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Default [ROM] [MDK & SS] [NG2 International] °• EMPTY GALAXY •° 7/21




°••°°• Empty Galaxy Rom•°°••°

- a debloated international rom.
- a few mods
- themed but not too far from stock
- post 2 old stuff, theme stuff
- post 3 for requested extras.

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What to expect in the future EG;
As I learn I'll add but anything in now has been tested and has proven to work without taking away from a stock rom feel.
For those who haven't taken note yet, we are very lucky to have some talented developers sitting on the s4.
Because of that I don't feel it necessary to rebloat the rom with mods most may not use or appreciate.
Need something added to the rom?
Throw out the request but if it exists in the forum already, I'll probably direct you to the existing post.

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Thanks to @jrkruse for his work on all his projects but mainly for the deodexed base he supplied for Empty Galaxy.
If you enjoy this rom please go thank him, I couldn't offer this without him.
link to jrkruse's builds for both SS and MDK bootloader with aroma
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=48069394
There you can also find some useful links and more info about this roms base.

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Rom Features
- stock theme [improved settings icons, sec home icons & ime] /rc
- lots of apps removed /rc
- no on going 4g /rc
- carrier label removed on pull down /rc
- no on going ime switcher /rc
- blacked out noti bar in pull down /rc
- 4 way reboot menu /jrk
- 9 pages max on launcher /rc
- continuous rotation on launcher /rc
- usb connection sound removed /rc
- boot sound removed /rc
- call record /jrk
- jrkruse modded contacts
- added voice recorder to "apps in app drawer"
- talexop kernel
- ArchiDroid's init.d support
- Samsung boot animation /rc
- Changes from previous empty galaxy releases
*Google search added back to system apps
*Voice Recorder added
*Active apps widget added
*Digital clocks added
*No wallpaper scrolling

Apps In App Drawer On Start-Up
Calculator
Camera
Clock
Contacts
Downloads
Email
Gallery
Google Settings
Google Search
Internet
Messaging
Music
Phone
Play Store
S Planner
Settings
SuperSU
Video
Voice Recorder
Voice Search

Apps added to data/app
Flash Player
Xposed Installer
http://forum.xda-developers.com/xpos...gelog-t2714053
XuiMod
http://forum.xda-developers.com/xpos...-anim-t2477558
Wanam
http://forum.xda-developers.com/xpos...stock-t2383484
MW Apps Manager
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2677790

Ringtones
Beep once
Beep-beep
receiving_a_call

Notifications
Beep once
received_a_text
received_email

Alarm Tones
breach
goodmorning
goodmorningPlus
horrible

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These are apps I use for best results in performance and looks.
Most apps listed can do a lot more than what I do with them.

●For Looks
*Xposed Framework
*Wanam - lockscreen carrier remove, hide battery, hide + brightness slider, move clock left.
*Xui - battery bar, seconds enabled, xylon transitions.

■For Performance
*Dev Settings - transitions to .5
*Seeder - I believe.
*Cpu settings app- I use set cpu.

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What's Working?
As far as I can tell everything that should be
What's Not?
-Upon initial install Picasa fails to sync.
I don't have a real fix, I just don't sync

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One way or another I'm not able to do this without these guys
@jrkruse
@talexop
@guut13
@jds3118
@evilryry
@Obagleyfreer
@calebcabob
@orangerot.
@sbreen94
@bajasur
@Old&slow
@Gunthermic
@decaturbob
@Surge1223
@r_hippy
@garyd9
Donations are amazing but never expected.
Actually I'm generally quite surprised and genuinely grateful
Special thanks to
@dopediculous
@irock1985
@cuseme
@jrv331
@xM Minton Mx
@Misterxtc
@bckrupps
@Tulsadiver
@wdcspurs
I'm pretty certain I'm forgetting no one but if I am let me know please

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Empty Galaxy International NG2
Downloads & Instructions


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Universal instructions
1. Make sure to do a backup!

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Instructions for MDK
1. Download rom and put on sdCard.
2. Boot into recovery
3. Wipe Caches [Wipe system and data if coming from another rom other than Empty Galaxy or a jrkruse international build]
4. Flash Rom
5. Reboot

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Instructions for Safe Strap
1. Reboot into Safestrap Recovery
2. Wipe... Advanced Wipe... everything except extSdCard
3. Install ROM
4. Install modules (to fix wifi)
5. Install supersu (to install supersu and modules)
6. Reboot

Cont. for ATT USERS ONLY
7. During initial configuration, may have to connect to wifi to continue
8. Configure ATT APN settings
9. To enable voicemail shortcut on dialer, go to phone settings and change voicemail number from *86 to your number.

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First boot instructions
1. Go through wizard [wifi also if available].
2. Reboot and let it sit until Play Store updates.
3. Start filling your galaxy.

- Safe Strap testing needed Please test Please report I've been told that if you know what you're doing it'll flash no prob. so, who'll be the one...

- tested successful MDK.

- vzw only, though you're welcome to test [please report]

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I hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy sharing

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Launch Theme
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Launch Theme Orange
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Launch Theme With aosp Grey or Black parts
aosp grey
download https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/..._aosp_grey.zip

black
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v1915
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S.5
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NF1_v1_Empty_Galaxy [no theme and only launcher3 mods]
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Default Empty Galaxy Pieces & Requested Parts

Wallpapers

The default Wallpaper gives the appearance of a themed status bar.
Use as template
download https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...sWallpaper.png
 


Reggie's S4 logo walls
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...llpaperAPK.zip
 


IME apks from EG Themes



Launch Theme Flare Lock
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/..._FlareLock.zip



EG Modded SecLauncher3
5x5 Layout & 9 Pages
Stock TW Theme
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...cLauncher3.zip


AccuWeather Widget
Stock Theme
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...her_Widget.zip
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I updated the link for the stock version, adding in only the TW app bg to clear the smudge.

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Ok. I think I have something good to offer up with a big thanks to @jrkruse.

Empty Galaxy is a debloated stock touchwiz rom based on NE5 4.4.2 and is for mdk bootloader. I don't know anything about ss. Heck maybe it does flash on ss but I don't think so, from what I can tell it starts with aroma and I'm too into not using aroma or much of what Samsung offers other than the great specs to look into it.
If you try I hope you find it as stable and snappy as I do

Also I am working on a themed version but that'll take some time.


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Hmm... I might check this out. Been looking for a good and simple Kitkat rom to flash on my phone now. This rom might just do it for me. Especially since I'm able to change Samsung's emojis to Google's.

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Hmm... I might check this out. Been looking for a good and simple Kitkat rom to flash on my phone now. This rom might just do it for me. Especially since I'm able to change Samsung's emojis to Google's.

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Please do try
the themed version ended up a bust so I'll be uploading an unthemed version with the couple apps added in data/app.
I just read @andybones is working on coming back to the s4[emoji120] . Him getting the M8 was the main reason I put this rom together.
But in the meantime this has been a solid 4.4 tw experience for me.

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Please do try
the themed version ended up a bust so I'll be uploading an unthemed version with the couple apps added in data/app.
I just read @andybones is working on coming back to the s4[emoji120] . Him getting the M8 was the main reason I put this rom together.
But in the meantime this has been a solid 4.4 tw experience for me.

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Yeah, it would be amazing if he does come back into action with an Galaxy S4. I always end up restoring my nandroid backup of his ROM. The only reason I want Kitkat is so I can set my default messaging app as Hangouts and do not have to worry about duplicate notifications. Also, I do not want to deal with any other bloatware. I'll mess with this tomorrow night after work. Is the carrier logo still present?
 
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I hear ya. I'm the same.
Carrier is still present. Really the only changes from pure stock is the reboot menu, the missing apps, continuous rotation on launcher, and the app bg is a touch lighter and no gradient on aosp bg. I use xposed for most ui changes.
Hangouts instead of mms, I guess I got to get with the times.

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