com

Stock Rom Drive Link:
http://samsung-updates.com/details/3...00XXUDNF3.html

2. Use odin to flash udne4 base rom in pda slot of odin...i use odin 3.09
3. After odin flashing stock kk flash this....
Philz recovery: flash this in pda slot of odin exactly the same way as the stock rom before it

https://mega.co.nz/#!3JoTAK6T!i4s1kN...VuXbpbCtzU5lxg

4. Reboot into Philz cwm and make a backup of stock kk (highly recommended)
5. Flash MegaKat V27 I9200 Deodex zip
6. Let MegaKat v27 i9200 boot as usual
7. Power down and then boot into recovery
8. Under Philz advanced options in Philz recovery: click Re-root the system...click yes...you'll see success install SuperSu from play store message
9. Reboot and install SuperSu from play store
10. Enjoy lol



I9205 Users

V26 Instructions for Flashing Coming From V24

To install v26*

Coming from v24 you can simply wipe and flash normally

1. Make backup of v24
2. Wipe data factory reset/wipe dalvik/wipe cache
3. Flash*
4. Let boot
5. Reboot to cwm
6. Root under philz advanced settings re root system*
7. Reboot after rooting in Philz cwm*
8. Enjoy*


Rom Downloads:

Drive Folder: i9205 Roms Only

MegaKat V30 Deodex:

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23991606952598480


MegaKat V26 Deodex:

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95916177934544704


MegaKat V24 Deodex

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95916177934532883


MegaKat V22 Deodex

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95916177934526365


MegaKat V18 Deodex:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V16 Deodex:

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95832962473394425


MegaKat V14 Deodex:

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95784891001609318

MegaKat V14 Deodex Mirror 1: thanks Samdewitt

https://mega.co.nz/#!U1ZRja6b!qZaF1z...X_fqjBN_HbwhKM


MegaKat V12 Deodex:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzMa...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V10 Deodex:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api

MegaKat V10 Mirror: thanks alot Samdewitt

http://goo.gl/EHGxfI


MegaKat V8 Deodex:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V6:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V4:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3T9...p=docslist_api

Mirror V4:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3T...it?usp=sharing





I9200 Rom Links:

MegaKat V31: Deodex:

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23991606952607343

MegaKat V27 Deodex: (same as V26)

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95916177934544885


MegaKat V25 Deodex: (same as V24)

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95916177934538853


MegaKat V19 Deodex: (same as V18)

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95887005526787172


MegaKat V17 Deodex: (same as V16)

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95832962473395798


MegaKat V15 Deodex: (same as V14 i9205)

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95784891001609434


MegaKat V13 Deodex: ( same as V12 I9205)

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzMa...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V11 Deodex: (same as V10 i9205)

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V9 Deodex: (same as v8 i9205)

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V7 Deodex: (same as i9205 v6)

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8z8...p=docslist_api


MegaKat V5 Deodex: (identical to i9205 v4 tweaks speed and battery)

Drive Link:

Link 1:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-o...it?usp=sharing

Link 2:

https://mega.co.nz/#!ylwThZAQ!c2KIIE...8AuuAXIQgHx_UQ

Link 3:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3T...it?usp=sharing



***Known Issues: the only issue is a bug in KK base rom that causes glitch video playback of recorded videos using mega camera...by simply using mx player with s/h local encoding they play back fine



Thanks to Phil for his amazing modded cwm
Thanks to chainfire for the supersu and binaries as always
Thanks to Shivwest for the i9200 rom zip and for getting me to do the build for you i9200 users...if you have an i9200 you should thank shiv for your build

***The choice to flash my roms is your choice and your choice alone...i take no responsibility for what you do with your device...
***Please do not copy or use my work without my permission
***Please do not post or mirror my roms without my permission

Mega
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12th July 2014, 03:31 AM |#2  
My personal setup step by step...

For the absolute most optimal setup follow these few simple steps to take MegaKat to a whole new level and make your Mega run like a brand new phone...enjoy

I've had so many requests for this here ya go...here's how I do my exact setup...absolutely most optimized possible

....

1. Uncheck Force Gpu Rendering in developer options...about phone, click MegaKat V10 (whatever build your on) 10 times to unlock dev options

2. Use Wanam and Xposed to deactivate Dvsf under Advanced in Wanam...dramatic boost in responsiveness, lower running temp, no screen dimming or cpu throttling

3. Change Animation and Transition settings in developer options...set all 3 from 1.0x to 0.5x. ..another huge boost to responsiveness and speed of any launcher

4. Greenify all downloaded user apps...Dont touch system app/don't activate greenify xposed mod

5. Disable the follow apps

Samsung Push Service
Google Chrome
Google Books
Google Magazines
Google Music
Google Hangouts
Google Plus
*obviously unless you use any of the above

6. Install latest Google Play Services apk...def seems to have lower battery drain that previous few apks ...thanks pierriotis for the new apk

https://mega.co.nz/#!6JpBAaYZ!xyyIch...hb-U1960ZaLhaQ

7. Disable google location history and location reporting...doesn't affect maps or g now at all only stops a ton of data mining and wake locks

8. Never use power saving mode with my roms...i rebuild the power controller so you'll get way better battery life without psm

Enjoy the new build...latterly for those who want v10 on crack and steroids...use multicore controller or setcpu to max throttle the cpu to 1.7 ghz full time on performance governor lol then you're head will be spinning



Fixing Viper4Android on Kit Kat::

Basically on kit kat the new audio codec has different drivers and integral system frameworks...one new change is the low power audio integration...which has been a part of android for a while but with the changes to kk it interferes with viper...so i figured out the viper apk and driver wasn't properly disabling the lpa kernel drivers...so an easy fix to guarantee viper consistency...

Using root explorer or root browser...
System
Open Build.prop as editable text
Scroll down a few "paragraphs" of code until you find these 3 codes...

lpa.decode=true
tunnel.decode = true
tunnel.audiovideo.decode=true

***if you've installed viper it may have set one or two to =false already...see below
Now viper will properly change one sometimes 2 to false...but all 3 need to be =false...

Change them to

lpa.decode=false
tunnel.decode=false
tunnel.audiovideo.decode=false

Click save and exit..**of using root explorer delete build prop.bak then reboot...finish setting up viper as usual enjoy


Apk and App Sharing

Below is a collection of HD Backgrounds from every major flagship device in the last few years, app, apks, mods, and stock sounds...if you have anything you'd like to add or share just post it and I'll add it to the OP




My personal collection of HD Backgrounds

Drive folder: https://drive.google.com/folderview?...W8&usp=sharing

HD Wallpapers: Drive Box 2

https://drive.google.com/folder/d/0B...hWTVUtSEU/edit

Modified/Precut HD Backgrounds:

https://drive.google.com/folder/d/0B...I3UTJueEk/edit




Apk Collection

YouTube 3.5.x Apk: if you made the mistake to update the youtube app around August 25 2014 it's broken thanks to google...uninstall updates in app manager then install this apk as update

https://mega.co.nz/#!yFpSTYLI!vK9sah...0tDcUp3OmGxamA


Google Play Store: latest apk update with android L Material Design Ui

https://mega.co.nz/#!iJZxDKrZ!vviMHT...l8vBLXl6gy3EFo


Google Now Launcher

https://mega.co.nz/#!TdYmQKZZ!8IDRhS...LUhx4Bv33RRHJU

Android L Theme For Google Now Launcher: thanks pier

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BxnE.../view?sle=true


Sunbeam Live Wallpaper Apk : ripped from the Htc One

https://mega.co.nz/#!DJwnVKZZ!R5leES...iTUC9QFkb0BYoU


Google Camera Kit Kat

https://mega.co.nz/#!LJx0VRpB!URMIW1...Q9qvC26QGcVCc8


Android L Keyboard: thanks yusopa

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-_N...p=docslist_api


Volume Menu Mod: no root necessary: thanks Peanut

https://db.tt/xw3WBakv

Photo Wall Live Wallpaper: ripped and signed from my Note 2: just install as usual

https://mega.co.nz/#!LBQCDL4L!XLIBlW...f5y77I99EziTMk

Svoice Ripped from my n4: install as usual

https://mega.co.nz/#!OF5WBCjR!jep4ao...X2ob2UvHhElzUQ

Asus Weather Widget:

https://mega.co.nz/#!fBZWzShB!HpAB58...G5fLpZ_UbAXfu8

Lenovo superCam:

https://mega.co.nz/#!XIgHETAR!JvDL5_...GQ_JQ51eZD34Qs

Viper4Android:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/abori5qxx9...droid_v2-1.apk


Ocean Weather Live Wallpaper: ripped from my Note 1

https://mega.co.nz/#!KQxkxTwT!7L4_vO...OWUrJqOwHvlVDY


Activity Zone Apk: ripped from s5

https://mega.co.nz/#!TZBVRYhC!JUoELe...5HufOxfyMBUi24



Galaxy S5 Quick Toggles Mod
Use root explorer or root browser
System
Open build.prop as editable text
Find:

ro.product.device=meliuslte
ro.product.name=meliusltexxx

Change both to SM-N900S or SM-N900H

So it looks like: ro.product.device = SM-N900S
ro.product.name = SM-N900S
Save and reboot
Enjoy s5 quick toggles and multi window page
To revert back simply erase SM-N900S and replace original text save and reboot


To use KK Launcher
1. Update Google Now In Store
2. Open Google Now and Update Language pack
Settings, Voice, Offline Language Package*
3. Open KK launcher and set it up
4. All set...Enjoy rocking the official stock fully working KK Launcher

***To Use Xposed*
1. Open Xposed App
2. Open Modules Menu
3. Click To Activate Whatever Mods You Want
4. Go To Installer (1st menu of Xposed)
5. Click Install and Reboot

***To Use Wanam
1. For Any Mod Added Thru Wanam You Must Reboot
2. Themeing:
3. System Holo Dark: adds new background to settings page
4. Panel Background: adds background to notifications panel*
5. Title Bar Background: changes notification title background color
6. Bar Color: changes color of slider bar at bottom of notifications panel*
7. Tile Background Color: changes notification quick toggles color
***For each of these theme mods you must
1. Toggle on the mod at the top right of the individual theme page*
2. Click apply at bottom of individual page after choosing color*
3. Reboot*
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Good job dude. Will try

Enjoy Guys. .as frustrated as I've been on kk I put a ton of work into stabilizing, speeding up, and smoothing this kk build out...hope you guy enjoy it

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Enjoy Guys. .as frustrated as I've been on kk I put a ton of work into stabilizing, speeding up, and smoothing this kk build out...hope you guy enjoy it

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will this work on i9200 too? i heard you can flash i9205 roms on the i9200 with no problem
12th July 2014, 04:56 AM |#8  
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will this work on i9200 too? i heard you can flash i9205 roms on the i9200 with no problem

As long as you flash it over stock 9200 kk base it should...obviously I dont Know since I don't own a 9200...if you flash it let me know how it goes man

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As long as you flash it over stock 9200 kk base it should...obviously I dont Know since I don't own a 9200...if you flash it let me know how it goes man

Mega

im on the jellybean version of this rom but i have the KK bootloader already so cant i just go ahead and flash it?

---------- Post added at 04:07 AM ---------- Previous post was at 04:01 AM ----------

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As long as you flash it over stock 9200 kk base it should...obviously I dont Know since I don't own a 9200...if you flash it let me know how it goes man

Mega

or just come from another KK rom?
because even KK aosp roms give you the KK bootloader i believe
12th July 2014, 05:18 AM |#10  
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im on the jellybean version of this rom but i have the KK bootloader already so cant i just go ahead and flash it?

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or just come from another KK rom?
because even KK aosp roms give you the KK bootloader i believe

No the bootloader does not get flashed in roms only in odin...and no you have to follow the instructions like I wrote them...or else I wouldn't have bothered writing them out specifically...you get status flashing errors if you don't follow my method

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12th July 2014, 05:21 AM |#11  
As the rom settles in it just keeps getting faster and faster lol

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