After tens of thousands of downloads and millions of thread views accross multiple devices, Team Synergy has now expanded their operations to include ALL of the carrier variants of the Galaxy S3
Team Synergy unites the various skills of numerous devs including TrevE, Ziggy471, Virus, Mr. X, freeza, as well as yours truly. Our goal is to provide a fully optimized ROM that runs insanely fast, looks clean, and includes our special under-the-hood tweaks that all around kick a$$. SynergyROM is what you wanted your phone to be like right out of the box.
dsixda for his kitchen
invisiblek for his VZW GS3 root method
incubus and scrossler for their support
Thanks to all of Team Synergy (All members named above, as well as NxtGenCowboy and santod040 for their support and endless testing)
Jelly Bean 4.1.2 - A hybrid framework created by us with pieces from the S3/Note2 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 frameworks
r444-484 See this post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...ostcount=21579
r421-443 Must read this post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...ostcount=19825
r374-420 See this post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...ostcount=19172
r327-373 Too big to list here. See this post for info: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=756
r258-289 Network location fix. Attempt to fix APN and data loss issue. Completely overhauled AROMA installer with scores of new options and menus. Excessive boot times fixed. Poweramp fixed. Updated Ziggy kernel. Attempt to fix superwipe from not wiping internal storage (remember to flash from external SD when using this option). Fix lockscreen circle lock notifications from disappearing. Other cleanup, bug fixes, and performance enhancements
r186-257 Lots of commits summarized as follows: SynergyROM is now multicarrier. Added smart AROMA installer (with Virus' special touches) which detects your S3 carrier (you don’t do anything, we do it for you behind the scenes) and flashes the appropriate files. Some testing still needed for a few carriers. Added mods and options to AROMA. Scores of performance enhancements. Volume button now works to skip music tracks in ALL apps, thanks to loserskater who personally patched our files (be sure to thank him). Added AOSP messaging, thanks to italysfinest327 for patching Synergy’s files himself. Battery drain fixes. Other misc cleanup and kernel enhancements
r185 We now block the ripple effect from being used with AOSP lockscreen to prevent lockups. Thanks TrevE
r184 Updated kernel
r183 Zipalign, fix headers
r182 Removed increasing ringtone
r181 Voice activated apps no longer crash when voice control is turned on in S-Voice
r175-180 Launcher and lockscreen now rotates all directions. Thanks TrevE
r174 Fix SMS sending issue for messages over 160 chars
r173 Kernel bug fix
r171-172 Several performance tweaks
r170 More fluid scrolling through lists
r169 - Volume key track skipping partially added. Only works with some music apps (like Poweramp), but not all yet. Still a WIP. Thanks TrevE!
r168 - Ziggy/Chad Goodman kernel. Moved all the usb network drivers outside of the kernel. Changelog here: http://projects.ziggy471.com/project...s3-jb/activity
r167 - Update Note 2 apps, libs (Gallery, etc)
r166 - Update apps, more ad blocking
r165 - Clean up notification toggles, fix minor launcher bug
r164 - Added system sounds/ringtones/notifications from Nexus 4. Thanks Virus
r163 - Attempt to fix high Android System battery drain #2. Thanks TrevE, as well as cyanogenmod for the original code
r162 - Fix lockscreen torch
r161 - Multiwindow now works from clean flash, INK lockscreen added, bluetooth fixed, funny messages in dialog boxes fixed, location services to GApps fixed (GPS fix), double tap to open Google Now voice search restored, PDroid toast messages working again, ripple effect fixed, other cleanup. Thanks TrevE and the rest of Team Synergy!
r160 - Attempt to fix high Android System battery drain #1. Thanks TrevE
r159 - EOL
r158 - New CSCs
r157 - Added Note 2 camera with best group shot option. Also hacked to use volume keys as shutter buttons. Pinch to zoom if needed. Thanks freeza
r156 - Update Gapps
r155 - Synergy config file now available in phone storage
r154 - Update Synergy configuration
r153 - Multiwindow feature added
r152 - Updated Ziggy kernel
r151 - Add custom Synergy configuration, more to come
r150 - Add rng-tools deamon
r149 - Fix offset text in notification bar toggles
r148 - Add file version 5.11
r147 - Cleanup, debloat, app updates
r146 - Updated Ziggy kernel. More exFAT support (working on our end). Also includes better voltage logic
r145 - Added toggles for: Tap home for flashlight in lockscreen, switch between AOSP and Touchwiz lockscreen (most TW options should still work with AOSP lockscreen), hide time in statusbar, hide AM/PM. AM/PM size and center clocks mods only partially functioning at this point. Great work and big THANKS to Didact74!
r144 - Full Pdroid support. Huge thanks to Trev for all his time on this. Please read TrevE's thread for more details: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2077839
r143 - Zipalign, added latest binary
r142 - EOL
r141 - Restore lockscreen notification bubbles that Verizon tried to kill off for some reason
r140 - Fix for Google Now
r139 - Messaging app updated to allow screen on/off option, also unlocked TONS of other menu options and settings in messaging. Thanks TrevE!
r138 - New busybox with ndk, nslookup, and ping
r137 - Added modules
r136 - Update bash and abootimg
r135 - Remove setting ondemand for post_boot
r134 - Added Ziggy kernel (exFAT was working on the 32 gig card we tested here)
r133 - Added share file version 5.11
r132 - Remove ongoing wifi notification
r131 - 4-in-1 reboot menu, double tap home to open Google Now search, long press volume to skip tracks
r130 - 1% battery, remove constant GPS location reticle from statusbar, remove battery charged notification
r129 - Added initial PDroid support. More to follow. As always, thanks to the many devs involved with creating and porting this great app
r128 - System/data app updates, Titanium Backup fix, ad blocking
r127 - Hacked LK3 ramdisk. ADB remount, boot animation support, increased buffers, opened bluetooth services, debugging battery killers removed, dual mass storage, etc. Thanks TrevE!
r126 - Rebase to official JB OTA - Jelly Bean 4.1.1 I535VRBLK3. Also blocked Samsung root checkers/screenloggers. Most previous mods/tweaks left intact, rest to follow in next several commits
r125 - Cleanup, zipalign
r124 - Ziggy Kernel added. Kernel source available at the following git: http://projects.ziggy471.com/project...-jb/repository
r123 - Fixed Verizon SSO Engine (My Verizon, NFL Mobile, etc). It may fail the first sign in. Just close app and try again, or reboot
r122 - System and Data app updates, more ad blocking
r121 - Wifi Tether update (lots of bug and encryption fixes). Also fixed Trace (Swype-style functionality) which now works with stock Samsung keyboard
r120 - Rebase to Jelly Bean 4.1.1 I535VRBLK1 leak. Bug fixes. All prior mods left intact
r119 - EOL to LF (this is for devs only), improvements to UI speed
r118 - Zipalign, performance enhancements
r117 - Cleanup
r116 - TrevE Mod Wifi Tether update. Encryption should now work (at leat it did for me in testing)
r115 - More ad blocking
r114 - Launcher cleanup, 6 row app drawer - thanks wchill!
r113 - Unlock hidden features in camera, messaging, browser, contacts, etc
r112 - Rebase to Jelly Bean 4.1.1 I535VRBLJ1 leak. Prior mods all merged. TrevE's Wifi Tether app included. If your wifi goes out, just reboot. Other bug fixes and cleanup/housekeeping. Notification lockscreen bubbles and annoying help popups should also be fixed
r111 - 4x5 launcher - THANKS wchill!
r110 - Second attempt to fix Samsung's "swype-style" keyboard functionality
r109 - Attempt to fix Google Now voice search (working perfectly for me after a full wipe), also added Gtalk back in
r108 - Attempt to fix bluetooth issue with audio cable and audio reconnects
r107 - Second attempt to add additional camera modes + enable swipe in gallery (maybe)
r106 - Blue toggles - I know there is still more themeing to do. It takes a long time. Don't bug me about it :)
r105 - Debug-enabled browser. Enabled advanced settings + hardware acceleration
r104 - Attempt to fix those annoying help messages (maybe)
r103 - Attempt to enable action shot, add me, best shot, continuous shot, frame shot, stop motion, mosaic, vintage camera modes. Camera effects are catoonize, monochrome, sketch, and speed controls
r102 - Fixed Samsung keyboard swipe functionality
r101 - Volume keys can now skip tracks when screen is off - Thanks TrevE!
r100 - Fix battery bug (incorrect images occasionally showing)
r99 - Last of the missing libs
r98 - Added more missing libs, Google Now search update, more cleanup/debloat
r97 - Added CSCs
r96 - Change from British to US localization
r95 - Update Google apps/framework/libs, fix facelock, more debloat
r94 - Removed remote diagnostic software
r93 - SVN server relocate (this was for us Synergy devs only)
r92 - Removed ongoing wifi notification. Also includes some fun messages if you can catch it in logcat. THANKS TREV!
r91 - Update sqlite binary
r90 - Updated Android 4.2 keyboard to an even newer version
r89 - 1% battery mod
r88 - 15 toggle mod (thanks lidroid, thisiskindacrap, incubus)
r87 - 4-in-1 reboot menu
r86 - Force MTP, fixes for Android 4.2 keyboard and Google Now voice search
r85 - Android 4.2 keyboard
r84 - Double tap home button to open Google Now voice search
r83 - Titanium Backup bug fix
r82 - NFC fix
r81 - Gmail 4.2, Play Store 3.9.16, added camera and gallery from Note 2
r80 - Cleanup, app updates, more debloat
r79 - Initial Jelly Bean release, changelog found in this post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=9578
Double tap of home button now launches your choice of Google Now voice search or S Voice (if you aren’t wiping then you’ll need to clear app defaults in app settings)
No more fugly Gingerbread green checks, dots, sliders, etc (HUGE thanks to our boy santod040, whom many of you may remember from WinMo – Cookie Home Tab ring bells for you WinMo vets out there? – we love have ya around santod :) )
Added new settings to SMS/MMS (delayed/scheduled sending, repeat alerts, read reports, forward info, msg priority, signature, etc)
Added ability to block individual numbers from calling and/or sending texts
Added new settings to Contacts (import/export/backup)
Added other misc minor settings to Calendar and Email
Restored completely stock GPS files and setting (if you are still seeing problems you may wish to flash back to stock via Odin then back to Synergy again cuz nothing about GPS in v1.6 is custom – all stock GPS)
Offline dictation for Google Now added
Cell standby bug fixed (for realsies this time, I had too many versions of the apk and accidentally bundled the wrong one with the last 2 builds)
Camera can now be used during a call (thanks to Team Synergy's TrevE for this and other mods)
Yeah yeah... I know you guys already know this but it's just one of those things you gotta say anyway: Bad things can happen to your phone when you flash custom ROMs and mods. We at SynergyROM are not responsible if anything bad happens to you, your associates, or your device by flashing this ROM or any other modifications posted in this thread or others.
Q: How do I install this ROM?
A: Download the ROM from the "Download Links" section above, place the file on your phone's external SD card, and then flash via your recovery.
Q: How can I enable mass storage mode?
To enable mass storage mode:
1) Plug your phone into the computer via USB and MTP will likely open as it usually does
2) Open a command prompt
3) Type: adb shell mountsd
At this point the phone's external sd card will open up in mass storage mode (so you can use it just like a usb drive). Be advised that mass storage and MTP cannot mount the SD card at the same time so MTP will show the SD card with folders empty and something like -1330850028 bytes of storage - don't panic, this is normal since, again, it can only be mounted one place at a time.
To get back to MTP:
1) While still plugged in via USB
2) Open a command prompt
3) Type: adb shell unmountsd
Q: Why can't I "adb remount"?
A: This is a symptom of the locked down kernel. We've created a workaround for now.
To set /system as R/W, in a terminal or command prompt type:
To set /system back to R/O, in a terminal or command prompt type:
Q: How do I lower the WiFi transmit power?
A: Do the following
We've added iwconfig. This lets you set wifi transmit power. Download "wifi tx power" from play store or run the following commands:
adb shell iwconfig wlan0 txpower X
X == txpower(in dBm). 32/25/18/11/4
To make sure it set run :
adb shell iwconfig
and look at TX-Power (3rd row down)
Q: What other tools does this ROM have
Native Wireshark app support
RUN THESE FROM INSIDE ADB SHELL:
Latencytop - For latency monitoring
htop - A system monitor
Powertop - Run with screen off to show number of wakes per second (helpful for finding rogue processes, batt drain, SODs, etc)
We also added the following text editors:
Q: Why doesn't this ROM have ___________ feature?
A: We listen to our users, so please leave us a polite request in the forums and we'll see what we can do about incorporating it
Q: This ROM is awesome! Will you have my baby?
A: No, but we do take a significant amount of time away from our wives/families to work on these ROM tweaks so that you don't have to. Donations help keep us motivated to continue to do so.
Does this have issues with GPS? Its been quite a issue going from Multicarrier rooms, and att ones etc that can cause GPS to go out. I just went back to stock and rooted.
Will this rom cause my GPS to stop locking?
Also any ideas on battery life from testing?
ROM: PARANOIDANDROID 4.0 G2 2013-12-16
AT&T LG G2 - D800
Originally Posted by MrGriffdude
It's like when I told the att rep that I might not be purchasing tha s4 because of the locked boot loader. She proceeded to explain that you could take the back of the phone off and that it was not locked.
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