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INTRODUCTION:

Hello Grand Prime SM-G531F users. I have made this thread for SM-G531F device because many of the people try finding how to root/install custom roms/mods etc. I have made this new thread for SM-G531F because the old thread was Unprofessional and Inactive and was outdated. So in this thread you will found everything about SM-G531F.

Code:
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* I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
* thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed.
* if you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
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DEVICE CODENAME: grandprimevelte

SPECIFICATIONS:

* Released: 2015
* Dimensions: 144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm (5.70 x 2.84 x 0.34 in)
* Weight: 156g
* SIM: Micro-SIM (Dual-SIM)
* SoC: Marvell PXA19xx
* CPU: Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
* GPU Vendor: Vivante Corporation
* GPU Renderer: Vivante GC7000UL
* RAM: 1GB
* Storage: 8GB
* Memory card: microSD up to 64GB
* Display: 5.0 inches (~66% screen-to-body ratio), 540x960 pixels (~220 ppi)
* Battery: Li-ion / Removable / 2600 mAh
* Stock OS: 5.1.1 Lollipop
* Camera: 8MP, f/2.4, LED flash, Auto-Focus
* Secondary Camera: 5MP / f2.2 / 720p
* Video:[email protected]
* Wi-Fi: b, g, n, Wi-Fi Hotspot
* USB: 2.0, Micro USB
* Bluetooth: 4.0
* GPS: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS


DRIVERS & UTILITIES:

* Odin: Link
* Samsung USB Driver: Link
* SuperSU zip: Link
* Xposed for Samsung Lollipop: Link


STOCK ROM:

* Sammobile: Link

CUSTOM RECOVERIES:

* TWRP 3.0.2-0: tar.md5 / Flashable zip
* TWRP 3.0.0-0: tar.md5 / Flashable zip
* TWRP 2.8.7-1: tar.md5 / Flashable zip


CUSTOM ROMS:

*LineageOS 13.0 for Grand Prime VELTE SM-G531F: Link
*[G531F] CS-Rom v3.2 [FIXED ALL BUGS!: Link

CUSTOM KERNEL:

* Kernel : Link

TUTORIALS/GUIDES:

*How to]Flash latest stock, twrp and root SM-G531F Galaxy Grand Prime VE: Link
* How to Root SM-G531F Manually: Link
* Root with Pre-Rooted Frimware: Link
* How to Install Xposed Frimware: Link
* How to Disable FRP Lock re-enabling after add google account: Link
* How to Fix Grand Prime G531F is Rebooting Autometically after Root: Link
* How to get Navigation Bars all roms all varients: Link
* How to get a new unlock effect on lockscreen: Link


MODS:

Some of these mods are created for SM-G531H but I have tested them and they all are working on our SM-G531F So Enjoy.
*[MODULE][g531f] 8 BEST XPOSED MODULE FOR GRAND PRIME: Link
*(NEW & UPDATED) S8/Note 8 Style SystemUI for Stock SM-G531H: (Test at your own risk) Link
* S7 Nougat System UI: Link / Link #2
* New System UI Best: Link
* S7 My Files: Link
* S7 Fonts: Link
* Galaxy S8 and S8+ icon pack: Link
* How To Have StatusBar Icon S7 Grand Prime all variants: Link
* Galaxy S7 Theme using Nova Launcher [Perfect]: Link
* [SHARE] Assistant menu for grand prime: Link
* S7 Special Mod For SM-G531F: Link
* Marshmallow PlatLogo: Link
* [PORT] LG G5 360 Wallpapers: Link
* [SHARE] Black Player EX: Link
* KnoX Disabler: Link
* S6 S Voice: Link
* S6 Wallpaper Picker: Link
* J5 Prime Keyboard + Android N emojis: Link
* Pixel Boot Animation: Link
* Icons, Font, Emojis MOD: Link
* Note 7 GraceUX SystemUI Dark: Link
* Enable Call Recorder: Link
* Fake GraceUX SystemUI: Link
* Nougat Boot Animation: Link
* Note 7 SystemUI: Link / Link #2
* Note 7 Boot Animation: Link
* S7 Boot Animation: Link / Link #2
* Samsung Music Player: Link
* SMALL S7 MOD: Link
* Change System Icons: Link
* S7 Sound for Stock: Link
* Marshmallow Screen Call: Link
* S7 Voice Recorder: Link
* S7 Calculator: Link
* Additional Quick Setting: Link
* Viper4Android: Link
* Dolby Atmos: Link
* Add Quick Toogles: Link
* S7 SystemUI: Link
* Samsung Notes: Link
* [Mod]System UI with LTE signal: Link
* Apressource Material Designed: Link
* Note 5 Launcher: Link
* CyanogenMod Music Player: Link
* New Year 2017 Theme: Link
* Galaxy A series startup sound: Link
* IOS Sounds for Galaxy Grand Prime: Link
* [MOD][ROOT] MultiWindow For Grand Prime: Link
* S7 Glossy Black Theme: Link
* My Profile on lock screen [life companion]: Link
* MaterialS theme for TWRP 2.8.7.0: Link
* Theme Marshmallow for TWRP: Link
* Sbike Mode for Grand Prime: Link
* [Unofficial][PORT] ThemeChooser: Link
* S7 edge Injustice Theme: Link
* Internet 5.0: Link
* Galaxy Grand Prime PIXEL taste: Link
* Emotion ui 5.0 music player: Link
* [PORT][ROOT] S6 Accuweather Widget: Link
* Enable Hidden Feautres: Link


* Note: If you found that a mod is not working from the above list please tell me I will try to check it and if still the same I will remove the mod from the list.

Easy Performance/Battery/Balanced Mod:

* This app is known as L Speed it is simple and easy to use. This app will increase your device performance or battery life you have the option to choose or you can make it balance. This app is made for newbie users. Its really effective.

While Performance option enabled:


* Playing GTA Sanandreas without Lags.





While Battery option enabled:


* It will increase your device battery backup but limit performance.


* 1. Download the mod from here.

* 2. Install as normal apk.

* 3. Then follow screen instructions and choose whatever your daily usage depends on.
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Best Build.prop Tweaks:

* With these build.prop tweaks you will be able to make your device faster. These tweaks increases internet speed, ram speed, battery life.

* These all tweaks are tested and these are working great.


1. Better RAM management
Code:
ro.HOME_APP_ADJ=1
2. Improves audio and video recording quality
Code:
ro.media.enc.jpeg.quality=100
ro.media.dec.jpeg.memcap=8000000
ro.media.enc.hprof.vid.bps=8000000
ro.media.capture.maxres=8m
ro.media.panorama.defres=3264×1840
ro.media.panorama.frameres=1280×720
ro.camcorder.videoModes=true
ro.media.enc.hprof.vid.fps=65
3. Faster streaming videos
Code:
media.stagefright.enable-player=true
media.stagefright.enable-meta=true
media.stagefright.enable-scan=true
media.stagefright.enable-http=true
media.stagefright.enable-rtsp=true
media.stagefright.enable-record=false
4. Video acceleration and HW debugging. debug.composition.type can also be changed to cpu or mdp.
Code:
debug.sf.hw=1
debug.performance.tuning=1
video.accelerate.hw=1
debug.egl.profiler=1 # Measure rendering time in adb shell dumpsys gfxinfo
debug.egl.hw=1
debug.composition.type=gpu # Disable hardware overlays and use GPU for screen compositing
5. Disables built in error reporting.
Code:
profiler.force_disable_err_rpt=1
profiler.force_disable_ulog=1
6. Better net speeds.
Code:
net.tcp.buffersize.default=4096,87380,256960, 4096, 16384,256960
net.tcp.buffersize.wifi=4096,87380,256960,409 6,163 84,256960
net.tcp.buffersize.umts=4096,8 7380,256960,4096,163 84,256960
net.tcp.buffersize.gprs=4096,8 7380,256960,4096,163 84,256960
net.tcp.buffersize.edge=4096,8 7380,256960,4096,163 84,256960
7. Saves power.
Code:
ro.mot.eri.losalert.delay=1000 (could brake tethering.)
ro.ril.power_collapse=1
pm.sleep_mode=1
wifi.supplicant_scan_interval=180
ro.mot.eri.losalert.delay=1000
8. 3G tweaks.
Code:
ro.ril.hep=0
ro.ril.hsxpa=2
ro.ril.gprsclass=12
ro.ril.enable.dtm=1
ro.ril.hsdpa.category=8
ro.ril.enable.a53=1
ro.ril.enable.3g.prefix=1
ro.ril.htcmaskw1.bitmask=4294967295
ro.ril.htcmaskw1=14449
ro.ril.hsupa.category=6
9. Disables logcat
Code:
logcat.live=disable
10. Screen recognizes only two fingers.
Code:
ro.product.multi_touch_enabled=true
ro.product.max_num_touch=2
11. Support for ipv4 and ipv6.
Code:
persist.telephony.support.ipv6=1
persist.telephony.support.ipv4=1
12. Phone rings immediately.
Code:
ro.telephony.call_ring.delay=0
ring.delay=0
13. Disables blackscreen issue after a call.
Code:
ro.lge.proximity.delay=25
mot.proximity.delay=25
14. Better scrolling.
Code:
windowsmgr.max_events_per_sec=150
ro.min_pointer_dur=8 ro.max.fling_velocity=12000
ro.min.fling_velocity=8000
15. Better signal.
Code:
persist.cust.tel.eons=1
16. Better call voice quality.
Code:
ro.ril.enable.amr.wideband=1
17. Better signal.
Code:
ro.config.hw_fast_dormancy=1
18. Faster boot.
Code:
ro.config.hw_quickpoweron=true
19. Disables error checking.
Code:
ro.kernel.android.checkjni=0
ro.kernel.checkjni=0
20. Dalvik Virtual Machine tweaks.
Code:
dalvik.vm.checkjni=false
dalvik.vm.dexopt-data-only=1
dalvik.vm.heapstartsize=5m
dalvik.vm.heapgrowthlimit=48m
dalvik.vm.heapsize=64m
dalvik.vm.verify-bytecode=false
dalvik.vm.execution-mode=int:jit
dalvik.vm.lockprof.threshold=250
dalvik.vm.dexopt-flags=m=v,o=y
dalvik.vm.stack-trace-file=/data/anr/traces.txt
dalvik.vm.jmiopts=forcecopy
21. Disables locating.
Also delete /system/app/networklocation.apk and /system/
Code:
framework/com.android.location.provider.jar
Code:
ro.com.google.locationfeatures=0
ro.com.google.networklocation=0
22. Disables sending of usage data.
Code:
ro.config.nocheckin=1
23. Better image quality, lower performance.
Code:
persist.sys.use_dithering=1
24. Disable notification while adb is active
Code:
persist.adb.notify=0
25. Change LCD density
Code:
ro.sf.lcd.density=xxx
Note: Replace "xxx" with numeric value.

26. MMS APN retry timer set to 2 sec( if SMS/MMS couldn`t be sent, it retries after 2 instead of 5 seconds).
Code:
ro.gsm.2nd_data_retry_config=max/_retries=3, 2000, 2000, 2000
27. Key lights stay on while screen is on.
Code:
ro.mot.buttonlight.timeout=0
28. Disable strict mode checking.
Code:
persist.android.strictmode=0
29. Remove FPS cap. May be unstable – better have it activated
Code:
debug.gr.swapinterval=0
30. build.prop tweaks for battery life
Code:
wifi.supplicant_scan_interval=180
pm.sleep_mode=1
ro.ril.disable.power.collapse=0
31. build.prop tweaks for improved performance
Code:
debug.performance.tuning=1

How to Install these tweaks
:

1) Download and install root explorer on your Android device from above given requirements.

2) Open the application and grant the root permissions.

3) Now, simply open go to /System/ and then you will be able to see Build.Prop file.

4) Now, click on the option called as Mount R/O.

5) Long press on that files and you will get a pop-up of open with

6) Just hit open with text editor and then you are good to go

7) Copy the above code of your choice and simply paste on your build.prop

8) Click on the save changes and then reboot your Android device.



Save Battery in Grand Prime:

Battery life has been a prime concern for all users around the world. Each day people try different methods to improve upon their battery life. Here I come up with a blended guide that includes the latest apps and Fixes' to help improve your android battery experience.


* With all of these mods installed you can increase your battery life upto 200 times.
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Special Thanks:

@naimrlet ( Taken help from his thread. )
@wanam ( fo his xposed )
@Has.007 ( for helping us in developing custom rom for our device. )
@vince2678

Thanks:

- @fernandovidaltello
- @redskin08
- @tasnim_tamim
- @abooooood
- @PauloRMag
- @Arian.Samsung.Developer
- @doesntexits
- @phs001
- @KoSett
- @abooooood
- @Owen007
- @raitkaop
- @arjundev1
- @yash manwani
- @zhuhang
- @worstenbrood
- @redskin08
- @waleeds1
- @LucyHeartfilia
- @danielroussielle
- @MUELAJE
- @Qaiser.

* Please remind me if i forget to add someone.
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Originally Posted by Owen007

Yeaa Mike I hope we will get it created asap. btw thanks for your review.

Wow nice man but there is no custom rom why?
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I didnt even know that SM-G531F have some much working mods thanks Owen. Nice Work

Yea there are more of them I will add them too. It tooked me 2 hours to create this thread.

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Originally Posted by RobinJ5

Wow nice man but there is no custom rom why?

as i have written the custom roms are under development. you have to wait bro.
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Yea there are more of them I will add them too. It tooked me 2 hours to create this thread.



as i have written the custom roms are under development. you have to wait bro.

Ohh i forgot that we dont have custom roms for our device i searched a lot but found nothing. I hope we will get one soon
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20th January 2017, 12:29 PM |#7  
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Ohh i forgot that we dont have custom roms for our device i searched a lot but found nothing. I hope we will get one soon

Yup @Has.007 is trying to make one for our device he is just on the end 3-4 days more and there will a stocked based custom rom for our device.
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Yup @Has.007 is trying to make one for our device he is just on the end 3-4 days more and there will a stocked based custom rom for our device.

Stock based custom rom?? Wuts that mean? Is cyanogen?
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Stock based custom rom?? Wuts that mean? Is cyanogen?

Stock based custom rom means it would have performance mods,better battry backup more free ram, better ui and visuals and many more. But not cyanogen because the device dont have opensource codes.
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Stock based custom rom means it would have performance mods,better battry backup more free ram, better ui and visuals and many more. But not cyanogen because the device dont have opensource codes.

its sad but atleast we will get a custom rom that will be lite weight thanks @Owen007 and @Has.007
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its sad but atleast we will get a custom rom that will be lite weight thanks @Owen007 and @Has.007

np mate its all the help done by @Has.007 he is a nice guy I guess he will make a better custom rom for us.
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