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[ROM][7.1.1][N950U/U1/W][3BRA9][3-12-18]Culpeo ROM V1.0

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By BlueFox721, Senior Member on 12th March 2018, 10:52 PM
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**Welcome to the Fox Den!**

This is a stockish, pre-rooted ROM based from N950U 3BRA9 Firmware,

Before you proceed, I cannot be held liable for the damage or malfunction of your device using these files,
you proceed at your own risk and remove my liability by continuing to any portion of this thread!


!PLEASE BE SURE TO READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS THOROUGHLY AND SEARCH THE POSTS BEFORE ASKING QUESTIONS!

Prerequisites:
- Your Note 8 and PC ready to flash
- READ THE ENTIRE GUIDE!
- Download and extract all required files to convenient location, keeping all files organized, on PC
- Rooted your device with SamFAIL or be on another custom ROM, FlashFire installed, and Busy-Box!
Steps:
Step 1 - Ensure Busybox is installed to /system/xbin.
Step 2 - Ensure that SuperSu is updated.
Step 3 - Install FlashFire, Open FlashFire and grant it permission.
Step 4 – Select the RED + button on the bottom right of FlashFire.
Step 5 – Select "Flash ZIP or OTA" button.
Step 6 – Navigate to location of Culpeo ROM and select it.
Step 7 – Check the box next to (Mount /system read/write) then select the check mark in top right corner.
Step 8 – Select "Wipe" button.
Step 9 – Ensure System data, 3rd party apps, Dalvik cache, and Cache partition boxes are selected then select the check mark in top right corner. Optionally, you can select Internal storage.
*Note* – If you are coming from Culpeo ROM, no Wipe is needed, unless directed by update.*
Step 10 – Long press Wipe section and position it 1st before ZIP flash.
Step 11 – Leave Reboot section set to Normal unless you plan on flashing BlueFox Odin files, then select Download and the check mark at top right.
Step 12 – Select the Flash section at the bottom of FlashFire. Boot will take a while so relax for a while.
Features:
  • SuperSu
  • Busybox (just binary)
  • Deodexed
  • Zipaligned
  • DeKnoxed
  • Dex (slow mouse)
  • VoLTE icon Fix
  • Download Booster (Unless you flash Carrier CSC)
  • Native HotSpot (some carries may still be blocked, let me know)
  • CallerID (May be blocked on some carriers, let me know)
  • Some CSC edits for carrier function (others coming soon)
  • More coming soon...

*Will Debloat later - For now remove unwanted apps with Titanium Backup or a root explorer*

Not Working
  • You tell me!

Changelog coming soon...
Mods coming soon...
Downloads:
ROM
Culpeo ROM V1.0

Odin Files
*These Odin files are based off N950U Bootlader for best performance with U ROM*
- Flash with Prince Comsy's Odin -
For V3 Root
CR_U-3BRA9_CMBO-3ARA3
Optional U-3BRA Carrier Modems

For V2/V2.5 Root
CR_U-2BQL9_CMBO-2AQL1
Optional U-2BQL Carrier Modems



For those on V3 Bootloader, not rooted

The official SamFAIL V3 has been updated...Please use instead, unless you really want these.

1.Flash V3 Bootloader Odin files, CR_U-3BRA9_CMBO-3ARA3 In Prince Comsy's Odin,(yes it had a security error).
2. Boot to Download mode.
3. Flash the SamFAIL V3 System file according to SamFail Part 1 Instructions Here (normal error and upload screen).
4. Boot to Download mode.
5. Flash V3 Bootloader Odin files again, CR_U-3BRA9_CMBO-3ARA3
6. Device should reboot. Relax, boot takes a few.
*If you get a bootloop on SamFAIL startup, flash carrier CSC in Odin. 3BRA9 CSC*
7. Skip setup and install FlashFire
8. Flash BlueFox ROM following instructions above.




Thanks and Credits:
@me2151 - SamFAIL for Galaxy Note8
@partcyborg - Finding root for Galaxy Note8
@Chainfire - SuperSU & FlashFire
@OptimuSlime - Testing BlueFox ROMs
@Team DevDigitel - ROM Tips
@jrkruse - VoLTE icon fix
- More coming soon (as before)

Other Links
*Fennec ROM*
*SM-N950U1 XAA Stock Recovery Guide*
*Carrier Flashing and Switching Guide*
*Edit APN Settings & Native HotSpot Guide*
*SM-N950U/U1 Factory Binary, Combination Firmware*
*S Note & Working Action Memo*
*Free SIM Unlock Service by: @instrumentaly*



XDA:DevDB Information
Culpeo ROM, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (2017 Phone)

Contributors
BlueFox721
ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat
ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: V1.0
Stable Release Date: 2018-03-12

Created 2018-03-12
Last Updated 2018-05-26
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Mods and Updates:
*Instructions for flashing MODs in FlashFire*
  1. Select Red "+" circle at bottom right.
  2. Select Flash Zip or OTA.
  3. Select MOD to flash.
  4. Check Mount /system read/write
  5. Select Flash and Profit!

Boot Animations:
Star Trek 2009 Intro with Enterprise_Sound
(Preview Coming)

Tron GENII LightCycle_Sound - Coming Soon
(Preview Coming Soon)

Black Hole revised for Note8
Original by @motomotomotoG
(Preview Coming)

Stock Samsung Boot Animation - Removes All Carrier BootAnimations

Stock Carrier Boot Animations (All) - All in One flash, Animation will be based on Carrier (Defaults to Samsung for some Carriers)



More Coming soon to a Den near you....
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Changelog:
2018-04-14 - BootAnimation Update
  • Updated current BootAnimations to be compatible with Carrier based ROMs
  • Added Stock Carrier BootAnimations (All in One Flash)

2018-03-12 - Culpeo ROM V1.0:
  • Initial Release, Based off U 3BRA9
  • Built OMC & CSC directories for all carriers
  • Enabled some CSC features not on Stock
  • Added many features to Messages for all carriers
  • VoLTE icon Fix by jrkruse
  • Added Settings info for ROM
  • Minor debloat
  • Updated Gapps
  • Minor Performance Tweaks
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If I'm already on v3 just flash the rom?
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If I'm already on v3 just flash the rom?

Yes
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Yes

So the Odin files are optional?
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So the Odin files are optional?

Yes...I include them for picky people like myself who want everything the same...the modems are so people can get the best connection they can...
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Originally Posted by BlueFox721

Yes...I include them for picky people like myself who want everything the same...the modems are so people can get the best connection they can...

Ok cool...I'll report back
13th March 2018, 02:13 AM |#10  
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Nice to see a new rom I'II trying later tonight 😀
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Is the main difference between this ROM and the Fennec ROM the base you built it on. Any advantage from moving to this ROM? At a glance they look about the same benefit. Speed? Battery Life? Anything I'm missing? Thanks in advance to anyone that can answer.
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