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Is there a rom out yet that has completely smashed touchwiz? I flashed the elli rom and still a ton of touch wiz

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I'm pretty sure you can go through what we have in the development section and I'm pretty sure you know we won't be getting anywhere totally on aosp because of our locker bootloaders. What you see is what you get is basically what's going on right now.

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I used safe strap on previous locked devices, Droid X and Droid 3 come to mind and we had AOSP based roms. hopefully they are in the works
 
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I used safe strap on previous locked devices, Droid X and Droid 3 come to mind and we had AOSP based roms. hopefully they are in the works
AOSP based/themed with Touchwiz kernel right?
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Wasn't touchwiz in moto world but if that takes away the look of touchwiz it would work for me. Jrummy liberty rom I believe was aosp back then

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Is there a rom out yet that has completely smashed touchwiz? I flashed the elli rom and still a ton of touch wiz

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Well, there are a few AOSP ROMs in "the oven" as you can see if you go to the Unified ROM section, but none of them are ready for prime time. I had a Developer Edition S4 and tried every AOSP ROM available and none of them ever worked as smooth and error free as the TW ROMs that were available. It seemed as if every AOSP ROM had something that didn't work, something that didn't work quite right or was extremely laggy. I eventually gave up on AOSP for the S4 and went back to a good TW ROM. I'm sure there is an explanation for what I experienced with AOSP but I look at it like this: The Samsung hardware and firmware were engineered and designed to work together. If you change one or the other something is not going to work at all, or not work as well as it should. So, I hold little hope of an AOSP ROM for the S5 or S5 Developer Edition (which I have) appearing that I would want for my daily driver. I hope I am wrong..;.but I'm not holding my breath.
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